(Better Training, Better Writing and Better Patents)
Venue: National Academy of Agricultural Research Management Campus, Rajendra Nagar, Hyderabad 500 407
Fee Structure per delegate: Rs. 5000/-
2) Understand what drives the framing of critical drafting.
3) Acquire theoretical and practical skills related to patents and patent application procedures and to develop claim drafting skills.
4) The core skills to be imparted include scope of patent, patent application procedures, different types of claims, and claim drafting, in compliance with procedural requirements.
1) Attending the workshop are scientists, researchers, technology managers, inventors, SME’s and attorneys with technical backgrounds, who will be drafting patent claims in the future.
2) This program is designed for private or corporate practitioners with patent experience who wish to improve their general claim drafting and amendment writing skills. Registrants will have the opportunity to concentrate on the specialized skilld required in their technological area.
3) Course material will include sample problems and model solutions.
Early registration is advisable as enrollment is limited.
(Each subject is 1 hour except as noted)
Day One, October 5, 2009
I. Goals for each section
II. General drafting strategy
I. Purpose of the Background
a) Tell the story
b) Avoid Mistakes
II. Discussing prior art
I. The art of description
II. Claim construction
III. Ensuring that terms mean what you want them to mean
I. The Written Description Requirement
b) Chemical cases
c) Biotech cases.
II. Problem areas prosecution, continuations, priority cases
III. Identifying problems during drafting.
I. The Enablement Requirement
II. Using the level of skill in the art
III. Enabling the full scope of the claims.
IV. Experimentation what is “undue”?
Day Two, October 6, 2009
I. “Patent Profanity”
II. Prosecution history.
III. “Last step before submission”
I. Using Statutory classes
II. Varying claim scope
III. Claims and Specification developing scope.
I. Plural and singular
II. Claiming relative terms
IV. Functional claiming
I. Preamble as limitation.
III. Broadening with claim terms
IV. Broadening with spec terms
I. Identifying Potential infringers.
II. Drafting to cover all possible targets.
III. Using dependent claims
IV. Picket fences
I. Claim construction Exercise
a) From both sides
b) Present arguments
For any queries, contact:
Executive Officer – IPR
Confederation of Indian Industry
Andhra Pradesh Technology Development & Promotion Centre
1-11-252/9, Plot No:7 Regal house, II Floor,
Motilal Nehru Nagar, Begumpet, Hyderabad -500 016
Website : http://www.aptdc.com