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Uncovering the Latest Patent Litigation Shifts and Trends
As companies of all sizes increasingly recognize the importance of patents and intellectual property in driving growth, understanding the data behind business litigation has become indispensable to properly assessing strategic opportunities and risk, and budgeting accordingly.
Join us as our experts evaluate Lex Machina’s second annual Patent Litigation Year in Review report, providing unparalleled depth of insight into the major patent litigation trends and the forces behind them, including time to remedy, case findings, resolutions, and damages, and the major players.
Owen Byrd, Chief Evangelist & General Counsel, Lex Machina
Mike Sacksteder, Chair, Patent Litigation Group, Fenwick & West
When & Where..?
When: May 27, 2015 @ 11:30 am – 2:00 pm
Where: Mariani’s Inn, 2500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA 95051, USA
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM Registration and Networking lunch
12:30 PM – 2:00 PM Program
Early, by Friday, May 22, 2015, 9 PM PST
LES Members: $45
After Friday, May 22, 2015, 9 PM PST
LES Members: $50
Online Registration Deadline: Monday, May 25, 9 PM PDT
After May 25, contact James House, firstname.lastname@example.org
No refunds after Friday, May 22
Substitutions are permitted
This event qualifies for 1.5 hours of MCLE credit
Owen Byrd is Lex Machina’s Chief Evangelist and General Counsel. He provides thought leadership in the domain of Legal Analytics and its application to the practice of law, via speaking engagements, publications, webcasts, blogging, social media and press. He also assists with sales, marketing and customer success, and manages Lex Machina’s operations, including legal, finance and human resources.
Owen has previously founded and led data-centric software, real estate and non-profit ventures and operated his own law firm. He is a member of the California Bar and earned a J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School and a B.A. from Colorado College.
Mike Sacksteder is Chair of the Patent Litigation Group at Fenwick & West – a team of top-notch litigators with diverse legal and technical backgrounds at one of the foremost technology law firms in the country. At Fenwick, he has led patent litigation teams for high-profile clients such as Intuit, Symantec, and Silver Peak Systems. He has obtained trial successes in some of the most active patent litigation courts around the country, including those in the Eastern District of Texas, the District of Delaware, and the Northern District of California, and he has successfully argued before the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. His practice ranges from helping technology companies of all sizes fight off claims brought by non-practicing entities to representing clients in “bet-the-company” intellectual property litigation against competitors.
Mike is a magna cum laude graduate of Northwestern University School of Law in Chicago, where he was editor-in-chief of the Northwestern University Law Review.