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IP Judge's Panel Discussion - Rescheduled 3/11/2013
Date: 02/05/2013
Location: The Chicago Bar Association, 321 South Plymouth Court, Chicago, IL 60604
Experience Level: Basic to Intermediate
MCLE Credit: As of 02/04/2015, this program is no longer eligible for MCLE Credit.

Each year, the YLS IP Committee brings together a panel of judges from the Northern District of Illinois to discuss various hot topics in IP law and recent case decisions that may have had an impact on IP law throughout the past year.

Akamai Tech., Inc. v. Limelight Networks, Inc. and McKesson Tech., Inc. v. Epic Sys Corp. (Fed. Cir. 2012) (en banc). How will expansion of induced infringement liability affect disposition of cases at the district court level?

The AIA and inter partes review. How has the AIA affected litigation so far? How do the panelists think it will affect motions to stay, considering, for example, the increased costs that will be involved in participating as compared to inter partes reexamination?

The AIA and the new joinder rules under 35 U.S.C. 299. How do judges plan to deal with multiple but related lawsuits under this provision?

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