The Practising Law Institute is designed to be of ultimate practice value to all three subgroups in the patent law community: patent prosecutors, patent litigators and strategic/transactional lawyers. The two-day schedule includes six plenary sessions of interest to all patent lawyers and six breakout sessions in each of the three subgroups.
WilmerHale Partner Mindy Sooter will join a panel on "The Fast-Changing World of Software-Related Patents: Critical Issues You Need to Know Now," which will discuss:
- Operating in a Post-Alice World: Has the pendulum begun to swing?
- The stealthy effects of functional claiming under Section 112
- Practical litigation and prosecution advice for dealing with patents