Strafford will be offering a webinar entitled "Functional Claiming for Software Patents: Leveraging Recent Court Treatment -- Surviving 112(f) and Disclosing Functional Basis for Software to Meet Heightened Standard of Review" on June 5, 2018 from 1:00 to 2:30 pm (EDT). Cory C. Bell and Doris Johnson Hines of Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner will guide IP counsel on functional claiming in software patents and USPTO prosecution, examine recent court treatment, and explain how to navigate the issue of functionality given the uncertainties in the prosecution and litigation contexts. The webinar will review the following issues:
• What has the impact of the Williamson decision been on functional claim interpretation for software patents?
• What are the benefits and limitations of using functional claims for software patents?
• What are the lessons from recent decisions regarding functionality in software patents?
The registration fee for the webcast is $297. Those interested in registering for the webinar, can do so here.