Experts in Patent Disputes: Selection, Discovery, Use in Claim Construction, Limiting or Striking Expert Testimony
Recording of a 90-minute premium CLE video webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will guide patent counsel on the use of experts in patent disputes in both the federal courts and at the PTAB. The panel will discuss the selection of experts and discovery issues with experts. The panel will also address the use of experts in claim construction as well as limiting or striking expert testimony. The panel will offer best practices for working with and preparing experts.
- Selection of experts
- Interaction between experts and counsel
- Use of experts in claim construction
- Discovery of experts
- Limiting or striking expert testimony
- Admissibility of expert testimony before PTAB and the courts
The panel will review these and other principal issues:
- What hurdles related to discovery associated with experts will counsel face?
- What steps should counsel take to exclude or limit an expert's testimony? Or to avoid an expert's testimony from being limited?
- What are best practices for working with, communicating with, and preparing experts?
Christopher M. Bruno
McDermott Will & Emery
Mr. Bruno focuses his practice on intellectual property litigation matters, primarily involving trade secrets,... | Read More
Mr. Bruno focuses his practice on intellectual property litigation matters, primarily involving trade secrets, patents, and related contract disputes. He also has a broad base of experience, in and outside of IP, that allows him to effectively and efficiently manage litigation in other subject matters and to counsel clients on all types of IP risk. He has extensive litigation experience, including a very active critical motions and appellate practice. He has personally argued in three courts of appeal and has drafted critical motions and briefs in numerous subject areas, including employment, environmental, defamation, copyright, tax, and complex commercial litigation law.Close
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