Strategies for the European Unitary Patent
Date: September 19, 2017 (Tuesday)
Time: Noon – 1:30 p.m. EST
Joanna Thurston - Withers & Rogers LLP
Bruce Girvan - Ceres Power Limite
Who should attend:
People in TTO at all career levels with an interest in European Patent law.
Course description: The coming into force of the Unitary Patent will be a landmark moment in European Law. The Unitary Patent has the power to revolutionize European patent filing strategy. It’s been many years in the making, but it is likely to arrive in Spring 2018, and will apply to all European Patent applications pending at that date.
Now is the time to consider how this new option can be used as part of your patent filing strategy.
This talk will cover ways to make the most of the Unitary Patent, with a particular emphasis on how it can work with common University commercialization models.
The talk will cover:
- A brief overview of the fundamentals
- How the Unitary Patent could work for you
- UP v classical EP national validation route v national filings
- Best options for Licensing models?
- Best options for Start ups?
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Attendees Will Learn...
- The advantages, and potential disadvantages of the system
- Processes and timings
- How the Unitary Patent likely to be used by SME's, medium sized businesses and large corporate
- How the Unitary Patent is likely to be used in license negotiations
- How the Unitary Patent could be incorporated into your IP strategy
- The importance of ownership
- What the risks are to the implementation process
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