Samson Helfgott, of counsel in the Intellectual Property practice, will join active patent attorneys from the United States, Europe and China to present this two-day seminar on Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) rules, procedures, practices and strategies. Topics will include:

  • how to select a receiving office;
  • how to choose an international searching authority;
  • whether or not to file a demand for preliminary examination;
  • making best use of the expanding Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH);
  • avoiding and fixing the most-common blunders made during filing of PCT applications;
  • picking countries into which to enter the national phase;
  • restoration of priority and incorporation by reference;
  • best practices when entering the national phase in Europe and China;
  • taking advantage of ePCT and Patentscope; and
  • implications of the America Invents Act and the Patent Law Treaty on PCT practice.

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