October PTAB CLE

A reminder that an exciting PTAB related CLE program is a week away. Don’t miss the Chicago-Kent College of Law’s Power of the PTAB: The New Authority in Patent Law on Friday October 20th. (agenda below)

Part I: Navigating the PTAB

8:35–9:35 am

Reasonable Error Correction or Death Squads — Is the PTAB’s Invalidation Rate Too High or Just Right?

Moderator: Paul Henkelmann (Fitch Even)

Speakers: Alison Baldwin (McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP), David Killough (Microsoft); Jay Knobloch (Trading Technologies); Daniel Ravicher (Miami); David Schwartz (Northwestern)

9:35–10:35 am

PTAB Repetition — Multiple, Duplicative, and Sequential PTAB Challenges

Moderator: Erick Palmer (Mayer Brown)

Speakers: Christen Dubois (Facebook); Joshua Goldberg (Finnegan); Judge William Saindon (PTAB); Mark Stewart (Eli Lilly); Jonathan Stroud (Unified Patents)

10:35–10:50 am

Coffee break

10:50–11:05 am

Interlude: Presentation by the Chicago-Kent Patent Hub

11:05 am–12:05 pm

Convincing the PTAB — Developing and Presenting Evidence in PTAB Proceedings

Moderator: Steven Jedlinski (Holland & Knight)

SpeakersJudge Chris Kaiser (PTAB); Scott McKeown (Ropes & Gray); Judge William Saindon (PTAB); Melissa Wasserman (Texas)

12:05–12:10 pm

Announcement of the Chicago-Kent Journal of Intellectual Property as the official publication of the PTAB Bar Association.

12:10–1:00 pm


1:00–1:45 pm

A View from the Bench with PTAB Judges Chris Kaiser and William Saindon

Part II: The PTAB’s Role in the Patent System

1:45–2:45 pm

Stopping at the PTAB — The Estoppel Effect of PTAB Decisions

Moderator: Edward Lee (Chicago-Kent)

Speakers: Megan LaBelle (Catholic); Sara Tonnies Horton (Jenner & Block); Andrew Moshirnia (Chicago-Kent); Karen Sandrik (Willamette)

2:45–3:00 pm

Interlude: Presentation by Tim Moore, Lex Machina

3:00–4:00 pm

The PTAB’s Effect on Patent Law — The Example of Section 101

Moderator: Greg Reilly (Chicago-Kent)

Speakers: Kate Gaudry (Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton); Kristen Osenga (Richmond); Jason Rantanen (Iowa); Eric Sutton (Oracle)

4:00–5:00 pm

The PTAB at the Supreme Court — Oil States and SAS Institute

Moderator: Stephanie Nelson (Perkins Coie)

Speakers: Greg Dolin (Baltimore); Dmitry Karshtedt (George Washington); John Golden (Texas); Dean Harold Krent (Chicago-Kent); Greg Reilly (Chicago-Kent)

5:00–6:00 pm


I hope to see you there.