Arthur K. Shaffer is an attorney with Intellectual Property Center at McDowell Rice, Smith, & Buchanan in Kansas City, Missouri.
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This CLE course will offer with information about patents from start to finish, such as what is a patent, types of patents, what you will need to disclose, patents claims, formats, anatomy of a claim, real life examples, best practices to drafting patent claims, prosecutions, and much more.
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Date: March 9, 2023
Arthur K. Shaffer | McDowell Rice, Smith, & Buchanan
Arthur K. Shaffer is an attorney with Intellectual Property Center at McDowell Rice, Smith, & Buchanan in Kansas City, Missouri. Prior to becoming an attorney, he worked as a controls engineer for some of the largest and most demanding projects around the world.
In addition to being today’s presenter, and founder of Intellectual Property Center, which operated independently for 20 years before teaming up with McDowell Rice, Mr. Shaffer has worked as an educator, lecturer, mediator, consultant and expert witness on various intellectual property matters across the U.S.
By focusing on intellectual property, Mr. Shaffer has helped entrepreneurs and businesses around the country protect and promote their patents, copyrights and trademarks.
I. What Is a Patent? | 2:00pm – 2:10pm
II. Types Of Patents | 2:10pm – 2:20pm
III. What Do I Need to Disclose? | 2:20pm – 2:30pm
IV. Anatomy Of a Patent | 2:30pm – 2:40pm
V. Patent Claims | 2:40pm – 2:50pm
VI. Anatomy Of a Patent | 2:50pm – 3:00pm
Break | 3:00pm – 3:10pm
VII. Drafting Claims | 3:10pm – 3:20pm
VIII. Patent Drawings | 3:20pm – 3:30pm
IX. Patent Prosecution | 3:30pm – 3:40pm