by Dennis Crouch
As a member and supporter of the Nationwide Affiliation of Patent Practitioners (NAPP), I’m wanting ahead to the NAPP Annual Assembly and Convention scheduled for July 19-21 in Alexandria, Virginia on the USPTO Headquarters. I invite all these invested in defending mental property rights to attend, particularly of us who’re deep within the day-to-day enterprise of defending patent rights. We’ve a exceptional line-up of audio system this 12 months, together with the USPTO Director, Kathi Vidal.
Delving deeper into the convention agenda, we kick off on July nineteenth with an non-obligatory tour of Outdated City Alexandria, adopted by expert-led discussions on a broad vary of matters from the present USPTO Pilot Applications to how one can shield your follow from cyber-attacks. Thursday, July twentieth, will supply one other full day of periods masking all the pieces from responding to prior artwork rejections, to cultivating range in patent legislation, and greatest practices for PTAB appeals. My patent legislation replace is Thursday morning. Lastly, on Friday, July twenty first, we’ll wrap up with in-depth periods on nonce phrases and means plus operate, invention within the company atmosphere, and patent time period adjustment calculation, amongst different nerdy patent matters.
I notably encourage legislation college students to attend and reap the benefits of the steeply discounted charge for college students and teachers. It’s price noting that attendance is free for the Judiciary and Federal Authorities staff akin to PTAB Judges and Patent Examiners. Organizers have made preparations for discounted lodging on the Embassy Suites Alexandria Outdated City for many who ebook early.
You probably have not been a part of NAPP, this can be a fantastic alternative to affix an amazing group for patent practitioners, community with trade professionals, and acquire sensible insights into the world of patent legislation. I hope to see you there!
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