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Online CLE USPTO 2019 CLE

The USPTO Post-Grant Patent Trials Landscape: Practical Tips and Strategies to Avoid Pitfalls

Live Webcast Date: Tuesday, November 26, 2019 from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm (ET)
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Add to Calendar 11/26/2019 3:00 pm 11/26/2019 4:00 pm America/New_York The Knowledge Group Webinar: The USPTO Post-Grant Patent Trials Landscape: Practical Tips and Strategies to Avoid Pitfalls If you haven’t registered for this event please click here:https://www.theknowledgegroup.org/checkout/?add-to-cart=144599\r\n The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s (USPTO) post-grant patent trials landscape is continuously evolving at a dizzying pace. A few months ago, the Office started using the Phillips standard in its America Invents Act (AIA) trials, thus, abandoning the “broadest reasonable interpretation” (BRI). Just this March 15, 2019, the USPTO published a notice that launched a final pilot program for motions to amend (MTA) in the same proceedings. \n \nJoin a panel of key thought leaders and litigators assembled by The Knowledge Group as they bring the audience to a road beyond the basics of USPTO post-grant patent trials. The panel will offer an in-depth discussion of the latest developments in the post-grant space as well as their implications in the near future. Speakers will also provide the audience with practical tips and strategies in bringing out the best in these cases in a rapidly evolving legal climate. \n \nKey topics include: \n \n \n USPTO Post-Grant Patent Trials: Statistics \n Latest Regulatory Developments and Issues \n Addressing Potential Pitfalls \n Best Litigation Practices \n Outlook \n \n https://www.theknowledgegroup.org/webcasts/2019-uspto-post-grant-patent-trials-landscape/

Online CLE USPTO 2019

Join us for this Knowledge Group Online CLE USPTO 2019 Webinar. The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s (USPTO) post-grant patent trials landscape is continuously evolving at a dizzying pace. A few months ago, the Office started using the Phillips standard in its America Invents Act (AIA) trials, thus, abandoning the “broadest reasonable interpretation” (BRI). Just this March 15, 2019, the USPTO published a notice that launched a final pilot program for motions to amend (MTA) in the same proceedings.

Join a panel of key thought leaders and litigators assembled by The Knowledge Group as they bring the audience to a road beyond the basics of USPTO post-grant patent trials. The panel will offer an in-depth discussion of the latest developments in the post-grant space as well as their implications in the near future. Speakers will also provide the audience with practical tips and strategies in bringing out the best in these cases in a rapidly evolving legal climate.

Key topics include:

  • USPTO Post-Grant Patent Trials: Statistics
  • Latest Regulatory Developments and Issues
  • Addressing Potential Pitfalls
  • Best Litigation Practices
  • Outlook

Agenda

Peter Kohlhepp, Partner
Carlson Caspers

James Stein, Partner
Lee & Hayes

Who Should Attend

  • Patent Lawyers
  • Patent Agents
  • Patent Consultants
  • Patentees

Online CLE USPTO 2019

Peter Kohlhepp, Partner
Carlson Caspers

James Stein, Partner
Lee & Hayes

Online CLE USPTO 2019

Online CLE USPTO 2019

Peter KohlheppPartnerCarlson Caspers

Peter regularly represents clients in inter partes review proceedings (IPRs) before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB).  He has worked on matters involving a variety of technologies, including nutraceuticals, automotive technology, and medical devices.  Peter has extensive experience in every step of the IPR process, from crafting IPR petitions and patent owner responses to arguing motions and final Oral Hearings. 

Peter has developed a particular expertise in IPR procedure, helping clients to navigate the complexities of parallel district court and IPR proceedings.  Peter also has participated in many IPR appeals, including recently helping a client convince the Federal Circuit to reverse and remand an IPR decision involving mechanical technology.

Online CLE USPTO 2019

James SteinPartnerLee & Hayes

With nearly 15 years of experience, James has a diverse practice spanning all areas of patents, including postgrant proceedings (e.g., inter partes review and reexamination), strategic counseling, prosecution, litigation, and transactions. James particularly focuses on post-grant procedures before the Patent Trial Appeal Board (PTAB) of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), having been involved in over 80 proceedings on behalf of both petitioners and patent owners. James frequently speaks and writes on PTAB topics, and co-authored the second edition of The Practitioner’s Guide to Trials Before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board, published by the American Bar Association. James has been recognized by Managing Intellectual Property magazine for his experience in PTAB trials.

James also helps companies build and expand patent portfolios through drafting and prosecution of patent applications across different technologies. James helps companies add value to their portfolios by strategically targeting claims to competitor activity and technical standards. James also oversees and manages large portfolios for clients, having prosecuted or overseen the prosecution of hundreds of applications in his career.

In his counseling practice, James advises on the potential risks posed by third-party patents and applications, rendering invalidity and noninfringement opinions for clients.

James also has significant experience in IP transactions, including through his role on AOL’s patent technical team in the 2012 $1.1B sale of its patent portfolio to Microsoft. Before entering private practice, James served as a patent examiner for the USPTO, examining patent applications directed to optical waveguide technology.


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Online CLE USPTO 2019

Course Level:
   Intermediate

Advance Preparation:
   Print and review course materials

Method Of Presentation:
   Live Webcast

Prerequisite:
   Experience in patent law

Course Code:
   148496

NY Category of CLE Credit:
   Areas of Professional Practice

Total Credit:
    1.0 CLE

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About the Knowledge Group

The Knowledge Group

The Knowledge Group has been a leading global provider of Continuing Education (CLE, CPE) for over 13 Years. We produce over 450 LIVE webcasts annually and have a catalog of over 4,000 on-demand courses.

Peter regularly represents clients in inter partes review proceedings (IPRs) before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB).  He has worked on matters involving a variety of technologies, including nutraceuticals, automotive technology, and medical devices.  Peter has extensive experience in every step of the IPR process, from crafting IPR petitions and patent owner responses to arguing motions and final Oral Hearings. 

Peter has developed a particular expertise in IPR procedure, helping clients to navigate the complexities of parallel district court and IPR proceedings.  Peter also has participated in many IPR appeals, including recently helping a client convince the Federal Circuit to reverse and remand an IPR decision involving mechanical technology.

With nearly 15 years of experience, James has a diverse practice spanning all areas of patents, including postgrant proceedings (e.g., inter partes review and reexamination), strategic counseling, prosecution, litigation, and transactions. James particularly focuses on post-grant procedures before the Patent Trial Appeal Board (PTAB) of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), having been involved in over 80 proceedings on behalf of both petitioners and patent owners. James frequently speaks and writes on PTAB topics, and co-authored the second edition of The Practitioner’s Guide to Trials Before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board, published by the American Bar Association. James has been recognized by Managing Intellectual Property magazine for his experience in PTAB trials.

James also helps companies build and expand patent portfolios through drafting and prosecution of patent applications across different technologies. James helps companies add value to their portfolios by strategically targeting claims to competitor activity and technical standards. James also oversees and manages large portfolios for clients, having prosecuted or overseen the prosecution of hundreds of applications in his career.

In his counseling practice, James advises on the potential risks posed by third-party patents and applications, rendering invalidity and noninfringement opinions for clients.

James also has significant experience in IP transactions, including through his role on AOL’s patent technical team in the 2012 $1.1B sale of its patent portfolio to Microsoft. Before entering private practice, James served as a patent examiner for the USPTO, examining patent applications directed to optical waveguide technology.

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