Strafford will be offering a webinar entitled "Drafting Software Patents to Survive Section 101 and AIA Challenges -- Anticipating and Minimizing the Risk of 101, 103 Rejections, Recent Court Guidance" on January 23, 2018 from 1:00 to 2:30 pm (EST). Michael L. Kiklis and Stephen G. Kunin of Oblon McClelland Maier & Neustad will provide guidance to patent practitioners on how to draft their patent applications to overcome both § 101 and AIA challenges. The webinar will review the following issues:
• What are the hurdles for patent counsel to demonstrate a software-related claim is not abstract?
• If an abstract idea is found, how can patent practitioners pass Alice’s step two?
• What guidance have the courts provided in recent decisions concerning patent eligibility for software-related inventions?
• What best practices should counsel use to help software-related inventions survive AIA challenges?
The registration fee for the webcast is $297. Those interested in registering for the webinar, can do so here.