Thomson Reuters/Daily Journal 2014 Patent Disputes Forum


Fish is proud to be a sponsor of the Thomson Reuters / Daily Journal 2014 Patent Disputes Forum. Principals Dorothy Whelan (Twin Cities) and Christopher Green (Atlanta) are scheduled to speak during the event.

Patent Disputes Forum 2014
Thursday, December 4
Hilton Santa Clara
Santa Clara, CA

Bill Abrams, Partner, Steptoe & Johnson LLP
Jeff Joyner, Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig LLP
Chris Green, Partner, Fish & Richardson P.C

9:05am - 10:05am
Inter Partes Reviews: What Have We Really Learned?

Inter Partes review proceedings were greeted with fanfare upon enactment of the AIA, but has reality met expectations? Leading practitioners look back on the last two years and offer insights on what we've learned and how we've adapted (and will continue to adapt) our strategy for effective use of IPR proceedings.

Dorothy Whelan, Principal, Fish & Richardson P.C.

John Caracappa, Partner, Steptoe & Johnson LLP
James J. DeCarlo, Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig LLP
Mark Fox Evens, Director, Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C
William Noon, Patent Attorney, Illumina
Dr. Richard Blanchard, Ph.D., Blanchard Associates

10:05am -11:05am
Patent Aggregators and Their Influence on the Legal Landscape

Jeff Joyner, Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig LLP

Russell W. Binns, Jr., CEO, Allied Security Trust
Joseph Kirincich, Associate General Counsel – Intellectual Property
Law & Litigation, Avaya
Chris Green, Partner, Fish & Richardson P.C

1:30pm – 2:30pm Patent Law Before the Supreme Court in 2014

Miku Mehta, Partner, Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP

Dwayne L. Mason, Shareholder, Greenberg Trauig LLP
Erik R. Puknys, Partner, Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP