Roundtables

Committee Roundtables are a FREE member benefit. Call in to hear a speaker or a panel discuss topics such as new case law/legislation, trial tips, and practice development. These non-CLE Programs last 30–60 minutes, and listeners can ask questions by email.

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Upcoming Roundtables

Does Anyone Settle Patent Matters Post-AIA? You Might Be Surprised By the Data

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 | 12:00-1:00 PM ET | Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee | Numerous decade-in-review retrospectives have evaluated how the AIA has altered the landscape of patent rights and patent disputes. This Roundtable will examine how the AIA has impacted non-judicial dispute resolution between patent owners and implementors, particularly with respect to the use of settlement counsel. Is there still a place for settlement counsel in a post-AIA world? If so, how have parties most effectively used settlement counsel to facilitate patent dispute resolution?

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Causation: The Often Overlooked/Missing Link in Determined Damages

Thursday, April 16, 2020 | 1 2:00-3:00 PM ET | Solo & Small Firm Committee Please join our panelists as they discuss how causation is the link between Defendant’s alleged conduct and the Plaintiff’s alleged damages. The panelists will also discuss the damages expert’s role in assessing causation and tips for keeping your expert informed and aware of factors that could impact the expert’s admissibility.

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Receiver Litigation-Through the Looking Glass, Smoke Filled Rooms, or Wild West?

Thursday, April 23, 2020 | 12:00-1:00 PM ET | Professional Liability Litigation Committee Lawyers who act as court appointed receivers, lawyers who represent court appointed receivers, and lawyers who defend professionals in litigation brought by court appointed receivers discuss various unique issues encountered in this kind of litigation. Are there rules? If so, what are they and where are they found? How do receivers decide who to sue? Can receivers do things that the entity in receivership could not do? Are there limits on what receivers can do in various different contexts? Join our panelists to find out.

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Working Effectively with Economics Experts in Testimony

Thursday, April 23, 2020 | 2:00-3:00 PM ET | Trial Practice Committee | Economics experts can be more than just a damages expert for your litigation matters. From strategy to trial prep to distilling complex concepts and arguments into understandable terms, join our panelists to learn how you can effectively use economics experts at trial. The panelists will also discuss lost opportunities and pitfalls to avoid.

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How to Use Existing and Emerging Technologies to Maximize Juror Understanding

Thursday, April 30, 2020 | 1:00-2:00 PM ET | Trial Evidence Committee Experienced trial attorneys and Litigation Visual Communication Experts from Ankura will discuss how to maximize the use of existing and emerging technologies to increase juror comprehension and retention. Panelists will also discuss cost effective methods that a litigator can use to their evidence efficiently and effectively. Please note: This Roundtable will be presented visually on the Zoom platform. You will need access to a computer to attend this program.

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