JUST CONFIRMED - PTAB Chief Judge to Speak at Momentum's Complimentary IP Counsel Exchange
New York, NY, July 14, 2016 (Newswire.com) - Momentum announced that Hon. David P. Ruschke, newly confirmed Chief Judge for the Patent and Trial Appeal Board (PTAB) will be speaking at Momentum’s IP Counsel Exchange taking place on December 1, 2016 in New York City.
Dr. Ruschke will join a panel of his peers on the topic, Cross-Jurisdictional IP Litigation Interplay - Pet Peeves from the Bench on Timing, Discovery, Evidence, Claim Construction and the Management of Joint Proceedings - Practice Recommendations for Counsel from the Federal District Court, PTAB and ITC Bench.
As Chief Judge, Dr. Ruschke manages the PTAB as it conducts trials, including inter partes, post-grant, and covered business method patent reviews and derivation proceedings, hears appeals from adverse examiner decisions in patent applications and reexamination proceedings, and renders decisions in interferences. In his previous role, Dr. Ruschke managed the intellectual property portfolio of Medtronic’s CSH business unit, with sales in excess of $3 billion. As Chief Patent Counsel, Dr. Ruschke participated in numerous patent appeals, interferences, post grant reviews, inter partes reviews, and covered business method patent reviews.
Additional topics to be explored at the IP Counsel Exchange will include –
· PTAB Litigation Crash Course: A Litigator’s Guide to Obtaining Successful Results at the PTAB
· In-House Benchmarking - Strategies for Using IP as a Catalyst for Your Business
· Building Your IP Litigation Dream Team – Tips for Selecting, Screening & Managing Outside Counsel to Oversee a Diverse IP Litigation Docket
· Settlement & Appeals: When and How to Approach Settlement and Perspectives on the Treatment of IP Proceedings By Way of Appeal – From the Federal Circuit to the Supreme Court
To view the most up-to-date program agenda, confirmed speaker list and reserve space for you and your colleagues in your IP department, visit the event site at ptabevents.com or call (646) 807-8555. Registration to this event is complimentary and only offered to in-house IP executives and corporate patent counsel.
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