Financial Poise™ Announces “Patent Prosecution," Ep. #2 of the "Patent Best Practices: 'Insiders' Advice" Webinar Series Available On Demand Through West LegalEdcenter

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Financial Poise™ Webinars and West LegalEdcenter are pleased to announce the on demand release of a new webinar “Patent Prosecution," designed to introduce attorneys and business owners to the basics of patent practices for both inside and outside counsel. Moderator Eric Curtin of Crawford Maunu joins panelists from firms including Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner, SpencePC and Prasad IP to discuss patent prosecution approaches and strategies.

An effective group dynamic is the key to successful patent practices. This webinar provides insight on efficiently managing outside counsel while ensuring quality.

Enlisting outside counsel is incredibly valuable for patent application preparation and prosecution. Operating in this manner can generate and maintain a robust patent portfolio. Enrolling the aid of outside counsel for patent applications improves short-term workflow management. It also provides many long-term advantages once a patent has issued.

Yet, utilizing outside counsel can be costly and ensuring quality is challenging. Managing patent portfolios requires a balance of information. That information, however, is not always available to those involved.

An effective group dynamic is the key to successful patent practices. This is true whether working with small or large firms, many firms or few. This Financial Poise webinar series provides expert insight — for both inside and outside counsel — to create an effective working relationship.

The 2nd episode of the "Patent Best Practices: 'Insiders' Advice for In-House Counsel" series is available now on demand! "Patent Prosecution" (Register Here) features Moderator Eric Curtin of Crawford Maunu. Eric is joined by Piers Blewett of Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner, John Tolomei of SpencePC and Sanjay Prasad of Prasad IP.

Patent prosecution can be managed and carried out by a variety of approaches. Some in-house counsel prefer to be highly involved. Others are more apt to let outside counsel run with things.

Attorneys (or patent agents) employ many different approaches and strategies when working on

  • response drafting,
  • brief drafting,
  • carrying out interviews and
  • other tasks.

This webinar provides insight on efficiently managing outside counsel while ensuring quality.

Each episode is delivered in Plain English understandable to business owners and executives without a background in these areas. Yet, it is proven to be valuable to seasoned professionals. Each episode in the series brings you into engaging (and sometimes humorous) conversations.

Every Financial Poise webinar is designed to entertain as it teaches. Moreover, every Financial Poise episode in a series is designed to be viewed independently of the other episodes. Participants will enhance their knowledge of this area whether they attend one, some, or every episode.

Financial Poise™ ( provides unbiased news, continuing education and intelligence to private business owners, executives and investors. For more information, contact Jennifer Storch at jstorch(at)financialpoise(dot)com or 312-469-0135.

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