Fourth Annual IIPSJ CLE

IIPSJ 2007 CLE Photos

 

Thursday March 1, 2007 (Day 1) Copyrights and Trademarks

8:30 a.m. Introduction and Welcome

Professor Steven D. Jamar
IIPSJ Associate Director
Howard University School of Law

Esther H. Lim, Co-Chair of the IIPSJ Conference Program
Partner, Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP

 

Morning Session: 9:00 - 12:15
(includes 15 minutes of break times)

Trademarks: Acquisition, Protection, and Exploitation -- From Brick-n-Mortar Merchandise to Domain Names

Philip G. Hampton II, Partner
Dickstein Shapiro Morin & Ochinsky LLP

 

Copyrights: Acquisition, Protection, and Exploitation -- Licensing Content in the Digital Age

Elke Flores Suber
Microsoft Corporation

 

Trademarks: Evolving Property Rights and Recent Litigation Disputes, On-line and Off

W. Mack Webner, Partner
Sughrue Mion PLLC

 

Protecting Private and Public IP Interests: The Trouble With (Anti-) Counterfeiting

Nils Victor Montan, President
International AntiCounterfeiting Coalition

 


Intellectual Property and Social Justice Symposium

Introductory Remarks: Applying the Intellectual Property Law in the Public Interest: Copyrights And the Public Use of Software

Lateef Mtima, Professor of Law, Director IIPSJ
Howard University School of Law

 

Symposium Presentation: Granting Patents Based On Race: The Practitioner’s Role in Shaping Social Policy

Shubha Ghosh, Professor of Law
Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law

Edward D. Grieff, Partner
Venable LLP

Sponsored by Venable, LLP

 

Afternoon Session: 2:00 - 5:30
(includes 15 minutes of break times)

Welcome

Jennifer M. Hayes, Associate
Sughrue Mion PLLC

 

IP Practice and Investigations Before the International Trade Commisson: Protecting Client Interests in the Global Village

Mark L. Whitaker, Partner
Howrey LLP

 

The New Dilution Statute: Is Fame Still the Name of the Game in Domestic and International Trademark Rights?

Xuan Thao Nguyen, Professor of Law
Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law

 

Protecting IP Assets in Commercial Transactions: Valuation and Taxation Concerns

Jeffrey A. Maine, Associate Dean and Professor of Law
University of Maine School of Law

 

Protecting IP Assets in Corporate Transactions: Buyer Beware -- IP Issues in Mergers and Acquisitions
(1 Hour Ethics Credit)

Daniel C. Glazer, Counsel
Shearman & Sterling LLP

Tamany J. Vinson Bentz
Venable LLP

 

8:30 - 8:45 Introduction and Welcome

Thomas L. Irving, Partner
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP

 

 

8:45 - 9:15 - Patents: Stimulants or Obstacles for Innovation?

Albert Zeestran, Head Patents, Europe
Shell International, B.V.

 

9:15 - 10:00 - Recent Patent Cases and Developments: The Year in Review

Thomas L. Irving, Partner
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP

 

 

10:15 - 11:00 - Pharmaceuticals and Patent Eligible Subject Matter: Laboratory Corp. of America casino gratuit machine a sous Holdings v. Metabolite Laboratories, Inc. (1 Hour Ethics Credit)

Michael R. Dzwonczyk, Partner
Sughrue Mion PLLC

 

11:00 - 12:15 - eBay and Permanent Injunctions: Future Implications in Patent Cases

Moderator: Laura P. Masurovsky, Partner
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP

Panelists:

Honorable Liam O'Grady
United States District Court for the
Eastern District of Virginia

Jon Wood, Chief Intellectual Property Counsel
Bridgestone Americas

C. Edward Polk, Jr., Senior Counsel
Foley & Lardner LLP

 

12:15 - 1:30 Sponsored by Sughrue Mion PLLC

 

Keynote Presentation: Challenges Ahead

Honorable Richard Linn


United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

 

 

1:45 - 2:45 - International Enforcement of Patents

Moderator: Esther H. Lim, Partner
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP

Panelists:

John R. Thomas, Professor
Georgetown University Law Center

Steven B. Garland, Partner
Smart & Biggar

 

3:00 - 3:45 - Interpretations of Justices Comments in KSR International v. Teleflex and Potential Social Implications

Raymond S. Parker III, Ph.D., Associate Vice-President & Head,
Internal Medicine, U.S. Patent Operations
sanofi-aventis

 

3:45 - 5:00 - Claim Construction: A Coin Toss

Moderator: Laura Masurovsky, Partner
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP

Panelists:
David Jackson Ball, Jr., Partner
Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

Mary Ann Capria, Corporate Counsel
E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company

John Whelan, Deputy General Counsel for Intellectual Property Law and Solicitor
United States Patent and Trademark Office