737 M - Patent Prosecution
Professor: Richard M. Mescher
Semester: 2008 Autumn
Second Writing? No
Professional Responsibility? No
This course will focus on patent prosecution practice and will combine a study of case law and the rules and regulations applicable to patent applications. The course will cover issues of compliance with U.S.C. sections 102, 103, and 112; claim drafting; how patent applications are processed; and how to respond to various actions by the Patent and Trademark Office. Additional topics include post-issuance correction of patents using certificates of correction, reissue, and re-examination. There will be exercises in claim drafting, preparing an amendment, and preparing a patent application.
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