July 19, 2021
Fitch Even partner Thomas F. Lebens will moderate the AIPLA CLE webinar “Discretionary Denials Revisited: The New Politics of Fintiv” on July 20 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. CDT.
The webinar, also featuring Scott McKeown of Ropes & Gray, will discuss the Patent Trial and Appeal Board's Fintiv factors, which the PTAB uses to decide whether to decline instituting inter partes review under 35 U.S.C. § 314(a) based on parallel federal court litigation. The webinar will explore current trends in the relevant law, as well as what to expect going forward as the USPTO awaits a new Senate-appointed director.
For more information and to register, please visit the AIPLA website.
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