DATE
Tuesday, May 6, 2014
 

 

AGENDA

 

8:00 AM REGISTRATION
8:30 AM

WELCOMING REMARKS

John M. Whealan, Intellectual Property Advisory Board Associate and Dean for Intellectual Property Law Studies, The George Washington University Law School

Alan M. Grimaldi, Partner and Co-Leader, Intellectual Property Practice, Mayer Brown LLP

8:45 AM KEYNOTE ADDRESS
Nathan Kelley, Deputy General Counsel for Intellectual Property Law and Solicitor, The United States Patent & Trademark Office
9:30 AM BEGINNING OF A NEW ERA: POST ISSUANCE PTO PROCEEDINGS
Moderator: Jack S. Barufka, Partner and Leader, Intellectual Property Practice, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
Thomas L. Giannetti
, Administrative Patent Judge, United States Patent and Trademark Office
Adan Ayala, General Patent Counsel, Stanley Black & Decker
David A. Steffes, Senior Director of Intellectual Property, North America at DSM
Sharon A. Israel, President-Elect of the American Intellectual Property Law Association and Partner, Mayer Brown LLP
10:45 AM BREAK
11:00 AM TIPS AND TRENDS FOR LITIGATING PATENT CASES IN THE FEDERAL COURTS
Moderator: Alan M. Grimaldi, Partner and Co-Leader, Intellectual Property Practice, Mayer Brown LLP
Honorable Leonard E. Davis
, Chief District Judge, District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Honorable Nora Barry Fischer, District Judge, District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
Honorable Faith S. Hochberg, District Judge, District Court for the District of New Jersey
12:15 PM LUNCHEON BREAK
1:45 PM ITC: RECENT DEVELOPMENTS AND CURRENT TRENDS
Moderator: William P. Atkins,
Partner and Leader, Intellectual Property Litigation Practice, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
Honorable Theodore R. Essex, Administrative Law Judge, U.S. International Trade Commission
Lynn I. Levine, Former Director of the Office of Unfair Import Investigations, U.S. International Trade Commission
Gary M. Hnath, Partner, Mayer Brown LLP
3:00 PM BREAK
3:15 PM DEFENSIVE STRATEGIES: PATENT LITIGATION
Moderator: A. John P. Mancini
, Partner and Co-Chair,
Intellectual Property Practice, Mayer Brown LLP
Edward Blocker, IP&S Manager Healthcare, Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
John LaBarre, IP Litigation Manager, Google Inc.
Vaishali Udupa, IP Litigation Manager, Hewlett-Packard
Richard H. Zaitlen, Partner, Intellectual Property, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
4:15 PM CLOSING REMARKS
John M. Whealan, Intellectual Property Advisory Board Associate and Dean for Intellectual Property Law Studies, The George Washington University Law School
Jack S. Barufka, Partner and Leader, Intellectual Property Practice, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
4:30 PM COCKTAIL RECEPTION