Biotechnology/Chemical/Pharmaceutical Customer Partnership  

Tuesday, August 3, 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
9:00 - 9:30 AM Greetings and Overview
14 slides 123K
Jasemine C. Chambers
Director, TC 1600
9:30 � 10:30 AM

Electronic Issues: Public/Private Pair, et al.
33 slides 1.2M

Mary Small
10:30 � 10:45 AM Break
10:45-11:30 AM PCT Unity of Invention: 
Biotech Examples
24 slides 79K
PCT Ch 10 Unity of Invention
See pgs 75-96 of the 205 page pdf
Julie Burke
Special Programs Examiner 
TC 1600
11:30 � 1:00 PM  Lunch
Afternoon Session
1:00 � 1:45 PM 

Examination Issues when Claiming Microarrays
22 slides 314K

Gary Benzion, 
SPE Art Unit 1637
1:45 � 2:30 PM

Overcoming Prior Art Rejections: Non-enabling art???  15 slides 43K

Gary Kunz, 
SPE Art Unit 1616
2:30 � 2:45 PM  Break
2:45 � 3:30 PM Claim Scope in Gene Therapy Applications
21 slides 137K

Deborah Reynolds
Practice Specialist TC 1600

3:30 � 4:00 PM

Closing Remarks/Discussion

Jasemine C. Chambers
Director, TC 1600

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