IIT Jodhpur
Chemical Engineering Department Webinar Series - Expert Talk by Dr. Jessica Zimberlin Eastman

Speaker: Dr. Jessica Zimberlin Eastman

Title: Patent Training

Date & Time: 12/10/2021, 08:30 AM

About the Speaker: Dr. Jessica Zimberlin Eastman, Ph.D. currently assists clients in a wide range of technical fields including chemistry, nanotechnology, chemical engineering, and mechanical engineering, with a primary focus on polymer and material science ranging from monomer synthesis through product development. Her practice involves multiple applications in polymerization, glazings, additive manufacturing, personal care products, packaging, optics, wireless communication, fuel cells, and thermal management. Jessica has extensive experience in patent preparation and both foreign and domestic prosecution. She works closely with a variety of start-up companies, several of the leading companies in the plastics industry, major research universities, and for other clients with complex technology and intellectual property portfolios. Prior to joining Cantor Colburn, Jessica worked as an engineer in several companies including Rogers Corporation, Unilever, Fraunhofer IPA, Tokyo Women’s Medical University, and the National Institute of Standards and Technology.

Abstract: In this seminar, Dr. Jessica Eastman will provide an overview of patent system from a global perspective with some focus on the US patent system. Topics that will be addressed include:

  • The types of patents and the various rights they provide
  • The conditions for patentability
  • The process for obtaining a patent
  • The effect of public disclosure on patentability
  • Tips for preparing an invention disclosure to help you obtain the broadest protection


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