Patent Fundamentals for Engineers

AIChE Webinar
Originally delivered May 5, 2009

Ever wonder what a patent looks like, what rights are conveyed by a patent, or how your actions can bar any right to obtain patent protection for your invention? Whether in academia or industry, every engineer should understand the basic principles of patent law. Learn how to document your inventions and then communicate with your technology transfer office or patent counsel to ensure your inventions obtain effective patent protection.

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Joseph P. Hamilton, Esq.

Joseph P. Hamilton is a partner in the Los Angeles office of Perkins Coie LLP. He counsels companies and research institutions on their intellectual property needs including the establishment, development and maintenance of patent portfolios. Joe also has extensive experience in litigating patents before Federal courts and the International Trade Commission and has handled numerous patent interferences before the Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences. He has experience in a wide variety of technologies including chemical and polymer manufacturing and processing, biotechnology, medical...

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