Would you be better served by a getting a provisional patent and then converting to a traditional patent? When is the best time to apply? Learn everything you ever wanted to know about patents and ask your questions to our experts. Join Marc Morley and Brittney Syz as they return to discuss how you can better protect and extend the life of your IP.
What You Will Learn
- Basic requirements for a patent
- The importance of patents to our economy and current USPTO patent statistics
- Provisional v. Nonprovisional Applications
The challenges and solutions of filing and fully covering the technology for patent purposes
- And much more…
Date: Thursday, January 30, 2014 @ 2pm-3pm ET
Meet Your Experts
Marc Morley is a partner with the law firm of Foley & Lardner LLP in San Diego and previously practiced with Knobbe Martens Olsen & Bear. He specializes in patents and intellectual property protection for a diverse array of technologies including biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, nanotechnology, clean technology, medical devices and plants. Morley was a summer law clerk for the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee, where he worked on legislative projects including the Omnibus Patent Reform Act of 1997, the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, and the Database Piracy Act.
Brittany Syz, VP of Business Development and General Counsel of Oberon Fuels. Prior to Oberon Fuels, Brittany practiced transactional law providing real estate and corporate legal services. She worked on transactions, ranging from the permitting and leasing of wind farms to refinancings of major development projects. During the dot.com boom, Brittany was an initial employee of two internet start-up companies. Her role was to design and build-out the internet products/projects.
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