Additional insights


  • "IPR and PGR: A Complex and Shifting Landscape," Managing Intellectual Property(July 29, 2019)
  • "To Reexamine or not to reexamine – A look beyond statistics to answer this question when facing a hostile patent," IP Law 360 (2009)

Speaking engagements

  • "Apply Best Practices in Oral Arguments Before The PTAB," World Congress The 14th Annual Patents for Financial Services Summit (July 2017)
  • "Focus on the PTAB – District Court Interplay: Timing, Discovery, Evidence, Claim Construction and the Management of Joint Patent Proceedings," Momentum: IP Counsel Exchange on Post-Grant Patent Challenges at the PTAB: San Jose (May 2016)
  • "Discovery, Evidence, Claim Construction and Addressing Key Evidentiary Issues That Arise During the Co-Pendency of Counterpart Patent Proceedings," 2ndIP Counsel Exchange on Post-Grant Patent Challenges at the PTAB (March 2015)
  • Co-Chaired Consero Group's "Post-Grant Executive Roundtable," (September 2014)
  • "PTAB AIA Trial Roundtable," USPTO (May 2014)
  • "AIA and Inter Partes Review," CPA Global Webinar (April 2014)
  • "How Post-Grant Challenges Have Evolved From Proposed Rules to Practice," What European Companies Need to Know About the Extraordinary Changes in U.S. & European Patent Law (May 2013)
  • "The America Invents Act: How Patent Reform Will Impact Your IP Strategy," 2012 Intellectual Property Forum (2012)
  • "When/Whether/Why Defend Using Inter Partes Review? And What Should You Do To Galvanize Your Patents Against It?" 2012 Intellectual Property Forum (2012)
  • "AIA: Post-Grant Proceedings in Comparison With German Post-Grant Proceedings," What European Companies Need to Know About the Extraordinary Changes in U.S. Patent Law: The AIA & New Legal Standards from the Supreme Court & CAFC (May 2012)
  • "Of Inter Partes Reexamination and Inter Partes Review: Preparing for the Transition," American Conference Institute (March 2012)
  • "Protecting & Monetizing Intellectual Property in Emerging Markets," Consero Corporate Counsel Forum (May 2011)
  • "Strategies a Chinese Company Can Employ to Maximize the Value of a U.S. Patent Portfolio," Selling to the U.S. Market: What Chinese Companies Need to Know About U.S. Patent Law (April 2011)
  • "A Conversation with the United States Patent and Trademark Office," CLE Series hosted by U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware and the Federal Bar Association (May 2010)
  • "Positioning Your Reexamination for Success by Incorporating Procedural Requirements and Other Tactical Considerations into Your Advanced Strategy," ACI’s In-House Counsel Forum on Patent Reexamination (May 2009)
  • Presented on various topics surrounding the basics of intellectual property protection, The University of Maryland’s Technology Start-up Bootcamp (2002-2009)
  • "Developing a Practical Multi-Country Approach for Patent Enforcement, Litigation Management, and Execution," ACI, Global Patent Litigation Congress (November 2008)
  • "Current Developments in Patent Applications, Appeals, Oppositions and Reexaminations," Fish & Richardson Seminar (October 2008)
  • "The Convergence of IP Law and Business," SIGGRAPH Conference (August 2008)
  • "Be strategic with your IP: Maximize its Value – An Opportunity and an Obligation," AeANET Retreat (2008)
  • "Strategic Prosecution – Building a Litigation-worthy Patent Portfolio," Fish & Richardson Seminar: United States Patent Law and Litigation – Important Issues Professionals in South Korea Need to Know (December 2006)
  • "Reexamination: Knowing When and How to Use This Strategic Defensive Weapon," IP Law & Business Presents Innovations in IP Litigation (December 2006)
  • "Equipping business leaders to manage intellectual property issues," Executive MBA Annual Meeting (June 2006)
  • "What VCs Need to Know About the Changing Patent Process & IP Protection," National Venture Capital Association (June 2005)

Media mentions

Karl regularly speaks at the Post-Grant for Practitioners Webinar Series covering issues, statistics, strategy, and practice tips for those looking to learn the basics of these new proceedings, or gain an advanced understanding of the post-grant landscape. The following comprises the topics to date of the 2017 series:

  • Replays and materials for the 2016-2020 series can be found here.
  • Replays and materials for the 2015 series can be found here.
  • Replays and materials for the 2014 series can be found here.
  • Replays and materials for the 2013 series can be found here.
  • Replays and materials for the 2012 series can be found here.