2016 November 17 One-Day Patent CLE Seminar

Event Date
  • 11/17/2016   8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Please arrive early for registration
  • The Princeton Club
    15 West 43rd Street
    New York, New York 10036

This registration includes breakfast, refreshments, lunch and course materials.



Speaker Materials

One-Day Patent CLE Seminar
Thursday, November 17, 2016
Princeton Club, 15 West 43rd Street, New York, NY 10036


8:15 AM - 9:00 AM Registration and Continental Breakfast will be served

9:00 AM - 9:05 AM Welcome Remarks 

9:05 AM - 10:25 AM Panel 1 - Litigation Discovery Considerations From an In-House Counsel Perspective: Litigation Hold Memos, Spoliation and ESI 

Panel 1 Presentation

10:25 AM - 10:40 AM Refreshment Break

10:40 AM - 12:00 AM Panel 2 - The State of Available Remedies For Patent Infringement: Injunctive Relief, Willfulness and Enhanced Damages, and Attorneys' Fees 

Panel 2 Presentation

12:00 PM - 12:45 PM ​Lunch

12:45 PM - 1:15 PM Keynote SpeakerHonorable Dora L. IrizarryChief Judge, United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York

1:15 PM - 2:10 PM The Changing Landscape of Technology: Ethics and Professional Responsibility 

2:10 PM - 3:30 PM Panel 3Recent Developments in Practice Before the USPTO: Ethics in Practicing and New Program and Procedures 

Panel 3 Presentation

  • William CoveyDeputy General Counsel of the Office of Enrollment and Discipline​ and Director of OED, USPTO

  • Anthony KnightAdministrator of the Office of Stakeholder Outreach and Patents Ombudsman, USPTO

  • Robert OberleitnerAssistant Deputy Commissioner of Patent Operations, USPTO

3:30 PM - 3:45 PM Refreshment Break

3:45 PM - 5:05 PM ​Panel 4​ - Legal Update: Current Developments In Patent Issues In The Supreme Court, Federal Circuit and PTAB 

Panel 4 Presentation

  • Honorable Arthur J. Gajarsa, Senior Counsel, WilmerHale and Former Circuit Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

  • Honorable Scott E. Kamholz, Partner, Foley Hoag LLP and Former Administrative Patent Judge, United States Patent Trial and Appeal Board

  • Charles MacedoPartner, Amster, Rothstein & Eberstein, LLP

5:05 PM - 5:10 PM Closing Remarks