An Overview of Patent Ownership Issues, Feb. 12

While filing for a patent can be difficult all by itself, determining ownership of the patent and drafting a proper agreement to protect the appropriate parties is another challenge. One of the more common issues that needs to be resolved is ownership. Who owns the invention or patent? A company may believe that it owns the rights, however a review of the law reveals that this may not be the case.

Our presentation will examine patent ownership issues and agreements, including discussion of assignments, licenses and other elements involved in the process.

Jeffrey T.G. Kelsey
Barnes & Thornburg LLP, Indianapolis

Jeffrey is a partner in the Indianapolis office of Barnes & Thornburg LLP, where he is a member of the firm’s Intellectual Property Department. His practice focuses on patent preparation, prosecution, and associated matters in the mechanical, electro-mechanical, and software arts.
Prior to practicing law, Mr. Kelsey was an engineer with Moog, Inc., in East Aurora, New York, where he worked on a variety of aircraft programs involving mechanical, electrical, and software applications.

An Overview of Patent Ownership Issues,
Including Assignments, Licenses & Other Agreements
 – 1 CLE
Friday, February 12, 2016   12:15 P.M. – 1:15 P.M.

Live In-Person Seminar: ICLEF Conference Facility, Indianapolis
Live Individual Webcast: From your home or office computer

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