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Greenberg Traurig's Julie Bookbinder to Present in The Knowledge Congress' Webcast “How to Effectively Deal with NPE Patent Litigation”

Knowledge Congress’ LIVE Webcast to Feature Greenberg Traurig Of Counsel Julie P. Bookbinder

NEW YORK – June 29, 2016 – Of Counsel Julie P. Bookbinder at global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP will be presenting on the webcast, “How to Effectively Deal with NPE Patent Litigation LIVE Webcast.” The webcast is part of The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts. The event will take place June 30, 2016, from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. (ET).

During the live Webcast, a panel of key thought leaders and professionals assembled by The Knowledge Congress will offer a discussion on new defense strategies and tools for handling Non-Practicing Entity (NPE) litigation, intellectual property (IP) laws, and regulations. The panel will also provide guidance to IP counsel and practitioners on recent developments, trends, and challenges involving NPEs in patent litigation.

Patents are a crucial government-issued license that incentivizes invention and creativity, allowing innovators and inventors to protect their investments. As patents have become a necessity to support commercialization, so too rises a new business class of patent owner called the NPE, or pejoratively called as patent trolls. A few years back, these NPEs who only acquire and assert patents were hardly a threat. Nowadays, lawsuits brought by NPEs accounts for more than 60 percent of all patent litigation. Because of the imbalance nature of NPE litigation, these lawsuits present special challenges and a cost-benefit analysis that differs from traditional patent litigation.

Key webcast topics include:

  • NPEs: An Overview
  • How to Define an NPE
  • NPE-Proofing
  • NPE Patent Litigation: Background and Trends
  • Minimizing Threats of NPE Patent Litigations
  • Impact of Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank and other Supreme Court Decisions
  • Best Strategies for Responding to NPE Lawsuits
  • Other Defense Tools

Bookbinder is a registered patent attorney with more than 10 years of experience. She has worked in many areas of IP including patent, trademark, copyright, and trade secret litigation; patent prosecution; and non-litigation enforcement of trademarks and copyrights. Bookbinder has participated in one patent trial, two trademark trials, and an arbitration relating to copyright and contract issues at which she took a witness. She has taken and defended numerous fact and expert witness depositions, and argued at motion and Markman hearings in federal courts. Her experience spans a wide range of technologies and industry sectors, including financial services, aerospace, automotive, avionics, biotechnology, chemical, consumer products, electronics, medical devices, and online/website technology. Bookbinder is of counsel in the Intellectual Property & Technology Practice of global law firm Greenberg Traurig in its New York City office

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About Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GTLaw) has more than 2,000 attorneys in 38 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East and is celebrating its 50th anniversary. One firm worldwide, GTLaw has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, was named the largest firm in the U.S. by Law360 in 2017, and among the Top 20 on the 2016 Am Law Global 100. Web: Twitter: @GT_Law.