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Blocking Patents in Litigation After Acorda: What’s Acorda’s Impact Inside and Outside of Pharma? (RECORDING)
The panel will analyze whether Acorda is a game changer in Hatch-Waxman litigation; whether the lesser role of secondary considerations will relegate Acorda to the sidelines in high tech patent litigation and how the fact-specific inquiry required by Acorda will likely play out with discovery, expert testimony, and questions about the burden of proof.
Non-Patent Section 337 Litigation at the U.S. International Trade Commission (RECORDING)
In this webinar, the panelists will discuss the recent types of non-patent claims that have or could be brought at the ITC, how Section 337 proceedings differ when non-patent claims are raised, and address the recent uptick in certain types of non-patent ITC proceedings.
A New Day at the PTAB? Using the New Pilot Program for Motions to Amend and the Clarification on Reissue and Re-exam (RECORDING)
This webinar will analyze two recent developments that could provide a boost to patent owners whose patents are threatened by AIA proceedings at the PTAB.
Text and Data Mining Laws: International Developments (RECORDING)
Text and data mining (TDM) is an essential analytical tool used to generate robust and varied data sets that underpin machine learning. Many current and future developments in artificial intelligence depend on TDM.
Anti-suit Injunctions and the Future of FRAND Litigation (RECORDING)
This webinar will explore the challenge posed by international technology markets to national dispute resolution systems. Such markets are global, but the power of national courts to exercise authority over participants is normally defined by national patent law.
Identifying the Trade Secrets During Litigation (RECORDING)
In this IPO Chat Channel session, the panel will discuss considerations underlying trade secret identification for U.S. trade secret litigation. The panel will discuss litigation and legislative trends concerning the timing and scope of the trade secret identification, looking at cases brought under state law as well as under the Defend Trade Secret Act of 2016.
Blockchain as an IP Tool (RECORDING)
Despite the constant buzz about artificial intelligence, many commentators predict that blockchain will drive the next wave of legal innovation. This webinar will discuss new possibilities for the use of blockchain in the IP arena and the services that are already available from a bevy of start-ups and other providers.
Patent Eligibility: USPTO's Latest Guidelines for Information Technology (RECORDING)
Last month the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office released an update to its January 2019 Subject Matter Eligibility Guidance. Unlike the January Guidance, which represented a significant change in how the USPTO applies § 101 in examination and PTAB proceedings, this update is primarily an effort to clarify issues brought up by public comments on the January Guidance and focuses on clarifying practice for patent examiners.
Inventorship: Lessons from Recent Disputes (RECORDING)
This webinar will look at recent disputes over inventorship to draw lessons for managers of IP and for litigators. Our panel includes a senior patent lawyer at a global pharmaceutical company and two veteran patent prosecutors and IP counselors.
IP Protection for Data (RECORDING)
This webinar will address the different ways that data and databases are protected under U.S. law, including the benefits and disadvantages of different IP frameworks such as copyright and trade secrets, and contrast them with data protection laws outside the U.S.
Doctrine of Equivalents: Impact of Recent Latest Federal Circuit Decisions on Prosecution and Litigation (RECORDING)
This webinar will help practitioners understand the nuances of the Federal Circuit’s recent DOE jurisprudence, as well as give practical tips both on how to build a case for infringement under the DOE and to defend against it.
Federal Circuit v. USPTO: Chevron Deference? (RECORDING)
Facebook v. Windy City Innovations is the first case at the Federal Circuit centering on deference to the USPTO since the Supreme Court’s recent decision in Kisor v. Wilkie. Even before Kisor, appellants at the Federal Circuit and the Supreme Court had already succeeded in arguing against Chevron deference in such cases as SAS v. Iancu. In the current showdown, the Federal Circuit has invited the USPTO to file a brief saying “what, if any, deference” the Court should give to Precedential Opinion Panel decisions. The USPTO’s brief is due on Sept. 17th, just in time for it to be discussed on the webinar.
Inherency in Obviousness and Anticipation (RECORDING)
This webinar will discuss recent Federal Circuit cases that tackle the difficult subject of inherency, which is often not well understood. It will also draw important lessons for patent prosecution.