With the Federal Circuit looking to the specification hunting for an innovative concept and for an explanation about how the claimed invention is an improvement over the prior art, the written disclosures must be more robust to withstand increased scrutiny. Of course, there are pitfalls to avoid. But gone are the days of cheap patents with thin disclosures.
- Identifying the invention/improvement versus KSR 103 concerns
- Best practices for ensuring a complete and thorough specification
- 112 matters and common examiner rejections
- The trend toward flat fee billing: accomplishing it all on a client budget
Leading the webinar is Gene Quinn, President and Founder of IPWatchdog.com Joining Gene is Salvadore Bezos, Partner at Sterne Kessler and Jennifer Bailey, Partner for Erise IP.