Agenda At-A-Glance

PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOP
Wednesday, February 24, 2016

2:00 Patents Around the World: A Cheat Sheet on Executing a Cohesive International Patent and Exclusivity Strategy 5:00 Workshop Adjourns

MAIN CONFERENCE
Day One, Thursday, February 25, 2016

7:15 Registration and Continental Breakfast 8:15 Co-Chairs’ Opening Remarks 8:30 In-House Roundtable: Strategic Considerations for Limiting Liability and Managing and Reducing Costs in Medical Device Patent Prosecution and Litigation 9:30 Morning Networking Break 9:45 View From the Bench: The Judicial Perspective on Medical Device Patent Litigation 11:00 Update on Pending Patent Reform: Evaluating the Continually Evolving Impact of Non-Practicing Entities, Patent Assertion Entities, and Other Monetizers 12:00 Networking Lunch 1:00 Protecting Medical Device Patents in Light of Increasingly Strict Subject Matter Patentability, Written Description, and Obviousness Standards 2:15 Lessons Learned from the First Medical Device Patent IPRs 3:15 Afternoon Networking Break 3:30 Joint and Divided and Direct Infringement Post-Akamai: Understanding the Impact on Prosecution and Litigation Strategies 4:30 ETHICS and Medical Device IP: Special Concerns for PTAB Practice, Inequitable Conduct, and More 5:30 Conference Adjourns to Cocktail Party Hosted by: