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Date(s) - Tue 05/21/2019
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Keker & Van Nest

The complimentary event is on May 21, 2019 from 12:00 PM-1:30 PM at Keker, Van Nest & Peters LLP, 633 Battery Street, San Francisco, CA 94111.  The following legal and industry professionals will speak on the intersection of district court litigation and PTAB challenges:

Keynote speaker: Kevin Turner, Administrative Patent Judge, Patent Trial and Appeal Board

Opening remarks: Bridget Smith, Partner, Knobbe Martens

Closing remarks: Kevin Greenleaf, Counsel, Dentons


  • Mark Taylor, AGC, Patent Litigation, Microsoft
  • Bryan Sinclair, Senior Director, IP Litigation, Cisco
  • Deanna Kwong, Senior IP Litigation Counsel, Hewlett Packard Enterprise
  • Sonny Gill, Vice President, Legal, Xperi
  • Nikki Vo, AGC, Head of Patent and Trade Secret Litigation, Facebook
  • Andy Shieh, Senior Counsel, IP, Uber
  • Gabrielle Higgins, Partner, Ropes & Gray
  • Jon Wright, Director, Sterne Kessler
  • Michelle Armond, Partner, Armond Wilson
  • Matthias Kamber, Partner, Keker, Van Nest & Peters
  • Todd Walters, Shareholder, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney

California CLE will be provided for attorneys. There are currently a little over 20 seats remaining for the event.  The event is complimentary, and lunch will be provided.  Networking opportunities are available from 11:30-12:00 and from 1:30-2:00.  If you are interested in attending, please register at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/spring-luncheon-on-trending-topics-at-the-ptab-tickets-60768830207.