Strafford will be offering a webinar/teleconference entitled "AIA Impact on Section 103 and Non-Obviousness: Navigating Timing Changes, Post-AIA Treatment of KSR, and Secondary Considerations to Meet Patent Validity Requirements" on June 25, 2013 from 1:00 - 2:30 pm (EDT). Thomas L. Irving and Erika H. Arner of Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner will provide guidance to patent counsel regarding the impact of the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act (AIA) on section 103 and non-obviousness, and offer best practices for meeting the non-obviousness requirement for patent validity. The panel will review the following questions:
• How has the AIA impacted the determination of
• How has the Federal Circuit treated the issues of non-obviousness?
• What practices should counsel employ in order to meet the non-obviousness requirement?
The registration fee for the webinar is $297 ($362 for registration and CLE processing). Those interested in registering for the webinar, can do so here.