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June 2007 Roundtable: Antitrust and IP Rights Joint Report - What litigators and licensors of intellectual property rights need to know - Steve Feldman, Welsh & Katz Ltd
Date: June 06, 2007
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May 2007 Roundtable: Panel Discussion - KSR Int'l Co. v. Teleflex Inc. , - Practically Speaking What This Means To You - Michael R. Dzwonczyk (Sughrue Mion, PLLC), Steve Underwood (Price, Heneveld, Cooper, DeWitt & Litton, LLP), Troy Groetken (McAndrews Held & Malloy Ltd), Edward D. Manzo (Cook Alex), Kevin Noonan (McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP)
Date: May 11, 2007
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May 2007 Roundtable: The New Patent Cooperation Treaty - Rules from April 1, 2007 - Busso Bartels, www.hlbbshaw.com
Date: May 10, 2007
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April 2007 Roundtable: "Trends in Patent Damages and The Impact on Litigation Tactics" - Aron Levko (PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP), Stephen F. Sherry (McAndrews, Held and Malloy), and Richard McLaren, Jr. (Welsh & Katz, Ltd.)
Date: April 24, 2007
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March 2007 Roundtable: "Top 10 Patent-Related IP Issues Overlooked During Due Diligence Investigations" - James Hanft, Darby & Darby, P.C.
Date: March 22, 2007
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February 2007 Roundtable: "Secondary Liability of Network Providers for Copyright Infringement through Peer-to-Peer File Sharing" - Doug Panzer, Caesar, Rivise, Bernstein, Cohen & Pokotilow
Date: February 22, 2007
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February 2007 Roundtable: "ESI: Electronically Stored Information - e-Docs and Forensics in the "New" e-Discovery Era" - S. Richard Carden and Jennifer M. Kurcz, McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP
Date: February 08, 2007
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January 2007 Roundtable: "Impact on originators of Drug Approval Rule changes in Canada" - Adrian Zahl, Ridout & Maybee LLP
Date: January 11, 2007
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December 2006 Roundtable: "Are Your Brands Properly Protected?" - Cynthia J. Lee, Thomas Kayden
Date: December 07, 2006
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November 2006 Roundtable: "The Use of European Patent Oppositions As Business Tools" - Richard E Bizley, HLBBshaw Group
Date: November 11, 2006
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October 2006 Roundtable: USPTO's "Revised Procedure for Accelerated Examination of Certain U.S. Patent Applications" - Deputy Commissioner for U.S. Patent Examination Policy Jay Lucas; Andrew Faile, Director, Technology Center 2600; Robert Clarke, Deputy Director of the Office of Patent Legal Administration
Date: October 11, 2006
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September 2006 Roundtable: Victory PR 101 - Kevin Aschenbrenner (aschk@jaffeassociates.com) from Jaffe Associates
Date: September 7, 2006
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June 2006 Roundtable: UTBMS Intellectual Property Billing Codes - William F. "Bill" Heinze [BillHeinze@tkhr.com] from Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, L.L.P., Atlanta, Georgia USA
Date: June 22, 2006
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May 2006 Roundtable: Inventive Step In Current EPO Practise - Dr. Walter Maiwald [Maiwald@maiwald.de] from Maiwald Patentanwalts GmbH, Munich, Germany
Date: May 17, 2006
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April 2006 Roundtable: Reexamination in the US — An Effective Business Strategy - George Wheeler [gwheeler@mhmlaw.com] from McAndrews Held & Malloy Ltd [mhmlaw.com]
Date: April 19, 2006
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March 2006 Roundtable: How To Work An Event: Plan Before. Work The Event. Follow Up After. - Jay Jaffe from Jaffe Associates [jaffeasociates.com]
Date: March 23, 2006
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February 2006 Roundtable: Proposed Patent Rule Changes - Kevin E. Noonan (McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP)
Date: February 22, 2006
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January 2006 Roundtable: Patent Enablement and Written Description: A View from the United States, Europe and Canada - Adrian Zahl (Ridout & Maybee LLP), Dirk B├╝hler (Maiwald Patentanwalts GmbH), Michael R. Dzwonczyk (Sughrue Mion, PLLC), Martin Huenges (Maiwald Patentanwalts GmbH)
Date: January 18, 2006
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September 2005 Full Day Live Symposium: India - An Insight Into The Changed Patent Regime & Protecting Your IP - Chid S. Iyer (Sughrue Mion, PLLC), V. Lakshmikumaran (Lakshmikumaran & Sreedharan), Dr. B. Vijayaraghavan (Director of IP for Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd.)
Presented by the Association of Patent Law Firms and sponsored by Sughrue Mion PLLC
Date: September 15, 2005
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June 2005 Roundtable: The Meaning and Implications of the 2005 Patent Reform Proposals - Thomas L. Duston and Nabeela R. McMillian (Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP)
Date: June 28, 2005
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June 2005 Roundtable: Are You Talking To The Press? - Cari Brunelle (Jaffe Associates)
Date: June 2, 2005
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May 2005 Roundtable: India - An Insight Into The Changed Patent Regime & Protecting Your Pharmaceutical IP - Chid S. Iyer (Sughrue Mion, PLLC), V. Lakshmikumaran (Lakshmikumaran & Sreedharan), and Mark Pohl (Pharmaceutical Patent Associates)
Date: May 26, 2005
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Apr 2005 Roundtable: How Can You Use The PCT System As Part Of Your Overall Strategy To Seek Both U.S. And International Patent Protection? - Martin L. Faigus (Caesar, Rivise Bernstein, Cohen & Pokotilow, Ltd.)
Date: Apr 21, 2005
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Mar 2005 Roundtable: Prima Facie Obviousness In Overlapping And Encompassing Range Cases - James A. Mitchell, Gunther J. Evanina (Price, Heneveld, Cooper, Dewitt & Litton LLP)
Date: Mar 17, 2005
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Feb 2005 Roundtable: Decision & Risk Analysis: Or What is Your Case Worth? - Aron Levko (PricewaterhouseCoopers) and Daniel Boehnen (McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP)
Date: Feb 11, 2005
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Jan 2005 Roundtable: Drug Exclusivities Administered by FDA - Paul A. Braier, Ph.D., Esq. (Greenblum & Bernstein, PLC)
Date: Jan 19, 2005
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Dec 2004 Roundtable: Patent Damages-Beyond The Basics - Joseph Egan & Michael Chase (Navigant Consulting)
Date: Dec 8, 2004
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Nov 2004 Roundtable: Speakers Forum - Brad Lyerla (Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP), Andrew Crain (Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP), and S. Richard Carden (McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP)
Date: Nov 11, 2004
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Oct 2004 Roundtable: Trademark Management Strategy - Cynthia Lee (Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP)
Date: Oct 27, 2004
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Sep 2004 Roundtable: What Every U.S. Corporation Should Know About China's Patent Protection & Enforcement - Timothy J. Malloy, Christopher V. Carani & Yufeng Ma (McAndrews, Held & Malloy, Ltd.)
Date: Sept 14, 2004
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June 16, 2004 Roundtable: When Appeal is the Best Course of Action - Former Administrative Patent Judge William E. Lyddane and Former Chief Administrative Patent Judge Bruce H. Stoner, Jr., (both of Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C.)
Date: June 16, 2004
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June 3, 2004 Roundtable: The Power of Patent Reexams - Daniel W. McDonald, Esq. (Merchant & Gould)
Date: June 3, 2004
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May 2004 Roundtable: International Patent Litigation: Fighting the same war on multiple fronts - Edward W. Remus & Richard T. McCaulley Jr. (McAndrews, Held & Malloy, Ltd.)
Date: May 18, 2004
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April 2004 Roundtable: Avoiding Claim Construction Errors: Determining the Ordinary Meaning Before Reading the Written Description - Tony Zeuli (Merchant & Gould)
Date: April 21, 2004
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March 2004 Roundtable: Use of Electronic Discovery & Computer Forensics as a Litigation Tool - Roundtable Discussion. - Dan Boehnen (McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff) and Jeffrey Hartman (President & Co Founder Competitive Advantage Solutions)
Date: March 18, 2004
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Feb 2004 Roundtable: Technology Transfer: Licensing Intellectual Property from Universities to Industry - Dennis S. Fernandez (Fernandez & Associates LLP)
Date: Feb 26, 2004
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Jan 2004 Roundtable: Mediating IP Disputes: A Viable Alternative - Tim Malloy (McAndrews Held & Malloy, Ltd)
Date: Jan 21, 2004
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Dec 2003 Roundtable: BPAI New Proposed Rules of Practice - Oliver Ashe (Greenblum & Bernstein) , Bruce Stoner (Greenblum & Bernstein), Richard Torczon (BPAI Administrative Patent Judge), Peter Olexy (Sughrue Mion)
Date: Dec 9, 2003
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Nov 2003 Roundtable: Structure, Function and the Spectrum of Patent Claiming - William Heinze, Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, L.L.P.
Date: Nov 20, 2003
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Oct 2003 Roundtable: Madrid Protocol - Hanno Rittner (Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C.)
Date: Oct 16, 2003
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Sep 2003 Roundtable: Markman Hearings - Phil Petti, Bradford Lyerla, John Rabena and Frank Bernstein
Date: Sep 24, 2003
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July 2003 Roundtable: Are your product configurations stuck in Traffix? Recent trade dress law development is raising new potential issues and making product configuration trademarks harder to enforce. - Sandra V. Scavo (Fitch, Even, Tabin & Flannery) and Daniel McDonald (Merchant & Gould P.C.)
Date: July 8, 2003
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April 2003 Roundtable: Not Your Father's Patent Interference: How The Creation of the Trial Section Has Improved Interference Practice - Herbert Hart (McAndrews Held & Malloy, Ltd.), and Michael Borun (Marshall, Gerstein & Borun)
Date: Apr 24, 2003
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March 2003 Roundtable: Recent Changes to 35 U.S.C. Section 102e-Prior Art - John Sopp (Millen, White, Zelano & Branigan, P.C.), Joseph B. Lerch (Darby & Darby P.C.) (APLF members)
Date: March 25, 2003
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February 2003 Roundtable: Federal Circuit Court en Banc Hearing in the ongoing case of Festo Corp. v. Shoketsu Inzoku Kogyo Kabushiki Co. Ltd. a/k/a/ SMC - Jill Browning (Greenblum & Bernstein PLC), Susan Perng Pan (Sughrue Mion, PLLC), Paul Edgell (Fitch, Even, Tabin & Flannery)
Date: February 11, 2003
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Dec 2002 Roundtable: Marketing The Small IP Firm - Bruce Bernstein & Brad Lyerla (APLF Members)
Date: December 5, 2002
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Oct 2002 Roundtable: USPTO 21st Century Strategic Plan - Stephen G. Kunin
Date: October, 2002
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July 2002 Roundtable: USPTO Strategic Plan And Fee Proposal - Dan Boehnen (McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff), Bruce Bernstein (Greenblum & Bernstein PLC), Sean Ryder (Greenblum & Bernstein PLC)
Date: July 25, 2002
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June 2002 Roundtable: Unfair Import Investigations at the U.S. International Trade Commission - William Heinze (Thomas Kayden Horstemeyer & Risley)
Date: June 20, 2002
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May 2002 Roundtable: The Lemelson Patents - William Baker. Patrick Ertel (Marshall Gerstein & Borun)
Date: May 28, 2002
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April 2002 Roundtable: Special Risk Management Issues for Patent Law Firms - Panel Presentation
Date: April 24, 2002
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Oral Arguments at the Supreme Court (January 8, 2002) Festo Corp. v. Shoketsu Inzoku Kogyo Kabushiki Co. Ltd. a/k/a/ SMC
APLF special roundtable presentation event: January 10, 2002
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Patent Term Adjustment Provisions of the American Inventors Protection Act, by George Wheeler (McAndrews Held & Malloy, Ltd)
Date: Nov 19, 2001
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Discovery & Use Of Opinions In Litigation by Stephen A. Soffen & J. Anthony Lovensheimer (Ostrolenk Faber Gerb & Soffen LLP http://www.ostrolenk.com) [PDF file]

October 2001 Roundtable: 'Current Issues In Patent Law' - The Honorable Randall R. Rader (U.S. Court of Appeals For The Federal Circuit)
Date: Oct 24, 2001
Audio presentation available.

Festo Corp. v. Shoketsu Inzoku Kogyo Kabushiki Co. Ltd.
APLF special roundtable presentation event: April 5, 2001.
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