Wednesday, May 12, 2021 | 1:30-2:30 PM ET

The Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) is the most popular venue nationwide for patent disputes, surpassing even the Eastern District of Texas. With the explosion in popularity of post-grant proceedings, particularly inter partes review (IPR), post-grant considerations are now an integral component any thoughtful patent strategy. For patent owners, that strategy begins at the drafting stage by crafting claims that can survive IPR challenges.

On Wednesday, May 12, join Fish attorneys Kenneth Darby and David Holt as they discuss tips and tricks for drafting IPR-resistant patents, including:

    • The structural hallmarks of a strong claim set;
    • How to use dependent claims to your advantage;
    • The role of means-plus-function claims;
    • Building support for claim interpretation;
    • Seeding an invention narrative; and
    • The importance of figures

Fish & Richardson, P.C. is an accredited CLE provider by the California, New York, and Texas State Continuing Legal Education Boards. (California Provider Number 4933). Fish & Richardson will apply for 1.0 hour of CLE credit in some additional states. Credit will be awarded only to attorneys who report their required CLE states during their registration process and who log in and complete the webinar in its entirety. Note that Fish is unable to grant CLE credit to attendees who listen to the audio portion only.

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