2018 Eastern District of Texas (EDTX) Bench Bar Conference

Fish is pleased to underwrite the 2018 Eastern District of Texas (EDTX) Bench Bar Conference. This year, Fish attorneys Betty Chen and Wes Samples helped plan the events and programs for the conference. The EDTX meeting is running concurrently with the Center for American and International Law (CAIL) PTAB Bench Bar Conference, and will provide three days of programming, offering 16 credit hours of CLE. Keynote speakers include the Hon. Andrei Iancu, Director of the USPTO, and S.C. Gwynne, author of The Perfect Pass.

Several Fish attorneys are also taking part in panel presentations at the conference. They include:

  • Josh Griswold: “The Conduct of the Trial After Institution: Discovery, Depositions, Motions, Oral Hearing.” 10/17/2018 10:50 a.m. (CAIL PTAB Bench Bar)
  • Judge Leonard Davis: “Net. Net. Net. Has Patent Reform and the AIA Fixed a Mess or Made a Mess? What Has it Done to Patent Values and Innovation?” 10/17/2018 4:30 p.m.
  • Ben Elacqua: “Local Rules, Local Patent Rules, Divisions & Judges of EDTX. From Case Management Conferences and Discovery to Voir Dire and Jurors Who Sometimes Ask Questions, It’s Not as Homogeneous as You Might Think. But Fairness and Credibility Count Everywhere.” 10/19/2018 9:30 a.m.

October 17-19, 2018
Marriott Legacy Town Center
7121 Bishop Road
Plano, TX 75024