25th Annual Joint Patent Practice Seminar

April 30, 2009
The Hilton New Avenue of the York, NY
A one-day program featuring five panels of experts discussing recent developments in the law which all patent practitioners will need to know.

Our panels of experts will address topics in the area of: litigation, licensing and foreign patent practice, biotechnology/pharmaceuticals; ethical issues in patent law and USPTO.

Keynote Speaker: Honorable Paul R. Michel
Chief Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

Panel IV: Ethical Issues in Patent Law
2:05 - 3:25 p.m.
Factors Showing Lack of Objective Recklessness: In re Seagate Tech., LLC 497 F.3d 1360 (Fed. Cir. 2007)
Anthony P. Gangemi, Wiggin and Dana LLP

Panel V: USPTO Practice
3:40 - 5:00 p.m.
Comiskey Revisited: Section 101 as Gatekeeper for Patentability Requirements?
Dale L. Carlson, Wiggin and Dana LLP

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