Eric Hamp Presents Structuring Freedom to Operate Opinions: Reducing Risk of Patent Infringement

Banner Witcoff’s Eric Hamp will participate in a panel discussion on preparing freedom to operate (FTO) opinions for companies developing new products for a Strafford CLE Webinar on Thursday, February 29, from 1-2:30 pm EST. 

The webinar, titled Structuring Freedom to Operate Opinions: Reducing Risk of Patent Infringement, features three presenters and will discuss best practices when drafting FTO opinions for companies planning to develop new products. The panel will also explore the impact of post-grant challenges and strategies for employing FTO opinions.

Additional topics of the webinar include: 

  • What legal framework is used to assess a party’s intent for willfulness/enhanced damages and inducement of infringement, and what aspects are still unsettled?
  • What are best practices for patent counsel when analyzing FTO issues and structuring FTO opinions?
  • When should counsel seek FTO opinions to protect new research and products from infringement claims?
  • What is the impact of the post-grant process on FTO opinions?

You can learn more and register for this event by clicking here.

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