Center for Advanced Study & Research on Innovation Policy


2005 High Technology Protection Summit

July 22, Morning

8:30 a.m. Opening Remarks
  Dean W.H. (Joe) Knight, University of Washington School of Law
Session 1: Patent Reform Proposals
8:35 a.m. Keynote Speech: Academic View on Patent Reforms
  Professor Rochelle Dreyfuss, New York University
9:15 a.m. Panel Discussion 1: Examination of US Patent Reforms
  Moderator -

Mr. Stephen Kunin, Oblon, Spivak, McClelland, Maier and Neustadt, Washington, D.C.

  Speakers -
  Mr. Ray Chen, USPTO, Washington, DC
  Mr. Robert Blackburn, IP Strategy Consultant, Emeryville
  Ms. Susan DeSanti, Federal Trade Commission, Washington, DC
  Mr. Bart Eppenauer, Microsoft Corporation, Redmond
  Professor Janice Mueller, University of Pittsburgh
10:55 a.m. Open Discussion
11:15 a.m. Coffee Break
11:30 a.m. Panel Discussion 2: Patent Reforms in Japan and Europe
  Moderator -
  Mr. Michael Meller, Anderson Kill & Olick PC, New York
  Panelists -
  Mr. Shinjiro Ono, Japan Patent Office
  Dr. Rainer Moufang, European Patent Office
  Dr. Heinz Goddar, Boehmert & Boehmert, Munich
12:30 p.m. Open Discussion
12:50 p.m. Lunch Break


July 22, Afternoon

Session 2: Attorney-Client Privilege in Patent Litigation
2:00 p.m. Panel Discussion: Impact on Opinion Writing and Document Retention Strategy
  Moderator -
  Professor Dan Laster, University of Washington
  Panelists -
  Mr. Tom Borecki, Baxter Healthcare Corp., Deerfield
  Dr. Jochen Pagenberg, Bardehle, Pagenberg, Dost, et al., Munich
3:00 p.m. Open Discussion
3:20 p.m. Coffee Break
Session 3: Patenting the Industry Standard
3:40 p.m. Panel Discussion: Intellectual Property Issues in Industry Standards
  Moderator -
  Professor Robert Gomulkiewicz, University of Washington School of Law
  Panelists -
  Mr. Larry Bassuk, Texas Instruments Inc., Dallas
  Dr. Jorge A. Goldstein, Sterne Kessler Goldstein Fox, Washington, DC
  Professor Yukio Hiramatsu, Osaka Institute of Technology
5:00 p.m. Open Discussion
5:20 p.m. Closing Remarks
5:30 p.m. Reception (Hosted by Seed IP Law Group)


July 23, Morning

Session 4: Claim Construction
8:30 a.m. Panel Discussion: Examination of Phillips Questions from the Comparative Law Perspective
  Moderator -
  Professor Martin Adelman, George Washington University School of Law
  Panelists -
  The Honorable Dr. Peter Meier-Beck, German Federal Court of Justice, Karlsruhe
  The Honorable Takuya Ueda, Intellectual Property High Court of Japan, Tokyo
  Professor Mario Franzosi, University of Verona
  The Honorable Kent A. Jordan, U.S. District Court, District of Delaware
10:15 a.m. Open Discussion
10:30 a.m. Coffee Break
10:45 a.m Panel Discussion: Strategies of Claim and Specification Drafting for Avoiding Narrow Construction
  Moderator -
  Mr. Paul T. Meiklejohn, Dorsey & Whitney LLP, Seattle
  Panelists -
  Dr. Gladys Monroy, Morrison & Foerster, Palo Alto
  Dr. Lauren L. Stevens, Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, Palo Alto
  Mr. Ramsey Al-Salam, Perkins Coie, LLP, Seattle
11:45 a.m. Open Discussion
12:00 noon Lunch Break

July 23, Afternoon

Session 5: Patents and Health
1:15 p.m. Panel Discussion 1: Preserving Access to Medical Methods
  Moderator -
  Professor Sean O’Connor, University of Washington School of Law, Seattle
  Panelists -
  Dr. Rainer Moufang, European Patent Office
  Professor Cynthia Ho, Loyola University School of Law, Chicago
  Professor Toshiko Takenaka, CASRIP, University of Washington
Mr. Shinjiro Ono, Japan Patent Office, Tokyo
  Ms. Christina Sampogna, OECD, Paris
2:30 p.m. Open Discussion
2:45 p.m. Panel Discussion 2: Ethical Issues for Patent Owner in Conducting Clinical Trial: New EU Directive on Clinical Trial
  Moderator -
  Professor Beth Rivin, University of Washington School of Law
  Panelists -
  Professor Patricia Kuszler, University of Washington School of Law
  Professor Yasushi Kodama, University of Tokyo School of Medicine
  Dr. Mike Adcock, Sheffield Institute for Biotechnological, Law & Ethics, Department of Law, University of Sheffield
3:45 p.m. Open Discussion
4:00 p.m. Closing Remarks
  Professor Toshiko Takenaka, CASRIP, University of Washington
4:30 p.m. Adjourn

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