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The following online patent information and related events are offered Mon-Thu.. Oct. 25- 28, 2021. See also below information about other upcoming training events (Nov.1-15, 2021) and conferences.Note: Free Registration is open for EPO Knowledge week, Nov. 2-5, 2021 (replaces EPO annual patent information conference)
This week summary10/25/2021 8:15 ET IP Landscaping and Competitor Analysis @ BPIP 2021(fee)10/26/2021 9:00 ET BPIP 2021 Master Class : Competitor Analysis: IP Landscaping and Beyond (#4) (Registration. Fee)
10/26/2021 10:05AM ET Machine learning in practice @Copyright law and ML for AI Conference (New)
10/26/2021 7:30 PM ET American Patent Agency webinar series@MITPatentability Requirements IV: 102 (Novelty) Part 2 (#7)10/27/2021 12:00 PM ET ML4Patents.com Webinar Series with IP Rally (Episode 5)
10/27/2021 12:00-2:45 PM ET AIPLA and USPTO Partnering in Patents (incl. New Search Tools, Legal Updates on Anticipation and Obviousness) 10/27/2021 2:00 PM ET USPTO Trademark basics
10/28/2021 4:30 AM ET EU IP Helpdesk Freedom to Operate (New)10/28/2021 5:00-8:00 AM ET PO conference "Emerging technologies in the health sector" (Reg. by 10/25/2021, 6 pm ET)
10/28/2021 8:05-9:00 AM ET Technical workshop: searching emerging technologies in the health sector
10/28/2021 9:00 AM & 2:00 PM ET Enriching your Multi-file Patent Searches - Additional Value by Using STN Fulltext Databases (incl. RUFULL: RU&EA patents) 10/28/202111:00 PM ET Clarivate/Dart-IP When technologies collide: predicting litigation risk using patent transactions
10/28/202111:00 PM ET IPlytics SEP Deals: The long and often winding road (New)
10/28/2021 12:00 PM ET USPTO PTAB Inventor Hour Webinar
Monday, Oct.18, 2021BPIP 8th Annual Conference (IP for Successful Worldwide Business Strategy) (Tel Aviv, IL, hybrid) (Registration, fee)6:15 -6:30 AM ET | 12:15 - 12:30 PM CETGlobal Drivers of Green Technology: Using the UN SDGs to objectively uncover sustainable technological development through the lens of patents, Anne Le Turnier, Lexis NexisSee also: Lexis Nexis PatentSight’s mapping of patents to the UN SDGs (also @PRNewswire, Oct. 12, 2021)
7:15 -8:00 AM ET | 1:15 - 2:00 PM CETIP Landscaping and Competitor Analysis Speakers: Dr. Anna Maria Villa, QPIP, ip-serach, Swiss Federal Institute of Intellectual Property (IGI|IPI); LexisNexis PatentSight, Inna Novikova, Cohn, de Vries, Stadler & Co., Michael Cantor, Cantor Colburn
Moderator: Adam Wylie, COO, Righthub (formerly The Intellectual Property Technology Group Ltd)
Tuesday, Oct.26, 2021900 -10:00 AM ET | 3:00 - 4:00 PM CET
BPIP 2021 Master Class 4 : Competitor Analysis: IP Landscaping and Beyond (Registration, Fee) Faculty: Dr. William Kezer and Adam Samansky, Mintz
…This master class will focus on strategies built around business objectives, and the diligence tools to achieve those objectives. Topics will include: ...Preparing for diligence – Develop a Landscape Report that Reflects Your Business…[among others)
10:05 -11:05 AM ET | 4:05 -5:05 PM CET
U.S. Copyright Office/USPTO Copyright law and ML for AI Conference: Machine learning in practice (Registration)After a brief introduction to machine learning as a distinct subfield of AI, speakers will share examples of creators, technology companies, and researchers using machine learning. Through these examples, the panelists will describe and discuss the compilation of a learning database, intermediate copying in the learning process, and the output of machine learning…Moderator: Chris Weston (Senior Counsel, U.S. Copyright Office); Panelists: Obvious(Obvious Art Collective) Cullen O’Keefe (Counsel for Policy & Governance, OpenAI), Dr. Aude Oliva (MIT Director, MIT-IBM Watson AI Lab)
7:30 - 8:30 PM ET | 1:30 - 2:30 AM CET
American Patent Agency webinar series@MIT Patentability Requirements IV: 102 (Novelty) Part 2 (#7) (Registration)
Instructor: Stephen Hou, Patent prosecution advisor at American Patent Agency LC. Hosted by MIT Graduate Student Council.…This session discusses the patentability requirements from 35 USC 102 (novelty). Goals: – Identify potential prior art events that would disqualify an invention from patent protection.... Note: This is the seventh of 14 lectures of Patent Strategy for Entrepreneurs: Fall 2021 Webinar Series @ MIT. The webinars held every Tuesdays 7:30 PM (1 hour plus Q&A) until December 14, 2021. See description of the course, recording of the previous lectures at the course website.
Wednesday, Oct.27, 202112:00 PM – 1:00 PM ET | 6:00– 7:00 PM CETML4Patents.com Webinar Series with IP Rally (Episode 5) (Recording,1:01:38)...In the webinar, IPRally explains why we ...using the knowledge graphs [in patent searching]. what are graph neural networks, ...and how our graph-based training and search pipeline works. We also discuss some metrics that help to evaluate if we are doing the right things.
Agenda: Qubits case study; IP Rally unique features
Speakers: Anthony Trippe (Host). Managing Director of Patinformatics, LLC.; Sakari Arvela, Co-Founder, IP Rally, Sebastian Björkqvist, AI Developer, IP Rally Additional info:
Arvela, Sakari. Employing knowledge graphs and Graph Neural Networks (GNNs) for patent research (AI & Patents 2021). AI and Patents Workshop at ICAIL 2021, June 25, 2021 (video, 17:41)
IPRally. Patent search done right.
12:10 PM – 2:45 PM ET | 6:10 PM – 8:45 PM CET
AIPLA and USPTO Partnering in Patents (Registration)
12:10 PM – 1:30 PM ET Patents UpdateUSPTO Members to provide a series of updates on certain topics, such as:… New Search Tools; Update on Patent Classification… 2:00 – 2:45 PM ET Panel 1: Legal Updates on Anticipation and ObviousnessA panel of private practitioners and (possibly) USPTO members to discuss recent legal updates on anticipation and obviousness.
2:00 – 3:00 PM ET | 8:00 – 9:00 PM CET
USPTO Trademark basics (Registration)We will explore the different types of trademarks, including names, designs, logos, and trade dress. We will also cover: How to perform a trademark search; How to strengthen descriptive marks…
Thursday, October 28, 20214:30 – 6:00 AM ET | 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM CET
EU IP Helpdesk Freedom to Operate (Registration)
Speaker: Dr Christian Hackl, European IP Helpdesk Helpline
…What is FTO, what are the different FTO types, what level of accuracy can be chosen in the data analysis?... How much should SME budget for FTO?See also a recording (1:28:37) of the previous EU IP Helpdesk FTO webinar (Apr. 28, 2021)
5:00 -8:00 AM ET | 11:00AM -2:00 PM CETEPO conference "Emerging technologies in the health sector" (Registration)
... The patenting activity in this technical field...will be depicted from a macro-economic point of view and the examination challenges and the EPO practice will be presented from the technical, procedural, and legal point of view of patent examiners and patent lawyers. A one hour technical workshop addressing search techniques in this specific field is potentially more relevant to patent examiners [and patent searches –ab] (see below)13:15 [CET] Latest technology trends in the health sector (Yann Ménière, Chief Economist, EPO)
13:45 The EPO’s approach to computer-implemented inventions and artificial intelligence (Eve-Marie Mayer-Martin, Director in Healthcare, Biotechnology & Chemistry, EPO & Abderrahim Moumen, Director in ICT, EPO
14:20 Recent EPO developments concerning patent applications in the health sector (Roland Böhler, lawyer, Directorate Patent Law, EPO)
14.50 Recent case law in the field of personalised medicine (Teresa Sommerfeld, technically qualified member, Board 3.3.01, EPO Boards of Appeal)
8:05-9:00 AM ET | 4:05 - 5:00 PM CETEPO. Searching emerging technologies in the health sector: Technical workshop:Presenters: Gershom Sleightholme, Team Diagnosis/ Electrical Automotive Parts, EPO & Hervé Chabus, Team Surgery, EPO
The elements of a successful search strategy; Optimising the use of classification; Formulating queries in Espacenet (live demo).
9:00 -10:00 AM ET |5:00 -6:00 PM CET (Registration)
2:00 -3:00 PM ET | 8 :00 -9:00 PM CET (Registration)
STN International. Enriching your Multi-file Patent Searches - Additional Value by Using STN Fulltext Databases
Presenter: Sarah Stokes, FIZ Karlsruhe IncThis session will describe the full-text data and special features available to STNext searchers - including the new RUFULL file (Russian and Eurasian Patent Organization (EAPO) patents) - and cover best practices for including this data into multifile searches that also utilize value-added databases like DWPI and CAplus.Add. info: “The patent full-text database RUFULL... a new database with data from the provider LexisNexis Univentio [source]”, RUFULL STN Datasheet (17 p., Aug. 2021)11:00 AM -12:00 PM ET | 5:00 -6:00 PM CETClarivate/Dart-IP (Lexology) When technologies collide: predicting litigation risk using patent transactions (Registration)
Speakers: Bertrand Sautier, Strategic Accounts, Eric Sergheraert, Darts-ip, Jonathan Beaty, Patent Intelligence (All – Clarivate)In this webinar, we will use an example from the medical devices to show you how patent data can be used to:• Evaluate the level of patent sales activity in any industry ...• Assess the difference in patent litigation outcomes between “core” and “converging” technologies...• Understand what companies are most active in your industry, by region, jurisdiction, core competitors, emerging players, and/or non-patenting entities (NPEs)
11:00 AM -12:00 PM ET | 5:00 -6:00 PM CET
IPlytics SEP Deals: The long and often winding road (Registration)
Panelists: Tim Berghuis, TJB IP Consulting, Roger Martin former SVP and Chief IP Strategist at Qualcomm and Jeffrey Belk CEO at Ocreati Advisors, Tim Pollman, CEO of IPlytics....The panel will discuss SEP licensing practices .. identifying similarities and differences for handsets, IoT or automotive industries. Also, we will hear about the patent process on how decision making is made, determining what to assert and why, determining portfolio/license values, setting value parameters, and negotiating deals. Finally, we will talk about litigation, courts and finding a win-win to drive more “deals” via bilateral negotiations vs “litigation”.Recommended background article: Belk, Jeffrey. Part I: Goldilocks, “Just Right” and Standards Essential Patent licenses. Medium, Sep. 27, 2021
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM ET | 6:00– 7:00 PM CET
USPTO PTAB Inventor Hour Webinar, Episode 3 (presentation, 44 p.)Topics– Meet a member of PTAB (Frances Ippolito, APJ) –Appeal Byte (how a decision is reached) (Jeff Fredman, APJ) – Trial Byte (pre-institution strategies for patent owners) (Cynthia Hardman, APJ) – Walkabout the PTAB webpage [Where to find PTAB decisions and documents, pp.31-40](Eric Jeschke, APJ)
Note: This is third episode from five episodes webinar series. See recording of the previous webinars at the PTAB website.
Other upcoming events (Nov.1 – 15, 2021)
11/1-5/2021 Committee on WIPO Standards (CWS) Ninth Session (see below)
11/2/2021 12:00 PM ET J A Kemp IP for Plants and Plant Protection Products in Europe and UK
11/2/2021 7:30 PM ET American Patent Agency webinar series@MIT Patentability Requirements V: 103 (Non-Obviousness) (#8)11/3/2021 11:00AM ET PIUG Patent Classification
11/4/2021 10:00AM ET Dennemeyer Octimine The IP Group . Unravelling the mystery of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the IP Industry
11/4/2021 11:00 AM ET Iris.ai Automatic abstractive summary with AI (Live demo of summarization tool, powered by artificial intelligence)
11/3/2021 3:00 PM ET USPTO Learn how to protect your technology abroad
11/4/2021 1:00PM ET WIPR/IPRally AI to find prior art: patentability & invalidation searching & patent drafting11/8-10/2021 WIPO IPC Union - IPC Revision Working Group, Forty-Sixth Session
11/8/2021-12/3/2021 EPO Behind the scenes | PU11-2021 (Fee, by 11/4/2021) (includes Nov. 8-12, 2021 - Behind the scene – Search)
11/9/2021 4:00 AM EPO Search Basics (KL34-2021)11/9/2021 8:00 AM EPO Introduction to the European Patent Register (KL35-2021)11/9/2021 8:00 AM EPO Advanced lecture series on green technologies: Patenting in green technologies (AS09-2021) (4 lectures: + 11/16,23,30/2021)
11/9/2021 7:30 PM ET American Patent Agency webinar series@MIT Application Process & Prosecution I (#9)11/10/2021 4:00 AM ET Clarivate: What’s New in Derwent Innovation
11/10/2021 11:00AM ET PIUG Introduction to Patent Analytics and Technical Intelligence
11/10/2021 & 11/12/2021 10:00 AM ET CIIPM: Freedom to Operate Search & Analysis – Advanced (Fee)11/10/2021 11:00AM ET Big Data in Chemistry: Understanding the history of chemical space through big data [Reaxys]
11/10/2021 3:00 PM ET Clarivate How to Think Like A Professional Patent Searcher11/15/2021 11:00AM ET Gorodissky & Partners (Moscow): New Regional Systems: Protecting Trademarks and Designs in the Eurasian States (New)
Upcoming ConferencesCommittee on WIPO Standards (CWS) Ninth Session, Nov. 1-5, 2021 (Webcast) (New)(11/1: Agenda item #4 ICT Strategy for Standards, CWS/9/2; #6 3D models/images in IP documentation, CWS/9/5 & CWS/9/6 (new standard proposal); 11/2 #8 Legal Status Data CWS/9/9 [ST.27 revision]; #9 Sequence Listings, CWS/9/11 [ST.61 revision]; #10 Patent Authority File, CWS/9/13 (for minimum PCT documentation); 11/3 #11 Design Representation CWS/9/15 [ST.88 rev.]; #12 Survey on public access to patent information, Part 2 CWS/9/16)
EPO Patent Knowledge Week, Online event, 2-5 November 2021 (replaces the EPO's annual Patent Information Conference) Main track “Patent Knowledge”, Nov. 2-4; Asia track, Nov.5,2021; Patent attorney track Nov.3, 2021, etc. (Registration, free)
WIPO/CNIPA Global TISC Conference, Nov. 29-Dec.1, 2021 (Reg. by 11/27/2021) (New)…will explore the role of Technology and Innovation Support Centers (TISCs) in facilitating technology transfer and contributing to technology-based solutions to social and economic issues faced by communities worldwide. …is intended for TISC focal points, managers, and staff as well as professionals in associated fields such as patent search, patent analytics, IPR management, and technology transfer. Provisional Program includes presentations on use of Patent analytics (Theme 2, Irene Kisara, WIPO), Marketing Technlogies (#4, Audrey Yap, LESI, UK); IP Valuation (#7, Olga Spasić, WIPO), Chinese Patent Data (#10, CNIPA), etc.
See other conferences in Oct. 3, 2021 PIUG-PF post .
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