Webinar: Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank International: Implications for Patent Practitioners and a Look at How The Supreme Court is Changing the Patent Law Landscape

June 25, 2014

On June 19, 2014, the Supreme Court issued its long-awaited decision in CLS Bank v. Alice Corp. on determining patent eligibility standards for software and business method patents. Please join Oblon Spivak’s authoritative panel for a debrief of the CLS Bank v. Alice Corp. decision and its impact on patent eligibility for software-related inventions. 

Michael Kiklis, author of the recently released treatise, “The Supreme Court on Patent Law,” will explore the ruling in the context of the Supreme Court’s historical treatment of § 101 and Stephen Kunin, former Deputy Commissioner for Patent Examination Policy at the USPTO, will bring his unique “insider” perspective.

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Speakers: 

Michael L. Kiklis, Partner Oblon, Spivak, McClelland, Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P. 

Mr. Kiklis focuses on post-grant counseling, patent litigation and patent prosecution. With an extensive background in computer science, he focuses his practice on software patent matters. He frequently handles high stakes matters, having been involved in several cases in which over $1 billion was at stake. 

Stephen G. Kunin, Partner Oblon, Spivak, McClelland, Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P. 

Mr. Kunin represents clients in post-grant patent proceedings at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. He also serves as an expert witness and consultant on patent policy, practice and procedure. During his tenure at the USPTO, he served in many executive positions, including as Deputy Commissioner for Patent Examination Policy.

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