Matt Zapadka Presenting Strafford Webinar on the Obviousness Standard

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September 15, 2022 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm EDT

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AGG Intellectual Property of counsel Matt Zapadka is presenting a webinar titled, “Obviousness Standard: Leveraging Latest PTO and Court Guidance,” hosted by Strafford on September 15, 2022, from 1-2:30 p.m. EDT.

Matt will examine the obviousness standard and the many recent changes that impact it. The webinar will outline steps that companies and counsel should take to withstand obviousness rejections and offer best practices for prosecuting and defending against obviousness attacks in litigation.

During the webinar, Matt will address the following issues and more:

  • How have recent federal circuit decisions impacted the application of the obviousness standard?
  • What level of “unexpected results” is needed to demonstrate patentability?
  • How can practitioners leverage recent decisions in which the federal circuit has insisted upon more thorough, reasoned explanations of the PTO’s obviousness conclusion?
  • What strategies should patentees and petitioners employ to prevail on obviousness assertions in an IPR proceeding, and how will those strategies fare at the federal circuit?

To learn more and register, please click here.