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Brinks Gilson & Lione Shareholder Laura Beth Miller Shares Litigation Strategies at PLI's Patent Litigation 2017
August 30, 2017

CHICAGO—Laura Beth Miller, a shareholder and litigator at intellectual property law firm Brinks Gilson & Lione, will be a featured presenter at the Practising Law Institute’s (PLI) Patent Litigation 2017: Advanced Techniques & Best Practices program at the University of Chicago’s Gleacher Center on October 12, 2017.

Miller will present “New Strategies for Asserting and Defending Against Infringement Claims Involving Acts of Multiple Parties.” She will discuss the constantly evolving law following the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in Limelight v. Akamai relating to infringement where not all steps are performed or all components supplied by one entity. Miller will also explore issues of extra-territoriality in view of the high court’s decision in Life Technologies Corp. v. Promega Corp.

Miller is a deeply experienced intellectual property litigator whose practice focuses on patent, trade secret, and trademark law. She has more than two decades of trial and arbitration experience, and counsels clients on complex commercial issues, including licensing, antitrust, and contract matters affecting business operations, product services, and technology. Miller is a frequent speaker and author on intellectual property issues both in the U.S. and abroad.

PLI is a nonprofit learning organization dedicated to keeping attorneys and other professionals at the forefront of knowledge and expertise. Its two-day Patent Litigation 2017: Advanced Techniques & Best Practices program offers legal practitioners guidance on trying and managing bench and jury patent trials, as well as U.S. Patent and Trademark Office post-grant proceedings.

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Brinks Gilson & Lione
Celebrating its centennial year in 2017, Brinks Gilson & Lione is one of the largest intellectual property law firms in the US, and helps clients around the world to protect and enforce their intellectual property rights. Brinks Gilson & Lione’s more than 140 lawyers, patent agents and scientific advisors assist clients in all aspects of patent, trademark, unfair competition, trade secret, and copyright law. Brinks attorneys provide informed counsel with respect to innovations in a range of complex and valuable technologies, including pharmaceuticals, chemicals, bioengineering, industrial manufacturing, electronics and software, and medical devices. More information is at