Westin Bellevue Hotel
600 Bellevue Way NE / Bellevue, WA 98004

Parking will be validated in the Lincoln Square Garage

Tuesday, April 28, 2015
2:15 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Presentation
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Cocktail Reception

Please join us for a CLE that will look at Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank Int’l. Register here.

This presentation will include:

  • An overview of the implementation of Alice by district courts and the PTO;
  • A discussion on the ethical implications of developing subject matter eligibility case law, including the attorney’s duty of competence and issues surrounding frivolous claims or defenses; and
  • A panel discussion regarding the current and future state of the practice in view of the changing Alice landscape.

Panel Members:

  • Jerry Riedinger, Patent Litigation Partner, Perkins Coie (Moderator)
  • Phyllis Turner-Brim, Vice President, Chief IP Counsel, Intellectual Ventures
  • Steve McGrath, Senior Corporate Counsel, Patent and IP Litigation, T-Mobile
  • Christina McCullough, Patent Litigation Partner, Perkins Coie
  • Brooke Taylor, Litigation Partner, Susman Godfrey
  • Rajiv Sarathy, Patent Prosecution Partner, Perkins Coie

Panelists will include a defense litigator, a plaintiff’s litigator, two corporate counsel, and a software prosecution attorney.

Who Should Attend
Anyone involved in litigating software, e-commerce or business method patents (both defensively and offensively) or in patent prosecution or post-grant review activities before the PTO.

CLE Credits
We have applied for 1.25 hours of general credit and 0.75 hours of ethics credit with the Washington State Bar Association.

This presentation has been approved for 1.25 hours of general credit and 0.75 hours of ethics credit by the State Bar of California.

If you are admitted in another jurisdiction, we will provide documentation to assist you in applying for credit in your state of admission.