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Patent Litigation in the Western District of Texas: An Afternoon Discussion with Judge Alan Albright and a New Take on Patent Case Procedures
The Federalist Society’s Intellectual Property Practice Group will host a conversation with the Hon. Alan D. Albright of the Western District of Texas and Art Gollwitzer III, an attorney with Michael Best in Austin, TX. The speakers will be introduced by the Hon. Ryan T. Holte of the U.S. Court of Federal Claims.
Please join us for a conversation expected to cover Judge Albright's approach to patent cases; a unique brand of local patent rules; innovative advisory council group on rules; goals for the rules and how they work in daily practice; and a discussion regarding how new patent procedures evolve to meet the needs of a rapidly growing patent litigation docket.
Note: Mr. Gollwitzer has a short article on local patent rules, linked here for those interested.
Hon. Alan D. Albright, U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas
Arthur Gollwitzer III, Michael Best
Introductions: Hon. Ryan T. Holte, U.S. Court of Federal Claims
This call is open to the public and press. Please dial 888-752-3232 at or after 1:00 pm CT to access the call.
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Arthur offers clients a winning combination of trial and appellate experience gained as a federal prosecutor and more than 20 years of experience in handling trademark, copyright, patent, and trade secrets litigation. While his practice concentrates on intellectual property litigation, Arthur also has significant experience in internal investigations, False Claims Act suits, partnership and breach of fiduciary duty, breach of contract, and employment litigation.
Thursday, September 24, 2020
1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Complimentary Live Teleforum
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