Jo Dale Carother with Weintraub Tobin to Speak at TKG’s TC Heartland Decision Webinar

Jo Dale Carothers, Ph.D. with Weintraub Tobin to Speak at The Knowledge Group’s TC Heartland Decision: Impact on Patent Litigation Landscape Explored Webinar

Online PR News – 09-November-2017 – 11/10/2017 - New York, NY – The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Jo Dale Carothers, Ph.D., Shareholder with Weintraub Tobin will speak at The Knowledge Group’s webcast entitled: “TC Heartland Decision: Impact on Patent Litigation Landscape Explored.” This event is scheduled for January 31, 2018 from 12:00pm – 2:00pm (ET).

For further details, please visit: https://www.theknowledgegroup.org/webcasts/legal/intellectual-property-law/tc-heartland-decision

About Jo Dale Carothers, Ph.D.

Jo Dale Carothers is a shareholder and chair of Weintraub Tobin’s Intellectual Property group and a member of the Litigation group. Her practice emphasizes patent and trade secret litigation and licensing in the field of electrical and computer engineering.

About Weintraub Tobin
With offices in Los Angeles, Newport Beach, Sacramento, San Diego, and San Francisco, Weintraub Tobin is an innovative provider of sophisticated legal services to dynamic businesses and business owners, as well as non-profits and individuals with litigation and business needs. For more information on the firm, visit www.weintraub.com.

Abstract

The Supreme Court in TC Heartland v. Kraft Foods Group Brands has overturned a federal circuit law that permits patent litigation venue to be found wherever a defendant was subject to personal jurisdiction. The decision is changing the patent litigation landscape by significantly limiting the proper venue where patent infringement lawsuits can be brought. In effect, patent owners previously could bring patent infringement actions against domestic companies in almost any forum across the country, but that is no longer true under the Supreme Court’s narrower interpretation of the patent venue statute. Forum shopping in popular districts is expected to be dramatically restricted.

As courts implement the TC Heartland decision to existing and pending cases, it is also leaving both legal and practical questions. Join a panel of key thought leaders and patent counsel assembled by The Knowledge Group as they bring the audience to a road beyond the basics of bringing or defending against patent lawsuits as they bring an in-depth analysis of the TC Heartland ruling’s impact on the patent litigation landscape. Speakers will also provide the audience with practical strategies in bringing out the best in these lawsuits in a rapidly evolving legal climate.

Key topics include:

• TC Heartland Decision: An Overview
• TC Heartland’s Implications
• Recent Patent Litigation Trends
• Legal and Practical Uncertainties
• Practical Litigation Strategies

About The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series

The Knowledge Group was established with the mission to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webinars that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format. To contact or register for an event, please visit: http://theknowledgegroup.org/

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