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ResQNet and Beyond: Settlement-Related Discovery and Damages Evidence

Recent Cases and Apple v. Samsung

Date: Tuesday, February 18, 2014
Format: Live Webinar
Duration: 90 minutes


The American Bar Association Section of Intellectual Property Law and Center for Professional Development

1:00 PM-2:30 PM Eastern

12:00 PM-1:30 PM Central

11:00 AM-12:30 PM Mountain

10:00 AM-11:30 AM Pacific

Program Description

This presentation will discuss the current state of the evolving doctrine on discovery and admittance of settlement-related evidence as proof of damages in patent litigation.  ResQNet.com v. Lansa, Inc., a landmark Federal Circuit decision, produced conflicting changes in the standards used by district courts regarding the use of settlement agreements and related negotiations. Some courts held that settlement-related evidence is fair game, while others decided that Federal Rule of Evidence 408(a)’s limited prohibition on such evidence governs. This webinar focuses especially on the cases following ResQNet. We include not only recent district court cases, such as Apple v. Samsung, but also the Federal Circuit's attempts to clarify the confusion that ensued after ResQNet, which created new unresolved issues and opportunities for patent litigators.

Program Faculty

J. Taylor Kirklin, Law Clerk, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, Duncansville, PA

Tejas N. Narechania, Postdoctoral Research Scholar, Columbia Law School, New York, NY

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