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Special Patent Workshop Part 1

  • 10/24/2015
  • 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  • 5141 California Avenue, Irvine, CA (The Beach [room 205] at the Cove at UCI Applied Innovation)
Patent Workshop: Preparing and Filing Your Provisional Patent Application - Part 1

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Don't miss this amazing free workshop with Bob... There are limited spaces available.

Also... it's a set of 2 SATURDAY workshops... It's not on Friday.

5141 California Avenue, Irvine, CA (The Beach [room 205] at the Cove at UCI Applied Innovation) 

Robert (Bob) Fish is the founding partner of Fish & Tsang LLP and an adjunct professor at UCI law school. He currently oversees more than a thousand active patent matters and numerous trademark matters, including extensive foreign filings. He also is involved in several patent enforcement programs which include in-bound and out-bound licensing, arbitration and litigation.

Bob is the author of Strategic Patenting, White Space Patenting, Green Fields Patenting and Prosecution Magic--comprehensive guides to the complete patent process. He also pens the "Patent Beast" comic strip and designs patent-themed board games.

Workshop Description

This is a workshop! The goal is for individuals to get first-hand experience in patent drafting. The first Saturday (October 24, 2015) will focus on the nuts and bolts of drafting a provisional patent application, with a strong emphasis on strategies, building portfolios, costs and benefits, etc.

Two weeks later (November 7, 2015), Bob will lead group discussions to review some of the applications drafted by the attendees. Following that will be small group and individual mentoring sessions by Bob and other attorneys and agents from his office.

Bob is an adjunct professor, teaching patent drafting at UCI Law School. He has done this many times, and it is always a really fun process.

Agenda for Part 1 on October 24, 2015

10:00 AM Check In; Material Distribution

10:30 AM Patent Drafting Lecture

12:00 PM Lunch

1:00 PM Group Exercise: Drafting Patent Claims

3:30 PM Discussion of Homework: Drafting Your Provisional Application and Related Non-Disclosure Agreement

Agenda for Part 2 on Nov 7, 2015

10:00 AM Check-In and Group Assignments

10:30 AM Group Review and Critique of Draft Applications

12:00 PM Lunch

1:00 PM Individualized Review and Feedback on Draft Applications

3:30 PM Discussion and Q&A

Note:   Individuals can sign up for either or both days

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