The Federal Circuit Bar Association (FCBA) will be offering a webcast entitled "Taking Another Bite at the Apple: Multiple Proceedings Before the PTAB Involving the Same Patent" on October 26, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm (EDT). Russell E. Cass of Clark Hill PLC will moderate a panel consisting of Chief Judge David P. Ruschke of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Patent Trial and Appeal Board, Eldora L. Ellison of Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox, David L. Cavanaugh of WilmerHale, and Eugene Goryunov of Kirkland & Ellis. The panel will explore issues that arise when a party or parties file multiple inter partes review proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board that involve the same patent or patents. Topics will include a background of the statutory and regulatory framework, case law before the PTAB and the Federal Circuit, joinder issues, and strategic considerations.
The webinar is complimentary for FCBA or $125 for non-members). Those interested in registering for the webcast, can do so here.