ITC Patent Litigation: Taming the Rapids

Lawline / FurtherEd Inc. Webcast
August 2015

Fitzpatrick partner Stephen Belisle presented a 1-hour live webcast on litigating in Section 337 investigations before the U.S. International Trade Commission. Mr. Belisle explored the landscape of Section 337 investigations, the strategic posture of participants upon institution of investigations, and managing client expectations. Mr. Belisle also discussed strategies for taming investigation rapids, particularly through the use of procedural stipulations and by leveraging procedural schedules to your tactical advantage. Throughout the discussion, Mr. Belisle provided insights into how the timing of certain scheduled exchanges among parties can affect presentation of their cases and even perhaps the final determination.