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USPTO 2014 FITF Fall Roadshow Invitation

  • 07 Oct 2014
  • 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
  • Cupertino

USPTO 2014 FITF Fall Roadshow
& Evening Reception

Tuesday, October 7

Morning Program:

SVIPLA is pleased to be a sponsor of the USPTO First Inventor to File (FITF) roadshow stop in Cupertino.  The USPTO will present information about the FITF provisions, statistics related to FITF filings, example FITF scenarios, and prosecution tips for FITF filings, among other topics.

Time: 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Location: Cupertino Community Hall, 10350 Torre Avenue, Cupertino, CA 95014.

Cost: Free (open to the public)

Registration: All seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

The public meetings will serve as an opportunity for USPTO subject matter experts and stakeholders to discuss the FITF provisions and updates since its implementation. At each roadshow, the USPTO will present an identical agenda that includes FITF statistics to date, the applicability of the FITF provisions on patent applications filed today, the FITF statutory framework and its exceptions, and AIA evidentiary declaration practice useful to invoke these exceptions. The experts will present a variety of example scenarios to illustrate both the applicability of the FITF provisions as well as tips for prosecuting applications filed under the FITF provisions.

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Evening Reception: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

SVIPLA and the Cupertino Chamber of Commerce will host a reception the evening of the roadshow, with representatives from the USPTO.  As a recipient of this email, you are invited to the Reception, which features the PTO Roadshow Speakers.

Location: Cupertino Inn, 10889 N. De Anza Blvd., Cupertino, CA

Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Cost: Free (not open to public)

Registration: please register for the reception by sending an email to admin@cupertino-chamber.org, with "SVIPLA Attendee" in the subject line, and provide your name and email contact.

Preregistration deadline for the Reception is October 6 by 5:00 p.m.

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