Efficient dialog between patent examiners and patent attorneys or applixcants



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Date

Starts: 26.05.2014 at 09:00
Ends: 28.05.2014 at 15:30

Location

Oslo, Norway

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Working language(s)

English

Description

This seminar provides a training for staff of NPOs to improve their skills related to dialog (both in written form and orally) with patent attorneys and applicants. It has been observed that patent examiners may have difficulties to reply to communications received from attorneys/applicants and may hesitate to schedule interviews to discuss cases orally with the attorneys/applicants. This results in large backlogs of files at the patent offices. Based on presentations by experts and practical hands-on exercises, participants will receive advice on how to efficiently communicate with attorneys/applicants, that is how to best reply to communications received from attorneys/applicants in response to office actions. Furthermore, based on presentations and role plays, participants will learn how to efficiently perform oral communication with attorneys/ applicants during interviews.

Target groups

Level of expertise

Intermediate

Medium

Classroom training

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Objectives

On completion of this seminar, participants will be able to efficiently communicate with attorneys and applicants, both in written form and orally.

Prerequisites

Participants must have at least two years of patent examination experience, as well as basic experience in dialog with attorneys/applicants. Furthermore, a good command of English, both orally and in writing, is required.

Venue details

Norwegian Industrial Property Office (NIPO)

Sandakerveien 64

0484 Oslo 1

Norway

Contact

Not available

Max. number of participants

40

Reference

OS23-2014

Registration deadline

Deadline for registration is over.