Mike Messinger, from Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox L.L.P. in Washington, DC, will speak on new patent strategies in the wake of the landmark America Invents Act (AIA). He will speak about the new rapid patent portfolio creation options and the new patent challenge options now available at the USPTO as an alternative to district court litigation. He will also answer any questions students may have on a career in Intellectual Property, prosecution and litigation. Also, provided is an article that Mike wrote for a wind power industry magazine on the surprising impact of the AIA on return-on-investment (ROI) for patent expenditures. http://www.skgf.com/media.php?NewsID=948
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