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Presentation to the Institute of Intellectual Property

January 24, 2017
Tokyo, Japan

On January 24, 2017, Bill Cass, Co-Chair of the Litigation Department, and Daniel Lent, the Japanese Practice Group Chair, spoke to 30 members of the Institute of Intellectual Property in Tokyo regarding: USPTO Post Grant Procedures, Obtaining Attorney Fees Awards in Federal Court for Proceedings Before The USPTO including Reissue, Re-examination, and PTAB Proceedings, Useful USPTO Pilot Programs, the Collaborative Search Pilot Outreach,  and Recent rulings of the U.S. Supreme Court and the Federal Circuit.

With offices in Tokyo and Washington, D.C., the objectives of the Institute are to conduct study and research concerning various domestic and overseas issues and to collect and supply information for the purpose of promoting appropriate protection and international harmonization of intellectual property and thereby contribute to the development of the industry and economy of Japan.

Bill Cass and Dan Lent at Institute of Intellectual Property in Tokyo Bill Cass, left, and Dan Lent presenting at the Institute of Intellectual Property in Tokyo.