Ben Horton to Speak at IP Defense Summit 2017 – Boston

May 10, 2017
Boston, MA

Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP is proud to co-sponsor the 2017 IP Defense Summit – Boston. Partner and Chair of the Firm’s IP Litigation practice, Benjamin T. Horton will be a roundtable speaker who will lead the discussion “Fee Shifting in Patent Litigation.”

IP Defense Summit 2017 – Boston
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Hotel Commonwealth
500 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA 02215

The Summit will cover the following topics:

  • The Evolution of Patent Prosecution and Portfolio Management
  • 2017 Defensive Perspectives on Post Issuance Proceedings
  • Defending Against NPEs: What is the New Normal?
  • Operating Company vs Operating Company Litigation: A Proactive Defense
  • Trade Secrets & Your IP Strategy
  • Risk Management & Avoiding Litigation
  • Keynote Interview: Growing and Managing an International Patent Portfolio

Additional Marshall Gerstein partners attending the Summit include Jennifer Burnette, and Thomas L. Duston.

To learn more about the Summit, click here.

Benjamin T. Horton manages complex litigation involving high tech patents. He has a degree in electrical engineering, and before law school he worked for technology companies in the automotive and semiconductor industries. He is a member of the Trial Bar for the Northern District of Illinois and litigates intellectual property cases in federal courts across the country. Mr. Horton also practices before the Patent Trial and Appeals Board, representing both petitioners and patent owners in inter partes review (IPR) and covered business method review (CBM) proceedings. Mr. Horton speaks regularly on patent litigation and strategy and has also been recognized as an author and commentator for intellectual property publications such as InsideCounsel, Intellectual Property Magazine, Law360, and IPPro. Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters publication, selected Mr. Horton for the 2012-2016 Illinois Rising Stars® lists, which feature top attorneys in intellectual property law. Mr. Horton has been selected as one of the "World’s Leading Patent Practitioners" in 2016 by Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) Magazine. He was also selected as a 2015 and 2016 "Emerging Lawyer" in Emerging Lawyers Magazine as a top Illinois attorney under 40, and was profiled in the November 2016 issue.

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