Patent Litigation Before the International Trade Commission: Latest Developments
Evaluating Whether to Litigate at the ITC, Navigating the Process, and Understanding Markman Hearings
Recording of a 90-minute premium CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will guide patent owner counsel in deciding whether to use the International Trade Commission (ITC) to litigate patent infringement claims, understanding the timeline for such litigation, preparing if needed for Markman hearings at the ITC, and learning the lessons from noteworthy cases.
I. Trends for patent litigation at the ITC
II.Timeline of ITC proceedings
III. When the ITC makes sense
IV. Markman hearing at the ITC
V. Noteworthy cases and the lessons they offer
VI. Factors that may prevent exclusion
The panel will review these and other key questions:
- How are patent owners utilizing the ITC rather than the federal district courts to enjoin infringers?
- Under what scenarios does it make sense to litigate in the ITC?
- How are ALJs construing claim construction and conducting Markman hearings?
Following the speaker presentations, you'll have an opportunity to get answers to your specific questions during the interactive Q&A.
Michael G. McManus
He focuses his practice on patent-based Section 337 litigation before the ITC, along with patent infringement... | Read More
He focuses his practice on patent-based Section 337 litigation before the ITC, along with patent infringement litigation in federal district courts. He has been active in handling Section 337 investigations since 2001. He also represents clients in administrative proceedings before U.S. Customs and Border Protection concerning tariff classification, NAFTA, ITC exclusion orders and related matters.Close
Rodney R. Sweetland, III
He focuses his practice in the areas of Section 337 litigation before the ITC and intellectual property and unfair... | Read More
He focuses his practice in the areas of Section 337 litigation before the ITC and intellectual property and unfair trade practices litigation before U.S. district courts and circuit courts of appeal, as well as trade secrets and complex commercial litigation in all forums. He represents clients in technologies involving semiconductors and computer software, among others.Close