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Patent Engineering IEOR 190G CET: Center for Entrepreneurship &Technology. Week 1 Dr. Tal Lavian (408) 209-9112 [email protected] 321 Haviland Mondays 4:00-6:00. Today’s Agenda – Introductions. Introduction to the course Course administration Schedule Some info about yourself

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Patent engineering ieor 190g cet center for entrepreneurship technology

Patent Engineering

IEOR 190G

CET: Center for Entrepreneurship &Technology

Week 1

Dr. Tal Lavian

(408) 209-9112

[email protected]

321 Haviland

Mondays 4:00-6:00

Week 1: Introduction to Patent Engineering


Today s agenda introductions

Today’s Agenda – Introductions

  • Introduction to the course

  • Course administration

  • Schedule

  • Some info about yourself

  • Introduction to Intellectual Property

  • Introduction to Patents

Week 1: Introduction to Patent Engineering


Patent engineering course

Patent Engineering Course

  • This is an engineering class not a law class

  • The course broadly covers patents as a business tool

  • The use of intellectual capital for competitive advantage

  • Protection and commercialization of engineering and scientific intellectual assets

  • Examination of several patent litigation case studies

    • focus on invention, innovation, patent and strategy

Week 1: Introduction to Patent Engineering


What will we do in this course

What will we do in this course?

  • Mondays 4:00pm - 6:00pm

    • Please be on time

  • Patent – innovations, engineering, and strategy

  • Industry lectures

  • Few external presentations

  • Students as “experts witnesses”

  • Field trip – court visit SF or Oakland

Week 1: Introduction to Patent Engineering


What will we cover

What Will We Cover?

  • Overview of the Patent System

  • Publication, Public Use, and On-Sale Limitations

  • Enablement and Best Mode Requirements

  • Utility, Provisional, and PCT Application

  • Novelty and Unobviousness Requirements

  • Avoiding Patent Infringement

  • Patentability and Infringement Comparison

  • Strategies for Engineers who are Witnesses or Experts in Patent Lawsuits

Week 1: Introduction to Patent Engineering


Course books

Course Books

REQUIRED

OPTIONAL

Week 1: Introduction to Patent Engineering


Invited lectures

Invited Lectures

Week 1: Introduction to Patent Engineering


Students presentations

Students Presentations

  • Students’ presentations

    • Topics on patent engineering in litigated cases

  • Some examples from last year:http://www.cs.berkeley.edu/~tlavian/spring2009/patentEngineering.html

Week 1: Introduction to Patent Engineering


Students presentations1

Students Presentations

  • Present in 10-15 min a patent litigation case

  • Case summary

    • Parties, dates, history, issue in dispute, results

  • Engineering aspects of the dispute

    • The patent(s), technology, product

    • Engineering aspects of the infringement

    • The engineering view vs. the legal view

      • Any proposed design around ?

Volunteers to start next week

Week 1: Introduction to Patent Engineering


Grading attendance

Grading - Attendance

  • 2 units credit course

  • You will be fine - 

  • Pass/Fail (it would be very hard to fail)

    • Passing grade – requires attendance at all lectures (with one allowed unavoidable absence)

  • Sign in for the class

  • Patent blogs and mailing lists

  • Students presentations – 15 min

  • Prior Art search

Week 1: Introduction to Patent Engineering


Beijing

Beijing

  • Teaching class in Tsinghua University via UCB CET (March 29th, April 5th)

  • Need to reschedule those classes

  • Suggestions …

Week 1: Introduction to Patent Engineering


Web site s

Web Site(s)

http://cet.berkeley.edu/

Http://cs.berkeley.edu/~tlavian

bSpace

Week 1: Introduction to Patent Engineering


Who are you

Who are you?

  • Tell us about yourself:

    • In about 60 seconds

    • Your name, education, experience

    • Goals for future

    • What should we know about you

    • Your patent, invention background experience

      • What do you know about patents?

      • How many patents have you read?

    • Why are you here?

    • What you would like to accomplish?

  • Send me email with this info

Week 1: Introduction to Patent Engineering


Innovation long term health

Innovation: long-term health

You need a healthy root system for the tree to flourish!

Innovation!

Creativity

Ideas

Inventions

Concepts

Knowledge

Software

Secret sauce

Trade Secrets

Skills

Work Processes

Patents

Week 1: Introduction to Patent Engineering


Patents as a critical business tool

Patents as a Critical Business Tool

  • Good patents are the cornerstone of almost any technology business

  • Patent protection can provide significant incentive and motivation for further research expenditures

  • An understanding of patents is critical for the successful commercialization of most technologies

Week 1: Introduction to Patent Engineering


Some facts

Some facts

  • Microsoft assets:

    IP: 95%

    Working capital: 4%

    Fixed assets 1%

    Other: 1%

Week 1: Introduction to Patent Engineering


Patent history

Patent History

  • Created by Congress in 1790

    • “…to promote the progress of science and the useful arts by securing for limited times to authors and inventors the exclusive right to their respective writings and discoveries.”

      • Article 1, Section 8

  • July 31, 1790 – 1st Patent

    • Samuel Hopkins patents potash

    • Cost : $4.00

  • Reviewed by Cabinet Members

    • Thomas Jefferson – Secretary of State

    • Henry Knox – Secretary of War

    • Edmund Randolph – Attorney General

    • George Washington – President

www.uspto.gov, www.ipo.org

Week 1: Introduction to Patent Engineering


More patent history

More Patent History

  • 3 Patents Awarded in 1790

    • First patent law enacted

  • 1802 – US Patent and Trademark Office Created

    • Responsibility of granting patents/registering trademarks

  • Atomic Energy Act of 1954

    • Excludes nuclear purposes/atomic weapons

  • American Inventors Protection Act (1999)

    • Most recent revision of patent laws

  • New Legislation debate – 2008-2009 ….

Week 1: Introduction to Patent Engineering


Us constitution

US Constitution

  • Rights are derived directly from US constitution, Article 1, section 8

    • granting congress the power to promote the progress of science and useful arts by securing for a limited time to authors and inventors the exclusive rights to their respective writings and discoveries

Week 1: Introduction to Patent Engineering


The golden age of patents

The Golden Age of Patents

  • Presumption of validity strong

  • Large verdicts / settlements abound

  • Federal Circuit is unpredictable

  • Threat of injection is real

Week 1: Introduction to Patent Engineering


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