Brinks Gilson & Lione attorney to speak at 2nd IP Counsel Exchange on Post-Grant Patent Challenges at the PTAB

ANN ARBOR – March 12, 2015 -Jon H. Beaupré, a shareholder in the Ann Arbor office of Brinks Gilson & Lione, one of the largest intellectual property law firms in the U.S., will serve as a presenter at the second IP Counsel Exchange on Post-Grant Patent Challenges at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) to be held March 30 – 31 in San Jose, Cali. The counsel exchange serves as a strategic guide to learning how to effectively challenge or defend patent validity at the PTAB.
Beaupré will present “Master Class: A Practitioner’s Guide to Most Effectively Utilizing Experts and Witnesses in PTAB Proceedings; Dissecting the Nuances of Witness Presentation and Posturing at the PTAB” on March 30. The session will focus on how to effectively utilize experts and witnesses in PTAB proceedings, as well as an advanced discussion of key do’s and don’ts.

At Brinks, Beaupré specializes in patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret and unfair competition law in a broad range of technologies including mechanical engineering, medical devices, wireless technology, software technology, business methods and industrial mechanical devices. He also prepares and prosecutes patents, manages patent portfolios and counsels clients regarding various patent issues.

Beaupré’s litigation experience includes reexamination and Inter Partes review proceedings, trials, preliminary injunction hearings, Markman hearings, summary judgment proceedings, and all aspects of fact and expert witness discovery. He has represented clients before the USPTO, the International Trade Commission and the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

To learn more about the 2nd IP Counsel Exchange on Post-Grant Proceedings Challenges at the PTAB, click here.

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