One Day Fall CLE Program
SESSION I: PATENT LITIGATION WORKSHOP
Roundtable discussion and mock presentation.
MODERATOR: PAUL A. BONDOR, KENYON & KENYON
HON. JED S. RAKOFF, U.S. DISTRICT JUDGE (S.D.N.Y.)
CHRISTOPHER J. HARNETT, FISH & NEAVE
MARK ABATE, MORGAN & FINNEGAN LLP
Discovery of Electronic Materials
Contention Interrogatories in Patent Infringement Litigation
Litigating Patents With Numerous Claims
SESSION II: HOT TOPICS IN PATENT PROSECUTION
MODERATOR: ANTHONY GIACCIO, BAKER BOTTS LLP
Written Description in Biotech Cases after Enzo
MARIA LIN, MORGAN & FINNEGAN LLP
How Far Does Best Mode Extend?
Bayer v. Schein and Current CAFC Trends
PAUL D. ACKERMAN, BAKER BOTTS LLP
Solving Thorny Issues Involving
Rule 56 Obligations (Ethics)
LAURA CORUZZI, PENNIE & EDMONDS LLP
FEATURED SPEAKER AND LUNCH
Featured Speaker: [12:55-1:20]
ROBERT J. SPAR, DIRECTOR, OFFICE OF PATENT LEGAL ADMINISTRATION
UNITED STATES PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE
21ST Century Plan for the U.S.P.T.O.:
Recent Changes and Developments in PTO Practice
SESSION III: LICENSING IP FROM UNIVERSITIES AND RESEARCH INSTITUTIONS
MODERATOR: DALE CARLSON, WIGGIN & DANA
ALFRED ("BUZ") E. BROWN, PH.D., YALE UNIVERSITY OFFICE OF COOPERATIVE RESEARCH
MICHAEL I. SHERMAN, PH.D., BIOTECHNOLOGY AND PHARMACEUTICAL CONSULTING, INC.
THOMAS I.H. DUBIN, ALEXION PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.
MERTON G. GOLLAHER, WIGGIN & DANA
Roundtable discussion among a technology licensing officer, an in-house counsel for a company spawned out of university research, a consultant who catalyzes the creation of new companies from academic research, and an outside counsel working at the interface between industry and academia. The discussion will surround the licensing issues unique to licensing technology from universities and research institutions.
SESSION IV: ATTORNEY-CLIENT PRIVILEGE IN PATENT PRACTICE: ETHICAL ASPECTS AND PRACTICAL CONSIDERATIONS
MODERATOR: THOMAS J. MELORO, KENYON & KENYON
Corporate Safeguards to Preserving Privilege (Ethics)
SHARON E. HAYNER, JOHNSON & JOHNSON
Whether and When to Obtain an Outside Opinion of Counsel (Ethics)
DONALD RHOADS, KRAMER LEVIN NAFTALIS & FRANKEL LLP
Impact of the Decision to Waive Privilege in Litigation (Ethics)
BRIAN SLATER, FITZPATRICK, CELLA, HARPER & SCINTO
Community of Interest Privilege: A Trap for the Unwary? (Ethics)
REEM F. JISHI, ELAN PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.