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Ronald I. Eisenstein, Partner, Nixon Peabody LLP, to Speak at KC’s America Invents Act (AIA): Third-Party Patent Litigation Challenges in 2015 Live Webcast

New York, NY, February 12, 2015 --( The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Ronald I. Eisenstein, Partner, Nixon Peabody LLP will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ webcast entitled: “America Invents Act (AIA): Third-party Patent Litigation Challenges in 2015 LIVE Webcast.” This event is scheduled for Thursday, February 19, 2015 @ 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM (ET).

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Ronald I. Eisenstein
Ronald Eisenstein focuses his practice on life sciences and intellectual property counseling. He helps clients devise and execute strategies for managing their patent portfolios and also helps clients navigate the changing patent landscape. Key areas of concentration include: personalized medicine including diagnostics, proteomics, biomarkers, companion diagnostics and related systems; cancer vaccines; immune modulation; stem cells; gene therapy; angiogenesis modulation; signal transduction; and primate lentiviruses.

Ronald has worked with many clients to develop and implement a wide variety of patent strategies including strategic patent procurement, portfolio development, competitive intelligence and analysis, licensing and enforcement of the patents. He also helps clients understand, and effectively use post-issuance procedures such as oppositions and interferences–both offensively and defensively. In addition, Ronald provides freedom-to-operate guidance to clients as well as due diligence for acquisitions and financing.

About Nixon Peabody LLP
Nixon Peabody LLP is a full-service law firm with more than 600 attorneys located in offices throughout the United States, as well as in Asia and Europe. The firm’s Intellectual Property Group is comprised of a Patents team, an IP Litigation team, and a Trademarks and Copyrights team. The Patents team has more than 80 attorneys, scientists and patent agents with deep experience in a wide variety of disciplines and technical areas. The firm’s patent attorneys provide a full suite of services including strategic portfolio management, patent prosecution, licensing, IP due diligence and post-issuance procedures.

Event Synopsis:

The Leahy-Smith America Invents Act (AIA) provides three types of third party litigation challenges: Post Grant Review, Inter Partes Review, and Pre-issuance Submissions. It is important to understand these litigation alternatives to avoid patent litigation.

In this two hour live webcast, a panel of key thought leaders and experts assembled by The Knowledge Group will provide a discussion of the fundamentals and recent updates regarding Third-party Patent Litigation Challenges under the America Invents Act (AIA).

Key topics include:
• Three Litigation Alternatives - An Overview
• Post Grant Review
• Inter Partes Review
• Pre-issuance Submissions
• Covered Business Methods
• The 'Reasonable Likelihood' Standard
• Judicial Review of PTAB Decisions

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