This webinar will be an introduction to the Aerotel/ Macrossan approach and its application to computer implemented inventions at the IPO. The webinar will cover in detail each step of the Aerotel approach and the assessment of technical contribution using the AT& T signposts.
Kalim Yasseen is a senior patent examiner at the UK Intellectual Property Office (IPO). He has over twenty years of experience in searching & examining patent applications in the mechanical, physics & computing arts. He currently works on computer implemented inventions, and is an expert on patent law in this area of technology. He has worked as an intangible assets expert at the Intellectual Assets Centre (Glasgow), and at the Department for Business (London). He has been active in outreach & education work. He joined the Office as a patent examiner, following a PhD in thin film physics (University of Salford).