Jeff Nichols, Brandon Nykiel and David Lindner Presenting at ACI 7th Advanced Summit on Medical Device Patents
February 28, 2017- March 01, 2017

On February 28-March 1, 2017 Brinks attorneys, Jeff Nichols, Brandon Nykiel and David Linder will present on various topics at the ACI 7th Advanced Summit on Medical Device Patents in New York, New York. 
Jeff Nichols, Shareholder:
Tackling the Offensive and Defensive Sides of Inter Partes Reviews
February 28, 2017 | 2:00PM   

  • Comparing and contrasting IPR decisions to date: how to effectively use the IPR process
  • Strategic use of PTAB procedures by hedge funds investors and review of first set of written decisions
  • Best practices for appearing before the PTAB: avoiding procedural pitfalls

E. Brandon Nykiel, Counsel:
Dodging the § 101 Rabbit Hole: Patentability of Medical Devices and Related Software Post Alice
March 1, 2017 | 8:30AM     

  •  Digging into recent case law impacting patentability of these technologies
  • Stepping out of the abstract idea and natural phenomena classifications

David Lindner, Shareholder:
You Had me at Halo: Walking Through the New Willfulness Standard
March 1, 2017 | 9:00AM

  • Overview and analysis of Seagate and Halo decisions
  • Balancing the benefits of seeking an advice-of-counsel opinion with the risk of treble damages
  • Out with the objective recklessness, in with the subjective, pre-litigation knowledge
  • Analyzing recent post-Halo cases and the increased influence of the district court
  • Developing best internal practices for minimizing risk of willfulness

On behalf of Brinks Gilson & Lione, you will receive 15% off registration for this event.  Please mention " P15-999-BGL17 " at the time of registration to utilize this discount.