About the Course:
Don’t miss this unique opportunity to listen to the most important facets of breaking decisions and developments in patent law. The constitutionality of administrative patent judges, proposed amendments to Sections 101 and 112, and changes in applying the Alice/Mayo test are discussed. The Alice flow chart test is presented. Possible consequences of COVID-19 on patent laws are expounded upon.
Don’t miss this unique opportunity to listen to the most important facets of breaking decisions and developments in patent law. Topics of discussion include:
- The constitutionality of administrative patents judges as per the federal circuit’s decision in Arthrex v. Smith & Nephew.
- Proposed amendments to Sections 101 and 112.
- Changes in applying the Alice/Mayo test.
- The risks of declarations providing conclusionary explanations.
- A review of the Cray factors in determining venue.
- Instances in which willful infringement is not sufficient constructive notice.
- The conditions that determine whether certificates of correction have retroactive effect.
- The Alice flow chart test and a 101 example at PTAB is presented.
- Possible consequences of COVID-19 on patent laws.
- The possible embrace of patent automation tools by patent practitioners.
The following are among the Federal Circuit decisions related to inter partes review proceedings that are expanded upon in this highly informative webinar:
- Arctic Cat v. GEP Power
- Papst Licensing v. Samsung
- Henny Penny v. Frymaster LLC
- Power Integrations v. Semiconductor Components
- Acoustic Technology v. Itron Networked Solutions
- In re Google
- Arctic Cat v. Bombardier
- Emerson Electric v. SIPCO
Course Leaders: Tyson Benson, Patent Attorney, Bejin Bieneman, PLC
Tyson Benson is a patent attorney with over a decade of intellectual property experience. His intellectual property law practice is primarily devoted to the procurement, management, and protection of patent rights for his clients’ most important technologies.
Tyson has served clients ranging from start-ups to universities to Fortune 500 companies in obtaining patent protection in a wide variety of new and emerging technologies. Tyson has experience drafting and prosecuting patent applications in the areas of: automotive systems, electric vehicles, blockchain technologies, machine learning, integrated circuit technologies, semiconductor device fabrication, software, hardware, e-commerce, telecommunications, medical devices, and the mechanical arts.
Tyson also assists clients in managing their patent portfolios, performing due diligence investigations of intellectual property portfolios, evaluating the validity and enforceability of patents, and providing litigation support. He is also regularly involved in securing trademark protection, negotiating profitable licensing agreements, providing litigation support and conducting freedom to operate analyses.
Course Length: Approx. 1.5 hours