Anticipation/Obviousness - 2021

Friday, October 15, 2021
09:00 AM - 10:30 AM Japan Standard Time
Thursday, October 14, 2021
08:00 PM - 09:30 PM Eastern Daylight Time

This program includes a discussion on how to better respond to US novelty and inventive step rejections. Japan and the United States have different laws and rules for novelty and inventive step, and an effective response to an examiner’s rejection must be in accordance with each country’s practice.

Topics Include:

Review and comparison of legal standards for anticipation and obviousness 
Recent cases regarding anticipation and obviousness 
Practical tips on how to respond to an examiner’s rejections


For more information, please email Rita Kelly.

CLE credit: CLE credit in CA, IL, MD, NY, and VA is currently pending approval.