IP Chat Channel
Intellectual Property Owners Association’s weekly one-hour webinar series on current topics in IP is
produced in cooperation with host Pamela Sherrid, former editor of IP Law & Business magazine.
Listen to presentations by experts who will answer your questions immediately!
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2015 Scheduled Webinars
Cyberattacks on IP: Response and Prevention
Thursday, February 26 at 2:00pm ET
The wide-ranging hack into Sony’s computers by North Korea late last year brought corporate cyber security concerns to the forefront. It’s clear that every element of a corporation’s electronic storage and communication can be vulnerable and of value to interlopers, not just consumer data. Earlier last year the U.S. Justice Department, for instance, accused the Chinese military of hacking U.S. Steel Corp., Westinghouse, Alcoa, Allegheny Technologies, and SolarWorld to steal sensitive internal communications that could prove useful to a competitor or a litigation adversary.
Increasingly, businesses are calling upon IP lawyers to assist in the protection of IP assets against these cyber threats, and to assist client victims in responding to cyber crimes. Our panel will explore current trends in cyber threats to industrial and proprietary business data, best practices in the protection of confidential and sensitive data during R&D and pre-patent filing, and data theft and breach response considerations, including offensive litigation and parallel proceedings with government authorities.
David Bateman, K&L Gates
Matt Lundy, Microsoft Corp.
Mauricio Paez, Jones Day
Hatch-Waxman and Biologic Strategies at the PTAB
Tuesday, March 3 at 2:00pm ET
This month was a watershed for biopharmaceutical patents in post-grant proceedings. The PTAB invalidated claims for three patents on Genzyme’s treatment for Pompe disease in an inter partes review brought by a would-be competitor, a first for a biologic. And an IPR attack even came from outside the pharma industry: a hedge fund manager linked up with a well-known non-practicing entity to target Acorda Therapeutics’ patent on a multiple sclerosis drug. Some fear threats of an IPR to win a settlement from a company even before a petition is filed.
These patents are among the growing number of biopharmaceutical patents that have been targeted recently at the PTAB. This webinar will analyze how inter partes review and other post-grant proceedings should influence Hatch-Waxman/small molecule and biologic litigation strategies. Compliance with multiple tricky timelines is involved. Our panelists include a litigator who succeeded in the first-ever defense of a drug patent on a granted petition for IPR; a Hatch-Waxman litigator who represents generic companies; and a life science lawyer who has experience in biologics and leadership experience at the USPTO.
Cynthia Hardman, Goodwin Procter, LLP
Gerald Flattmann Jr., Paul Hastings
Teresa Stanek Rea, Crowell & Moring, LLP
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IPO’s IP CHAT CHANNEL HOST
Pamela Sherrid Former editor of IP Law & Business magazine and a reporter and writer at Fortune, Forbes and U.S. News & World Report.
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