The Federal Circuit Bar Association (FCBA) will be offering a webcast entitled "The Supreme Court Decided Oil States & SAS Institute: Now What?" on May 2, 2018 from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm (EST). Emily Johnson of Amgen, Inc. will moderate a panel consisting of Allyson Ho of Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP, Christopher Suarez of Williams & Connolly LLP, Gregory Castanias of Jones Day, and Russell Cass of Clark Hill PLC. The panel will discuss the Supreme Court's decisions in Oil States and SAS Institute, including their holdings and the issues left for another day, potential implications for patent owners and petitioners involved in IPR proceedings, anticipated changes to PTAB adjudication of IPR challenges, likely impact on district court litigations and appeals to the Federal Circuit, the next expected constitutional challenges to IPR proceedings, and potential consequences of labeling patent grants as "public rights" and "public franchises."
The webinar is complimentary for FCBA members and $50 (government/academic/retired) or $125 (private practitioner) for non-members. Those interested in registering for the webcast, can do so here.