Understand Patent Law 2010

July 14, 2010 – July 16, 2010
Jane T. Gunnison

Jane T. Gunnison will be speaking at PLI’s upcoming program “Understanding Patent Law 2010”

Patent Overview, Part 1

  • The patent application and its various parts
  • The patent life cycle: conception, preparation, filing, prosecution, and issuance
  • Fees and timing issues
  • How do patents relate to other types of IP?

Patent Overview, Part 2

  • What is patentable subject matter?
  • How have recent Federal Circuit decisions impacted patent prosecution?
  • PTO fee structures
  • Foreign patent prosecution

Ropes & Gray Speakers

Jane T. Gunnison
Jane T. Gunnison
Retired Partner