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Blaney Harper Will Speak at the Knowledge Group’s Event

The Knowledge Group, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Blaney Harper will speak at its webcast entitled, “Significant Trends and Updates in the ITC Section 337 Investigations.” This event is scheduled for Tuesday, July 9, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm (ET).

New York City, NY, July 02, 2019 --( For further details, please visit:

About Blaney Harper

Blaney Harper's practice focuses on strategic patent litigation representing electronics, software, and information technology companies in matters such as patent enforcement in United States District Courts and the International Trade Commission (ITC). Blaney also represents and counsels clients concerning patent portfolio development and patent prosecution and appeal, including Inter Partes Review, in the USPTO. Blaney co-chairs the Firm's ITC practice and is the IP Practice Coordinator for the Washington Office.

Blaney's experience covers a broad cross-section of technology, including semiconductor structures, microprocessor architecture, memory, application-specific integrated circuits, and related hardware and software for applications such as wireless communications, fiber-optic networks, distributed computing, digital image processing, computational linguistics, computer controlled radiology, computer peripherals, accelerometers, and other electronic sensors. Blaney's engineering experience gives him keen insight into many technology issues.

Blaney has been the lead lawyer concerning infringement allegations on multiple patents on behalf of Cree Inc. (concerning LEDs), Imagination Technologies (concerning Graphic Processors), Vizio (TVs), Nexteer (auto parts), Qualcomm (communication circuits), Freescale (packaged semiconductors), Eastman Kodak Company (digital cameras), Sercel I/O (MEMs accelerometers), Lucent (internet infrastructure), and others.

Blaney has been recognized in Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) 1000 (2014-2017) ("a man of action who really knows how to drive a matter towards the right outcome for his client.") and in Managing Intellectual Property "2015 USIP Stars."

Event Synopsis:

With 74 new complaints filed in fiscal year 2018, the International Trade Commission (ITC) remains to be an attractive forum for intellectual property (IP) litigation. However, in recent years, Section 337 investigations on non-patent claims have also significantly increased. These non-statutory complaints include trade secret theft, antitrust, unfair competition, and false advertising claims. Complainants recognize the perceived effectiveness of Section 337 remedies which make the ITC a favorable venue for both statutory and non-statutory claims.

Join a panel of key thought leaders and professionals assembled by The Knowledge Group as they bring the audience to a road beyond the basics of prosecuting and/or defending against ITC claims and as they delve into the depth-analysis of the current trends and recent investigations. Speakers will also provide the audience with practical strategies in bringing out the best in these disputes in a rapidly evolving legal climate.

Key topics include:

ITC Section 337 Investigations: Overview and Statistics
Recent Trends
Notable Cases
Revised Rules on ITC Proceedings
Best Litigation Strategies

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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