Wed, Mar 16|
Federal Circuit Filings 201: Appeals from the PTAB
A follow-up to Federal Circuit Filings 101: Appeals from the PTAB webinar, this webinar covers common yet challenging procedural and logistical issues in Federal Circuit appeals of Patent Trial and Appeal Board proceedings.
Time & Location
Mar 16, 2022, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EDT
About the Event
A follow-up to Federal Circuit Filings 101: Appeals from the PTAB webinar, this webinar covers common yet challenging procedural and logistical issues in Federal Circuit appeals of Patent Trial and Appeal Board proceedings. Topics to be covered will include correcting filings; handling confidential materials; addressing supplemental authority; petitioning for panel or en banc rehearing; managing consolidated or companion appeals; litigating constitutional issues, and raising the same issue across multiple briefs. Both attorneys and paralegals will benefit from this webinar.
A registered patent attorney, Kevin McNish represents clients in inter partes reviews (IPRs), post-grant reviews (PGRs), ex parte reexaminations, and other proceedings in the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
With first-chair experience spanning more than 80 IPRs and other Patent Trial and Appeal Board proceedings, he has been repeatedly recognized as one of the most prolific and effective PTAB practitioners in the United States. Across those proceedings, he has drafted petitions and responsive briefs; taken and defended expert depositions; and argued at oral hearings. He also maintains an active appellate practice before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, where he has both briefed and argued appeals of PTAB proceedings.*
Outside of his work for McNish PLLC, Kevin is a committed member of the PTAB Bar Association, where he serves as a Vice Chair of the Technology Committee and the District Court Desk Editor for the biweekly PTAB Roundup newsletter. He regularly speaks about practice before the PTAB and Federal Circuit, and has spoken at national events hosted by the PTAB Bar Association and the Practising Law Institute (PLI).
Before launching McNish PLLC, Kevin was a partner at Desmarais LLP in New York, New York, where he built and led the firm’s nationally recognized PTAB practice. Before that, he practiced patent prosecution and litigation as an associate at Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP in Orange County, California.
* Includes experience obtained at previous law firms.
Part 2: Federal Circuit Filing