Jul

    Live at the ITC

    King & Spalding LLP, 3 PM GMT

    Please Note:

    • This is a non-CLE program

    • The timing for this program is listed in US Eastern Daylight Time

    • Refreshments and Hors d'oeuvres will be served immediately after the second roundtable

    Program Description  

    The U.S. International Trade Commission is increasingly the premier forum for intellectual property litigation in the United States. The Commission is, of course, also an essential part of the administration of the U.S. trade remedy laws, and maintenance of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, as well as a primary advisor to the President, USTR, and Congress on matters relating to tariffs and international trade and competitiveness. Join us for this unique opportunity to hear from the Commissioners and knowledgeable practitioners about recent developments at the Commission.

    Agenda

    First Round table:  An Intimate Q&A Session with the ITC Commissioners
    Moderated by Jeffrey M. Telep, King & Spalding

    Join us for a round table discussion with the ITC Commissioners.  Possible topics include:

  • Recent substantive and procedural developments at the Commission, including developments in Section 337 and Title VII law and procedures;
  • Recent Section 337 developments and their impact, including the increasing technological complexity of many cases and the use of the ITC mediation program;
  • Other new developments at the Commission that might affect its proceedings, including personnel developments, changes in the EDIS system and other Commission facilities, and the impact of a growing case load;
  • The history and policy of Section 337, including some of its unusual provisions, such as the domestic industry and importation requirements;
  • Recent developments affecting the enforcement of Section 337 orders by U.S.  Customs and Border Protection (CBP);
  • Best practices tips for appearing before the Commission; and
  • Other developments that may affect U.S. trade law in the coming year.
     
    In addition, the Commissioners are generally open to responding to questions from the bar as long as they do not touch on current issues for decision before the Commission. To ensure that the questions are appropriate, and for ease of presentation, please submit questions in advance of the presentation to James Altman at jaltman@fostermurphy.com and Jeffrey Telepjtelep@kslaw.com no later thanJuly 23, 2014.

  • Remarks: The Importance of OUII in Section 337 Investigations

    Featured Speaker:  Margaret Macdonald, Director of the Office of Unfair Import Investigations, who will discuss the various roles that OUII plays in Section 337 investigations and how to work effectively with OUII.


    Second Round table: Jurisdiction Under Section 337

    This panel will examine non-traditional uses of Section 337.  Among other things, the panel will discuss the increasing number of non-patent related Section 337 cases that are being filed with the ITC and key evidentiary hurdles that are faced by complainants in cases relating to trade secrets, copyright, and trademarks and strategies that can be utilized by complainants and respondents in such cases.  In addition, recent cases involving electronic imports and how these cases may affect the Section 337 landscape will be addressed. 
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    Panelists Include:

    • Thomas (Monty) Fusco, Fish & Richardson P.C.

    • Barbara A. Murphy, Foster, Murphy, Altman & Nickel, P.C.

    • Stephen R. Smith, Cooley LLP

    Moderator:

    • Geoffrey M. Goodale, Trade Law Advisors, PLLC   

    Event Details

    Format

    In-Person

    Date

    Jul 30, 2014

    2014-07-30T15:00:00 2014-07-30T20:00:00 Live at the ITC

    Please Note:

    • This is a non-CLE program

    • The timing for this program is listed in US Eastern Daylight Time

    • Refreshments and Hors d'oeuvres will be served immediately after the second roundtable

    Program Description  

    The U.S. International Trade Commission is increasingly the premier forum for intellectual property litigation in the United States. The Commission is, of course, also an essential part of the administration of the U.S. trade remedy laws, and maintenance of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, as well as a primary advisor to the President, USTR, and Congress on matters relating to tariffs and international trade and competitiveness. Join us for this unique opportunity to hear from the Commissioners and knowledgeable practitioners about recent developments at the Commission.

    Agenda

    First Round table:  An Intimate Q&A Session with the ITC Commissioners
    Moderated by Jeffrey M. Telep, King & Spalding

    Join us for a round table discussion with the ITC Commissioners.  Possible topics include:

  • Recent substantive and procedural developments at the Commission, including developments in Section 337 and Title VII law and procedures;
  • Recent Section 337 developments and their impact, including the increasing technological complexity of many cases and the use of the ITC mediation program;
  • Other new developments at the Commission that might affect its proceedings, including personnel developments, changes in the EDIS system and other Commission facilities, and the impact of a growing case load;
  • The history and policy of Section 337, including some of its unusual provisions, such as the domestic industry and importation requirements;
  • Recent developments affecting the enforcement of Section 337 orders by U.S.  Customs and Border Protection (CBP);
  • Best practices tips for appearing before the Commission; and
  • Other developments that may affect U.S. trade law in the coming year.
     
    In addition, the Commissioners are generally open to responding to questions from the bar as long as they do not touch on current issues for decision before the Commission. To ensure that the questions are appropriate, and for ease of presentation, please submit questions in advance of the presentation to James Altman at jaltman@fostermurphy.com and Jeffrey Telepjtelep@kslaw.com no later thanJuly 23, 2014.

  • Remarks: The Importance of OUII in Section 337 Investigations

    Featured Speaker:  Margaret Macdonald, Director of the Office of Unfair Import Investigations, who will discuss the various roles that OUII plays in Section 337 investigations and how to work effectively with OUII.


    Second Round table: Jurisdiction Under Section 337

    This panel will examine non-traditional uses of Section 337.  Among other things, the panel will discuss the increasing number of non-patent related Section 337 cases that are being filed with the ITC and key evidentiary hurdles that are faced by complainants in cases relating to trade secrets, copyright, and trademarks and strategies that can be utilized by complainants and respondents in such cases.  In addition, recent cases involving electronic imports and how these cases may affect the Section 337 landscape will be addressed. 
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