Webinar July 23, 2020

Alston & Bird Webinar Series - IP2020: Timely Guidance in Uncertain Times – Program 6

Event Detail
Christopher TL Douglas
July 23, 2020
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Eastern Standard Time

Updates and Current Considerations in Patent Trial and Appeal Board Practice

This program will discuss the implications of COVID-19 on post-grant trials and highlight recent developments at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB). Panel members will discuss strategies for handling post-grant trials during the pandemic, including navigating scheduling issues, remote depositions, and video-based oral hearings. The panel will also assess the PTAB’s evolving case law on discretionary denials at the institution stage, particularly in view of parallel proceedings. The PTAB’s latest proposed rule changes and key practice issues on the horizon will also be discussed.

Speakers: Chris Douglas and Chris Kelly

Webinar Details:

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These programs are provided as a complimentary service to clients and friends of Alston & Bird. CLE credit is pending for Georgia, Texas, California, New York, Pennsylvania, Missouri, North Carolina, and Kansas. Additional states may be available upon request.

Questions? Contact Abby Forness at abby.forness@alston.com  or 404.881.7824.

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