McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP will be offering a live webinar entitled "Sovereign Immunity and Patents at the PTAB and District Courts" on May 22, 2018 from 10:00 am to 11:15 am (CT). In this presentation, Patent Docs author and MBHB attorney Kevin Noonan and MBHB attorneys James Lovsin and George "Trey" Lyons, III will discuss sovereign immunity as it applies to Native American Tribes in comparison with the several States and review the Allergan strategy for protecting patent franchises for blockbuster drugs, as well as similar efforts for high technology inventions, and consider the scope of Congressional authority on this question and the likelihood for legislative intervention.
While there is no fee to participate, attendees must register in advance. Those wishing to register can do so here. CLE credit is pending for the states of California, Illinois, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, and Virginia.