Bob Stoll, Washington, D.C., partner and co-chair of the intellectual property group, moderated a panel at the Leahy Institute of Advanced Patent Studies in Naples, Florida on February 19, 2018. The panel featured Richard Rainey from Covington & Burling, Phil Johnson, former chief intellectual property counsel for Johnson & Johnson, and Bob Armitage, former general counsel for Eli Lilly. The panel discussed whether the current level of implementation of Section 101 supports the patent system or whether it has gone too far. Panelists also offered opinions on what judicial and legislative actions regarding patent eligibility under Section 101 would best serve the patent system.
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