Feb. 5, 2014 15:18 UTC

Research and Markets: Basic PCT Formalities - For Legal Assistants and Administrators (Seminar, London) - 10th/11th April

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/grcq4n/basic_pct) has announced the addition of the "Basic PCT Formalities - For Legal Assistants and Administrators (Seminar, London)" conference to their offering.

The Basic PCT Formalities - For Legal Assistants and Administrators Seminar will be held on 10th - 11th April 2014 at The Rembrandt Hotel, London

IN THE COURSE OF THIS SEMINAR YOU WILL LEARN

  • How to prepare an international application for filing under the PCT.
  • How subsequently to monitor the consecutive procedural steps.
  • How to observe time-limits and payment of fees under the PCT international phase.
  • What is required prior to entry into the national phase in designated and elected states.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

  • This seminar has been developed especially for administrators and other legal assistants with no or limited knowledge of the PCT.
  • There will be an advanced course for those with existing knowledge of the PCT later in the year.
  • Patent attorneys will be more interested in other Management Forum meetings which are better orientated towards their particular needs.

DOCUMENTATION

Participants will receive a course material folder containing comprehensive documentation provided by the speakers, which will be a valuable source of reference for the future.

DATES:

  • 10 April 2014 Start: 09.30 - Finish: 17.00
  • 11 April 2014 Start: 09.00 - Finish: 16.30

Key Topics Covered:

  • Introduction to the PCT System
  • International Phase, Chapter I
  • Filing of PCT applications (applicants, requirements for international filing date, agents, etc)
  • The request form
  • Formal requirements
  • Time limits and fees
  • International search and written opinion
  • Supplementary international search (SIS)
  • International publication
  • International Phase, Chapter II
  • Corrections and Amendments
  • Withdrawals
  • ePCT (online management of PCT applications)
  • Recent developments in the PCT System
  • Discussion of specific questions from the participants
  • Practical exercises

For more information visit http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/grcq4n/basic_pct

Contacts

Research and Markets
Laura Wood, Senior Manager.
press@researchandmarkets.com
U.S. Fax: 646-607-1907
Fax (outside U.S.): +353-1-481-1716
Sector: Legal


Source: Research and Markets