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CR Attorney Presenting Webinar on After Final Patent Prosecution Strategy

Posted on Jan 16, 2017 in Events

It’s a dilemma – corporations are seeking more patent protection than ever before, yet corporate counsel are under constant pressure to keep costs as low as possible. How are these conflicting objectives addressed?  One important aspect of cost-effective patent protection is with regard to After Final Strategy. The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) provides numerous options that may be chosen when a patent application receives a Final Rejection.

CR attorney Lawrence Ashery is presenting a webinar on the topic on January 25, 2017 at 12:30 pm EST.  In this webinar, Larry will be reviewing all of the choices that are available, explaining the strategies, and discussing the pros and cons of each option. How the PTO’s internal productivity measurement system may affect outcome will also be explained. Different procedures that will be discussed include amendment, traversal, Request for Continued Examination, After Final Consideration Pilot (AFCP) 2.0,  Pre-Appeal Brief Conferences and Appeal.

The webinar, entitled “After Final Patent Prosecution Strategy”, is offered through the Association of Intellectual Property Firms.  Registration and information regarding CLE credits are available on the AIPF website.


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