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New Jersey Intellectual Property Law Association (NJIPLA)

Patent Litigation Seminar

  • 03/16/2017
  • 12:00 PM - 5:30 PM
  • APA Hotel (Formely known as Woodbridge at Metropark)


  • Must be a full time student and can attend the lunch and the CLE seminar

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Patent Litigation Seminar 

Thursday, March 16, 2017      

12:00 - 5:30 p.m.

APA Hotel (Formerly Hotel Woodbridge at Metropark)
120 Wood Avenue South, Iselin NJ
(732) 494-6200

CLE: All credits are pending confirmation.
New Jersey & New York 4.5 CLE credits, including 1.5 Ethics hours  
Pennsylvania  4.0 credits, including 1 Ethics hours

Registration Fees:
$125.00  Corporate /Government
$100.00 Corporate/Government – NJIPLA Member
$225.00 General Registration
$180.00 General Registration – NJIPLA Member


Noon - 12:45 p.m.    Luncheon 
12:45 – 12:50 p.m.  

Josephine A. Paltin

President, NJIPLA
Commvault Systems, Inc.
(Tinton Falls, NJ)

12:50 – 1:00 p.m.   Opening Remarks by the Chair
Immac J. Thampoe
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Tarrytown, NY) 
1:00 – 2:00 p.m. 


Enhanced Damages and Willfulness after Halo:  What are District Courts Doing and How Can Parties Prepare?
Craig E. Countryman
Fish & Richardson P.C.
(San Diego, CA)

We have applied for 60 minutes of Ethics for this session.

2:00 – 2:45 p.m.


Venue Limits on Patent Infringement Actions
James W. Dabney 
Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP
(New York, NY)

2:45 – 3:30 p.m.


Written MISDescription
Hon. Randall R. Rader
Former Chief Judge, Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

3:30 – 4:00 p.m.  


4:00 – 4:45 p.m.


Is IPR the New FTO? The benefits and risks of using IPR instead of a freedom-to-operate opinion
Scott E. Kamholz
(Former Administrative Patent Judge)
Covington & Burling LLP 
(Washington, DC)

We have applied for 20 minutes of Ethics for this session.

4:45 – 5:30 p.m.


Jury Psychology and Decision Making in Patent Cases
Eric Rudich
Blueprint Trial Consulting
(New York, NY)
Immac J. Thampoe
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Tarrytown, NY) 

A very special thank you to our sponsor: