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2020 Federal Patent Caselaw Update

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Produced on October 19, 2020

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Course Information

Time 1h 9m
Difficulty Intermediate
Topics covered in this course: Intellectual Property Patent

Course Description

Patent law continues to change rapidly, with important precedential decisions being issued by the Federal Circuit and Patent Trial and Appeal Board every few weeks. This program, taught by experienced patent litigator Christopher Loh, will keep in-house patent practitioners and outside counsel updated on the latest developments in patent case law.  This includes a review of the Thryv Supreme Court decision and its impact on the Federal Circuit’s ability to address issues in inter partes reviews, a roundup of 101 decisions, and important precedential decisions from the Patent Trial and Appeal Board.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Summarize recent Federal Circuit Court decisions and Patent Trial and Appeal Board
  2. Identify substantive legal impacts and procedural issues for IP stakeholders
  3. Advise IP stakeholders on how best to address new challenges raised by recent developments in patent case law 

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Christopher E. Loh

Venable LLP

Christopher Loh practices complex patent litigation in the areas of pharmaceuticals, biotechnology and chemistry. Over the past fifteen years, he has litigated patent cases involving anti-HIV therapies, anti-hepatitis drugs, antidepressants and statins, including as lead counsel. He has experience arguing before the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and has won on behalf of patent owners in inter partes review proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. In addition to his litigation work, Christopher also counsels clients on transactional and patent prosecution issues concerning both small-molecule drugs and biological products such as recombinant antibodies, and advises clients on a range of intellectual property matters including inventorship, trade secrets, and licensing.

Christopher is a frequent author and commentator on intellectual property issues, and has twice won the Burton Award for Legal Achievement in recognition of his exceptional writing. His publications have appeared in Lexology, the National Law Journal, the New York Law Journal, Bloomberg IP and Managing Intellectual Property.

In law school, Christopher served as Notes Editor for the Columbia Business Law Review and also interned at the New York Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts, counseling clients on copyright, trademark and artist rights issues.


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Helen K.

Gifted communicator: organized, engaging, relevant - hard topic to cover in a way that is accessible and interesting. But, he nailed it.

Maria M.

Very knowledgeable presenter.

Jessica B.

Good coverage of recent patent cases

Michael L.

Was good. Clear speaking

Erin f.

Good presentation of materials by speaker

Stacie M.

thoughtful content

Christopher L.

A few very brief sound drop-outs, not sure if they were in the recording or due to streaming glitches, but they did not affect the ability to comprehend the presentation.

William H.

Good presentation. Detailed and concise.

Scott R.

Very useful information. Thanks!

George K.

nice course

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