In the “Year in Review” program, McDermott Will & Emery partners will discuss and analyze the major developments and changes in patent law during 2013 and the key cases to watch in 2014.  Our discussion will include: 

  • The Supreme Court of the United States’ decisions in Gunn v. Minton, Bowman v. Monsanto Co., Federal Trade Commission v. Actavis, Inc. and AMP, et al. v. Myriad Genetics, Inc., et al.
  • The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit’s decisions impacting divided infringement, preliminary injunctions, patent exhaustion, abbreviated new drug application (ANDA) standards of review, intervening rights, claim construction, developments in the law of secondary considerations of non-obviousness and much more
  • Issues pending review by the U.S. Supreme Court
  • Practical and case law implications of the continued implementation of the America Invents Act, including trends and statistics for inter partes review and post-grant review

Who Should Attend:
  • Corporate IP Professionals
  • Corporate Licensing Executives
  • In-House Counsel
  • Business Development Professionals
  • Technology Transfer Professionals
  • Attorneys
  • Consultants
  • Academics
  • Students
Seminar Information
Date Presented:
April 09, 2014 1:00 PM Eastern
1 hour, 30 minutes
Registration Fee:
IP Year in Review
Speaker Information
Toby H. Kusmer, PC   [ view bio ]
Leigh J. Martinson   [ view bio ]
Steven G. Spears   [ view bio ]
Individual topic purchase: Selected
Licensing Executives Society (USA & Canada)
CLE (California): 1.50
CLE (Illinois): 1.50
Certified Licensing Professionals, Inc.: 1.50
LES Member Price:$0.00