Speaking Engagement

USPTO Post-Grant Patent Trials 2013

Practising Law Institute will hold the USPTO Post-Grant Patent Trials 2013 seminar on March 27, 2013, in New York. This program will focus on the role of post-grant USPTO proceedings as a component of a litigation strategy, including pretrial and post-trial options. Kirkland partner Leora Ben-Ami will participate in a discussion on "The U.S. District Court and ITC Judicial Perspectives." Topics covered will include:

  • Parallel universe for patentability/validity determinations between the USPTO and the district courts and the ITC
  • Different claim construction
  • Different burdens of proof
  • Estoppels
  • Stays
  • Timelines of parallel proceedings

To learn more about the program or to register, please click here.