Join Gene Quinn, patent attorney and founder of IPWatchdog, for a free webinar this Thursday!
The patent process is expensive. The last thing you want to do is waste time and money preparing and filing an application when there is knock-out prior art that will prevent a patent from being granted, or at the least make any patent that is obtained extremely narrow.
Still, many choose to begin the patent process without a search. But this is particularly problematic today given the likelihood that any valuable patent will be challenged in a post grant proceeding at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board.
Challenging patents in post grant proceeding obviously requires a competent, thorough search, but certain advanced strategies really demand a highly focused search. Is your search really coordinated with a comprehensive post grant strategy?
In addition to answering as many audience questions as possible, we'll address:
- What level of search should be undertaken prior to filing a patent application?
- What level of search is required before filing a post grant challenge?
- Where to look, what to disclose (Rule 56) and how much to use in an IPR petition.
Can't make it on April 27? No problem! Register now to attend or get the recording.