Strafford will be offering a webinar/teleconference entitled "Double Patenting: Defeating Rejections and Avoiding Terminal Disclaimers" on April 4, 2013 from 1:00 - 2:30 pm (EDT). Thomas L. Irving of Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner and Donna M. Meuth, Senior Patent Counsel, Intellectual Property at Eisai will provide guidance to IP counsel for understanding B delay possibilities and double patenting, and offer best practices to defeat double patenting rejections and avoid terminal disclaimers. The panel will review the following questions:
• What is the scope of double patenting?
• What is the examiner's duty for rejecting double patents?
• What steps can be taken to defeat double patenting rejections?
• What best practices can be employed to avoid terminal disclaimers?
The registration fee for the webinar is $297 ($362 for registration and CLE processing). Those registering by March 8, 2013 will receive a $50 discount. Those interested in registering for the webinar, can do so here.