Clark Hill Attorney Russell E. Cass to Speak on the Supreme Court’s Recent Landmark Patent Decisions in Oil States and SAS Institute on May 2, 2018
CHICAGO, IL – Russell E. Cass, Member in the Chicago office’s Intellectual Property Practice Group, will present as part of a panel of leading patent and appellate practitioners in the webinar “The Supreme Court Decided Oil States & SAS Institute: Now What?” for the Federal Circuit Bar Association on May 2, 2018. The panel will discuss these recent Supreme Court decisions, examine guidance from the United States Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) in light of the decisions, and explore the impact of these decisions on the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) and district court litigation in the patent area.
Russ has extensive experience litigating patent infringement matters, including trying cases before judges and juries in Federal District Court, handling appeals before the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, litigating proceedings before the Patent Trial & Appeal Board, and handling disputes before arbitration panels. Russ’s IP practice also encompasses counseling, non-infringement and validity opinions, due diligence investigations, freedom-to-operate analyses, patent portfolio management, and trademark litigation.
Clark Hill is a multidisciplinary, national law firm that draws on our attorneys’ industry and policy knowledge, our deeply held shared values, and a global network of premier firms and advisors to provide innovative legal solutions and client-service excellence worldwide.
FERC Advancing New Reliability Requirements for Renewables
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) recently issued two orders designed to address electric grid reliability implications raised by the dramatic growth in solar and wind projects. Renewable project owners and operators should follow these developments closely, as FERC’s orders propose to substantially increase registration and compliance requirements.