Strafford will be offering a webinar entitled "Secondary Considerations at the PTAB: Combating Obviousness Challenges, Establishing Nexus" on June 14, 2018 from 1:00 to 2:30 pm (EDT). Matthew L. Fedowitz, Philip L. Hirschhorn, and Christopher M. Cherry of Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney will guide patent counsel on the use of secondary considerations at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB), examine what works and what does not when seeking to defeat validity challenges, review Federal Circuit decisions addressing secondary considerations evidence presented in an IPR trial, and offer best practices for arguing secondary considerations at the PTAB. The webinar will review the following issues:
• What lessons can be learned from cases where secondary considerations successfully defeated validity challenges?
• What trends can be observed from unsuccessful attempts when using secondary considerations?
• How have the federal courts addressed secondary considerations?
The registration fee for the webcast is $297. Those interested in registering for the webinar, can do so here.