Patent Reform 2010: What Shape Will It Finally Take?
June 15, 2010
8:00 AM - 11:30 AM (EST)
555 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
This seminar is co-sponsored by Analysis Group, Georgetown University's Center for Business and Public Policy, and McKool Smith.
Will 2010 be the year in which patent reform actually becomes law? How will it impact stakeholders across specific industry, legal, and policy constituencies?
Hear the perspectives of leading experts on the need for reform and the current legislative landscape, the pros and cons of bills under consideration, and the future implications for research, licensing, and litigation:
The Honorable Paul Michel, Federal Circuit Chief Judge (retired)
Congressman Dana Rohrabacher, US House of Representatives
Joe Matal, Republican General Counsel, Senate Judiciary Committee
Cheryl Miller, Deputy Staff Director for Technology and Innovation, Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, US Senate
Philip Johnson, Chief Intellectual Property Counsel, Johnson & Johnson
Bernard Cassidy, Executive Vice President and General Counsel, Tessera Technologies
Hans Sauer, Deputy General Counsel for Intellectual Property, BIO
Jonathan Dudas, Partner, Foley & Lardner; Former Director, USPTO
Douglas Cawley, Principal, McKool Smith
Brian Riopelle, Partner, McGuireWoods
Pat Choate, Economist and Author
Professor of Economics, Business, and Public Policy, Georgetown University
8:00 AM - 8:30 AM Registration, breakfast, and networking
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM Panel discussion and Q&A session
Virginia CLE credit is pending for this program.
Questions? Please contact Elizabeth Roche at firstname.lastname@example.org or 617.425.8264.