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Sixth Annual Hot Topics in Patent Law Symposium

Thursday, June 07, 2007

George Mason University School of Law -- Fairfax, VA

Co-Sponsored by: George Mason University School of Law and Banner & Witcoff, Ltd.

July 17, 2007

9:30 am to 5:00 pm

The agenda includes discussions on:

  • Obviousness After KSR v. Teleflex: Strategies Before the PTO and in Litigation
  • Ethical Requirements of Pre-Filing Investigations in Patent Suits
  • Developments at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • Practical Tips for Litigating Patent Cases
  • Declaratory Judgment Actions After MedImmune and SanDisk: What Does it Take to Get Into Court?
  • Waiver of Privilege After EchoStar, Seagate, and Other Recent Cases
  • Winning Your Appeal at the Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences

Speakers Include:

  • Hon. Edward Damich, Chief Judge, U.S. Court of Federal Claims
  • Hon. John Doll, Commissioner for Patents, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • Hon. Michael Fleming, Chief Administrative Patent Judge, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Board of Appeals
  • Michael Kiklis, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
  • Sid M. Leach, Snell & Wilmer LLP
  • Hon. Kathleen O’Malley, District Judge, U.S. District Court, N.D. Ohio
  • Prof. Samson Vermont, Professor of Law, George Mason University School of Law
  • Bradley C. Wright, Banner & Witcoff, Ltd.

Registration Fee: $395

For more information, or to register please email: or call 202.824.3272

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