Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox Director to Speak on Discovery Mechanics in Foreign Jurisdictions

Nov 23, 2009, 09:30 ET from Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox

Kevin W. McCabe to Present at ACI's Foreign Patent Law & Regulation Conference

Washington, Nov. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C., an intellectual property law firm in Washington, D.C., is pleased to announce that Kevin W. McCabe, a director in the firm's Biotechnology/Chemical and Litigation groups, will present on the topic "Understanding The Mechanics of Conducting and Seeking Discovery in Foreign Jurisdictions" at the American Conference Institute's Foreign Patent Law & Regulation conference. Mr. McCabe will speak at 2:30 p.m. on December 8, 2009 in New York, NY.

Mr. McCabe's presentation will cover the following subject matter: exploring methods for obtaining an order to pursue discovery in various jurisdictions, evaluating what forms of discovery are available in the jurisdiction in which you are litigating, civil law vs. common law, interrogation and cross examination, and seizures vs. preservation of evidence. Mr. McCabe will be co-presenting with Kristof Roox, a partner at Crowell and Moring LLP.

ACI's Foreign Patent Law & Regulation conference features a credentialed line-up of guest speakers, panel members and industry professionals. Attendees will gain industry specific knowledge on how to develop a multi-jurisdictional patent portfolio and also increase international life sciences patent knowledge and litigation strategy. The conference will run from December 7-8, 2009 at The Carlton on Madison, 88 Madison Avenue, New York, NY.

Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. - Strategists and Advisors specializing in the protection, transfer and enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights. Founded in 1978 and based in Washington, D.C., the firm has over 130 patent attorneys, agents and technical specialists representing a broad range of clients, including emerging and established companies, venture capital firms, universities and select individuals.

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