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Patent Institutions Summit
Patent Institutions Summit

CLE Materials

Patent Institutions Summit
CLE Materials

Panel 1: The PTO/District Court Interface

Focus: reexamination; post-grant review; stays; claim construction

Intellectual Property Owners Assoc., Comparison of Selected Sections of Pre-AIA and AIA U.S. Patent Law (2011)

Menell, Pasahow, Pooley, Powers, Carlson & Homrig, Patent Case Management Judicial Guide (2nd ed. forthcoming 2012)
Chapter 2 – Early Case Management
Chapter 4 – Discovery
Chapter 5 – Claim Construction

Panel 2: The ITC/District Court Interface

Focus: remedies; domestic industry (and NPEs); stays; joinder

Menell, Chien, Busey, Cordell, Davis, Powers & Sobin, Section 337 Patent Investigation Management Guide (forthcoming 2012)
Chapter 1 – Background and General Principles
Chapter 14 – Section 337 Primer

Colleen V. Chien and Mark A. Lemley, Patent Holdup, the ITC, and the Public Interest, Cornell Law Review (forthcoming 2012)

Panel 3: The Federal Circuit/District Court Interface

Focus: patentable subject matter; claim construction; damages

Mayo Collaborative Services v. Prometheus Laboratories, Inc., 132 S.Ct. 1289 (2012)

Retractable Technologies, Inc. v. Becton, Dickinson and Co., 659 F.3d 1369 (Fed. Cir. 2011) (dissents from denial of rehearing en banc)

Uniloc USA, Inc. v. Microsoft Corp., 632 F.3d 1292 (Fed. Cir. 2011)

Panel 4: The Market for Patent Litigation (International and Domestic)

Focus: the domestic marketplace; the international marketplace

Colleen V. Chien, A Race to the Bottom, Intellectual Asset Management 10 (Jan/Feb 2012)

Robert P. Merges, The Trouble with Trolls: Innovation, Rent-Seeking, and Patent Law Reform, 24 Berkeley Tech. L.J. 1583 (2010)

Panel Powerpoint Presentation