05/10: Patent Prosecution and Litigation

May 10, 2021 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM


Virtual - all times are eastern daylight time


90 minutes

The Intersection Between Patent Prosecution and Patent Litigation

Moderator: Brian Trotter, Bishop Rock, Austin, TX

  • Patent Litigator Perspective: What I Wish Patent Prosecutors Would Understand, or What I Wish I had Known Now That I’m Litigating This Patent! – Nicholas Groombridge, Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison, LLP, New York, NY
  • Patent Prosecutor Perspective: What I Wish Patent Litigators Would Understand, or What I Wish I had Known When I Prosecuted this Patent! – Linda Shudy Lecomte, Wuersch & Gering, New York, NY


  • LECOMTE_AIPLA_PIC_200 Lecomte, Linda

    Wuersch & Gering | Partner

    Linda Lecomte's practice concentrates on patent and trade secrets counseling, procurement, and acquisitions. She specializes in electrical, computer software, design, biomedical, aerospace, and mechanical arts. While she has litigated and arbitrated in the patent, trade secret, and licensing practices, in the US and assisting abroad, Linda enjoys strengthening IP portfolios and trade secret protocols. Prior to joining Wuersch & Gering, Linda was a partner at Kenyon & Kenyon LLP, including serving in their Germany office, for several years.
  • Groombridge-200 Groombridge, Nicholas

    Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP | Partner

    Nicholas Groombridge is a partner in the Litigation Department at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP who focuses exclusively on intellectual property litigation matters.
  • Trotter-200 Trotter, Brian

    Bishop Rock | Founder

    Brian Trotter is Founder of Bishop Rock, an IP Consultancy based in Austin, TX. Brian spent over 20 years as a circuit designer in the semiconductor industry before becoming a Registered Patent Agent in 2019.