Ted Dane Discusses Preemption, Supreme Court Cases at Patent Disputes Forum

Munger, Tolles & Olson attorney Ted Dane spoke on two panels at the Daily Journal’s 2016 Patent Disputes Forum South conference on Oct. 19, 2016.

Mr. Dane participated in a panel discussion about the current status of the law on patent eligibility for computer software and life science inventions in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in the landmark Alice v. CLS Bank case. Mr. Dane also spoke on a panel focused on significant patent litigation rulings from the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2015 – 2016 term, as well as pending cases, including the recent argument in Samsung v. Apple on the standards for awarding infringers’ profits in design patent cases involving multi-component products.

The forum focused on the ever-changing patent environment and featured best practices and insights concerning key IP issues that impact clients, companies and careers.

Mr. Dane’s principal areas of practice are intellectual property, including patent, copyright and trademark litigation, entertainment law and antitrust.