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Date(s) - Thu 06/02/2016
12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

Join SFIPLA to hear Robin Silva, Jason Gettleman and Ehsun Forghany  discuss infringement claims after Limelight Networks v. Akamai.

This insightful presentation will focus on:

  • Understanding the expanded parameters for what constitutes divided infringement post-Akamai;
  • Treatment of divided infringement claims post-Akamai;
  • Strategies for drafting enforceable claims;
  • Strategies for litigating divided infringement claims.

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Robin Silva (Morgan Lewis) – With an emphasis on emerging biotechnology and biopharmaceutical companies, Robin M. Silva manages and counsels clients in domestic and international issues, focusing on IP portfolio strategic development. Her background includes patent prosecution, IP due diligence (opinions, financings, evaluating IP portfolios in connection with due diligence for acquisitions, mergers, financings, collaborations, and partnering deals), global portfolio management and mining, technical litigation support, and working with business development personnel and licensing managers to maximize portfolio value.


Jason E. Gettleman (Morgan Lewis) brings an electrical and computer engineering background to his services, which focus on patent procurement and patent litigation in the electrical and mechanical arts. Prior to attending law school, Jason was an associate design engineer with a major New York engineering consulting firm, where he designed copper and fiber telecommunications systems. As a design engineer, he worked on the Phoenix Project, the name given to the reconstruction of the Pentagon after the September 11, 2001, attacks.

Jason spent three years in the Morgan Lewis Tokyo office where he assisted Japanese clients with US intellectual property matters, including patent litigation support. He also counseled US companies on Japan-related IP matters. During his time in Tokyo, Jason frequently lectured Japanese clients on US intellectual property rights.


Ehsun Forghany (Morgan Lewis) represents clients in litigation involving patents, trade secrets, and related intellectual property matters in federal and state courts throughout the United States. He handles all phases of litigation from inception through trial and post-trial appeals. Ehsun also counsels clients on prelitigation patent validity and infringement investigations. His cases have involved a diverse range of technologies including smartphone software, semiconductor chips, medical devices, and biometric systems.

Prior to joining Morgan Lewis, Ehsun clerked at the U.S. Attorney’s Office, where he worked extensively within the Computer Hacking and Intellectual Property Unit.

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.


Thank you to our sponsor, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius 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.