◆Title: Interplay In Patent Litigation In The U.S. District Courts And The PTAB
◆Date: May 18th, 2022
◆Time: 8:30 - 9:30 PM (ET)
◆Format: Zoom Webinar
◆Fee: Free 
※We only accept registrations with company email addresses.
Patent litigation in the U.S. often occurs simultaneously in the District Courts and the Patent Trial and Appeal Board of the USPTO (PTAB). This program will address the important strategic and procedural considerations that arise from the interplay in patent litigation in these two forums, including "Fintiv" discretion by the PTAB and venue in the District Courts.


1. Panelist Introduction
 8:30 – 8:35 PM (ET) | 9:30 – 9:35 AM (JST) 
2. Interplay In Patent Litigation In The U.S. District Courts And The PTAB
 8:35 – 9:05 PM (ET) | 9:35 – 10:05 AM (JST) 
3. Moderated Discussion
 9:05 – 9:20 PM (ET) | 10:05 – 10:20 AM (JST) 
4. Audience Q&A
 9:20 – 9:30 PM (ET) | 10:20 – 10:30 AM (JST) 

※The webinar will be conducted in English.


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Gene Lee 
Partner (Perkins Coie LLP)
Gene Lee is an experienced lead counsel in patent litigations who is known for his thoughtful work and dedication to clients. In addition to patent litigation in the federal courts and the U.S. International Trade Commission, he regularly works on Patent Trial and Appeal Board trials, and also trade secret, copyright, trademark, unfair competition, and licensing disputes. Beyond adversarial matters, he also advises clients on licensing, patent portfolio analysis, and the IP aspects of corporate transactions.

He has represented major U.S. and Asian companies in high-stakes disputes. Gene represented through trial the world’s largest alcoholic beverages company in the first investigation in the USITC pilot program for potential early disposition of cases. He also represented Taiwan’s first innovator drug company in a licensing dispute and supported related litigation in Taiwan regarding ownership of patent rights.

Recognized by Chambers Global, IAM Patent 1000 and Managing IP for excellence, Gene regularly speaks, publishes and offers commentary on recent trends and important issues in patent law and IP litigation.

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Associate (Perkins Coie LLP)
Moeka Takagi is an associate in Perkins Coie’s Intellectual Property practice. She has experience handling various aspects of patent litigation matters including prior art analyses, discovery, legal analysis, and briefing. Prior to law school, Moeka worked as a patent agent, counseling clients on prosecution strategies and patentability evaluations.
Moeka is a graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles Law School.

Vlad Lobatchev
Director of Engagement Management and Data Science

As an Engagement Manager and a Director of Data Science and Strategy, Vlad Lobatchev is responsible for ensuring that our clients always receive top-tier customer experience and best-in-breed technology to enhance their e-Discovery workflows. He draws on his extensive professional experience and legal background to guide development and implementation of innovative technological solutions and workflows on client engagements. Prior to joining FRONTEO, he was an attorney for two years specializing in general corporate and finance law – taxation, contracts, corporate formation, and administration.

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SVP, Discovery Consulting Division (FRONTEO USA)
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