Biotechnology/Chemical/Pharmaceutical Customer Partnership  

Tuesday, July29th, 2003
United States Patent and Trademark Office
Arlington, Virginia 22202
Patent Academy Room 1, Crystal Square 4, 7th Floor

  For a quick summary of these presentations click here

Morning Session
9:00 9:15 AM Greetings and Overview Jasemine Chambers
John Doll
Bruce Kisliuk
Directors TC 1600
9:15 10:15 AM New Rules Package Joni Chang, OPLA
10:15 10:30 AM Break
10:30 11:15 AM Examiner Enablement Training Deborah Reynolds, SPE AU 1632
11:15 11:45 AM  Examiner Practice under (2 files)
In re Baird
In re Ochiai
James Wilson, SPE AU 1623
11:45 AM to 1:00PM Lunch 
Afternoon Session
1:00 1:45 PM  Reach-Through Claims Johan Richter, SPE AU 1621
1:45 2:30 PM  % Homology Claims Brian Stanton, QAS TC 1700
2:30 2:45 PM  Break
2:45 3:15 PM EFS/Pair  (66 slides - big 13.4 meg file -  takes long time to get)
Broken down into 5 parts for 
easier download:
EBC - 8 slides        1.9 meg
EFS - 14 slides       5.7
PSAT - 13 slides    4.6
ePAVE - 16 slides  1.8
PAIR - 15 slides     1.2
Bill Stryjewski, SIRA
3:15 3:45 PM Unity Study Overview Bruce Kisliuk, Director TC 1600 
3:45 4:00 PM Closing Remarks Jasemine Chambers
John Doll
Bruce Kisliuk
Directors TC 1600
 

Handouts - One page Word documents  --print in landscape
1. Enablement Training materials - web site and recent product & process case (Torpharm [html or pdf]) when the product is found unpatentable -- the effect on the process claims .
2. MPEP 713.02 Scheduling an Interview -- the form 413A is only "should be submitted" - not required.

 For Photos of the speakers click here.

For the last meeting  April 29, 2003, a Summary has been made - click here.

  Next Meeting tentatively set for October 29, 2003

See the BCP's PTO web page http://www.uspto.gov/web/patents/biochempharm/  for the official announcement for the next meeting close to the final date.

For questions about obtaining these materials
contact Cecilia Tsang at Cecilia.Tsang@USPTO.GOV

To be placed on the BCP's e-mail announcement list 
contact Cecilia Tsang at Cecilia.Tsang@USPTO.GOV

   Prior Meetings
    Meeting April 29, 2003  - Power Point slides are here

   Meeting January 14, 2003  - Power Point slides are here

    Meeting October 8, 2002 - Power Point slides are here