Does inter partes review—an adversarial process used by the Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) to analyze the validity of existing patents—violate the Constitution by extinguishing private property rights through a non-Article III forum without a jury?
The program will be presented as a two party argument before a panel of mock justices, and will address the following topics:
- Does the AIA's IPR procedure violate Article 3?
- Are patents public or private rights?
- Does the AIA's IPR procedure violate the 7th Amendment?
If you are interested in participating as a litigator or judge in this mock trial, please contact Bowen Liu (email@example.com). This event is co-sponsored by Greenberg Traurig.
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 @ 6:00 p.m.
1900 University Avenue
East Palo Alto, CA 94303
6:00 – 6:45 p.m. – CLE Registration & Networking
6:45 – 8:00 p.m. – Program
8:00 – 8:30 p.m. – Q&A & Networking
Drinks and light appetizers will be provided.
Chinese American Lawyers of the Bay Area (CALOBA) is a professional organization for attorneys and law students in the Bay Area who are Chinese speaking or have a keen interest in Chinese law. Through our events, members and guests can network, develop professional skills, and share knowledge and ideas regarding a variety of topics, including the practice of law in the Bay Area and in China. For more information, please go to http://www.caloba.org.
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