Taking Due Care: Managing Clients and Maintenance Fees Under the New Patent Act

Wednesday, April 8, 2020, 1 pm - 2:30 pm ET
WEBINAR Patents Ethics
Advanced
Intermediate

Join the webinar and hear panelists discuss their experiences implementing new policies and practices pursuant to changes to the Patent Act and Rules. Topics covered will include:

•             Translating the Patent Rules and CIPO policies into manageable docketing practices

•             Explaining third party rights and due care to clients

•             Duty to clients using annuity services or other payment routes

•             Handling “keep alive” instructions

•             Removing yourself as appointed agent

Continuing Professional Development

This program contains 1.5 hours Professionalism or Ethics where applicable:

  Hours
Law Society of Ontario
1.5
Barreau du Québec*1.5
Law Society of British Columbia1.5
Law Society of Saskatchewan**
Law Society of Manitoba1.5
Law Society of Alberta1.5
New York State CLE Board1.5

* Barreau du Québec: As of May 1, 2019, Barreau members are responsible to determine if a CPD activity meets the Barreau’s CPD criteria.

** An application for accreditation of the session will be submitted upon request by a participant

LSO

This organization has been approved as an Accredited Provider of Professionalism Content
by the Law Society of Ontario.

 

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Individual $125.00
Group: 3 to 5 people $399.00
Group: 6 to 10 people $599.00
Group: 11 to 15 people $899.00
Group: 16 or more people $1,299.00
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***Financial aid may be available to participate in this webinar. Applicants will be considered on the basis of their annual income. Inquiries: admin@ipic.ca

Logistics

Participants will view the webinar’s presentation online and hear the presenters by phone or through the computer. A web link and audio coordinates will be provided to the registrant the day before the webinar.

Group Registration

Due to COVID-19, IPIC is relaxing its group registration policy to allow participants within a group to use a webinar link individually, as long as the total number of participants using the link is within the group size registered for.

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613-234-0516