With 2016 being the second-busiest year on record for ITC filings, it has never been more crucial to ensure that you have all the tools at your disposal to lodge and defend complaints.

Join Members of the ITC Bench, and Senior ITC Personnel; leading In-House Counsel across the industries affected by ITC proceedings and leading private practitioners of the Section 337 Bar for what is regarded as the most comprehensive, practical and informative event of its kind.

  There has been a resurgence of ITC filings, with claims being lodged from major players in the Medical Device, Pharmaceutical and Automotive industries in addition to the Technology sector.   The revamped 2017 agenda will facilitate unrivalled networking and benchmarking opportunities for those who are touched by actual (or the prospect of) ITC litigation. Join us for substantive and insightful dialogue and debate on topics such as:
  • How to navigate the Enforcement process and work with CBP to ensure best results after securing an exclusion order
  • How Subject-Matter Invalidity under Section 101 is now being successfully argued and what opportunities (and pitfalls) this presents
  • How Delegation of Public Interest and other recent rule changes are successfully facilitating resolution of Section 337 disputes
  • The very latest on how to establish Domestic Industry
  • What the increase in Medical Device and Pharma-related complaints being lodged means for the future of the ITC litigation landscape
  • How best to navigate Pilot Programs for Early Dispositions and Redesigned Products
  • How to incorporate Section 337 filings in the U.S. as part of a wider strategy for Global Patent Litigation
  • How to Navigate the Challenging Interplay between District Court proceedings, Inter Partes Reviews (IPRs) and litigation at the ITC
  • The latest on Non-Patent activity at the Commission
  PLUS! Panel Sessions with Perspectives from the ITC Administrative Law Judges, and Q&A with the Office of Unfair Import Investigations (OUII) and Office of the General Counsel (OCG)   We invite all interested parties to reserve their seats early and benefit from special advance pricing. Please call 1-888-224-2480 or register online.


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