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Third annual GW Law Conference: Post-Grant Practice Roundtable Discussion

Thursday, September 28, 2017 - Thursday, September 28, 2017
1:00 pm New York - 7:00 pm New York
Washington DC

Please save Thursday, September 28th to join us for our third annual Post-Grant Practice Roundtable Discussion. Join patent leaders from academia, industry, and government as they 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.

The half-day program will explore current issues with post-grant proceedings before the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), district courts, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC), and the U.S. Supreme Court.

Topics include:

  • Statistics and Trends in AIA Post-Grant Proceedings

  • Constitutionality of Post-Grant Proceedings (Oil States)

  • Partial Institutions (SAS)

  • Developments in Real Party-in-Interest at the PTAB and in Practice

  • Amendments (Aqua Products)

  • Appealability of Institution Decisions (Wi-Fi One)

  • Presenting a Compelling Case – As Seen from PTO and Practitioners

  • Use of Declaratory Evidence with use of Preliminary Response

  • Sur-Replies During Pre-Institution or Post-Institution

  • The Use of Sovereign Immunity by State Institutions to Terminate IPRs

  • Federal Circuit Review of PTAB Decisions

  • Legislative Developments – Hearings and Proposals

  • PTAB Outreach to Solicit Suggestions for Improving Post-Grant Procedures

  • The Road Ahead for Post-Grant Proceedings

Confirmed speakers include:

  • The Honorable Joseph Matal, USPTO

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

  • The Honorable David Ruschke, USPTO

  • Steven Baughman, Paul Weiss

  • Steven Chiang, RPX

  • Mark Freeman, U.S. Department of Justice

  • Mark Gorman, Smith & Nephew

  • Renny Hwang, Google

  • Kevin Laurence, Laurence & Phillips

  • David McCombs, Haynes & Boone

  • Naveen Modi, Paul Hastings

  • Lissi Mojica, Brooks Kushman

  • Karl Renner, Fish & Richardson

  • Michael Risch, Villanova Law

  • Leslie Robbins, Coherus BioSciences

  • Michael Rosato, Wilson Sonsini

  • Kimberly Schmitt, Intel

  • Tim Seeley, Intellectual Ventures

  • Jamie Simpson, U.S. Senate

  • Jonathan Stroud, Unified Patents

  • David Cavanaugh, WilmerHale (co-moderator)

  • John Whealan, GW Law (co-moderator)

**We hope to see you on Thursday, September 28th for the program.

Location:GW Law School2000 H Street NWWashington DC 20052

Please RSVP by Thursday September 21st 

Event Contact:**Tori Basstoribass@paulhastings.com212.318.6545