This module will explain the lifecycle of a patent application and typical interactions with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Practice tips will be provided, and a practical exercise will involve responding to an Office Action.
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The Finnegan IP University is a four-week (1.5 hours per week) educational program providing an overview of careers in intellectual property (IP) and covering the nuts and bolts of the U.S. patent system. The program is open to all undergraduate and graduate students with a focus on attracting a strong pool of diverse candidates. Through this program, students will learn about the various types of IP rights, the basics of drafting patent applications, and how to prosecute those applications before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
Finnegan is a breakfast sponsor of the Intellectual Property Owners Association’s (IPO) IPOwners Spring Summit. Finnegan partner Chris Johns will join panel discussion “Patent Eligibility Around the World.” The conference will take place at the Washington Marriott at Metro Center in Washington, DC. For more information, or to register, please see the IPO’s website.
Finnegan partner Nishla Keiser will join the panel discussion “Comprehensive Due Diligence for Novel Therapeutics: Beyond IP and FTO” at the American Conference Institute’s (ACI) Forum on IP, Funding and Tech Strategies for Novel Therapeutic Modalities. The conference will take place at the Seaport Hotel in Boston, Massachusetts. For more information, or to register, please see the ACI’s website.