Strafford will be offering a webinar/teleconference entitled "Building a Winning Evidentiary Record at the PTAB (and Surviving Appeal) -- Selecting and Tailoring Evidence, Timing of Submission by Petitioner and Patent Owner, and Best Practices for Challenging Evidence" on April 14, 2016 from 1:00 to 2:30 pm (EDT). Scott E. Kamholz, M.D., Ph.D., of Foley Hoag; Teresa (Terry) Rea of Crowell & Moring; and James Donald Smith, Chief IP Counsel, Ecolab will provide patent counsel with guidance for navigating evidentiary issues in PTAB trials; look at PTAB evidentiary standards, address types of permitted discovery, contrast the weight versus admissibility of evidence, review timing requirements, and examine evidentiary objections; and discuss best practices for the use of expert witnesses and considerations for ensuring that a evidentiary record stands up to Federal Circuit review. The webinar will review the following issues:
• How can practitioners prepare and submit evidence to support the petitioner's or patent owner's position?
• What limitations do patent owners face in submitting evidence?
• What best practices should practitioners employ when challenging evidence and expert analysis?
The registration fee for the webinar is $297. Those interested in registering for the webinar, can do so here.