Strafford will be offering a webinar/teleconference entitled "Patent Prosecution and Defeating Abstractness: Minimizing the Risk of Sect. 101 Rejection -- Lessons From Recent Federal Circuit Court Decisions" on November 1, 2016 from 1:00 to 2:30 pm (EDT). Joseph M. Casino of Wiggin and Dana, Stephen A. Marshall of Fish & Richardson, and James L. Reed of Squire Patton Boggs will examine recent Federal Circuit decisions on patent eligibility for software, and discuss the Court's different approaches and offer best practices for demonstrating patent eligibility. The webinar will review the following issues:
• How are the courts applying the framework for patent eligibility created in Alice?
• What guidance can be gleaned from the Federal Circuit’s decisions in Enfish, BASCOM, DDR Holdings, Rapid Litigation and McRo?
• What are best practices for patent counsel to avoid patent-eligibility issues?
The registration fee for the webinar is $297. Those interested in registering for the webinar, can do so here.