The Intellectual Property Litigation Committee of the American Bar Association (ABA) Section of Litigation will be holding a number of luncheon roundtable discussions at various locations around the country to address the topic: "Reviewing Fact Issues of Claim Construction -- Will the Supreme Court Defer to Federal Circuit Precedent?" Roundtables have been scheduled on the following dates at the following locations:
June 5, 2014 - Pittsburgh
June 7, 2014 - San Francisco
June 11, 2014 - Minneapolis
June 12, 2014 - Chicago & Memphis
June 18, 2014 - Palo Alto/Silicon Valley & Richmond, VA
Date to be determined - Atlanta, Nashville & Philadelphia
Roundtables were previously held in Dallas (May 12) and Houston (May 28).
Patent Docs author Andrew Williams will be moderating the Chicago roundtable, which will be taking place at the PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP offices in Chicago. The hosts and moderators for the other roundtables can be found here. Information regarding the site, time, possibility of securing CLE credit, and whether lunch is being provided at each roundtable can also be obtained at the above link. A 7-page program discussion outline for the roundtable, which was prepared by Andrew Williams, can be obtained here.