Center for Advanced Study & Research on Innovation Policy


2008 High Technology Protection Summit Agenda

Friday, July 25

7.50 General and 1.50 Ethics CLE Credits Approved

8:30 a.m. Welcome
Gregory Hicks, Interim Dean, University of Washington School of Law
Session 1:  Patent Exhaustion and Implied License

8:35 a.m.

Recent Developments in Patent Exhaustion in U.S., Europe and Japan
Professor Mario Franzosi, University of Bergamo

Professor Scott Kieff, Washington University in St. Louis
Professor Joseph Straus, Max Planck Institute, Munich, Germany
Honorable Hiroaki Imai, Japanese Intellectual Property High Court, Tokyo, Japan
9:40 a.m.Open Discussion
10:00 a.m.Coffee Break
10:15 a.m. Panel Discussion: Impact of L.G. v. Quanta on Business Arrangements
Mr. Paul Meiklejohn, Dorsey & Whitney LLP, Seattle

Mr. Larry Bassuk, Texas Instruments Inc., Dallas
Mr. Jon Wood, Bridgestone Americas Holding, Inc., Akron, Ohio
Dr. Narinder Banait, Fenwick & West LLP, Mountain View
Ms. Debra Leith, Heller Ehrman LLP, Seattle

11:30 a.m.Open Discussion
11:45 p.m.Lunch Break
Session 2: Patent Eligible Subject Matter
12:45 p.m.Keynote Speech: New Standard for Computer Software and Business Method Inventions
Honorable Randall R. Rader, United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit,
Washington, DC
1:15 pmPatent Office Views
Mr. John Whealan, Associate Dean for Intellectual Property Law George Washington
University Law School, Washington, DC (former Solicitor, USPTO)
Mr. Tadashi Inoue, Senior Director, Japan Patent Office, Tokyo
Dr. Doris Thums, European Patent Office, Munich
2:15 pmPanel Discussion: Needs of IT Industry and Current Patent System
Moderator and Commentator
Professor Martin Adelman, George Washington University School of Law, Washington, DC

Mr. Richard Wilder, Microsoft Corporation, Redmond
Mr. Michael D. Stein, Woodcock Washburn, Seattle
Mr. David D. Carlson, Seed IP Law Group, Seattle
Dr. Matthias Bosch, Bosch Graf Von Stosch Jehle, Munich
3:30 p.m.Open Discussions
3:45 p.m.Coffee Break
Session 3: Litigation Strategies and Ethical Issues after Seagate and SanDisk
4:00 p.m.Panel Discussion
Mr. Douglas Stewart, Dorsey & Whitney, Seattle

Mr. Christopher Cox, Weil Gotshal & Manges, Redwood Shores
Mr. Ramsey Al-Salam, Perkins Coie, LLP, Seattle
Dr. Jochen Pagenberg, Bardehle Pagenberg, Munich
Mr. Brian Bodine, Merchant & Gould, Seattle
5:15 p.m.Open Discussion
5:30 p.m.Closing Remarks
6:30 p.m.Reception (Hosted by Seed IP Law Group)

Saturday, July 26

3.50 General CLE Credits Approved

Session 4: New IP Business Models and Markets
9:00 a.m.Panel Discussion
Professor Sean O’Connor, University of Washington School of Law, Seattle

Professsor Dr. Heinz Goddar, Boehmert & Boehmert, Munich
Dr. Dirk Zetzsche, Assistant Professor, Heinrich Heine University, Duesseldorf
Ms. Helen Dutton, Farella Braun + Martel, LLP, San Francisco
Mr. Matt Rainey, Intellectual Ventures, Bellevue
Mr. Jay Zhang, Myriad Genetics, Inc., Salt Lake City
10:45 a.m.Open Discussion
11: 00 a.m.Coffee Break
Session 5: Proposed Information Disclosure Rule and Duty of Candor
11:15 p.m.Panel Discussion
Moderator and Commentator
Mr. Stephen Kunin, Oblon, Spivak, McClelland, Maier & Neustadt, P.C., Alexandria

Mr. Erik Puknys, Finnegan Henderson, Palo Alto
Mr. Shinjiro Ono, Yuasa and Hara, Tokyo, Japan
12:30 p.m.Open Discussion
12:45 p.m.Adjourn

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