2020 Virtual Annual Meeting

10/28: CONCURRENT SESSION: Constitutional Issues - Arthrex

October 28, 2020 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM


Virtual - all times are eastern daylight time


90 CLE Minutes



CONCURRENT SESSION: Constitutional Issues Flowing from the Supreme Court's Ruling in Arthrex on PTAB and TTAB Proceedings


Matthew Rizzolo, Ropes & Gray, LLP, Washington, DC


Arti K. Rai, Professor of Law, Duke School of Law, Durham, NC
Christopher Walker,
Professor of Law, The Ohio State University Mortiz College of Law, Columbus, OH
Sophie Wang
, Choate Hall & Stewart LLP, Boston, MA



  • Wang-Sophie square200 Wang, Sophie

    Choate, Hall & Stewart | Principal

    Sophie Wang represents biotech, pharmaceutical, and technology companies in complex intellectual property and commercial disputes across the country. Her practice focuses on complex patent litigation and trade secrets litigation in federal and state trial and appellate courts, post-grant and inter partes review proceedings before the United States Patent and Trial Appeal Board (PTAB), and contract and licensing disputes within the life sciences and technology industries. Ms. Wang also represents leading industry organizations in submitting amicus curiae briefs to the U.S. Supreme Court and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit on a variety of key issues concerning intellectual property rights.
  • Walker, C200 Walker, Christopher

    The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law | Professor of Law

    Christopher J. Walker is the John W. Bricker Professor of Law at The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law and director of the Moritz Washington, D.C., Summer Program. At Moritz, he teaches Administrative Law, Civil Procedure, Constitutional Litigation, the Ethics of Washington Lawyering, Federal Courts, Legal Analysis and Writing (LAW II), Legislation and Regulation, and State and Local Government Law.
  • Rai, Arti200 Rai, Arti K.

    Duke Law | Elvin R. Latty Professor of Law

    Arti Rai, Elvin R. Latty Professor of Law and Faculty Director, The Center for Innovation Policy at Duke Law, is an internationally recognized expert in intellectual property (IP) law, innovation policy, administrative law, and health law.
  • Rizzolo, M200 Rizzolo, Matthew

    Ropes & Gray | Partner

    Matt Rizzolo is a litigator who works extensively with technology companies to both enforce clients’ intellectual property rights and defend clients from infringement claims. Matt has significant experience litigating patent cases in a variety of jurisdictions, including federal district courts throughout the United States, the Court of Federal Claims, and in Section 337 actions before the United States International Trade Commission.