Preparing for Parallel Proceedings: Maneuvering through the District Court and Inter Partes Review

April 20, 2023 4:00pm

Angie Verrecchio
Senior Counsel, Patent Litigation
Johnson & Johnson

Andrew D. Cohen
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP

Gerald J. Flattmann, Jr.
Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP


Daniel J. Minion
Venable LLP

  • Developing new strategies for parallel proceedings in the District Courts and PTAB in view of a single standard
    • Weighing the future of parallel proceedings in view of a single standard adoption
  • Considering the takeaways from the patent challenger’s perspective in addition to the patentee perspective
  • Devising strategies relative to the filing of an IPR or similar proceeding during the pendency of District Court litigation
  • Formulating strategies based on type of pharmaceutical patent
  • Establishing jurisdiction at the PTAB
    • Special considerations for ex-U.S. parties
  • Developing sound discovery strategies relative to dual proceedings
  • Evaluating chances of getting a stay granted in the District Court
  • Managing experts and use of experts in both forums
  • Appealing decisions in both forums