LES Insights Featured Article, Week of February 12
Disclaiming or Cancelling Patent Claims During an IPR Validity Challenge May Impact Related Patent ApplicationsAppealed to the Federal Circuit

Abstract: When a patent owner attempts to resolve an IPR validity challenge at the patent office by disclaiming or cancelling some of its patent claims either before or after institution of IPR proceedings, the patent office may enter an adverse judgment that precludes the patent owner from obtaining claims that are not patentably distinct from the disclaimed or cancelled claims.

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LES University South

MARCH 20-23, 2018 | Houston, Texas

LES University-South will be held from March 20-23 2018 in Houston, Texas. Your registration includes daily continental breakfasts, lunches, and evening networking receptions. Save up to $100 through Friday, March 2.

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Annual Meeting
OCTOBER 14-17, 2018 | Boston, Massachusetts

Join us as a speaker or attendee! Get the lowest possible rate by registering and booking your hotel today. Super early bird rates end after Wednesday, January 31.

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LESI 2018 Annual Conference
APRIL 29 - MAY 2, 2018 | San Diego, California

LES (U.S.A. and Canada) will not have a spring meeting in 2018, but will instead host the LESI 2018 Annual Conference. This educational and networking conference will be held at the Manchester Grand Hyatt in San Diego.
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LES DC event: Effective Visuals for Trials and Professional Presentations

2/26/2018
EEC February Webinar: Licensing and IP considerations when working with start-ups in emerging fields

2/27/2018
Dangerous clauses in license agreements — how to spot them, how to defuse them: LES Houston chapter

2/28/2018
HTS Mobile and Consumer Electronics Webinar- February 2018

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