16th Annual Advanced Patent Law Institute: Silicon Valley


BCLT is hosting its 16th Annual Advance Patent Law Institute in Silicon Valley on December 10 & 11, 2015. A nationally recognized faculty of leading judges, professors, litigators, patent attorneys, and senior IP counsel from major corporations will attend APLISV. The event will feature nineteen panels on various topics and one keynote speaker Sir Robin, a retired Lord Justice of the Court of Appeal and Professor of IP Law at the University College London.

One of the panels, “Navigating, Litigation and Even Avoiding Eligible Subject Matter Questions,” will feature principal John Dragseth. The panel will discuss how after bothAliceandMayo the landscape of patent-eligible subject matter has changed. The panel will answer the following questions:

  • What trends and tensions exist in the current Federal Circuit law?
  • How are litigators managing eligibility disputes at the district court level, particularly in light of different rules and outcomes in different venues?
  • How are prosecutors responding to the changes?