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Critical Issues in Patent Practice 
 
 
Supreme Court  Patent Term in Review
Monday, July 14, 2014
12 - 3 p.m.
 
Navigating the AIA Review Proceedings
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
12 - 3 p.m.
 
Patent Reform in the Courts and Congress
Friday, July 18, 2014
12 - 3 p.m.
 
Panel Information
 

Monday, July 14
12 - 3 p.m.

 
The Supreme Court Patent Term in Review
This panel will consider and critically evaluate the Supreme Court's major patent decisions from the just-completed Term, including Alice Corp. v. CLS BankLimelight v. AkamaiNautilus v. BiosigOctane and Highmark, and Medtronic.
 
Keynote Speaker:
Malcolm Stewart
Deputy Solicitor General, United States Department of Justice
 
Panelists:
James Dabney, PartnerFried Frank
Daniel RavicherExecutive DirectorPublic Patent Foundation
 
 
Tuesday, July 15
 12 - 3 p.m.

 
Navigating the AIA Review Proceedings
This panel will focus on the new inter parties review, post grant review, and covered business method proceedings.  Topics will include the differences between agency practice and litigation, the interaction between the new proceedings and district court actions, and strategic considerations for plaintiffs and defendants.
 
Keynote Speaker:
Hon. James Smith
Chief Judge, Patent Trial and Appeal Board 
 
Panelists:
Brian M. RotheryPartnerStroock
Peter G. Thurlow, PartnerJones Day
John AlemanniPartner, Kilpatrick Townsend
 
 
Friday, July 18
12 - 3 p.m.

 
Patent Reform in the Courts and Congress
This panel will explore the continued desirability of and shape of legislative patent reform efforts, particularly in light of recent developments in the Supreme Court and Federal Circuit.
 
 
Keynote Speaker:
Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder, RPX Corp  
 
Panelists:
John LaBarreSenior Counsel, Google
Jeffrey I.D. Lewis, Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP
Marian Underweiser, Counsel for IP Law Strategy and Policy, IBM
 

Program Director: Professor Michael Burstein

3 credits of CLE available per session
 
Cost   
$750 for series
$275 per individual session
Lunch included
 
For group discounts
Contact Amy Sugin at sugin@yu.edu 
 

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