PLI's Patent Litigation 2012

09/28/2012 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Intellectual Property Litigation and Patent Litigation

PLI California Center
685 Market Street, Suite 100
San Francisco, CA 94105

Speaking Engagement

Morrison & Foerster Partner Charles Barquist will present "Opinion Letters, Willful Infringement and Exceptional Case."

Why You Should Attend

Rapid changes in patent law make it necessary that, whether you are plaintiff’s or defendant’s counsel, you are up-to-date on the current state of the law and can quickly develop successful litigation strategies and tactics.

This program is taught by a faculty of both outside and in-house lawyers who have earned national reputations in patent litigation by trying and managing a wide variety of bench and jury patent trials, and provides comprehensive coverage of every phase of a patent lawsuit. Through lecture and demonstration, you will be able to hone your patent litigation skills in just two days.

What You Will Learn 

  • An expanded opening session focusing on recent case law, as well as the effect on patent litigation
    of the America Invents Act 
  • An in-depth exploration of growing joint/multiple infringement litigation 
  • The still-evolving law of the patentability of business methods and what constitutes a business method two
    years after Bilski 
  • Strategy and tactics in reexamination and post-grant review proceedings 
  • The new rules promulgated by the PTO after enactment of the America Invents Act to implement
  • The changes in the law and the new PTO procedures created by the AIA 
  • Current trends in patent damages in the post-Uniloc environment 
  • The wide array of pretrial motions relating to: adequacy of pleadings; jurisdiction/venue; evidentiary issues; and
    substantive issues, that determine where a case will be tried, if a case is tried, what issues will be tried and
    what evidence will be considered

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