Location: Beckman Laser Institute (BLI), 1002 Health Sciences Road, Irvine, CA 92612
Please RSVP to:
Curt Deckert, CMC, PhD
Chair, IMC Technology SIG
Consultants and Businesses Need To Know About Recent Developments In Patent
December 3, 2013, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Louis J. Knobbe
Conference Center, Food and beverages will be provided by Knobbe
2040 Main St., 2nd Floor,
Irvine, CA 92614
Parking: From Main Street, turn south on
Mercantile (past El Torito Grill). Cross Morse (stop sign) and look for the
2040 building. Park in the structure with that same number. Knobbe Martens will
validate. Parking should be free, since attendants leave before 7:00 p.m.
laws have undergone drastic changes in the last few years, but what do all of
these changes mean to the non-patent lawyer, consultant, businessperson, or
Tuesday, December 3, starting at 5:30 p.m., a panel of intellectual property (IP)
partners from Knobbe Martens will explain how recent developments in IP
influence the way businesses operate and how engineers now need approach IP.
Topics will include strategies for protecting your inventions under the new
first-inventor-to-file system, what is still patentable in view of recent U.S.
Supreme Court cases, how to get your patents quickly, what is a patent "troll,”
and why this may matter to you.
This event is at the invitation of Knobbe
Martens and is expected to
fill their Conference Center with attendees from outside of IMC, so don't delay
About IMC OC and IMC OC Tech SIG
IMC OC is the Orange County Chapter of the Institute of Management Consultants (IMC USA), the national accrediting organization for management consultants. In addition to providing a wide range of benefits to management consultants, IMC awards the prestigious CMC (Certified Management Consultant) certification mark.
IMC Special Interest Groups (SIGs) are designed for IMC members, but non-members are also welcome. .
Cost and RSVP
All are welcome, not just IMC members. This event is
entirely free, as all costs are borne by Knobbe Martens. Please RSVP to Curt
Deckert, CMC, PhD, Chair of IMC Technology SIG, at 714-639-0746 or firstname.lastname@example.org so that he can provide
our attendee count to Knobbe Martens.