Brian Murphy, Partner with Haug Partners LLP to Speak at TKGs New PTAB Trial Practice LIVE Webcast

Top Quote Brian Murphy, Partner with Haug Partners LLP will speak at TKG's webcast entitled, A Practical Guide on the New PTAB Trial Practice: What You Should Know and Do scheduled onTuesday, July 28, 2020 from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM ET End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) July 23, 2020 - The Knowledge Group, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Brian Murphy, Partner with Haug Partners LLP will speak at its webcast entitled, A Practical Guide on the New PTAB Trial Practice: What You Should Know and Do. This event is scheduled for Tuesday, July 28, 2020 from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM ET.

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    About Brian Murphy

    Brian Murphy is a partner at Haug Partners in New York City.

    From September 2013 through September 2017, Mr. Murphy served as an Administrative Patent Judge at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) of the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office in Alexandria, Virginia. During that time he presided over nearly 200 post grant review trial proceedings (Inter Partes Review, Post Grant Review, and Covered Business Method Review). As a PTAB trial judge he presided over interlocutory discovery and motion proceedings, heard oral argument, and drafted numerous substantive decisions. For three years he also served as a Lead Judge on the PTAB leadership team, which included management, supervision, and mentoring of Administrative Patent Judges trained in the biotechnology, pharmaceutical, and chemical arts. He was a regular speaker at industry conferences on behalf of the PTAB. Prior to joining the PTAB, Mr. Murphy was a patent attorney in New York City with nearly 30 years of experience trying and litigating major patent cases in federal district courts and the International Trade Commission.

    Mr. Murphys practice includes acting as counsel or as a consultant with clients and counsel involved in PTAB post grant trial proceedings, district court litigation and trials (jury and non-jury), and appeals for clients in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, consumer products, telecommunications, and electronics industries. He has particular expertise in Hatch-Waxman patent litigation for branded pharmaceutical companies. His practice also includes providing intellectual property counsel and strategic advice in connection with transactional due diligence, mediation services, and opinions.

    About Haug Partners LLP

    Haug Partners is a full-service, national law firm that provides integrated multidisciplinary legal services for life science and technology companies. Our service offerings include: (i) Antitrust Litigation and Counseling; (ii) Commercial Litigation and Strategic Counseling; (iii) Due Diligence; (iv) FDA Compliance and Counseling; (v) Intellectual Property Enforcement; (vi) Intellectual Property Procurement and Strategy; (vii) International Trade Commission; (viii) Investigations, Compliance, and Risk Mitigation Services; (ix) Licensing and Transactions; and (x) Trademarks and Unfair Competition. With offices in New York, Washington, D.C., and Boston, and through relationships with firms in Germany, China, Japan, and other key international markets, Haug Partners has the resources, technical expertise, legal acumen, and business judgment to consistently deliver optimal outcomes for clients.

    Policy changes continue to reshape trial practice before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB). Some of the recent developments include expansion of the PTABs discretionary denial power, potential investigation of PTAB denials by the Congress, and judicial review of PTAB decisions following Thryv v. Click-to-Call.

    PTAB litigation attorneys must be apace of the current and emerging trends to able to devise effective trial strategies.

    In this LIVE Webcast, seasoned patent litigators Brian Murphy (Haug Partners LLP) and Laura Guillod (Burns & Levinson LLP) will provide the audience with an in-depth analysis of the significant developments in PTAB practice. Speakers will also offer insight and practice tips on how counsel should respond to these changes.

    Key Issues:
    PTAB Pilot Program
    Relationship Between IPRs and District Court Litigations
    Precedential & Informative Decisions
    PTAB Expansion of Discretionary Denial Power
    Reasons Why IPR Petitions Get Denied
    Supreme Court Smack Down - Thryv v. Click-to-Call
    Potential Investigation of PTAB discretionary Denials - Will Congress Intervene?

    About The Knowledge Group

    Founded in November 2006, The Knowledge Group has been at the forefront of providing quality continuing education programs for lawyers, accountants, financial executives, risk and compliance specialists, human resources professionals, technology officers, and business consultants in a wide range of industries.

    The Knowledge Group strives to be the best-in-class provider of continuing education by bringing forth relevant content you cant get anywhere else.

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