Subject Matter Eligibility and AI: USPTO Guidance, Court and PTAB Treatment, Meeting Eligibility Requirements
Recording of a 90-minute premium CLE video webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will guide patent counsel on subject matter eligibility issues in AI patents. The panel will examine the most recent USPTO eligibility standard and how to address it. The panel will also discuss how the courts and the PTAB have addressed subject matter eligibility in AI cases. The panel will offer best practices for navigating subject matter eligibility and drafting to satisfy patent eligibility requirements.
- Subject matter eligibility in AI patent applications
- USPTO guidance
- Court and PTAB treatment
- Practical implications and best practices in light of the current guidance and case law
The panel will review these and other relevant issues:
- What are the unique eligibility challenges for AI patent applications?
- How have the courts treated the issue of subject matter eligibility in AI patents?
- What steps should patent counsel take to satisfy patent eligibility requirements?
Michael L. Kiklis
Bass Berry & Sims
Mr. Kiklis focuses on PTAB litigation as well as district court patent litigation. He also handles Federal Circuit... | Read More
Mr. Kiklis focuses on PTAB litigation as well as district court patent litigation. He also handles Federal Circuit appeals from his cases. With an extensive background in computer science, his technological focus is on software patent matters. He frequently handles high stakes matters, having been involved in several cases in which over $1 billion was at stake.Close
Stephen G. Kunin
Maier & Maier
Mr. Kunin represents clients in post-grant patent proceedings at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. He also... | Read More
Mr. Kunin represents clients in post-grant patent proceedings at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. He also serves as an expert witness and consultant on patent policy, practice and procedure. During his tenure at the USPTO, he served in many executive positions, including as Deputy Commissioner for Patent Examination Policy.Close
Christopher J. Maier
Maier & Maier
Mr. Maier is a registered patent attorney and practices all aspects of patent prosecution and patent litigation,... | Read More
Mr. Maier is a registered patent attorney and practices all aspects of patent prosecution and patent litigation, including inter partes review proceedings and ex parte reexamination at the USPTO, international patent portfolio development and management, and opinion work. He has experience working across a variety of technologies, including electrical and computer engineering, software, mechanical engineering, and medical device technologies. In his practice, Mr. Maier has successfully drafted hundreds of issued patents in diversified technologies and prevailed on numerous patent appeals at the USPTO.Close