Attend a webinar this coming Tuesday, June 19th. The subject is PDX and DAS. Or maybe you do not need to attend, because you already have mastery of PDX and DAS! Those who have mastery of PDX and DAS should have no problem passing this DAS quiz. Continue reading
There are a couple of seats left for the Denver PCT Seminar which starts tomorrow morning bright and early.
As of right now we could even accommodate one or two walk-in registrations.
In a recent blog post I listed the remarkable number of opportunities in the next few months for public PCT and DAS training programs. What readers might not know about is that in addition to the many PCT and DAS training programs that are provided to the general public, many PCT and DAS training programs take place privately at law firms and corporations, as I will describe. Continue reading
It is remarkable how many upcoming opportunities there are to learn about the Patent Cooperation Treaty and the WIPO DAS system: Continue reading
Today and tomorrow I am having a delightful time serving on the faculty of a PCT Seminar in Boston sponsored by the PCT Learning Center.
Those who make use of Private PAIR and EFS-Web are accustomed to USPTO’s very clunky way of accomplishing two-factor authentication, namely the poorly designed Entrust Java Applet (EJA). USPTO has now formally announced (see excerpt at right from a slide in a USPTO webinar yesterday) that it will replace EJA with a much more user-friendly approach. The goals of today’s blog article are:
- describe the new system, and
- explain what you can do right now to be ready for it well in advance.
It is recalled that on May 5, 2018 I blogged about the imminent development of the Netherlands Patent Office joining the DAS system. Today is the day! The participation of the Netherlands Patent Office in DAS is as a depositing Office and as an accessing Office. The participation is as to patent applications and PCT applications.
This brings to 19 the number of DAS participating Offices.
The list of Accessing Offices in the DAS system continues to grow. As I blogged on May 26, 2018, the Danish Patent and Trademark Office (DKPTO) had announced that it would soon become an Accessing Office in the DAS system. Today is the day! As of today, DKPTO is an Accessing Office in DAS. Continue reading
The 22nd annual AIPLA PCT Seminar is now open for registration. This will be Monday, July 23 and Tuesday, July 24 at AIPLA headquarters in Crystal City, Virginia.
This Seminar differs from many other PCT Seminars because it has such a large number of excellent presenters. These will include a WIPO person, a USPTO person, and four experienced practitioners — Mark Guetlich, Mary Drabnis, Jeremy Smith and myself.
For more information, or to register, click here.