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Patent Professionals Learn New Strategies to

Improve IP Profitability

Four New Patent Education Courses Focus on Enhancing Patent Practice to Grow IP Revenue

Alexandria, Va. (February 17, 2009)-Maximizing the value of intellectual property is a top priority this year for businesses around the world. Patent Resources Group, the nation’s leading patent educator, is helping companies and law firms to stretch their IP capital by introducing four new courses that teach cutting-edge strategies for practicing patent law and growing their clients’ bottom line.

Debuting at the upcoming Advanced Courses program in Orlando, Fla. (April 19-25), the new courses will give patent professionals the tools needed to advance their careers while growing the profitability of the patents they manage.

The new courses include:

  • Management of Intellectual Property: The Use of IP in Business , taught by Howard Rockman, Independent Patent Attorney
  • Patent Claim Interpretation, taught by Edward Manzo, Founding Partner, Cook Alex, Ltd.
  • Fundamental Building Blocks for Creating and Enforcing the FDA Orange Book Listable US Patent, taught by Tom Irving, Partner, Scott Lee, Attorney, Lauren Stevens, Ph.D., Partner, Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
  • Reexamination and Reissue Practice, taught by Barton Giddings, Partner, Kevin Lawrence, Partner, Matthew Phillips, Partner, Stoel River, LLP

“Businesses and law firms today are looking for strategies that will have the biggest impact on their bottom line, for the lowest cost,” says Vice President, Vanessa Brown. “Patent professionals at all levels of their career can create value for their employers by making sure their skills are up-to-date.”

Complete course descriptions for all of Patent Resources Group’s courses can be found online at www.patentresources.com.

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