Speeches and publications
Ms. Lutton is often asked to speak on a wide range of topics, including the America Invents Act and strategies relating to the same, strategic prosecution, hot topics in litigation, Supreme Court jurisprudence, indemnity, reexamination strategies in litigation, willfulness, doctrine of equivalents, and topics relating to the mentoring and empowerment of women. She is also called upon to moderate panels involving issues of import to the patent community. Her representative speeches and publications (which do not include the numerous talks she gives at individual client events) include:
Upcoming Speaking Engagements
Katherine Lutton (speaker), SVAGC All Hands Meeting (Santa Clara Convention Center, December 5-6, 2012)
Katherine Lutton (moderator), 13th Annual Advanced Patent Law Insitute (Four Seasons, Palo Alto, December 6-7, 2012)
Past Speaking Engagements
Katherine Lutton, Becoming a Change Agent, WiLpower Workshop (Fish & Richardson, Redwood City, October 18, 2012)
Katherine Lutton (moderator), ChIPs inaugural Women in IP National Summit (Federal Circuit Judges Panel, Washington, DC, October 10, 2012)
Katherine Lutton (panelist), Silicon Valley Women's Club Launch Party (Quadros, Menlo Park, October 4, 2012).
Katherine Lutton (panelist), Renee Lawson (Zynga, panelist), Hilary Ware (Netflix, panelist), Karen Johnson-McKewan (Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, moderator), Paths to Success for Women in IP, Successful Women in IP Banner (Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP, Menlo Park, September 12, 2012).
Katherine Lutton, Bernard Knight (USPTO), Emily Ward (eBay), Ted Joe (Salesforce.com), Eric McAlpine (Groupon), America Invents Act: Strategic Considerations, The IP Counsel Café (Palo Alto, April 18, 2012).
Katherine Lutton (moderator), Judge Lucy Koh, & Judge Paul Grewal, Judicial Panel, Advanced Patent Law Institute (Four Seasons Palo Alto, December 8, 2011).
Katherine Lutton, Jeff Joyner, Karen Williams (Sybase), Mary Fuller (Maxim Integrated Products), Mike Edelman (Sony Computer Entertainment), Patent Reform and Recent Trends in Patent Disputes; New Legislation, Court Decisions and Administrative Changes and How They Affect Business Models and Practice, Patent Disputes Conference (Santa Clara, November 9, 2011) (also Conference Co-Chair).
Katherine Lutton, Circuit Judge Sharon Prost, Judge Ichiro Ohtaka (Tokyo D. Court), Shoichi Okuyama, Naoki Yoshida, Robert Mukai, The Doctrine of Equivalents, Federal Circuit International Series, Tokyo (Tokyo, October 26, 2011).
Katherine Lutton and panelists, Careers, Mentoring and Networking, Inaugural Women@Google, Tokyo Conference (Tokyo, October 25, 2011)
Katherine Lutton, Becoming a Change Agent, WiLpower Workshop (Fish & Richardson, Redwood City, October 13, 2011)
Katherine Lutton, Emily Ward (eBay), Mallun Yen (RPX), Mona Sabet (Cadence), Julie Mar-Spinola (Alta Devices), Michelle Lee (Google), Noreen Krall (Apple), and Anirma Gupta (Intuit), Career Transitions – Viewpoint from 7 ChIPsters, ChIPs, (Fish & Richardson P.C., Redwood City, October 10, 2011)
Katherine Lutton, Emily Ward (eBay), Steve Carlson, Alexander Harguth, Positioning for Patent Reform (Bacchus, Redwood City, August 18, 2011).
Katherine Lutton, Emily Ward (eBay), Steve Carlson, Alexander Harguth, Positioning for Patent Reform, Silicon Valley Association of General Counsel Luncheon (Santa Clara Marriott, August 19, 2011).
Katherine Lutton, David Bloch, Julie Holloway, Michael Jacobs, Lee Van Pelt, Practitioners Panel, Conference on Improving the PTO-US Court Interface (Berkeley, June 2011).
Katherine Lutton, Mona Sabet, Ida Abbott, Ann Cathcart-Chaplin, Championing Women, LEAD Conference (Menlo Park, May 2011).
Katherine Kelly Lutton, Circuit Judge Kimberly Moore, Circuit Judge Sharon Prost, Judicial Panel, Association of Corporate Patent Counsel Winter Meeting (Naples Grande Resort & Club, Naples, FL, January 23-26, 2011).
Katherine Kelly Lutton (moderator), Chief Judge James F. Holderman (NDIll), Judge Lee Yeakel (WDTX), Magistrate Judge Elizabeth Laporte (NDCal), Judicial Panel, 2011 Advanced Patent Law Institute (USPTO, January 21, 2011).
Katherine Kelly Lutton, From the Alley to the Valley, 85 Broads & Betty Confidential 2010 Investor Forum (Menlo Park, CA, November 12, 2010).
Katherine Kelly Lutton, Noreen Krall, Anirma Gupta, Corrin Drakulich, Change Management, CHiPs (Menlo Park, CA, October 28, 2010).
Katherine Kelly Lutton, Kelly Hunsaker and Kim Frank, Becoming a Strategic Advisor / A Change Agent, WiLPower Program (Redwood City, October 14, 2010).
Katherine Kelly Lutton, Robyn Denholm, Terri Kelly, Kathy Murphy, and Maggie Wilderotter, The Power of Your Network, Fortune Most Powerful Women Summit (Washington, D.C., October 4, 2010).
Katherine Kelly Lutton, T. Rao Coca (NVIDIA), Christopher Marchese, Taraneh Maghame & Brian Napper (FTI Consulting), Damages Law & Policy: Legislative Role of Patent Damages, IP Counsel Café (Palo Alto, April 2010).
Hon. Jeremy Fogel (NDCA), Hon. Elizabeth Laporte (NDCA), Hon. Lee Yeakel (WDTX), Katherine Lutton, Judicial Panel, Daily Journal Advanced Legal Forum (Litigating Patent Disputes: Bridging the Gap Between In-house Counsel and Law Firm) (San Jose, March 2010).
Katherine Kelly Lutton (on panel), Client Relationships: How to Build Them and Get Credit for Them, Women in Law Empowerment Forum (WILEF) (Palo Alto, June 2009).
Hon. David J. Folsom (EDTX), Hon. T. John Ward (EDTX), Hon. Lee Yeakel (WDTX), Katherine Lutton, Judicial Panel, 2008 Advanced Patent Law Institute (Austin, October 2008).
Co-chair, 10th Annual Federal Circuit Bench & Bar Conference (Monterey, June 2008).
Katherine Lutton, Todd Dickinson (GE), Doug Luftman (Palm) & Taraneh Maghame (Tessera), Patent Reform: Is it Dead or Alive? Where are We Now?, IP Law & Business IP Counsel Forum (San Jose, March 2008).
Katherine Lutton, Kelly Hunsaker & Barbara Benoit, Practical Implications of Recent Supreme Court and Federal Circuit Court Decisions, EE Times Intellectual Property Symposium (San Jose, April 2008).
Hon. Chad Everingham (EDTX), Hon. Liam O’Grady (EDVA), Hon. Patti Saris (D.Mass.), Katherine Lutton, Judicial Panel, 2008 Advanced Patent Law Institute, (USPTO, January 2008) (moderated).
Katherine Lutton & Kelly Hunsaker, Latest News on the Patent Reform Front, Litigating Patent Disputes: The Advanced Legal Forum (San Francisco, December 2007).
Hon. David Folsom (EDTX), Hon. Ronald Whyte (NDCA), Hon. Lee Yeakel (WDTX), Katherine Lutton, Judicial Panel, Eighth Annual Advanced Patent Law Institute (San Jose, November 2007) (moderated).
Katherine Lutton, Claude Ducloux, D. Hull Youngblood & Peter Flocos, Drafting and Enforcing Complex Indemnification Provisions, Texas State Bar and ALI-ABA (Austin and Live by Webcast, November 2007).
Rep. Daryl Issa, Hon. Kimberly Moore (Fed. Cir.), Hon. Lee Yeakel (WDTX), Katherine Lutton & Nick Groombridge, Strategic Considerations in an Evolving Patent Venue Landscape, Federal Circuit Bench & Bar Conference (Maryland, June 2007) (moderated).
Katherine Lutton, Rick Frenkel (Cisco), Kevin Rhodes (3M), John Dragseth, KSR, Managing Intellectual Property (Webinar, May 2007).
Katherine Lutton, John Gartman, Jared Bobrow, Darryl Woo, Daniel Johnson, David Doyle, David Makous, Chuleenan Svetvilas (moderator), Patent Litigation Update, California Lawyer (July 2007).
Katherine Lutton, Doug Luftman (Palm), Joe Fitzgerald (Symantec), Derek Minihane (Intermolecular) & Alison Tucher, The Use of Opinions of Counsel, IP Law & Business Spring Briefing (San Jose,May 2007).
Katherine Lutton, Ann Cathcart Chaplin & Jennifer Bush, Don’t Kill the Patient to Kill the Disease: Avoiding Willfulness and Inducement Findings Without Giving up the Case, LEAD Conference (San Diego, April2007).
Katherine Lutton & Ed Reines, DSU Medical Corp. v. JMS Co. Ltd. Decision: Strategic Considerations for the New Inducement Landscape, PLI Briefing (February 2007).
Katherine Lutton & David L McCombs, Reexaminations During the Course of Litigation: What Should You Do?, Seventh Annual Advanced Patent Law Institute, (San Jose, November 2006).
Katherine Lutton & John Benassi, Update on Patent Reform Legislation and Regulations, 31st Annual Intellectual Property Institute Presented by the IP Section of the California State Bar (Santa Barbara, November 2006).
Katherine Lutton, Rose Hagan (Google) & Jennifer Seibly (Lucas Films), Technology Law on the Move, Women in Technology International, Women and Technology Summit (Santa Clara, 2006).
Katherine Lutton and Henry Su, TRO's, Preliminary Injunctions and Stays Pending Reexamination, Practicing Law Institute (San Francisco, 2006).
Co-Chair, IP Law & Business Conference: Innovations in IP Litigation (San Jose, 2006).
Katherine Lutton, Patent Reform: A Perspective, LEAD Conference (Half Moon Bay, 2006).
Katherine Lutton, Dale Lazar, and William Galliani Prosecution Strategies: Looking Ahead to Prevent Challenges, Invalidations, and Design Arounds, Sixth Annual Advanced Patent Law Institute (San Jose, 2005).
Katherine Lutton, Kelly Hunsaker, and Mary Ann Dillahunty, Patent Reform & Legislative Changes on the Horizon, presented in multiple venues on request (2005).
Katherine Lutton & Mary Ann Dillahunty, Strategic Litigation and Prosecution presented in multiple venues on request (2005).
Katherine Lutton, Kelly Hunsaker, and Mary Ann Dillahunty, Proactive Patent Strategies: Thriving in an Era of Patent Reform and Evolving Law, LEAD Conference (San Diego, 2005).
Katherine Lutton and Mary Ann Dillahunty, Strategic Prosecution: How to Come out of Due Diligence Alive, 5th Annual Advanced Patent Law Institute (San Jose, 2004).
Katherine Lutton, Strategic Prosecution: Prosecuting for Trial & Appeals, 4th Annual Advanced Patent Law Institute, (San Jose, 2003).
Katherine Lutton, Prosecution Laches, 3rd Annual Advance Patent Law Institute (San Jose, 2002).
Intellectual Property Reform After the Uruguay Round, Minnesota Institute of Legal Education Conference on Global Markets and the Law (1995) (Presented at Conference by Jon Tuttle).
Katherine Lutton, "Side Bar: Practical Aspects of the Sorensen Patent," printed in Donald S. Chisum, et al., Principles of Patent Law: Case and Materials (3d ed. 2005).
Katherine Kelly, "The Assumption of Risk Defense and the Sexual Transmission of AIDS: A Proposal for the Application of Comparative Knowledge", 143 University of Pennsylvania Law Review 1121 (1995). (noted as "Worth Reading," National Law Journal, Sept. 25, 1995).
Co-editor, Patent Case Summaries, Federal Circuit Bar Journal, 1998-2002. Article cited in Group One, Ltd. v. Hallmark Cards, Inc. 2001 WL 668549, at *5 n.1 (Fed. Cir. 2001) (Plager, J.).