Advanced Patent Law Institute


Thursday, December 6, 2012 - Friday, December 7, 2012


Matthew Bye, Google Inc., Mountain View; Edward R. Reines
Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP; Benjamin Lee, Twitter, Inc.


Four Seasons Hotel Silicon Valley
2050 University Ave
Palo Alto, CA 94303
United States

RSVP: or (512) 475-6700




8:30 am-5:30 pm day one, 8:30 am-3:15 pm day two

CLE Credits:

14 hrs, including 2 ethics hrs


Highlights include the following: Post-Grant Practice and Inter Partes Reviews Under the American Invents Act with Chief Judge James Smith, USPTO Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences; Strategies for claims drafting, claim construction, and functional claiming; Effects of recent litigation and regulation on inequitable conduct, infringement, inducement, privilege, damages calculations, patentable subject matter and standard-essential patents; U.S. District Judges panel discussion of cutting edge patent litigation issues; Coordinating International Litigation: Focus on German Patent Enforcement discusses multi-national perspectives on drivers of international patent litigation and strategies for handling different countries' legal requirements; and Special sessions on strategic portfolio management, strategies to foster innovation while curbing offensive litigation and management of litigation involving multiple lawsuits, districts or defendants.


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