ALEXANDRIA, VA.—Womble Bond Dickinson and IP partners Brent Babcock, Josh Davis and Barry Herman participated in the 2018 PTAB Bar Association Thought Leader Summit .

The PTAB Bar Association Thought Leader Summit brought together more than 100 leading PTAB attorneys and professionals for a day of continuing education and networking. The PTAB Bar Association is an organization dedicated to preserving and promoting the highest professional and ethical standards among lawyers and stakeholders who appear before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (“PTAB”) of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”).

Womble Bond Dickinson was a co-sponsor of the event. In addition, Babcock, Herman and Morrow actively participated in discussions about PTAB practice issues with fellow practitioners and PTAB judges, and Babcock served as a table moderator.

The PTAB Bar Association Thought Leadership Summit took place on November 13 at the Westin Alexandria near the USPTO.

Also, click here to read , “Proven Tech IP Litigator And Leading PTAB Practitioner Brent Babcock Joins Womble Bond Dickinson’s Orange County Office”.

Brent Babcock represents high-technology clients in every aspect of intellectual property disputes, focusing on federal district court litigation throughout the country, trials and post-grant patent proceedings before the USPTO's Patent Trial and Appeal Board and alternative dispute resolution (ADR) proceedings, including domestic and international arbitrations. His practice also includes pre-litigation counseling, pre-interference and post-grant proceeding consulting, and appellate briefing and oral argument before the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

Josh Davis is an experienced patent litigation attorney. He has significant experience litigating patent cases involving pharmaceutical products, biotechnology, and medical devices; and has also represented several companies in matters involving wireless communication technologies, personal computing, operating and networking systems, semiconductor layout and design, and hardware and software implementations.

Barry Herman is a Chambers-ranked IP litigator who tries cases in district courts throughout the country, at the USPTO, and at the ITC. A chemical engineer by training, Herman litigates patent disputes in the chemical, mechanical and electrical arts, and has significant experience with trademark and antitrust litigation. Outside of the courtroom, he assists clients with due diligence, opinions and strategic procurement of new technologies. He is Managing Partner of Womble Bond Dickinson’s Baltimore office.



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