January 24–27, 2022
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Gene Quinn is a patent attorney and a leading commentator on patent law and innovation policy. Mr. Quinn has twice been named one of the top 50 most influential people in IP by Managing IP Magazine, in both 2014 and 2019. From 2017-2020, Mr. Quinn has also been recognized by IAM Magazine as one of the top 300 IP strategists in the world, and in 2021 he was recognized by IAM in their inaugural Strategy 300 Global Leaders list.

Mr. Quinn founded IPWatchdog.com in 1999, and he is currently President & CEO of IPWatchdog, Inc. According to IAM Magazine, Mr. Quinn “has reshaped the IP debate in the United States in a way that has forced policy makers to carefully consider the macroeconomic effects of IP law and its potential to drive innovation and economic activity.”

Regarded as an expert on software patentability and U.S. patent procedure, Mr. Quinn has advised inventors, entrepreneurs and start-up businesses throughout the U.S. and around the world. He consults with attorneys facing peculiar procedural issues at the Patent Office, advises investors and executives on patent law changes and pending litigation matters, and has represented patent practitioners before the Office of Enrollment & Discipline.

Mr. Quinn began his career as a litigator handling a variety of civil litigation matters, and he has been a patent attorney for nearly two decades. He has previously taught a variety of intellectual property courses at the law school level, teaching courses such as patent law, patent claim drafting, patent prosecution, copyright law, trademark law and introduction to intellectual property at Syracuse University College of Law, Temple University School of Law, The University of Toledo College of Law, the University of New Hampshire School of Law, the John Marshall Law School (Chicago) and Whittier Law School. Since 2000 Mr. Quinn has also taught the leading patent bar review course in the nation.

Mr. Quinn is admitted to practice law in New Hampshire, is a Registered Patent Attorney licensed to practice before the United States Patent Office and is also admitted to practice before the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

Sessions with Gene Quinn

10:30 AM EST
January 24, 2022

PTAB 2022 – Day 1 – Opening Thoughts and Keynote

Gene Quinn
Scott McKeown Scott McKeown
Senator Thom Tillis

11:00 AM EST
January 24, 2022

The PTAB Today: A Review of the PTAB Landscape and Important Rulings at Age 10

We begin by discussing PTAB evolution through 2021 and what aspects of the Iancu legacy have aided patent owners. Also, we will explore the most recent evolution in PTAB practice such as changes to settlement requirements, due process challenges that continue to fail, arbitration clauses that do not deprive the PTAB of jurisdiction, sua sponte claim construction and much more.…

Kayvan Noroozi
Gene Quinn
Nicholas Matich
Lori Gordon

04:15 PM EST
January 24, 2022

10:30 AM EST
January 25, 2022

04:15 PM EST
January 25, 2022

10:30 AM EST
January 26, 2022

04:15 PM EST
January 26, 2022

10:30 AM EST
January 27, 2022

11:00 AM EST
January 27, 2022

Litigating in Parallel with the PTAB: Do’s and Don’ts for Concurrent ITC and District Court Litigation

With the same claim construction standards now applied across all forums, what pitfalls await and unsuspecting petitioner or Patent Owner?  Leveraging parallel records before the agency, motions to stay, judicial estoppel, and issue preclusion will be discussed along with best practices for fighting on two fronts. CLE Materials Sotera Stip Results in Institution Despite Co-Pending ITC Case, PTAB Litigation Blog The…

Gene Quinn
Matthew Rizzolo
Aarti Shah
Mitch Yang

04:15 PM EST
January 27, 2022