Heightened IP Rights Enforcement in the 2019 Landscape: Latest Trends and Issues Uncovered!
The intellectual property (IP) rights enforcement landscape has been evolving continuously over the years. Recently, the United States Patent Office (USPTO) and the U.S. courts have implemented a number of changes to strengthen patent rights and valuations. These changes include modified patent examination proceedings and extended scope of permissible infringement damages. Join us for this Knowledge Group Heightened IP Rights Enforcement 2019 CLE Webinar.
With the heightened enforcement of IP rights and increased scrutiny on culpable violators, more companies are faced with compliance hurdles that, if not handled properly, could lead to risks and pitfalls. Thus, it is imperative that companies and their counsel are in the loop of the latest trends and developments in the growing area of IP rights. Moreover, they must come up with strategic action plans to mitigate risk issues, more so, to avoid the complexities of potential IP infringement.
In this LIVE Webcast, seasoned expert Mr. David Ben-Meir (Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP) will provide an in-depth discussion of the latest IP enforcement trends and issues. Mr. Meir will also present the best compliance practices to help practitioners in this evolving legal climate.
Key topics include:
- Intellectual Property (IP) Enforcement Trends and Updates
- Notable Cases and Court Rulings
- Common Risks and Pitfalls
- Compliance Challenges
- Best Compliance Practices
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- The rise of the Western District of Texas as a patent venue
- Anticipated consequences of and strategies relating to the USPTO’s transition to from Broadest Reasonable Interpretation (BRI) standard to Phillips.
- US Patent damages - Patent holders just might be able to recover foreign lost profits.
- Evolving considerations for patent holders considering bringing a patent infringement lawsuit.
- Recent rule changes at the PTAB may be starting to level the playing field between patent owners and petitioners.
Who Should Attend:
- Intellectual Property and Related Attorneys
- IP Asset Managers
- IP Portfolio Managers
- Patent Attorneys
- Copyright Lawyers
- Trademark Lawyers
- Risk and Compliance Officers
- In-house Counsel
- Private Companies
- Other Related/Interested Professionals
David is based in Norton Rose Fulbright's Los Angeles office. His practice is directed toward litigating, trying and successfully resolving patent, trade secret, and other intellectual property enforcement disputes. David has handled litigation in key jurisdictions across the country, including in the ITC, and post-grant proceedings in the United States Patent and Trademark Office. His practice is focused on claims involving complex technologies in the fields of communications, software, electronics, industrial automation, semiconductor devices, optics, and kinetic architecture and has involved products such as smartphones, automated material handling systems, digital televisions, application specific and general purpose processors, memory devices, power management systems, and display devices, including holographic displays.
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Method of Presentation:
General knowledge of intellectual property laws
NY Category of CLE Credit:
Areas of Professional Practice
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