Topic: A view from the Bench of the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Speaker: CAFC Judge Kathleen O’Malley
Date: April 3, 6:00 pm
Location: Del Mar Marriott, 11966 El Camino Real, San Diego, CA 92130

This event was in coordination with PATCON4 at the University of San Diego. Details here.


Kathleen M. O’Malley was appointed to the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit by President Barack Obama in 2010.
During her sixteen years on the district court bench, Judge O’Malley presided over in excess of 100 patent and trademark cases and sat by designation on the United States Circuit Court for the Federal Circuit.  As an educator, Judge O’Malley has regularly taught a course on Patent Litigation at Case Western Reserve University Law School; she is a member of the faculty of the Berkeley Center for Law & Technology’s program designed to educate Federal Judges regarding the handling of intellectual property cases.  Judge O’Malley serves as a board member of the Sedona Conference; as the judicial liaison to the Local Patent Rules Committee for the Northern District of Ohio; and as an advisor to national organizations publishing treatises on patent litigation (Anatomy of a Patent Case, Complex Litigation Committee of the American College of Trial Lawyers; Patent Case Management Judicial Guide, Berkeley Center for Law & Technology).