March 27, 2015 - 1:45 PM - 3:15 PM EST

"AIA Trials - Building a Case for Final Hearing" for the ABA 30th Annual IP Law Conference

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Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center
5701 Marinelli Road
Bethesda, MD 20852

Attendees of this program walked through the various steps of an AIA proceeding, from the filing of a petition to the final hearing.  Speakers discussed recent developments in AIA proceedings, with a focus on key steps in the proceeding.  They also partook in a mock conference call with the PTAB on discovery and motion to amend, as well as a mock final hearing, sharing their insight and experiences along the way.

Moderator:
Steven J. Schwarz, Venable LLP

Speakers:
Fabian M. Koenigbauer, Venable LLP
Honorable Michael P. Tierney, U.S. Patent Trial and Appeal Board
Honorable Grace Karaffa Obermann, U.S. Patent Trial and Appeal Board
Mark A. Charles, The Procter & Gamble Company

Please visit the ABA 30th Annual Intellectual Property Law Conference webpage for more information.