BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - October 26, 2009) - A free seminar on drafting biotechnology patents will be held by Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C., an intellectual property law firm, on November 18 in Cambridge.

"Biotechnology Patent Drafting: New Strategies for New Times" will feature a panel from industry, law and academia sharing their strategies and best practices. Attendees will learn about:

--  Disclosure in early applications -- how much to include
--  Unexpected results -- is there a new standard
--  Assignments and inventorship -- consequences for deferral
--  Diagnostic and therapeutic claim drafting -- what is best in light of
    Bilski and Prometheus

The all-star cast of panelists includes representatives of industry and academia, and senior attorneys with Wolf Greenfield. The session will be held 8 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at the Royal Sonesta Hotel, Cambridge.

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Wolf Greenfield, the largest law firm in New England devoted exclusively to intellectual property law, serves companies that make everything from pharmaceuticals to software to electronics to snowboards, as well as representing academic research centers. The firm counsels clients in the areas of patents, trademarks, copyrights, designs, trade secrets, and related licensing and litigation. Web:

Contact Information: Contact: Henry Stimpson Stimpson Communications 508-647-0705 Sara Crocker Wolf Greenfield 617-646-8231