There are two upcoming webinars for those who frequently work with sequence listings:
US practitioners toss the phrase “incorporation by reference” into patent applications as a matter of routine. But in the world of the Patent Cooperation Treaty, and in many designated Offices in which one might enter the national or regional phase from a PCT application, there are only very limited circumstances in which an applicant can rely upon incorporation by reference.
Attend this webinar, presented by WIPO, to learn just what the limited circumstances are in which a PCT applicant may rely upon incorporation by reference. The presenters will be Matthias Reischle-Park, Deputy Director and Hanna Kang, Legal Officer, PCT Legal and User Relations Division. Continue reading
WIPO will be providing a two-hour overview of ePCT and its functionalities. Attendees will be shown how to do several important things, including:
- how to file PCT applications online,
- how to perform online Actions,
- how to share access rights, and
- how to best manage applications by using the many practical features offered by ePCT.
The speakers will be Viviane Gross, Head, PCT eServices, and Pascal Piriou, Customer Service Assistant. Continue reading