Fighting Patent Trolls: Tactical & Practical Trends in 2015
Overview:In a two hour live webcast, a panel of thought leaders and practitioners assembled by The Knowledge Group will review and discuss significant developments in Tactical and Practical Trends for Fighting Patent Trolls in 2015.
Key topics include:
- Patent Troll Methods
- Patent Transparency and Improvements Act Status
- Identifying Patent Trolls
- Attacking Patent Trolls Assertions
- Litigating Patent Troll Cases
- State Solutions Example: Louisiana
- Injunctive Relief
- Monetary Remedies
- Recent Trends
SEGMENT 1: Gregory J. Winsky, Esq, Of Counsel
Archer & Greiner P.C.
- Defensive tactics overview
- Impact of Supreme Court decision in Alice on claims
- Update on pending legislation
SEGMENT 2: Herbert H. Finn , Shareholder
Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Practical Considerations - Which Rocks to turnover
- Companies not existing at time
- Loser Pays
- Organization and Production
- Try to hide all communications as privilege
- Business is licensing no privilege
- Why important
- Recent case
SEGMENT 3: Bryan A. Kohm, Attorney
Fenwick & West LLP
- Increasing Importance of Venue Selection
- Impact of Supreme Court decision in Teva regarding claim construction
- Impact of Supreme Court decision in Octane Fitness regarding attorneys' fees
- Tips to Getting Your Venue of Choice and Tips to Make the Most of Where You Are
Who Should Attend:
- Patent Litigators
- In-House Counsel likely for Tech, Bio/Pharma, Manufacturing, Publishing, Software & all firms who hold patents on products or plan to seek patents.
- Patent Licensing Attorneys
- IP Attorneys & Related Consultants
- IP and Copyright Consultants
- Other Related/Interested Professionals
Herbert H. Finn is a Shareholder in Greenberg Traurig’s IP & Technology Chicago Practice. He concentrates his practice on all aspects of patent, trademark and copyright law, both within the United States and internationally, with a particular emphasis on patent litigation before the District Courts of the United States, the U.S. Courts of Appeal for the Federal Circuit and the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC). He has litigated and tried cases in technology areas that include biomedical implants, catheters and lumens, cell phones and other mobile devices, computer input devices, computer software and operating systems, digital camera technology, Internet/networking technology, eye glasses, LCD technology, loss prevention equipment, mass transportation seating, novelty gaming equipment, pallets and shipping packaging, product packaging, pull-tabs and seal cards, tablets and x-ray/imaging technology. In addition to his vast trial experience, Herb has experience in obtaining and defending his clients' various intellectual property rights and in the negotiating of all types of agreements related to intellectual property including acquisitions, licenses, non-competes and non-disclosures
Herbert H. Finn is a Shareholder in Greenberg Traurig’s IP & Technology Chicago Practice. He concentrates his practice on all …
Bryan A. Kohm practices intellectual property litigation, with a focus on representing high technology and life science companies in patent infringement and trade secret misappropriation disputes. Bryan has experience in a wide variety of venues throughout the country, including federal and state courts, the International Trade Commission, and the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.
Bryan has broad experience combating patent trolls on behalf of private and public companies, from pre-funding startups to Fortune 100 companies.
Northern California Super Lawyers has recognized Bryan as a "Rising Star" in the area of IP Litigation in 2013 and 2014.
Bryan A. Kohm practices intellectual property litigation, with a focus on representing high technology and life science companies in patent …
Greg specializes in the practice of intellectual property law and technology-related matters. As General Counsel and Executive Vice President, Business Development, of Franklin Electronic Publishers Inc., Greg served in many roles for a multinational consumer electronics company based in New Jersey, including heading up business development and directing research and development (R&D) in creating one of the world’s first handheld e-book readers. Greg focuses his practice today in a number of intellectual property areas, mainly the negotiation of patent, trademark and copyright licenses and of business transactions involving intellectual property. Greg's own inventions have been awarded four United States patents and are covered by a number of pending domestic and foreign patent applications. Greg has been a registered patent attorney before the United States Patent and Trademark Office for thirty years and prosecutes patent and trademark applications in the United States and manages the prosecution of applications in foreign jurisdictions.
Greg earned his law degree cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, serving as an Associate Editor of the Law Review. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Engineering degree with honors in Electrical Engineering from Princeton University, gaining admission to a number of engineering honor societies, including Eta Kappa Nhu and Tau Beta Pi. Prior to law school, Greg served as a naval officer in the United States Naval Nuclear Power Program.
Greg specializes in the practice of intellectual property law and technology-related matters. As General Counsel and Executive Vice President, Business …
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About Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Greenberg Traurig is an international law firm with approximately 1750 attorneys and governmental affairs professionals in 36 commercial and government centers across the United States and in Latin America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. Greenberg Traurig provides integrated, business-focused legal services for clients ranging from Fortune 500 corporations to innovative start-ups. The firm’s multidisciplinary teams include senior lawyers who have served as chief legal officers at major multinational companies and have spent years solving real-world problems in the business, political and legal arenas. For additional information, please visit www.gtlaw.com.
About Fenwick & West LLP
Fenwick & West provides comprehensive legal services to groundbreaking technology and life sciences companies at every lifecycle stage. The firm’s more than 300 lawyers craft innovative, cost-effective and practical solutions for established and emerging companies on issues ranging from venture capital, public offerings, joint ventures, M&A and strategic relationships, to intellectual property, litigation and dispute resolution, taxation, antitrust, and employment and labor law. For more than four decades, Fenwick has helped some of the world's most recognized companies become and remain market leaders.
About Archer & Greiner P.C.
Archer & Greiner is a full service, regional law firm with a reputation for providing the highest quality, result-driven legal services to corporate and individual clients. One of the largest law firms in the Delaware Valley and among the five largest in New Jersey, Archer & Greiner serves businesses and individuals throughout the region and in an increasing number of other states and jurisdictions. With a network of regional offices from Philadelphia to New Jersey, the firm has more than 175 lawyers practicing in all major legal disciplines including corporate, labor, commercial litigation, family, real estate, and many more.
For more information, visit our website at www.archerlaw.com.