Patent Law

PLI offers in-depth programs, topical briefings, and various publications in the area of Patent Law. Explore our offerings below to select those most relevant to your practice.

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Who's Speaking?
Luis  Villa

Luis Villa ~ Deputy General Counsel, Wikimedia Foundation
Speaking at Open Source and Free Software 2014: Benefits, Risks and Challenges Practising Law Institute Dec. 10, 2014

Continuous changes in the legal and technical landscape make it critical for IP, technology and business lawyers to keep abreast of the legal and technical

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Joseph Yang

Joseph Yang ~ PatentEsque Law Group, LLP
Speaking at Understanding the Intellectual Property License 2014 Practising Law Institute Dec. 8 - 9, 2014

Companies continue to turn to licensing because it offers valuable economic and strategic opportunities. Licensing can be used to gain access to intellectual

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Featured Seminar

Advanced Patent Prosecution Workshop 2014: Claim Drafting & Amendment Writing

Sep. 11 - 12, 2014

InterContinental Chicago Hotel - Chicago, IL

In this advanced two-day program, you will have a unique opportunity to receive hands-on drafting experience under the guidance of experienced patent prosecutors. By working in small technologically-distinct groups, you will receive individualized feedback on claim drafting and amendment writing skills, as well as learn practical techniques for avoiding prosecution pitfalls. Guidance will be provided on the America Invents Act and its implementat... Read More

News & Expert Analysis

August 27, 2014

A New Chief Accountant for the SEC

From: The SEC Institute Blog

The SEC announced the appointment of James Schnurr...

August 19, 2014

Federal Circuit Affirms Inequitable Conduct Against Apotex

From: Patent Law Practice Center

Apotex Inc. and Apotex Corp. (collectively, “Apote...

August 14, 2014

CAFC Reverses Summary Judgment for Lack of Adequate Written Description

From: Patent Law Practice Center

In ScriptPro, LLC v. Innovation Associates, the Fe...

August 13, 2014

Head-Mounted Wearable Tech

From: Patent Law Practice Center

The field of wearable technology became somewhat &...

August 13, 2014

More on Metrics!

From: The SEC Institute Blog

A couple of weeks ago we did a “Comment of the Wee...