5th Annual GW Law Post-Grant Roundtable

Thursday, September 12 1:00 PM EDT to 6:00 PM EDT

GW Law School

2000 H Street NW

Washington, DC , USA

Please save the afternoon of Thursday, September 12th, 2019, for our 5th Annual GW Law Post-Grant Roundtable event, where patent leaders from academia, industry, and government will discuss the post-grant practice at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) and how post-grant proceedings continue to change the practice of patent law.

Topics Include:

  • Statistics and Trends in AIA Post-Grant Proceedings

  • Real Parties in Interest and Privies

  • Public Availability of Prior Art

  • Multiple Petitions and Discretionary Denials

  • Motions to Amend

  • Update to Trial Practice Guide

  • Remand Practice

  • Protective Orders

  • Discovery

  • Precedential Opinions, the POP, What Deference Should Be Given to POP Decisions and Agency Rule Making

  • Fed. Cir. and S. Ct. Review at the PTAB (Click-to-Call)

  • Guidance on 101 – Interplay Between the S. Ct., Alice, and Fed. Courts and PTO

  • Legislative Activity

  • Suggestions For Improving Post-Grant Process

  • The Road Ahead

Confirmed Speakers Include:

  • The Honorable Scott R. Boalick, USPTO (pending approval)

  • The Honorable Jackie Bonilla, USPTO (pending approval)

  • The Honorable Paul Michel, U.S. Federal Circuit Court of Appeals (retired)

  • Erika Arner, Finnegan

  • Srikala Atluri, Hewlett Packard Enterprise

  • Lori Gordon, King & Spalding

  • Kevin Laurence, Laurence & Phillips

  • Steven Lieberman, Rothwell & Figg

  • Naveen Modi, Paul Hastings

  • Lissi Mojica, Answers IP

  • Karin Norton, Samsung

  • Kimberly Schmitt, Intel

  • Ami Shah, Fortress Investment Group

  • Jamie Simpson, U.S. House of Representatives

  • Steven Spears, Baker Hughes

  • Jonathan Stroud, Unified Patents

  • Lori Unt, Apple

  • Philip Warrick, U.S. Senate

  • Paula Wittmayer, Boehringer Ingelheim

  • David Cavanaugh, WilmerHale (co-moderator)

  • John Whealan, GW Law (co-moderator)

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