24th Annual All Hands Meeting


On December 6, 2012Thad Kodish (Atlanta) and Benjamin Elacqua (Houston) will be speaking on the panel “Claim Construction Re-Set” at the 24th Annual All Hands Meeting to be heldat the Santa Clara Convention Center, CA. Fish & Richardson is also a sponsor of this event. For more information or to register, click here.

10:30 AM – 12:00 PM

Claim Construction Re-Set

This discussion will focus on recent developments in the area of claim construction, such as how courts are dealing with claim construction in multi-defendant or consolidated cases, and how the AIA may influence the Markman process. The panel will also touch on recent developments in the law and practice, such as whether the de novo standard will continue to survive, how courts treat plain meaning if there is a competing construction, and the use of expert testimony during a Markman hearing.