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Dec 4 2017
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Philip Hirschhorn, Shareholder in Intellectual Property, and Patrick Keane, Executive Shareholder, will facilitate a discussion on December 4, presented by the Federal Circuit Bar Association Bench & Bar, about recent PTAB guidance on motions to amend in view of the Federal Circuit's recent en bank decision in Aqua Products, Inc. v. Matal. Phil will moderate the panel, which includes Pat and David Ruschke, Chief Judge, Patent Trial & Appeal Board, USPTO, and Eric Cohen, Counsel, Brinks Gilson & Lione.

Topics will include procedural and substantive issues regarding motions to amend in IPR proceedings, a discussion of cases filed prior to the Aqua Products decision, and possible circumstances under which additional briefing may be allowed.