In the expanding world of intellectual property litigation, the rules are ever changing, making it increasingly difficult to safeguard your company. Virtually every business has intellectual property to protect, whether in the form of patents, trademarks, copyrights or trade secrets. Understanding the changing landscape is paramount in protecting your company’s interests and assets.

Please join George Washington University Law School, Mayer Brown and Cornerstone Research, along with a number of your in-house peers, for a discussion of hot topics and recent developments in IP law. Speakers include judges from key patent forums as well as speakers from some of the nation’s most recognized companies.

Confirmed speakers include:

Hon. Theodore R. Essex
US Administrative Law Judge,
US International Trade Commission

Hon. Robert L. Stoll
Commissioner for Patents,
US Patent and Trademark Office

Hon. Andrew J. Guilford
US District Court Judge,
Central District of California

Hon. Mary Pat Thynge
US Magistrate Judge,
US District Court for the District of Delaware

Hon. Randall R. Rader
Chief Judge,
US Court of Appeals for the
Federal Circuit

Program topics include:

  • State of the US Patent and Trademark Office
  • Federal Judges’ Tips and Trends for Litigating in the Busiest Patent Forums in the Country
  • Damages in Patent Litigation Cases
  • Trade Secret Crisis: How To Protect Your Confidential Information and Your Company
  • Challenges of Multi-Defendant Patent Cases

George Washington University Law School
2000 H Street, NW
Washington, DC

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