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San Jose BioCenter - Fish & Richardson Breakfast Workshop

"Navigating the Patent Maze"

Tuesday, December 5 TH, 2006

8:30-9:00 AM Breakfast, Networking & Registration
9:00-10:30 PM Workshop

In the United States, patents are awarded to the first to invent, and not the first to file a patent application. When an inventorship dispute arises, your laboratory notebook might be your only chance to prove you invented the invention first.

Come to this session to learn about:
    � the ramifications of improper naming;
    � how to protect your patent through publication presentations;
    � notebooks best practices...

Richard G. A. Bone, Associate, Fish & Richardson P.C.
Richard Bone is an Associate in the Silicon Valley office of Fish & Richardson P.C. His practice emphasizes patent prosecution in the area of chemistry. Mr. Bone's experience includes patent preparation and prosecution in the chemical, biotechnological, and computational arts; patent portfolio strategy and management; patent due diligence; client counseling; patent invalidity and freedom to operate opinions; trademark prosecution; and review of license agreements. His technical experience includes work as a senior computational chemist at Proteus Molecular Design, United Kingdom (1997-1999); as a post doctoral associate and scientist, Terrapin Technologies (1994-1996); SERC (NATO) a post doctoral fellow, Molecular Research Institute (1993-1994); and a SERC (NATO) post doctoral fellow, McMaster University, Ontario, Canada (1992-1993).

Cost & Registration:
� Regular Price ~ $15 (+Acteva fee)
� Partners' Network (SVASE, BioScience Forum, IEEE, FountainBlue, Cambridge Healthtech Institute & Biotech Weblog members) ~ $10 (+Acteva fee)
� SJBC members & affiliates ~ Free (Members and affiliates, please RSVP to Aurelie)
� Door Registration: add $5

Space is limited, REGISTER NOW!

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