Andrew Radsch, Partner, Ropes & Gray LLP to Speak at The Knowledge Group’s Webcast

Top Quote The Knowledge Group has announced today that Andrew Radsch, Partner, Ropes & Gray LLP will speak at its webcast entitled: “Obviousness-Type Double Patenting (ODP): Demystifying Recent Trends and Significant Court Rulings”. This event is scheduled on Wednesday, July 15, 2020 from 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm (ET). End Quote
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    About Andrew Radsch
    Andrew Radsch is an experienced trial lawyer in Ropes & Gray’s intellectual property litigation group, where he represents clients in patent and trade secret litigation in jurisdictions across the country. He has experience across a spectrum of industries and technologies, including computer software and hardware, consumer electronics, wireless communications, semiconductor manufacturing, and medical devices. Andrew, a Super Lawyers Rising Star in IP Litigation, also works frequently with clients to develop and execute on offensive and defensive IP and licensing strategies.

    About Ropes & Gray LLP
    Ropes & Gray’s intellectual property group delivers results over a full range of IP services, from strategic counseling and litigation to licensing and transactions. Our group consists of more than 110 lawyers and technical advisors, many of whom hold advanced degrees in science and engineering disciplines. Our attorneys are regularly recognized for their legal acumen by Chambers, Managing IP, IAM, Legal 500, and other national and global publications. Notably, U.S. News & World Report - Best Lawyers recognized Ropes & Gray as its 2019 “Law Firm of the Year” for Patent Law.

    Event Synopsis:
    In the U.S. and Canada, courts have designed the doctrine of obviousness-type double patenting (ODP) to prevent inventors from gaining an unjust extension of their patent rights by obtaining patent on the obvious variants of an invention,. By rejecting and invalidating ODP, courts prevent the manipulation of issue dates and patent rights by patentees. For years, the scope and applicability of this judicially created doctrine have been continuously shaped by emerging court rulings. In the U.S., two of the sweeping decisions recently issued were Novartis AG v. Ezra Ventures LLC and Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp. v. Breckenridge Pharmaceutical Inc. In Canada, double patenting practice continues to diverge from U.S. practice, and the differences can have a significant impact on patent strategy.

    Patent practitioners should be in the know of the recent court rulings and significant issues surrounding ODP rejections to better handle potential patent risk issues for their clients.

    In this LIVE Webcast, patent experts Jennifer Ledwell (Marks & Clerk Canada) and Andrew Radsch (Ropes & Gray LLP) will provide the audience with an in-depth analysis of the ever-changing ODP landscape. They will examine the implications of the recent court decisions and other ODP updates and will offer insights on how to best protect their client’s patent rights.

    Key topics include:
    • Implications of ODP Law
    • Double Patenting – Recent Developments
    • Traps and Pitfalls
    • Patent Drafting and Prosecution – Best Practices
    • Effective Litigation Strategies

    About The Knowledge Group
    The Knowledge Group is a leading provider of Continuing Legal Education, CLE, for lawyers, Continuing Professional Education, CPE, for accountants and a variety of other types of continuing education for other professions. Our mission is to deliver quality continuing education programs utilizing industry trends and the latest technology to communicate regulatory shifts and contributions made to different fields. Our insightful and engaging webcasts are brought to you by leading influencers to offer a multitude of perspectives and outlooks.

    In bringing together thought leaders, regulators, and subject matter experts from around the world, The Knowledge Group strives to be the best-in-class provider of continuing education. The experts we engage with analyze the latest trends, insights, and developments in their industries to bring forth content you can’t get anywhere else.

    We can be reached via our website, over the phone at (646) 844-0200 or email us at info ( @ ) theknowledgegroup dot org. We look forward to having you learn with The Knowledge Group.

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