San Diego Intellectual Property Law Association
The program is a panel moderated by Kate Murashige of Morrison & Foerster and includes presentations from three different perspectives.
Nick Godici, who was Commissioner at the U.S. PTO for 5 years, provides an insider’s view of the U.S. PTO perspective on the various forms of post grant practice.
Nancy J. Linck, the former Solicitor of the U.S. PTO and a former Administrative Patent Judge, is currently a partner at Rothwell, Figg, Ernst & Manbeck and serves as an expert witness in many district court cases and represents petitioners and patent owners in post grant proceedings. She will provide a view from the trenches based on her experience in these proceedings with a number of war stories.
James J. Mullen III, Partner at Morrison & Foerster and consultant for biotechnology firms regarding strategic decisions, will discuss how to fit a decision-making process regarding post grant proceedings into an overall patent strategy.