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September 10, 2012

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Eastern Time


Vedder Price

1633 Broadway, 47th Floor

New York, New York 10019

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This informative program will feature experts from the European Patent Office (EPO) who are active in the fields of organic chemistry and biotechnology. The event will be moderated by Angelo J. Bufalino, Chair of Vedder Price's Intellectual Property group, and Thomas J. Kowalski, a Shareholder in the group.


9:30 a.m. - Registration and Continental Breakfast (On-Site Guests)
10:00 a.m. - Welcome, Angelo Bufalino, Vedder Price
10:05 a.m. - Introduction to the EPO and the Unitary EU Patent, EPO Speaker
11:00 a.m. - A Tale of Two Patent Systems: United States and Europe, Thomas J. Kowalski, Vedder Price
11:30 a.m. - Break
11:40 a.m. - Article 83: Sufficiency of Disclosure, EPO Speaker
12:40 p.m. - Lunch (On-Site Guests)
1:00 p.m. - Inventive Step and the Problem/Solution Approach, EPO Speaker
2:00 p.m. - Conclusion

*All times are Eastern Daylight Time.

CLE Credit

Vedder Price is an Accredited Provider of Continuing Legal Education in New York and Illinois. This program has been approved for 4 hours of New York CLE credit and 3.25 hours of Illinois General CLE credit, assuming the minimum requirements are met.

Two Ways to RSVP by September 4

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Angelo J. Bufalino