Laura Beth Miller to Speak at PLI's Patent Litigation 2017
October 12, 2017

On October 12 & 13, 2017, PLI’s Patent Litigation 2017:  Advanced Techniques & Best Practices will be hosted across the street from the Brinks Chicago office at the University of Chicago:  Gleacher Center.

On the first day at 10:15 am, Laura Beth Miller will present New Strategies for Asserting and Defending Against Infringement Claims Involving Acts of Multiple Parties, which will cover the constantly evolving law following the Supreme Court’s ruling in Limelight v. Akamai relating to infringement where not all steps are performed or all components supplied by one entity.  In addition, issues of extra-territoriality under 35 U.S.C. 271(f)(1) in view of the Supreme Court’s decision in Life Technologies Corp. v. Promega Corp. will be explored.

Other topics covered during the two-day seminar will include:

  • Watch a demonstration of an effective opening statement in a patent case from the plaintiff and the defendant, including commentary from a jury consultant

  • Hear recent developments affecting patent litigation practice and case strategies, including current and future impacts of key Supreme Court and Federal Circuit decisions, as well as proposed legislation

  • Discover strategies for multi-party litigation, joint defense groups, indemnification, and indirect and divided infringement claims

  • Understand advanced strategies and tactics in the complex world of patent litigation, parallel PTO proceedings and business considerations

  • Explore trends in patent remedies:  damages, injunctions and ongoing royalties where an injunction is not granted

  • Recognize ethical issues in jury cases, including the role of social media 

Special Features

  • Earn one hour of Ethics credit

  • Listen as district Court Judges share their views on managing patent litigation, recent trends, and tips for efficient case disposition

More information about the program can be found here.