Understanding the Internal Procedures and Decision-Making Process at the Office of Unfair Import Investigations

June 27, 2019 10:30am

Matthew Bathon
Of Counsel
Steptoe & Johnson LLP (Washington, DC)
(Former Senior Investigative Attorney at the ITC Office of Unfair Import Investigations)

Lisa M. Kattan
Partner, Section Chair – ITC Patent Litigation
Baker Botts (Washington, D.C.)

  • Deciding when (and who) participates in an investigation
  • Maximizing the benefits of OUII pre-filing and pre-institution review
  • Utilizing new techniques for streamlining cases — reducing claims and prior art references
  • Joining 100-day proceedings
  • Analyzing public interest concerns