It’s Not Over at the Final Determination: Post-Exclusion Order ITC and CBP Proceedings (RECORDING)
This webinar, organized by the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) Committee, will explore what happens after the ITC issues an exclusionary remedy in an ITC Section 337 proceeding. The panel will discuss enforcement and advisory proceedings at the ITC, formal and informal proceedings with U.S. Customs, and also explain the machinations and complications associated with complying with the ITC’s cease and desist orders and bonding requirements during Presidential Review.
Steptoe & Johnson LLP
Kate Cappaert is a partner at Steptoe & Johnson and focuses her practice on all aspects of intellectual property litigation. Kate leverages her legal and industry experience as a mechanical engineer to help clients navigate intellectual property disputes across a variety of venues, and has appeared in cases before the US International Trade Commission, federal district courts throughout the United States, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board, and the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.
VP, Legal & General Counsel
Christopher Clancy, as VP, Legal & General Counsel, is focused on IP, commercial, compliance, employment and M&A issues. Christopher has worked at Panduit in the following roles since 2001: Patent Attorney (2001-06); Assistant Patent Counsel – Electrical Group (2006-10); Patent Counsel – Electrical Group (2010-11); Chief Patent Counsel (2011-2016); and VP, Legal & General Counsel (2016-present). Christopher also serves as the Corporate Secretary (2018 – present). He graduated from Northwestern University in 1993 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering and received his law degree from The John Marshall (now UIC) Law School in 1997 with a Juris Doctorate.
Ropes & Gray LLP
Matt Rizzolo is a litigator with Ropes & Gray who works extensively with technology companies to both enforce clients’ intellectual property rights and defend clients from infringement claims. Matt leads the firm’s practice in Section 337 actions before the United States International Trade Commission and has significant experience litigating patent cases in a variety of jurisdictions, including federal district courts throughout the United States, the Court of Federal Claims, the Federal Circuit, and before the Patent Trial & Appeal Board. Matt frequently writes and speaks on a wide variety of intellectual property issues, and is a sought-after commentator who has been quoted in media such as The National Law Journal, Bloomberg, Reuters, CNBC, and Law360, among others. He is a co-host of Ropes & Gray’s IP(DC) podcast, which focuses on intellectual property developments emanating from Washington, DC, and is a Vice-Chair of the IPO’s U.S. International Trade Commission Committee.