CLE: 2018 Federal Circuit Year in Review
Thu, March 7, 2019
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM CT
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Presented by the BAMSL Patent, Trademark and Copyright Law Section
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|12:00 - 1:30 p.m.||CLE Program|
Keith J. Grady — Senior Partner, Polsinelli PC
Keith Grady is Vice Chair of the Intellectual Property and Technology Litigation practice. With over 29 years of experience in government and private law practice, clients turn to Keith for both ongoing counsel and immediate litigation needs. He takes a strategic approach to developing, enforcing and defending clients' intellectual property and furthering their business interests. Clients have said Keith has "a rational, common sense approach to IP litigation matters. He is willing to do what is best for the client, and knows when to dig in his heels, concede a point, or settle."
Keith has first chair experience in all phases of intellectual property litigation and has appeared in courts throughout the country in preliminary injunction hearings, claim construction hearings, summary judgment hearings, and jury trials. He has also presented a number of oral arguments at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit on behalf of his clients.
Keith represents and has represented publicly traded companies and major manufacturers in patent litigation in a variety of technological areas, including: chemical, pharmaceutical, nutritional supplement, software, medical device, and mechanical devices. Keith also regularly represents clients in litigation involving technology-related disputes, trademarks, trade secrets, unfair competition, internet domain names, and trade dress. He is a frequent writer and speaker on various topics, including Hatch-Waxman litigation, patent litigation, trademark litigation and copyright issues.
Before entering private practice, Keith worked as an Assistant Attorney General for the State of Missouri, a Staff Attorney for the U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth and Eighth Circuits, a Law Clerk, for Judge Charles A. Shaw and Judge George F. Gunn of the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri, and a Law Clerk for Judge R.A. (Jim) Randall of the Minnesota Court of Appeals. Keith's extensive experience with trial and appellate courts gives him particular insight into their decision-making process.
Bryan K. Wheelock — Principal, Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C.
Bryan’s practice includes the preparation and prosecution of patent and trademark applications and drafting intellectual property agreements, including non-compete agreements. He has brought and defended lawsuits in federal and state courts relating to intellectual property, and has participated in seizures of counterfeit and infringing goods.
Bryan prepares and prosecutes U.S. and foreign patent applications for medical devices, mechanical and electromechanical devices, manufacturing machinery and processes, metal alloys and other materials. He also does a substantial amount of patentability searching, trademark availability searching and patent and trademark infringement studies.
In addition to his practice at Harness Dickey, Bryan is an Adjunct Professor at Washington University School of Law and Washington University School of Engineering.
Awards and Distinctions
Best Lawyers, Patent Law and Trademark Law, 2011-2018
Best Lawyers, Copyright Law, 2018
JD Supra, Reader's Choice Award, 2017
Managing Intellectual Property, "IP Stars," 2014-2017
Bar & Court Admissions
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals Eighth Circuit
U. S. Patent and Trademark Office
American Intellectual Property Law Association
Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
International Trademark Association, Trademark Reporter Committee
Missouri Bar, MCLE Department
Credit has been approved with the Missouri Bar, MCLE Department for 1.80 MO MCLE credits.
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Thu, March 7, 2019
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM CT
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