Scott Eidson and Kevin Conneely to Present: University Patent Infringement Lawsuits
Scott Eidson and Kevin Conneely will present "University Patent Infringement Lawsuits: Lessons Learned from Blockbuster Cases" on Wednesday, November 18. Technology Transfer Tactics has partnered with Eidson and Conneely to offer a case study-style presentation that will shed some light on infringement cases involving universities.
This presentation will review:
- Case study of Carnegie Mellon v. Marvell and other high profile cases
- Details regarding the patent(s) in question in these select cases
- Insight into extenuating circumstances that made litigation the best course of action
- Best and worst practices on preparing for litigation
- Advice on how to minimize disruption during the litigation process
- How to monitor for and detect infringement – and what to do when you suspect it
- Weighing the pros and cons of enforcement
- IPR Considerations:
- Enforcement strategies
- Preventative steps
- PLUS! Get your questions answered during the live, interactive Q&A.
For more information or to register for this event, visit the Tech Transfer Central website.
Scott Eidson — who has a nationwide litigation practice focusing on complex intellectual property matters pending in state, federal and appellate courts — has successfully tried multimillion dollar patent and trademark cases for Fortune 500 companies. These victories led Super Lawyers to name him one of the top IP litigators in Missouri and Kansas. Also recognizing his litigation skills, Washington University School of Law, Scott’s alma mater, invited him to serve as an adjunct professor. In this role, Scott teaches trademark litigation to upper level law students and LLMs. His numerous successes include defending companies against patent infringement allegations brought by license acquisition companies (patent trolls), and obtaining attorneys’ fees for his clients. As a registered U.S. patent attorney, Scott also helps clients manage their patent portfolios during prosecution and provides strategic advice pertaining to portfolio development and enforcement. At the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, he has extensive experience representing companies in Inter Partes Review proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board.
Kevin Conneely is an experienced litigator, practicing in the area of intellectual property litigation with a focus on patent, trademark and copyright trials and arbitrations. Serving clients in a broad array of industries including consumer goods, software and communications, medical devices, business methods, and nutritional supplements, Kevin has handled a diverse case load throughout the country in state and federal trial courts, in arbitration proceedings, and on appeal. As a seasoned patent litigator, Kevin is well-suited to represent clients in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s new post-grant review (PGR) and inter-partes review (IPR) contested case proceedings.