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From Boston & Beyond

April 23, 2019
Suffolk University School of Law
Boston, Massachusetts
1pm - 4:30pm EST

The program will provide CLE credits where applicable. 

· 1:00 pm - 1:20 pm - Registration
· 1:20 pm - 2:20 pm - Hot Topics: Updates on venue, patentable subject matter and injunction law
· 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm - Strategies for managing the interplay of ITC, DC, PTAB and CAFC
· 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm - Reception

The Honorable Jimmie V. Reyna, Circuit Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

 

The Honorable Richard G. Stearns, District Judge, United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts

 

The Honorable F. Scott Kieff, Former Commissioner of the U.S. International Trade Commission

 

Ronald E. Cahill, Partner, Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP

 

 

 

Benefits of Membership


Sharpen your practice skills and develop meaningful professional connections while making a difference in the Federal Circuit. Enjoy rewarding and substantial preferential member pricing.

 

 


Programs

Webcast attendance (and CLE in applicable states) is complimentary with all FCBA memberships. Membership also gives reduced rate registration to our conferences (e.g. Bench & Bar®) as well as partner affiliated regional events.

  • Bench & Bar® Conference - Annual in-depth program exploring the spectrum of Circuit practice and justice considerations, gathering national leaders of the Bench and the Bar.
  • Horizons Seminar Series - Educational and Topical Webcasts – Educational nuts & bolts advocacy and subject matter areas as well as important, timely decisions.
  • Regional Programs - Programs for local audiences, involving leading corporate and litigation counsel and many levels of the Federal Bench. Examples include the Advanced Complex Litigation Series, Litigation Skills Training Series, MSPB Appeals Summit, and Federal Practice Summit.
  • Global Series - Launched in November 2010, the Global Series explores the search for best practices in legal systems around the world.  In the on-going dialogue, sessions already include:  Berlin and Munich, Germany; Tokyo, Japan; Beijing, China; London, United Kingdom; Toronto, Canada; Seoul, South Korea; Geneva, Switzerland; and Shanghai, China.

FCBA Source - Publications

  • Journal - Published quarterly in collaboration with George Washington University Law School, the journal includes scholarly articles and recent case summaries, keeping you informed of developments and trends in the law in Circuit community. All past journals are available to members through the website. 
  • Circuit Case Digest - A monthly publication that provides a summary of all precedential opinions of the Federal Circuit issued the preceding month. All digests are available to members through the website.
  • Pro Bono Digest - This Digest provides useful pro bono information to the Circuit community.
  • Reviewed Adjudicators Digest - A monthly update on decisions of the tribunals reviewed by the Federal Circuit.  It covers the following matters of interest:
    • Merit Systems Protection Board
    • Patent Trial and Appeal Board
    • International Trade Commission
    • Court of Federal Claims
    • Civilian Board of Contract Appeals