USPTO Patent Update Seminar 2016

The Finnish Patent and Registration Office (PRH) organizes in collaboration with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) a seminar on the recent trends, changes and upcoming developments of the US patent system.

The seminar is free of charge and will be conducted in English.

Time and place

Time: Tuesday 11 October 2016 at 12:00 - 16:00

Place: Finnish Patent and Registration Office (PRH), Arkadiankatu 6 A, 00100 Helsinki

Preliminary Program

12:00 Welcome

Remarks of the Finnish industry and patent professionals
Virpi Tognetty, Kemira

Recent trends in the use of the PPH
Paolo Trevisan, USPTO

Coffee break

Natural laws, natural phenomena, and abstract ideas
- Recent and upcoming decisions
- USPTO Guidelines
Paolo Trevisan, USPTO

Independent and distinct inventions v. unity
Paolo Trevisan, USPTO


16:00 End of Seminar

Additional information

Please read more on the seminar topics:

Additional information on patenting at the USPTO (pdf, 0,32 Mt)


Register here

Register by Monday 10 October 2016 at 12:00.

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