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ACI’s Paragraph IV Disputes Master Symposium

American Conference Institute


Date: October 1, 2015

Time: 4:00AM - 6:00AM

Location: InterContinental Chicago, Magnificent Mile, Chicago, IL


  • Myriad and Nautilus: Exploring New Paragraph IV Invalidity Challenges Under 101 and 102

  • Re-Evaluating Claim Construction and Markman Strategies in Wake of Teva v. Sandoz

The American Conference Institute, or ACI, provides senior-decision makers with business intelligence to respond to challenges both throughout the United States and around the world.  The Paragraph IV Disputes Master Symposium draws leading Hatch-Waxman litigators to Chicago to exchange ideas and conduct in-depth discussions to address the intricacies of ANDA litigation.  Additional topics of discussion include questions of personal and general jurisdiction, the potential impact of proposed patent reform legislation on ANDA litigation, due diligence assessments prior to District Court or PTAB filings, increased utilization of PTO proceedings, the importance of legal ethics, and more.


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David G. Conlin


David G. Conlin helps plan, establish, maintain, and enforce clients’ intellectual property portfolios for Mintz. He assists clients with protecting their freedom to operate amid improperly alleged IP infringement, and his teams have driven the issuance of over 3,700 patents.
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Kathleen B. Carr


Kathleen B. Carr is a Mintz attorney with more than 20 years of experience as lead counsel on federal and state court cases. She has led trial teams on Hatch-Waxman pharmaceutical patent litigation, and she's registered to practice before the US Patent and Trademark Office.