Larina Alton to Present at Minnesota Intellectual Property Law Association Stampede Event
June 7, 2023
Larina Alton, a Litigation Group partner, will present a session June 7 at the Minnesota Intellectual Property Law Association (MIPLA) Stampede CLE event. Larina and her co-presenter, Theresa Stadheim of Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner, will discuss recent Federal Circuit 35 U.S.C. § 101 cases and updates to the USPTO Patent Eligibility Guidance, including changes to the Manual of Patent Examining Procedure Section 2100. Patent prosecution-framed discussion will focus on specification and claims-drafting tips for success, and litigation-framed discussion will focus on American Axle v Neapco and the legal implications of continuously developing jurisprudence, along with judicial application of law in light of the USPTO guidance.
For more information or to register, go to 2023 MIPLA Stampede.
Larina is a registered patent attorney with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office who has led litigation in federal courts throughout the country, managing large scale, bet-the company disputes between direct business competitors. A versatile and creative litigator, Larina has also been lead counsel in more than 20 inter partes review proceedings without a loss at Final Decision, representing both clients who own patents and those challenging a patent's validity. She graduated magna cum laude from the University of Minnesota Law School and clerked for the Honorable David Minge of the Minnesota Court of Appeals.