McDermott IP Focus 2024 | Session 1: The Weaponization of Prosecution Laches

By and on February 13, 2024
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McDermott is committed to providing insightful commentary on intellectual property (IP) developments from around the world to our Japanese clients. In light of that effort, we are pleased to announce that our free webinar series, McDermott IP Focus, will continue in 2024.

During these sessions, we will explore global developments in IP, including disputes, transactions, and procurement, with a significant focus on what Japanese companies need to know during this ever-changing business landscape.

The first session will take place on February 21, 2024, and focus on the use and weaponization of prosecution laches. Discussion topics will include:

  • The recent surge in using prosecution laches as a defensive weapon
  • New US case law addressing prosecution laches
  • Using prosecution laches against patentees
  • Best practices for defending against prosecution laches

Click here for additional information and to register.

William Gaede
William (Bill) Gaede focuses his practice on intellectual property litigation in the life sciences and medical device industries. Bill serves as lead counsel for a wide range of companies and research institutes and has extensive experience in litigating life science technologies such as antibodies, proteins, small molecules and diagnostics. In addition to his jury trial experience, Bill has argued before the US Circuit Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. He further provides risk management guidance on freedom to operate issues. Read William Gaede's full bio.

Bhanu K. Sadasivan, PhD
Bhanu K. Sadasivan, PhD, focuses her practice on patent litigation, with an emphasis in the life sciences industry. She has experience litigating patent cases concerning recombinant DNA technology, pharmaceutical formulation, computer hardware and software. Read Bhanu K. Sadasivan's full bio.