Broadcast Date: Monday, March 25, 2024
from 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm (ET)

Overview:

In the rapidly evolving landscape of technology, machine learning (ML), artificial intelligence (AI), and software innovations have become the driving force behind groundbreaking inventions. Protecting these intellectual assets through patents is crucial for businesses and innovators alike. This explores the intricacies of patenting ML, AI, and software inventions, providing a clear and practical roadmap for inventors, entrepreneurs, and legal professionals.

In this live CLE webcast, a distinguished panel of key thought leaders and practitioners brought together by The Knowledge Group will provide holistic understanding of patentability and provides practical guidance for successfully safeguarding intellectual property in this rapidly evolving field.

Key issues that will be covered in this course are:

  • USPTO Inventorship Guidance for AI-Assisted Inventions
  • Crafting Claims for AI-Related Inventions
  • Invention Analysis for AI-based Technologies
  • Potential Pitfalls
  • Responsible and Irresponsible Uses of AI

Credit:

Course Level:

Intermediate

 

Advance Preparation:

Print and review course materials

 

Method of Presentation:

On- Demand Webcast

 

Prerequisite:

General knowledge of patent laws

 

Course Code:

1410885

 

Total Credit:

 

CLE Credit:

 

CA CLE 1.50 General - Approved Until: 6/30/2025

PA CLE 1.50 General - Approved Until: 3/25/2026

TN CLE 1.50 General - Approved Until: 3/25/2025

WI CLE 1:50 General - Approved Until: 12/31/2024

VT CLE 1:50 General - Approved Until: 12/31/2025

NJ CLE 1:50 General - Credits through Reciprocity

NY CLE 1:50 Areas of Professional Practice - Credits through Reciprocity

AR CLE 1:50 General - Credits through Reciprocity

CT CLE 1:50 General - Credits through Reciprocity

NH CLE 1.50 General – Meets the requirements of NH Supreme Court Rule 53

 

Pending CLE Application:

MS, GA

 

Self-Apply:

AL, CO, DE, FL, ID, IL, IN, IO, KS, KY, LA, NC, ME, MN, MT, NE, NV, NM, ND, OH, OK, OR, SC, SD, TX, UT, VA, WA, WV, WY

 

If you’d like us to apply for CLE, you may opt to pay the CLE processing fee here.

 

No MCLE Requirements:

DC, MD, MA, MI

 

Not Eligible for CLE:

AK, AZ, HA, MO

Speaker Panel:

Robert Plotkin, Software Patent Lawyer & Founding Partner
Maximizing Value with Strategic Software Patents for 25+ Years

Blueshift IP

Robert Plotkin is a patent attorney who has been specializing in software patents for over 25 years. He is an MIT-educated computer scientist and the co-founder of the boutique patent firm, Blueshift IP. Robert wrote the first and only book on the impact of AI on patents, entitled, The Genie in the Machine: How Computer-Automated Inventing is Revolutionizing Law and Business, which was published by Stanford University Press in 2009. His upcoming book, AI Armor, describes strategies for obtaining IP protection for innovative AI technologies. Robert uses his in-depth knowledge of patent law and AI technology to obtain broad, strong, and defensible AI patents for his clients worldwide.

Michael V. Pack, Ph.D., Associate
Polsinelli

Michael V. Pack, Ph.D., counsels’ clients in a variety of intellectual property matters. His background and experience in the areas of engineering, technology, and law enable him to successfully provide clients with strategic solutions on patent prosecution and technology matters.

Michael represents a broad range of clients, prosecuting patent applications for U.S. and foreign corporations in many fields, including:

  • Machine learning and artificial intelligence
  • Computer vision and image/signal processing
  • Photonics
  • Quantum computing and measurement
  • Telecommunications (wireless and optical)
  • Medical imaging (CT, PET, MRI, and ultrasound imaging)
  • Remote sensing
  • Cryptography and blockchain technologies
  • Internet-of-things (IoT)
  • Cloud computing
  • Smart devices
  • Business methods

Malgorzata (Gosia) A. Kulczycka, Ph.D., J.D., Partner
IP Attorney with Expertise in Computer Graphics and Artificial Intelligence

Patterson + Sheridan LLP

Gosia is a patent attorney specializing in AI and software patents. She has also a Ph.D. degree in computer science. As a patent attorney, she uses her broad expertise in patent law, AI, and computer science to maximize the value of her clients’ patent portfolios and to advise cutting-edge companies specializing in patenting in the AI space. She has also given many presentations and speeches on AI, patenting, patent eligibility, and patent portfolio management.

Gosia is also a partner at Patterson Sheridan LLP, a national full-service intellectual property law firm. P+S is among the world’s top ten writers of original U.S. patent applications. Over the years, P+S has received accolades and high rankings from U.S. News, The Business Journal, Super Lawyers, and others.

Agenda:

Segment 1

Robert PlotkinSoftware Patent Lawyer & Founding Partner

Blueshift IP

  • USPTO Inventorship Guidance for AI-Assisted Inventions
    • Summary of the Guidance
    • Implications
    • Concerns
    • Practice Pointers
  • A Framework for Analyzing AI-Related Inventions
    • The Risks of Claiming Too Narrowly
    • The Risks of Claiming Too Broadly
    • Pointers for Crafting Claims to Maximum Infringement and Validity
    • Pointers for Noninfringement and Invalidity Defenses

Segment 2

Michael V. Pack, Ph.D.Associate

Polsinelli

  • Invention Analysis for AI-based Technologies
    • Benefits of a problem-solution focus
    • Identifying points of novelty
  • Potential Pitfalls
    • Detecting infringement
    • Avoiding divided infringement
    • Avoiding limitations that are performed outside US

Segment 3

Malgorzata (Gosia) A. Kulczycka, Ph.D., J.D.Partner

Patterson + Sheridan LLP

TO USE AI, OR NOT TO USE IT – THAT IS THE QUESTION

  • Responsible Uses of AI
    • What are They
    • Benefits
    • Examples
  • Irresponsible Uses of AI
    • What are They
    • Things to Watch For
    • Examples
  • Conclusion: AI-Users Beware

 

Date & Time:

Monday, March 25, 2024

12:00 pm to 1:30 pm (ET)

Who Should Attend:

  • Patent Lawyers and Consultants
  • Intellectual Property Lawyers and Consultants
  • Technology Lawyers
  • Patent Agents
  • Intellectual Property Professionals
  • Chief Technology Officers
  • General/In-house Counsel
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SPEAKERS

Robert PlotkinSoftware Patent Lawyer & Founding Partner
Maximizing Value with Strategic Software Patents for 25+ Years
Blueshift IP
Michael V. Pack, Ph.D.Associate
Polsinelli
Malgorzata (Gosia) A. Kulczycka, Ph.D., J.D.Partner
IP Attorney with Expertise in Computer Graphics and Artificial Intelligence
Patterson + Sheridan LLP

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