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Institute for Law and Technology of The Center for American and International Law: Doubleheader PTAB Bench-Bar Program

Tuesday, October 18th, 2016, 1:00 pm CDT - Thursday, October 20th, 2016, 9:30 am CDT

Speaking Engagement

Institute for Law and Technology of The Center for American and International Law: Doubleheader PTAB Bench-Bar Program

Tuesday, October 18th, 2016, 1:00 pm CDT

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Fish Principal and Post-Grant Practice co-chair Dorothy Whelan (Twin Cities), will be a panelist at the Institute for Law and Technology of the Center for American and International Law’s Doubleheader PTAB Bench-Bar program in Plano, Texas starting on Tuesday, October 18.

This event is an introduction to trial proceedings practice before the United States Patent & Trademark Office’s Patent Trial and Appeal Board for in-house lawyers, district court litigators and others seeking to learn about the nuts and bolts of practice in the popular venue of the Eastern District of Texas.

Tuesday, October 18, 2016
2:30PM – 3:15PM
PTAB Trial Proceedings – A Boot Camp
The Conduct of the Trial After Institution: Discovery, Depositions, and Motions

The order instituting trial launches the discovery phases of the PTAB proceeding. Learn about opportunities for “additional” discovery, strategies for depositions of declarants, and motion practice before the PTAB.

Panelists:
Hon. Georgianna Witt Braden, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Dallas, TX
Dorothy Whelan, Fish & Richardson, Minneapolis, MN
Steven G. Spears, McDermott Will & Emory, Houston, TX

Wednesday, October 19, 2016
8:35AM – 9:30AM
Advanced Practice Before the PTAB
Institution, The New Battle Ground

A panel discusses best practices and tactics for petitioners and patent owners as they fight over institution of the trial.

Moderator:
Scott McKeon, Oblon, Alexandria, VA

Panelists:
Jonathan Stroud, Unified Patents, San Jose, CA
Dorothy Whelan, Fish & Richardson, Minneapolis, MN
Gita Srivistava, Norton Rose Fulbright, Dallas, TX
Hon. Michael Woods, USPTO, Dallas, TX

For more information, or to register, click here.

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