Breakout Sessions

Track 1: The Business of PIV Disputes (available to in-person delegates only)The Cost and Worth of a Patent: The Economics of a Paragraph IV Challenge

Track 2: The Practice of PIV Disputes (available to in-person and livestream delegates)Mastering the Use of Experts in Parallel Proceedings

April 26, 2022 3:45pm

Track 1 - Speakers

Donna Meuth
Associate General Counsel, IP
Eisai Inc.

Bruce M. Wexler
Partner and Global Co-Chair, Intellectual Property
Paul Hastings LLP

Richard J. Berman
ArentFox Schiff LLP

Track 2 - Speakers

Jovial Wong
Winston & Strawn LLP

Alyson Wooten
Berkeley Research Group LLC

Track 1: The Business of PIV Disputes — The Cost and Worth of a Patent: The Economics of a Paragraph IV Challenge

  • Conducting IP and economic due diligence assessments for brand name and generic manufacturers relative to such matters as NCE exclusivity, patent positions, screenings and alleged product hopping
  • Factoring-in R&D considerations and market trends
  • Analyzing available exclusivities, both regulatory and patent
  • Assessing key litigation considerations and related costs for pharmaceutical patent challenges
  • Considering the likelihood of victory at the District Court level and the PTAB on patent type and review of recent decisions
  • Mastering the art of budgeting, forecasting, and aligning litigation costs to business goals
  • Exploring cost saving options in litigation, including alternate billing, contingency clauses and outside funding
  • Examining value of licensing deals and structures

Track 2: The Practice of PIV Disputes — Mastering the Use of Experts in Parallel Proceedings

  • Developing strategies to use expert testimony to your advantage at both the District Court and the PTAB in a dual proceedings scenario
  • Understanding the scope and limitations of expert testimony at the PTAB, and how this may impact the District Court proceeding
  • Appreciating the nuances of expert depositions for PTAB and District Court proceedings
  • Ensuring that your expert communicates properly for the requisite forum