IIPRD Webinar March 2022






Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) Proceedings in the USPTO

15th March 2022

05:30 PM IST

About the Webinar

Khurana & Khurana, IIPRD, and Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP (US) have put together a comprehensive 1-Hour Session on PTAB Proceedings at the USPTO. The Webinar addresses the workings of the PTAB proceedings and provides best practices and answers to frequently asked questions, focusing on:

  • Introduction to AIA, IPR, PGR, and CBM: similarities and differences
  • Statistics on filings by technology groups, Decision to Institute and its effect
  • Timeline, Cost for proceeding, Deadlines for filing, and cost comparison with District Court litigation
  • Effect on other litigations and estoppel
  • Prior art, discovery, and motion to amend claims
  • Outcome statistics appeal outcomes in 2021, and Settlements

About the Speaker

Roshan P. Shrestha Roshan P. Shrestha Ph.D
Dr. Roshan concentrates his practice in patent litigation, prosecution, counseling related to pharmaceutical, biosimilars, biotechnology, medical device, chemical products, and electronic materials. He has a broad litigation experience, including district court litigation, contested AIA proceedings, e.g., Reexamination and Inter Partes Review (IPR) at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) in the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), International Trade Commission (ITC), and appellate matters. Since 2014, Dr. Roshan has been recognized as a Rising Star by Illinois Super Lawyers. He has also been named an Emerging and Leading Lawyer by Leading Lawyers Network. Dr. Roshan was named one of the “40 Illinois Attorneys Under 40 to Watch” for 2016 by Law Bulletin, publishers of Chicago Lawyer magazine, and the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin.

RyanRyan White
Ryan counsels individual and corporate clients in all areas of intellectual property law, including the preparation, procurement, licensing, and enforcement of patents, as well as the drafting and review of licensing and supplier agreements, IP protection clauses, and confidentiality and nondisclosure agreements. Another facet of his practice involves patent litigation, where he has assisted clients maneuver through complex patent disputes, including representing clients across a wide array of technology areas before various federal district courts, as well as the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. He has experience representing clients in administrative proceedings instituted at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB), including inter partes review (IPR) and Post Grant Review (PGR) proceedings.

  Mr. Tarun Khurana
Tarun has over 18 years of experience in a broad range of Intellectual Property subject matters. Tarun is among the top 12 Patent Prosecution Practitioners in India as ranked by IAM 1000 (and also by IAM 300 Strategists). He has executed numerous assignments related to exercises of Patent Portfolio Creation, Protection, Valuation, and Commercialization for corporations ranging from Small Start-ups to Fortune 5 companies. Tarun focuses on Patent Preparation, Prosecution and Litigation Opinions for Computer-Implemented, Telecommunication, Electronics, and Mechanical subject matters. His education includes bachelor in Computer Science from Pune University, Master's in Software Systems from BITS Pilani, Bachelors's of Law from CCS University, an MBA from the prestigious IIM Lucknow, and is in pursuit of a Ph.D.



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