Winston & Strawn litigation partner Scott DeVries spoke at the May monthly luncheon of the Silicon Valley Association of General Counsel (SVAGC) held on May 21, 2010 in Santa Clara, Calif.
Mr. DeVries spoke on a panel entitled "Meet the New Breed of Troll: Theories of Liability and Insurance coverage for False Patent Marking Claims." Specifically, Scott addressed insurance coverage for defense under advertising liability policies.
Scott was joined by James Pistorino, an intellectual property partner with Howrey LLP, who will focus his remarks on development of false patent marking claims.
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