Patent Marking and the Recent Flood of False Marking Suits

15 June 2010 Web Conference Past Event

Location

Web Conference

Agenda

June 15, 2010
Foley Associate Justin Gray presented a webcast seminar for the State Bar of Wisconsin on "Patent Marking and the Recent Flood of False Marking Suits" held on Tuesday, June 15, 2010. During this webcast, Gray covered the following information on False Marking:

How to protect clients from patent-marking suits

What attendees learned:

  • What false marking is
  • How to properly mark products
  • Ways to defend against false-marking suits
  • Recent developments and legislative actions

If clients have patented products, they’ll be looking for advice now that a recent federal appellate decision triggered a flurry of false-marking lawsuits claiming millions of dollars in damages.

This timely webcast seminar brought attendees up to date on fast-breaking developments and provided them ways to help their clients defend against patent-troll lawsuits — or avoid them altogether.

Building a strong defense strategy

At this webcast seminar, attendees also gained knowledge of the major issues facing patent-holding companies, including:

  • The benefits of properly engaging in patent marking pursuant to 35 U.S.C. § 287(a)
  • How to properly mark to receive the benefits afforded by 35 U.S.C. § 287(a)
  • Recent case law relating to false patent marking
  • False marking suits and associated litigation strategies
  • Legislative actions in response to the recent false marking suits
  • How to avoid false marking penalties under 35 U.S.C. § 292

Helping clients help themselves

The time to prepare for false-marking suits is now. This webcast provided the tools and techniques needed to help clients protect their patents — and their pocketbooks.

To learn more about this event, please visit the State Bar of Wisconsin Web site.

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Patent Marking and the Recent Flood of False Marking Suits

Location

Web Conference

Agenda

June 15, 2010