Greenberg Traurig's Julie Bookbinder to Present in The Knowledge Congress' Webcast “How to Effectively Deal with NPE Patent Litigation”

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Knowledge Congress’ LIVE Webcast to Feature Greenberg Traurig Of Counsel Julie P. Bookbinder

Of Counsel Julie P. Bookbinder at global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP will be presenting on the webcast, “How to Effectively Deal with NPE Patent Litigation LIVE Webcast.” The webcast is part of The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts. The event will take place June 30, 2016, from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. (ET).

During the live Webcast, a panel of key thought leaders and professionals assembled by The Knowledge Congress will offer a discussion on new defense strategies and tools for handling Non-Practicing Entity (NPE) litigation, intellectual property (IP) laws, and regulations. The panel will also provide guidance to IP counsel and practitioners on recent developments, trends, and challenges involving NPEs in patent litigation.

Patents are a crucial government-issued license that incentivizes invention and creativity, allowing innovators and inventors to protect their investments. As patents have become a necessity to support commercialization, so too rises a new business class of patent owner called the NPE, or pejoratively called as patent trolls. A few years back, these NPEs who only acquire and assert patents were hardly a threat. Nowadays, lawsuits brought by NPEs accounts for more than 60 percent of all patent litigation. Because of the imbalance nature of NPE litigation, these lawsuits present special challenges and a cost-benefit analysis that differs from traditional patent litigation.

Key webcast topics include:

  • NPEs: An Overview
  • How to Define an NPE
  • NPE-Proofing
  • NPE Patent Litigation: Background and Trends
  • Minimizing Threats of NPE Patent Litigations
  • Impact of Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank and other Supreme Court Decisions
  • Best Strategies for Responding to NPE Lawsuits
  • Other Defense Tools

Bookbinder is a registered patent attorney with more than 10 years of experience. She has worked in many areas of IP including patent, trademark, copyright, and trade secret litigation; patent prosecution; and non-litigation enforcement of trademarks and copyrights. Bookbinder has participated in one patent trial, two trademark trials, and an arbitration relating to copyright and contract issues at which she took a witness. She has taken and defended numerous fact and expert witness depositions, and argued at motion and Markman hearings in federal courts. Her experience spans a wide range of technologies and industry sectors, including financial services, aerospace, automotive, avionics, biotechnology, chemical, consumer products, electronics, medical devices, and online/website technology. Bookbinder is of counsel in the Intellectual Property & Technology Practice of global law firm Greenberg Traurig in its New York City office.

For further details and updated list of speakers, please click here.

About Greenberg Traurig’s Intellectual Property & Technology Practice

With more than 180 intellectual property attorneys and agents in the United States, Asia, and Europe, Greenberg Traurig provides a broad range of patent, trademark and copyright protection and strategic counseling. Greenberg Traurig was named a “National Tier 1” Law Firm for IP Litigation, Patent Law, Trademark and Information Technology Law by U.S. News and Best Lawyers, 2013 “Best Law Firms Rankings.”

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Greenberg Traurig, LLP is an international, multi-practice law firm with approximately 1,900 attorneys serving clients from 38 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. The firm is No. 1 on the 2015 Law360 Most Charitable Firms list, third largest in the U.S. on the 2015 Law360 400, Top 20 on the 2015 Am Law Global 100, and among the 2015 BTI Brand Elite. More information at:

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