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Federal Circuit Review of PTAB Proceedings: What We Know and Still Don't Know

27th All Ohio Annual Institute on Intellectual Property (AOAIOIP)

One of the central issues in most AIA post grant proceedings is claim construction. It goes directly to whether the claims at issue read on the prior art and ultimately on whether those claims are valid or invalid. Justin Krieger begins his panel discussion with the general rules of claim construction and then he highlights a few recent Federal Circuit decisions that will help us to better understand what is meant by Broadest Reasonable Interpretation standard, which is the claim interpretation standard used in post grant PTAB proceedings. Justin will also discuss various procedural pitfalls to avoid when briefing up a claim construction argument.

Event Details

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Cincinnati and Cleveland, Ohio
Northern Kentucky Convention Center, 1 West RiverCenter Blvd., Covington, Kentucky 41011 and Marriott Downtown at Key Center, 127 Public Square, Cleveland, Ohio 44114

1:30 p.m.-2:15 p.m.
Federal Circuit Review of PTAB Proceedings: What We Know and Still Don’t Know
Christopher A. Suarez, Esq., Williams & Connolly LLP, Washington, D.C.
Rachel J. Elsby, Esq., Akin Gump, Washington, D.C.
Justin L. Krieger, Esq., Kilpatrick Townsend, Washington, D.C.
J. Derek McCorquindale, Esq., Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, Reston, VA

CLE Credit

Ohio: 7.0 Hours, including 1.25/Professional Conduct
Pennsylvania: 7.0 Hours, including 1.0/Ethics
Indiana & Kentucky: 7.0 Hours, including 1.25/Ethics Pending


  • Justin L. Krieger