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Herb Hart will be moderating panel discussion entitled “Estoppel and the Aftershocks of SAS Institute”

Date: March 4, 2019 || McAndrews News

Herb Hart will be moderating a timely panel discussion entitled “Estoppel and the Aftershocks of SAS Institute” at the PTAB Bar Association Annual Conference in Washington, DC, on Thursday, March 14, 2019 at 3:30 PM EDT.

Offering the perspectives of in-house counsel and of the Board will be Joe Benz, Chief IP Counsel, Ford Motor Company, Emily O’Brien, Senior Litigation Counsel at Google LLC, and Vice Chief Administrative Patent Judge Scott Weidenfeller, Patent Trial and Appeal Board, United States Patent and Trademark Office.  In what promises to be a lively session, the panel will address the impact of SAS Institute one year later for petitioners, patent owners, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board, and the courts, especially as to statutory and common law estoppel provisions.