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From the Judiciary and Executive Branches

  • Andrew S. Baluch, former White House Director of International IP Enforcement; Foley & Lardner LLP.
  • Hon. Sharon R. Barner, former Department Under Secretary of Commerce; Vice-President, Cummins, Inc.
  • Hon. Roger T. Hughes, Federal Court of Canada
  • Hon. Richard Linn, U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
  • Hon. Kathleen McDonald O'Malley, U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
  • Hon. Teresa Stanek Rea, Act. Under Secretary of Commerce and Acting Director of the U.S. PTO
  • Professor Christal Sheppard, U. Nebraska; fmr. Counsel, House Judiciary Committee
  • Hon. William F. Smith, former Administrative Patent Judge; Woodcock, Washburn
  • Hon. Robert Stoll, former Commissioner for Patents; Drinker, Biddle & Reath.

From the Practice Bar

  • Paul Cole, editor, CIPA Guide; Lucas & Co.
  • Michael R. Dzwonczyk, George Washington; Sughrue LLP.
  • Ury Fischer, Chair, IP Committee of the Florida Bar; Lott & Fischer, PL.
  • James Gould, Gould Intellectual Property Consulting Group
  • Gary Hoffman, strategic consultant,
  • Robert Kinder, Akron Law School IP Advisory Board; Dickstein Shapiro LLP
  • George Pappas, Covington & Burling LLP
  • Susan Peacock, Lawyer – copyright & broadcasting
  • David C. L. Perkins, Arnold & Porter, London
  • Shoichi Okuyama, Vice-President, Tokyo IP American Inn of Court; Okuyama & Sasajima
  • Richard Rainey, Executive Counsel, IP Litigation, General Electric Co.
  • Matthew A. Smith, George Washington Law School; Turner Boyd LLP
  • Louis W. Tompros, Wilmer Hale, Washington, D.C.
  • Phillip Warrick, Klarquist Sparkman LLP, Portland, Oregon

From the Academy

  • Professor J. Jonas Anderson, American University Washington College of Law
  • Professor Dennis Crouch, University of Missouri; editor, Patently O blog
  • Professor J. Jeffrey Hawley, University of New Hampshire
  • Dean Timothy R. Holbrook, Associate Dean, Emory U. Law School
  • Professor William Hubbard, University of Baltimore
  • Professor. Timo Minssen, U. of Copenhagen; Scholar, Max Planck Institute (IP)
  • Professor W. Keith Robinson, Southern Methodist University Law School
  • Professor Jeffrey Samuels, Director, Akron U. Law School IP Law Program
  • Professor Hal Wegner, Akron U. Law School Advisory Board; Foley & Lardner LLP
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The University of Akron School of Law Sughrue
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