Concurrent Morning Track 2: Patent Litigation

May 6, 2020 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Practice Tips and Procedural Developments at the PTAB
Moderator: Prati Khanduri, Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox, Washington, DC

So the Federal Circuit Remanded Your Case Back to the PTAB: Issues Remanded for Further Consideration
Bridget Smith, Lowenstein & Weatherwax, LLP, Los Angeles, CA

PTAB Opinions on DiscretionaryInstitution
Rob Lytle, Microsoft Corporation, Redmond, WA

10:15 – 10:30 AM - Networking Break

What You Need to Know about Recent Changes in AIA Trial Proceedings
Scott McKeown, Ropes & Gray, LLP, Washington, DC

Winning Strategies on What to Argue before the PTAB
Naveen Modi, Paul Hastings, LLP, Washington, DC


  • Khanduri Photo Khanduri, Pratibha

    Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox | Associate

    Pratibha Khanduri, Ph.D., is an associate in Sterne Kessler’s Biotechnology & Chemical Practice group.
  • Rob Lytle Photo Lytle, Rob

    Microsoft Corporation | Assistant General Counsel

    Rob Lytle has represented clients in patent, trade secret and other intellectual property lawsuits.
  • McKeown Photo McKeown, Scott A.

    Ropes & Gray LLP | Partner

    Scott McKeown is a partner in Ropes & Gray’s intellectual property litigation practice and chair of the firm’s Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) group.
  • Modi Photo Modi, Naveen

    Paul Hastings, LLP | Partner, Litigation Department

    Naveen Modi is the Global Vice Chair of the Intellectual Property group at Paul Hastings, overseeing the firm’s Global Intellectual Property group consisting of more than 100 attorneys.
  • Smith Photo Smith, Bridget

    Lowenstein & Weatherwax, LLP | Partner

    I am a registered patent attorney specializing in trials before the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office.