An Alchemist's Approach to Successful Patent Prep and Prosecution
Watch this on-demand webinar to discover the key ingredients you need for successful patent allowances. Learn insider secrets and tips that will help you cost-effectively draft and prosecute for the best possible outcomes. In this Webinar, the presenters outlined: Surprising patterns in patent examiner behavior Common pitfalls in U.S. patent prosecution Cost-effective ways to save time and money Patent quality - common or not? How to efficiently perfect the draft Wisdom for patent analytics The presenters are Megan McLoughlin, Product Director at LexisNexis® IP and David Stitzel, IP Solutions Consultant at LexisNexis® IP. About Megan McLoughlin, Product Director, LexisNexis PatentAdvisor® Megan McLoughlin is the product director for PatentAdvisor™, a suite of patent prosecution management tools. Previously, she worked as a patent attorney at the law firm of Nutter, McClennen, & Fish – primarily drafting and prosecuting patent applications. Her technical focus reached into a variety of industries, including medical devices, the food industry, software, printers, and biotech. Megan has a B.S. in Bioengineering from Rice, and a J.D. from Harvard Law. About David Stitzel, IP Solutions Consultant Dave Stitzel joined LexisNexis® in 2015 as a Corporate Legal Client Manager in Dayton, Ohio. Dave transitioned to Reed Tech®, a LexisNexis Company, as an IP Solutions Consultant in 2017. Prior to joining LexisNexis, Dave obtained extensive experience drafting and prosecuting patent applications as a patent attorney with various intellectual property boutique law firms, including over five years with Oblon, McClelland, Maier & Neustadt. Dave also has two years of experience as a chemical and biotechnology patent examiner with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. In addition to having over three years of experience as a research molecular geneticist at Duke University Medical Center, Dave obtained extensive experience in organic and polymer chemistry while working at Wright Patterson Air Force Base as a research chemist for four years. Dave is registered to practice before the USPTO, as well as licensed to practice law within the states of North Carolina and Pennsylvania. Dave graduated from Wright State University with a Bachelor of Science, cum laude, and a Master of Science, in Chemistry. Dave earned his Juris Doctor from the University of Dayton School of Law after completing a number of intellectual property courses in the Law and Technology Program and receiving the CALI Excellence for the Future Award for medical malpractice.