Richard C. Sughrue Symposium on Intellectual Property Law and Policy - Schedule

SAVE THE DATE!
15TH ANNUAL
RICHARD C. SUGHRUE SYMPOSIUM ON
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW AND POLICY
MARCH 4, 2013

 

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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. WELCOME
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. COFFEE BREAK
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. LUNCH
Sponserd By: Ulmer & Berne, LLP
Featured Speaker:
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
Panelists:
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. BREAK
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
Panelists:
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
5:30 p.m. ADJOURNMENT

 

6.25 hours of CLE Credit will be available.

Co-sponsored by:

The University of Akron School of Law Sughrue Mion, PLLC

The University of Akron

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