Center for Advanced Study & Research on Innovation Policy


2012 High Technology Protection Summit

Friday and Saturday, July 27 and 28, 2012

July 27, Morning

8:30 a.m.

Dean Kellye Testy, University of Washington School of Law

America Invents Act: Harmony with the Rest of the World?

8:35 a.m.

Keynote: Hon. Randall R. Rader
Chief Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, Washington, D.C.

9:00 a.m.

First-Inventor-To-File: A First-To-File or A First-To-Invent?
Prof. Martin Adelman, George Washington University School of Law, Washington, D.C.

Prof. John Duffy, University of Virginia, School of Law
Prof. Toshiko Takenaka, University of Washington School of Law
Mr. Robert Stoll, Drinker Biddle & Reath, Washington D.C.
Mr. Satoshi Hattori, Director, Examination Standard Office, JPO

10:00 a.m.

Open Discussion

10:15 a.m.

Coffee Break

10:30 a.m.

Multiple Systems for Challenging Validity: Roles of USPTO and Courts
Prof. Mark Janis, Indiana University School of Law

Judge Kenjiro Furuya, Intellectual Property High Court of Japan

10:50 a.m.

Mr. Ray Chen, USPTO
Mr. Stephen Kunin, Oblon, Spivak, Washington D.C.
Dr. Matthias Bosch, Bosch Jehle, Munich
Dr. Jochen Pagenberg, Bardehle Pagenberg

11:50 a.m.

Open Discussion

12:00 p.m.


12:30 p.m.

Luncheon: Special Event (CASRIP 20th Anniversary)
Welcome: President Michael Young
CASRIP Distinguished Service Award to Distinguished European Patent Scholars
Presented by Hon. Gabriella Muscolo, IP Tribunal of Rome, Italy

July 27, Afternoon

IP Protection and IT-Pharmaceutical Industries in Emerging Markets

1:30 pm

Justice Xiangjun Kong, People’s Supreme Court of China

1:45 pm

Panel Discussions
Prof. Paul Liu
Mr. Albert Tramposch, AIPLA
Prof. T. Ramakrishna, University of Bangalore, India
Prof. S.K. Verma, University of Delhi
Lewis Lee, Lee & Hayes, Seattle
Mr. Yu Gang, Kangxin, Beijing
Jeffrey Wang, WHGC
John Weresh, Microsoft, Redmond

3:30 p.m.

Open Discussion

3:45 p.m.

Coffee Break

Negotiating Global Licensing Terms and Royalties: Impact of Cross-Border Infringement

4:00 p.m.

Moderator Prof. Bob Gomulkiewicz, University of Washington School of Law

Prof. Heinz Goddar, University of Bremen, Boehmert & Boehmert
Mr. Hiroyuki Hagiwara, Ropes & Gray LLP, New York
Mr. Benjamin Grzimek, Rechtsanwalt und Partner, Germany
Mr. Kenneth Chang, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, CO

5:15 p.m.

Open Discussion

5:30 p.m.


6:30 p.m.

Reception (Hosted by Seed IP Law Group)

July 28, Morning

Medical Ethics and Patent System

9:00 a.m.

Patenting Human DNAs, Embryos and Organs: Recent Case Law Developments in the United States and EU
Ed Haug, Frommer, Lawrence & Haug, New York

Prof. Joseph Straus, Director Emeritus, Max Planck Institute
Mr. Shinjiro Ono, Yuasa and Hara, Tokyo, Japan
Dr. Gary Myles, Merchant and Gould, Seattle

10:00 a.m.

Open Discussions

10:15 a.m.

Coffee Break

Ethical Issues in Patent Law

10:30 a.m.

Document Retention Policies and E-Discovery after Rambus
Mr. Paul Meiklejohn, Dorsey & Whitney LLP, Seattle, WA

Mr. Al Kowalchyk, Merchant & Gould, MN
Mr. Ramsey Al-Salem, Perkins Coie, Seattle
Prof. Mario Franzosi, Franzosi Dal Negro, Italy
Mr. Charles Suh, Finnegan Henderson, VA

11:30 p.m.

Open Discussion

11:45 p.m.


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