1:00 PM13:00

The Many Faces of CHAL: Where Chemistry Meets the Law

Location: San Diego Convention Center, Room 30B

K. E. Bianco, Organizer
K. McIntyre, Organizer, Presiding
K. A. Rubino, Presiding

1:00 PM
How to allocate resources to IP as a start-up in the chemical fields.
K.A. Rubino

1:30 PM
Intellectual indexing makes the difference.
E.N. Cheeseman, M. McBride

2:00 PM
Protecting Innovations: A Multi-Prong Approach to Intellectual Property.
H. Oh

2:30 PM
Visualization of latent fingerprints by copper nanoclusters with variable fluorescent.
R. HUANG, d. peng, J. Yang

3:00 PM
Cr- and Sb-doped TiO2 nano-pigment for the latent and bloody fingermark enhancement on various surfaces.
D. peng, J. Yang, R. HUANG

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2:00 PM14:00

Evolution of the Chemistry Legal Landscape

Location: San Diego Convention Center, Room 30B

R. Smith, Organizer, Presiding

2:00 PM
Blunt talk about cannabis patents.
V. Capuano

3:00 PM
What your competitors don’t know can hurt you: Strategies to avoid secret sales from invalidating your patent.
V. Norton

3:30 PM
Layers upon layers of layer complexity – Simple chemistry made complex by patent laws.
R. Smith

4:00 PM
Antibody purification is sometimes not quite so obvious.
R. Prince

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10:00 AM10:00

Protecting Your Inventions

Location: San Diego Convention Center, Room 30B

J. Gledhill, J. Landells, Organizers D. Weingarten, Presiding

9:00 AM
Inventor or contributor? A U.S. perspective.
D. Weingarten

9:30 AM
Navigating patent term adjustment (PTA) and patent term extension (PTE).
M. Garcia

10:00 AM
Uncovering the secrets of "on-sale bar" in Australia, New Zealand and South East Asia.
J. Gledhill

10:30 AM
Securing priority dates for patents in Australia, New Zealand and South East Asia.
J. Landells

11:00 AM
Protecting inventions through litigation in the United States: What every chemist needs to know.
J. Smyth

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9:30 AM09:30

Patent Insights for Pharmaceutical Companies

  • Orange County Convention Center, Room W308D (map)
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Cosponsored by PROF
- S. K. Cyr, Organizer, Presiding

9:30 AM | Patent prosecution and portfolio management in the pharmaceutical industry.
- D. Weingarten

10:00 AM | Patent litigation under the Hatch-Waxman Act.
- S.K. Cyr

10:30 AM | Post-grant review in Hatch-Waxman litigation.
- D. Weingarten, K. Leonard

11:00 AM | Trade secret strategies for pharmaceutical innovations.
- S.K. Cyr, M. Meyers

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8:00 PM20:00


  • Orange County Convention Center, Room West Hall C (map)
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- K. E. Bianco, K. L. McIntyre, Organizers

CHAL 6. Chocolate: Food of the Gods
- H.M. Peters, S.B. Peters

CHAL 7. National Inventors Hall of Fame
- H.M. Peters, S.B. Peters

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5:00 PM17:00

CHAL Executive Committee Meeting

We want to thank the Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP law firm for hosting our Executive Committee meeting at their office located at 2 Seaport Lane, Boston, MA. As always, our Executive Committee meeting is open to the public and you are more than welcome to join us.

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