Patents and COVID-19: Facts and Guidance from the NYIPLA

Event Date
  • 4/28/2020   2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
    Please arrive early for registration
  • Webinar

    New York, New York

Join members of the NYIPLA Legislative Action Committee for a discussion of current and potential legislation affecting patent rights in the face of the COVID-19 epidemic.

Topics include: remedies for unlicensed use of patented technologies under 28 U.S.C. 1498; march-in rights under the Bayh-Dole Act; potential future legislation impacting patent rights; and affirmative actions taken by U.S. companies to help fight the current pandemic.


  • Dorothy Auth, Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft LLP
  • Jeffrey Butler, Lonza Inc.
  • Michael Johnson, Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
  • Colman Ragan, President-Elect NYIPLA
  • Moderator Lynn Russo, Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP

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Patents and COVID-19: Facts and Guidance from the NYIPLA Presentation (20 Pages)


1 NY/NJ CLE Credit available for eligible participants.  
Hosted by the NYIPLA Legislative Action and Programs Committees.