Center for Advanced Study & Research on Intellectual Property

 

2002 High Technology Protection Summit

July 19 - 20, 2002, Seattle, Washington

Session 1: The Doctrine of Equivalents after Festo and Johnson & Johnstone

Keynote Speech: The Supreme Court’s Instruction
The Honorable Randall Rader, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

Panel Discussion: Impact on Patent Prosecution and International Perspective
Moderator: Professor Martin Adelman, The George Washington University, School of Law
Panelists:
Mr. Larry Bassuk, Texas Instruments Inc., Dallas (Presentation)
Professor Mario Franzosi, University of Verona, Italy (Paper)
Professor Jay Thomas, Georgetown University Law Center
Mr. John Whealan, Deputy General Counsel and Solicitor, USPTO (Slide [HTML, PowerPoint], Document)

Session 2: Patent Infringement Proceeding in U.S. District Courts

Keynote Speech: Markman Hearing: Uniformity and Local Rules
The Honorable Randall Rader, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

Panel Discussion: Markman Hearing, Roles of Experts, Judges and Jury, etc.
Moderator: Professor Jay Kesan, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign College of Law
Panelists:
The Honorable Avern Cohn, U.S. District Court, Eastern District Court of Michigan
The Honorable Barbara Jacobs Rothstein, U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington

Europe and Japan: Claim Interpretation and General Knowledge
Dr. Jochen Pagenberg, Bardehle, Pagenberg, Dost, Altenburg, Geissler & Isenbruck, Munich (Paper)
The Honorable Shuhei Shiotsuki, Tokyo High Court (Slide [HTML, PowerPoint])

Panel Discussion: Litigators’ View: Forum Shopping, etc.
Panelists:
Mr. Thomas Borecki, Baxter Healthcare Corp., Deerfield
Mr. Alexander Johnson, Jr., Marger, Johnson & McCollom, P.C., Portland (Slide [HTML, PowerPoint])
Mr. Vernon Winters, Latham & Watkins, San Francisco (Slide [HTML, PowerPoint])

Session 3: Ethical Issues in Patent Law - Inequitable Conduct

Intent to Deceive in Recent Federal Circuit Decisions and International Patent Prosecution
Professor Jay Kesan, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign College of Law (Slide [HTML, PowerPoint])

Discussant
Professor Martin Adelman, The George Washington University, School of Law
Timothy L. Boller, Seed Intellectual Property Law Group, Seattle (Slide [HTML, PowerPoint])

Session 3: Ethical Issues in Patent Law - Biotechnology and Research Ethics

United States
Professor Arti K.Rai, University of Pennsylvania Law School (Presentation)

Europe
Professor Joseph Straus, Max Planck Institute

Panel Discussion
Moderator: Prof. Sean O'Connor, University of Pittsburgh School of Law
Panelists:
Associate Dean Patricia Kuszler, University of Washington School of Law (Slide [HTML, PowerPoint])
Dr. Heinz Goddar, Boehmert & Boehmert, Munich (Slide [HTML, PowerPoint], Paper)

Session 4: Patent Harmonization

Developments in Substantive Patent Law Harmonization
Tomoko Miyamoto, Senior Legal Officer, Patent Law Section, Patent Policy Department, WIPO (Slide [HTML, PowerPoint])

United States Position
Mr. Stephen Kunin, Deputy Commissioner for Patent Examination Policy, USPTO (Slide [HTML, PowerPoint])

European Position
Mr. Mark Weaver, Director, EPO

Japanese Position
Mr. Shinjiro Ono, Deputy Commissioner, JPO (Slide [HTML, PowerPoint], Presentation)

Keynote Speech: Academic View
Professor Mark Lemley, UC Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law (Paper)

Discussant
Professor Jay Thomas, Georgetown University Law Center

IP Owners’ View
Mr. Irwin Krittman, Thomson Multimedia Licensing Inc., Princeton, NJ

Japan and Europe
Prof. Dr. Joseph Straus, Max Planck Institute
The Hon. Yukio Nagasawa, Tokyo High Court (Presentation)

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