Post Grant Bootcamp
June 27-30, 2017
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Metropolitan Washington, DC
Who Should Attend?
- U.S. corporate counsel and private practice attorneys seeking instruction on post grant practice*
- Patent attorneys and agents from abroad who are interested in developing an understanding of post grant proceedings*
* Participants should have basic knowledge of U.S. patent law or litigation. The Post Grant Bootcamp can be taken in conjunction with the Summer Patent Seminar, but each seminar requires a separate registration.
A “bootcamp” can be defined as an intensive training program for improving one's skills in a particular subject area. The Post Grant Bootcamp (PGB) will start with a brief overview of post grant issues and the possible post grant options and will then take an in depth look at post grant procedures at the USPTO (such as inter partes review, post-grant review and supplemental examination). The format includes lectures and hands-on workshops where participants will experience mock conference calls with Administrative Patent Judges, mock depositions and a mock final hearing. Participants will work together with the aim of improving their skills in the post grant world.
CLE Credit Available
Estimated 20 hours of Virginia CLE credit available, including 1 hour of ethics credit. Participants can use the Virginia credit approval form to apply for credit in their respective states.
Lectures are held at the Falls Church, Virginia offices of BSKB, in the metropolitan Washington, D.C. area. Classes generally run from 9:00am to 4:30pm daily. Lunch is provided daily, and social events providing dinner will be held on Tuesday and Thursday evenings. Detailed class schedules will be issued prior to the start of the seminar.
The fee for the 2017 PGB is $1,695, which includes lecture materials, lunches and social events. Upon registering for the PGB, you will receive an invoice and payment instructions.
BSKB has arranged a group rate for participants at a hotel within walking distances of our offices. Upon registering for the seminar, you will receive further information on housing options.
Registration for the 2017 Post Grant Bootcamp must be completed by May 29, 2017.Please contact BSKB with any questions.
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Post Grant Procedures
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Post Grant Workshop
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