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Thomas K. Hedemann, Counsel, Axinn, Veltrop & Harkrider LLP to Speak at the Knowledge Group’s Medical Device and Life Sciences Patent Litigation in 2019

The Knowledge Group, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Thomas K. Hedemann, Counsel, Axinn, Veltrop & Harkrider LLP will speak at its webcast entitled, “Medical Device and Life Sciences Patent Litigation in 2019: Subject Matter Eligibility Lessons from Recent Federal Court Decisions Live Webcast.”

New York, NY, June 22, 2019 --( This event is scheduled for Thursday, July 18, 2019 from 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm (ET).

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About Thomas K. Hedemann

Thomas Hedemann focuses his practice on intellectual property and commercial litigation. His experience ranges across all aspects of litigation from pre-litigation counseling and strategy through fact and expert discovery, dispositive motions and trial. Thomas also has significant appellate experience before the Federal and Second Circuit Courts of Appeals. In the area of intellectual property, he has represented clients in cases involving diverse technologies, specializing in pharmaceutical cases brought under the Hatch-Waxman Act. In the area of commercial litigation, he has represented clients on matters involving supply contracts, employment contracts, insurance claims and various business torts.

About Axinn, Veltrop & Harkrider LLP

Axinn combines the skills, experience and dedication of the world's largest firms with the focus, responsiveness, efficiency and attention to client needs of the best boutiques. The firm was established in the late 1990s by lawyers from premier Wall Street firms with a common vision: provide the highest level of service and strategic acumen in antitrust, intellectual property and high-stakes litigation. Axinn’s lawyers have served as lead or co-lead counsel on nearly half a trillion dollars in transactions and, in the last 10 years alone, have handled more than 250 litigations.


The medical device and life sciences industries can be characterized as extremely innovative but also legally complex, highly competitive, and fiercely regulated fields. Emerging legal issues and recent federal court decisions involving subject matter eligibility, such as Vanda, also continue to significantly shape the patent litigation landscape.

Navigating patent disputes in these fields requires up-to-date knowledge of the recent challenges and developments hounding medical device and life sciences businesses.

Join a panel of key thought leaders and distinguished professionals assembled by The Knowledge Group as they bring the audience to a road beyond the basics of medical device and life sciences patent litigation, and as they delve into the in-depth analysis of the subject matter eligibility lessons from recent federal court decisions. Speakers will also run down the implications of the most recent updates, as well as offer practical tips to successfully navigate through proceedings.

Key topics include:

Vanda and Its Implications
The Recent CAFC Case Holding that One of the PTO’s Guidance Examples is Inconsistent with Case Law
Recent CAFC Cases Involving Early 101 Challenges
Recent Legislative Activity Regarding 101

About The Knowledge Group

The Knowledge Group is a leading provider of Continuing Legal Education, CLE, for lawyers, Continuing Professional Education, CPE, for accountants and a variety of other types of continuing education for other professions. Our mission is to deliver quality continuing education programs utilizing industry trends and the latest technology to communicate regulatory shifts and contributions made to different fields. Our insightful and engaging webcasts are brought to you by leading influencers to offer a multitude of perspectives and outlooks.

In bringing together thought leaders, regulators, and subject matter experts from around the world, The Knowledge Group strives to be the best-in-class provider of continuing education. The experts we engage with analyze the latest trends, insights, and developments in their industries to bring forth content you can’t get anywhere else.

We can be reached via our website, over the phone at (646) 844-0200 or email us at We look forward to having you learn with The Knowledge Group.
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