Jackson Walker partner Leisa Talbert Peschel participated in a panel discussion on managing parallel district court and PTAB proceedings during the 2018 Eastern District of Texas Bench Bar Conference held on October 17, 2018, in Plano, Texas.
The panel was coordinated by Phillip Philbin, Haynes and Boone, LLP, and includes Judge Nicole Mitchell, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas; Lead PTAB Judge Georgianna Braden, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office; Joe Beauchamp, Jones Day; and Jeremy P. Welch, Schlumberger Ltd.
Leisa Talbert Peschel is an intellectual property trial lawyer and counselor with considerable experience litigating intellectual property matters, including first chair trial experience in a standard-essential patent infringement case. 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 includes patent and trademark prosecution, as well as 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.