Technology Transfer Tactics will be offering a webinar entitled "Protecting and Licensing University Patents in a Post-Oil States and SAS World" on July 25, 2018 from 1:00 to 2:00 pm (ET). Tyson Benson and Doug Robinson of Harness, Dickey & Pierce, PLC and Cheryl Horst and Zane Gernhart of NUtech Ventures will address the following topics:
• What the Oil States and SAS decisions mean
-- the end of partial institution
-- estoppel after PTAB decisions
-- impact on licensing
• Changes to PTAB rules and procedures the PTO is implementing
-- 'usual and customary meaning' versus 'broadest reasonable interpretation'
-- implications for claim construction
• Overall impact on IPRs, PGRs and covered business method reviews
• Best practices to ensure patent protection and license-ability
The registration fee for the webinar is $197. Those interested in registering for the webinar, can do so here.