Please note that, although many of the following frankly discuss various positions on legal issues, they should not be relied on as legal advice, nor as a balanced representation of current law. Ideas which are presented for consideration by our fellow professionals are not necessarily suited for your particular circumstances and needs.
“Intellectual Property and IP Rights,” invited presentation to CIE, Plano, TX, 2009.
“IP Management for Outsourced Design Work,” invited presentation at Wuxi International Industrial Design Expo, Wuxi, November 2008.
“Patent Systems and Growing Companies,” presented at Nanjing Technical University, October 2008.
“Optimal Patent Management,” presented at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, October 2008.
“Maximizing Value in Patent Prep and Pros,” invited presentation to Dallas Paralegal Institute, January 2008.
“U.S. Patent Enforcement,” presented to Shanghai Intellectual Property Association, May 2006.
“Patenting Electronics Inventions,” presented to Hong Kong Intellectual Property Law Society, May 2006.
“Patent Communication Tools: For Showing Patent Processes and Decisions,” presented at Annual Meeting of American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA), Washington DC, October 2005.
“US Prosecution for Maximum Value,” presented to Shanghai IP Law Society, September 2005.
"Seeking Safe Harbor: Practical Approaches and Risks in IDS Practice," presented at Annual Meeting of American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA), Washington DC, October 2003. The published paper may be ordered (in CD-ROM) from the AIPLA web site. The Powerpoint slides contain additional material which were not included in the published paper, and are available here.
"Managing Patent Quality," IP and Technology Law Journal, May 2003. If you don't have this publication available, you may email us for a complimentary copy.
"Maximizing Patent Productivity," IP and Technology Law Journal, Dec. 2002. If you don't have this publication available, you may email us for a complimentary copy.
"The Process of Building a Patent Application," AIPLA Spring 2001.
"Patent Law Changes in the AIPA," AIPLA Spring 2000 meeting in Pittsburgh.
"Patent Law Developments and High-Tech Careers," Laser and Electro-Optics Society (of IEEE) local meeting, May 2000.
"The Patent Profession Practices with Provisionals," Compaq, May 1999.
"Managing Patent Quality," Offshore Technology Conference, May 1999.
"Learning from Unpredictable-Arts Practice," AIPLA Spring 1999.
"Ways to Talk about Patent Quality," Dallas Bar Association, March 1999.