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Apr 16 Wed
Biotechnology Law Annual Wine and Cheese Event
5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

The Biotech Law Group and the High Tech Law Institute present

BLG Annual Wine & Cheese Event

The Biotech Law Group is hosting its annual Wine and Cheese Networking event for those interested in biotech and life science law. Students, alumni and practitioners please join us on April 16th from 5:30 to 8 in Strong Commons, Bergin Hall.

RSVP online now!

Apr 29 Tue
USPTO – PTAB Roadshow
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The High Tech Law Institute is pleased to present

The USPTO AIA Trial Roundtable

View the PTAB AIA Trial Invitation

Silicon Valley Intellectual Property Law Association (SVIPLA) to host a Complimentary Reception
immediately following the Roundtable

The Patent Trial and Appeal Board of the United States Patent and Trademark Office is hosting roundtables to share information about the new AIA trials (i.e., inter partes reviews, post grant reviews, covered business method reviews, and derivations) including statistics, lessons learned, and techniques for successful motions practice.  The Board is interested in receiving feedback about the trials and will feature a panel discussion to elicit public input.

The Roundtable is a free event and open to all with seating available on a first-come, first-served basis.  No registration is required.

Registration is required for the reception.  Please register online for the reception.

For more information, visit the PTAB AIA Trial Roundtables microsite

Parking on Campus:  The on-campus parking fee is $6.  Guests have two parking options.  You can enter campus through the main entrance at 500 El Camino Real, and proceed to the security kiosk where you will be instructed on where to park.  The other option is a self-pay parking structure located on the corner of Alviso St. and Benton St. (closest option to Nobili Hall).  View a campus map here.

Agenda

1:00pm

Welcome

1:10pm

Presentation

  • Overview of trials, statistics, and lessons learned

2:10pm

Mock Conference Calls

  • Motion to amend
  • Motion for additional discovery

3:10pm

Break

3:30pm

Panel Discussion

  • 2 administrative patent judges
  • local practitioners on behalf of petitioners
  • local practitioners on behalf of patent owners

5:00pm

Closing Remarks

Audience questions and participation is welcomed throughout the program