From the 2009 News Archive
Join Director of IP Law Program for Patent Webinar on Nov. 18
Law School Professor Lawrence Sung
will participate on a panel for the LexisNexis and Managing IP webinar "Avoid Patent Unenforceability Claims Due to Inequitable Conduct
," on Wednesday, November 18 at noon. The webinar is free and open to the public.
The webinar will aim to "provide useful tips for conducting the business and legal affairs associated with research and development to minimize the risks that a defense of patent unenforceability due to inequitable conduct will be lodged, must less prevail, in patent litigation." Other issues to be discussed include the current standards for findings of materiality and intent to deceive, required specificity in pleading, judicial and proposed legislative and administrative policy responses, among more.
In addition, Professor Sung, Program Director of the Intellectual Property Law Program
, is currently featured in the "Meet Me" profile series on the LexisNexis community website for patent law members
Professor Sung joined the School of Law’s faculty in 2003 and has been published extensively in the area of intellectual property law on issues including those concerning biotechnology and technology transfer. He is the author of Patent Infringement Remedies
(BNA Books 2004 & Supplements 2005-2009), annual volumes of The Patent Law Handbook
(Thomson/West 2003-2009), and Medical Device Patents
(Thomson/West 2008 & Supplement 2009).
A registered patent attorney, Professor Sung entered private practice specializing in biotechnology, pharmaceutical and medical device patent litigation with several national law firms, and is now a Partner with Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP. He has taught at the George Washington Law School, American University, Washington College of Law, the Northwestern School of Law of Lewis & Clark College, and Seattle University School of Law. He also clerked for Circuit Judge Raymond C. Clevenger, III, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, Washington, D.C.