Navigating Administrative Law in Patent Appeals Involving Review Proceedings
Identifying and Preserving Administrative Errors in IPR Proceedings; Impact of Recent Court Decisions
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will provide guidance to patent counsel on the impact of administrative law in patent appeals. The panel will examine the effect of recent Federal Circuit and Supreme Court decisions on the role of administrative law in post-grant proceedings and what it means for patent counsel going forward.
- Administrative Procedure Act
- Role of administrative law in patent cases
- Recent court treatment
- Impact of administrative law and what it means for patent attorneys going forward
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- What role does administrative law have in IPR proceedings?
- What are the implications of recent Federal Circuit and Supreme Court decisions for post-grant proceedings?
- What steps can patent counsel take to be prepared to preserve administrative errors in post-grant proceedings?
Arti K. Rai
Elvin R. Latty Professor of Law and co-Director at Duke Law Center for Innovation Policy
Duke Law School
Ms. Rai is an internationally recognized expert in intellectual property (IP) law, innovation policy, and... | Read More
Ms. Rai is an internationally recognized expert in intellectual property (IP) law, innovation policy, and administrative law. Her research on innovation law and policy in biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, and software has been funded by NIH, the Kauffman Foundation, and the Woodrow Wilson Center. From 2009-2010, she served as the Administrator of the Office of External Affairs at the USPTO and led policy analysis of the patent reform legislation that ultimately became the America Invents Act. Prior to that time, she had served on President-Elect Obama’s transition team reviewing the USPTO.Close
Kevin B. Laurence
Renaissance IP Law Group
Mr. Laurence has 24 years of experience in patent law. He has represented patent owners and petitioners in nearly... | Read More
Mr. Laurence has 24 years of experience in patent law. He has represented patent owners and petitioners in nearly 40 inter partes review (IPR) proceedings at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. In addition to IPRs, he is also experienced with other post-grant proceedings having handled nearly 30 reexaminations and many reissues, which enables him to develop comprehensive post-grant strategies. He leverages his post-grant experience in prosecution matters to obtain patents for his clients that will survive challenges.Close
Jonathan R.K. Stroud
Chief Patent Counsel
Mr. Stroud focuses on the interplay between Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB), district court, and International... | Read More
Mr. Stroud focuses on the interplay between Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB), district court, and International Trade Commission (ITC) litigation. He manages Unified Patents’ IPR portfolio, district court, and appeals work. He has litigated, examined, prosecuted, counseled, and handled patent disputes. Involved in some of the earliest America Invents Act (AIA) patent challenges, he has drafted, filed, and represented clients on covered business method (CBM) and inter partes reviews (IPRs) for both patent owners and petitioners, drafting several petitions, responses, and motions.Close