Please join us at the The Fourteenth Annual IP and Social Justice CLE Program, March 3, 2017.

The full agenda is below.


Chair
Esther H. Lim, Partner - Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP

Co-Chair
Tashia Bunch, Chair of Professional and Public Programs - IIPSJ

Administrative Chair

Lateef Mtima, Professor of Law - Howard University School of Law

8:45 - 9:00 Introduction and Welcome
Lateef Mtima, Professor of Law - Howard University School of Law
Esther H. Lim, Partner - Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP

Morning Program
9:00 - 9:45 Patent and Trademark Year In Review
L. Scott Burwell, Partner - Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
Douglas A. Rettew, Partner - Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP

9:45 - 11:00 Remarks from the Bench
Moderator:  Donald R. Dunner, Partner - Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
Panelists:
Hon. Susan G. Braden, Judge - United States Court of Federal Claims
Hon. Raymond T. Chen, Judge - United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Hon. Dana M. Sabraw, Judge - United States District Court for the Southern District of California
Brian R. Matsui, Partner - Morrison Foerster

11:00 - 11:15 Break

11:15 - 12:00 Copyright Year in Review
Ian C. Ballon, Shareholder – Greenberg Traurig, LLP

12:00 - 1:45 Intellectual Property and Social Justice Luncheon
Sponsored by Sughgrue Mion PLLC
(Program Presentation at 12:30)

12:30 - 1:00 IIPSJ Keynote: Property, Intellectual Property, and Social Justice: Mapping the Next Frontier
Peter Menell, Professor - University of California Berkeley Law

1:00 - 1:45 IIPSJ Roundtable: In re Tam
Moderator:
Steven D. Jamar, Associate Director - IIPSJ
Panelists:
Philip Hampton, Partner - Haynes & Boone LLP
Toni Hickey, Senior Counsel, Global IP Transactions & Strategy - Cummins, Inc.
William Thomashower, Partner - Schwartz & Thomashower, LLP
Douglas A. Rettew, Partner - Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP

Afternoon Program (Patent Track)

2:00 - 3:00 Diversity and Equity - The Changing Complexion of the Legal Profession
Moderator:  Jennifer M. Hayes, Partner - Sughrue Mion PLLC
Panelists:
Kim M. Keenan, President and CEO - Multicultural Media, Telecom and Internet Council
Allen M. Lo, Deputy General Counsel for Patents and Patent Litigation - Google
Timothy K. Wilson, Director of Patents - SAS Institute, Inc.

3:00 - 4:00 Hot Topics in Patent Management and Enforcement
Moderator: Bryan C. Diner, Partner - Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
Panelists:
Matthew Golden, Chief Counsel, Global Patents - Mondelez International
Gerald M. Murphy, Jr., Partner - Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch LLP
Ankur Shah, Associate General Counsel for Intellectual Property - Freddie Mac

Afternoon Program (Non-Patent IP Track)

2:00 - 3:00 Latest Developments in Right of Publicity Law
Jonathan Goins, Partner - Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
Mason P. Ashe, Founder & CEO - Ashe Sports & Entertainment Consulting, Inc.

3:00 - 4:00 The Blurred Lines Controversy: Attaining IP Social Justice for African American Composers
Lita Rosario, President & CEO - WYZ Girl Entertainment Consulting, LLC
Lateef Mtima, Director – IIPSJ
Steven D. Jamar, Associate Director - IIPSJ

4:00 - 4:15 Break

4:15 - 5:15 Ethics
Registering Disparaging Marks: To Be or Not to Be? Law and Ethics

William Thomashower, Partner - Schwartz & Thomashower, LLP

Ethics and Trademark Bullying
Mariessa Terrell Partner - SBT Law Group

 

 

 

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