Patent litigation in America twisted and turned dramatically in 2017—venue was limited in U.S. District Court, constitutionality was questioned for Patent Trial & Appeal Board validity challenges, and the International Trade Commission continued its resurgence. Our distinguished panel will move through these three U.S. forums, discussing trends in the context of new Lex Machina data and global developments, and their impact on business and litigation strategy in technology disputes.

Moderator
Josh Pond / Patent Litigation & Strategy Partner / Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP / Washington, D.C.

Panelists
Keith Askoff / Association General Counsel, Intellectual Property / Varian Medical Systems / Palo Alto, California
Jeannie Heffernan / Patent & Trademark Litigation Partner / Kirkland & Ellis LLP / New York, New York
Frank Tosto / Intellectual Property Partner / Borden Ladner Gervais LLP / Calgary, Canada
Brian Howard / Associate General Counsel & Legal Data Scientist / Lex Machina / San Francisco, California

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