2016 AIPLA Annual Meeting
Marriott Wardman Park Hotel
William Atkins, Pillsbury partner, will moderate the “PTAB Trials: A Live PTAB Hearing” panel discussion on Friday, October 28 from 8:45 am – 11:45 am.
GW Law Conference: Post-Grant Practice Roundtable Discussion
GW Law School
William Atkins, Pillsbury partner, will speak during the “GW Law Conference: Post-Grant Practice Roundtable Discussion” on Friday, October 7, 2016.
George Washington University Law School Symposium on Intellectual Property
The George Washington University Law School
As intellectual property law continues to evolve, companies are finding more challenges on how best to protect their IP assets. An understanding of the changing legal landscape and the approaches of the USPTO and the courts is imperative.
The Sedona Conference WG9 and WG10 Joint Midyear Meeting
Four Seasons Hotel Miami
Gary Hoffman, Pillsbury senior counsel, will co-present the “Mission and overview” opening remarks on Monday, May 18 from 8:30 am – 8:45 am, and the following session, “Achieving the goals of patent reform: legislative efforts v. bench and bar,” from 8:45 am – 10:00 am. Mr. Hoffman will also present during the 10:15 am – 11:15 am session entitled “A fresh look at the timing and substance of preliminary infringement and invalidity contentions and amendment practices – Should “preliminary contentions” be considered as “final contentions” absent showing good cause for changing?”
William Atkins, Pillsbury partner, will present during the “Impact of Alice v. CLS Bank—when and how the courts should address Section 101 patentability” session on Tuesday, May 19 from 10:45 am – 11:45 am.
Post-Grant Procedures at the Patent Office: Timely Cure or New Disease?
John and Frances Angelos Law Center
William Atkins, Pillsbury partner, will participate in the “Current Status of Post-Grant Proceedings” panel discussion on Friday, April 17, 2015 from 10:30am – 11:45 am ET.
2014 AIPLA Annual Meeting
William Atkins, Pillsbury partner, will participate on a panel discussing "The Triple Crown: Trials, Turmoil and Tribulations" on October 23, 2014 during the 2014 AIPLA Annual Meeting in Washington, DC.
Pillsbury's 2013 CLE Marathon – Virginia
Virginia- Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner
2013 IPO Annual Meeting
Sheraton Boston Hotel
Join Pillsbury attorneys William Atkins, Jack Barufka, Patrick Doody, and Robert Bedgood at the Boston IPO Annual Meeting which will offer a mix of educational programs, committee meetings, networking opportunities and exhibits. Renew acquaintances and make new friends by attending the Monday Dinner Reception at America’s oldest baseball park, Fenway Park.
Trial of a Patent Case
William Atkins, in the firm's Northern Virginia office, is a faculty planner and presenter at the "Trial of a Patent Case" event, a two-day advanced ALI-ABA course of study for corporate counsel and private practitioners, May 30-31 in New York.
The Corporate Counsel Committee presents: Effective Use of Privilege By Corporate Counsel
The protections of the attorney-client privilege and work product have the potential to be implicated for every document an attorney creates, as well as certain types of documents created by non-lawyers, yet the scope of these protections is often misunderstood. That is especially true as it relates to in-house attorneys, whose communications generally involve both business and legal aspects, and for practitioners outside the United States, where the law of privilege is often much less robust.
Trial of a Patent Case
William Atkins, in the firm's Northern Virginia office, is a faculty planner and presenter at the "Trial of a Patent Case" event, a two-day advanced ALI-ABA course of study for corporate counsel and private practitioners, October 7-8 in New York. This innovative and practical course of study, now in its sixteenth year and comprising more than 12 hours of instruction, answers this question and many more.