Next Meeting  Tuesday August 3,  2004  Conference Room in Jefferson Building

Biotechnology/Chemical/Pharmaceutical Customer Partnership  

Tuesday, April 27th, 2004

United States Patent and Trademark Office
Alexandria, Virginia 
Note: New Location at the NEW CARLYLE Campus

500 Dulany Street, Alexandria, VA, 
Conference Room in Jefferson Building. 

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Morning Session
9:30- 9:30 AM Greetings and Overview Jasemine Chambers
Bruce Kisliuk
Directors, TC 1600
9:30 10:15 AM

Inter Partes Reexam Procedures
 11 page Word Perfect 40K
 11 pages Word 79K
Inter  Partes Rexam Flow charts
4 pages pdf  388K

Gerald Dost
Office of Patent Legal Administration
10:15 10:30 AM Break
10:30-11:15 AM Election of Species
14 slides 384K
Joe McKane
SPE Art Unit 1626
11:00-11:45 AM Proposed Attorney Recertification
(no handout)
Proposed Rule 122 pages pdf  1,100K 
11.12 Mandatory continuing training for licensed practitioners.
11.13 Eligible mandatory continuing education programs.
Comments at pdf pgs 13-14, Proposed Rules at pdf pgs 89-90
James Toupin, General Counsel, USPTO
Harry Moatz, Office of Enrollment and Discipline
12:00 1:15 PM  Lunch
Afternoon Session
1:15 2:15 PM 

Wands Analysis Revisited - Specific Examples
42 slides 101K

Remy Yucel
SPE Art Unit 1636
2:15 3:00 PM

Obviousness Type-Double Patenting Update
41 slides 244K

Deborah Reynolds
TC 1600 Practice Specialist
3:00 3:15 PM  Break
3:15 3:45 PM Examination Issues in Treatment Claims Reciting Mechanisms of Action
15 slides 55K

Brian Stanton
TC 1600 Quality Assurance Specialist

3:45 4:00 PM

Closing Remarks

Jasemine Chambers
Bruce Kisliuk
Directors, TC 1600

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