Center for Advanced Study & Research on Innovation Policy


2010 High Technology Protection Summit Agenda

(Tentative Schedule as of 6/7/10)

July 23, Morning Schedule

8:30 a.m.

Dean Kellye Testy, University of Washington School of Law, Seattle, WA

Patent Eligibility in the 21 Century

8:35 a.m.

Keynote Speech
Hon. Randall R. Rader, Chief Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, Washington, DC

9:10 a.m.

Impact of Bilski: Academic Views
Prof. Martin Adelman, George Washington University School of Law, Washington, DC

Prof. Rochelle Dreyfuss, Pauline Newman Professor of Law, New York University, New York
Prof. John Duffy, George Washington University School of Law, Washington D.C.
Prof. Mark Lemley, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA
Prof. Sean O’Connor, Faculty Director, Entrepreneurial Law Clinic, University of Washington School of Law, Seattle, WA

10:30 a.m.

Open Discussion

10:45 a.m.

Coffee Break

11:00 a.m.

Software Patent Eligibility in Europe and Japan
Mr. T. Andrew Culbert, Microsoft Corporation, Redmond, WA

Judge, Japanese IP High Court, Tokyo, Japan
Prof. Heinz Goddar, Univ. of Bremen, Boehmert & Boehmert, Munich, Germany

Mr. Kenneth Chang, Townsend and Townsend and Crew LLP, Denver, CO
Mr. Ben Hauptman, Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP

12:20 p.m.

Open Discussion

12:30 p.m.

Lunch Break

July 23, Afternoon

Patent Eligibility in the 21 Century

1:30 pm

Software and Medical Method Patent Eligibility and Prosecution Strategies
Mr. John Branch, Frommer Lawrence & Haug LLP, Seattle, WA

Mr. Ray Chen, Solicitor, USPTO, Arlington, VA
Ms. Reeko Imamura, Director of Examination Standards Office, Japan Patent Office, Tokyo, Japan
Mr. Stephen Kunin, Oblon, Spivak, McClelland, Maier & Neustadt, P.C., Alexandria, VA
Mr. Shinjiro Ono, Yuasa & Hara, Tokyo, Japan

3:00 p.m.

Open Discussion

3:15 p.m.

Coffee Break

New Business Arrangements and Licensing Strategies

3:30 p.m.

Open Source Licensing; Industry Standards Patent Pool; Patent Exhaustion etc.
Prof. Bob Gomulkiewicz, University of Washington School of Law, Seattle, WA

Mr. Frank Zacharias, Chief Patent Counsel of Porsche AG, Munich, Germany
Prof. Zhang Ping, Peking University, Beijing, China
Mr. Carl Brandt, Microsoft Corporation, Redmond, WA
Mr. Stephen Gillespie, Fenwick & West LLP, San Francisco, CA
Ms. Michele Herman, Woodcock Washburn LLP, Seattle, WA

5:15 p.m.

Open Discussion

5:30 p.m.

Closing Remarks

6:30 p.m.

Reception (Hosted by Seed IP Law Group)

July 24, Morning

Future of European Patent Litigation and EU Patent System

9:00 a.m.

Impact of ECJ Decision: Who Should Lead the Direction, EU or EPO?
Prof. Mario Franzosi, University of Bergamo, Italy

Dr. Jochen Pagenberg, Bardehle Pagenberg, Munich, Germany
Mr. Michael Hartmann, Leydig Voith, Chicago

10:15 a.m.

Open Discussions

10:30 a.m.

Coffee Break

Ethical Issues in Patent Litigation

10:45 a.m.

Pleading Inequitable Conduct and Establishing Deceptive Intent
Mr. Paul Meiklejohn, Dorsey & Whitney LLP, Seattle, WA

Mr. Hiroyuki Hagiwara, Ropes & Grey LLP, Tokyo, Japan
Mr. Alan Kowalchyk, Merchant & Gould, Minneapolis, MN
Mr. Mike Stein, Woodcock Washburn LLP, Seattle, WA

11:30 a.m.

Confidential Information and In-Camera Procedure
Mr. Ramsey Al-Salam, Perkins Coie, LLP, Seattle, WA

Mr. Robert McCauley, Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garret & Dunner, Palo Alto, CA
Mr. Yoshio Kumakura, Nakamura & Partners, Tokyo, Japan
Mr. Benjamin Grzimek, Taylor Wessing, Duesseldorf, Germany

12:30 p.m.

Open Discussion

12:45 p.m.

Closing Remark

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