A Cislo & Thomas LLP and Bugnion SpA Seminar

Legal Aspects
– Abstract Ideas Vs. Technicality. How the US Patent Law is ‘moving’ towards the EPC
– US Vs. EP practice
– Examples

Computer-Implemented Inventions in Europe
– Basic information
– Allowed Claim Categories
– Product claims Vs. Process claims – Direct and Indirect Infringement
– What is a ‘Technical Character’ ?
– General approach at the EPO
– Examples of recognized and no-recognized Technical Character

Drafting a ‘Europe-ready’ software patent set of claims
– How to keep the number of claims below 15 with a good protection
– Examples

Speakers: Marco Lissandrini and Sandro Sandri