Evidence in Patent Litigation: Navigating Proportionality Requirements, Experts, Scope, Timing, and RFPs
Recording of a 90-minute premium CLE video webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will guide patent litigation counsel on discovery issues. The panel will examine proportionality requirements and considerations to determine if these requirements are met. The panel will discuss scope and timing of discovery, including patent holder and accused infringer requests for productions and experts. The panel will also examine recent court treatment and offer best practices for navigating discovery issues in patent litigation.
- Proportionality requirements and considerations
- Requests for production
- Patent holder
- Accused infringer
- Recent court treatment
- Best practices for navigating evidentiary issues in patent litigation
The panel will review these and other priority issues:
- What lessons can patent counsel draw from recent decisions when assessing evidence?
- What best practices should counsel employ when submitting or challenging evidence?
Katherine D. (Katie) Prescott
Fish & Richardson
Ms. Prescott’s practice focuses on patent and trade secret litigation with an emphasis on software, network and... | Read More
Ms. Prescott’s practice focuses on patent and trade secret litigation with an emphasis on software, network and internet technologies. Ms. Prescott has experience before U.S. district courts nationwide and she has handled all aspects of litigation, including pre-suit investigations, complaint preparation, fact and expert discovery, claim construction, summary judgment hearings, mediations, trial, design around, injunction contingency planning, and appeal. Her experience also includes leading large joint defense groups, coordinating multi-jurisdictional litigation, and negotiating litigation settlements.Close
Edward L. Tulin
Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom
Mr. Tulin concentrates his practice on complex litigation and arbitration involving patents, patent licensing disputes,... | Read More
Mr. Tulin concentrates his practice on complex litigation and arbitration involving patents, patent licensing disputes, copyrights, and trade secrets in the fields of biochemical processes, pharmaceutical products, medical devices, electrical engineering, semiconductors, computer engineering and software, mechanical engineering, environmental engineering and business methods. Mr. Tulin also has extensive experience with IP licensing and diligence matters, including patent portfolio analyses, freedom-to-operate opinions and contract drafting. In addition, Mr. Tulin is admitted to practice before the USPTO, where he has been involved with reexamination, interference and inter partes review proceedings, including multiple PTAB trials.Close
Matthew D. Zapadka
Bass Berry & Sims
Mr. Zapadka counsels clients on the protection and enforcement of their intellectual property assets, with a focus on... | Read More
Mr. Zapadka counsels clients on the protection and enforcement of their intellectual property assets, with a focus on patent litigation. He advises on various intellectual property disputes in federal district court and state court, as well as trials at the USPTO Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB), along with filing and arguing appeals at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. Though he focuses on patent litigation, he also has experience litigating commercial disputes. He has worked with companies in a variety of sectors, including genetic technologies; biomolecular engineering; prosthetics; nutritional supplements; nuclear reactors; ultracapacitors; and genetic data visualization systems.Close