We are pleased to announce that Steven Auvil will be moderating a panel session titled Getting Trials Back on Track: Litigation Trends Post Pandemic at the IAM’s IP 2021 Conference on November 3, 2021. Steve will be joined on the panel by Alan Albright, U.S. District Court Judge, Western District of Texas, Waco Division; James R. Myers, General Counsel, Tristar Products; Shayne O’Reilly, Assoc. General Counsel and Head of Open Source and Licensing, Facebook; Gael D. Tisack, Global Head, IP, Olympus; and Darryl Towell, Co-founder and CEO, Docket Navigator. The session will cover the following topics:
Changes to trial preferences and procedures following pandemic related delays,
An update on key venues, including the Western District of Texas Venue determination, and the impact on trial outcomes,
The latest on Federal Circuit decisions,
ITC proceedings and trends, and
The increasing use of litigation funders, and their impact on the litigation landscape.