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Impact of COVID-19 on Intellectual Property Practice in the U.S. and Japan


The Baker Botts team usually visits Japan to present live seminars multiple times each year. In view of the COVID-19 pandemic, instead of our usual Spring visit, we held this “virtual seminar” on Thursday April 23rd for our Japanese clients and contacts, to keep in touch and share potentially helpful information during this unprecedented time.

The focus of this seminar will be on Intellectual Property considerations in light of the global pandemic. Our team will discuss the following topics:

  • Impact on Patent Prosecution, the USPTO, and Other Patent Offices around the World
  • What are U.S. courts and the PTAB doing?
  • Impact of the economy on the Intellectual Property practice in the U.S. and strategy considerations for Japanese companies
  • E-Discovery and Best Practices for Working from Home

Our speakers will be Lisa Kattan, Robert Maier, Michael Sartori and Jennifer Tempesta.

To view a recording of this webinar, click here.

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