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Webinar: Venue Transfer Strategies in Patent Litigation - How Will TC Heartland Change the Landscape?

February 29, 2016

I am pleased to be a panel member at the Strafford webinar described below. The webinar promises to be informative - I hope you will consider joining us. - Stan Gibson

Venue Transfer Strategies in Patent Litigation - How Will TC Heartland Change the Landscape? Determining Whether and When to File Motions to Transfer Amid Uncertainty, Assessing the Court's Questions in TC Heartland

This 90-minute CLE webinar will provide guidance to patent counsel for developing venue transfer strategies in patent cases. The panel will discuss recent §1404 trends and key considerations that parties should weigh when forming a potential transfer strategy.

Date and Time:

Thursday, March 17, 2016
1:00pm - 2:30pm EDT

Program Outline

• Current lay of the land
• TC Heartland--pre-game analysis
• Best practices and where we are headed


Program Benefits

The panel will review these and other key issues:

• What factors should counsel consider when determining whether to seek a change in venue?
• How are different courts applying §1404 and treating motions to transfer venue?
• What strategies have been effective for patent litigators when pursuing or defending motions to transfer venue?


Speakers:

Paul Devinsky, Partner, McDermott Will & Emory
Stanley M. Gibson, Chair, Patent Litigation Group, Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP
Ralph Phillips, Principal, Fish & Richardson

CLE: This webinar is eligible for at least 1.5 general CLE credits.

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Webinar: Litigating Indemnity Provisions - The Nuts and Bolts of Indemnification

February 9, 2016

My partner, Ryan Mauck, and I will be hosting a one-hour webinar on litigating indemnity provisions, which can often arise in the context of patent litigation. The webinar, taking place on March 16, is free of charge and you are invited to attend. Information about the webinar and a link to the registration page are below. - Stan Gibson

Litigating Indemnity Provisions - The Nuts and Bolts of Indemnification

Date and Time: Wednesday, March 16, 2016 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM PST

Who should attend:

• In-house counsel
• Litigators and trial lawyers
• Corporate lawyers who structure indemnity provisions
• Mediators and arbitrators

What you will gain from this webinar:

Participants will gain a better understanding of how to negotiate and draft indemnity provisions, make and respond to indemnification requests, and present a strong defense in disputes regarding indemnity agreements.

Agenda:

• Rules of contractual interpretation of indemnification provisions
• Key provisions in indemnification clauses: examples
• When indemnification includes costs of defense
• Responding to notice and demand
• Strategies for when demand is rejected

Speakers:

Stanley M. Gibson, Chair, Patent Litigation Group, Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP
Ryan Mauck, Litigation Partner, Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP

Handout material:

Handout material, including sample indemnity provisions and relevant cases will be made available to all participants.


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There is no fee for this webinar.

MCLE: A Certificate of Completion will be provided to all participants. This activity has been approved for 1 hour of Minimum Continuing Legal Education credit by the State Bar of California. Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP certifies that this activity conforms to the standards for approved education activities prescribed by the rules and regulations of the State Bar of California governing minimum continuing legal education.