Federal Circuit Bar Association’s 19th Annual Bench & Bar Conference

Coeur d’Alene, Idaho
June 21-24, 2017

At the Federal Circuit Bar Association’s 2017 Bench & Bar Conference, Fitzpatrick Partner Michael P. Sandonato moderated the Town Hall “Patent Eligible Subject Matter 35 U.S.C. Section 101.”  In an interactive discussion with the audience, the panel provided an in-depth analysis of Federal Circuit’s and district courts’ treatment of Section 101 since the Supreme Court’s decision in Alice v CLS Bank, and various views on how the law in its current state may be impacting innovation were expressed. Fitzpatrick Partner Justin Oliver spoke about PTAB practice on a panel titled “PTAB-Practice Hi Tech.”