Technology Transfer Tactics will be offering a webinar entitled "Implementing the New Priority Rules Under the AIA" on March 7, 2013 from 1:00 - 2:00 pm (Eastern). Charles R. Macedo of Amster, Rothstein and Ebenstein, LLP will discuss how to adjust filing strategies and procedures in view of the AIA's new prior art and priority rules. The webinar will cover the following topics:
Premises of old first to invent system, traditional first-to-file system, and
new U.S. priority rule under AIA
- Explanation of new rules
- 102(a) -- What is prior art?
- 102(b) -- Exceptions to prior art?
• Implications of new rules
- Use of Provisionals
- Use of Publications
- Use of NDAs
• New PTO Procedures
- Changes in PTO rules to address new requirements
• Recommended Procedures
- Docketing Implications
- Budgeting Implications
- Revisions to NDAs
- Revisions to Publication Policies
The registration fee for the webinar is $197. Those interested in registering for the webinar, can do so here.