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Barry J. Schindler to Speak at the 6th Annual Best Practices in Intellectual Property Conference

NEW YORK – March 7, 2018 – Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP is a sponsor of the 6th Annual Best Practices in Intellectual Property (BPIP) Conference in Israel, March 12-13. The BPIP Conference will provide insight and updates on global IP issues, trends, and legislations that affect companies’ IP. Barry J. Schindler, shareholder and chair of the firm’s Global Patent Prosecution Practice, helped organize the two day conference and is also speaking on a number of panels.

Schindler will moderate a mock PTAB hearing on a converging MedTech technology, which will focus on patent and subject matter eligibility. He will also be a speaker on the panel “IP Protective Measures: Offensive vs. Defensive Strategies” and he will moderate the session “Friend or Foe: Licensing vs. Litigation: The Ups and Downs of Licensing your IP vs. Litigation.” On the second day of the conference Schindler will lead the master class “How USPTO Inter Partes Review (‘IPR’) trials try to kill medical device and life science patents and what you can do to be proactive during US prosecution to strike back.”

Schindler has more than 25 years of legal experience in virtually all aspects of pharmaceutical and chemical patent prosecution -- representing numerous major pharmaceutical and chemical companies regarding patents relating to small molecules and synthetic compounds. An active member of the firm's Israel Practice, he also focuses his practice on managing the patent portfolio for numerous innovative Israeli startups.

About Greenberg Traurig’s Intellectual Property & Technology Practice
Greenberg Traurig’s Intellectual Property & Technology practice has more than 200 intellectual property attorneys and agents in the United States, Asia, and Europe, providing a broad range of patent, trademark and copyright protection and strategic counseling. Greenberg Traurig was named a “National Tier 1” Law Firm for IP Litigation, Patent Law, Trademark and Information Technology Law by U.S. News and Best Lawyers, 2017 “Best Law Firms Rankings.”

About Greenberg Traurig’s Israel Practice
Greenberg Traurig’s Tel Aviv office serves as a gateway for Israeli businesses and entrepreneurs doing business around the world, as well as companies seeking opportunities within Israel. The firm provides a wide range of legal services to clients in Israel who need U.S. and UK counsel, as well as legal services from other international jurisdictions. (Attorneys in the office do not practice Israeli law.) As a result of Greenberg Traurig’s experience advising multinationals with locations in Israel, Europe, the United States, Latin America, and Asia, firm attorneys are familiar with a variety of legal frameworks and work with clients to bridge the legal and regulatory gaps on cross-border deals. The firm also has a strong track record of matching Israeli companies with strategic partners, potential joint ventures, and other business-to-business connections.

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