March 6, 2008

From 8:45 am To 5:30 pm

2008 CLE

Fifth Annual IIPSJ CLE

March 6-7, 2008

IIPSJ 2008 CLE Photos

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Thursday March 6, 2008 Copyrights and Trademarks (Day 1)

8:45 a.m. Introduction and Welcome

Professor Lateef Mtima, Director
Insititute of Intellectual Property and Social Justice
Howard University School of Law

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

9:00 – 10:00 The Do’s and Don’ts of Managing

Christine C. Vito, Ph.D. Partner, Intellectual Property Area
K&L Gates

10:00 – 11:00 Giving the Public What It Wants (And
Protecting Copyrights at the Same Time)

Sherrese Smith, Deputy General Counsel
The Washington Post

Elke Flores Suber, Senior Attorney, Legal and Corporate Affairs
Microsoft Corporation

Karyn A. Temple, Vice President, Litigation & Legal Affairs
Recording Industry Association of America

11:15 – 12:15 Louis Vuitton, Starbucks, and the Red Hot
Chili Peppers: The Trademark Year in Review

W. Mack Webner, Partner
Sughrue Mion PLLC

Robert C. Cumbow, Shareholder
Graham & Dunn, PC

12:15 – 2:00 Luncheon

Venable LLP Intellectual Property and Social Justice Symposium (1:00 – 2:00)

“Shaping Privacy Law and Policy in the Digital Age: Individual Rights, Institutional Responsibilities”

Ilene Yarnoff, Principal, Privacy Center of Excellence, Booz Allen Hamilton

Emilio W. Cividanes, Partner, Venable LLP

Sponsored by Booz Allen and Venable, LLP

2:15 – 3:15 Keywords, Website Trade Dress, and the
SAFEWEB Act – Misappropriation and Other IP Injury on the

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

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

3:15 – 4:15 Positioning the IP Portfolio in Corporate
Transactions: What the General Practitioner Needs to Know

Daniel C. Glazer, Counsel
Shearman & Sterling LLP

4:30 – 5:30 Maximizing IP Values While Avoiding Ethical
Errors- Aggressive (But Ethical) Counseling
(1 Hour Ethics Credit)

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

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

8:30 – 8:45 Introduction and Welcome

Honorable Richard Linn
United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

8:45 – 9:45 Recent Patent Cases and Ethical Challenges: The Year in Review (1 Hour Ethics Credit)

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

9:45 – 10:45 slots online In-House Views on Protecting Your IP Jewels and Dealing with Trolls

Moderator: Ronald A. Bleeker, Partner
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP


Christian S. Na, Vice President & General Counsel
Danaher Corporation, Product ID Platform

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

Jon D. Wood, Chief Intellectual Property Counsel
Bridgestone Americas

11:00 – 11:30 Diagnostics Patents and Personalized


Jay Z. Zhang, Vice President of Intellectual Property
Myriad Genetics, Inc.

11:30 – 12:00 The Latest on e-Discovery in Patent


Mark L. Whitaker, Partner
Howrey LLP

12:00 – 12:30 The Supremes: Recent Pronouncements
on Patents

Jennifer M. Hayes, Associate
Sughrue Mion PLLC

12:30 – 1:45 Luncheon Program

Keynote Presentation: The CAFC and Its Impact on Relevant IP Issues

Honorable Arthur J. Gajarsa
United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

2:00 – 2:30 Remarks from the Chief Judge on the State of
the Court and the Pending Patent Reform Legislation

Honorable Paul R. Michel
United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

2:30 – 3:30 Money Matters: Patents and the Financial
Services Industry

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


Ray Millien, CEO
PCT Capital, LLC

Ankur Shah, Associate General Counsel for Intellectual Property
Freddie Mac

3:45 – 4:15 Views from the Bench at the Rocket Docket

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

4:15 – 4:45 Patent Eligibility under 35 U.S.C. § 101: Is There a Technological Arts Requirement?

Raymond T. Chen, Associate Solicitor
United States Patent and Trademark Office, Office of the Solicitor