Monday, October 29, 2018

Georgetown-Berkeley Conference on Patent Law and Policy

Georgetown Law's Institute for Technology Policy and the Berkeley Center for Law & Technology will be putting on the Tenth Annual Conference on the Role of the Courts in Patent Law and Policy, at Georgetown Law's Washington campus on Friday, November 16.  I will be participating in a panel on remedies.  Keynote speakers will be Federal Circuit Judge Alan Lourie and USPTO Director Andre Iancu.  Registration is available here.  Here is the schedule:

8:30 – 9:00 AM
Continental Breakfast
9:00 – 9:10 AM
Alexandra Givens, Executive Director, Institute for Technology Law & Policy at Georgetown Law
Professor John Thomas, Georgetown Law
9:10 – 9:40 AM
Opening Keynote
The Honorable Alan Lourie, Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
9:45 – 11:00 AM
Panel 1: Developments in Case Management
Professor Peter Menell, Berkeley Law (moderator)
 The Honorable Leonard Stark, Chief Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware
The Honorable Cathy Ann Bencivengo, Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California
The Honorable Liam O'Grady, Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
11:15 AM –12:30 PM
Panel 2: Developments at the PTAB and the ITC
Erika Arner, Finnegan LLP, President PTAB Bar Association (moderator)
Scott Boalick, Acting Chief Judge, Patent Trial and Appeals Board
Katherine Burke, Baker Botts LLP
Shamita Cummings, White & Case LLP
Suzanne Michel, Google
12:30 – 1:30 PM
Luncheon Keynote
The Honorable Andrei Iancu, 
Undersecretary of Commerce and Director of the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office
1:30 – 2:45 PM
Panel 3: Remedies
Professor Amy Landers, Drexel School of Law
Professor Tom Cotter, University of Minnesota School of Law
John Mancini, Mayer Brown
Kelsey Nix, Jones Day
Professor Sarah Wasserman Rajec, William & Mary School of Law
3:00 – 4:30 PM
Panel 4: Case Law in Review
Professor Jay Thomas, Georgetown Law (moderator)
Professor Jeff Leftsin, U.C. Hastings School of Law
Professor Mark Lemley, Stanford Law School
Professor Sapna Kumar, University of Houston Law Center
4:30 – 5:30 PM
Cocktail Reception

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