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The Importance of your Patent Claims: How to Know What Your Patent Protects

Saturday, May 12, 2018 (10:00 AM – 1:00 PM)

Did you know that a patent is only as strong as its claims? Join us as Roberto Fernandez, a patent agent with Foley & Lardner LLP, discusses the importance of patent claims & how to understand what is and what is not protected by a patent.




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