Day One | Monday, August 6, 2012 Designed for in-house legal professionals of all skill levels and will focus on the America Invents Act (AIA) and worldwide patent protection strategies.

Continental Breakfast

9:00 am -12:15 pm
Strong Patents Issued in One Year 
Thomas D. Franklin 
Moving to a First to File System
Craig C. Largent Ph.D.  
Full Disclosure – Costs, Benefits and Options for Equitable Conduct Post-Therasense 
Carol P. Johns Ph.D.
Minimizing Risk Through Pre-Issuance Submissions Under the AIA   
Patrick R. Jewik

12:15 pm - 1:15 pm    Lunch

1:15 pm - 4:30 pm
Post Grant Review and Inter Parties Review  
Paul C. Haughey and  Wab P. Kadaba  
Drafting Your PCT Application for Worldwide Prosecution   
Joseph R. Snyder Ph.D. and  Jason A. Sanders
Diagnostic and Medical Use Claims Around the World   
Joe C. Hao Ph.D.  
Cost-Effective Foreign Filing Strategies
William R. Lambert Ph.D.

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm   Wine and Cheese Reception

Day Two | Tuesday, August 7, 2012 Designed for in-house legal professionals of all skill levels and will provide an update on recent patent case law and focus on patent enforcement and monetization entities and strategies, as well as litigating in the ITC.  

Continental Breakfast

9:00 am - 12:30 pm 
Patent Law Update  
Mitchell G. Stockwell  
Litigation in the ITC  
Susan M. Spaeth

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm   Lunch

1:30 pm - 3:30 pm 
Current Trends in Patent Monetization Transactions 
Babak S. Sani Lynn E. Fowler and  William N. Gerson

3:30 pm KTIPS Concludes

CLE Accreditation
This program is pending approval for up to 11 hours of general MCLE credit by the State Bar of California.
Kilpatrick Townsend is an approved State Bar of California provider of MCLE credit.

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