The Sedona Conference Working Groups 9 & 10 Annual Meeting 2020

Downtown Phoenix Skyline from Phoenix Mountains Preserve
Date: 
Monday, March 30, 2020 - 8:30am to Tuesday, March 31, 2020 - 1:00pm

Location:
Kimpton Hotel Palomar
Phoenix, AZ

Please join us at the 2020 Annual Meeting of Working Groups 9 (Patent Damages and Remedies) and 10 (Patent Litigation Best Practices) at the Kimpton Hotel Palomar in Phoenix, Arizona on Monday Mar. 30 to Tuesday Mar. 31, 2020. A welcome reception will be held on the evening of Sunday Mar. 29 from 5:30-7:30 PM.

The primary focus of this Meeting will be for our numerous current WG9/10 drafting teams to lead a document-based dialogue to obtain member comment and advance their draft commentaries toward publication for public comment, focused on the following topics:

  • WG5 Report on the Markman Process and Claim Construction (2d Edition)
  • WG9 Commentary on Case Management of Patent Damages and Remedies Issues
  • WG9 Framework for Analysis of Standard-Essential Patent (SEP) and Fair, Reasonable, and Non-Discriminatory (FRAND) Issues – Global Edition
  • WG10 Chapter on Biopharma Patent Litigation
  • WG10 Chapter on Parallel USPTO Proceedings – “Stage Three”
  • WG10 Chapter on Post-Alice and Section 101 Motions
  • WG10 Chapter on Willful Infringement
  • WG10 Commentary on The Evolving Relationship Between Federal Courts and Administrative Agencies
  • WG10 Framework for Analysis for Strategic and Tactical Considerations in Selecting Venues for International Patent Enforcement
  • WG10 Introduction to Global Patent Litigation
  • WG10 Primer for Cross-Border Discovery Issues for Patent Litigation and Trade Secrets Litigation in the U.S. and Abroad
  • WG10 Primer for Post-Grant Invalidity Proceedings Across Different Jurisdictions

Join the dialogue!

We have obtained a very favorable group rate of $249 per night (plus tax) for a limited block of rooms on the evenings of Sunday, March 29 and Monday, March 30, 2020. This room block expires on March 8, 2020. For those who wish to arrive early, leave late, or otherwise extend their stay, the group rate is available for three days preceding and three days following the dates of the room block, but subject to room availability. Accordingly, if you wish to book for additional nights, you should do so as soon as possible.

In order to attend the Meeting, or to participate in any of our Sedona Working Group Series activities, you will need to be a member of our Sedona WGS. For more details, click here.

We hope to see you in Phoenix at the end of March!

Dialogue Leaders

Robins Kaplan Miller & Ciresi LLP

Minneapolis, MN, USA

Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox PLLC

Washington, DC, USA

Winston & Strawn LLP

Chicago, IL, USA

Morrison & Foerster LLP

Washington, DC, USA

US District Court, District of New Jersey

Newark, NJ, USA

McDermott Will & Emery, LLP

Boston, MA, USA

U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania

Pittsburgh, PA, USA

Goodwin Procter LLP

Redwood City, CA, USA

Kirkland & Ellis International LLP

London, United Kingdom

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP

Menlo Park, CA, USA

Qualcomm Incorporated

San Diego, CA, USA

Tensegrity Law Group

McLean, VA, USA

FTI Consulting

San Diego, CA, USA

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

Washington, DC, USA

Nokia

Atlanta, GA, USA

Jones Day

Hong Kong

Reed Smith LLP

Wilmington, DE, USA

Fortress Investment Group LLC

San Francisco, CA, USA

Jones Day

San Diego, CA, USA

Licks Attorneys

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Rothwell, Figg, Ernst & Manbeck, P.C.

Washington, DC, USA

U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas

Dallas, TX, USA

Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

Reston, VA, USA

Alexandria, VA, USA

Robins Kaplan Miller & Ciresi LLP

Minneapolis, MN, USA

Bird & Bird LLP

London, United Kingdom

Tensegrity Law Group

McLean, VA, USA

Tensegrity Law Group

San Francisco, CA, USA

Crowell & Moring LLP

Washington, DC, USA

WilmerHale

Palo Alto, CA, USA

Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox PLLC

Washington, DC, USA

Gianni Origoni Grippo Cappelli & Partners

Rome, Italy

Unified Patents, Inc.

Washington, DC, USA

Hoyng Rokh Monegier

Paris, France

Bird & Bird LLP

London, United Kingdom

Meissner Bolte

Munich, Germany

JunHe LLP

Shanghai, China

Agenda

Time Session Panelists
5:30 am to 7:30 amWelcome Reception
7:30 am to 8:30 amBreakfast & Registration
10:00 am to 10:15 amMorning Break
12:15 pm to 1:15 pmLunch
3:15 pm to 3:30 pmAfternoon Break
7:30 am to 8:30 amBreakfast & Registration
10:30 am to 10:45 amMorning Break
1:05 pm to 2:00 pmGrab and Go Lunch (provided)