Japanese Patent Attorneys Association
October 15, 2007
Mike Jacobs is speaking before the Japanese Patent Attorneys Association in Tokyo on October 15, 2007. His talk will cover the Supreme Court's recent decision in KSR Int’l Co. v. Teleflex Inc. In particular, Mike will be discussing patent prosecution and litigation strategies in view of KSR. In addition, he will be presenting the new Examination Guidelines for Determining Obviousness (which can be obtained here: http://www.uspto.gov/web/offices/com/sol/notices/72fr57526.pdf). The guidelines were issued by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on October 10, 2007 in response to the KSR decision.
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