Laurence & Phillips IP Law

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Kevin Laurence

Publications and Presentations

Publications

Treatises

  • “Post-Grant Patent Practice” (coauthor), Patent Resources Group, 2012–2017

  • “Patent Reexamination and Reissue Practice” (coauthor), Patent Resources Group, 2009–2011

  • “Post-Grant Proceedings Before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board” (contributing author), Practising Law Institute, 2014

Articles

  • “PTAB's Discretion to Deny Institution” (coauthor), Practising Law Institute's USPTO Post-Grant Trials 2018, May 2018

  • “Amendments in Review Proceedings” (coauthor), Intellectual Property Today, 20–22, July 2014

  • “Redundant Patentability Challenges in Review Petitions” (coauthor), Intellectual Property Today, 22–23, Feb. 2014

  • “Stays Pending Review” (coauthor), Intellectual Property Today, 34–35, Dec. 2013

  • “Representation at the PTAB and Litigation Counsel” (coauthor), Intellectual Property Today, 33–35, Oct. 2013

  • “Printed Publications in Reexamination and Inter Partes Review” (coauthor), Intellectual Property Today, 33–35, Sept. 2013

  • “Prosecution Bars in Litigation with Concurrent Reexamination or Review Proceedings” (coauthor), Intellectual Property Today, 20–22, July 2013

  • “The Enablement Requirement for References in Reexamination and Inter Partes Review” (coauthor), Intellectual Property Today, 11, Apr. 2013

  • “Reexamination and Review Proceedings In Light of Belkin” (coauthor), Intellectual Property Today, 34–35, Mar. 2013

  • “Options When Reexamination Is Not Ordered as Requested” (coauthor), Intellectual Property Today, 15–17, Feb. 2013

  • “Reexamination After or in a Late Stage of Litigation” (coauthor), Intellectual Property Today, 14–16, Dec. 2012

  • “Petitions for Inter Partes Review” (coauthor), Intellectual Property Today, 14–15, Nov. 2012

  • “Constitutionality of Reexamination is Confirmed Again” (coauthor), Intellectual Property Today, 6–7, Sept. 2012

  • “Recent Changes to Reissue That Are Favorable for Patent Owners” (coauthor), Intellectual Property Today, 11–13, Aug. 2012

  • “Broadening Reissue: Material Narrowing as Clarified by In re Youman,” (coauthor) Intellectual Property Today, 20–21, July 2012

  • “Top 20 Practice Tips for Patent Owners in Reexamination – Part II” (coauthor), Intellectual Property Today, 16–17, June 2012

  • “Top 20 Practice Tips for Patent Owners in Reexamination – Part I” (coauthor), Intellectual Property Today, 34–35, May 2012

  • “Supplemental Examination and the Proposed Rules” (coauthor), Intellectual Property Today, 7–9, Mar. 2012

  • “When is Ex Parte Reexamination Available?” (coauthor), Intellectual Property Today, 22–23, Feb. 2012

  • “Argument-Based Estoppel in Reexamination and Reissue” (coauthor), Intellectual Property Today, 8–9, Jan. 2012

  • “Post-Grant Review Proceedings Compared with EPO Oppositions” (coauthor), Intellectual Property Today, 32–35, Dec. 2011

  • “Changes to Reexamination under the America Invents Act” (coauthor), Intellectual Property Today, 22–23, Nov. 2011

  • “License and Settlement Agreements in Relation to Reexamination and Review Proceedings” (coauthor), Intellectual Property Today, 28–31, Oct. 2011

  • “Protests in Reissue Applications” (coauthor), Intellectual Property Today, 18–19, Sept. 2011

  • “Reexamination in Light of i4i and Therasense” (coauthor), Intellectual Property Today, 22–24, Aug. 2011

  • “Amendment Rights in Reexamination” (coauthor), Intellectual Property Today, 8–9, July 2011

  • “Broadening Reissue: The Recapture Rule and Material Narrowing” (coauthor), Intellectual Property Today, 14–16, June 2011

  • “Patent Reexamination and Willful Infringement” (coauthor), Intellectual Property Today, 14–15, May 2011

  • “Broadening Reissue: The Recapture Rule and Surrendered Subject Matter” (coauthor), Intellectual Property Today, 30–32, Apr. 2011

  • “Reexamination and Injunctive Relief” (coauthor), Intellectual Property Today, 28–29, Mar. 2011

  • “Reexam + Reissue = Merger, Suspension or Concurrent Prosecution” (coauthor), Intellectual Property Today, 14–16, Feb. 2011

  • “Do You Need Separate Reexamination Counsel?” (coauthor), Intellectual Property Today, 12–13, Jan. 2011

  • “Reexam + Reexam = Merger (Usually)” (coauthor), Intellectual Property Today, 20–21, Dec. 2010

  • “The Presumption of Validity after Reexamination or Reissue” (coauthor), Intellectual Property Today, 30–31, Nov. 2010

  • “Notice of Concurrent Proceedings in Reexamination and Reissue” (coauthor), Intellectual Property Today, 32–33, Oct. 2010

  • “Requesting Inter Partes Reexamination” (coauthor), Intellectual Property Today, 12–13, Sept. 2010

  • “Multiple Reexamination Requests” (coauthor), Intellectual Property Today, 8–9, Aug. 2010

  • “Requesting Reexamination: Requirements and Best Practices” (coauthor), Intellectual Property Today, 26–27, July 2010

  • “Supplemental Examination Under the Patent Reform Act of 2010” (coauthor), Intellectual Property Today, 8–9, June 2010

  • “Post-Grant Proceedings Under the Patent Reform Act of 2010” (coauthor), Intellectual Property Today, 18–20, May 2010

  • “Substantial New Questions of Patentability” (coauthor), Intellectual Property Today, 34–35, Apr. 2010

  • “Proposed Post-Grant Review Proceedings and Reexamination” (coauthor), Intellectual Property Today, 14–16, Mar. 2010

  • “Claim Changes in Reexamination and Reissue” (coauthor), Intellectual Property Today, at 24–26, Feb. 2010

  • “Post-Grant Options for Patent Owners” (coauthor), Intellectual Property Today, at 20–23, Jan. 2010

Presentations

  • Instructor, "Post-Grant Patent Practice," Patent Resources Group, Sarasota, Florida, scheduled for Apr. 7–9, 2019

  • Instructor, "Post-Grant Patent Practice," Patent Resources Group, Incline Village, Nevada, Oct. 10–12, 2018

  • Panelist, "GW Law Conference: Post-Grant Practice Roundtable Discussion," George Washington University Law School, Washington, D.C., Sept. 28, 2018

  • Presenter, "Evolving PTAB Trial Practice: Navigating Complex Procedural Rules," Strafford Legal, webinar, Sept. 12, 2018

  • Presenter, "Strategies for Challenging U.S. Patent Rights," American Chemical Society, Boston, Massachusetts, Aug. 19, 2018

  • Panelist, "Supreme Court Update: Analysis and Impact of Oil States and SAS Institute," American Conference Institute, Washington, D.C., July 17–18, 2018

  • Presenter, "Successfully Instituting (or Defending) an IPR," Practising Law Institute's USPTO Post-Grant Trials 2018, San Francisco, California, May 15, 2018

  • Presenter, "Current PTAB Issues," Intellectual Property Owners European Conference, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, May 3, 2018

  • Instructor, "Post-Grant Patent Practice," Patent Resources Group, New Orleans, Louisiana, Apr. 15–17, 2018

  • Moderator, "Navigating the Changing PTAB and Evolving Prosecution Practice," Utah IP Summit, Salt Lake City, Utah, Feb. 23, 2018

  • Presenter, "Review Proceedings and Prosecution Strategies," Kraus & Weisert, Munich, Germany, Oct. 19, 2017

  • Instructor, "Post-Grant Patent Practice," Patent Resources Group, Palm Springs, California, Oct. 15–17, 2017

  • Panelist, "GW Law Conference: Post-Grant Practice Roundtable Discussion," George Washington University Law School, Washington, D.C., Sept. 28, 2017

  • Panelist, "Hot Topics in AIA Trials," IPO Annual Meeting, San Francisco, California, Sept. 19, 2017

  • Presenter, "Strategies for Challenging U.S. Patent Rights," American Chemical Society, Washington, D.C., Aug. 20, 2017

  • Presenter, "Evolving PTAB Trial Practice: Navigating Complex Procedural Rules," Strafford Legal, webinar, May 25, 2017

  • Presenter, "Keeping Up-to-Speed with Cuozzo, its 'Properly Reviewable Shenanigans,' and Related Jurisprudence," Third Annual Post-Grant PTO Proceeding, American Conference Institute, New York City, New York, May 10, 2017

  • Instructor, "Post-Grant Patent Practice," Patent Resources Group, Orlando, Florida, Apr. 5–7, 2017

  • Moderator, "Patent Owners and Petitioners Weigh In," PTAB Bar Association, Washington, D.C., Mar. 2, 2017

  • Presenter, "Navigating Administrative Law in Patent Appeals Involving Review Proceedings," Strafford Legal, webinar, Jan. 12, 2017

  • Presenter, "Ethics in Post-Grant Proceedings at the PTAB," IPO’s IP Chat Channel, webinar, Nov. 10, 2016

  • Presenter, "Patent Prosecution Strategies for Review Proceedings," Rochester Intellectual Property Law Association, Rochester, New York, Nov. 4, 2016

  • Instructor, “Post-Grant Patent Practice,” Patent Resources Group, San Antonio, Texas, Oct. 19–21, 2016

  • Presenter, "Reissue," IPO’s Post-Grant Patent Office Practice Committee, webinar, Oct. 11, 2016

  • Panelist, "GW Law Conference: Post-Grant Practice Roundtable Discussion," George Washington University Law School, Washington, D.C., Oct. 7, 2016

  • Panelist, “PTAB/IPR Discussion,” AIPLA & USPTO’s PTAB Bench and Bar Conference, Alexandria, VA, June 15, 2016

  • Instructor, “Post-Grant Patent Practice,” Patent Resources Group, Tampa, Florida, Apr. 10–12, 2016

  • Panelist, “The Broadest Reasonable Claim Construction: Does the Board Have the Authority to Construe Claims Differently from District Court,” 5th Annual Patent Administrative Law Symposium, Washington, D.C., Mar. 22, 2016

  • Panel Moderator, “PTAB/IPR Discussion,” IPO & USPTO’s Patent Bar & Office Dialog Summit, Washington, D.C., Mar. 15, 2016

  • Presenter, “PTAB vs. District Courts: Pros & Cons,” Patexia webinar, Feb. 11, 2016

  • Panelist, “Transforming IP Management,” CPA Global’s Silicon Valley IP Forum, Palo Alto, Oct. 28, 2015

  • Instructor, “Post-Grant Patent Practice,” Patent Resources Group, Santa Ana Pueblo, New Mexico, Oct. 17–19, 2015

  • Panelist, “GW Law Conference: Post-Grant Practice Roundtable Discussion,” George Washington University Law School, Washington, D.C., Oct. 13, 2015

  • Instructor, “Post-Grant Patent Practice: Review Proceedings and Reexamination,” Patent Resources Group, Orlando, Florida, Apr. 12–14, 2015

  • Instructor, “Post-Grant Patent Practice: Review Proceedings and Reexamination,” Patent Resources Group, Las Vegas, Nevada, Sept. 27–29, 2014

  • Instructor, “Post-Grant Patent Practice: Review Proceedings,” Patent Resources Group, Arlington, Virginia, July 8, 2014

  • Presenter, “Implications for IPRs in Biotech, Pharmaceuticals, and the Chemical Arts,” Oblon’s Patents Post-Grant Webinar Series, June 18, 2014

  • Presenter, “Leveraging Post-Grant Patent Proceedings Before the PTAB,” Strafford Legal, webinar, June 12, 2014

  • Instructor, “Post-Grant Patent Practice: Reissue, Owner-Requested Reexamination, and Supplemental Examination,” Patent Resources Group, Bonita Springs, Florida, Apr. 2, 2014

  • Instructor, “Post-Grant Patent Practice: Review and Reexamination,” Patent Resources Group, Bonita Springs, Florida, Mar. 30–Apr. 1, 2014

  • Panelist, “Strategies for Success in Post-Grant Proceedings,” Intellectual Property Owners PTO Day, Washington, D.C., Mar. 25, 2014

  • Instructor, “Post-Grant Patent Practice: Review, Reexamination, Reissue, and Supplemental Examination,” Patent Resources Group, Huntington Beach, California, Oct. 16–18, 2013

  • Presenter, “Review Proceedings,” IP Section of the Utah State Bar, Salt Lake City, Utah, June 18, 2013

  • Panelist, “Inter Partes Review Basics,” Intellectual Property & Technology Institute, Intellectual Property Law Section of the Colorado Bar Association, Denver, Colorado, May 31, 2013

  • Instructor, “Post-Grant Patent Practice: Review, Reexamination, Reissue, and Supplemental Examination,” Patent Resources Group, Orlando, Florida, Apr. 7–9, 2013

  • Instructor, “Post-Grant Patent Practice: Review, Reexamination, Reissue, and Supplemental Examination,” Patent Resources Group, Indian Wells, California, Oct. 17–19, 2012

  • Panelist, “Inter Partes Review: Rules & Strategy, Intellectual Property Owners Association,” webinar, Sept. 6, 2012

  • Moderator, “Final PTO Rules Implementing AIA Changes to Patent Examination,” Federal Circuit Bar Association, Washington, D.C., August 23, 2012

  • Presenter, “Utilizing New Procedures to Challenge Troubling Patents,” Sixth National Forum on Freedom to Operate, American Conference Institute, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, July 30–31, 2012

  • Presenter, “Post-Grant Patent Practice,” Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys, London, United Kingdom, May 9, 2012

  • Presenter, “Overview of the America Invents Act,” Association of Danish Intellectual Property Attorneys, Copenhagen, Denmark, May 8, 2012

  • Lecturer, “Overview of Post-Grant Patent Practice,” Patent Prosecution course, Lewis & Clark Law School, Portland, Oregon, Apr. 4, 2012

  • Instructor, “Post-Grant Patent Practice: Review, Reexamination, Reissue, and Supplemental Examination,” Patent Resources Group, Bonita Springs, Florida, Mar. 29–31, 2012

  • Panelist, “USPTO Post-Grant Proceedings After New Patent Reform Law,” Strafford Publications, webinar, September 28, 2011

  • Instructor, “Patent Reexamination and Reissue Practice,” Patent Resources Group, Naples, Florida, Apr. 14–16, 2011

  • Lecturer, “Post-Grant Patent Practice,” Patent Prosecution course, Lewis & Clark Law School, Portland, Oregon, Apr. 7, 2011

  • Presenter, “Patent Validity Challenges and Patent Reform Legislation,” IPSA at the University of Michigan Law School, Ann Arbor, Michigan, Mar. 14, 2011

  • Instructor, “Patent Reexamination and Reissue Practice,” Patent Resources Group, Palm Springs, California, Oct. 3–5, 2010

  • Presenter, “Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology: PTO’s 2010 Obviousness Guidelines,” Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys, London, United Kingdom, Sept. 22, 2010

  • Presenter, “Merger and Suspension of Concurrent Inter Partes Reexamination and Reissue Proceedings,” Committee on Patent Office Inter Partes Proceedings of the Intellectual Property Owners Association, Aug. 17, 2010

  • Instructor, “Patent Reexamination and Reissue Practice,” Patent Resources Group, Bonita Springs, Florida, Apr. 15–17, 2010

  • Panel Moderator, “Reexamination Tips and Strategies” a panel discussion featuring Gregory Morse, the Director of the Central Reexamination Unit, Oregon Patent Law Association, Portland, Oregon, Mar. 15, 2010

  • Panel Moderator, “Perspectives of Feedstock Suppliers on the Bio-based Chemical Value Chain,” Infocast’s Bio-Based Chemical Conference, San Diego, California, Feb. 10, 2010

  • Presenter, “Overview of Patent Reexamination and Reissue,” IP Section of the King County Bar Association, Seattle, Washington, Feb. 4, 2010

  • Presenter, “Post-Grant Practice Primer,” Oregon Patent Law Association, Portland, Oregon, Dec. 7, 2009

  • Presenter, “Obviousness for Drug Compounds and Formulations,” Danish Patent Office, Taastrup, Denmark, Nov. 11, 2009

  • Presenter, “Reexamination and Post-Grant Review Proceedings,” IP Section of the Utah State Bar, Salt Lake City, Utah, Oct. 23, 2009

  • Instructor, “Patent Reexamination and Reissue Practice,” Patent Resources Group, Las Vegas, Nevada, Oct. 4–6, 2009

  • Instructor, “Patent Reexamination and Reissue Practice,” Patent Resources Group, Orlando, Florida, Apr. 23–25, 2009

  • Presenter, “Reissue Practice,” SIPLA at Santa Clara University School of Law, Santa Clara, California, Mar. 17, 2009

  • Presenter, “Supreme Court’s Review of the Obviousness Test,” Utah IP Summit, Salt Lake City, Utah, Feb. 16, 2007

  • Presenter, “Supreme Court’s Review of the Obviousness Test,” Oregon Patent Law Association, Portland, Oregon, Dec. 6, 2006

  • Presenter, “Supreme Court’s Review of the Obviousness Test,” Orange County Patent Law Association, Costa Mesa, California, Oct. 25, 2006

  • Presenter, “Ownership of an Employee’s Invention,” Utah State Bar’s Annual Convention, Newport Beach, California, July 14, 2006

  • Presenter, “Claim Construction of Markush Groups and Other Alternative Limitations,” Sixth Advanced Forum on Biotech Patents, American Conference Institute, San Francisco, California, Feb. 16, 2006

  • Workshop co-leader, “Building and Managing Patent Portfolios in the Life Sciences,” Henry Stewart Conference Studies, San Francisco, California, Sept. 27, 2005