Getting Past Alice

Getting Past Alice

Thursday, February 25th at 12:00 pm United States (GMT -07:00) Pacific

Speaker: Manny Schecter, Chief Patent Counsel at IBM

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Mr Schecter's webinar will focus on the aftermath of the Supreme Court decision in the Alice case and potential paths going forward. Mr. Schecter will begin with an examination of how the lower courts and the USPTO have reacted to the Alice decision, and then consider the possibility of additional Supreme Court jurisprudence or legislation.

The webinar will last 30 minutes.

This webinar is the fourth in Patexia's Spotlight on PTAB series, running through March 2016.

Suggested Audience: IP practitioners working with law firms and operating companies, Companies considering using an AIA review to invalidate a patent asserted against them, licensing professionals interested in validity issues

About the Speaker

Manny Schecter is Chief Patent Counsel, Associate General Counsel, and Managing IP Attorney at IBM. He has helped IBM generate over $20B of income from IP during his career while maintaining its position as the top annual US patentee for the last 22 consecutive years. Manny is active in intellectual property policy matters including legislative, judicial, and patent office reform and he specializes in the application of technology to improving patent quality. He has worked his entire legal career of over 20 years in various business units of IBM, achieving his current position in 2009.