Managing Patent Infringement Risk in Product Development
A live 90-minute premium CLE video webinar with interactive Q&A
This CLE webinar will guide patent counsel on identifying and addressing patent infringement risks in the product development process. The panel will examine how the courts have applied Halo and offer strategies for minimizing patent infringement risk.
- Identifying and addressing patent infringement risk in new product development
- Court treatment post-Halo
- Practical guidance for minimizing infringement risk
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- What are best practices for patent counsel when analyzing infringement risk issues in the product development process?
- When should counsel seek opinions to protect new research and products from infringement claims?
- How are courts ruling on enhanced damages since the Halo decision?
Gregory M. Ansems
Chief IP Counsel of Honeywell’s Building Technologies Business
Mr Ansems is Chief IP Counsel for Honeywell’s Environmental and Energy Solutions and Buildings Solutions... | Read More
Mr Ansems is Chief IP Counsel for Honeywell’s Environmental and Energy Solutions and Buildings Solutions businesses based in Minneapolis. He manages all aspects of intellectual property, including global patent strategy development, patent prosecution, patent licensing and enforcement, freedom to operate analysis, M&A due diligence, and manages litigation, IPRs and oppositions. Mr. Ansems has over 20 years of experience at managing complex IP issues and has been recognized as a top corporate IP counsel and strategist by several prominent IP publications.Close
Thomas R. Hipkins
Fredrikson & Byron
Mr. Hipkins is Chair of the firm’s Patents Group. He helps technology-driven clients minimize patent infringement... | Read More
Mr. Hipkins is Chair of the firm’s Patents Group. He helps technology-driven clients minimize patent infringement risk by developing noninfringement and invalidity positions with respect to their competitors’ patents, while also helping protect and leverage their own technology. Mr. Hipkins assists clients with complex freedom-to-operate issues. He works to stake out noninfringement and/or invalidity positions, and when needed, documents those positions in concise written opinions. Mr. Hipkins also helps protect his clients’ technology by drafting and prosecuting patent applications. His clients value his detailed understanding of their machines, mechanical and electro-mechanical devices, software, and manufacturing processes, as well as his skillful approach to working with patent examiners to move applications through to allowance.Close
Jeffrey C. Totten
Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner
Mr. Totten focuses his practice on patent and trade secret litigation, post-grant validity challenges, and client... | Read More
Mr. Totten focuses his practice on patent and trade secret litigation, post-grant validity challenges, and client counseling in the mechanical and electrical fields. He has extensive experience managing litigation teams involved in complex intellectual property disputes, developing and briefing claim construction and summary judgment positions. His litigation practice includes representing clients in post-grant review (PGR) proceedings. His work includes coordinating PTAB proceedings and ongoing district court litigation.Close