DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/zvn5rf/advanced_pct) has announced the addition of the "Advanced PCT Formalities (London, UK - December 1-2, 2015)" course to their offering.
Attendees of the "Advanced PCT Formalities" course will get a detailed understanding of the PCT mechanism beyond the basics, including an in-Depth discussion of the PCT procedure, including international phase and entry into the national/regional phase and will have the opportunity to raise specific problems, and learn from the practical solutions which will be put forward and discussed. Practical tips and advice on how to make most efficient use of ePCT will be given.
The topics covered at the event include:
- Latest developments of the PCT System
- Filing requirements and amendments
- Correction of defects
- International Search, the ISR, Written Opinion of the ISA
- International Preliminary Examination
- Requirements for entry into the national phase, including US national phase
- Procedural safeguards, withdrawals
- Making effective use of ePCT
Quan-Ling Sim, a national of Canada, joined the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) in 2003.
He is currently Head of the PCT Outreach and User Relations Section within the PCT Legal Division where he has responsibility for the management and delivery of PCT training.
Prior to joining WIPO, Quan worked at the Canadian Intellectual Property Office, Industry Canada, and Foreign Affairs and International Trade.
Quan has a Bachelor of Applied Science (BASc), cum laude, in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Ottawa and is a registered Professional Engineer with the Province of Ontario.
Mrs Silke Weiss, a national of Germany, is a lawyer in the PCT Legal Division.
Mrs. Weiss joined WIPO in 2008, and worked until 2011 in the PCT Business Development Division on PCT policy matters. She joined the PCT Legal Division in 2010.
Prior to joining WIPO Mrs Weiss worked on trademark law for a law firm specialising in intellectual property in Germany, and on copyright law at Vienna University of Economics and Business.
She holds a masters degree in intellectual property from the Victoria University, Wellington, New Zealand.
For more information visit http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/zvn5rf/advanced_pct