IAM IP 2020: The U.S. Patent System in a Year of Change

Sponsored by Robins Kaplan LLP

November 17-19, 2020


Cyrus A. Morton


Chair, Patent Office Trials Group

Robins Kaplan LLP is pleased to sponsor the IAM Media event, IP 2020: The U.S. Patent System in a Year of Change, taking place virtually November 17-19, 2020.

On November 19, 2020, from 9:05 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. ET, Cy Morton will speak on the panel, “State of Play at the PTAB.” With major decisions like Arthrex and a spate of reforms at the PTAB, panelists will address the state of play with post-issuance review regime, including:

  • How the Presidential Opinion Panel has moved the needle on a number of controversial issues
  • The fallout from Arthrex
  • The balance between petitioners and patent owners 
  • The latest data from the PTAB: institution rates, settlements, final decisions
  • The interplay with parallel district court proceedings
  • PTAB’s use of discretionary denials

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