A concise one-day *In-house* training programme for the patents team explaining the practical points to consider regarding SPCs when managing the organisations, or your clients, patent portfolio.
With this bespoke In-house training programme you can give the whole patents team a comprehensive overview of Supplementary Protection Certificates (SPCs) in Europe. You will explore the key differences between SPCs in Europe and patent term extensions in major territories and the team will take away practical advice that will not only help them manage the portfolio, but will also help avoid any pitfalls.
Introduction to SPCs
Case Law – The basics and the problem areas
The application process in Europe – a aase study
Practical points to consider regarding SPCs when managing a patent portfolio
Beyond Europe: SPCs and patent term extensions around the world
Paul Inman is a partner in Wragge’s London office. He joined Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP (formerly Wragge & Co LLP) in November 2010, having spent 3 years as a partner in Howrey’s London office.
DR PAUL BRADY
Dr Paul Brady is a European and Chartered Patent Attorney and a partner at the UK firm Abel & Imray. Paul and his team regularly carry out SPC filing programmes across Europe for their clients.
DR OLIVER KINGSBURY
Dr Oliver Kingsbury is a European and Chartered Patent Attorney and a partner at the UK firm Elkington and Fife LLP. In addition to SPCs, Oliver deals with patent prosecution and opposition procedures before the European Patent Office.
DR ANDREW RUDGE
Dr Andrew Rudge is a European and Chartered Patent Attorney and works in the European Patent Department of the pharmaceutical company Pfizer. Andrew advises colleagues across the company on matters relating to obtaining and extending SPCs.
Mike Snodin is the founder and director of Park Grove IP Ltd. A well-known figure in the SPC community, Mike has published a number of influential and ground-breaking articles on SPCs
We don't have any currently scheduled dates for this course but we can customise it to your requirements and deliver it on an in-house basis for any number of your staff or colleagues.
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