Standard Essential Patents Implementation and Enforcement: How to Mitigate Risk Issues


In this LIVE Webcast, a panel of thought leaders and professionals brought together by The Knowledge Group will provide and present an in-depth analysis of the fundamentals as well as recent developments in Standard Essential Patents Implementation and Enforcement: How to Mitigate Risk Issues. Speakers will also present all important issues surrounding this significant topic. Join us for this Knowledge Group Webinar!

Obviousness-Type Double Patenting (ODP): Demystifying Recent Trends and Significant Court Rulings


In the U.S. and Canada, courts have designed the doctrine of obviousness-type double patenting (ODP) to prevent inventors from gaining an unjust extension of their patent rights by obtaining patent on the obvious variants of an invention. By rejecting and invalidating ODP, courts prevent the manipulation of issue dates and patent rights by patentees.

Patent Damages Calculations in 2021: Trends, Tactics, and Best Practices


Calculating patent damages is no small feat. Foremost, practitioners need to establish a credible calculation that aligns with the circumstances surrounding a case. At the same time, this calculation should be clear in a way that triers of fact can understand and accept. Adding to the complexity are emerging litigation issues that constantly mold and remold the procedure. Thus, it is crucial that practitioners utilize applicable damages calculation methodologies cautiously.

Effective Intellectual Property Damages Calculation: A Comprehensive Guide


Effective calculation of intellectual property damages is a crucial factor in any IP litigation. However, with significant court cases constantly shaping the process, several risk issues including apportionment analysis, royalty base issues, and damages calculation methodologies must be carefully considered to avoid unwanted risks and pitfalls.

Anti-dumping (AD) and Countervailing Duties (CVD): A 2020 Update


There has been an upsurge in antidumping (AD) and countervailing duties (CVD) petitions in recent years.  Commerce Department and International Trade Commission practice has evolved with this increase in the caseload.  Not only can these duties be very significant, but some of these new developments make it harder for foreign manufacturers and U.S. importers to assess potential AD and CVD risk.

Overcoming Sections 101,102, 103 Conundrum for Biotech and Chemical Patents: Practical Guide in 2020


In recent years, the hope on solving the patent eligibility conundrum is still up in the air. Precedential decisions interpreting and applying Section 101 from both the Supreme Court and the Federal Circuit created tangled patent eligibility rulings that have limited the ability to patent certain technologies. In connection with this, earlier this year, the members of the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Intellectual Property, along with members of the House, have produced a draft bill that will revise 35 U.S.C. Section 101. However, this draft bill is not yet available for there are still a lot of details to be discussed, and the proposed legislation is still to be determined.  A mutual effort to produce a consistent subject matter eligibility framework is both an achievement and a raising opportunity for the year ahead.

What’s New in the Trademark Law Landscape: Regulatory Trends and Challenges Explored


What's new in trademark law in the age of COVID-19?  Join seasoned trademark law experts, Stephen Jadie Coates (Coates IP) and Maureen Shannon (Rivian Automotive), as they discuss how the ramifications of the pandemic has impacted the practice of trademark law and their perspective on such changes.  Speakers will also discuss recent cases and upcoming regulatory changes. They will also provide the audience with practical strategies for managing trademark issues in a rapidly evolving legal climate.

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