Top Five Things You Need to Know about Patent Reform
Date: October 6, 2011
Time: 8:15–10:30 a.m.
Location: Nixon Peabody LLP, 2 Palo Alto Square, 3000 El Camino Real, Suite 500, Palo Alto, CA 94306-2106
The America Invents Act, signed September 16, 2011, by President Obama, is now law. Please join us on October 6, 2011, in our Silicon Valley office for a presentation and discussion about the most important aspects of the new legislation.
We’ll take a look at the top five topics you should be aware of:
- First inventor to file
- A different and more limited grace period
- Prior user rights
- Enhanced third-party participation
- Impact on patent litigation
- Ronald Lopez, Partner, Nixon Peabody LLP
- Khaled Shami, Partner, Nixon Peabody LLP
- Maria Swiatek, Counsel, Nixon Peabody LLP
- Gregory O’Hara, Partner, Nixon Peabody LLP
- Robert Krebs, Partner, Nixon Peabody LLP
- John Gutkoski, Partner, Nixon Peabody LLP
8:15–9:00 a.m. Continental breakfast and registration
9:00–10:30 a.m. Breakfast briefing
Nixon Peabody is an accredited provider of continuing legal education in California, New Hampshire, New York, and Rhode Island. This course is approved for 1.5 general credit hours, and is approved for experienced attorneys only. For other jurisdictions where reciprocity does not apply, Nixon Peabody will assist with seeking course CLE approval upon request. Please note that the CLE boards have the final authority on the acceptance and granting of CLE credit for individual courses. Certificates of completion with be mailed 30 days after the course. Attendees are responsible for self-reporting their CLE credits.