The Sedona Conference WG9 and WG10 Joint Annual Meeting 2021, Online

Thursday, November 18, 2021 - 11:30am to Friday, November 19, 2021 - 4:00pm

Location: Online (Zoom)


The 2021 Joint Annual Meeting of The Sedona Conference Working Group 9 on Patent Damages and Remedies (WG9) and Working Group 10 on Patent Litigation Best Practices (WG10) will be held online on Thursday, November 18, and Friday, November 19.

Please join us virtually from 11:30 AM – 4:00 PM ET each day. 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 the following draft commentaries toward publication for public comment:

  • Streamlining Lower-Value Patent Cases
  • The Evolving Relationship Between Federal Courts and Administrative Agencies
  • Strategic and Tactical Considerations in Selecting Venues for Global Patent Litigation
  • Cross-Border Discovery in U.S. Patent and Trade Secrets Cases – "Stage Two"
  • SEP/FRAND Licensing and Royalty Issues - "Global Edition"

And also to form and launch the following commentary drafting team efforts:

  • Remote Case Management of IP Proceedings
  • The Role of Patents in Biopharma v. High-Tech Industries: Can One Patent System Effectively Accommodate Both?
  • Patent Litigation Best Practices in Europe before the Forthcoming Unified Patent Court

Please mark your calendars now, and look for a "registration is open" email announcement from us in the coming weeks.

We will maintain our dialogue-based format in moving this meeting online and carefully design our program to maximize the level of participation for each of our meeting participants.

Please help us ensure that each of our forthcoming publications reflect the consensus, nonpartisan approach of The Sedona Conference, and join the dialogue!

The Sedona Conference will seek CLE accreditation in accordance with rules and regulations set forth by individual jurisdictions for virtual meetings. Various state MCLE authorities require that we verify your live, active participation throughout the program.