Thought Leadership

Recent U.S. Patent Developments


The Baker Botts team usually visits Japan to present live seminars each year. In view of the COVID-19 pandemic, instead of our usual visit, we are holding a series of “virtual seminars” 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 recent U.S. patent developments. Our team will discuss the following topics:

  • Update on COVID-19’s Impact on U.S. Patent Litigation and Prosecution
  • Willful Infringement and Strategies for Responding to Patent Threat Letters
  • Patent Trolls Big and Small: How to Efficiently Defend Against All Types of Non-Practicing Entity Patent Assertions
  • How USPTO Examiner Type Affects Patents: Doubling the Effort

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

The webinar will take place on Thursday July 16th, 2020 at 10 am (JST.) To register for the webinar, click here.

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