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Panitch Schwarze Team to Discuss Hatch-Waxman Disputes in District Court and at the PTAB

Date & Time: June 30, 2020, 3:15 p.m. ET

Details: Panitch Schwarze partners Travis W. Bliss, Erin M. Dunston, and Philip L. Hirschhorn are teaming up to present a webinar for Lawline on the interplay between district court and PTAB practice, including strategic considerations and recent developments.

The program will focus on Hatch-Waxman litigation, a specific type of patent litigation involving generic pharmaceutical challenges to innovator patents. In existence for nearly 40 years, Hatch-Waxman has generated a well-developed body of case law in federal courts. Recently, generic challengers have begun to use the inter partes review process at the PTAB as an additional means to challenge innovator patents. Managing these parallel proceedings at the PTAB and in district court presents a specific set of challenges, opportunities, and strategic options for both patent owners and challengers.

The course will examine the practice and strategy of such parallel proceedings, and also discuss recent developments, trends, settlement issues, and other considerations for companies and counsel. Course objectives include:

  • Explore recent trends in Hatch-Waxman litigation
  • Identify noteworthy updates on IPR practice at the PTAB
  • Examine the interplay between PTAB and district court in Hatch-Waxman cases
  • Discuss the Strategic use of parallel proceedings
  • Gain updates on settlements and so-called pay-for-delay agreements

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About Panitch Schwarze Belisario & Nadel LLP – Panitch Schwarze Belisario & Nadel LLP is a boutique intellectual property law firm with offices in Philadelphia and Wilmington, Delaware. The firm’s IP law practitioners provide strategic litigation, licensing and counseling service relating to patents, trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets, domain names and internet issues domestically and internationally. The firm’s long-standing relationships with a network of associates worldwide enable its attorneys and advisors to provide clients with global intellectual property advice and protection.

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