San Francisco ACC Seminar Covers Patent/Antitrust Disputes

Friday, July 1, 2011 - 01:00

In a seminar that features attorneys from Ropes & Gray, the ACC San Francisco Bay chapter will present a hypothetical patent/antitrust dispute.

Patent Wars and Antitrust Counterattacks: Managing Two Worlds When They Collide will run from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in Palo Alto on Wednesday, July 13 and in San Francisco on Thursday, July 14. It will be held at the Sheraton Palo Alto on Wednesday and at the Epic Roasthouse, 369 The Embarcadero on Thursday.

Ropes & Gray attorneys Mark S. Popofsky, James R. Batchelder and Sasha G. Rao will explore the strategic, legal and managerial issues that patent/antitrust disputes present, including the strategic role of antitrust and related claims in patent litigation, bifurcation, case management and discovery. They will be joined by Michael J. Lawrence, senior litigation counsel, Intel Corporation, in the San Francisco location.

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

To make a reservation, contact DeeDee Ford at (510) 226-1838 or visit