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ACI is Proud to Launch a Brand New and Unique IP Diligence Conference Designed and Tailored for YOU!

    Hear from top leaders as they discuss best practices and tips for completing a thorough, cost-effective due diligence analysis in today’s evolving life sciences climate.  We are honored to have three co-chairs for the event—Adda Gogoris, Tom Irving, and Jennifer Zarutskie Sieczkiewicz—who together bring more than 75 years of diligence experience.  Our co-chairs…

Law360 Highlights ACI PTO Proceedings PTAB Judges Roundtable

Law360 reporter Ryan Davis covers ACI’s PTO Proceedings conference PTAB Judges Roundtable in a new article published on May 11th, titled “Want to Succeed at PTAB? Judges Say How.” “Three PTAB judges participated in a roundtable Wednesday at the American Conference Institute’s post-grant proceedings conference about their experiences on the board and their suggestions for attorneys handling America…

ACI’s PTO Proceedings Covered by Law360

Law360 reporter Ryan Davis covers ACI’s PTO Proceedings conference in a new article published on May 10th, titled “PTAB’s Reach Isn’t as Broad as Many Think, Chief Says.” “The Patent Trial and Appeal Board is busy handling a growing number of America Invents Act trials, but the popular proceedings result in fewer decisions invalidating patents and implicate…

Clarifying the Scope of IPR Estoppel

If you are involved in post-grant proceedings, it is imperative to understand the broad scope of estoppel when evaluating your strategy for parallel proceedings. The Western District of Wisconsin held this week that “any ground that the petitioner . . . reasonably could have raised during that inter partes review [includes] non-petitioned grounds that the…

USPTO, Judges, and Over 25 In-House Counsel to Present at ACI Life Sciences and Medical Device Patents Conferences in February

NEW YORK – Dec. 15, 2015 – PRLog — American Conference Institute (ACI) is pleased to announce that Mary Till, Senior Legal Advisor at the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) is now confirmed to join Federal and PTAB judges and over 25 in-house counsel at ACI’s co-located Life Sciences Patents and Medical Device Patents conferences on February 23-25,…

October Conference Materials are Now Available!

October was a productive month for ACI’s conference attendees. At our events, decision makers had the chance to acquire top notch industry information; ranging from the latest trends, developments, hottest litigation cases to key insights from leading experts and more. You now have the opportunity to remain ahead of the curve too by accessing conference materials.…

Branding in the Collaborative Economy

Legal Implications for Intellectual Property and Consumer Outreach The following is an excerpt from a white paper released by Collen IP, an intellectual property law firm specializing in launching brands, advising on advertising and marketing strategies, and protecting valuable intellectual property rights. For more information, please visit www.collenip.com or contact [email protected]  For the full paper,…

November Conference Materials are Now Available

 November was a productive month for ACI’s conference attendees. At our events, decision makers had the chance to acquire top notch industry information; ranging from the latest trends, developments, hottest litigation cases to key insights from leading experts and more. You now have the opportunity to remain ahead of the curve too by accessing conference materials.…

ACI's Legal, Regulatory and Compliance Forum on Cosmetics

When: Thursday, February 20 to Friday, February 21, 2014 Where:  The Carlton Hotel, New York, NY To Learn More, Visit: http://www.americanconference.com/Cosmetics Industry News    Lush sues Amazon over trademark infringement by Chris Barker UK cosmetics company Lush is taking Amazon to court over reported copyright infringement of its name and beauty products… [ Read More ]

e-Book: Meet the Speakers from ACI's Software Agreements Forum

Here is an overview of topics covered in this e-book: –  Constant change of the industry – Allocation of intellectual property – Cloud and the move to service-base software commercialization – The constant change of the industry    To Download Conference Proceedings: Click Here    There is still time to register for ACI’s  18th Annual…

Meet the Speaker: Flip Petillion

Flip Petillion is a litigation partner at Crowell & Moring Brussels. With more than 25 years of experience, Flip’s practice has been devoted to IP, IT, media and communication, with a heavy emphasis on International Dispute Resolution, IP litigation and counseling for corporate clients in various industries. Flip co-chairs the TLD and Domain Names practice…

Meet the Speaker: Adam Ruttenberg

ADAM RUTTENBERG is a partner in the Cooley Business department and the head of the Firm’s Technology Transactions Group. He joined the Firm in 2000, and is resident in the Firm’s Washington, DC and Reston offices. Mr. Ruttenberg advises a number of leading technology companies regarding the exploitation of their intellectual property assets. His practice…