Janet Gongola, Patent Reform Coordinator and Associate Commissioner for Patent Examination Policy U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to Speak at Knowledge Congress Event
New York, NY, February 05, 2013 --(PR.com
)-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Janet Gongola, Patent Reform Coordinator and Associate Commissioner for Patent Examination Policy U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, will speak at a 2-hour webcast entitled “The America Invents Act in 2013 LIVE Webcast.” This event is scheduled for March 4, 2013 from 12pm-2pm (ET).
About Janet Gongola
Janet Gongola is the Patent Reform Coordinator at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). In this capacity, she manages all aspects of the agency’s implementation of the America Invents Act. Ms. Gongola also is the Associate Commissioner for Patent Examination Policy and is responsible for developing patent policy for the agency. Previously, Ms. Gongola was an Associate Solicitor in the Office of the Solicitor at the USPTO.
Ms. Gongola served as a law clerk for Chief Judge Paul R. Michel at the Federal Circuit and for Chief Judge Sue L. Robinson in the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware. In addition, Ms. Gongola worked as a patent attorney, patent agent, and research chemist at Eli Lilly and Company.
As March 16, 2013 comes closer, companies and inventors together with their patent attorney need critical assessment of the changes to come concerning the America Invents Act to construct the best IP enforcement strategies.
The Knowledge Group has assembled a panel of intellectual property (IP) experts who will help you understand up-to-date changes and navigate the potentially tricky waters of the America Invents Act. They will also share best practices in protecting your IP. A live interaction with the audience in a question and answer format is also included in this event.
About The Knowledge Group, LLC/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series
The Knowledge Congress is a series of live webcasts produced by The Knowledge Group, LLC, which examine trends, regulatory, and technology changes across a variety of industries. Its mission is to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webcasts that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format.
The organization brings together the world's leading authorities and industry participants through informative two-hour webcasts to study the impact of changes and emerging trends. Hear from leading government officials/regulators, key thought leaders, and industry experts objectively analyze the latest trends and issues and their impact on industries. For further details, please visit the organization’s website: www.knowledgecongress.org