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PIUG 2007 Northeast Conference

Overview | Program | Presentations (Members-only) | Sponsors | Travel | Workshops |

Monday, October 8 to Wednesday, October 10, 2007

Hyatt Regency New Brunswick
2 Albany Street
New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA 08901
Tel: +1 (732) 873-1234, Fax: +1 (732) 873-1382

PIUG 2007 Northeast Conference Papers – October 2007

PIUG Northeast Conference presentation files are provided to PIUG members with permission of the presenters. Further distribution is limited to current PIUG members. PIUG is an organization of individuals and not companies, so sharing presentation files with colleagues who are not PIUG members is against PIUG policy. We welcome new members and renewals per the PIUG Membership Benefits page.

Abstracts, author biographies, and the full program are available on the Final Program page.

Download the full PIUG 2007 Northeast Conference Book just as printed and distributed at the conference.

Panel Discussion: Recent Changes to US Patent Law: The Endless Pursuit of the Obvious? (What do the KSR decision and the recently changed patent laws have to do with me?), Martin Goffman, SequenceBase Corp., Organizer and Moderator
Panelists: Ron Kaminecki (Thomson Scientific), Rick Neifeld (Neifeld IP Law, PC), and Roy Zimmermann (Medtronic, Inc.)

The Effects of the KSR v. Teleflex Decision on Patents, Ron Kaminecki, Thomson Scientific

The Impact of the New Patent Rules on Patent Practice, Rick Neifeld, Neifeld IP Law, PC

The Endless Pursuit of the Obvious, Roy Zimmermann, Medtronic Inc.

Patent Litigation 101, Richard Matula, Kenyon & Kenyon, LLP

Text Mining and Visualization Tools – Impressions of Emerging Capabilities, Cynthia Barcelon Yang, Yun Yun Yang, and Lucy Akers, Bristol-Myers Squibb Pharmaceutical Research Institute

Novelty of Omega-3 Fatty Acids in Beverages, Alison Taylor, Threshold Information Inc.

Validity / Invalidity Searching in the Pharmaceutical and Chemical Field, Judy Johnson Philipsen, TPR International

Freedom-to-Operate Search: HDPE Fuel Tanks, Thomas E. Wolff, Wolff Information Consulting LLC; subsequently published as "Freedom-to-Operate Patent Searching: My Six Basic Rules." Searcher. The Magazine for Database Professionals, 16 (5) (May 2008): pp. 34-39

Searching Pharmaceutical Polymer Patents in DWPI, Don Walter, Thomson Scientific

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