On October 4, 2018, at the Joseph Ambler Inn in North Wales, PA, the Intellectual Property Law Sections of the Bucks County and Montgomery Bar Associations hosted Judges Mitchell S. Goldberg and Mark A. Kearney of the District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania to discuss their perspectives on patent infringement litigation. In this second annual event, the judges, along with panel members Patricia S. Rogowski, Esq. of Rogowski Law and Robert S. Silver, Esq. of Caesar Rivise, PC spent the evening providing insights, anecdotes, and practice tips on unique issues that arise during patent infringement litigation, including recent decisions in the law on venue from the U.S. Supreme Court. The panel also discussed the roles of experts, possibilities of alternative dispute resolution, and the ability of juries to decide complex patent issues. The judges concluded the event by offering some practice tips for the litigating attendants. Frank Mazzeo, partner at Ryder, Mazzeo & Konieczny, LLC, delivered the introductions and served as moderator for the panel. The event brought in many attorneys from the Bucks County and Montgomery legal bars to share in the experiences, advice, and reflections of the distinguished panel members on current developments in patent infringement litigation. The event was graciously sponsored by the law firm of Caesar Rivise, PC.
by Denis Yanishevskiy