Patent Litigation Masters™ 2022 CLE in AR, TX & VA Only
May 23-24, 2022
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Monday, May 23, 2022

8:00 AM ET

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9:00 AM ET

Welcome to Day 1

Welcome to Day 1 of Patent Litigation Masters™ 2022. Join Gene Quinn (IPWatchdog) and program co-chairs Meredith Addy (AddyHart) and David G. Henry (Gray Reed) for a preview of the day and discussion on the state of patent litigation in the United States.

Meredith Addy
David G. Henry
Gene Quinn
Add to Calendar 05/23/2022 9:00 AM America/New_York Welcome to Day 1

Welcome to Day 1 of Patent Litigation Masters™ 2022. Join Gene Quinn (IPWatchdog) and program co-chairs Meredith Addy (AddyHart) and David G. Henry (Gray Reed) for a preview of the day and discussion on the state of patent litigation in the United States.

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9:30 AM ET

The Never-Ending Fight Over What is Fair, Reasonable & Non-Discriminatory (FRAND)

Earlier this year, Apple filed a complaint with the U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) asking the agency to institute a Section 337 investigation against Ericsson, asserting a trio of patents related to millimeter wave technology used by electronic devices communicating on mobile 5G networks. The Section 337 complaint is the latest salvo in a legal battle that also had litigation…

Assistant Attorney General Makan Delrahim Makan Delrahim
USPTO Director Andrei Iancu. Photo credit Jay Premack/USPTO. Andrei Iancu
Hon. Theodore Essex
Christine Yun Sauer
Add to Calendar 05/23/2022 9:30 AM America/New_York The Never-Ending Fight Over What is Fair, Reasonable & Non-Discriminatory (FRAND)

Earlier this year, Apple filed a complaint with the U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) asking the agency to institute a Section 337 investigation against Ericsson, asserting a trio of patents related to millimeter wave technology used by electronic devices communicating on mobile 5G networks. The Section 337 complaint is the latest salvo in a legal battle that also had litigation…

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10:30 AM ET

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11:00 AM ET

The CAFC vs. Texas: Mandamus and the Battle Over Venue

The Federal Circuit, like all appellate courts, is supposed to give substantial deference to the district court with respect to decisions on a motion to transfer, but is that what is happening? With respect to petitions for writ of mandamus relating to motions to transfer venue filed in the Eastern and Western Districts of Texas the Federal Circuit has aggressively…

David G. Henry
Miranda Y. Jones
Wendy Verlander
Erick Robinson
Add to Calendar 05/23/2022 11:00 AM America/New_York The CAFC vs. Texas: Mandamus and the Battle Over Venue

The Federal Circuit, like all appellate courts, is supposed to give substantial deference to the district court with respect to decisions on a motion to transfer, but is that what is happening? With respect to petitions for writ of mandamus relating to motions to transfer venue filed in the Eastern and Western Districts of Texas the Federal Circuit has aggressively…

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12:00 PM ET

Lunch & Keynote

Join us for a fireside chat with Marc Booth, the Chief IP Officer for Acacia Research Corporation.

Marc Booth
Gene Quinn
Add to Calendar 05/23/2022 12:00 PM America/New_York Lunch & Keynote

Join us for a fireside chat with Marc Booth, the Chief IP Officer for Acacia Research Corporation.

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1:30 PM ET

337 Investigations: Leverage & Strategy at the ITC

The U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) has become a forum of choice for patent owners with a domestic industry. Thanks to a broad investigative mandate with respect to matters of trade, which include imports that allegedly infringe patents and other IP rights, and the reality that products are manufactured overseas and shipped into the United States, the ITC has become…

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2:45 PM ET

Winning Alice and Mayo at the District Courts and on Appeal

Ten years ago the United States Supreme Court embarked upon a new path relative to patent eligibility, issuing Mayo v. Prometheus, which for the first time interjected concepts of novelty and inventiveness into the patent eligibility inquiry of 35 U.S.C. 101. The Mayo test would two years later become the Alice/Mayo framework when the Supreme Court extended the Mayo ruling applicable to life science to…

Meredith Addy
Brent R. Bellows, Ph.D.
Joseph Schenker Josef Schenker
Nicholas Matich
Add to Calendar 05/23/2022 2:45 PM America/New_York Winning Alice and Mayo at the District Courts and on Appeal

Ten years ago the United States Supreme Court embarked upon a new path relative to patent eligibility, issuing Mayo v. Prometheus, which for the first time interjected concepts of novelty and inventiveness into the patent eligibility inquiry of 35 U.S.C. 101. The Mayo test would two years later become the Alice/Mayo framework when the Supreme Court extended the Mayo ruling applicable to life science to…

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3:45 PM ET

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4:15 PM ET

The Changing Face of Patent Litigation: Perspective from In-House

From increasing damage awards into the billions of dollars, to an attractive patent court for plaintiffs in West Texas, to increased financing available from litigation funders to growth in competitor lawsuits with large entities looking to monetize their own portfolios, there is a changing face of patent litigation. How are In-House Counsels preparing to address the post-pandemic patent litigation landscape?…

Kirk Goodwin Kirk Goodwin
Robert Pechman
Vishal Amin
Sherry Knowles
Phil Johnson
Add to Calendar 05/23/2022 4:15 PM America/New_York The Changing Face of Patent Litigation: Perspective from In-House

From increasing damage awards into the billions of dollars, to an attractive patent court for plaintiffs in West Texas, to increased financing available from litigation funders to growth in competitor lawsuits with large entities looking to monetize their own portfolios, there is a changing face of patent litigation. How are In-House Counsels preparing to address the post-pandemic patent litigation landscape?…

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5:15 PM ET

Keynote Conversation: Judge Ryan T. Holte

This portion of the program will be for local attendees before the evening reception. No recordings, transcripts or reporting. Judge Ryan T. Holte of the U.S. Court of Federal Claims will share Court updates regarding IP litigation at the Court of Federal Claims with Gene Quinn (IPWatchdog) and program co-chairs Meredith Addy (AddyHart) and David G. Henry (Gray Reed).

Gene Quinn
Meredith Addy
David G. Henry
Judge Ryan T. Holte Hon. Ryan T. Holte
Add to Calendar 05/23/2022 5:15 PM America/New_York Keynote Conversation: Judge Ryan T. Holte

This portion of the program will be for local attendees before the evening reception. No recordings, transcripts or reporting. Judge Ryan T. Holte of the U.S. Court of Federal Claims will share Court updates regarding IP litigation at the Court of Federal Claims with Gene Quinn (IPWatchdog) and program co-chairs Meredith Addy (AddyHart) and David G. Henry (Gray Reed).

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6:00 PM ET

Speaker Dinner

The Speaker Dinner will be hosted at Eddie Merlot’s in Ashburn, Virginia. Transportation will be provided from the Hyatt Regency to the dinner. The Speaker Dinner is sponsored by Erick Robinson, co-chair of Spencer Fane’s Intellectual Property Practice Group.    

Erick Robinson
Add to Calendar 05/23/2022 6:00 PM America/New_York Speaker Dinner

The Speaker Dinner will be hosted at Eddie Merlot’s in Ashburn, Virginia. Transportation will be provided from the Hyatt Regency to the dinner. The Speaker Dinner is sponsored by Erick Robinson, co-chair of Spencer Fane’s Intellectual Property Practice Group.    

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Tuesday, May 24, 2022

8:00 AM ET

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9:00 AM ET

Welcome to Day 2

Welcome to Day 2 of Patent Litigation Masters™ 2022. Join Gene Quinn (IPWatchdog) and program co-chairs Meredith Addy (AddyHart) and David G. Henry (Gray Reed) for a preview of the day and reflection on the conversation from Day 1 of the program.

Meredith Addy
David G. Henry
Gene Quinn
Add to Calendar 05/24/2022 9:00 AM America/New_York Welcome to Day 2

Welcome to Day 2 of Patent Litigation Masters™ 2022. Join Gene Quinn (IPWatchdog) and program co-chairs Meredith Addy (AddyHart) and David G. Henry (Gray Reed) for a preview of the day and reflection on the conversation from Day 1 of the program.

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9:30 AM ET

IP Finance: Using Funding and Insurance to Pursue Infringement and Protect Verdicts

In the patent space, litigation is often the only way for an innovator to protect its valuable IP and to stop infringement. This is because many companies make the business decision to infringe patented technology instead of paying a royalty to license it. The calculation is based on several considerations, including high IPR invalidation rates, the potentially long timeline of…

Michael Gulliford
Sean Thompson
Phil Hartstein
Vince Mutolo
Add to Calendar 05/24/2022 9:30 AM America/New_York IP Finance: Using Funding and Insurance to Pursue Infringement and Protect Verdicts

In the patent space, litigation is often the only way for an innovator to protect its valuable IP and to stop infringement. This is because many companies make the business decision to infringe patented technology instead of paying a royalty to license it. The calculation is based on several considerations, including high IPR invalidation rates, the potentially long timeline of…

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10:30 AM ET

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11:00 AM ET

Mega Verdicts in U.S. Patent Litigation: Willful Infringement, Exceptionality & PTAB Challenges

In September 2021, in SRI v. Cisco, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit issued a precedential opinion reversing a district court’s denial of SRI International’s motion to reinstate the jury’s willfulness verdict against Cisco Systems, Inc., restoring the district court’s award of enhanced damages, and affirming an award of attorney fees for SRI. The Federal Circuit specifically…

Add to Calendar 05/24/2022 11:00 AM America/New_York Agenda

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12:00 PM ET

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1:30 PM ET

Expert Witnesses: Choosing, Working With and Examining an Expert in a Patent Case

This session will be a wide-ranging conversation relating to the selection, preparation and use of different types of experts that are typically used in various forums in patent litigation. We will look at the issue of experts in district court, at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) and at the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC). The panel will discuss,…

Chad Pannell
Jamie Underwood Jamie Underwood
Douglas H. Frank, Ph.D.
Scott McKeown Scott McKeown
Add to Calendar 05/24/2022 1:30 PM America/New_York Expert Witnesses: Choosing, Working With and Examining an Expert in a Patent Case

This session will be a wide-ranging conversation relating to the selection, preparation and use of different types of experts that are typically used in various forums in patent litigation. We will look at the issue of experts in district court, at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) and at the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC). The panel will discuss,…

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2:45 PM ET

The Fintiv Saga: What is it, Where are we, and What is the Future

Patent owners and patent challengers were surprised by the PTAB’s use of its discretion to deny institution of AIA proceedings due to the activities in a parallel district court proceeding. Fintiv became precedential leaving patent owners an opportunity to fend off patentability challenges before the PTAB by choosing district courts with a fast-paced schedule to trial. The pendulum swing was…

Todd Walters
Jonathan Stroud
Emily Johnson Emily Johnson
Hon. Kathleen O’Malley
Add to Calendar 05/24/2022 2:45 PM America/New_York The Fintiv Saga: What is it, Where are we, and What is the Future

Patent owners and patent challengers were surprised by the PTAB’s use of its discretion to deny institution of AIA proceedings due to the activities in a parallel district court proceeding. Fintiv became precedential leaving patent owners an opportunity to fend off patentability challenges before the PTAB by choosing district courts with a fast-paced schedule to trial. The pendulum swing was…

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