New York, NY, December 09, 2017 --(PR.com
)-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Eric W. Schweibenz, Partner with Oblon, McClelland, Maier & Neustadt, LLP, will speak at The Knowledge Group’s webcast entitled: “ITC Section 337 Litigation & Enforcement: A Look Back and a Sneak Peek to the Future.” This event is scheduled for January 25, 2018 from 12:00pm to 1:30pm (ET).
For further details, please visit: https://www.theknowledgegroup.org/webcasts/legal/intellectual-property-law/itc-section-337-litigation-enforcement
About Eric W. Schweibenz
Eric W. Schweibenz is a partner in Oblon’s Litigation and ITC Litigation practice groups focused on patent litigation in the federal courts and before the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC). With extensive legal experience, Mr. Schweibenz also counsels clients in all fields on a full range of trademark and copyright law issues. As a result of his successes, Mr. Schweibenz has been recognized by independent rankings outlets as a leading patent practitioner in ITC and Patent Litigation.
Mr. Schweibenz’s extensive experience in complex litigation includes representing both domestic and foreign companies and their U.S. affiliates and subsidiaries across a spectrum of diverse technologies, including automotive and hybrid electric vehicles and components thereof, medical devices, semiconductors, gas turbine engines, liquid crystal display innovations, and oil and steel production. Mr. Schweibenz received a Juris Doctor from Roger Williams University School of Law.
About Oblon, McClelland, Maier & Neustadt, LLP
For nearly 50 years, Oblon has provided a full range of intellectual property services to companies based in Japan, France, Germany, Italy, the United States and other areas of the world. Many of the firm’s culturally aware attorneys speak several languages, including Japanese, French, German, Mandarin and Korean, to enable more efficient communication with the firm’s global clients. Oblon’s team of 130+ attorneys, registered patent agents, and technical advisors include some of the country’s most respected practitioners of intellectual property law.
The Firm is consistently recognized as an industry leader, with annual accolades from reputable publications such as U.S. News & Best Lawyers, Chamber & Partners, and Intellectual Property Today. The Firm has obtained more U.S. utility patents than any other firm in the world for over 27 consecutive years.
Over the years, the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) has been resolving unfair trade practices, especially patent infringement disputes under Section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930. Section 337 provides an avenue for investigation of unlawful practices in import trade, including infringement of intellectual property rights. For the past years, under the complex legal landscape, cases, investigations, and proceedings under Section 337 have exponentially increased.
Looking ahead, more cases involving § 337 are expected to arise. To avoid potential financial and legal risks, companies should keep themselves abreast of the significant developments surrounding ITC's Section 377.
In this live webcast, a seasoned panel of thought leaders and professionals brought together by The Knowledge Group will help the audience understand the fundamentals as well as recent developments in the ITC’s Section 337 Litigation & Enforcement. Speakers will also provide a sneak peek of what lies ahead in 2018 and beyond.
Key topics include:
• Features of Section 337 Litigation
• Resolution of Section 337 Disputes
• Types of Remedial Orders Under Section 337
• The ITC's 100-Day Early Disposition Program
• Notable Court Rulings and Decisions
• Trends, Developments and Updates in 2018
About The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series
The Knowledge Group was established with the mission to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webinars that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format. To contact or register for an event, please visit: http://theknowledgegroup.org/