In this program, Tryn T. Stimart and Wendy R. Stein of Gibbons P.C. will explore current trends in patent litigation where reissue patents have been asserted. The course will highlight potential strategies for responding to allegations of infringement and related defenses such as the rule against recapture and prior user rights.
Other items to be covered include the law governing the original patent requirement and the error requirement. Stimart and Stein will also discuss the doctrines of absolute and equitable intervening rights and how to apply them to limit defendants’ exposure to potential damages.
Ms. Stein is an IP litigator focused on intellectual property disputes, primarily in the patent and trade secret areas.
Ms. Stein has extensive experience litigating a broad variety of patent infringement and trade secret matters in the pharmaceutical, life science, packaging and software areas and has secured restraints under the Defend Trade Secrets Act.
Ms. Stein has appeared before federal district and appellate courts throughout the United States, including New York, Delaware, California, Florida, Texas, Massachusetts, the District of Columbia, Illinois, and New Jersey.
Well-armed with undergraduate and graduate scientific degrees in biochemistry, chemistry, and genetics/cell biology, Mr. Stimart focuses his practice on intellectual property litigation in district courts and the USPTO in the fields of pharmaceuticals, biopharmaceuticals, biotechnology, medical diagnostics, and biofuels, as well as computer software and video compression technology. He regularly advises clients on intellectual property pre-litigation strategies, inter partes reviews, due diligence and opinion work, licensing, merger and acquisitions, and strategic intellectual property counseling.
Mr. Stimart also brings unique experience and a distinctly relevant perspective that will greatly benefit the firm's clients. Prior to his legal career, he was an Advisor with the Advanced Technology Program at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), where he was a program manager and reviewed complex technical proposals on cutting-edge technology that involved any use of humans or animals in research. Mr. Stimart represented the United States Department of Commerce, on a federal level, as part of the Human Research Protections Program and earned a Bronze Medal for superior performance concerning the use of human embryonic stem cells.
Mr. Stimart is a former United States Naval Officer, serving on active duty, as well as the reserves.
Wendy was excellent
Great review of the subject including most recent law.
Complex subject matter effectively organized and presented. Excellent.
This was a very well-organized and delivered presentation. Thank you!
Very good presentation.
Excellent discussion of a complicated area of practice. Really great job with cases for use.
best one yet... if you practice in this area it was priceless