Date: Monday, January 29, 2018
Location: Live Webinar
Time: 12:00pm – 3:30pm
Credits: 3 General CLE hours
Price: $60 on or before 01/08/18; $75 thereafter
Join Attorney Kevin Flynn as he leads a 3-part discussion on Intellectual Property issues.
Part I: Intro to Patent Law for Non-Patent Attorneys – 12:00pm
Part II: Advanced Patent Concepts for Non-Patent Attorneys – 1:10pm
Part III: Patents for Software Inventions–Still Available for Some Software – 2:20pm
This live webinar is NC Bar-Approved.
In this course, he will cover the following: business justification for seeking a patent, utility patents as roadblocks for competitors, and obviousness trumps novelty.He will also discuss patentability vs Freedom-to-Operate, timing for filing a patent in US and abroad, and reasons to consider filing abroad. Lastly he will cover the overview of the PCT Process for preserving rights to file abroad, role of design patents, special challenges for software applications, and resources.