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Dec 201020
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Pitfalls and Strategies to Avoid Charges of Inequitable Conduct

On November 30, 2010, Woodard, Emhardt attorney John Bradshaw was a featured speaker in a webinar entitled “Summary of Pitfalls and Strategies to Avoid Charges of Inequitable Conduct.”  The webinar was part of the Practical Tips for Young Lawyers series sponsored by the Intellectual Property Section of the American Bar Association.  Mr. Bradshaw’s presentation focused on the development of the doctrine of inequitable conduct and included a summary of specific circumstances where inequitable conduct has been found. Predictions on where the doctrine may be heading and current best practices for patent prosecutors was also discussed. 

 Mr. Bradshaw’s presentation materials can be accessed by clicking here