Combating Patent Trolls: Third-Party Solutions and Defense Strategies in Post-Grant and Litigation
Leveraging Counterclaim, Summary Judgment and Other Tactics; Utilizing Legislative, Insurance and Third-Party Tools
Recording of a 90-minute premium CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will provide patent counsel with a broad-based view of defending against patent trolls. The panel will discuss third-party solutions and provide a deep dive into specific troll strategies.
- Troll problem
- Third-party solutions
- Unified patents
- Patent litigation insurance
- Legislative solutions
- Pending legislation
- Will it have any effect?
- Litigation strategies
- Post-grant strategies
- Troll outlook
The panel will review these and other key questions:
- What third-party solutions are available? What factors should be considered when determining if and when to use a third-party solution?
- What defenses are available to companies facing patent troll claims?
- What strategies can companies implement to minimize the impact of patent assertions?
Mr. Jakel has over a dozen years of IP experience, much of it spent defending technology companies from attacks by... | Read More
Mr. Jakel has over a dozen years of IP experience, much of it spent defending technology companies from attacks by NPEs, both as outside counsel and as in-house counsel. Most recently, he served as Intuit’s Head of IP Litigation, managing a docket of mostly NPE cases. In this role, he teamed with other companies such as Google, Verizon, and others on joint defense, legislative reform, and judicial efforts to combat the NPE problem. Prior to Intuit, he was a patent litigator, representing clients in various technology areas.Close
Michael L. Kiklis
Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt
Mr. Kiklis focuses on post-grant counseling, patent litigation and patent prosecution. With an extensive... | Read More
Mr. Kiklis focuses on post-grant counseling, patent litigation and patent prosecution. With an extensive background in computer science, he focuses his practice on software patent matters. He frequently handles high stakes matters, having been involved in several cases in which over $1 billion was at stake.Close