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LES Philly Chapter Event: Patenting Software and Medical Devices in 2019

 Export to Your Calendar 4/2/2019
When: Tuesday, April 2, 2019
6:00-7:00 p.m.
Where: UC Science Center
3675 Market Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania  19104
United States
Contact: Harry Vartanian
(267) 258-4216


Online registration is available until: 4/1/2019
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LES Philly Chapter Event

 

Patenting Software and Medical Devices in 2019

What is eligible for U.S. patent protection after the new patent office guidance?

 

Date/Time:

April 2, 2019
6:00-7:00 p.m.

 

Location:

UC Science Center
3675 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
United States

Near 30th Street station. 

 

Program:

 

What is eligible for patent protection in the U.S.? The topic is hot again following new US Patent Office Guidance in January. R. Polk Wagner, Professor of Patent Law, Deputy Dean from the University of Penn Law School and Valentina Boyet, Senior IP Counsel from SAP, will give an overview of the new Guidance and what to expect for patenting software and medical devices in 2019. The event also includes discussion and some time for debate with the audience.

Appetizers and light fare will be served.


Must register. Registration is limited. Contact Harry about registering the day of the event since walk-ups may be unavailable due to security.

The event is open to both LES members as well as non-members.
 

 

Registration:

 

LES Member: $15

Non-member: $30

 

Speakers:

 

Polk Wagner, Professor of Patent Law and Deputy Dean of the University of Pennsylvania Law School

 

Polk Wagner is Professor of Patent Law and Deputy Dean of the University of Pennsylvania Law School. He focuses on research and teaching in intellectual property law and policy, with a special interest in patent law. He has over 20 articles including the First Amendment status of software programs.

 

 

Valentina Boyet, Senior IP Counsel, SAP

 

Valentina Boyet is Senior IP Counsel at SAP. She has almost two decades of in-house and law firm experience prosecuting, litigating, and licensing patents, including 13 years with software patents. Valentina has a deep understanding of European patent and copyright practice and complexities of cross-border R&D efforts.

 

 

The Philadelphia Chapter thanks our 2018-2019 platinum sponsors:

 

 

   

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Registration

The Philadelphia Chapter uses online registration for members and non-members. Members should login to the registration page with their LES online account.


Cancellations
Cancellations are non-refundable after March 25.  Substitutions are accepted. Contact LES at (703) 234-4058 for assistance.


Disability/Dietary Needs
Requests for ADA accommodations and special dietary needs should be submitted to the event contact listed at the top of the page. 


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By registering for this event, you permit LES and its chapters to use photographs of you with or without your name and for any lawful purpose, including for example such purposes as publicity, illustration, advertising, and web content.

 

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