PTAB Bar Association: 2018 Annual Conference


Fish Principal and Post-Grant Practice Co-Chair Karl Renner will speak on Patent Owners and Petitioners Weigh Inat the PTAB Bar Association’s 2018 Annual Conference, March 22-23, in Washington, DC.

Fish is also proud to support their second annual conference, which brings together members of the bench,practitioners, and students for dynamic discussions of the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) and best practices, case updates, and more. Panel details are below.

Thursday, March 22, 10:15-11:00AM
General Session 3: Patent Owners and Petitioners Weigh In

This session will focus on what the petitioners and patent owners feel has been working and what needs improvement. Patent owners and petitioners will weigh in on the ability to amend in PTAB proceedings in light of the Federal Circuit's recent Aqua Products decision. The panel will also provide predictions on the impact of PGRs as more and more AIA patents issue.

Moderator: Karl Renner, Principal, Post-Grant Practice Co-Chair, Fish & Richardson


Lars Taavola, Sr. Patent Counsel, Amneal Pharmaceuticals

Melissa Brand, Director for IP Policy, Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO)

March 22-23, 2018
Ritz-Carlton DC
1150 2nd St. NW
Washington, DC