Topic: PTAB Roundtable: View from In-House
Moderator: Kerry Taylor, Partner, Knobbe Martens
Panelists: Vince Lam, Chief Patent Litigation Counsel for HTC Corporation
Paul Lee, Senior Intellectual Property Counsel for DexCom, Inc.
Date: Thursday, November 9, 6:00 pm
Location: Knobbe Martens, 12790 El Camino Real, San Diego, CA 92130

It has now been five years since the PTAB’s AIA trials have been in effect. This panel discussion will review the PTAB’s statistics over the past five years, and then discuss the experiences and perspective of AIA trials from the in-house point of view.

About our Moderator:

Kerry S. Taylor has been practicing since 1998 in areas including Inter Partes Reviews, patent litigation, patent prosecution, strategic planning and counseling relating to infringement and licensing issues, and intellectual property due diligence studies.

Mr. Taylor is very active in Inter Partes Review practice in the life sciences, biotechnology and chemical industries, representing both Patent Owner and Petitioner in these proceedings. Mr. Taylor has also been involved in several Hatch-Waxman patent litigation proceedings. He also is active in patent prosecution and portfolio strategy development for various clients in the life sciences, pharmaceuticals and polymer chemistry industries.

Mr. Taylor received his doctorate degree in biochemistry and molecular biology from the University of Chicago where he worked in the field of structural biology, using primarily x-ray crystallographic techniques to study protein engineering and design. He was awarded the Lucille P. Markey award for his work. After receiving his doctorate degree, Mr. Taylor performed post-doctoral studies at the University of California at Berkeley directed to structural analysis of protein-ligand interactions.

Mr. Taylor joined the Knobbe Martens in 2005 and became a partner in 2010. Prior to joining Knobbe Martens, he worked as an associate at Fish & Richardson PC. Before law school, Mr. Taylor worked as a patent agent at Campbell & Flores LLP.