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The Advanced Guide to Understanding the Unified Patent Court (UPC) and Unitary Patent (UP) Under the European Patent System
Later this year the Unified Patent Court (UPC) and Unitary Patent (UP) will come into effect, which will impact all users of the European patent system. This webinar will provide an overview of the new legal system and strategic considerations.
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Prior art and white space analytics are a lesser known analytics discipline, but are very powerful when executed correctly. This program will discuss these and how they are prepared.
5 Patent Prosecution Tips for Polymer Tech
Obtaining patent protection for inventions including chemical features has important differences from other subject matter. Learn how to maximize your chances of obtaining broad protection.

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Areas of Practice
  • Clean Technologies
  • Electrical & Computers
  • Mechanical & Electromechanical
  • Medical Devices
  • Software & E-Commerce
IP Services
  • Acquisition Due Diligence
  • Foreign Rights
  • Freedom To Operate
  • Licensing
  • Patent Analytics
  • Patent Prosecution
  • Portfolio Management & Analysis
Overview
Education
Bar Admissions & Associations
Overview
Overview

Piers Blewett is a patent attorney and principal at Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner. He is a former Chief Patent Counsel (International), Vice President and associate General Counsel at Kimberly Clark Corporation. His practice includes strategic IP counseling, patent prosecution (US and foreign), patent validity, infringement and clearance analysis and opinions, global patent litigation, and IP due diligence work.

Education
Education
University of South Africa Faculty of Law

Pretoria, South Africa
1991, J.D. Equivalent (cum laude)

University of Cape Town
South Africa, Bachelor of Engineering, 1986

Mechanical Engineering, cum laude

Cox School of Business – Southern Methodist University

General Counsel Forum, 2007

Bar Admissions & Associations
Bar Admissions & Associations
Bar Admissions
Georgia
South Africa
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

(Not admitted in California)

Associations
Federal Circuit Bar Association – Global Patent Fellow
American Intellectual Property Law Association
American Bar Association, IP Law
Chartered Institute of Patent Agents, UK
Silicon Valley Intellectual Property Law Association