Breakout Sessions

Track 1: The Business of PIV Disputes (available to in-person delegates only)Monitoring Legal Spend and Balancing the Budget

Track 2: The Practice of PIV Disputes (available to in-person and livestream delegates)Seeking Damages and Assessing Value Calculations

April 27, 2022 10:30am

Track 1 - Speakers

Serge Ilin-Schneider
Sr. Vice President, Corporate Development & General Counsel
Cosette Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

David Silverstein
Axinn, Veltrop & Harkrider LLP

Martin Wilson
General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer
Rocket Pharmaceuticals

Track 2 - Speaker

Shashank Upadhye
Upadhye Tang LLP

Robert McSorley
Managing Director
Ocean Tomo, LLC

Track 1: The Business of PIV Disputes — Monitoring Legal Spend and Balancing the Budget

  • Implementing practices to minimize surprises and increase predictability
  • Forecasting the budget by phase and quarter
    • Knowing when to reevaluate use of task codes
  • Deciding what components go into the budget
    • Vendors
    • Experts
  • Understanding the source of error when surprises and overages occur
  • Evaluating the appropriateness of alternative fee arrangements

Track 2: The Practice of PIV Disputes — Seeking Damages and Assessing Value Calculations

  • Revisiting damages in an at- risk-launch scenario
  • Exploring questions of royalties, lost profits and exceptional findings
  • Examining grounds for mitigation
  • Considering the practical consequences of the Supreme Court’s WesternGeco decision on Hatch-Waxman damages awards
  • Exploring when U.S. patent owners may recover foreign lost profits tied to domestic acts of infringement under § 271(f)(2)
  • Examining cases where the relevant infringing conduct occurred in the United States