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The following online patent information and related events are offered Tue-Thu & Sat. Sep.21-23 & 25, 2021: See also below information about other upcoming training events (Sep 28-Oct 8, 2021), conferences and selected recent publications of interest.
9/21/2021 4:00 AM ET Clarivate What’s New in Derwent Innovation
9/21/2021 9:00 AM ET Dennemeyer IP Consulting IP Monitoring - How intelligent is your IP Intelligence Smart handling of Big Data (New)
9/21/2021 11:00 AM ET WIPR/Sigacious IP Utilising IP Data to Effectively Gather Market, Business and Competitive Intelligence (New)
9/21/2021 11:30 AM ET WIPO Patentscope: The Basics (also 9/23/2021 at 8:30 AM CET)9/21/2021 7:30 PM ET American Patent Agency webinar series@MIT Claims, Inventorship, Ownership & Patent Rights)
9/21/2021 8:45 PM ET Clarivate Virtual IP Forum Australasia Harnessing the power of IP data to drive R&D.
9/22/2021 4:30 AM ET European IP Helpdesk IP in Biotechnology
9/22/2021 12:00 PM ET ClearstoneIP/IPWatchdog Balancing Product Development & Patent Risk: Freedom-to-Operate and Avoiding Liability in the Face of Mega Verdicts (New)
9/22/2021 2:00 PM ET PatSnap Innovation Intelligence for the IP Attorney (New)
9/23/2021 4:30 AM ET CLEF2021: Cheminformatics Elsevier Melbourne University lab ChEMU
9/23/2021 9:00 AM & 2:00 PM ET STN Ferrying a Drug into a Tumor Cell Using Specific Immunoconjugates 9/23/2021 12:00 PM ET USPTO PTAB Inventor Hour Webinar
9/23/2021 2:00 PM ET USPTO Learn about design patents
9/23/2021 2:00 PM ET Clarivate How to Think Like A Professional Patent Searcher9/25/2021 9:30 AM ET Liverpool Business & IP Centre Introduction To Registered Designs (also 9/28/2021 5:30 ET) (New)
Tuesday, Sep. 21, 20214:00 - 5:00 AM ET | 10:00 -11:00 AM CET
Clarivate What’s New in Derwent InnovationPresenter Brian Larner, Derwent Learning, Clarivate See a description andnotes to July 13, 2021 What’s New in Derwent Innovation webinar in updated Jul. 12, 2021 PIUG-PF post.
9:00 – 10:00 AM ET | 3:00 – 4:00 PM CETDennemeyer IP Consulting IP Monitoring - How intelligent is your IP Intelligence Smart handling of Big Data (Registration) (New)Monitoring of third-party IP is one of the most important and challenging tasks for every IP Department.Agenda: How to make sure not to miss anything important? How to handle big data smart and efficiently? How to treat results and involve R&D Experts in the IP-Monitoring process? How to utilize state-of-the-art software tools and databases? Q&A session
In this webinar, we will answer these and several other critical IP-Monitoring questions. Register and learn about best practices from the industry and the latest developments of IP-Monitoring Tools. ...
Johannes Herbert, Manager Consulting and Burkhard Josuhn-Kadner, Senior Manager Consulting, both Dennemeyer Consulting GmbHSource: An email from Dennemeyer IP 9/20/2021 11:00 AM -12:00 PM ET | 5:00 - 6:00 PM CETWIPR/Sigacious IP Utilising IP Data to Effectively Gather Market, Business and Competitive Intelligence (New)Speaker: Faiz Waheed, Regional head – Europe, Sagacious IPHow applying IP data intelligence can help companies make the right decisions, independent of protecting their businesses; How different stakeholders have employed IP data to their advantage; In what ways artificial intelligence and new tech tools are advancing the decision-making process
11:30 AM -12:30 PM ET | 5:30 - 6:30 PM CET (also 9/23/2021 at 8:30 AM CET)WIPO Patentscope: The Basics (Presentation, ~79 p.)
Presenter: Sandrine Ammann (WIPO)
See video on demand/presentation of previous webinar PATENTSCOPE: For Beginners (Apr. 15, 2021: presentation, 67 p; October 22, 2020: video on demand (24:19), presentation, 74 p.); for information on other Patenscope webinar, see July 12, 2021 PIUG-PG post.7:30 - 8:30 PM ET || 1:30 - 2:30 AM CET (Sep.22, 2021)American Patent Agency webinar series@MIT Claims, Inventorship, Ownership & Patent Rights (Recording, #MIT2021, 1:04:13)
Instructor: Stephen Hou, Patent prosecution advisor at American Patent Agency LC. Hosted by MIT Graduate Student Council.This session discusses how patent claims work, the law regarding inventorship and ownership, and the scope of patent rights.Notes: This is the second of 14 lectures of Patent Strategy for Entrepreneurs: Fall 2021 Webinar Series @ MIT. (The first lecture: Recording, #MIT2021, 1:00:15) The webinars held every Tuesdays 7:30 PM until December 14, 2021. [..,The series spans a wide variety of topics in patent law, including claims, inventorship, patentability requirements (incl. novelty Oct. 19 & 26, 2021 and Non-Obviousness, Nov. 2, 2021), the patent application process, prosecution, post-grant proceedings, litigation, and licensing andpatent valuation. Although the focus will be on US law, some topics are enhanced with the laws of other jurisdictions as well…]. The lectures follows two books: Mueller, Janis. M. (2020). Patent law Sixth ed. (Aspen treatise series) Wolters Kluwer, 2020 (see sample Ch. 1-2 @Amazon) and Durham, A. L. Patent law essentials: A concise guide 5th Ed. Praeger, 2018.
8:45 PM -9:35 PM ET | 2:45 – 3:35 AM CET (Sep.22, 2021) | 10:50 – 11:35 AEST (Sep.22, 2021)Clarivate Virtual IP Forum Australasia Panel discussion: Harnessing the power of IP data to drive R&D (Registration)Panelists: Ed White, Head of IP Analytics, Jim Belfiore, Senior VP Advisory & Analytics Services; Rob Poolman, VP Web of Science Product Platform, Moderator: Vashe Kanesarajah, Head of Strategic Development (all –Clarivate)How deeper analysis of IP data can reveal valuable insights on key technology trends, competitive intelligence, and promising innovation opportunitiesWhile data is a valuable source of business intelligence, it is inherently complex. Advanced analytics are needed to extract actionable insights from patent and trademark data that can help drive R&D and commercial activities. These users need easily accessible, interconnected IP data embedded with meaningful metrics. Note: This Panel discussion was a rerun from July 7,2021 Clarivate Europe Innovation Forum which is available for replay (from 2:08-50:43, for this session)
Wednesday, Sep.22, 20214:30 – 6:00 AM ET | 10:30 AM -12:00 PM CET
European IP Helpdesk IP in Biotechnology (Recording , 1:38:29)Speaker: Dr. Sebastian Tegethoff; Organizer: European Innovation Council and SMEs Executive Agency The webinar will give an overview about: Relevant IP rights; The context of IP in product development; Specifics of IP in biotech; Development of an IP portfolio; Management of an IP portfolioNote: The recording of May 12, 2021 European IP Helpdesk IP in Biotechnology webinar with Dr.Tegethoff is available here.(1:26:06)
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM ET | 6:00 - 7:00 PM CETClearstoneIP/IPWatchdog Balancing Product Development & Patent Risk: Freedom-to-Operate... (Recording, 1:08:14, presentation 12 p.) Discussion about where focus should be placed in order to maximize value and insight in patent clearance in the wake of a resurgence in large scale patent damage awards. The panel will discuss: Are FTO investigations necessary for risk mitigation today? If so, when?; How should in-house and law firm counsel best manage FTO investigations given the changing patent damages climate?...
Speakers: Christopher Patrick, Baker Botts; Jennifer Russell, Surgalign Spine Technologies, Inc, Gabe Sukman, Co-Founder and CEO, ClearstoneIP. and Gene Quinn, IPWatchdogAdditional InfoClearstone FTO Accelerate patent clearance and product development with a centralized freedom-to-operate workflow management platform that builds leverageable institutional knowledge (See also PIUG-wiki posts in 2013 and 2017; workshop at 2015 PIUG Annual)
Clearstone FTO Standard (free) …( includes an intuitive patent review module that makes it easy to assemble and analyze patent claims. The review interface enables comprehensive annotation and mark-up capabilities including claim-by-claim determinations, text highlighting, commenting on both the document and claim level, tagging, and attaching documents.) Clearstone FTO case study (October 5, 2020); Review Claims and Capture Analysis in Multiple Languages (April 26, 2021)
2:00 – 3:00 PM ET | 2:00 – 3:00 PM ET
PatSnap Innovation Intelligence for the IP Attorney (Recording) Speakers: Sam Wiley, PatSnap & Kumar Maheshwari, Managing Partner at Mahesh Law Group
...How can Connected Innovation Intelligence improve legal workflows such as maintenance fee decisions, file wrapper monitoring, and patent analysis?Additional Info about PatSnap:
Lee, Yoolim. SoftBank Mints New Unicorn by Backing Analytics Firm PatSnap. Bloomberg.com. March 16, 202 1
Thusday, September 23, 20214:30 - 6:00 AM ET | 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM CETCLEF2021: Cheminformatics Elsevier Melbourne University lab ChEMU“Digitalization & curation of knowledge as the foundation for speeding up drug discovery”, Dr. Rosalind Sankey, Elsevier (with particular focus on need of automatic extraction information from 200,000+ patents/month and enriching it by target identification for competitor profiling and with substance information novelty searching (driven Reaxys patent content expansion in Feb. 2021 with inclusion of LexisNexis patent data] (Invited presentation)ChEMU 2021: Reaction Reference Resolution and Anaphora Resolution in Chemical Patents@CLEF2021, Karen Verspoor, Yuan Li, Jiayuan He, Biaoyan Fang, Hiyori Yoshikawa, Zenan Zhai, Timothy Baldwin, Lawrence Covedon, Trevor Cohn (RMIT Univ. and Univ. of Melbourne, Australia) [Proceedings of the Working Notes of CLEF 2021 ...Bucharest, Romania, September 21st to 24th, 2021, Papers No. 58 (17 p.)*]
HUKB at CheMU 2021 Task 2: Anaphora Resolution, Kojiro Machi, Masaharu Yoshioka, Hokkaido University [ibid, Paper No. 60 (12 p.)]A pipelined approach to Anaphora Resolution in Chemical Patents, Ritam Dutt, Sopan Khosla, and Carolyn Rose (Carnegie Mellon University, Language Technologies Institute) [ibid, Paper No. 60 (12 p.)]* also published as:Li, Y., Fang, B., He, J., Yoshikawa, H., Akhondi, S. A., Druckenbrodt, C., Thorne, C., Afzal, Z., Zhai, Z., Baldwin, T., & Verspoor, K. (2021). Overview of ChEMU 2021: Reaction Reference Resolution and Anaphora Resolution in Chemical Patents. In K. S. Candan, B. Ionescu, L. Goeuriot, B. Larsen, H. Müller, A. Joly, M. Maistro, F. Piroi, G. Faggioli, & N. Ferro (Eds.), Experimental IR Meets Multilinguality, Multimodality, and Interaction). Springer International Publishing, pp. 292–307See an additional references, including tasks guidelines in a Reply to Jun. 23, 2021 PIUG-PF post
2:00 -3:00 PM ET | 8:00 - 9:00 PM CET (also at 9:00 -10:00 AM ET | 3:00 - 4:00 PM CET)
STN Ferrying a Drug into a Tumor Cell Using Specific Immunoconjugates (Recording, 55:57, presentation, 52 p.) Presenters: Sebastian Brauch, FIZ Karlsruhe, and Ernst Aichinger, ACS InternationalImmunoconjuagtes, also known as antibody drug conjugates (ADCs), are …generally composed of a targeting antibody linked to a cytotoxic payload or drug. ...In this webinar we will uncover the different indexing approaches and also provide best practices for dealing with searching these hybrid complexes on STNext. [CAS REGISTRYSM, CAplusSM, DWPI and other STNext databases]See also recorded Jan. 2015 STN presentation: ”Search Strategies at the Interface of Chemistry and Biology: Immunoconjugates“ (recording, 45 min, presentation 62 p., Jan. 22, 2015, Anne Jones, ACS International)
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM ET | 6:00 - 7:00 PM CET
USPTO PTAB Inventor Hour Webinar (Presentation, 51 p)
This is the second of six series covering PTAB proceeding basics. [What is an ex parte appeal?, PTAB webpage, AIA proceedings overview, Case study]Recording and copy of presentation of the first webinar and webinar series schedule, see an event web-page.
2:00 -3:30 PM ET | 8:00 -9:30 PM CET
USPTO Learn about design patentsWhat is a design patent? How does it differ from a utility patent? ...Learn the basics of the design patent system from a USPTO design supervisory patent examiner.See also recording (1:57:01) of previous, June, 4th, 2021 webinar “Learn about design patents” (Garth Rademaker, SPE, USPTO)
2:00 -3:00 PM ET | 8:00 -9:00 PM CET
Clarivate How to Think Like A Professional Patent SearcherInsights learned from the experience of a former professional searcher. In this session, you will learn how to deconstruct a search topic into concepts, how to develop keyword and classification strategies for each concept, and how to combine those strategies.
Saturday, September 25, 20219:30 – 10:15 AM ET | 3:30 – 4:15 PM CET (alsoLiverpool Business & IP Centre Introduction To Registered Designs
This webinar will explain the basics behind registered design protection and registration, and how to use internet databases and resources to search for designs. The session will include a demonstration of a registered design search to guide delegates through the process.Additional Information:
Lampert, Maria. (British Library). A brief introduction to registered designs [include design searching by EUIPO’s DesignView, WIPO’s Hague Express and Global Design Database]
Abel + Imray. Guide to registered designs, 2019, 16 p.
D Young & Co (UK) Introduction to Registered Designs.(FAQs and Guides)
J A Kemp. (2016). Introduction to Registered Designs Briefing, March 2016. 2 p.
Burrell, William Brexit and the UK design registration database… D Young & Co. May 5, 2021 [Cloned UK design registrations for EU design registration number prefixed by 9 and cloned UK design registrations for Hague design registration prefixed by 8, see examples]
Official UK Design Register
Other upcoming events (Sep 28-Oct 8, 2021)
9/28/2021 5:30 AM ET Liverpool Business & IP Centre Introduction To Registered Designs
9/28/2021 4:30 AM ET European IP Helpdesk/CPVO coop: IPR in the Agri-food Sector II: conflicts and synergies among GIs, Trademarks, Patents & PVDs
9/29/2021 11:00AM ET Lexology/CCPIT Patent & Trademark Law Office China’s brand-new patent linkage and patent term extension (New)
9/29/2021 11:00AM ET PIUG Choosing and Evaluating Patent Searching Resources
9/29/2021 12:00PM ET WIPR Insights Admissibility of post-filing data in different jurisdictions9/30/2021 2:00 AM ET EPO/LESI High-growth technology business forum: Licensing (Reg. by 9/27/2021)9/30/2021 10:00 AM ET WIPO Overview of WIPO and its Activities – with an introduction to Geographical Indications
9/30/2021 1:00 PM ET USPTO China IP: Quarterly legislation and case law update 10/3-6/2021 AI-SDV 2021 The Artificial Intelligence Conference on Search, Data and Text Mining, Analytics and Visualization (see below)
10/5/2021 9:00 STN Coffee Lecture: Meet the Database –NTIS
10/5/2021 2:00 PM ET USPTO Trademark Basics Boot Camp, Module 1: Fundamentals
10/6-8/2021 EPO Search Matters 2021
10/6/2021 12:00 PM ET ML4Patents.com Webinar Series with Perception Partners (Episode 4)
10/7/2021 4:30 AM ET European IP Helpdesk IP Assessment
10/8/2021 AIDB – First steps in determining legal status – Stephen Adams (Link only)...10/14/2021 11:10 AM ET The next generation of patent searching @ Frontier by PatSnap 2021 (New)
Upcoming conferences of interest:
See list of upcoming conferences which already reported in Sep.13, 2021 PIUG-PF Post, the following new conference is reported:
BPIP 2021 (Best Practices in Intellectual Property (Hybrid/Tel Aviv, Israel) (Program), Oct. 25, 2021; Master classes (Zoom) Oct. 26, 2021 (New)
IP Landscaping and Competitor Analysis (10/25/2021 at8:15 ET) , Master Class 4 Competitor Analysis: IP Landscaping and Beyond (10/26/2021, TBD)
Selected recent publications (Sep. 20, 2021)
Balsters, Robert Unitary Patent projected to come into effect in mid-2022 |. Novagraaf.Blog September 20, 2021,
Unitary Patent FAQs. Novagraaf. September 20, 2021,
Schihin, Anne-Catherine, The Eurasian system: A new tool to protect design rights. Novagraaf.Blog September 17, 2021
Suddaby, Mark. IP and R&D: Should you search before research? Novagraaf. August 16, 2021
Robert, Vincent. Prior art searching: Is your goal patentability or freedom to operate? Novagraaf, March 29, 2021 Note: Novagraaf is a part Questel Group as of Sep.2, 2021Crouch, Dennis. Most Common Design Patents 1842-2021. Patently-O. September 19, 2021
Crouch, Dennis. Design Patent Term: 3½, 7, 14, and now 15 years? Patently-O. September 19, 2021
Fidler, Tiffany A., Michael D. (Brooks Kushman PC).The Overlap of Intellectual Properties in Product Design. Michigan Bar Journal, September 2021, 26–29. (Also published at Lexology, Sep. 14, 2021)
WIPO. Markush search now available in PATENTSCOPE. Patentscope News. September 13, 2021 ["Markush formulas are captured by Clarivate and licensed to WIPO, while the Markush search functionality has been implemented by Infochem, part of the DeepMatter group"]
FIsh & Richardson. Patent Acquisition: A Due Diligence Checklist. September, 2021. 17 p. [...(4) Analyze Validity (… Anticipation and Obviousness [Identify Potential Prior Art, Analyze Prior Art]) (6) Special Issues for Pending Applications...]
PatSnap Help Center. (Aug 27, 2021). Getting started with PatSnap Insights. Find the missing pieces to solve your innovation puzzle.
Update 9/21/2021 2:04 AM. Information on upcoming conferences and selected publications has been added.
Update 9/21/2021 9:00 AM. Information on WIPR/Sigacious IP webinar 9/21/2021 11:00 AM ET has been added.
Update 9/21/2021 11:40 AM. Information on 9/25/2021 Liverpool Business & IP Centre webinar on ‘Introduction to Registered Designs has been’ added.
Update 9/24/2021 Information related CHeMU @ CLEF2021, 9/23/2021@4:30 ET has been updated.
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