Edward C. Donovan with Kirkland & Ellis LLP Speaks at TKG's ITC Section 337 Investigations Webinar on 05/03/2017

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Edward C. Donovan, Partner with Kirkland & Ellis LLP to Speak at The Knowledge Group’s ITC Section 337 Investigations Webinar


New York, NY, April 19, 2017 - (PressReleasePoint) - The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Edward C. Donovan, Partner with Kirkland & Ellis LLP will speak at The Knowledge Group’s webcast on ITC Section 337 Investigations. This event is scheduled for May 3, 2017 from 12:00pm to 2:00pm (ET).
 
For further details, please visit: https://knowgp.org/2nXuBhS
 
About Edward C. Donovan
 
Ed Donovan is a partner at Kirkland & Ellis where he focuses on intellectual property and technology-related litigation.  His experience includes trials, arbitrations and preliminary injunction proceedings in federal and state courts and before the International Trade Commission. Ed has tried patent infringement cases to verdict in bench and jury trials and has successfully obtained and defeated exclusion orders in Section 337 proceedings. His experience spans a variety of technical subject matters including semiconductors, mobile phones, data storage, pharmaceuticals, and medical devices.  Ed has substantial experience in legal and regulatory issues involving standards essential patents, including trying cases involving SEP and FRAND issues as both plaintiff and defendant. Ed’s work has been recognized by Chambers & Partners and Managing Intellectual Property, among others. Ed has a B.E. in Mechanical Engineering. He received his J.D. from George Washington University Law School.
 
About Kirkland & Ellis LLP
 
Kirkland & Ellis LLP is a 1,900-attorney law firm representing global clients in complex intellectual property and technology matters, private equity, M&A and other complex corporate transactions, litigation and dispute resolution/arbitration, and restructuring matters. The Firm has offices in Beijing, Chicago, Hong Kong, Houston, London, Los Angeles, Munich, New York, Palo Alto, San Francisco, Shanghai and Washington, D.C. Kirkland has one of the most respected intellectual property litigation practices in the country, with particular experience in large-scale patent, copyright, trademark, trade secret misappropriation, and advertising matters. The Firm has been handling ITC Section 337 proceedings for more than 30 years and has litigated numerous ITC cases on behalf of complainants and respondents covering a variety of products and technologies. Kirkland was honored by Managing Intellectual Property as the 2016 “International Trade Commission Firm of the Year.”
 
 
Abstract
 
Section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930 prohibits unfair methods of competition and practices in import trade, particularly the importation or sale of infringing goods in the United States. The U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) Section 337 investigations involve high stakes for both patent holders and parties accused of importing infringing products. The complex and challenging ITC investigations demands for a multi-disciplined approach that involves knowledge of intellectual property litigation and international trade and policy. It is important for businesses and their counsel to understand the unique procedural framework of the ITC Section 337 investigations. The Knowledge Group has assembled a panel of key thought leaders and practitioners to discuss ITC Section 337 investigations and offer a thorough guidance to navigate the complexities of Section 337 proceedings.
 
 
About The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series
 
The Knowledge Group was established with the mission to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webinars that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format. To contact or register for an event, please visit: http://theknowledgegroup.org/
 
 


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