◆Title: Litigating trade secret misappropriation actions at the U.S. International Trade Commission
◆Date: May 25th, 2022
◆Time: 9:30 - 10:30 PM (ET)
◆Format: Zoom Webinar
◆Fee: Free 
※We only accept registrations with company email addresses.

Allegations of trade secret misappropriation have become a popular basis for Section 337 Investigations in the ITC. During this session, we will first provide an overview of the legal concepts underpinning trade secrets misappropriation, followed by a discussion of ITC-specific issues and considerations.


1. Panelist Introduction
 9:30 – 9:35 PM (ET) | 10:30 – 10:35 AM (JST) 
2. Litigating trade secret misappropriation actions at the U.S. International Trade Commission
 9:35 – 10:05 PM (ET) | 10:35 – 11:05 AM (JST) 
3. Moderated Discussion
 10:05 – 10:20 PM (ET) | 11:05 – 11:20 AM (JST) 
4. Audience Q&A
 10:20 – 10:30 PM (ET) | 11:20 – 11:30 AM (JST) 

※The webinar will be conducted in English.


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Joseph V. Colaianni 
Principal (Fish & Richardson Washington, D.C., office)
Joseph V. Colaianni is a principal in the Washington, D.C., office of Fish & Richardson P.C. Mr. Colaianni’s practice has a particular focus on litigating high-stakes patent infringement actions in U.S. district courts and the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC). Mr. Colaianni also represents clients in IPR proceedings before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and regularly represents clients based in China, Taiwan, Korea and the United States.
Prior to joining Fish & Richardson, Mr. Colaianni served as a patent examiner at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, examining patent applications relating to electronic imaging devices, including charge coupled devices and digital camera technology.
Mr. Colaianni was selected for inclusion as a “leading patent practitioner” in the 2013-2014 and 2016-2020 editions of IAM Patent 1000 for national patent prosecution and litigation practices. In the 2020 edition of IAM Patent 1000, Mr. Colaianni was recognized as a leading attorney at the ITC. He was also selected for inclusion in the 2021 “Best Lawyers in America” list by The Best Lawyers in America©.

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Linhong Zhang 
Principal (Fish & Richardson Washington, D.C., office) 

Linhong Zhang is an IP litigator who focuses his practice on developing and executing litigation strategies in complex, high-stakes, and multi-jurisdictional IP disputes in U.S. district courts, the Federal Circuit, the International Trade Commission (ITC), and the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB). He has practiced extensively in the ITC, representing both complainants and respondents in numerous technically complex matters, and is routinely sought out for his insights into ITC law and practice. Linhong is also regularly consulted on settlement and licensing matters. His practice also encompasses post-grant proceedings at the PTAB, particularly where post-grant matters must be coordinated with co-pending litigation.

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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