Blockchain Patents: Challenges for Eligibility, New Patent Opportunities, Monetizing Blockchain
Recording of a 90-minute premium CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will guide patent counsel on drafting blockchain patent applications to comply with eligibility and the requirements of Sections 102, 103 and 112. The panel will discuss patent law considerations, the types of patentable technology, and monetizing blockchain in the patent world.
- What blockchain patent applications need to include and related challenges
- Subject matter eligibility
- Meeting novel and non-obvious requirements
- Preempting infringement
- Patent law considerations
- Patentable technology
- Monetizing blockchain in patents
The panel will review these and other high profile issues:
- What are the opportunities for patents in using blockchain?
- What are the hurdles to patenting blockchain technology?
- What are the best practices for patent drafting to position a blockchain-related patent application for allowance by the patent office?
Mitchell S. Feller
Gottlieb Rackman & Reisman
Mr. Feller’s practice focuses on patents and related legal areas which involve the development and use of... | Read More
Mr. Feller’s practice focuses on patents and related legal areas which involve the development and use of technology, including patent litigation and inter-partes review, patent prosecution, offensive and defensive patent portfolio analysis and development, IP risk assessments, product clearance, and strategic IP counseling. Mr. Feller also provides general client counseling related to protection and enforcement of trademarks, copyrights, and other aspects of intellectual property. His corporate practice addresses transactional issues including sales and licenses of IP, IP diligence associated with investments in technology companies, and software development and service agreements.Close
Barry R. Lewin
Gottlieb Rackman & Reisman
Mr. Lewin focuses his practice on patent prosecution in the mechanical and electronic arts including software-based and... | Read More
Mr. Lewin focuses his practice on patent prosecution in the mechanical and electronic arts including software-based and hardware-based inventions. Product categories include medical devices, optics, telecommunications, material science, robotics and information technology, as well as a wide variety of consumer goods. He recently obtained patent protection on several software-based inventions directed to use on mobile devices. Prior to earning his law degree, he was a Director at Lucent Technologies, Telcordia Technologies, and SAIC, where he led teams in intellectual property, product compliance and new product development.Close