Eppenauer Offers USPTO Interim Guidance Specific to Software and IT Companies

Shook, Hardy & Bacon Seattle Managing Partner Bart Eppenauer discusses the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office's (USPTO's) Interim Guidance on determining whether claims are patentable at a January 15, 2015, Intellectual Property Owners Association webinar. Eppenauer joins a senior counsel from USPTO and the chief patent counsel of IBM Corporation to clarify the meaning of the guidance, discuss the likelihood of patentability for various types of inventions and detail how to write successful patent applications.