12:00 – 12:15 pm PST – Registration and Lunch
12:15 – 1:30 pm PST – Discussion
Join us for a discussion focused on how Alice has been interpreted by the USPTO, district courts and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in the past year. We will discuss:
- Impact of Alice on the prosecution of software-related patents at the USPTO
- Strategic tips on how companies can identify innovative ideas that might face Alice rejections if pursued at the USPTO
- How to proactively identify and prepare effective software-related patent applications
- Trends in decisions addressing patentable subject-matter challenges in software-related litigation
- How and when to raise Alice challenges in litigation
- Using Alice as a defense in litigation—or through a post-grant review—as part of a comprehensive litigation strategy
For more information, please contact Tricia Wyse.
- Judith S.H. Hom, PhD, Director of Litigation, Blackberry
- Fabio Marino, Partner, McDermott Will & Emery
- Ahsan A. Shaikh, Partner, McDermott Will & Emery
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 roundtables are designed for the educational benefit of a company president, CEO, general counsel or other executive with an interest in the topic. Please be advised McDermott has the right to restrict attendance and may limit participation in this event.