Center for Advanced Study & Research on Intellectual Property

 

2009 High Technology Protection Summit Agenda

(Tentative Schedule as of 2/12/09)

July 24, Morning

8:30 a.m. Welcome
Dean, University of Washington School of Law
Unforeseeable Equivalents in Patent Law: A Celebration of the Work of Martin Adelman

8:35 a.m.

Introduction: Scholarly Contribution to US Patent Law by Martin Adelman
Honorable Randall R. Rader,
United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, Washington, DC
8:50 a.m. Keynote Speech:
Professor Martin Adelman, George Washington University School of Law, Washington, DC
Executive Council, CASRIP Advisory Board
9:10 a.m. Unforeseeable Equivalents and Extent of Patent Protection in US Courts
Moderator
Prof. John Duffy, George Washington University School of Law, Washington, DC

Speakers
Hon. Randall R. Rader, United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, Washington, DC
Hon. Avern Cohn, U.S. District Court Judge, Detroit, Michigan
Prof. Mark Janis, University of Iowa
Donald Dunner, Finnegan, Henderson, Washington D.C.
10:30 a.m. Open Discussion
10:45 a.m. Coffee Break
11:00 a.m. Unforeseeable Equivalents and Extent of Patent Protection in Foreign Courts
Moderator
Prof. Mario Franzosi, University of Bergamo, Italy

Speakers
Hon. Robin Jacobs, Patents Court of England and Wales, London, UK
Prof. Jan Brinkhof, a former judge, IP Chamber of the Court of Appeals of the Hague
Hon. Toshiaki Iimura., Japanese IP High Court, Tokyo, Japan
Hon. Dr. Peter Meier-Beck, Supreme Court of Germany, Karlsruhe, Germany
Prof. Heinz Goddar, Univ. of Bremen, Boehmert & Boehmert, Munich, Germany
12:30 p.m. Open Discussion
12:45 p.m. Lunch Break (Special Lunch Event)
Lunch Speaker
Dean Fredrick Lawrence, George Washington University School of Law

July 24, Afternoon

Patent System as Stimulus for Economy: A Celebration of the Work of Martin Adelman
2:00 p.m. Introduction: Scholarly Contribution to Comparative Patent Law by Martin Adelman
Prof. Joseph Straus, Max Planck Institute, Munich, Germany
2:20 p.m. IP National Strategies and Industrial and Technological Developments
Moderator
Toshiko Takenaka, Univ. of Wash. School of Law

Speakers
Prof. Katsuya Tamai, RCAST, Univ. of Tokyo
Prof. Paul Liu, National Chengchi University, Taipei
Dr. Ram Jethmalani, Former Chief Law Minister of India, Delhi
3:15 p.m. Open Discussions
3:30 p.m. Coffee Break
Impact of Bilski and Biotech and Software Licensing
3:45 p.m. Panel Discussion
Moderator
Prof. Sean O'Connor, University of Washington School of Law

Panelists
Dr. Andrew Serafini, Fenwick & West, Seattle
Dr. Christian Czychowski, Boehmert & Boehmert


Speaker from Microsoft
Mr. Michael Stein, Woodcock Washburn, Seattle
5:15 p.m. Open Discussion
5:30 p.m. Closing Remarks
6:30 p.m. Reception (Hosted by Seed IP Law Group)

July 25, Morning

Strategies in DJ Action and Ethic Issues
8:45 a.m. Forum Shopping, Controversy Requirement, and Other Issues
Moderator
Ms. Signe Naeve, Univ. of Washington School of Law

Panelists
Mr. Ramsey Al-Salam, Perkins Coie, LLP, Seattle

US Speaker
European Speaker
9:45 a.m. Open Discussion
10: 00 a.m. Baseless Infringement Claim and Unfair Competition
Moderator
Mr. Stephen Kunin, Oblon, Spivak, McClelland, Maier & Neustadt, P.C., Alexandria

Panelists
Mr. Paul Meiklejohn, Dorsey & Whitney, LLP, Seattle
Mr. Shinjiro Ono, Yuasa and Hara, Tokyo, Japan
Dr. Jochen Pagenberg, Bardehle Pagenberg, Munich
11:00 a.m. Open Discussion
11:15 a.m. Adjourn

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