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10/29: CONCURRENT SESSION: Litigation - Care and Feeding of your IP Expert

October 29, 2020 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM


Virtual - all times are eastern daylight time


90 CLE Minutes


CONCURRENT SESSION: Litigation - Care and Feeding of your IP Expert;
Strategies for Minimizing Daubert Challenges; 
Surviving a Daubert Hearing



Kyrie Cameron, Patterson + Sheridan, Houston, TX 


Lessons for the Care and Feeding of Your IP Expert: Everything you need to know from picking them, to bulletproofing their reports, to prepping them for deposition and trial.  -- Leigh Taggart, Honigman, Bloomfield Hills, MI

Strategies for Minimizing Daubert Challenges:
A deep dive on overcoming obstacles that can threaten your IP experts opinion, including topics such as insufficient discovery, apportionment, and the absence of peer review. -- Joseph Drayton, Cooley, New York, NY

Surviving Your Daubert Hearing:
Tips from the trenches on how to prepare for and win your Daubert hearing, including what to do if the unthinkable happens and your expert is excluded.  -- Christopher Larus, Robins Kaplan, LLP, Minneapolis, MN



  • Cameron, Kyrie200 Cameron, Kyrie

    Patterson + Sheridan LLP | Associate

    Kyrie Cameron joined the firm in 2015 and has since developed a diverse range of technical expertise, with special emphasis on energy, oil and gas, and electronics and semiconductor technologies. Inspired by a love for science and strong family ties to the legal industry, Kyrie obtained her undergraduate degree in biology from Baylor University and immediately began carving out a reputation for herself as a valued contributor at South Texas College of Law.
  • Larus Photo Larus, Christopher

    Robins Kaplan, LLP | Partner

    For more than 25 years, Chris has helped his clients protect their intellectual property rights. He tries complex patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret, and licensing cases. He represents both plaintiffs and defendants in courts throughout the country, and in both national and international arbitration.
  • drayton-joe-square Drayton, Joseph

    Cooley LLP | Partner

    Joseph Drayton is a first chair trial lawyer who has represented the nation’s largest enterprises in competitive and strategic litigation involving varied forms of technology. Joe’s mission as a lawyer is to find solutions to issues and disputes plaguing clients. Joe's practice background includes a broad range of intellectual property and complex commercial matters.
  • Taggart, Leigh200 Taggart, Leigh

    Honigman | Partner

    Leigh Taggart is a partner and an intellectual property litigation attorney with almost 30 years of experience. He litigates patent, trademark, copyright, antitrust, and trade secret matters throughout the U.S. in federal trial and appellate courts and before the International Trade Commission. He also has extensive experience in international intellectual property and contract cases.