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Mintz Attorney Aarti Shah to Speak at 2015 ITC Trial Lawyers Association Annual Meeting

Aarti Shah, a Member of the Intellectual Property Section of Mintz, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C., is participating in a panel discussion at the 2015 International Trade Commission (ITC) Trial Lawyers Association’s Annual Meeting. The meeting will take place Thursday, November 12 at the United States International Trade Commission in Washington, DC.

Ms. Shah’s panel is entitled, “Proposed Rules Changes.” She will be joined by Megan Valentine, Attorney Advisor, Office of the General Counsel, U.S. International Trade Commission, for a discussion of the Commission’s proposed amendments to its Rules of Practice and Procedure concerning rules of general application, adjudication, and enforcement.

The International Trade Commission Trial Lawyers Association is dedicated to improving the administration of Section 337 and informing attorneys, international trade officials, and legislators about practice before the ITC.

Ms. Shah focuses her practice on patent litigation and has extensive experience as trial counsel, having served in the US International Trade Commission (ITC) as a senior investigative attorney prior to joining Mintz. During her tenure at the ITC’s Office of Unfair Import Investigations, she served as lead counsel for the federal government in seven trials and in over 25 ITC investigations, covering trade secrets, trademarks, and electrical, computer, mechanical, and chemical patents.  She particularly enjoys simplifying technology for judges and juries, devising creative and pragmatic strategies, and working closely with in-house counsel.