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Online CLE PTAB Patent CLE

PTAB Patent Proceedings: Practical Tips and Strategies to Consider

Live Webcast Date: Tuesday, October 30, 2018 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm (ET)
CLE Intellectual Property LawRecording

Online CLE PTAB Patent

As trials on patent cases and appeals on patent application and reexamination decisions increase, Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) proceedings also continue to evolve. Stakeholders will need to stay abreast with the recent case developments and decisions along with the amendments and guidelines released by PTAB to ensure they are in the best position.

The Knowledge Group has assembled a panel of key thought leaders to provide the audience with an in-depth analysis of the changes to PTAB’s Patent Proceedings. This Webcast aims to help you avoid common red flags and give you practical tips and strategies in dealing with the evolving regulatory landscape.

This webcast will discuss the following key provisions:

  • The 2018 PTAB Patent Proceedings Landscape: Highlights
  • Significant PTAB Amendments in 2018
  • Recent Case Developments
  • Inter partes review  Proceedings
  • Practical Tips and Strategies
  • Common Red flags
  • What to Expect in 2019

Agenda

SEGMENT 1:
H. Annita Zhong, Of Counsel
Irell & Manella LLP
  • Patent Owner’s Strategy in light of SAS
    • A POPR or not? 
    • How many hands to reveal in POPR?
    • Strategic consideration if patent owner obtained a favorable institution decision
  • Effect of August Trial Practice Guide
    • Patent Owners now have the final words
    • Motion to Strike New Argument and Testimonial Evidence
    • Pre-hearing conference
  • Real Party In Interest Considerations in light of AIT

SEGMENT 2:
Teena-Ann V. Sankoorikal, Partner
Levine Lee LLP
  • First Time Is The Charm
    • Maximizing likelihood of institution
    • “Costs” of additional petitions
    • Overcoming earlier rejections
  • Litigation Considerations
    • Timing
    • Invalidity
    • Claim construction
    • Stays
  • The Second Time Around:  Strategies/Considerations For When A Petition Is Denied
    • Art
    • Experts
    • Potential alternatives
    • Impact on litigation
    • Issues with/pitfalls of multiple IPRs

Who Should Attend

  • Patent Licensing Attorneys
  • Patent Law Attorneys
  • Patent Prosecutors
  • Patent Consultants
  • Patent Litigators
  • Private Companies
  • Private Practitioners
  • Patentees
  • Other related and interested individuals

Online CLE PTAB Patent

SEGMENT 1:
H. Annita Zhong, Of Counsel
Irell & Manella LLP
  • Patent Owner’s Strategy in light of SAS
    • A POPR or not? 
    • How many hands to reveal in POPR?
    • Strategic consideration if patent owner obtained a favorable institution decision
  • Effect of August Trial Practice Guide
    • Patent Owners now have the final words
    • Motion to Strike New Argument and Testimonial Evidence
    • Pre-hearing conference
  • Real Party In Interest Considerations in light of AIT

SEGMENT 2:
Teena-Ann V. Sankoorikal, Partner
Levine Lee LLP
  • First Time Is The Charm
    • Maximizing likelihood of institution
    • “Costs” of additional petitions
    • Overcoming earlier rejections
  • Litigation Considerations
    • Timing
    • Invalidity
    • Claim construction
    • Stays
  • The Second Time Around:  Strategies/Considerations For When A Petition Is Denied
    • Art
    • Experts
    • Potential alternatives
    • Impact on litigation
    • Issues with/pitfalls of multiple IPRs

Online CLE PTAB Patent

Online CLE PTAB Patent

H. Annita ZhongOf CounselIrell & Manella LLP

H. Annita Zhong is of counsel in the Los Angeles office of Irell & Manella LLP. Her practice focuses on patent litigation and licensing. She has litigated patent-related cases before numerous federal and state courts, the International Trade Commission, arbitral panels and the USPTO's Patent Trial and Appeal Board ("PTAB"). She also regularly provides counseling regarding the exploration of patent portfolios. Dr. Zhong has experience with a broad spectrum of technologies including semiconductor fabrication and packaging, computer architecture, telecommunication hardware, digital signal processing, wireless communication, chemistry and materials.”

Online CLE PTAB Patent

Teena-Ann V. SankoorikalPartnerLevine Lee LLP

Teena-Ann V. Sankoorikal is a litigator who has handled many high-profile complex civil litigation and intellectual property disputes, including patent, trade secret, breach of contract, antitrust, copyright and other commercial matters. Over the course of her career, Ms. Sankoorikal has advised companies on a variety of matters and disputes, including Alarm.com, American Outdoor Brands, IBM, Qualcomm, Vannin Capital and Warner Brothers Records, among others. Prior to joining Levine Lee, Ms. Sankoorikal was a partner for ten years at Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP.

She has received numerous awards and honors, including: the National Diversity Council’s Multicultural Leadership Award of the TriState Area (2016); The Legal 500 United States’ recommendation for patent litigation work (2015); the Asian American Business Development Center’s “Outstanding 50 Asian Americans in Business” (2015); Leaders League Innovation – Technology & Intellectual Property Report recognition (2014 & 2015); as a “Rising Star” (2013) by both the New York Law Journal and the Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA); and as one of the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association’s “Best Lawyers Under 40” (2012).

Ms. Sankoorikal is a Fellow of the Yale Science & Engineering Association. She also serves on the Regional Board (New York) of CollegeSpring. She is a member of the Asian American Bar Association of New York (AABANY) and previously served on AABANY’s Board of Directors. Ms. Sankoorikal was named a 2015 Fellow of the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD).

Ms. Sankoorikal is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania Law School (Law Review, Editorial Board) and Yale University (B.S., cum laude (double major: Chemistry and Sociology)).

Online CLE PTAB Patent

Course Level:
   Intermediate

Advance Preparation:
   Print and review course materials

Method Of Presentation:
   On-demand Webcast

Prerequisite:
   General Knowledge of Intellectual Property Law

Course Code:
   147256

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.

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.

Irell & Manella LLP, based in Southern California, has a highly regarded IP litigation group. This group includes a team of registered patent attorneys who regularly participate in post-issuance proceedings. The group features a former Chief Administrative Law Judge of the Patent Trial and Appeal Board.

Website: https://www.irell.com/

Levine Lee LLP is a litigation-focused firm. We are dedicated to providing superior representation with integrity and creativity. Our partners gained extensive experience at some of the nation’s top public and private legal institutions, and they have sought out other highly skilled lawyers who share their philosophy.

Whether we are advocating in court or counseling privately, we work in cohesive teams of experienced lawyers. Our structure allows us to provide the highest levels of professional service rapidly and efficiently, in a manner aligned and customized to our clients' needs. As we frequently address complex disputes and crisis situations, we regularly appear in federal and state courts all over the country and provide counsel in investigations by the Department of Justice, the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority as well as by many other federal, state and local prosecutors and regulators. Additionally, we are called upon for internal investigations, special engagements and other matters of particular sensitivity, often where independent counsel is required.

Our successes have been profiled by numerous legal publications, including the National Law Journal, which has featured us twice on its Litigation Boutiques Hot List.

Website: www.levinelee.com

H. Annita Zhong is of counsel in the Los Angeles office of Irell & Manella LLP. Her practice focuses on patent litigation and licensing. She has litigated patent-related cases before numerous federal and state courts, the International Trade Commission, arbitral panels and the USPTO's Patent Trial and Appeal Board ("PTAB"). She also regularly provides counseling regarding the exploration of patent portfolios. Dr. Zhong has experience with a broad spectrum of technologies including semiconductor fabrication and packaging, computer architecture, telecommunication hardware, digital signal processing, wireless communication, chemistry and materials.”

Teena-Ann V. Sankoorikal is a litigator who has handled many high-profile complex civil litigation and intellectual property disputes, including patent, trade secret, breach of contract, antitrust, copyright and other commercial matters. Over the course of her career, Ms. Sankoorikal has advised companies on a variety of matters and disputes, including Alarm.com, American Outdoor Brands, IBM, Qualcomm, Vannin Capital and Warner Brothers Records, among others. Prior to joining Levine Lee, Ms. Sankoorikal was a partner for ten years at Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP.

She has received numerous awards and honors, including: the National Diversity Council’s Multicultural Leadership Award of the TriState Area (2016); The Legal 500 United States’ recommendation for patent litigation work (2015); the Asian American Business Development Center’s “Outstanding 50 Asian Americans in Business” (2015); Leaders League Innovation – Technology & Intellectual Property Report recognition (2014 & 2015); as a “Rising Star” (2013) by both the New York Law Journal and the Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA); and as one of the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association’s “Best Lawyers Under 40” (2012).

Ms. Sankoorikal is a Fellow of the Yale Science & Engineering Association. She also serves on the Regional Board (New York) of CollegeSpring. She is a member of the Asian American Bar Association of New York (AABANY) and previously served on AABANY’s Board of Directors. Ms. Sankoorikal was named a 2015 Fellow of the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD).

Ms. Sankoorikal is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania Law School (Law Review, Editorial Board) and Yale University (B.S., cum laude (double major: Chemistry and Sociology)).

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