PTAB 2023 Ashburn, VA
January 31 - February 1, 2023
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Agenda

Panels, times and speakers subject to change. Initial descriptions written by IPWatchdog. Descriptions will be updated by the panel to more specifically reflect the conversation that will be had by panelists.

Tuesday, Jan 31, 2023

8:00 AM ET

Add to Calendar 01/31/2023 8:00 AM America/New_York Breakfast & Registration

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9:00 AM ET

Add to Calendar 01/31/2023 9:00 AM America/New_York Welcome to PTAB 2023

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9:30 AM ET

The PTAB Today: A Review of the PTAB Landscape

The Iancu Administration has given way to the Vidal Administration, but what— if anything— has changed relative to the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB)? This panel will take a look at the biggest issues and cases from 2022, including Director Vidal’s handling of the OpenSky matter, and discuss the evolution of discretionary denials. The panel will also discuss precedential…

Add to Calendar 01/31/2023 9:30 AM America/New_York The PTAB Today: A Review of the PTAB Landscape

The Iancu Administration has given way to the Vidal Administration, but what— if anything— has changed relative to the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB)? This panel will take a look at the biggest issues and cases from 2022, including Director Vidal’s handling of the OpenSky matter, and discuss the evolution of discretionary denials. The panel will also discuss precedential…

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10:30 AM ET

Add to Calendar 01/31/2023 10:30 AM America/New_York Break

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10:45 AM ET

Reforming the PTAB: What Can and Should be Done?

The drafters of the AIA intended the PTAB to be a cheaper and faster alternative to district court litigation. They thought that in providing that alternative, the PTAB would encourage innovation, create jobs, and generally modernize the U.S. patent system. While there are a variety of viewpoints on the PTAB, including whether it should continue to exist, it is difficult…

Add to Calendar 01/31/2023 10:45 AM America/New_York Reforming the PTAB: What Can and Should be Done?

The drafters of the AIA intended the PTAB to be a cheaper and faster alternative to district court litigation. They thought that in providing that alternative, the PTAB would encourage innovation, create jobs, and generally modernize the U.S. patent system. While there are a variety of viewpoints on the PTAB, including whether it should continue to exist, it is difficult…

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11:45 AM ET

Add to Calendar 01/31/2023 11:45 AM America/New_York Break

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12:15 PM ET

Evaluating the PTAB Threat to Formulate Patent Assertion Strategies

Over the last several years we have seen the return of large patent infringement verdicts, and verdicts that have also enhanced damages for willful infringement. These cases have not yet made their way to a final resolution at the Federal Circuit, but in at least one high-profile matter the patents that were the subject of a $2 billion verdict are…

Add to Calendar 01/31/2023 12:15 PM America/New_York Evaluating the PTAB Threat to Formulate Patent Assertion Strategies

Over the last several years we have seen the return of large patent infringement verdicts, and verdicts that have also enhanced damages for willful infringement. These cases have not yet made their way to a final resolution at the Federal Circuit, but in at least one high-profile matter the patents that were the subject of a $2 billion verdict are…

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1:15 PM ET

Add to Calendar 01/31/2023 1:15 PM America/New_York Lunch

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2:15 PM ET

Add to Calendar 01/31/2023 2:15 PM America/New_York Tactics & Strategies: Crafting the IPR Petition

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3:15 PM ET

Add to Calendar 01/31/2023 3:15 PM America/New_York Break

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3:30 PM ET

Add to Calendar 01/31/2023 3:30 PM America/New_York Your Patent Has Been Challenged in an IPR, What Now?

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4:30 PM ET

Add to Calendar 01/31/2023 4:30 PM America/New_York Break

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5:00 PM ET

Add to Calendar 01/31/2023 5:00 PM America/New_York Finding, Preparing and Working with the Right Experts

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6:00 PM ET

Reception

Beer, wine and cocktails with heavy hors’ d’oeuvres.

Add to Calendar 01/31/2023 6:00 PM America/New_York Reception

Beer, wine and cocktails with heavy hors’ d’oeuvres.

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Wednesday, Feb 1, 2023

8:00 AM ET

Add to Calendar 02/01/2023 8:00 AM America/New_York Breakfast

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9:00 AM ET

Add to Calendar 02/01/2023 9:00 AM America/New_York Welcome Day 2

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9:30 AM ET

Add to Calendar 02/01/2023 9:30 AM America/New_York Panel 7: TBA

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10:30 AM ET

Add to Calendar 02/01/2023 10:30 AM America/New_York Break

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10:45 AM ET

Add to Calendar 02/01/2023 10:45 AM America/New_York Winning at the Federal Circuit

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11:45 AM ET

Add to Calendar 02/01/2023 11:45 AM America/New_York Break

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12:15 PM ET

Add to Calendar 02/01/2023 12:15 PM America/New_York Panel 9: TBA

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1:15 PM ET

Add to Calendar 02/01/2023 1:15 PM America/New_York Lunch

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