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Date(s) - Tue 03/08/2016
12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Hanson Bridgett LLP


One of the most valuable members of the IP litigation team is the graphics person. - Hon. Paul GrewalTwo thirds of your jurors are likely visual learners. Your judge may have hated math and science in high school. How do you educate and persuade these audiences?

Using examples from recent trials, summary judgment and claim construction hearings, Michael Kelleher of Cogent Legal will address how you can be more persuasive in court with an integrated visual presentation. We’ll also take a look at the most common tools for presenting, Trial Director and PowerPoint, and discuss how they can help (or hurt) your presentation.

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Michael KelleherMichael Kelleher, Litigation Consultant: Mike is a technophile attorney who loves to argue (and win). Mike has worn many hats in his career: chemist, Reactor Controls Officer on a nuclear submarine, litigation partner, registered patent attorney, webmaster, editor of an e-discovery treatise, general counsel of a startup, and now a litigation consultant. As a litigation consultant, Mike enjoys helping litigation teams at the most interesting point of the case: when you need to explain why the jury should believe you. Mike is a member of the Executive Committee of the Litigation Section of the California State Bar, and is the editorial consultant on the Matthew Bender Practice Guide: California E-Discovery and Evidence published by LexisNexis.

Price and Registration:

Ticket Type Price (Before Ticketing Fees)
In-Person In-House Counsel Free
In-Person SFIPLA Member (Law Firm) $35
In-Person Non-Member $40
Student $10

Click here to register and pay on-line, or mail your RSVP, desired ticket type, and check made payable to SFIPLA to us at the address on our contact page.


Hanson_logoThank you to our sponsor, Hanson Bridgett LLP, for hosting this meeting.

The San Francisco Intellectual Property Law Association is an approved provider of California MCLE credit, and certifies that the above activity meets the requirements for one hour of participatory credit.