Digital Patents: Essentials

Computer-implemented inventions are now wide-spread in areas such as telecommunications, automotive or medical engineering. Drafting patent claims and IP strategies for software innovations show considerable differences in detail. Learn the particularities and train to draft better claims for software innovations!


  • Software innovations: the appropriate IP asset
  • EU & US: legal framework and current case-law
  • Different practices for different software domains
  • Case studies and drafting exercises


There are some particularities to consider when drafting patent claims for computerimplemented inventions (CII).
The Essentials course teaches you the relevant legal framework and case-law in European and US patent law. Learn how to consider national differences with regard to drafting or enforcement. Case studies and drafting exercises will help you to draft better CII patent claims.


Do you work in the IP or patent department of a company, as a patent attorney in a law firm or as a software developer or product manager in automation, mechatronics, control engineering, process engineering, etc., and would like to draft better software patent claims? Then this is course is intended for you.


Dipl.-Ing. Sabine Kruspig: Former Director EPO, German Patent Attorney, Meissner Bolte, Munich (Germany)

Peter Bittner: European Patent Attorney, Peter Bittner und Partner, Walldorf (Germany)


Holiday Inn Leiden
Haagse Schouwweg 10
NL 2332 KG Amsterdam / Leiden


1.240,- € zzgl. MwSt.
The fee includes speaker’s book (only Essentials course), course documentation as well as midsession refreshments and lunch. Invoice and confirmation will be forwarded to you

Special fee:
If you register for both courses Essentials and Claim Drafting, you will benefit from a reduced fee of € 1,860 (+ 21% VAT) instead of a regular fee of € 2,360. You will save € 500!


As one of Germany’s leading boutique IP law firms, we provide advice in all areas of intellectual property protection – patent, trademark, design and know-how. From the initial filing of an application, through the prosecution procedure to enforcement by litigation, our aim is to ensure that your inventions and innovation will remain what they are by nature – unique. .