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SYMPOSIUM CHAIR: Jeffrey M. Samuels, David L. Brennan Professor of Law and Director, Center for Intellectual Property Law and Technology, The University
of Akron School of Law
|8 - 8:45 a.m.
||REGISTRATION AND CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
|8:45 - 9 a.m.
Dr. Luis M. Proenza, President, The University of Akron
W. Mack Webner, Esq., Senior Counsel, Sughrue Mion, PLLC
|9 - 9:45 a.m.
||KEYNOTE ADDRESS: PTO IMPLEMENTAION OF AMERICA INVENTS ACT
The Honorable Teresa Rea, Deputy Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Deputy Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office
|9:45 - 10:30 a.m.
||PATENT LAW DEVELOPMENTS
Professor Timothy R. Holbrook, Emory Law
|10:30 - 10:45 a.m.
|10:45 - 11:30 a.m.
||COPYRIGHT LAW DEVELOPMENTS
Robert W. Clarida, Esq Reitler Kailas & Rosenblatt LLC
|11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
||ETHICS IN THE POST-AIA PATENT WORLD
David L. McCombs, Haynes and Boone, LLP
|12:45 - 1:45 p.m.
Sponserd By: Ulmer & Berne, LLP
Jim Tressel, Vice President for Strategic Engagement, The University of Akron
|2 - 3:15 p.m.
||PANEL DISCUSSION: THE NEW FIRST INVENTOR-TO-FILE PROVISIONS OF THE AMERICA INVESTS ACT: ITS IMPACT ON YOUR PRACTICE AND CLIENTS
Moderator: Professor Jeffrey M. Samuels, The University of Akron School of Law
Professor Dan L. Burk, University of California, Irvine
John T. Callahan, Sughrue Mion, PLLC
Bruce J. Hendricks, Goodyear Tire & Rubber, Co.
The Honorable Paul R. Michel, former Chief Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Harold C. Wegner, Foley & Lardner
|3:15 - 3:30 p.m.
|3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
||TRADEMARK LAW DEVELOPMENTS
Professor David S. Welkowitz, Whittier Law School
|4:30 - 5:30 p.m.
||PANEL DISCUSSION: THE SUPREME COURT AND THE EXAUSTION DOCTRINE
Moderator: Professor Ryan Vacca, The University of Akron School of Law
Sam P. Israel, Sam P. Israel, P.C.
Matthew D. McGill, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
Mark P. Walters, Frommer Lawrence & Haug LLP
Paul R.Q. Wolfson, Wilmer Culter Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP
6.25 hours of CLE Credit will be available.