IP Day 2019

Current Research on Patent Prosecution

What issues are patent applicants and examiners wrestling with today, and what do they tell us about the state of innovation in the U.S.?

Hear the latest research, including a panel discussion on the recent Qualcomm decision, at the Third Annual TPRI IP Day on Monday, July 22, 2019, in Room 212 at Boston University School of Law, 765 Commonwealth Avenue.

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8.30 – 9.00 Breakfast

9.00 – 9.15 Opening Remarks, Angela Onwuachi-Willig, Dean

9.15 – 11.05 Panel One: Examination and Quality

11.15 – 12.30 Panel Two: Examiners Under the Microscope

12.30 – 2.00 Lunch Panel Discussion on FTC vs. Qualcomm

Panelists:  Erik Hovenkamp, Jeff Prince, Tim Simcoe

2.00 – 3.20 Panel Three: Methods and Eligibility

  • Andrew Toole, “Are You My Twin?”
  • Arti Rai, “Section 101 and Medical Diagnostics”
  • Discussant: Christian Helmers

3.30 – 4.50 Panel Four: Cumulative Innovation

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