IIPLA – International Intellectual Property Law Association

Courses

  • Patent Arbitration

    About the Course: Patent arbitration is a popular form of alternative dispute resolution. Arbitration is substantially less expensive than patent litigation and resolution is achieved more expeditiously. Parties to disputes have more discretion in choosing qualified arbitrators than in selecting judges or juries. Also, in contrast to litigating patents, arbitration offers confidentiality. However, serious consideration […]
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  • The Intersection of Intellectual Property and Anti-Trust Law

    About the Course: This session provides insight as to when patent rights control versus when anti-trust challenges prevail. This course discusses the Federal Trade Commission’s stance on issues such as new media business models, standards setting bodies, and pharma reverse payment agreements. Detailed analysis regarding possible anti-trust challenges regarding Google, Apple, Samsung and Bayer is […]
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  • Productizing Your Invention

    About the Course: If a picture is worth a thousand words, a prototype of your invention must be worth a hell of a lot more. Knowing when and how to develop a prototype within budget and that has a reasonable chance of resonating with licensees, distributors and customers is not something that inventors should take […]
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  • The Inventor’s Role in Cost-Effective Patent Prosecution

    About the Course: This session begins with a review of the steps involved with the typical patenting procedure — from disclosure forms to drafting the patent application and from moving the patent through the USPTO to enforcement. The session then goes into detail regarding the collateral the inventor should obtain for purposes of filing for […]
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  • Detecting Red Flags in Patent Prosecution

    About the Course: Some have said that valuing patents is a murky endeavor. However, Yogi Berra offered sage advice when he said, “You can see a lot just by looking.” When it comes to assessing a patent’s strength, there is quite a lot of material to review. The United States Patent and Trademark Office makes […]
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  • Legal Issues for Employee Inventors

    About the Course: Inventors do not have the luxury of becoming engrossed in their research to the exclusion of their legal obligations. Employers rely on their researchers to honestly report who are the rightful inventors listed on patents and to play a constructive role in the patenting process. Failure to understand their duties to disclose […]
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  • Drafting Invention Disclosure Forms

    About the Course: Invention disclosure forms are crucial for preventing the loss an organization’s details and ideas; producing patent applications quickly; and, for prior use defenses against claims of infringement. Also, a well-written invention disclosure form (IDF) enables a company to avoid wasting fees on inventions that are not patentable. This course is chock-full of […]
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  • Accounting Issues in Patent Valuation

    About the Course: Knowledge of accounting issues is crucial for meeting reporting obligations; calculating tax liabilities; negotiating transactions; and, assessing the after-transaction value of IP. This session discusses a host of negotiating and finance issues with respect to accounting practices that affect everything from research expenditures, acquisitions, licensing structures, and impairment charges. The following are […]
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  • Valuing Biotechnology Patents and Companies

    About the Course: This session provides profound insights into deciphering the Food and Drug Administration’s biotech approval process. Robert LeBoyer — a leading biotech analyst with nearly 25 years of experience — discusses a variety of technology, clinical, regulatory, sales and marketing, and capital risks associated with evaluating biotech companies. This course includes commentary on […]
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  • Negotiating Licensing Agreements with University Technology Transfer Offices

    About the Course: This session provides insight into virtually every aspect of negotiating with university technology transfer offices. Discussion points range from the overarching goals of a university technology transfer office to standing to sue; from negotiating with spin-off companies to patent prosecution practices; from negotiating know-how rights to negotiating improvement rights; and, from the […]
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