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IP Section Lunch: Restoration of Priority -- What Will Change on December 18, 2013?
 
 
Date and Time: Noon on Tuesday, November 19, 2013
 
 
Location: Denver Chophouse
 
 
Speaker: Carl Oppedahl is a partner in Oppedahl Patent Law Firm LLC
 
A client comes to you on December 20, 2013. The client filed a US provisional patent application on December 17, 2012. Clearly the one-year period has come and gone! What should you tell them about their ability to file a PCT patent application that claims priority from the US provisional patent application? How does your answer change if the application to be filed is a US non-provisional patent application? How do your answers change if the would-be priority application filed December 17, 2012 was a foreign patent application instead of a US provisional patent application? (Hint: Everything you knew about this is wrong!) Extra credit if you can say why it might be smart to file the PCT patent application in the Receiving Office of the International Bureau of WIPO rather than at the USPTO.
 
 
Cost: $35 for IP Section Members, $45 for the general public, and CU/DU Law students are free. Includes a catered lunch. You can register for the lunch by going to:http://www.cobar.org/calendar/eventdetail.cfm?EventID=IP111913. RSVP by calling (303) 860-1115 ext. 727 or by emailing lunches@cobar.org before 5 PM on Thursday, November 14, 2013.
 
1 general CLE credit applied for.
 
Cancellations after Thursday, November 14, 2013 and no-shows will be billed for the cost of the program. Checks can be sent to the Colorado Bar Association, 1900 Grant St., Suite 900, Denver, CO 80203. Also, please call or e-mail your RSVP when sending a check. Checks should be made payable to the CBA. If leaving a message, please spell your name, specify that you are attending the Intellectual Property Section November Luncheon, leave your phone number, and specify if you would prefer a vegetarian lunch.