License Demands, Patent Litigation, and Related Proceedings for the Non-IP or New IP Attorney *** 50% OFF - LAST CHANCED

Legal Area:        Intellectual Property Business Civil Litigation Trial Appellate
Total Credit Hours:        1.50
Ethics Credit Included:        0.00
Registration Fee:        $30.00
Course Materials:        textaudiovideo
Session END DATE:        06/30/2019
Information:        LAST CHANCE
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You've just received a letter demanding your client take a patent license or cease-and-desist its infringing conduct. What should you advise your client? This CLE program will provide information on how to handle this situation for non-IP or new IP attorneys, as well as an overview of covenants to non-competes in Texas and the impact by the Texas Uniform Trade Secrets Act. This course features a streaming video and a downloadable MP3 audio presentation from a live CLE seminar by the Houston Bar Association (HBA) on February 12, 2015.

Some of the subjects to be discussed during this course include:

  • Initial Analysis and Response

  • Patent Litigation Basics

  • New Post-Grant Proceedings

  • Recent Developments from the Supreme Court and Federal Circuit

  • Proposed Legislation

Speaker: Mr. James H. Hall, an attorney and managing principal with the Wong, Cabello, Lutsch, Rutherford & Brucculeri LLP in Houston. James Hall's practice concentrates on intellectual property litigation and related proceedings. He has experience in copyright, trademark, trade secret, and patent litigation. His primary focus is on patent litigation and associated post-grant practice in the United States Patent Office. He has represented patent owners and accused infringers in both Federal court and before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. Mr. Hall has substantial experience with every aspect of complex litigation, including discovery, motion practice, Markman hearings, mandamus proceedings, and appeals. He has taken lead briefing roles in many successful motions and appellate briefs, and participated in multiple successful discovery, Markman, and injunction hearings. He has also taken or defended over fifty fact and expert depositions, and has assisted many experts in preparing cases for trials in court and the Patent Office. He is admitted to practice in all state courts in Texas and Arkansas, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, and U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Third, Eleventh and Federal Circuits. He is a member of the State Bar of Texas, Houston Intellectual Property Lawyers Association, and the Houston Bar Association. He received his law degree from the University of Houston Law Center. More information may be found on his firm's website.


This course is approved for credit by the STATE BAR OF TEXAS (MCLE Provider #8238) and the STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA (MCLE Provider #8648). In addition, regular CLE credits for this course may also be available in a number of other states through CLE Reciprocity, such as FLORIDA. Please check with your State Bar regarding specific accreditation information.

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