Thu, Jun 08|
Virtual PTAB panel via zoom
Post-Grant Review (PGR): Trends and Lessons Learned from PTAB Practitioners
It has been over 10 years since the inception of the American Invents Act (AIA). While many discussions focus on inter-partes review (IPR), VPG will be hosting an upcoming webinar with PTAB practitioners to discuss trends and lessons learned about post-grant review (PGR). PGR is a trial proceeding
Time & Location
Jun 08, 2023, 1:00 PM – 2:15 PM EDT
Virtual PTAB panel via zoom
About the Event
Josepher Li, Attorney at Armond Wilson, LLP
Josepher Li is a Partner focusing on high-stakes IP litigation with an emphasis on patent, trade secrets, and copyright disputes at Armond Wilson, LLP. He represents patent owners and defendants in cases spanning diverse technologies including software, electronics, consumer goods, automotive technology, medical devices, and pharmaceuticals. Josepher was recognized by Best Lawyers® in its 2023 “Ones to Watch” list for his work in IP litigation. A registered patent attorney, Josepher also counsels clients on offensive and defensive pre-litigation strategies, validity, infringement, and patent protection strategies.
Jason Stach, Finnegan LLP
Jason Stach has extensive experience in PTAB proceedings, being lead or backup counsel in over 125 PTAB trials. He also represents clients before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in appeals stemming from PTAB decisions and court actions. He manages clients with worldwide patent portfolios, and counsels them on due diligence and freedom-to-operate issues. Jason handles cases involving many different technologies, including electrical, computer, software, chemical, pharmaceutical, medical device, and mechanical technologies.
As a former leader of Finnegan’s PTAB trials section, Jason coordinated the firm’s PTAB practice and training programs. He served as a co-managing editor for Finnegan’s “At the PTAB” Blog on PTAB trials and AIA provisions. Jason has been recognized by The Legal 500 U.S. as a “Leading Lawyer” for patent prosecution, re-examinations, and post-grant proceedings, and by Intellectual Asset Management as a leader in litigation and transactions in Georgia. He is a recipient of the ABA/BNA Award for Excellence in Intellectual Property.
Megan F. Raymond, Groombridge Wu Baughman & Stone LLP
Megan F. Raymond is one of the “Top 50 Women in PTAB Trials,” named by the PTAB Bar Association in 2019 and 2021. She has represented clients in over 90 post-grant proceedings to date. Chambers USA has listed her as an ‘Up and Coming’ practitioner for Intellectual Property: Patents, and describes her as “a very smart and capable lawyer, who represents clients in a very effective way.”
Currently serving on the Board of the PTAB Bar Association, Megan is also the chair of the Federal Circuit Bar Association’s PTAB committee and the vice co-chair of the Federal Circuit Bar Association’s Mock Argument Committee. She previously served as the vice-chair of the PTAB Bar Association’s Programming Committee and Women’s Committee. On the Women’s Committee, she worked on preparing a report on gender diversity in the PTAB. She received the Federal Circuit Bar Association’s George Hutchinson Committee Award recognizing committee leadership in 2017, 2018, and 2019. She is a frequent speaker on developments in patent law, including topics primarily related to the PTAB.
Megan J. Redmond, Shareholder, Erise IP, P.A.
Megan Redmond is a founding member of Erise IP. Over 10 years, Erise has grown from a team of 6 to a team of more than 65; we have been just been honored as an "IP group of the year” by Law360 as well as one of the “IP Boutiques Punching Above Their Weight” (Law 360); an “IP Firm to Watch” (Managing Intellectual Property); and “One of the Best Patent-Focused Firms in the Nation” (Patently-O). Megan’s passion is helping technology and inventive companies find the “win.” The approach she uses to attain success is a strong team-driven style, which starts by listening to a variety of perspectives, identifying the major stumbling blocks, and paying heed to the strongest path to the “win.” Megan’s experience includes first-chair trial victories, leading and closing negotiations, and crafting original solutions to business problems. Her goal is always to provide a pragmatic solution that considers risk, reward, and, most importantly, business objectives. Megan is fascinated by technology, particularly technology that solves old problems in a new way or cutting-edge solutions to unknown problems. And the ability to explain and problem-solve when business and technology intersect is a passion of hers.