[Ip-health] Two Patent Policy Events Next Week

Sean Flynn sflynn at wcl.american.edu
Tue Oct 29 11:34:24 PDT 2013


 

American University Washington College of Law 

Program on Information Justice & Intellectual Property 

Presents

Patent + Policy Forum: Current Initiatives for Patent Law Revision

	
	
Friday, November 8, 2013

8:45am - 1:30pm

 

Room 603

American University, Washington College of Law

4801 Massachusetts Ave NW Washington DC 20016 

 

For Registration, CLE info & Webcast (live and archived):
http://www.pijip.org/events/patentpolicy/
<http://emarketing.wcl.american.edu/c/19764169/22259/C6AGEbY/Mp2o?redire
ct_to=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.pijip.org%2Fevents%2Fpatentpolicy%2F> 

	

 

	
Join us for the first in a series of expert roundtables that will
explore key issues of patent law and policy. Leading experts from
government, industry, law practice and academia will assess current
legislative proposals and agency initiatives in these three areas:

 

1. Non-Practicing Entities, 9:30 a.m.
Moderator: Jonas Anderson, Washington College of Law
Panelists:
Matt Levy, Computer & Communications Industry Association
Andy Gavil, Office of Policy Planning, Federal Trade Commission and
Howard University Law School
Adam Mossoff, George Mason University School of Law, Center for the
Protection of Intellectual Property
Scott Burt, Conversant Intellectual Property Management
Gail Levine, Verizon Communications, Inc. 

2. Software Patents, 10:35 a.m.
Moderator: Megan LaBelle, Catholic University Law School
Panelists:
Suzanne Michel, Google
David Jones, Microsoft
Andrew Hirshfeld, U. S. Patent & Trademark Office
Michael Meurer, Boston University School of Law 

3. Standards-Essential Patents, 10:40 a.m. 
Moderator: Jorge Contreras, Washington College of Law
Panelists:
Laurie Self, Qualcomm
Pat Roach, Federal Trade Commission
Clark Cheney, U.S. International Trade Commission
Darren S. Tucker, Bingham McCutchen LLP

PIJIP's page on SEP and FRAND Patents
<http://emarketing.wcl.american.edu/c/19764169/22261/C6AGEbY/Mp2o?redire
ct_to=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.pijip-impact.org%2Fstandards-essential-patents-an
d-frand-licensing%2F> 

Sponsored by Google, Inc. and Microsoft Corp.

	
	
American University Washington College of Law

Program on Information Justice & Intellectual Property 

and the Federal Circuit Bar Association

Present 

Supreme Court Series: 

Medtronic v. Boston Scientific Corp. 

Post Argument Discussion

	

 

	
Tuesday, November 5, 2013

4:30-6:00 pm, reception to follow

 

Room 603

American University, Washington College of Law

4801 Massachusetts Ave NW Washington DC 20016 

 

For Registration, CLE info & Webcast (live and archived):
http://www.pijip.org/events/medtronic/
<http://emarketing.wcl.american.edu/c/19764169/22263/C6AGEbY/Mp2o?redire
ct_to=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.pijip.org%2Fevents%2Fmedtronic%2F> 

	
	
In the first of this year's Supreme Court Series, a panel of counsel for
amici and parties will discuss the case on the afternoon following oral
argument before the Court. In this case the issue is whether, in a
declaratory judgment action brought by a licensee under MedImmune, Inc.
v. Genentech, Inc.
<http://emarketing.wcl.american.edu/c/19764169/22265/C6AGEbY/Mp2o?redire
ct_to=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.bloomberglaw.com%2Fpublic%2Fdocument%2FMedImmune_
Inc_v_Genentech_Inc_549_US_118_127_S_Ct_764_166_L_Ed_2d%2F1> , the
licensee has the burden to prove that its products do not infringe the
patent, or whether the patentee must prove infringement.

Jonas Anderson - American University Washington College of Law
Brian Fletcher - WilmerHale, representing Medtronic
Megan LaBelle - Catholic University Law School
Roman Melnik - Goldberg, Lowenstein & Weatherwax LLP, representing
amicus curiae Tessera Technologies

Moderated by: Jorge Contreras - American University Washington College
of Law

 




More information about the Ip-health mailing list