PLI Schedules San Francisco Seminar ExploringPatent Reexamination

Monday, December 6, 2010 - 00:00

On Monday, January 10, The Practising Law Institute will present Reissue and Reexamination Strategies and Tactics with Concurrent Litigation 2011 in San Francisco.

It will run from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the PLI California Center, 685 Market Street in San Francisco.

Designed for patent owners and investors involved in patent litigation or considering the initiation of patent litigation; corporate counsel responsible for managing a patent portfolio and responding to third-party inquiries; patent litigators advising clients in disputes that may lead to litigation; and patent professionals representing others before the USPTO in the reexamination and reissue areas, this program focuses on the role of reexamination as a component of a litigation strategy, including pre-trial and post-trial applications of patent reexamination.

Topics that will be covered include Ex Parte Patent Reexamination & Patent Reissue - Opportunities and Pitfalls; Petition Practice in Patent Reexamination from a USPTO Perspective; and Pre-Trial and Post-Trial Reexamination Strategies Concurrent with Litigation.

A panel discussion titled A View from the Bench on Concurrent PTO Proceedings moderated by Leonard Richard Svensson, Birch, Stewart, Kolasch & Birch, LLP follows, and Joanna H. Kim, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP will end the day with a discussion about ethical considerations of reissue.

For information about available CLE credits and fees, see CLE Events on The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel website at

To make a reservation, call (800) 260-4PLI or go to