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John Murphy to Speak at American Intellectual Property Law Association Spring Meeting

News / April 15, 2014

Partner John F. Murphy will speak at the American Intellectual Property Law Association Spring Meeting, May 15 - 17, 2014, in Philadelphia. Murphy’s presentation will take place on Thursday, May 15, as part of Track 2 (Patent Prosecution), Part 1 – “Software and Business Method Claims Then and Now: Perspectives and Strategies for Surviving the Courts and Hurdling Through Examination.” Murphy’s presentation is entitled “Hurdles to Software Claim Patentability and Validity—Past, Present and Future.”

The AIPLA Srping Meeting will also address the following topics:

  • The Developing Marketplace for IP Rights and Investing
  • Mark Requirements under the Madrid Protocol
  • Trademark Brand Reinforcement
  • AIA PTAB Proceedings
  • Copyright Reform
  • Standard Essential Patents—What’s It All About?
  • The European Unitary Patent System
  • The New Generic Top-Level Domain Program