MWI23  (1280 × 370 px)

10/28 - AM Concurrent Track 1 - Post-Grant/Litigation

October 28, 2022 10:15 AM to 12:00 PM


Potomac C, 1-3


105 CLE Minutes



Moderator: Jonathan Bowser, Haynes and Boone, LLP, Washington, DC

Interplay Between Inter Partes Review and Ex Parte Reexamination: Strategic Differences Between IPR and Reexamination; Staying Co-Pending Reexaminations in View of Instituted IPR Proceedings
Charles Macedo, Amster Rothstein & Ebenstein LLP, New York, NY

In the Interests of Justice: Metes and Bounds of Additional Discovery at the PTAB
Brian Murphy, Haug Partners LLP, New York, NY

Arthrex Update:  Director Review – Searching for an item that the Statute already kept us from losing?
James Donald Smith, Ecolab, St. Paul, MN


  • Bowser, Jonathan

    Haynes Boone | Counsel

    Jonathan Bowser is a registered patent attorney focusing on patent litigation disputes before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) and federal district courts. Jonathan has been counsel in more than 125 AIA trials before the PTAB, representing both patent challengers and patent owners, and litigates appeals before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. He also prepares and prosecutes patent portfolios in the U.S. and abroad with a specific focus on electrical, computer, networking, and medical device technologies. Jonathan is a frequent author and presenter on post-grant issues.
  • Macedo, Charles

    Amster, Rothstein & Ebenstein LLP | Partner

    Charles R. Macedo, a physicist by training, litigates in all areas of intellectual property law, including patent, trademark and copyright law, with a special emphasis in complex litigation and appellate work. Companies and individuals from a wide range of industries turn to him to develop offensive and defensive strategies for the development and enforcement of their patent and trademark portfolios.
  • Murphy, Brian P.

    Haug Partners | Partner

    From September 2013 through September 2017, Mr. Murphy served as an Administrative Patent Judge at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (“PTAB”) of the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office in Alexandria, Virginia. During that time he presided over nearly 200 post grant review trial proceedings (Inter Partes Review, Post Grant Review, and Covered Business Method Review). As a PTAB trial judge he presided over interlocutory discovery and motion proceedings, heard oral argument, and drafted numerous substantive decisions. For three years he served as a Lead Judge on the PTAB leadership team, which included management, supervision, and mentoring of Administrative Patent Judges trained in the biotechnology, pharmaceutical, and chemical arts.
  • Smith, James Donald

    Ecolab USA | Chief IP Counsel

    James Donald Smith serves as Chief IP Counsel of Ecolab USA. In his current position, Smith oversees the company’s global operations relating to patents, trademarks, and copyrights, and other matters related to protection of Ecolab innovation.