Patent Practice in the Western District of Texas, Waco Division: From Filing to Final Judgment
Recording of a 90-minute premium CLE video webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will guide counsel on patent litigation in the Western District of Texas. The panel will examine key considerations and discuss strategies to navigate litigation issues from case commencement through post- trial motions.
- Patent practice in the Western District of Texas: key milestones established by the court’s numerous standing orders
- Claim construction
- Section 101 motions/petitions for IPR
- Dispositive motions
- Trial logistics
- Recent decisions
- Best practices
The panel will review these and other important issues:
- A comprehensive description of how Judge Albright’s standing orders, FAQs, standard operating procedures, and rules of thumb impact all aspects of a case in his court
- What does the accelerated timeline to trial mean for a defendant's ability to get a petition for IPR instituted?
- What best practices should defendants employ knowing Judge Albright has denied all Section 101 motions?
Nathan C. Brunette
Mr. Brunette focuses his practice on patent and IP litigation as well as complex business disputes. He has represented... | Read More
Mr. Brunette focuses his practice on patent and IP litigation as well as complex business disputes. He has represented clients in state and federal courts, private arbitration, and Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy proceedings. Mr. Brunette’s experience includes litigating patent, trademark, trade dress, licensing, cybersquatting, trade secret, civil antitrust, and commercial matters. In addition, he counsels clients about the protection, enforcement, and monetization of technology and IP assets in the context of business opportunities and transactions.Close
J. Stephen Ravel
Kelly Hart & Hallman
Mr. Ravel has more than 35 years’ experience handling litigation matters at trial and on appeal. He currently... | Read More
Mr. Ravel has more than 35 years’ experience handling litigation matters at trial and on appeal. He currently defends some of the world’s largest technology companies in patent matters spanning a number of subject matter areas including semiconductors, memory, data storage, smartphone functions, point of sale payment and security systems, medical devices, multi-mode security and mobile and online banking. Mr. Ravel’s patent practice is currently primarily sited in the nation’s newest and fastest-growing major patent venue—Western District of Texas, Waco Division. He also handles other litigation matters involving breach of contract, business torts, regulatory takings, lender liability, breach of trust matters, and environmental matters, among others.Close