Federal Circuit Bar Association’s Patent Litigation 2016: The Courts and the PTAB

21 April 2016 Chicago, IL Past Event

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Chicago, IL
Partner Eley Thompson moderated a panel on “Case Management with Chief Judge Castillo” at Patent Litigation 2016: The Courts and the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) program sponsored by the Federal Circuit Bar Association (FCBA). The program was held on April 21, 2016 at the John Marshall Law School in Chicago.

This program featured the following eminent jurists:

  • Chief Judge Sharon Prost of the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit 
  • Chief Judge Ruben Castillo of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois 
  • Judge Edmond E. Chang, United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois 
  • Judge Virginia M. Kendall, United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois 
  • Acting Chief Administrative Judge Nathan Kelley, Patent Trial & Appeal Board 
  • Judge Beverly Bunting, Patent Trial & Appeal Board

The judges offered insight into how the amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure may affect the management of patent cases; claim construction in the PTAB and the courts; and ethical considerations in view of amendments to the Federal Rules and the PTAB rules. The program also offered perspectives on damages in patent cases. A panel of noted law professors, moderated by Ed Haug, President of FCBA, addressed hot topics in patent law.

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Federal Circuit Bar Association’s Patent Litigation 2016: The Courts and the PTAB

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Chicago, IL