Posturing IPRs For Early Settlement

Posturing IPRs For Early Settlement

Thursday, March 24th at 10:30 am United States (GMT -07:00) Pacific

Speaker: Timothy Bianchi, Principal of Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner, P.A.

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Join Patexia and Timothy E. Bianchi, principal of Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner, P.A., for a discussion of how to use Inter Partes Reviews (IPR) to position yourself for an advantageous settlement.

A petitioner has to carefully craft IPR petitions to obtain institution of trial with the PTAB. But another way to “win” an IPR is to posture the petition filing to encourage early settlement with the patent owner. Learn how IPR petitions are perceived by both the petitioner and patent owner at various stages of an IPR and strategies that maximize early settlement potential.

The webinar will last 30 minutes.

This webinar is the final presentation in Patexia's Spotlight on PTAB series.

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


Timothy E. Bianchi is a principal of Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. He is active in strategic patent prosecution, patent litigation, and post-grant proceedings. Mr. Bianchi represents clients in inter partes reviews, covered business method patent reviews, post-grant reviews and reexaminations, many of which include concurrent district court litigation. He is lead counsel in several matters before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB). His background is in electrical engineering, physics and software and he has engineering and research experience from former employment with IBM and Honeywell. Mr. Bianchi is named in Intellectual Asset Magazine's “IAM 1000” listing of the world's leading patent attorneys, and as an “IP Star” by Managing Intellectual Property. His blog covers patent office trials, patent litigation, and prosecution in view of the America Invents Act.