Joint Patent Practice Continuing Legal Education
Cantor Colburn partner Anne Maxwell, Ph.D. will speak on Patent Invalidity Due to the On Sale Bar - Hamilton Beach Brands, Inc. v. Sunbeam Products, Inc. during the 30th annual Joint Patent Practice Continuing Legal Education on April 23, 2014 in New York, New York.
The Keynote Speaker will be Hon. Alan D. Lourie of the U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit. Key government officials from the USPTO and FTC have been invited to join the program to discuss the latest developments in IP law. These include Drew Hirshfeld, USPTO Deputy Commissioner for Patent Examination Policy; Markus Meier, FTC Assistant Director; Janet Gongola, USPTO Patent Reform Coordinator and Associate Commissioner for Patent Examination Policy; Nathan Kelley, USPTO Solicitor and Deputy General Counsel for IP; and Hon. Thomas Giannetti, USPTO Lead Administrative Patent Judge, Patent & Trial Board.
At the conference five panels of experts will discuss current topics in patent law in a full-day program designed to satisfy 8.0 NYS CLE credits (including 1.5 Ethics credits) and 6.5 PA CLE credits (including 1.0 Ethics credits).