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3rd Annual Litigator & Corporate Counsel Forum on Managing Complex ITC Litigation

The Frequency and Costs of ITC Litigation Have Reached New Heights. Join the Who’s Who of the ITC Bar to Discuss the Most Cutting-Edge Litigation and Case Management Strategies in this Rapidly Evolving Area!

Returning to the West Coast based on popular demand, American Conference Institute is pleased to be holding its 3rd Annual Litigator & Corporate Counsel Forum on Managing Complex ITC Litigation.

New for 2013, the program includes more in-depth, focused sessions that delve into the most hot button issues and challenges in the world of ITC litigation. This unique event will provide attendees with a combination of the latest updates and practical guidance from a stellar faculty of ITC decision-makers and staff, as well as senior-level in-house counsel and highly respected members of the 337 bar.

Pre-conference Workshop:

What Every Practitioner Should know about Motion Practice at the ITC: An In-Depth, Practical Guide to Drafting, Asserting and Arguing Key Motions During 337 Investigations

Speakers:
Darryl Woo, Partner, Fenwick & West LLP
Curt Holbreich, Partner, K & L Gates

During this in-depth session, gain practical litigation strategies from recognized experts in ITC motion practice. Learn about the biggest pitfalls to avoid, and the most effective strategies for winning your case before it starts. The working group leaders will discuss best practices, and will also engage in case studies and hands-on exercises for dealing with real-life scenarios. Attendees will also benefit from helpful speaker-prepared reference materials and ample opportunity to ask questions during the session.

As more cases are brought before the ITC, it is critical to ensure that you are up-to-speed on how to adjust your approach to the unique context of the ITC. This working group will also cover real-life examples and key missteps to avoid at the motion drafting stage and beyond.

The in-depth discussion will include a special focus on proven strategies for drafting and arguing discovery motions, including:

  • Motions to compel
  • Motions to compel contentions
  • Motions in limine
  • Motions for summary determination
  • Motions for sanctions — when it is ripe to allege abuse of power
  • Motions to intervene — considering the timing post-Kyocera
  • Motions to amend the pleadings
  • Motion for temporary relief