Challenging Patents in IPR: Strategies for Filing Petitions
Determining Whether and When to File, Filing Multiple Petitions on the Same Patent, Constructing Claims
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will provide guidance to counsel representing petitioners in challenging patent validity in inter partes review (IPR) challenges. The panel will discuss IPR strategy, including the benefits and risks of filing multiple petitions on the same patent and claim construction. The panel will offer best practices for filing an IPR petition.
- Pre-filing considerations
- Timing—whether and when to file
- Multiple petitions—benefits and risks
- Claim construction strategies
- Best practices for filing an IPR petition
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- What are the advantages and disadvantages of utilizing the IPR process?
- What strategies have petitioners used to achieve a successful result in IPR proceedings?
- How can patent counsel leverage multiple petitions on a single patent to challenge its validity?
John M. Bird
Mr. Bird’s practice focuses on the protection and enforcement of designs and a wide range of mechanical... | Read More
Mr. Bird’s practice focuses on the protection and enforcement of designs and a wide range of mechanical technologies. He has industry experience as a mechanical engineer and as a former patent examiner. Mr. Bird’s legal experience includes patent application preparation and prosecution, reexamination and reissue applications, IPR, patentability, patent appeals to the PTAB, and patent litigation.Close
McAndrews Held & Malloy
Mr. Scharff’s practice includes all areas of intellectual property, with an emphasis on patent litigation through... | Read More
Mr. Scharff’s practice includes all areas of intellectual property, with an emphasis on patent litigation through discovery, trial and appeal, as well as IPR proceedings before the U.S. Patent Office. He has represented clients in large-scale patent disputes on technologies as varied as orthopedic implants, GPS hardware, chemical products, advanced materials, automotive technology, food processing and computer software.Close