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New Jersey Intellectual Property Law Association (NJIPLA)
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Postponement of the NJIPLA Patent Litigation CLE Seminar

  • 09/09/2020
  • 12:00 PM - 5:30 PM
  • APA Hotel Woodbridge, 120 S Wood Ave, Iselin, NJ 08830


  • Must be a full time student who can attend the lunch followed by the CLE seminar


Monday, March 9, 2020
Postponement of the NJIPLA Patent Litigation CLE Seminar

In response to growing concerns and uncertainty regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19), the NJIPLA Patent Litigation CLE Seminar scheduled for March 11, 2020 at the APA Woodbridge Hotel, Iselin, NJ has been postponed.

NJIPLA will continue monitoring developments concerning the coronavirus (COVID-19), and will announce a rescheduled date for the Seminar at a later date. NJIPLA will transfer all current registrations to the newly scheduled date.

Please be assured that the health and safety of our membership and event guests are our utmost priority.

Our annual Patent Litigation Seminar will feature an outstanding slate of speakers addressing hot-button patent litigation topics.

Noon – 12:45 p.m. Registration and Luncheon

12:45 – 12:50 p.m. Welcome Remarks by Bruce D. DeRenzi - President, NJIPLA, Breckenridge Pharmaceutical, Inc. (Berlin, CT)

12:50 – 1:00 p.m. Opening Remarks by Immac J. Thampoe - Chair, NJIPLA Patent Litigation Committee, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Tarrytown, NY)

1:00 – 1:40 p.m. Patent Cases at the Supreme Court: From Petitions to CVSGs to Arguments, and Everything in Between
Kannon Shanmugam, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP (Washington, DC)

1:40 – 2:20 p.m. Written Description and Enablement Issues in Pharma/Bio Patents – Latest Developments
Michael A. Morin, Latham & Watkins LLP (Washington, DC)

2:20 – 3:20 p.m. Willful Infringement: Acts of Piracy EARN 1.0 ETHICS!
Jason G. Sheasby, Irell & Manella LLP (Los Angeles, CA)

3:20 – 3:40 p.m. Refreshment Break

3:40 – 4:20 p.m. A Behind the Scenes Look at a Supreme Court Argument and a Biotech Jury Trial: A Conversation with Morgan Chu, Irell & Manella LLP (Los Angeles, CA)
Interviewed by Bindu DonovanDesmarais LLP (New York, NY)

4:20 – 4:55 p.m. Diagnosing what Ails Patent Eligibility: Can this Problem be Solved?
Donald L. ZuhnMcDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP (Chicago, IL)

4:55 – 5:30 p.m. Recent Developments in Inducement and Divided Infringement
Kevin S. Prussia, Wilmer Hale LLP (Boston, MA)



CLE: All credits are pending confirmation.
New Jersey: 4.5 Credits, including 1.0 Ethics
New York: 4.5 Credits, including 1.0 Ethics
Pennsylvania: 4.0 Credits, including 1.0 Ethics

Patent Litigation Chair Immac J. Thampoe ('Casey'), Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

NJIPLA is pleased to offer sponsorship opportunities for our events. Benefits are recognition in our pre-event emails, logo and link on the NJIPLA website, acknowledgement of sponsorship during the event welcome remarks and includes five complimentary registrations to the sponsored event. 
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Parking Free self-parking. 

Shuttle Bus

A free shuttle bus will be available to and from APA Hotel Woodbridge and Metropark Train Station during the day of the program. When you arrive at the train station, please call the hotel's front desk (732) 494-6200.