Kenneth R. Adamo - Partner

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Phone: +1 312-862-2671
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New York
Phone: +1 212-446-4839
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Professional Profile

Ken Adamo is a partner in the Intellectual Property group in Kirkland's Chicago and New York offices. His practice focuses on all areas of intellectual property law, particularly including patent, copyright, unfair competition, trade secrets, and related antitrust matters. Ken has extensive trial experience as lead counsel in jury and nonjury cases before state and federal courts and before the United States International Trade Commission, as well as ex parte and inter partes experience in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. He has had substantial experience as lead counsel in arbitrations and other alternative dispute resolution proceedings. He also actively practices before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, having appeared in 35 appeals to date.

In 2011, Ken was named to Intellectual Asset Management's IAM Patent Litigation 250 - The World's Leading Patent Litigators and ranked as a top attorney in the "Individuals - U.S. International Trade Commission," and as a Band 1 lawyer in "Individuals – Illinois" and "Individuals – National" categories. He was recognized as a "true leader and luminary trial lawyer" who is "sharp and extremely effective both in federal district court litigation and before the ITC." In 2012, in IAM's The World's Leading Patent Practitioners 1000, he was again named a top attorney in Individuals - US International Trade Commission, and was named to Gold Band Individuals - Litigation in Illinois. In 2013, he continued in the IAM 1000 publication as a Gold Band Individual - Litigation in Illinois and as a recommended attorney in "Individuals - US ITC"; being described as "a 'brash and bold winner' who secures superb results for clients." In 2014, Ken maintained those rankings, with IAM saying he’s a “Nationally renowned trial lawyer . . . [who] has a tremendous amount of energy and is a commanding presence in the courtroom.” The International Who's Who of Business Lawyers: Patent 2013 named him one of its Most Highly Regarded Individuals and called Ken "'unparalleled' in patent litigation." Who's Who Legal Patents 2014, again named him as one of its Most Highly Regarded Individuals, and said that  "the 'phenomenal' Kenneth Adamo… is widely acknowledged as a "frontrunner" of US patent litigation. He regularly appears as lead counsel before state and federal courts and before the International Trade Commission, and recently acted in high profile infringement cases for clients including IBM, Samsung…" The 2014 edition of Chambers USA, America's Leading Lawyers for Business ranked Ken in Band 1 in Illinois for the fourth consecutive year. He has been described by clients as an attorney who is "highly professional," "very responsive" and "very attentive." The 2013 edition praised Ken for his praised for his "great court skills." The 2012 edition of Chambers USA called Ken "an outstanding patent litigator." The 2011 edition described him as "very dynamic and great on patent litigation." Chambers Global, The World's Leading Lawyers for Business 2012, said Ken is "an outstanding patent litigator," while Chambers Global 2011 noted that Ken is "revered for his powerful courtroom presence." In 2010, Chambers ranked Ken as a Star Performer in Ohio and Band 1 in Texas, with clients remarking that he "has unparalleled stature as a patent litigator and is 'incredibly smart with a strong presence that makes him very persuasive to a judge and jury,'" as well as that he "enjoys national recognition for his IP practice, which encompasses patent, trademark and copyright issues." "He's got the energy, the eye for detail and the courtroom presence – he's just a superb trial lawyer." In 2014, Ken was named as Patent Litigation (Chicago) Lawyer of the Year by Best Lawyers. Managing Intellectual Property IP Stars United States 2014, noted that "[Ken] writes and lectures extensively on intellectual property and is widely praised for his thought leadership and track record serving as lead trial counsel in jurisdictions around the country."

Ken has written and lectured on many areas of intellectual property law including U.S. permanent injunction/eBay practice,  U.S. discovery practice (including e-discovery), International Trade Commission proceedings, cyberart, the doctrine of equivalents/prosecution history estoppel, exhaustion, internet jurisdiction, effects of non-U.S. adjudications on U.S. litigation, and AIA post-grant USPTO proceedings.

Major representations in intellectual property litigation as lead counsel include U.S. federal court and ITC cases for Accenture, American Honda Motors, Atofina, CMO-Innolux, Dell, Freescale Semiconductor/Motorola, Genencor, IBM, Koch Industries/Georgia-Pacific, Lenovo, MediaTek, Nestle, Nokia, Procter & Gamble, ON Semiconductor, Samsung, Sharp, TEL, Texas Instruments, TSMC, View Sonic and Xilinx.


Representative Matters

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Publications

The Price Of A Stay: Prior Art Estoppel, Intellectual Property Magazine, 61-64
(October 2014)

Muniauction has a moment in the Limelight, The Patent Lawyer, 25-22 (July/August 2014)

A New Indefinite Test, The Patent Lawyer, 45-47 (July/August 2014)

Motion to Amend: Focus on Detail or Face Denial, Intellectual Property Magazine, 67-70 (July/August 2014)

Sticks and Stones May Break My Bones: But Will Words Never Hurt Me?" The Patent Lawyer, 19-21 (May/June 2014)

Gaining The Benefit of an Earlier Filed Inter Partes Review by Applying the IPR Joinder Provisions Under the American Investments Act, NYIPLA Bulletin, 1, 4-6 (April/May 2014)

Stays of Parallel Related Patent Office Proceedings in View of a Later-Filed Inter Partes Review, The Patent Lawyer, 25-29 (Apr. 2014)

Lighting Rod: Supreme Court Likely (a review of the Federal Circuit’s decision in Lighting Ballast Control LLC v. Philips Elec. N. Am. Co.), Intellectual Property Magazine, 72-74 (Apr. 2014)

Survey of U.S. Court Decisions to Stay, Intellectual Property Magazine, 46-48 (Feb. 2014), Survey of U.S. Court Decisions to Stay Part 2; Where Stays Were Granted, Intellectual Property Magazine, 37-40 (Mar. 2014), Survey of U.S. Court Decisions to Stay Part 3: Opposing a Request to Stay, Intellectual Property Magazine, 47-49 (Apr. 2014), and Survey of U.S. District Court Decisions Addressing Requests to Stay a Case pending Resolution of an Inter Partes Review, NYIPLA Bulletin, 24-27 (Dec. 2013-Jan. 2014)

When is the Right Time to File an Inter Partes Review, Intellectual Property Magazine, 72-74 (Nov. 2013)

Questions Remain over Identifying ‘Real’ Parties-in-Interest, Intellectual Property Magazine, 56-59 (Oct. 2013)

Claim Scope Statements in U.S. Patent Office Litigation Proceedings, NYIPLA Bulletin (August/September 2013); ABA Intellectual Property Litigation Section Bulletin, Vol. 25, No. 1, pg. 2 (Fall 2013)

With a little help from my FRAND, Intellectual Property Magazine (July/August 2013)

Joined-up thinking, Intellectual Property Magazine (July/August 2013)

"Consistency on Claims," The Patent Lawyer, pg. 35 (May/June 2013)

The New AIA Joinder Rules - Much Ado About Nothing? The Patent Lawyer (January/February 2013)

Induced to Jointly Infringe, Intellectual Property Magazine (October 2012)

The US standard for pleading patent infringement, The Patent Lawyer (September/October 2012)

Rambo Revisited: Does Hardball Work, Kenneth R. Adamo and James G. Gilliland, AIPLA 2012 Mid-Winter Institute (January 24, 2012)

Developments in Claim Construction, 7th Annual Advanced Patent Law Institute, USPTO / George Mason Law School / UT Austin Law School, Alexandria VA (January 19-20, 2012)

Developments in Claim Construction, 16th Annual Advanced Patent Law Institute, UT Austin Law School, Austin TX (October 27-28, 2011)

Now it's clear: invalidity of a US patent must be proved by clear and convincing evidence, Intellectual Property Magazine (September 2011)

Therasense: Tightening the Standard for Inequitable Conduct; Too Much or Just Right? Intellectual Property Magazine (July/August 2011)

Willful Blindness, Not Just Deliberate Indifference Required to Show Infringement, Intellectual Property Magazine (July/August 2011)

Litigation - Savvy, Post-KSR Patent and Trademark Office Practice Considerations; Tips and "Tricks" on Trying a Chemical/Pharmaceutical/Biotech Case in That Same (Unsettled) Post-KSR World, Chemical Patent Practice Road Show: Prosecution and Litigation Strategies, AIPLA Roadshow (June 2011)

Contempt is Dead (KSM); Long Live Contempt (Tivo v. Echostar), Intellectual Property Magazine (June 2011)

U.S. Patent Litigation: A Year of Living Dangerously, Who's Who Legal (May 2011)

Overview of International Arbitration in the Intellectual Property Context, The Global Business Law Review Vol. 2, Issue 1 (Fall 2011)

International Arbitration: Practice and Modern Developments, "Overview of International Arbitration in the Intellectual Property Context," The 2011 Cleveland - Marshall Law School Global Business Symposium (April 2011)

Document Discovery in Patent Litigation, BNA, Patent Litigation Strategies Handbook, Third Edition (December 2010)

In the Matter of Certain Coaxial Cable Connectors: the U.S. International Trade Commission clarifies the domestic industry requirement in patent infringement actions, Intellectual Property Magazine (August 2010)

Machine–or-Transformation is a Useful and Important Clue, But Not The Sole Test, Intellectual Property Magazine (July 2010)

Forest Group, Inc. v. Bon Tool Co.: Opening the Floodgates For a New Wave Of Suits by Marking Trolls, AIPPE e-News, No. 12 (May 2010)

The Floodgates Have Opened For a Wave of Suits by Marking Trolls, Intellectual Property Magazine (May 2010)

Bilski and Biotech, Patent World, Issue 221 (April 2010)

Maintaining Leverage in Licensing Deals, Patent World, Issue 220 (March 2010)

Patent-Eligible Subject Matter Revisited: Tracking The Development of Business Method Patentability, Patent World, Issue 208 (December 2008 / January 2009)

Patented Methods Escape US Export Rule, Patent World, Issue 217 (November 2009)

Testing the Boundaries, Patent World, Issue 215 (September 2009)

The Curse of "Copying," 7 J. Marshall Rev. Intell. Prop. L. 296 (Winter 2008)

The Pancake Trials: Does Jurisdiction Matter?, Patent World, Issue 190 (Nov. 2008)

The Last Word, Patent World, Issue 185 (June 2008)

In Re Seagate: The Federal Circuit Overrules Underwater Devices and Narrows Privilege/Immunity Waiver, Patent World, Issue 179 (February 2008)

Royalties are Limited: US Patent Exhaustion Revived and Clarified, Patent World, Issue 188 (September 2008)

Who Owns The Patents Covering a Company's Technology?, Intellectual Property & Technology Law Journal, Vol. 20, No. 1 (January 2008)

Reining in Extraterritorial Effects, Patent World, Issue 195 (September 2007)

Degree of Flexibility, Patent World, Issue 194 (July/August 2007)

About Turn, Patent World, Issue 191 (April 2007)

Reigning Supreme, More Uniformity to Patent Laws, Patent World, Issue 190 (March 2007)

The Changing Global Landscape Requires Flexibility and Creativity in United States Patent Enforcement, Who's Who Legal, Patent (January 2007)

Reigning Supreme Over The U.S. Patent System, BNA's Patent Trademark & Copyright Journal Vol. 72, No. 1786, pp 550-552 (September 2006)

Document Discovery in Patent Litigation, BNA, Patent Litigation Strategies Handbook, Second Edition, Chapter 11, (December 2005)

Much Ado About Nothing: U.S. Claim Construction After Phillips v. AWH Corp., Patent World, Issue 176 (October 2005)

Section 1782 – A Powerful Tool For Obtaining Discovery to Assist Foreign Litigation, 33 AIPLA QJ 337 (Fall 2005)

Case Comments on Knorr-Bremse, Patent World, Issue 167 (November 2004)

Preserving Errors for Appeal in Patent Cases, The John Marshall Law School, Center for IP Law News Source, Winter 2004, Vol. V, No.1 ABA IPL Trial/Post-Trial Matters, Boston, MA (October 2004)

Case Comment on Intel v. Advanced Micro Devices, Patent World, Issue 165 (September 2004)

Festo's Final Curtain?, Patent World, Issue 159 (February 2004)

Preserving Errors for Appeal, Patent World, Issue 156 (October 2003)

Trying Your Case While Making Your Appellate Record, or How I Learned to Look over My Shoulder and Walk a Straight Line at the Same Time, The IP Litigator, Vol. 7 No. 2 (February 2001)

Survey of the Federal Circuit's Patent Law Decisions in 2000: Y2K in Review, 50 American University Law Review 1435 (2001)

U.S. Patent Litigation - Make Your Case And Your Record Without Losing Your (Judge And Jury) Audience, Patent World, Issue 124 (August 2000)

I Am What I Am, And I Mean What I Said: Rule 26(a)(2), Expert Reports And Patent Infringement Litigation, The John Marshall Law School, Center for IP Law News Source Vol. II, No. 3 (Summer 2000)

Using Prima Facie Bricks: How to Build Up/Tear Down A Basic Case Establishing Liability for Patent Infringement, Patent World, Issue 123 (June/July 2000)

Document Discovery in Patent Litigation, BNA, Patent Litigation Strategies Handbook, Chapter 11 (November 1999)

Alternative Dispute Resolution International Litigation Pending Legislation, The IP Litigator, Vol. 5, No. 5 (September/October 1999)

Interplay of Injunction and Discovery Proceedings with Arbitration, Patent World, Issue 115, (September 1999)

Now You Access It, (Maybe) Now You Don't: Concepts of Anticipation and Obviousness Based Upon Cyber Art, Patent World, Issue 114, (August 1999)

What's (§ 112 6/DOE) Equivalent To Particularly Pointing Out and Distinctly Claiming Under § 112, 2, Patent World, Issue 108 (December 1998/January 1999)

At Sidebar: Taking Jury Trials Into the 21st Century, The Federal Lawyer, Vol. 45, No. 2 (February 1998)

The Waiting At The (Patent) Bar Is Over - The United States Supreme Court Decides Hilton Davis, Patent World, Issue 92, (May 1997)

European Patent Litigation: the US Perspective, Managing Intellectual Property, Issue 68 (April 1997)

The Waiting At The (Patent) Bar Is Over - The United States Supreme Court Decides Hilton Davis, Federal Circuit Bar Journal, p. 343 (Winter 1996)

Reforming Jury Practice In Patent Cases: Suggestions Towards Learning to Love Using an Eighteenth Century System While Approaching the Twenty-First Century, The IP Litigator, Vol. 2, No. 4 (July/August 1996)

At Sidebar: Loser Pays, The Federal Lawyer, Vol. 43, No. 5 (June 1996)

So Be Good For Goodness Sake: Sanctions Under F.R.Civ.P. 11, Kent Press Publications, The Basics of Licensing and Licensing Law , New York, NY (March 1996)

Drafter's Dilemma: Means Plus Function and Guidelines and Hilton-Davis, Oh My!, 78 Journal of Patent and Trademark Office Society 367 (1996)

Reforming Jury Practice In Patent Cases: Suggestions Towards Learning to Love Using an Eighteenth Century System While Approaching the Twenty-First Century, 78 Journal of Patent and Trademark Office Society 345 (1996)

U.S. Pat. ________ Marks the Spot; 35 U.S.C. §§ 287, 292, the Patent Marking Rules, Patent World, Issues 101 and 102 (December 1995/January, February, 1996)

Effect of Foreign Litigation on U.S. Litigation, Special June Intellectual Property Law Conference, University of Baltimore Intellectual Property Law Journal, Volume 3, Number 1 (Fall 1995)

The Power of Suggestion (Teaching, Reason or Motivation) and Combined-Reference Obviousness, 76 Journal of Patent and Trademark Office Society 177 (March 1994)

The Best Mode Requirement in United States Patent Practice, The John Marshall Journal of Computer & Information Law , Vol. XII, No. 3, pp. 353-393 (October 1993)

The Power of Suggestion (Teaching, Reason or Motivation) and Combined-Reference Obviousness, Patent World, Issues 54 and 55, (July/August and September 1993)

Do The Means Justify the End - A Matter of Bond, Bowles, The Office and 35 U.S.C. § 112, ¶ 6, Patent World, Issues 48 and 49 (January/February 1993)

Do The Means Justify the End - A Matter of Bond, Bowles, The Office and 35 U.S.C. § 112, ¶ 6, 74 Journal of Patent and Trademark Office Society, 566 (August 1992)

The Double Standard - Bond, The Office, 35 U.S.C. § 112, ¶ 6, and Atlantic Thermoplastics Co., Federal Circuit Bar Journal, Vol. 2, No. 2, p. 137 (Summer 1992)

What's Better? What's Best? — The Best Mode Requirement in US Patent Practice, 73 Journal of Patent and Trademark Office Society 811 (November 1991)

What's Better? What's Best? — The Best Mode Requirement in US Patent Practice, Patent World, Issue 36 (October 1991)

Attorney Disqualification in United States Patent Litigation, Patent World, Issue 29 (February 1991)

Recent Developments in Inequitable Conduct / The (Statutory) Duty of Disclosure/'Fraud' on the P.T.O., 73 Journal of the Patent and Trademark Office Society 110 (February 1991)

Attorney Disqualification in Patent Litigation, Albany Law School, Journal of Science & Technology, Vol. 1, No. 1, p. 177 (1991)

Inequitable Conduct and Violation of the (Statutory) Duty of Disclosure: Recent Developments, Patent World, Issue 25 (September 1990)

The New and Improved Section 337 Investigation: The Intellectual Property Owner's Trade Based-Remedy, The Licensing Journal, Vol. 10, No. 6 (June/July 1990)

The New and Improved Section 337 Investigation: The Intellectual Property Owner's Trade Based-Remedy, Les Nouvelles, Vol. XXV, No. 1 (March 1990)

A Once Popular Misuse Doctrine Is Curtailed by New Federal Rule, Les Nouvelles (Journal of the Licensing Executives Society), Vol. XXIV, No. 3 (September 1989)

A Once Popular Misuse Doctrine Is Curtailed by New Federal Rule, The National Law Journal, Vol. 11, No. 35 (May 8, 1989)

Patent Infringement, Business Torts, Matthew Bender (1989)

Answered Questions: New Developments Regarding Inequitable Conduct and Violations of the (Statutory) Duty of Disclosure, 16 AIPLA Q.J. 182 (1988)

Checklist of Patent Causes of Action and Defenses, Intellectual Property Counseling and Litigation, Matthew Bender (1988)

An Overview of the Procedure of A Section 337 Investigation Before the United States International Trade Commission, The Merchandising Reporter, Vol. 6, No. 9 (October 1987)

The Troll Wars Are Not Over, Licensing Law and Business Report, Vol. 9, No. 5 (January-February 1987), No. 6 (March-April 1987)

Reissue Revisited: A Discussion of Certain Definites (Error and Intervening Rights) and Indefinites (Deceptive Intention, In re Clark and Cure), 31st Annual Conference On More Developments In Intellectual Property Law, The John Marshall Law School Center for Intellectual Property Law (February 1987) [4 Developments 461 (1987)]

Basic Motion Practice For The Accused Infringer, 15 AIPLA Q.J. 123 (1987)

Summary Judgment Motion Practice As A Tool of the Accused Infringer, 69 Journal Patent and Trademark Office Society 461 (1987)

The Use and Avoidance of Civil RICO In Challenges of Patent and Hybrid Licenses, Licensing Law and Business Report Vol 9 No 5 p 121-132 (1987)

Problems Connected with Acquisition, Licensing and Enforcement of Intellectual Property, 50 Albany Law Review 475 (Spring 1986)

The "Contested Case": The Forgotten Element of 35 U.S.C. Section 24, 68 Journal Patent and Trademark Office Society 448 (1986)

The Status of the Rules of Prohibited Conduct Before the Office: 'Violation of the Duty of Disclosure' Out of 'Inequitable Conduct' by 'Fraud', 68 Journal Patent and Trademark Office Society 193 (1986)

Civil RICO - The Interface With Intellectual Property, 56 Cleveland Bar Journal 160, 192 (1985)

Civil RICO - Are Patents Next?, 66 Journal Patent Office Society 185 (1984)

Patent Reexamination, 58 Chicago Kent Law Review 59 (1981)

Reexamination - To What Avail? An Overview, 63 Journal Patent Office Society 616 (1981)


Seminars

Patent Litigation - Views From The Bench, Patent Litigation Seminar, Practising Law Institute, Chicago IL (October 6-7, 2014)

"Determining Freedom to Operate Under US Patents"; "Highlighting Disputes & Infringement Issues that May Impact Your FTO"; "Patent Validity Under the AIA"; "Major United States Supreme Court Decisions Concerning Patent Law 2014," IBC IP Law Summer School 2014, Downing College, Cambridge UK (August 18-22, 2014)

Administrative Challenge to US Patents, 40th Annual Intellectual Property Law Summer Institute, Grand Hotel, Mackinac Island MI (July 17-19, 2014)

Principles of Patent Litigation: AIA Key Recent Changes, Federal Judicial Center Patent Litigation Seminar, Menlo Park CA (June 30-July 1, 2014)

Helping Jurors in Patent Cases, Federal Judicial Center Patent Litigation Seminar, Menlo Park CA (June 30-July 1, 2014)

USPTO Post-Grant Review Proceedings: Lessons Learned, Questions Pending and Strategic Considerations, 21st Annual Technology & Law Seminar, K&E LLP, Chicago (May 20, 2014)

US Patent Litigation After The America Invents Act, IBC International Patent Litigation 2013, London UK (Dec. 10 - 11, 2013)

Developments in Claim Construction, UT Austin Advanced Patent Law Seminar (Oct. 31 - Nov. 1, 2013)

“Determining Freedom to Operate Under US Patents”; “Highlighting Disputes & Infringement Issues that May Impact Your FTO”; “Patent Validity Under the AIA”, IP Law Summer School 2013, Downing College, Cambridge UK (August 19 - 25, 2013)

The America Invents Act and USPTO Post Grant Review, Dow / Dow Corning Presentation, Midland, Michigan (May 29, 2013)

Trial Judge Responsibilities During a US Jury Trial in IP Matters, JIPA Presentation, Osaka, Japan (May 23, 2013)

Relief in IP Proceedings Other than Injunctions or Damages, AIPLA 2013 Spring Meeting, Seattle, WA (May 1, 2013)

Helping Jurors in Patent Cases, Federal Judicial Center Patent Litigation Seminar, Charleston, SC (April 23-24, 2013)

Principles of Patent Litigation: AIA Key Recent Changes, Federal Judicial Center Patent Litigation Seminar, Charleston, SC (April 23-24, 2013)

The (FRAND) Game's Afoot in United States District Courts and the USITC, 21st Annual Intellectual Property Law & Policy Conference, Fordham Law School, New York, NY (April 4-5, 2013)

IPO Chat Channel Webinar, Who Gets The Last Word? Litigation and Post-grant Proceeding Strategy after In Re Baxter (December 6, 2012)

Developments in Claim Construction, 17th Annual Advanced Patent Law Institute, UT Austin Law School, Austin, TX (November 1-2, 2012)

AIPPI 43d World Intellectual Property Congress, Seoul, Korea, Workshop I: IP Infringement and International Forum Shopping (October 20-23, 2012)

12th Annual IP Summer School, Downing College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, UK, International Panels, U.S. Freedom to Operate/Patent Infringement and Invalidity (August 13-17, 2012)

Kirkland & Ellis LLP Taiwan Seminars, Hsinchu, Taiwan/Taipei, Taiwan, "American Invents Act: The After-Effect on Business and Patent Litigation" (April 23-24, 2012)

American Bar Association Section of Intellectual Property Law Conference, Arlington, Virginia,"Best Practices in IP Mediation" (March 30, 2012)

AIPLA 2012 Mid-Winter Institute, Las Vegas, NV, "Managing 'Adverse' Relationships: The Role of Civility in Advocacy" (January 23-26, 2012)

7th Annual Advanced Patent Law Institute, USPTO / George Mason Law School / UT Austin Law School, Alexandria, VA, "Developments in Claim Construction" (January 19-20, 2012)

16th Annual Advanced Patent Law Institute, UT Austin Law School, Austin, TX, "Developments in Claim Construction" (October 27-28, 2011)

IPO Chat Channel Webinar, The Use of Reexamination in Patent Litigation: Admissibility, Deference, and Stays (August 25, 2011)

Litigation-Savvy, Post-KSR Patent and Trademark Office Practice Considerations; Tips and "Tricks" on Trying a Chemical/Pharmaceutical/Biotech Case in That Same (Unsettled) Post-KSR World, Chemical Patent Practice Road Show: Prosecution and Litigation Strategies, AIPLA Roadshow, Chicago, IL (June 2011)

Markman/Claim Construction in Parallel Litigation and Reexamination - Who's Construction Governs?, 6th Annual Advanced Patent Law Institute, Alexandria, Virginia (January 2011)

Current Developments in Claim Construction, 15th Annual Advanced Patent Law Institute, University of Texas School of Law Austin, Texas (October 2010)

USITC Practice, Intellectual Property Owners Association® 2010 Annual Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia (September 2010)

Determining Freedom to Operate Under U.S. Patents, 10th Annual IP Law Summer School, Cambridge, UK (August 2010)

False Marking, 35 USC § 292, Association of Corporate Patent Counsel, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, (June 2010)

Litigating Biotech / Pharma Patents in the US Courts: Recent Developments, IBC Biotech & Pharmaceutical Patenting Conference, Munich (February 2010)

Inequitable Conduct: Alive, Struggling, Despite Death Threats . . . What Happens Next?, 5th Annual Advanced Patent Law Institute, Alexandria, Virginia (January 2010)

Licensing In the Wake of the Supreme Court's Decision in eBay v. MercExchange, 547 U.S. 388 (2006): How Can Non-Practicing Entities Maintain Leverage?, AIPLA Mid-Winter Meeting, La Quinta, California (January 2010)

International Panel: Compare and Contrast the Crucial Issues in Determining Whether to Litigate, Including Recovery of Damages and Costs, JIPA Patent Jury Trials Seminar, Washington, DC (November 2009)

International Panel: Compare and Contrast the Crucial Issues in Determining Choice of Jurisdictions, JIPA Patent Jury Trials Seminar, Washington, DC (November 2009)

The Dynamics of A Patent Jury Trial, JIPA Patent Jury Trials Seminar, Washington, DC (November 2009)

Patent Jury Trials, JIPA Patent Jury Trials Seminar, Washington, DC (November 2009)

Determining Freedom to Operate Under U.S. Patents, 9th Annual IP Law Summer School, Cambridge UK (August 2009)

Highlighting the Disputes and Infringements Issues That May Impact Your FTO, 9th Annual IP Law Summer School, Cambridge UK (August 2009)

Patent Realities & Myths – Best Practices of Corporations That Are Potential Defendants, IPO Realities & Myths in Patent Litigation Today Conference, Washington, D.C. (May 2009)

The Thirty Years (of) War: Things To Do/Not To Do in Trying a Patent Case, Advanced Patent Law Institute, Santa Clara, California (December 2008)

Current Developments in Claim Construction, 4th Annual Advanced Patent Law Institute, Alexandria, Virginia (November 2008)

Current Developments in Claim Construction, IBM In-House CLE, Armonk, New York (November 2008)

Current Developments in Claim Construction, 2008 Advanced Patent Law Institute, Austin, TX (October 2008)

The Third Annual BNA/ABA Section of IP Patent Law Conference, Arlington, Virginia, October 2008

The Rest of the Story (Puddleburgers), 41st Congress of the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property Boston (September 2008)

Highlighting the Disputes and Infringements Issues That May Impact Your FTO, IBC Annual IP Law Summer School, Cambridge, UK (August 2008)

Determining Freedom to Operate Under U.S. Patents, C5 5th International FTO Forum, London (June 2008)

Highlighting the Disputes and Infringements Issues That May Impact Your FTO, C5 5th International FTO Forum, London (June 2008)

Fundamentals of Patent Law, ABA IPL Mid-Year Meeting, Los Angeles (February 2008)

Implications of Recent Supreme Court Decisions on Intellectual Property, PWC Leadership Forum, Dana Point, California (February 2008)

Current Developments in Claim Construction, 2008 Advanced Patent Law Institute, Alexandria, Virginia (January 2008)

Dealing With Patent Trolls In The United States: Pre-emptive and Response Strategies For The Targeted Company, IBC 2007 Patent Trolls Seminar, London (December 2007)

Degree of Flexibility, Japan Intellectual Property Association US Patent Law Seminar, Osaka, Japan (December 2007)

In Re Seagate: The Federal Circuit Overrules Underwater Devices and Narrows Privilege/Immunity Waiver, Japan Intellectual Property Association US Patent Law Seminar, Osaka, Japan (December 2007)

Reining in Extraterritorial Effects, Japan Intellectual Property Association US Patent Law Seminar, Osaka, Japan (December 2007)

Reigning Supreme, More Uniformity to Patent Laws, Japan Intellectual Property Association US Patent Law Seminar, Osaka, Japan (December 2007)

Who Owns The Patents Covering a Company's Technology?, Japan Intellectual Property Association US Patent Law Seminar, Osaka, Japan (December 2007)

Compare and Contrast the Crucial Issues in Determining Whether to Litigate, Including Recovery of Damages and Costs, Japan Intellectual Property Association Patent Jury Trials Seminar, Washington, DC (November 2007)

Patent Jury Trials, Japan Intellectual Property Association Seminar, Japan Intellectual Property Association Seminar, Washington D.C. (November 2007)

The Dynamics of A Patent Jury Trial, Japan Intellectual Property Association Patent Jury Trials Seminar, Washington, DC (November 2007)

Drafting, Prosecuting & Litigating US Patents, Legal IQ's Drafting, Prosecuting & Litigating US Patents Seminar, London (September 2007)

United States Freedom To Operate: What Are the Risks of Infringement?, IBC 7th Annual IP Summer School, Cambridge UK (August 2007)

What Happens if You Get Your Assessment Wrong: The View From Europe And The U.S., C5 International FTO Forum, London (March 2007)

Permanent Injunctions After eBay, IPO Damages & Litigation Committees Conference, Washington (March 2007)

Controlling Costs and Managing Executive Expectations, ACI In-House Counsel Summit on Managing & Settling Corporate Patent Litigation, New York City (March 2007)

Determining Freedom to Operate Under U.S. Patents, C5 International FTO Forum, London (March 2007)

eBay v. MercExchange, The Troll Wars Are Not Over, C5 Communications and Software Patents Seminar, London (January 2007)

You Invest Your Money, You Take Your Chances: What's Willful, What's Not?, C5 Communications and Software Patents Seminar, London (January 2007)

What the Troll's Tolls Are Likely To Be; Pre-Emptive and Response Strategies For the Targeted Company, C5 Communications and Software Patents Seminar, London (January 2007)

Reigning Supreme Over the U.S. Patent System, Patent Licensing Conference, Toronto, Ontario (December 2006)

You Invest Your Money, You Take Your Chances: What's Willful, What's Not?, IBC Patent Trolls Seminar, London (December 2006)

What the Troll's Tolls Are Likely To Be; Pre-Emptive and Response Strategies For the Targeted Company, IBC Patent Trolls Seminar, London (December 2006)

eBay v. MercExchange, The Troll Wars Are Not Over, IBC Patent Trolls Seminar, London (December 2006)

Current Developments in Claim Construction, 2006 Advanced Patent Law Institute, Alexandria, Virginia (November 2006)

You Invest Your Money, You Take Your Chances: What's Willful, What's Not?, BNA's Patent Litigation Strategies Update, Washington, DC (November 2006)

Determining Freedom to Operate Under U.S. Patents, C5 European FTO Congress, Munich (November 2006)

What Happens if You Get Your Assessment Wrong: The View From Europe And The U.S., C5 European FTO Congress, Munich (November 2006)

Current Developments in Claim Construction, 11th Annual Advanced Patent Law Institute, Austin, Texas (October 2006)

Evidence Gathering Mechanisms in the United States, AIPLA Annual Meeting, Washington, DC (October 2006)

Patent Litigation Recent Developments: Year in Review, IPO Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois (September 2006)

Patent Law Developments, All Ohio Annual Institute on Intellectual Property, Cleveland and Cincinnati, Ohio (September 2006)

Other Key Developments Emerging From the US – Bringing the US in Line with Europe, C5 15th Annual International Patent Litigation, London (September 2006)

eBay v. MercExchange, The Troll Wars Are Not Over, IPO Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois (September 2006)

Determining Freedom to Operate Under U.S. Patents, IBC 6th Annual IP Summer School, Cambridge UK (August 2006)

United States Freedom To Operate: What Are the Risks of Infringement?, IBC 6th Annual IP Summer School, Cambridge UK (August 2006)

Determining Freedom to Operate Under U.S. Patents, C5 Freedom to Operate Conference, London (July 2006)

What Happens if You Get Your Assessment Wrong: The View From Europe And The U.S., C5 Freedom to Operate Conference, Panel Discussion, London (July 2006)

Patent Litigation Recent Developments: Year in Review, Los Angeles Intellectual Property Law Association and San Francisco Intellectual Property Law Association, Henderson, Nevada (May 2006)

Internet E-Commerce and The U.S. Patent System: Friend Or Foe?, Cincinnati Bar Association Internet E-Commerce & Computer Law Seminar, Cincinnati, Ohio (April 2006)

Patent Law Reform, 8th Annual Richard C. Sughrue Symposium on IP Law and Policy, University of Akron Law School, Akron, Ohio (March 2006)

Complex Patent Litigation Trial Tips and Insights, ABA IPL National CLE Conference, Aspen, Colorado (January 2006)

How To Identify Patent Infringers Under U.S. Law, 3rd Annual Biotech and Pharmaceutical Patenting Conference, Paris (January 2006)

Claim Construction, 10th Annual Advanced Patent Law Institute, San Jose, California (December 2005)

Determining Freedom to Operate Under U.S. Patents, The European IP Summit 2005, London (November 2005)

Settlement, Mediation and Arbitration, LSI Pre & Early Stage Patent Litigation Seminar, Atlanta, Georgia (November 2005)

Compare and Contrast the Crucial Issues in Determining Whether to Litigate, Including Recovery of Damages and Costs, Japan Intellectual Property Association Seminar, Washington D.C. (October 2005)

Using Prima Facie Bricks: How to Build Up/Tear Down A Basic Case Establishing Liability for Patent Infringement, Japan Intellectual Property Association Seminar, Washington D.C. (October 2005)

Patent Jury Trials, Japan Intellectual Property Association Seminar, Washington D.C. (October 2005)

Claim Construction, 10th Annual Advanced Patent Law Institute, Austin, Texas (October 2005)

Welcome, My Friends, To The Show That Never Ends — Make Your Case And Your Record without Losing Your (Judge and Jury) Audience, Japan Intellectual Property Association Seminar, Washington D.C. (October 2005)

Much Ado About Nothing: U.S. Claim Construction After Phillips v. AWH Corp., 15th All Ohio Annual Institute on Intellectual Property, Cleveland and Cincinnati, Ohio (September 2005)

Claim Construction in United States Patent Litigation: Markman Proceedings, 14th Annual International Patent Litigation Conference, London (September 2005)

Get On Your Marks, Get Set, Go; or And Just How Are We Going to Effect Markman Construction in This Matter, Counsel?, 14th Annual International Patent Litigation Conference, London (September 2005)

Make A Trial Lawyer Happy, 14th Annual International Patent Litigation Conference, London (September 2005)

Much Ado About Nothing: U.S. Claim Construction After Phillips v. AWH Corp., 14th Annual International Patent Litigation Conference, London (September 2005)

Claim Construction, ABA Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois (August 2005)

United States Freedom To Operate: What Are the Risks of Infringement?, IBC 5th Annual IP Summer School, Cambridge UK (August 2005)

The Thirty Years (of) War: Things To Do/Not To Do in Trying a Patent Case, State Bar of Texas Annual Meeting, Dallas, Texas (June 2005)

The Thirty Years (of) War: Things To Do/Not To Do in Trying a Patent Case, ABA IPL Section 20th Annual IPL Conference, Arlington, Virginia (April 2005)

Getting To Grips With Non-Literal Patent Infringement Under Festo: The Doctrine Of Equivalents and Prosecution History Estoppel: The U.S. Way, IBC 2nd Annual Conference Biotech and Pharmaceutical Patenting, London (January 2005)

Claim Construction, UT School of Law, 9th Annual Patent Law Institute, San Jose, CA (December 2004)

Mock Markman Hearing: Patent Holder and defendant's perspective on planning, preparing and presenting, Law Seminars International, Pre & Early Stage Patent Litigation, Atlanta, GA (December 2004)

Welcome, My Friends, To The Show That Never Ends — Make Your Case And Your Record without Losing Your (Judge and Jury) Audience, The European IP Summit 2005, London, (November 2005)

Back to the Future: Festo, Equivalents and Presumptive Prosecution History Estoppel, EuroLegal US Patent Litigation Conference, London (October 2004)

Cross-border Discovery, Including Privilege in Europe and U.S. Discovery, European Patent Lawyers Association, General Assembly and Congress, Brussels (October 2004)

Claim Construction, UT School of Law, 9th Annual Patent Law Institute, Austin, TX (October 2004)

Basics of U.S. Patent Litigation, PESI, LLC, Ohio Intellectual Property Law, Beachwood, Ohio (September 2004)

Getting To Grips With Non-Literal Patent Infringement Under Festo: The Doctrine Of Equivalents and Prosecution History Estoppel: The U.S. Way, EuroLegal's 13th Annual IP Litigation Seminar, London (September 2004)

Changing IP Trends in the U.S., Nokia IPR Training Program, Porvoo, Finland (September 2004)

Come One, Come All: U.S. Discovery Availability for Use in Non-U.S. Proceedings, PESI, LLC, Ohio Intellectual Property Law, Beachwood, Ohio (September 2004)

Getting To Grips With Non-Literal Patent Infringement Under Festo: The Doctrine Of Equivalents and Prosecution History Estoppel: The U.S. Way, IBC 4th Annual IP Law Summer School, Cambridge, UK (August 2004)

Litigating Successfully at Patent Expiry in Europe and the United States, EuroLegal Pharmaceutical Patent Life Cycles, London (July 2004)

Preserving Errors for Appeal, Dallas Bar Association IP Committee Meeting, Dallas, Texas (June 2004)

Compare and Contrast the Crucial Issues in Determining Whether to Litigate, Including Recovery of Damages and Costs, IBC International Patent Disputes, Brussels (June 2004)

Claim Construction, UT School of Law and The Berkeley Center for Law & Technology 4th Annual Advanced Patent Law Institute, San Jose, CA (December 2003)

Non-Literal Patent Infringement: Figuring Festo : Ruminations While Waiting for Godot (Or The Federal Circuit's En Banc Decision on Remand, Whichever Comes First), PLI 9th Annual Institute for Intellectual Property, San Francisco (November 2003)

Past, Present and Future of the Federal Circuit, 2nd Annual Law, Technology & the Arts Symposium, Cleveland, Ohio (November 2003)

Claim Construction, UT School of Law, 8th Annual Patent Law Institute, Austin, TX (October 2003)

Welcome, My Friends, To The Show That Never Ends — Make Your Case And Your Record without Losing Your (Judge and Jury) Audience, JIPA Training Seminar, Washington D.C. (October 2003)

Using Prima Facie Bricks: How to Build Up/Tear Down A Basic Case Establishing Liability for Patent Infringement, JIPA Training Seminar, Washington D.C. (October 2003)

Non-Literal Patent Infringement: Figuring Festo : Ruminations While Waiting for Godot (Or The Federal Circuit's En Banc Decision on Remand, Whichever Comes First), PLI 9th Annual Institute for Intellectual Property, New York City (September 2003)

Non-Literal Patent Infringement: Figuring Festo: Ruminations While Waiting for Godot (Or The Federal Circuit's En Banc Decision on Remand, Whichever Comes First, IBC IP Law Summer School, Cambridge, UK (August 2003)

A Texas Dilemma: The Brave New (Texas Digital) World of Claim Construction, State Bar of Texas Annual Meeting, Intellectual Property Law Section, Houston, Texas (June 2003)

Welcome, My Friends, To The Show That Never Ends — Make Your Case And Your Record without Losing Your (Judge and Jury) Audience, AIPLA Advanced Copyright/Trademark Practice, Philadelphia, PA (June 2003)

International Panel: Compare and Contrast the Crucial Issues in Determining Choice of Jurisdictions, IBC International Patent Disputes, London (June 2003)

Welcome, My Friends, To The Show That Never Ends — Make Your Case And Your Record without Losing Your (Judge and Jury) Audience, AIPLA Advanced Copyright/Trademark Practice, Minneapolis, MN (June 2003)

Welcome, My Friends, To The Show That Never Ends — Make Your Case And Your Record without Losing Your (Judge and Jury) Audience, AIPLA Advanced Copyright/Trademark Practice, San Diego, CA (June 2003)

Effective Communication in the Courtroom – Positioning Your Case For a Win, 2003 PricewaterhouseCoopers Leadership Forum, Phoenix, Arizona (February 2003)

Claim Construction, UT School of Law and The Berkeley Center for Law & Technology 3rd Annual Advanced Patent Law Institute, San Jose, CA (December 2002)

Back to the Future: Festo, Equivalents and Presumptive Prosecution History Estoppel, PLI's 8th Annual Institute for IP Law, San Jose, California (November 2002)

Use of Demonstrative Evidence in Patent Litigation, PLI Patent Litigation 2002, Alexandria, Virginia (November 2002)

Get On Your Marks, Get Set, Go; or And Just How Are We Going to Effect Markman Construction in This Matter, Counsel?, EuroLegal, The Essential Guide for Europeans Litigating Patents in the U.S.A., London (October 2002)

How Long Does U.S. Litigation Take?, EuroLegal, The Essential Guide for Europeans Litigating Patents in the U.S.A., London (October 2002)

Claim Construction, UT School of Law, 7th Annual Patent Law Institute, Austin, TX (October 2002)

Preserving Errors for Appeal, AIPLA Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C. (October 2002)

Back to the Future: Festo, Equivalents and Presumptive Prosecution History Estoppel, PLI's 8th Annual Institute for IP Law, New York City (September 2002)

Back to Basics Novelty and Technical Character in Patents 2002, IPL Summer School, Cambridge UK (August 2002)

Back to the Future: Festo, Equivalents and Presumptive Prosecution History Estoppel, IPL Summer School, Cambridge UK (August 2002)

Novelty and Utility in the United States, IPL Summer School, Cambridge UK (August 2002)

How are You Going to Sustain (or Beat) That Verdict or Judgment? Getting Ready in the Trial Court For the Twelve Wise Women and Men, Federal Circuit Bar Association 4th Bench and Bar Conference, San Diego (June 2002)

Welcome, My Friends, To The Show That Never Ends — Make Your Case And Your Record without Losing Your (Judge and Jury) Audience, Federal Circuit Bar Association 4th Bench and Bar Conference, San Diego (June 2002)

How are You Going to Sustain (or Beat) That Verdict or Judgment? Getting Ready in the Trial Court For the Twelve Wise Women and Men, ABA IPL Section Spring CLE Seminar 17th Annual IPL Conference, Washington, D.C. (April 2002)

International Panel: Compare and Contrast the Crucial Issues in Determining Choice of Jurisdictions, EF Legal International Patent Litigation, London (April 2002)

Back to Basics Novelty and Technical Character in Patents, AIPPI Helsinki Symposium, Helsinki Finland (March 2002)

Factors Involved in Choosing Administered or Ad Hoc Arbitration, and Selecting the Case Administrator, University of Akron School of Law Symposium of Intellectual Property Law and Policy, Akron, Ohio (March 2002)

How To Identify Patent Infringers Under U.S. Law, IBC Global Conferences 2nd Annual International Trademark Enforcement Conference, London (January 2002)

Claim Construction, UT School of Law, 6th Annual Patent Law Institute, San Jose CA (December 2001)

Get On Your Marks, Get Set, Go; Or And Just How Are We Going To Effect Markman Construction In This Matter, Counsel?, PLI Seventh Annual Institute for Intellectual Property Law, San Francisco, CA (November 2001)

Claim Construction, UT School of Law, 6th Annual Patent Law Institute, Austin, TX (November 2001)

Get On Your Marks, Get Set, Go; Or And Just How Are We Going To Effect Markman Construction In This Matter, Counsel?, PLI Seventh Annual Institute for Intellectual Property Law, New York, NY (November 2001)

I Am What I Am, And I Mean What I Said: Rule 26(a)(2), Expert Reports And Patent Infringement Litigation, UT School of Law, 6th Annual Patent Law Institute, Austin, TX (November 2001)

Effective Strategies and Inevitable Traps While Prosecuting and Litigating Patents In View of The Festo and Other Federal Circuit Decisions, And the Recent Grant of Certiorari In Festo, Center for American and International Law, Dallas TX (November 2001)

Use of Demonstrative Evidence in Patent Litigation, PLI Patent Litigation 2001, Atlanta, Georgia (October 2001)

Now Where Do We Go With This Festo?, Iowa Intellectual Property Law Association, CLE Seminar, Des Moines, IA (October 2001)

Review of Recent International Case Law on Non-Literal Patent Infringement - Comparative Study, IBC UK Conference, Limited IP Law Summer School 2001, Cambridge UK (September 2001)

Get On Your Marks, Get Set, Go; Or And Just How Are We Going To Effect Markman Construction In This Matter, Counsel?, PLI How To Prepare and Conduct Markman Hearings, New York, NY (July 2001)

U.S. Anti-Cybersquatting Legislation and Enforcement, IBC UK Conferences, International Law Conference, Dublin, Ireland (May 2001)

International Panel: Compare and Contrast the Crucial Issues in Determining Choice of Jurisdictions, EF Legal International Patent Litigation, London, England (April 2001)

U.S. Patent Litigation - Make Your Case And Your Record Without Losing Your (Judge And Jury) Audience, AIPPI Congress, Workshop VII, Melbourne, Australia (March 2001)

International Panel: Compare and Contrast the Crucial Issues in Determining Choice of Jurisdictions, AIPPI Congress Workshop VII, Melbourne, Australia (March 2001)

Current Practice in Exploiting and Enforcing United States Patents, Euroforum Conference: New Developments in U.S. Patent Law, London (February 2001)

International Exhaustion of Intellectual Property Rights Under United States Law and Precedent, IBC UK Limited European and International Aspects of IP Conference, London (January 2001)

Recent Developments in U.S. Trademark Enforcement, IBC UK Conferences: International Trade Mark Conference, London, England (January 2001)

Antitrust Considerations in Acquisitions, Standards Setting, Essential Facilities, Intellectual Property Owners Association Annual Meeting, Dallas, TX (November 2000)

Get On Your Marks, Get Set, Go; Or And Just How Are We Going To Effect Markman Construction In This Matter, Counsel?, PLI Sixth Annual Institute for Intellectual Property Law, San Francisco, CA (November 2000)

Business Considerations In Patent Litigation; Working With In-House General and Patent Counsel, The Sedona Conference, Patent Litigation, Sedona, AZ (November 2000)

Here We Go Again: New (Supplemental) Guidelines, New Precedential Rules for § 112, ¶ 6 Claim Elements, University of Texas School of Law and The Berkeley Center for Law & Technology, University of California at Berkeley, School of Law (Boalt Hall), Austin, TX (November 2000)

Prosecuting Utility Patents In The Region of Chaos: More Problems and Solutions, University of Texas School of Law and The Berkeley Center for Law & Technology, University of California at Berkeley, School of Law (Boalt Hall), Austin, TX (November 2000)

Current Practice in Exploiting and Enforcing United States Patents, DFWIPLA, Fall Intellectual Property Law Seminar, Dallas, TX (October 2000)

Get On Your Marks, Get Set, Go; Or And Just How Are We Going To Effect Markman Construction In This Matter, Counsel?, PLI Practicing Law Institute, Atlanta, GA (October 2000)

Current Practice in Exploiting and Enforcing United States Patents, DFWIPLA, Fall Intellectual Property Law Seminar, Dallas, TX (October 2000)

Here We Go Again: New (Supplemental) Guidelines, New Precedential Rules for § 112, ¶ 6 Claim Elements, National Council of Intellectual Property Law Associations, Akron, OH (September 2000)

Get On Your Marks, Get Set, Go; Or And Just How Are We Going To Effect Markman Construction In This Matter, Counsel?, PLI Sixth Annual Institute for Intellectual Property Law, New York, NY (September 2000)

Current Practice in Exploiting and Enforcing United States Patents, Euroforum Conference: New Developments in U.S. Patent Law, London (July 2000)

Prosecuting Utility Patents In The Region of Chaos: More Problems and Solutions, 10th All Ohio Annual Institute on IP, Cleveland/Cincinnati, OH (September 2000)

Enforcement Of Trademark Rights On The Internet: What Tools Are In The Toolbox?, INTA 2000 Annual Meeting, Denver, Colorado (April 2000)

I Am What I Am, And I Mean What I Said: Rule 26(a)(2), Expert Reports And Patent Infringement Litigation, State Bar of Texas, 13th Annual IPL Course, San Antonio, TX (March 2000)

International Panel: Compare and Contrast the Crucial Issues in Determining Choice of Jurisdictions, Tenth Euroforum Conference on International Patent Litigation, London (March 2000)

Patenting Software And Business Methods, University of Akron, School of Law, Second Annual Conference on Intellectual Property Law and Policy, Akron, OH (March 2000)

Enforcement Of Trademark Rights On The Internet: What Tools Are In The Toolbox?, Rochester Intellectual Property Law Association, Rochester, NY (February 2000)

Current Practice in Exploiting and Enforcing United States Patents, Euroforum Conference: New Developments in U.S. Patent Law, London (February 2000)

Federal Circuit Review, DuPont CLE Patent Seminar, Wilmington, DE (October 1999)

Section 112, ¶ 6 Means Plus Function Elements — Still Dazed And Confused, Or Is There Light In This Tunnel?, Third DFWIPLA Fall Intellectual Property Law Seminar, Dallas, Texas (October 1999)

Section 112, ¶ 6 Means Plus Function Elements — Still Dazed And Confused, Or Is There Light In This Tunnel?, National Counsel of Intellectual Property Law Associations, Akron, Ohio (September 1999)

Now You Access It, (Maybe) Now You Don't: Concepts Of Anticipation And Obviousness Based Upon Cyber Art, ACCA Conference, Rome, Italy (September 1999)

State Street Bank: Its Impact On The Business of Doing Business, Insight Information Seminar, New York, New York (June 1999)

Internet Jurisdictional Issues In Intellectual Property Litigation, Toronto Patent & Trademark Group, Niagara-On-The-Lake Conference, Niagara-On-The-Lake, Ontario Canada (June 1999)

Trademark/Tradename Enforcement Litigation In the United States, INTA 121st Annual Meeting, Seattle, Washington (May 1999)

Trials and Post-Trial Proceedings, ABA Section of Intellectual Property Law, Young Lawyers Committee, Washington, D.C. (April 1999), New Orleans, LA (May 1999)

Interplay of Injunction and Discovery Proceedings with Arbitration, ABA Section of Intellectual Property Law, Washington, D.C. (April 1999)

Equivalents in United States Patent Law and Precedent, AIPPI Helsinki Symposium, Helsinki, Finland (March 1999)

Now You Access It, (Maybe) Now You Don't: Concepts of Anticipation and Obviousness Based Upon Cyber Art, AIPLA Mid-Winter Institute, Lake Buena Vista, Florida (February 1999)

Effect of Foreign Litigation on U.S. Litigation, EuroForum: International Patent Litigation, London, England (February 1999)

International Exhaustion of Intellectual Property Rights Under United States Law and Precedent, IIR Legal Limited, London, England (January 1999)

'Put Up Your Dukes:' How To Use 35 U.S.C. §§ 102, 103, and 112 To Defend The Accused Infringer, Practicing Law Institute, Patent Litigation Seminar, Atlanta, Georgia (1999)

Mock Hearing, National Patent Board, San Francisco, CA (November 1998)

The Fallout From Hilton Davis — Doctrine of Equivalents Issues, University of Texas School of Law, Austin, TX (November 1998)

Panel: Model Case Management Order for Patent Litigation, Houston Intellectual Property Law Association, Galveston, TX (October 1998)

What's (§ 112 ¶ 6/DOE) Equivalent To Particularly Pointing Out and Distinctly Claiming Under § 112, ¶ 2, National Council of Intellectual Property Law Associations, Akron, OH (September 1998)

Welcome, My Friends, To The Show That Never Ends — Make Your Case And Your Record without Losing Your (Judge and Jury) Audience, ABA, Section of Intellectual Property Law, Young Lawyers Committee, Washington, D.C. (April 1998)

Effect of Foreign Litigation on U.S. Litigation, Euroforum: International Patent Litigation, London, England (April 1998)

How To Try A Patent Jury Case Under Markman and Hilton-Davis, 42nd Annual Conference on Developments in Intellectual Property Law, The John Marshall Law School, Chicago, IL (February 1998)

Using Prima Facie Bricks: How to Build Up/Tear Down A Basic Case Establishing Liability for Patent Infringement, ABA Section of Intellectual Property Law Young Lawyers Committee, Dallas, TX, Philadelphia, PA, Pittsburgh, PA, Palo Alto, CA (1998)

Patent Law Recent Developments (written by Gale R. Peterson), DuPont CLE Patent Seminar, Wilmington, DE (October 1997)

How To Try A Patent Jury Case Under Markman and Hilton-Davis, Enforcing and Profiting From U.S. Patent Rights At the Millennium, Frankfurt, Germany (September 1997)

Is It Is, Or Is It Ain't? Means Plus Function Elements, Seventh Annual Continuing Legal Education Program on Intellectual Property Law Practice, Akron, OH (September 1997)

How To Try A Patent Jury Case Under Markman and Hilton-Davis, Chicago Bar Association Legal Education Seminar, New Developments in Patent Law, Chicago, IL (September 1997)

Strategies for Managing the Patent Portfolio, Business Strategies for Managing Intellectual Property, Toronto, Ontario (September 1997)

How To Try A Patent Jury Case Under Markman and Hilton-Davis, Seventh All Ohio Annual Institute On Intellectual Property, Cincinnati and Cleveland, Ohio (September 1997)

Reconciling Section 112, Paragraph 6 Literal Equivalents With The Doctrine of Equivalents in the Wake of Hilton Davis, Practicing Law Institute, Third Annual Institute for Intellectual Property Law, New York, NY (September 1997)

Fifteen Years After — The Federal Circuit, Association of Corporate Patent Counsel, Aspen, Colorado (June 1997)

U.S. Initiatives In Combating Trade Mark Infringement: New Challenges, New Tools, Euroforum: Trade Marks Europe '97, London, England (June 1997)

Conflicts of Interest in the Corporate Family Context: The Way We Were and ABA Formal Opinion 95-390, International Trademark Association, 119th Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX (May 1997)

Patent Litigation After Markman v. Westview Instruments, Intellectual Property Owners Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C. (December 1996)

Damages: Pay Me Now, Or Pay Me (Much, Much More) Later: The Effect of Rite-Hite, King Instrument, Maxwell v. J. Baker and Mahurkar, Advanced Patent Law Institute, Austin, TX (November 1996)

To Be Or Not To Be — What Will It Be? Hilton-Davis and the Doctrine of Equivalents, CIPLA Patent Committee, Cleveland, Ohio (October 1996)

Making the Most of the Summary (Jury) Trial, American Bar Association, Section of Litigation (August 1996)

Pretrial Depositions: Talking About (Taking) The Deposition, American Bar Association, Section of Intellectual Property Law, 1996 Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL (August 1996)

Malpractice Traps in IP Practice and the Grievance Process In Texas: A Panel Discussion, State Bar of Texas Annual Meeting, Dallas, TX (June 1996)

Conflicts of Interest in the Corporate Family Context: The Way We Were and ABA Formal Opinion 95-390, American Bar Association, Spring Educational Program, Patent, Trademark and Copyright Law: Litigation and Corporate Practice Institute, Arlington, VA (April 1996)

Rule 49 and Jury Trial of the Patent Cause: From General To Special — Verdicts, That Is American Conference Institute, Jury Trials In Patent and High Tech Litigation, Chicago, IL (April 1996)

Reforming Jury Practice In Patent Cases: Suggestions Towards Learning to Love Using an Eighteenth Century System While Approaching the Twenty-First Century, 40th Annual Conference on Developments in Intellectual Property Law, The John Marshall Law School, Chicago, IL (February 1996)

Trials and Multi-Media Demonstrations with Computers: Welcome to the Show, American Bar Association Section of Intellectual Property Law, Advanced Intellectual Property Litigation Techniques, Arlington, VA (December 1995)

Intellectual Property In a Post-GATT/TRIPS World: Implications for Universities and Industries, Texas Technology Transfer Association, Annual Conference, Dallas, TX (September 1995)

Panel Discussion: Practical Ethical Problems in Intellectual Property - Ethical Considerations that May Arise When the Attorney and/or Firm Prosecuting a Patent or Trademark Registration Application (the Prosecuting Attorney or Firm) also Represents the Patent Owner or Trademark Registrant in Litigation Enforcing Those Rights, IIPLA Spring Program, Bettendorf, IA (September 1995)

U.S. Pat. ________ Marks the Spot; 35 U.S.C. §§ 287, 292, the Patent Marking Rules, Cincinnati Bar Association, Fifth All Ohio Annual Institute on Intellectual Property, Cleveland and Cincinnati, OH (September 1995)

Drafter's Dilemma: Means Plus Function and Guidelines and Hilton-Davis, Oh My!, National Council of Intellectual Property Law Associations in connection with The National Inventors Hall of Fame Induction Ceremonies, Akron, OH (July 1995)

Training and Development Programs for Intellectual Property Litigators and Trial Lawyers: The Ten Commandments (Plus A Few), American Bar Association, Intellectual Property Law Section, Summer Conference, Colorado Springs, CO (June 1995)

Panel Discussion: Practical Ethical Problems in Intellectual Property - Ethical Considerations that May Arise When the Attorney and/or Firm Prosecuting a Patent or Trademark Registration Application (the Prosecuting Attorney or Firm) also Represents the Patent Owner or Trademark Registrant in Litigation Enforcing Those Rights, American Bar Association, Section of Intellectual Property Law, 10th Annual Spring CLE Program, Arlington, VA (April 1995)

The Curse of "Copying", Orange County Patent Law Association/San Diego Intellectual Property Law Association 1995 Spring Seminar, San Diego, CA (Apr. 1995)

35 U.S.C. § 112, ¶ 6: In re Donaldson, The PTO, and In re Alappat et al., Eastern New York Patent Law Association, Coxsackie, NY (October 1994)

"Trick or Treat" - Litigation Under the New Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (and Their Local Rule Friends), All Ohio Institute on Intellectual Property, Cleveland and Cincinnati, Ohio (September 1994)

Effect of Foreign Litigation on U.S. Litigation, AIPPI/MIE International Conference, Budapest, Hungary (September 1994)

Back To The Future/Patent Misuse Rides Again, Abbott Patent & Trademark Attorney Seminar, Abbott Laboratories, Abbott Park, IL (July 1994)

Effect of Foreign Litigation on U.S. Litigation, Special June Intellectual Property Law Conference, American Bar Association, Section of Intellectual Property Law, Hot Springs, VA (June 1994)

The Curse of "Copying", 38th Annual Conference on Developments in Intellectual Property Law, The John Marshall Law School, Chicago, IL (February 1994)

The Power of Suggestion (Teaching, Reason or Motivation) and Combined-Reference Obviousness, Pittsburgh Intellectual Property Law Association, Pittsburgh, PA (November 1993)

Intellectual Property Damages Issues, Practice and Trends (You Can Pay Me Now, Or You Can Pay Me Later), Seventh Annual Industrial & Intellectual Property Society of Australia Annual Conference, Sydney, Australia (July 1993)

The Power of Suggestion (Teaching, Reason or Motivation) and Combined-Reference Obviousness, National Council of Intellectual Property Law Associations, Akron, OH (April 1993)

Practice Under the Civil Justice Reform Act of 1990 and the Proposed Amendment to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure: Interface with Alternative Dispute Resolution in Intellectual Property Law Disputes, AIPLA 1993 Mid-Winter Institute (January 1993)

What's Better? What's Best? — The Best Mode Requirement in US Patent Practice, The Southwestern Legal Foundation 30th Annual Institute on Patent Law, Dallas, TX (November 1992)

Attorney Disqualification: Recent Developments & Current Issues, Franklin Pierce Law Center, Patent Litigation: Tactics & Tools (September 1992)

Estopped from Joining in on Feist : How to Prevent the Factual Compiler from Going Without, American Bar Association, Patent, Trademark and Copyright Section, Annual Meeting (August 1992)

Disqualification: An Attorney's Nightmare, or, with Corporate Counsel's Waiver, Just Another Bad Dream, AIPLA 1992 Spring Stated Meeting, Minneapolis, MN (May 1992)

Do The Means Justify the End - A Matter of Bond, Bowles , The Office and 35 U.S.C. § 112, ¶ 6, National Council of Intellectual Property Law Associations, Akron, OH (Apr. 1992)

Inequitable Conduct - Ring Out the Old, Ring In the New, Cleveland Intellectual Property Law Association, Chemical and Biotechnology Practice Committee, Cleveland, OH (February 1992)

What's Better? What's Best? — The Best Mode Requirement in US Patent Practice, AIPPI-MIE Budapest International Conference 1991, Budapest, Hungary (September 1991)

An Overview of the Procedure of A Section 337 Investigation Before the United States International Trade Commission, 1990 All Ohio Annual Institute on Intellectual Property, Cincinnati and Cleveland, OH (June 1990)

The Ethical, Ultimate Tactical Weapon: Attorney Disqualification in Patent Litigation, State Bar of Texas Annual Meeting, Dallas, TX (June 1990)

Inequitable Conduct and Violation of the (Statutory) Duty of Disclosure: The 1990 Perspective, Cleveland Patent Law Association, Akron, OH (March 1990)

The Attorney's Role in Patent Counseling with An Eye Towards Litigation, AIPLA 1989 Annual Meeting, Arlington, VA (October 1989)

The Ethical, Ultimate Tactical Weapon: Attorney Disqualification in Patent Litigation, AIPLA 1989 Annual Meeting, Arlington, VA (October 1989)

Queries and Expectations: An Outline of Issues in Intellectual Property Aspects of Artificial Intelligence, 3rd Annual Computer Information Technology Law Institute, the University of Texas at Austin School of Law, Austin, TX (September 1989)

Inequitable Conduct and Violation of the (Statutory) Duty of Disclosure Revisited: Harita to Kingsdown Medical to Merck, Taken in View of Western Electric v. Piezo Technology, Intellectual Property Law CLE Conference, Indianapolis, IN (July 1989)

The Effective Arbitration of Licensing Disputes: Some Practical Considerations, AIPLA Mid-Winter Institute, Marriott Hotel, Marco Island, FL (January 1989)

The Effective Arbitration of Licensing Disputes: Some Practical Considerations, 24th Annual Meeting of LES USA/Canada, Marco Island, Florida (October 1988)

Harmonization and the Patent, Trademark or Copyright-Based Section 337 Investigation before the United States International Trade Commission, AIPPI-MIE International Conference, Budapest, Hungary (September 1988)

Answered Questions: New Developments Regarding Inequitable Conduct and Examiner Testimony (Parts I and II), Orange County Patent Law Association, Laguna Hills, CA (April 1988)

How to Use Pre-Trial Motion Practice to the Advantage of the Accused Infringer, Rochester Patent Law Association, Rochester, NY (April 1988)

United States Export Control Procedures, 2nd Annual Southwestern Computer Law & Technology Institute, The University of Texas at Austin, School of Law, Austin, TX (March 1988)

Adjudicating Infringement in Biotechnology Patent Cases - Out With the Old Rules, In with the New?, 32nd Annual Conference, The John Marshall Law School, Chicago, IL (February 1988)

Answered Questions: New Developments Regarding Inequitable Conduct and Examiner Testimony (Parts I and II), Federal Circuit Bar Association, Dallas, TX (February 1988)

Answered Questions: New Developments Regarding Inequitable Conduct and Examiner Testimony, Toledo Patent Law Association (October 1987)

How to Use Pre-Trial Motion Practice to the Advantage of the Accused Infringer, AIPLA (October 1987)

Recent Developments in U.S. Patent, Trademark and Copyright Law, American Bar Association, Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA (August 1987)

Recent Developments in U.S. Patent Law, Trade Secret Law and Patent Legislation Pertinent to Non-U.S. Patentees, Accused Infringers, Licensors and Licensees, LES, Great Britain/Ireland Meeting, London, England (May 1987)

Life After A.B. Dick v. Burroughs, Columbus Patent Association (January 1987)

Life After A.B. Dick v. Burroughs, Dayton Patent Law Association (November 1986)

Life After A.B. Dick v. Burroughs, Cleveland Patent Law Association (October 1986)

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