“Advanced Claim Drafting Issues”

September 12, 2017Presentation
PLI's Advanced Patent Prosecution Workshop

Partner Sharon M. Sintich, Ph.D. was a faculty member for Practising Law Institute (PLI)’s 2017 Advanced Patent Prosecution Workshop, held on September 12, 2017 at the University of Chicago Gleacher Center, discussing claim drafting issues in Biotechnology. Dr. Sintich discussed methods for maximizing patent protection through drafting composition claims, claims to screening methods, methods of treatment, and methods of preparation. Dr. Sintich also discussed claiming strategies for protecting nucleic acids (such as antisense and siRNA), proteins, antibodies, nucleic acid vectors, and transgenic organisms, while satisfying the written description and enablement requirements, and addressing potential subject matter eligibility issues.

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