Parallel Patent Proceedings After Murata, Skyhawke and Shaw: Navigating Claim Construction, Estoppel, RPI, Stays and More
Recording of a 90-minute premium CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will provide guidance to patent counsel involved in challenging or defending patent validity on the impact of concurrent proceedings at the USPTO and in the courts on claim construction, estoppel, real-parties-in-interest (RPI) and stays. The panel will offer best practices for dealing with concurrent litigation and USPTO proceedings.
- Interplay between the post-grant and federal court proceedings
- Claim construction
- Lessons from recent USPTO actions and litigation
- Best practices for dealing with concurrent litigation and PTAB proceedings
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- What litigation tactics can counsel employ to challenge or defend patent validity?
- What are the implications for claim construction and estoppel when patents are challenged in concurrent proceedings?
- What difficulties do counsel face when challenging or defending patent validity in concurrent proceedings?
Kenneth R. Adamo
Kirkland & Ellis
Mr. Adamo has extensive trial experience as lead counsel in jury and nonjury cases before state and federal courts and... | Read More
Mr. Adamo has extensive trial experience as lead counsel in jury and nonjury cases before state and federal courts and before the ITC, as well as ex parte and PTAB experience in the USPTO. He has had substantial experience as lead counsel in arbitrations and other alternative dispute resolution proceedings, and actively practices before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, having appeared in 40 appeals to date.Close
Honorable Faith Hochberg
Hon. Hochberg is a nationally recognized Federal Judge and former U.S. Attorney known for her broad expertise in... | Read More
Hon. Hochberg is a nationally recognized Federal Judge and former U.S. Attorney known for her broad expertise in complex corporate, securities, antitrust, and patent litigation. She retired from the bench in March 2015 and now serves as an independent mediator and arbitrator. During her tenure on the bench, she presided over many MDL cases and class actions involving pharmaceuticals (Hatch-Waxman), antitrust and securities cases. She has been a Patent Pilot judge and was vice chair of the Local Patent Rules Committee in the District of New Jersey.Close
Scott E. Kamholz, M.D., Ph.D.
Dr. Kamholz has rejoined the firm after several years of service as an Administrative Patent Judge (APJ) on the... | Read More
Dr. Kamholz has rejoined the firm after several years of service as an Administrative Patent Judge (APJ) on the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB). As an APJ, he handled over 100 inter partes review (IPR) and covered business method review (CBM) proceedings. He now leverages his knowledge of the PTAB trial process to assist clients with AIA trial matters. Before his appointment as an APJ, he had extensive experience obtaining patents, evaluating infringement and product clearance concerns, representing clients in licensing and acquisition transactions, conducting patent reexamination proceedings, and consulting in litigation.Close