Claim Construction and Markman Hearings Strategies in a Post AIA Landscape
The Markman hearing, also known as "Claim Construction Hearing", is considered as one of the most important hearings in a patent litigation. It is of real significance that some experts consider the results as the game changer in a patent infringement suit. Although the Markman is just a pretrial hearing in the entirety of the litigation, lawyers of both the plaintiff and the defendant must undertake key determinations especially in the process of claim construction wherein identifying issues that could impact validity and infringement is crucial.
The Knowledge Group is producing a LIVE Webcast on Claim Construction and Markman Hearings strategies in a Post AIA Landscape to help patent professionals better manage pre-trials in a patent litigation. This interactive course will provide crucial information regarding the strategies for a successful Markman in 2017 and beyond.
In a two-hour LIVE Webcast, the speakers will discuss:
- Claim Construction and Markman Hearings - Legal Overview
- Strategies in a SuccessfulMarkman Hearings
- Selecting Claims and Claim Elements
- Claim Construction and Discovery
- Markman Hearings Strategies in a Post AIA Landscape
- Importance of Depositions
- Key Decisions and Determinations to be Considered
Keith J. Grady, Practice Chair
- Background and The Hearing
Graham L. Day, Shareholder
- Getting to The Hearing
Thomas Hedemann, Counsel
Axinn, Veltrop & Harkrider LLP
- PTAB Claim Construction
John M. Challis, Shareholder
- Post-Hearing and Appellate Issues
Who Should Attend:
- In-house Counsel
- IP Attorneys & Consultants
- Patent Attorneys
- Patent Consultants
- Patent Litigators
- Patent Licensing Attorneys
- IP and Related Attorneys
- Legal Lawyers
- Litigation Officers
- Litigation Support Specialists
- Private and Public Organizations
- Other Related and Interested Individuals
Keith Grady is the Chair of the Intellectual Property and Technology Litigation Practice Group. With over 28 years of experience in government and private law practice, clients turn to Keith for both ongoing counsel and immediate litigation needs. He takes a strategic approach to developing, enforcing and defending clients' intellectual property and furthering their business interests. He is a frequent writer and speaker on various topics, including Hatch-Waxman litigation, patent litigation, defense of claims brought by patent trolls, trademark litigation and copyright issues. Clients have said Keith has "a rational, common sense approach to IP litigation matters. He is willing to do what is best for the client, and knows when to dig in his heels, concede a point, or settle."
Keith Grady is the Chair of the Intellectual Property and Technology Litigation Practice Group. With over 28 years of experience …
Graham Day has spent nearly 20 years capitalizing on efficiency and creativity to solve a wide range of issues for clients. He is adept at recognizing the business realities of a given situation and then utilizing his experience to meet clients' goals.
Graham is a shareholder in the Intellectual Property Litigation practice group. He is also a member of the Commercial and Business Litigation practice group, as well as the Probate and Fiduciary Litigation practice group. He focuses his practice on handling a wide variety of business litigation matters through trial and appeal with an emphasis on patent litigation, trademark litigation, trade secret litigation, copyright litigation, and other forms of intellectual property litigation.
Graham Day has spent nearly 20 years capitalizing on efficiency and creativity to solve a wide range of issues for …
Thomas practices intellectual property litigation with a focus on pharmaceutical (Hatch-Waxman) and medical device patent litigation. He also represents clients in trademark and copyright litigation. His experience ranges across all aspects of litigation from pre-litigation counseling and strategy through fact and expert discovery, dispositive motions and trial. Thomas also has significant appellate experience before the Federal and Second Circuit Courts of Appeals, and is an adjunct professor at the University of Connecticut School of Law. Thomas earned his J.D. from Yale Law School and served as a law clerk to the Honorable Alfred V. Covello of the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut.
Thomas practices intellectual property litigation with a focus on pharmaceutical (Hatch-Waxman) and medical device patent litigation. He also represents clients …
John Challis protects individual and business clients, diligently working toward the best possible outcome in all of their legal matters. Focused in the areas of intellectual property and technology litigation, he serves clients by providing counseling, advice, and litigation support on patent, trademark and copyright infringement, intellectual property ownership, licensing issues, unfair competition, and trade secrets. John also has significant experience in the areas of probate, trust, and fiduciary litigation, as well as business litigation. While he is fully prepared to proceed through trial, John understands the value of alternative dispute resolution and is fully versed in utilizing mediation and arbitration to obtain favorable results for clients.
John Challis protects individual and business clients, diligently working toward the best possible outcome in all of their legal matters. …
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Method of Presentation:
Experience in patent law
NASBA Field of Study:
Business Law - Technical
NY Category of CLE Credit:
Areas of Professional Practice
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