Exploring the Exercise of Discretionary Denial and Other New Developments in Parallel Proceedings at the ITC and PTAB

July 27, 2021 3:15pm

Hon. James A. Worth
Administrative Patent Judge
PTAB, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (Alexandria, VA)

James L. Davis
Partner
Ropes & Gray LLP (Silicon Valley, CA)

  • Explore the recent development in which the ITC suspended enforcement pending resolution of Inter Partes Review (case #)
  • Discuss recent case law and developments on discretionary denials
  • Examine the Federal Circuit’s decision to affirm the ITC’s decision
  • Assess guidelines to work within the timelines of an ITC proceeding alongside a concurrent PTAB action
  • Probe the interplay between ITC and PTAB and how they are intersecting at an increasing pace