Post-Grant for Practitioners: A bi-monthly series of webinars focusing on developments in post-grant proceedings and related practice tips.

Fish & Richardson is the most active firm in post-grant proceedings at the PTAB. In 2012, we kicked-off a webinar series designed to share practice tips, nuances, observations, and strategy. Recordings for previous webinars in this series are included below, with the most recent appearing first.

WEBINAR ARCHIVES:   2019  |  2018  |  2017  |  2016  |  2015  |  2014  |  2013  |  2012

2020 Webinar Series

July 10, 2020

Post-Grant for Practitioners Webinar | Just the Facts – A Mid-Year Review

In this Fish webinar, Fish attorneys John DragsethLauren Degnan, and Rob Courtney will provide a mid-year review of current developments in post-grant practice.

Topics to be covered include:

  • Thryv v. Click-to-Call and other issues concerning the appealability of institution decisions
  • GE v. United Technologies and other issues concerning petitioner standing to appeal IPR decisions
  • A practical update of Arthrex  – Where are we? What’s next?
  • An update on issues concerning IPR-related estoppels

Register Today!

Thursday, August 6, 2020

1:30 – 2:30 pm EDT

To register, please click here.

Fish & Richardson will apply for 1.0 hour of CLE credit.

If you have any questions, please contact Jane Lundberg.

Rob Courtney
Lauren Degnan
John Dragseth

January 16, 2020

Biosimilars – 2019 Year in Review

Life sciences attorneys John Adkisson, Tasha Francis, and Jenny Shmuel provide a review of current legal and regulatory developments that have had an impact on the U.S. biosimilar industry. Topics discussed during this webinar include:

  • 2019 biosimilar approvals, launches, and anticipated launches
  • Summary of FDA guidance in 2019
  • Updates regarding pending court cases and appellate decisions
  • 2019 IPR trends
  • What to look forward to in 2020!

Download a copy of the slides here

John Adkisson
Tasha Francis, Ph.D.
Jenny Schmuel, Ph.D.

January 8, 2020

Post-Grant for Practitioners: 2019 Year in Review

From the establishment of the PTAB Precedential Opinion Panel to an updated Trial Practice Guide to a decision throwing the constitutionality of PTAB appointments into question, 2019 was a busy year in post-grant practice. Join Fish Principals and Post-Grant Practice Co-Chairs Dorothy Whelan and Karl Renner as they take a closer look at the most significant developments in post-grant jurisprudence from 2019 and their impact on practitioners. Dorothy and Karl discuss:

  • PTAB statistics and trends
  • The PTAB’s Precedential Opinion Panel and some of the decisions it designated this year
  • Important Federal Circuit and Supreme Court decisions, including:
    • Celgene Corp. v. Peter
    • Arthrex, Inc. v. Smith & Nephew, Inc.
    • Return Mail, Inc. v. United States Postal Service
  • What to watch for in 2020

Download a copy of the slides here.

Karl Renner
Dorothy Whelan

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