TTO Legal Seminar: "Patenting Strategies and Emerging Cases in Gene and Protein Patents"
The CU Technology Transfer Office and the law offices of Patton Boggs present the TTO Legal Seminar: "Patenting Strategies and Emerging Cases in Gene and Protein Patents" with Scott Chambers, Ph.D. of Patton Boggs, LLP.
Tuesday, September 14, 2004
12:00-12:15: Lunch and Networking
Questions? Contact Jill.Jones@uchsc.edu
Dr. Chambers helps clients avoid and resolve problems associated with protecting intellectual property, including litigation at the appellate and district court levels, and before the International Trade Commission. In addition to advising clients in patent infringement and validity issues, Dr. Chambers provides oversight for companies on mergers and acquisitions, trade secret and antitrust litigation. Dr. Chambers has represented companies before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), arguing their position regarding patent prosecution and patent term extensions under the Hatch-Waxman Act. As an expert witness, Dr. Chambers regularly provides testimony on U.S. patent law and procedure.
Previously, Dr. Chambers served as an associate solicitor for the USPTO, where he defended the USPTO's patentability determinations and statutory interpretation before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and district court. He has also drafted Examination Guidelines for the Examining Corps of the USPTO and congressional testimony for the agency regarding biotechnology and patents. Highly recognized and honored for his work in the field of patents, Dr. Chambers served as a frequent speaker on behalf of the USPTO at industry events involving the American Bar Association, the American Intellectual Property Law Association, the Intellectual Property Owners Association, and the Biotechnology Industry Organization.