TC Heartland Decision: Impact on Patent Litigation Landscape Explored

Broadcast Date: Wednesday, January 31, 2018 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm (ET)
protection of intellectual property
Jo Dale Carothers, Ph.D.
J. Christopher Carraway
Kim Schenk
Alex Harris


About Weintraub Tobin

With offices in Los Angeles, Newport Beach, Sacramento, San Diego, and San Francisco, Weintraub Tobin is an innovative provider of sophisticated legal services to dynamic businesses and business owners, as well as non-profits and individuals with litigation and business needs. For more information on the firm, visit


About Klarquist Sparkman, LLP

Klarquist is one of the oldest and largest full-service intellectual property firms in the Pacific Northwest. For more than 75 years, the firm has provided unparalleled technical legal services to innovative companies and prestigious institutions in the U.S. and overseas. The litigation team has secured victories in a wide variety of disputes in venues spanning the country, and has been one of the most successful in the nation in inter partes reviews. The patent prosecution practice serves all types of clients, from high-tech corporations and research universities to solo inventors. With more than 90% of our professionals having technical degrees, the firm has protected ideas in every area of modern technology. Recognized for an artisanal approach to the practice of intellectual property law, the firm is trusted by pioneering clients that stay with the firm for good. Klarquist: known for the clients we keep.SM


About Charles River Associates

Charles River Associates is a leading global consulting firm that offers economic, financial, and strategic expertise to major law firms, corporations, accounting firms, and governments around the world.

With proven skills in complex cases and exceptional strength in analytics, CRA consultants have provided astute guidance to clients in thousands of successful engagements. We offer litigation and regulatory support, business strategy and planning, market and demand forecasting, policy analysis, and risk management consulting.

Our success stems from the outstanding capabilities of our consultants, many of whom are recognized as experts in their respective fields; our close relationships with a select group of respected academic and industry experts; and from a corporate philosophy that stresses interdisciplinary collaboration and responsive service.

Headquartered in Boston, the firm has offices internationally.


About Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher is a recognized leader in representing companies ranging from start-up ventures and emerging growth companies to multinational corporations across all major industries, particularly technology, communications, manufacturing and consumer services. We also represent the investment community, including commercial and investment banks, partnerships, and individuals. Our offices and practice groups work together seamlessly to craft customized, cutting-edge deals for our clients.

Our corporate clients benefit from Gibson Dunn’s network of over 1,200 attorneys located in 20 offices in major cities in the United States and throughout the world. In the structuring, negotiation and execution of transactions, our corporate attorneys work closely with colleagues in other practice groups, including antitrust, tax, finance and executive compensation, all of which are vital to the success of complex corporate transactions. Our lawyers also handle every aspect of litigation, crisis management, data privacy and cybersecurity, regulatory law, business restructurings and reorganizations, intellectual property, employment and labor law, and have played key roles before regulatory bodies such as the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.