Patent Licensing: Advanced Tactics for Licensees Post-AIA
Structuring Contractual Protections and Responding When Licensed Patents Are Challenged in Post-Grant Proceedings
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will offer guidance to patent counsel on addressing patent licensing issues for licensees post-AIA. The panel will discuss incorporating protections in the license agreement and responding when a licensed patent is the subject of a post-grant proceeding.
- AIA changes that impact licensees
- Protection challenges for licensees
- Responding to attempts to invalidate a licensed patent in post-grant proceedings
- Best practices
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- How has the AIA impacted patent licensing?
- What steps can licensee counsel take to effectively build protections into the license itself?
- How should licensees respond when a challenger attempts to invalidate a licensed patent in an AIA post-grant proceeding?
William C. Coppola
Senior Patent Counsel
Mr. Coppola has over 20 years of experience representing numerous clients, including universities, regarding a wide... | Read More
Mr. Coppola has over 20 years of experience representing numerous clients, including universities, regarding a wide spectrum of patent and IP matters. Mr. Coppola presently is a Senior Patent Counsel at Sanofi in Bridgewater, N.J. His responsibilities at Sanofi have included securing and defending world-wide patent protection, performance of due diligence with respect to new technologies, licensing and negotiation of agreements, performance of competitive and freedom-to-operate analyses, and patent litigation in the US and globally.Close
Ms. Weisbruch is a certified patent attorney and focuses on all aspects of intellectual property, including patent... | Read More
Ms. Weisbruch is a certified patent attorney and focuses on all aspects of intellectual property, including patent prosecution, litigation and opinions. She is involved in all stages of patent litigation. She also drafts invalidity and clearance opinions and works with clients on various counseling and patent prosecution matters.Close
Eleanor M. Yost
Ms. Yost's practice focuses on protecting and enforcing patent, trademark, copyright and other intellectual... | Read More
Ms. Yost's practice focuses on protecting and enforcing patent, trademark, copyright and other intellectual property rights in state and federal courts and before the U.S. International Trade Commission. Her practice also includes patent and trademark prosecution, strategic counseling, licensing, due diligence, and transaction support. She also has experience in complex patent and trademark matters.Close