7:30 – 8:00 am EST – Registration and breakfast
8:00 – 10:00 am EST – Roundtable discussion
The Westin Waltham Boston
70 Third Ave.
Waltham, MA 02451
McDermott Will & Emery partners will analyze the major developments and changes in patent law during 2014 and discuss the key cases to watch in 2015. Our discussion will include the following topics:
- The Supreme Court of the United States’s decisions in Alice Corp. Pty. Ltd. v. CLS Bank Int’l; Nautilus, Inc. v. Biosig Instruments, Inc.; Medtronic, Inc. v. Mirowski Family Ventures, LLC; Highmark, Inc. v. Allcare Health Mgmt. Sys., Inc.; Octane Fitness, LLC v. ICON Health & Fitness, Inc.; and Limelight Networks, Inc. v. Akamai Techs., Inc.
- The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit’s decisions affecting patentability, claim construction, indirect infringement, preliminary injunctions, appellate jurisdiction, venue, issue and claim preclusion, permanent injunctions, damages, attorneys’ fees and sanctions
- Practical and case law implications of the continued America Invents Act implementation, including interpretation and application of key procedural rules guiding inter partes review and covered business method review
Sarah Chapin Columbia, Partner
Leigh J. Martinson, Partner
Robert H. Underwood, Ph.D., Partner
CLE credit is pending in California, Illinois, New York and Texas. A Uniform Certificate of Attendance will be made available to participants requesting CLE credit in all other states.
McDermott Will & Emery's IP Management Roundtables are designed for the educational benefit of a company president, CEO, general counsel or other executive with an interest in intellectual property. Please be advised McDermott has the right to restrict attendance and may limit participation in this event.