Day 1, Thursday, September 10, 2015
7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
Continental Breakfast and Registration
8:30 a.m. - 8:45 a.m.
Welcome by Co-Chairs
Michael M. Buchman, Motley Rice, New York
Marvin A. Miller, Miller Law LLC, Chicago
8:45 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.
The “Pay-for-Delay” Update
• How the Rule of Reason is Being Interpreted by District Courts on Rule 12
and 56 motions Following Actavis
• Lamictal, Loestrin, and (Coming Soon!) Nexium: Appellate Uniformity or a Circuit Split in the Making?
• Opposition Research: New Defense Arguments and Expert Approaches
Peter Kohn, Faruqi & Faruqi LLP, Philadelphia
David F. Sorensen, Berger & Montague, P.C., Philadelphia
9:45 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Dan Drachler, Zwerling, Schachter & Zwerling, LLP, Seattle
Stephen J. Kastenberg, Ballard Spahr LLP, Philadelphia
10:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
10:45 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
Recent Trends in Patent Law and “Pay-for-Delay” Cases
• Inter Partes Review
Pierre J. Hubert, McKool Smith, Austin, TX
11:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Nexium – The Anatomy of A “Pay-for-Delay” Trial
Thomas M. Sobol, Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP, Boston
J. Douglas Baldridge, Venable LLP, Washington, D.C.
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Predictive Coding in a Vacuum
• Huge Problems Occur when Defendants use Predictive Coding without Plaintiff Participation
Joseph Thorpe, CEO, ILS, Aliso Viejo, CA
Douglas E. Forrest, Vice President, ILS, Aliso Viejo, CA
2:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
2:45 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.
Claims Administration In Antitrust Class Action Cases
Eric J. Miller, A.B. Data, Palm Beach Gardens, FL
Robert DeWitte, KCC, Chicago
3:45 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.
Will Consumer Class Actions Survive Gomez v. Campbell?
• Gomez v. Campbell-Ewald Co., 768 F.3d 871 (9th Cir. 2014), cert. granted, 135 S. Ct. 2311 (2015)
Ira Neil Richards, Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP, Philadelphia
Deborah R. Gross, Law Offices of Bernard M. Gross, P.C., Philadelphia
4:45 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Networking Cocktail Reception
Cocktail Reception is Sponsored by Burford Capital LLC