Section 101 Patentable Subject Matter: American Axle, How We got Here, and Where Are We Going?
Recording Available: Friday, January 22, 2021
Issues on Section 101 patent eligibility have been significantly important, both for patent owners and defendants in patent litigations. With notable court decisions, such as American Axle, continuously raising the bar in this area of law, it is expected that developments under 35 U.S.C. § 101 will likely continue to bring complexity and challenges to inventors, owners, litigating parties, and applicants alike.
With these prevailing risks and challenges, it is important that they keep themselves abreast of the emerging regulatory developments and court rulings to ensure effective litigation strategies and successfully mitigate legal risks and pitfalls.
In this CLE Webcast, patent litigators Anthony Fuga (Holland & Knight LLP) and Pablo Hendler (Potomac Law Group) will explore recent litigation developments surrounding Section 101 patent eligibility and how the future will look like. As they delve into American Axle and other notable patent cases and court decisions, the speakers will also provide practical strategies in bringing out the best in patent litigations in today’s rapidly evolving legal climate.
Some of the major topics that will be covered in this course are:
- Section 101 Patent Eligibility: Legal Overview
- Trends and Updates
- American Axle and Other Notable Court Rulings
- Common Risks and Pitfalls
- Best Litigation Practices
Holland & Knight LLP
Potomac Law Group
Who Should Attend:
- Patent Lawyers and Consultants
- Patent Agents
- Intellectual Property Lawyers
- Patent Examiners
- Patent Applicants
Anthony Fuga is a Chicago intellectual property litigator and represents clients – plaintiffs or defendants – in all forms of IP disputes. Mr. Fuga represents clients in patent, trade secret, trademark, copyright and Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA) disputes. He has experience with a wide range of technologies from computer systems and software to mechanical devices, and he is well-versed in all aspects of the litigation process, including depositions, dispositive motions, experts, Markman and trial proceedings and appeals. Mr. Fuga has recently had several successful wins litigating Section 101, both at the district court and appellate level. He also serves as an editor and author for Holland & Knight's Section 101 Blog that features news and analysis concerning 35 U.S.C. § 101.
Anthony Fuga is a Chicago intellectual property litigator and represents clients – plaintiffs or defendants – in all forms of …
Pablo Hendler is a Partner in the Potomac Law Group’s Litigation, Intellectual Property, Patent, and Technology and IP Transactions Practices. The Potomac Law Group is a national, modern law firm comprised of attorneys with outstanding credentials including extensive professional experience. In that regard, Pablo is a Big Ten-educated (Michigan undergrad and Northwestern law) researcher, inventor and litigator. He has counseled clients for more than 25 years on intellectual property matters, particularly in the life sciences fields. His clients have consistently praised him as an "excellent lawyer" and a “sharpshooting” litigator, particularly for his "sterling" work in ANDA litigations. They are comforted by his "seen-and-done-it-all experience." Pablo is also actively involved in pro bono immigration work.
Pablo Hendler is a Partner in the Potomac Law Group’s Litigation, Intellectual Property, Patent, and Technology and IP Transactions Practices. …
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Experience in patent laws
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Areas of Professional Practice
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About Holland & Knight LLP
Holland & Knight is a global law firm with more than 1,300 lawyers and other professionals in 28 offices throughout the world. The firm’s lawyers provide representation in litigation, business, real estate and governmental law. Interdisciplinary practice groups and industry-based teams provide clients with access to attorneys throughout the firm, regardless of location. www.hklaw.com
About Potomac Law Group
Potomac Law Group is a modern, national law firm that is built on a simple premise: that companies of all sizes, across all industries, should have access to top-tier legal services without the premium price tag. Delivering this promise required a revolutionary change in the traditional business model. Potomac Law eliminated unnecessary extras—opulent offices, excessive expense accounts, and lavish summer associate programs—and focused our efforts on what ultimately matters: providing an elite group of legal professionals to serve our clients. Our attorneys are highly-experienced professionals that have excelled as partners, counsel, and senior associates at internationally-recognized law firms.
Our clients are a diverse set, spanning multiple industries and ranging in size, from Fortune 100 companies to early-stage start-ups. Their legal needs are often complex. We have the capabilities to address those needs, no matter how challenging.