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Presenter: Gregory L. Porter

Seminar Date:

Seminar Location: Online

This seminar is closed or full.


Friday, September 20, 2019, 1:00 - 2:00 PM CDT

   Recent cases affecting patent litigation

   Developments at the USPTO patent trial and appeal board

   Update on potential patent reform

   Best practices to avoid patent litigation

Webinar Instructions

Each webinar session earns continuing education credit and can be registered for individually. All attendees must log-on through their own email – attendees may not watch together if they wish to earn continuing education credit. HalfMoon Education Inc. must be able to prove attendance if either the attendee or HalfMoon Education Inc. is audited.

Certificates of completion will be provided for each webinar attended and will be sent via email in PDF form about five business days after the conclusion of the series.

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GoToWebinar App requirements: 
Windows 7 - 10 or Mac OSX 10.9 (Mavericks) - 10.14 (Mojave)

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The two most recent version of the following browsers:
Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari, Microsoft Edge
Internet Explorer v11 (or later) with Flash enabled

Internet connection:
 Minimum of 1Mbps       Hardware: 2GB RAM or more

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Credit Information:

Who Should Attend

  • Engineers

     1.0 PDH/Continuing Education Hour

Continuing Education Credit Information

These live interactive webinars offer continuing education credit to professional engineers in all states, excluding New York. HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers licensed in Florida, Indiana (License No. CE21700059), Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700), North Carolina, and North Dakota. Final acceptance of continuing education credits are determined by each state licensing board.


Gregory L. Porter

Partner with Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP in Houston

Mr. Porter has extensive experience representing and advising companies in all aspects of patent, copyright and trade secret law, including acting as lead counsel in successful jury trials and preliminary injunction hearings, as well as advising on patent procurement and designing around competitor's patents. He also has counseled Fortune 500 clients on the creation and management of their patent portfolios, led IP due diligence teams for major merger and acquisition transactions and participated in contested patent office proceedings such as inter partes reviews and reexaminations. Mr. Porter is also a frequent contributor to the firm’s CAFC blog (www.cafcblog.com), reviewing the latest IP decisions at the Federal Circuit Over the years, he has successfully litigated cases in a diverse range of technologies from oil field tools to polymers, telecommunications, and pharmaceuticals. Mr. Porter has drafted and prosecuted chemical, oil field and biotech patents.

Tuition Costs:

Standard Tuition: $50.00
Online Tuition (pre-registration): $50.00

Each registration includes one copy of a manual prepared by the seminar speakers.