IAM Patent Litigation 2019


Michael Hawkins, a Principal in Fish’s Twin Cities office, will moderate “Changes We Can Believe In?” at IAM's Patent Litigation 2019 seminar on November 5 in Washington, DC.

Fish is also proud to support this event, which brings together leading IP experts in both law and policy. Well-established as a must-attend event for anyone interested in how the legal and political climates shape the patent market, panelists will represent a broad cross-section of the patent community. Panel details are below.

4:10 - 5:10PM
Changes We Can Believe In?

The past 18 months has seen a flurry of changes at the PTAB, from a shift in the claim construction standard to new claim amendment procedures and a new panel to determine precedential opinions. All of which means there is plenty for stakeholders to consider.

  • The new process for claim amendments
  • The impact of the USPTO’s Precedential Opinion Panel
  • A new day at the PTAB?

Moderator: Michael Hawkins, Principal, Fish & Richardson


  • Brian Ferguson, Partner, Weil, Gotshal & Manges
  • Phil Hartstein, President, CEO, Finjan Holdings
  • Laura Sheridan, Senior Patent Counsel, Google
  • Trenton Ward, Partner, Finnegan

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IAM Patent Litigation
Tuesday, November 5, 2019
8:00AM - 6:15PM
Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center
1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC