Strafford will be offering a webinar/teleconference entitled "Patent Term Adjustments and Extensions: Recent Developments -- Leveraging Exelixis, Other Court Decisions and Recent USPTO Rule Changes to Maximize PTAs and PTEs" on January 22, 2013 from 1:00 - 2:30 pm (EST). Thomas L. Irving of Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner; Donna M. Meuth, Senior Patent Counsel, Intellectual Property for Eisai; and Margaret J. Sampson of Vinson & Elkins will provide guidance to IP counsel for calculating patent term adjustments and extensions, examine recent court treatment and USPTO rule changes, and offer approaches for maximizing patent term adjustments and extensions. The webinar will review the following questions:
How will the recent rule changes by the USPTO change the landscape for PTA and
• What will be the impact of the recent decision by the federal district court in Exelixis Inc. v. Kappos?
• What steps should patent applicants take to maximize PTA and PTE?
The registration fee for the webinar is $297 ($362 for registration and CLE processing). Those registering by January 11, 2013 will receive a $50 discount. Those interested in registering for the webinar, can do so here.