The John Marshall Law School is proud to present its 62nd Annual Intellectual Property Law Conference. This one-day conference covers developments in patent, trade secrets, antitrust, trademarks, copyrights, IP management and in-house counsel practice, entertainment, and information technology and privacy law.
Last year, we expanded the scope of our long-standing IP event, moving from principally single-speaker sessions to panels, with plenty of time for discussions and questions from the audience. As part of this new format, we expanded our faculty to include a greater mix of expert speakers and thought leaders from government, the judiciary, corporations, NGOs, academia and, of course, practitioners. This has allowed us to add participants from across the country, while still drawing extensively from our local talent.
John Marshall’s Annual Intellectual Property Law Conference has always been a way for the practicing bar, students, and academics to discuss and stay on top of this ever-changing field of law. A mainstay in IP CLE programming, the conference features judicial, administrative, practitioner, and academic presenters from around the country who share their insights into the most important IP developments and their future impact.
We look forward to you joining us.
For more information, or to Register, please visit the 62nd ANNUAL INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW CONFERENCE Webpage.
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SPEAKERS TO INCLUDE:
Drew Hirshfeld, Commissioner, Patents, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Albert Keyack, Attaché to the United States, European Patent Office
Suzanne Munck, Chief Counsel for IP; Deputy Director, Policy Plannings, U.S. Federal Trade Commission
Hon. Pauline Newman, Circuit Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Catherine Rowland, Associate Register of Copyrights, U.S. Copyright Office
Irene Calboli, Professor of Law/Visiting Professor, Texas A&M University School of Law/Singapore Management University School of Law
Maureen Collins, Professor of Law, The John Marshall Law School
James Conley, Clinical Professor, Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management
Mark Cohen, Distinguished Senior Fellow; Director, China Initiative, Berkeley Center for Law and Technology
Thomas Cotter, Briggs and Morgan Chair in Law, University of Minnesota Law School (Comparative Patent Remedies Blog)
Dennis Crouch, Associate Professor of Law, University of Missouri School of Law (Patently-O Blog)
Darby Dickerson, Dean; Professor of Law, The John Marshall Law School
Graeme Dinwoodie, Global Professor of Intellectual Property Law, Chicago-Kent College of Law
William K. Ford, Professor of Law, The John Marshall Law School
Christine Haight Farley, Professor of Law, American University Washington College of Law
Hugh Hansen, Professor of Law; Director, Fordham Intellectual Property Law Institute, Fordham University School of Law
Cynthia Ho, Clifford E. Vickrey Research Professor; Director, Intellectual Property Program, Loyola University Chicago School of Law
William Kovacic (Invited), Global Competition Professor of Law and Policy; Director, Competition Law Center, The George Washington University Law School
Marshall Leaffer, Professor of Law; Distinguished Scholar in Intellectual Property Law; University Fellow, Indiana University Maurer School of Law
Edward Lee, Professor of Law; Director, Program in IP Law, Chicago-Kent College of Law
Ioannis Lianos, Chair, Global Competition Law and Policy; Faculty of Laws, University College London
Daryl Lim, Associate Professor of Law; Director, Center for Intellectual Property, Information & Privacy Law, The John Marshall Law School
Sean O’Connor, Boeing International Professor of Law, University of Washington School of Law
Guy Rub, Associate Professor of Law, The Ohio State University Michael E. Moritz College of Law
Matthew Sag, Georgia Reithal Professor of Law; Associate Director, Intellectual Property, Institute for Consumer Antitrust Studies, Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Joshua Sarnoff, Professor of Law, DePaul University College of Law
David Schwartz, Stanford Clinton Sr. and Zylpha Kilbride Clinton Research Professor of Law, Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law
Shlomit Yanisky-Ravid, Lecturer in Law, Ono Academic College
Arthur Yuan (Invited), Director, Chinese IP Resource Center; Director, Patent Clinic, The John Marshall Law School
Peter Yu, Professor of Law; Director, Center for Law & Intellectual Property; Professor of Communication, Texas A&M University School of Law
Carlos Aboim, Partner, Licks Attorneys
Kristin Achterhof, Partner, Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
Kenneth R. Adamo, Partner, Intellectual Property Group, Kirkland & Ellis LLP
James Adduci II, Partner, Adduci, Mastriani & Schaumberg LLP
Kira Alvarez, Principal, Vizcaya Trade Strategies
Themi Anagnos, Deputy General Counsel; Director, Intellectual Property for the Americas, Continental Automotive
Ian Ballon, Shareholder; Co-Chair, Global Intellectual Property & Technology Practice Group, Greenberg Traurig LLP
Patrick Burns, Founding Shareholder, Greer, Burns & Crain, Ltd.
Scott A. Burroughs, Partner, Doniger / Burroughs
Mark Campagna, Vice President, Patent Enforcement, Rovi Corporation (a TiVo Company)
Christopher V. Carani, Partner, McAndrews, Held & Malloy, Ltd.
Charisse Castagnoli, Vice President, Security; General Counsel, Trucker Path Inc.
Jacqueline Charlesworth, Of Counsel, Covington & Burling LLP
Manus Cooney, Partner, American Continental Group
Gareth Dickson, Partner; WIPO UDRP Panelist, Taylor Vinters
David Djavaherian, President, PacTech Law, P.C.
Donald Dunner, Senior Partner, Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
Lisa Dunner, Managing Partner, Dunner Law PLLC
Theodore Essex, Counsel, Hogan Lovells
Mark Feldman, Senior Counsel, DLA Piper
Jomarie Fredericks, Deputy General Counsel; Chief Intellectual Property Counsel, Rotary International
Gary Friedlander, Senior Vice President; Division General Counsel, International Operations & Global IP, TransUnion LLC
Hon. Arthur Gajarsa (ret.), Senior Counsel, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP
James Ginsburg, President, Chicago Classical Recording Foundation
Nick Groombridge, Partner/Immediate Past President, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP/Federal Circuit Bar Association
David Haas, Managing Director, Dispute Consulting Group, Stout Risius Ross
Tobias Hahn, Partner, HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER
Jeffery Handelman, Shareholder, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione
Terry Hart, VP Legal Policy; Copyright Counsel, Copyright Alliance
Reginald Hill (Invited), Partner, Jenner & Block
Arica Hilton, President, Hilton Asmus Contemporary
Jonathan Jennings, Partner, Pattishall, McAuliffe, Newbury, Hilliard & Geraldson LLP
Lisa Jorgenson, Executive Director, AIPLA
David Kappos (Invited), Partner, Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP
Adam G. Kelly, Partner, Loeb & Loeb LLP
Jim Lai, Cyber Risk Manager, KPMG
Maria Maras, Senior Legal Counsel, IP Litigation, Accenture
Alice Martin, Partner, Barnes & Thornburg LLP
William T. McGrath, Partner, Davis McGrath LLC
Antony J. McShane, Partner, Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP
Alejandro Menchaca, Shareholder, McAndrews, Held & Malloy, Ltd.
Robert Newman, Partner, Loeb & Loeb LLP
Kenneth Ng, Partner, Chang Tsi & Partners
Kevin Noonan, Partner, McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP
Kevin Parks, Member, Leydig, Voit & Mayer, Ltd.
Serena Pruitt, Senior Counsel, Marketing & Intellectual Property, McDonald’s Corporation
Glenn Pudelka, President/Counsel, Copyright Society of the USA/Locke Lord LLP
Gene Quinn, Patent Attorney; Publisher, IPWatchdog, Inc.
Joseph Salvo, Executive Vice President; General Counsel, Sesame Workshop
Rick Sanders, Partner, Aaron & Sanders, PLLC
Hans Sauer, Deputy General Counsel; Vice President, Intellectual Property, BIO
Martin Schwimmer, Partner, Leason Ellis LLP
Jeffrey Sharp, Managing Partner, Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP
Charles Shifley, Partner, Banner & Witcoff, Ltd
Thomas Smedinghoff, Of Counsel, Locke Lord LLP
Brett Sylvester, Partner, Sughrue Mion PLLC
Liisa Thomas, Partner, Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
Monica Thompson, Partner, TottisLaw
Detlef von Ahsen, Partner, Kuhnen & Wacker
Marci Rolnik Walker, Legal Director, Lawyers for the Creative Arts
Annsley M. Ward, Senior Associate, Bristows / IPKAT
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