Winstead University: The Next Big Thing: Using the Patent System to Protect Inventions in the U.S. and Abroad


The Next Big Thing:  Using the Patent System to Protect Inventions in the U.S. and Abroad
Presented by Frank Amini, Winstead PC

This presentation is an overview of the patent systems in the U.S. and internationally and common challenges to patent applications.  

Live in Houston (webcast/videoconference to other locations)
1100 JPMorgan Chase Tower
600 Travis Street
Houston, TX 77002

WINSTEAD PC - Dallas Office
500 Winstead Building
2728 N. Harwood Street
Dallas, Texas 75201

WINSTEAD PC - Charlotte Office
201 N. Tryon Street
Suite 2000
Charlotte, NC 28202

WINSTEAD PC - Austin Office
401 Congress Ave.
Suite 2100
Austin, TX 78701

Monday, October 27
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Accreditations Available:
-CLE Credit (1 hour general)

Agenda :
-12:00 pm - Patent eligibility challenges under 35 U.S.C. 101
-12:15 pm - Novelty challenges under 35 U.S.C. 102 and Obviousness challenges under 35 U.S.C. 103
-12:30 pm - Written description requirement challenges under 35 U.S.C. 112
-12:45 pm - Utilizing the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) and the Paris Convention to protect inventions abroad

For more information on attending, contact Teresa Schneider at

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