Landon IP Ltd.’s Peter Steckel, Senior Director of Client Engagement for Europe, and Matt Coyle, Director of Client Engagement for Northern Europe, will both be attending the Paneuropean IP Summit next week. Mr. Steckel and Mr. Coyle will be joining the rest of the European intellectual property community at this leading industry conference, which is being held in Paris at the CCIP (chambre de commerce et d’industrie de Paris) on December 9-11, 2013. Anyone wishing to schedule an appointment with Mr. Steckel or Mr. Coyle at this event should send their inquiry to email@example.com or contact us at +44 (0) 20 3116 6400.
The theme of this year’s Summit is “Follow the IP Money”. The focus will be on patents on December 9 and 10 and on trademarks on December 11. The agenda will cover issues relating to the Unitary Patent, the Unified Patent Court, non-practicing entities, patent strategies, valuation, monetization, litigation, and many other topics.
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Landon IP will be teaming up with Thompson Hine to deliver the upcoming webinar, “Post-AIA Preissuance Prior Art Submissions at the USPTO: Best Practices for Third-Party Challenges to Patent Applications and for Monitoring Competition”. This live 90-minute webinar will be held on Tuesday December 3, 2013 from 1:00pm to 2:30pm EST. Jonathan Skovholt, Landon IP’s Director of Training and Special Projects, will cover approaches and best practices for pre-issuance monitoring, while Thompson Hine partners Clifton E. McCann and Steve Elleman will focus on the statute and pre-issuance submission rules and legal strategies. Following the presentations, attendees will have an opportunity to get answers to specific questions during an interactive Q&A session with the presenters.
Landon IP is the leading single-source provider for global support services throughout the patent lifecycle. We are the experts in professional patent searching and all types of IP monitoring services. Mr. Skovholt coordinates and facilitates the training of new patent analysts at Landon IP in the art of patent searching. Prior to his current role, Mr. Skovholt was a patent analyst at Landon IP and worked on projects involving a variety of technologies, including optical systems, electrical systems, semiconductor processing, MEMS systems, software, business methods, and mechanical systems. He was a Patent Examiner at the USPTO before joining Landon IP.
Visit this page to learn more about this webinar, get Continuing Legal Education credit information, and to register.
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Landon IP will be hosting an exhibit at the 2013 Patent Information Fair & Conference to be held in Tokyo, Japan from November 6-8, 2013. This is Landon IP’s 5th consecutive year of attending this event, which is Japan’s largest exhibition specializing in patent and intellectual property information. The 2012 conference had 18, 945 registered attendees and over 200 exhibitor booths. The conference will be held at the Science Museum in Kitanomaru Park in Tokyo. The event is organized by the Japan Institute for Promoting Invention and Innovation; the Japan Patent Information Organization; Fuji Sankei Business i; and Sankei Shimbun Co., Ltd. Landon IP’s exhibit can be found at booth 17 in Building 6.
Two of Landon IP’s leaders – Atsushi Nozaki, Senior Director of Landon IP GK, and Matt Rodgers, Managing Director, Europe – who manage our Tokyo- and London-based offices, respectively, will be delivering a presentation at 4:15pm on November 8 on the topic “Cooperative Patent Classification 10 Months On: Practical Applications, Relationship with ECLA and USPC, and Jurisdictional Use”. They will present a practical lecture providing an update on the CPC (Cooperative Patent Classification) since its launch, including a discussion of Landon IP’s experience with CPC to date, status and roll out in the U.S. and Europe, and the importance of CPC for Japanese searchers.
Mr. Nozaki and Mr. Rodgers are experts in patent searching and all aspects of patent data and information. Both of these Landon IP leaders, along with other members of Landon IP’s Tokyo-based team of salespeople and technical analysts, will be available at Landon IP’s exhibit booth throughout the conference to discuss how you can benefit from our professional services in the areas of patent searching, IP analytics, information research and document retrieval, and patent translations and global filing support.
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Landon IP is excited to announce that Kristin Whitman, our Reference Desk Librarian and an expert in all aspects of patent data and information, has been invited to deliver a presentation at the European Patent Office’s Patent Information Conference. This conference will be held from October 22-24, 2013 in Bologna, Italy at the Palazzo della Cultura e dei Congressi. This is one of the leading conferences in Europe for patent information professionals, and this year’s program is organized in partnership with the Directorate General for the Fight Against Counterfeiting – Italian Patent and Trademark Office.
Ms. Whitman’s presentation will be on Wednesday, October 23 at 11:30am on the topic, “Information About the Information – The Importance of Knowing What is in the Database”. She will focus her remarks on the many challenges related to working with patent legal status information, which is hampered due to the fragmented and ever-changing nature of the data, creating particular difficulties in a multinational environment.
Ms. Whitman has seven years of experience in the patent information industry at Landon IP and holds a master’s degree in Library and Information Science from Rutgers University. She was a leader in the creation of Intellogist®, a revolutionary online tool developed by Landon IP for the intellectual property industry that offers objective information on patent searching resources. Ms. Whitman is also a regular contributor to the Intellogist® Blog.
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Landon IP will be exhibiting at the Patent Information Annual Conference (PIAC) in Beijing on September 12-13, 2013 for the second year in a row. This major intellectual property event, which is hosted by China’s State Intellectual Property Office (SIPO), will be held at the China National Convention Center (Northern Lobby, Third Floor, Tower C). The overall theme for this year’s conference is “Patent Information and Innovation-Driven Development Strategy”.
Interested parties can speak with Landon IP representatives at booth 27 in the exhibit hall throughout the event, to learn how we deliver value for our customers in the areas of patent searching, IP analytics, information research, and patent application translation and foreign filing support.
In addition, John Ma, the Senior Director of Landon IP China, will be delivering a presentation on global patent searching methodologies on Friday, September 13 at 3:30pm in Room 311A. Mr. Ma is based in Landon IP’s office in the Citibank building in the Pudong district of Shanghai. Mr. Ma will be joined at the PIAC by Mr. Sam Davis, Landon IP’s Sales Manager for Japan, Korea, and China, who is based in Landon IP’s Tokyo office.
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Atsushi Nozaki, the Senior Director of Landon IP GK, will deliver a lecture on the topic of patent searching at an upcoming meeting of the Kanto-area branch of the Japanese Patent Attorneys Association (JPAA). The 3-hour lecture, which will focus on skills required, and challenges faced, by individuals conducting patent searches by themselves, will be held on September 6, 2013 from 2:00pm to 5:00pm at the Benrishi Kaikan in Toranomon, Tokyo. Mr. Nozkai is an expert on patent searching and IP analytics and lectures frequently on these topics in Tokyo. Learn more about Landon IP at http://jp.landon-ip.com/ (Japanese website) or http://www.landon-ip.com (English website).
ランドンIP合同会社のシニアディレクター(日本事業統括部長)である野崎篤志が日本弁理士会関東支部研修会において特許調査についてセミナー講師を務めます。本セミナーは9月6日、午後2~5時に東京・虎の門の弁理士会館で開催され、特許調査（特に先行技術調査）を自分自身で行う上で必要なるスキルや課題などについて講演する予定です。野崎氏は特許調査や分析・パテントマップ等のトピックについて頻繁に講演を行っている専門家です。ランドンIPについてより詳しく知りたい場合はhttp://jp.landon-ip.com/ (日本語ウェブサイト)またはhttp://www.landon-ip.com (英語ウェブサイト)をご覧ください。
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Several of Landon IP’s leaders will be teaching the course “The Art and Science of Patent Searching” at two different programs this Fall, sharing their expertise with other professionals in the intellectual property community.
Jonathan Skovholt, Director of Training and Information Services, and Brian Thurmond, Director of Patent Searching, will be teaching this course on October 16-18, 2013 at Patent Resources Group’s (PRG) Fall 2013 Advanced Courses Program. This Program is being held at the Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort & Spa in Huntington Beach, California. Additional details about this course and the rest of this PRG program can be found on the PRG website. Anyone interested in attending can register via fax or mail or online.
In addition, Mr. Skovholt will be joining Matt Rodgers, Managing Director, Europe for Landon IP Ltd., to teach this patent searching course in partnership with Management Forum from October 30, 2013 through November 1, 2013 at The Rembrandt Hotel in London. Additional details are provided in the course brochure. Anyone interested in attending can register online from the course page on the Management Forum website.
“The Art and Science of Patent Searching” is a two-and-a-half day course that provides comprehensive instruction on how to conduct professional patent searches. Topics covered will include:
- How to approach a search in a systematic, methodical and exhaustive way
- How to properly scope a search
- How to carefully search using different classification systems, text query progression, citations and bibliographic information, and knowing the benefits and pitfalls of each
- Both the major differences and subtle nuances in the steps of conducting a patentability, validity, or infringement patent search
- Searching non-patent literature
- Approaches to searching non-native-language patents and published applications
- Differences between the major patent search engines and important considerations in selecting an appropriate search tool
Both offerings of this course provide opportunities for hands-on searching practice, as detailed in the course descriptions.
The course is designed to benefit everyone from novice searchers to the most seasoned patent practitioner or search professional. Landon IP’s people are the professional patent search experts and thought leaders. Mr. Rodgers, Mr. Skovholt, and Mr. Thurmond are all experienced patent searchers and seasoned lecturers, having taught this course many times for both Management Forum and Patent Resources Group.
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