ATLANTA (April 4) – LAWFUEL – Legal News Network – Kilpatrick Stockton announced today that it will participate in the Law Seminars International Patent Claim Construction Workshop to be held April 27 at the Sheraton Buckhead Hotel in Atlanta. Attendees can qualify for 6.5 GA CLE credits.
Claim construction is the single most important phase of a patent case, and is often dispositive of infringement and validity issues. Patent Claim Construction Workshop is an intensive one-day seminar covering today’s key issues in claim construction, including a case law overview and update, recent developments from the Federal Circuit, litigation strategies, effective appellate advocacy, and other pertinent issues, including:
–pros and cons of evidentiary hearings;
–do’s and don’ts from the judge’s perspective;
–tips for making claims more easily understood by judge and jury; and
This seminar is designed for litigators, in-house counsel, and judicial opinion writers involved in patent cases, whether at the pre-filing, litigation or appellate stages. The presenters are all experienced patent litigators who have been involved in all aspects of patent cases. Their knowledge and insight will provide practitioners and non-practitioners alike with the essential tools and information necessary to work with proper claim construction.
Mitch Stockwell, Partner in Kilpatrick Stockton’s Intellectual Property Department, will co-chair the Patent Claim Construction Workshop with King & Spalding’s Holmes J. Hawkins III. Kilpatrick Stockton Partner William H. Boice will be a featured speaker at the seminar. He and Alston & Bird’s Patrick J. Flinn will present “Contingency planning for after the claim construction ruling: How winning or losing on claim construction impacts your approach towards the jury.”
For more information about the workshop and all of the speakers, please go to: http://www.lawseminars.com/seminars/07CLAIMGA.php
About Kilpatrick Stockton
Kilpatrick Stockton LLP (www.kilpatrickstockton.com) is a full-service international law firm with more than 500 attorneys in nine offices across the globe: Atlanta and Augusta, GA.; Charlotte, Raleigh and Winston-Salem, NC.; New York, NY; Washington, D.C.; London, England; and Stockholm, Sweden. Kilpatrick Stockton’s delivery of innovative business solutions provides results-oriented counsel for corporations, from the challenging demands of financial transactions and securities to the disciplines of intellectual property management. Collaboration among Kilpatrick Stockton’s corporate, litigation and intellectual property attorneys provides knowledgeable and proactive guidance for companies at every stage of the business life cycle.