Leisa Talbert Peschel Discusses Extraterritorial Reach of Patents


Jackson Walker partner Leisa Talbert Peschel spoke at the 14th Annual Advanced Patent Litigation Course on Thursday, July 12, at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s Rocky Mountain Regional Office in Denver, Colorado.

The CLE presentation, entitled “Extraterritorial Reach of Patents – Impact of Recent Supreme Court Decisions,” summarized the parameters of liability and exposure under 35 U.S.C. § 271(f) through analysis of the most recent Supreme Court decisions on § 271(f), including the case of WesternGeco LLC v. ION Geophysical Corporation. Click here to view the full presentation.

For more information about the course, which was cosponsored by TexasBarCLE and the Intellectual Property Law Section of the State Bar of Texas, view the event brochure.


Meet Leisa

Leisa Talbert Peschel is an intellectual property trial lawyer and counselor with considerable experience litigating intellectual property matters. Leisa has been involved in cases dealing with a wide array of technologies, including Power-over-Ethernet (PoE), biotechnology research tools, chemical compositions, audio compression technology, display technologies, plastics, pipe thread compounds, blow-out preventers, security systems, computer software methods, and electronics. In addition to her litigation expertise, Leisa maintains an active transactional practice. Her transactional practice also includes preparing patent opinions of counsel, including freedom-to-operate, noninfringement, and invalidity opinions. Leisa is also a frequent author and speaker on intellectual property law topics. She has spoken on matters relating to corporate patent policies, patent infringement defenses (including section 101 and 112 defenses), licensing, patent damages, patent reform, standing, e-discovery, the intersection of science and the law, and design patent infringement. Last year, Leisa was admitted to the Texas Bar College, an honorary society of lawyers chartered by the Texas Supreme Court in 1981.