Center for Advanced Study & Research on Innovation Policy


2004 High Technology Protection Summit

July 16, Morning

8:30 a.m. Opening Remarks
  Dean W.H. (Joe) Knight, University of Washington School of Law
Session 1: Prosecution Strategies
8:35 a.m. Keynote Speech: Deconstructing claim construction
  The Honorable Randall Rader, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
9:15 a.m. Panel Discussion: FESTO Implications in Different Technology Fields and International Prosecution Strategies
  Prof. Martin Adelman, George Washington Univ. Law School
  Mr. Larry Bassuk, Texas Instruments Inc., Dallas
  Dr. Heinz Goddar, Boehmert & Boehmert
  Dr. Gladys Monroy, Morrison & Foerster, Palo Alto
10:15 a.m. Open Discussion
10:30 a.m. Coffee Break
10:45 a.m. USPTO/EPO/JPO Prosecution Updates
  Mr. Stephen Kunin, USPTO
  JPO Speaker
  EPO Speaker
12:20 a.m. Open Discussion
12:30 p.m. Lunch Break


July 16, Afternoon

Session 2: Patent Infringement and Trial Courts
1:00 p.m. Panel Discussion 1: What is Special About Patent Litigation?
  Paul Meikeljohn, Dorsey & Whitney
  The Honorable Avern Cohn, U.S. District Court for Eastern District Court of Michigan
  The Honorable John T. Ward, U.S. District Court
  Speaker from U.S. District Court for Western Washington
2:15p.m. Open Discussion
2:30p.m. Panel Discussion 2: Patent Courts in Europe and Asia
  Prof. Mario Fransozi, University of Verona
  Judge from Italy
  Judge from Japan
  Judge from Germany
3:30 p.m. Open Discussion
3:45 p.m. Coffee Break
4:00 p.m. Panel Discussion 3: Case Study on International Patent Litigation
  Mr. Jay Johnson, Texas Instruments, Inc.
  Dr. Jochen Pagenberg, Bardehle, Pagenberg, Dost, etc.
  Mr. Eiji Katayama, Abe, Ikubo & Katayama
  Speaker from U.S.
5:15 p.m. Open Discussion
5: 30 p.m. Closing Remarks
  Reception (Hosted by Seed IP Law Group)


July 17 Morning

Session 3: Attorney-Client Privilege in Patent Litigation
9:00 a.m. Keynote Speech: Attorney-Client Privilege in Patent Litigation after Knorr-Bremse System v. Dana, Corp.
  The Honorable Paul Michel, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
9:40 a.m. Panel Discussion 1
  Mr. Ramsey Al-Salem, Perkins Coei
  Mr. Edward Reines, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP.
  Prof. Mark Lemley, Univ. of California, Berkeley, School of Law
  Ms. Morag Macdonad, Esq, Bird & Bird
10:50 a.m. Open Discussion
10:50 a.m. Coffee Break
11:00 a.m. Panel Discussion 2: Preservation of Privilege: What patent prosecutor and in-house counsel should know?
  Prof. Jay Kesan, University of Illinois Champagne Law School
  Mr. Yoichiro Yamaguchi, Rader, Fishman, Grauer
  Mr. Tomas Borecki, Baxter Healthcare Corporation
  Ms. Susan Spaeth, Townsend and Townsend
12:00 noon Open Discussion
12:15 a.m. Lunch

July 17, Afternoon

Session 4: Preserving Access to Works and Technologies in Public Domain
1:15 p.m. Panel Discussion 1: Biotechnology
  Professor Sean O'Conner, University of Washington School of Law
  Mr. Vernon Winters, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP
2:15 p.m. Open Discussion
2:30 p.m Panel Discussion 2: Open Source Software
  Professor Robert Gomulukiewicz, University of Washington School of Law
  Speaker 1
  Speaker 2
  Speaker 3
3:30 p.m. Open Discussion
3:45 p.m. Closing Remarks
  Professor Toshiko Takenaka, CASRIP, University of Washington

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