Volume 64 Federal Circuit Symposium

Volume 64 Federal Circuit Symposium

 TRENDING IP TOPICS IN 2015:  A Table Talk with Chief Judge Sharon Prost (WCL ’79) and Judge Arthur J. Gajarsa

The American University Law Review is proud to announce its upcoming annual Federal Circuit Symposium, “TRENDING IP TOPICS IN 2015:  A Table Talk with Chief Judge Sharon Prost (WCL ’79) and Judge Arthur J. Gajarsa,” to be held on Thursday, February 12, 2015.  Hosted at the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, the Federal Circuit Symposium will be moderated by Rachel Weiner Cohen, Counsel at WilmerHale LLP (WCL ’08).

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit Chief Judge and WCL alum Sharon Prost and Judge Arthur J. Gajarsa (retired) will sit down with WCL alum Rachel Weiner Cohen to discuss various trending IP topics, including the impact of the America Invents Act on the Federal Circuit docket, the Supreme Court’s increased interest in patent cases, and tips and tricks on how to successfully make a career in this high stakes litigation area.  Topic areas also include Federal Circuit jurisdiction, effective advocacy, and differences between working for the government and in private practice.  Students have been invited to submit questions for the panelists.  Alumni, practitioners, and friends are encouraged to attend.  The panel will start at 4:00 PM, reception to follow.

Registration is Free, but Required to Attend – You must register by February 9th

Please RSVP by February 9th by clicking here (select “2015-02-12 – TRENDING IP TOPICS IN 2015” from the drop-down menu).

Details

Thursday, February 12, 2015 from 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM

United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Courtroom 201
717 Madison Place NW, Washington, DC 20439

Questions?

Please email lawrev-fedcir@wcl.american.edu.