2015 April 15 The Rapidly Changing Patent Law Landscape: What Entrepreneurs, Investors, Inventors, Lawyers and Judges Need To Know
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NYIPLA, RPI and IP Inn of Court Joint Program
The Rapidly Changing Patent Law Landscape:
What Entrepreneurs, Investors, Inventors, Lawyers and Judges Need To Know
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 15, 2015
Hilton Garden Inn, 235 Hoosick Street, Troy, NY 12180
BASIC PATENT ISSUES
8:30 AM - 8:55 AM Registration and beverage refreshment will be served
8:55 AM - 9:00 AM Welcome Remarks
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Panel Discussion
Mark Bloomberg, Zuber Lawler & Del Duca LLP
Michael Johnson, Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
Peter Thurlow, Jones Day
Matt Kinnier, Hoffman Warnick LLC
Moderator: Colman Ragan, Actavis, Inc.
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM Presentation Mastering Patent Claim Construction From The Perspective Of A Patent Special Master
Speaker: Robert Rando, The Rando Law Firm P.C.
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM Lunch
ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM Panel Presentation
Michael Hickey, Executive in Residence and Executive Director, Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Siena College
James Spencer, Jr., Executive Director, Rensselaer Technology Park; Acting Director, Office of Intellectual Property, Technology Transfer and New Ventures
Esther Vargas, Director, Emerging Ventures Ecosystem (EVE)
Martin Ricciardi, Whiteman Osterman & Hanna LLP
Dr. Daniele Gallardo, Cofounder and VP, Business Development, Actasys, Inc.
Moderators: Neil Zipkin and Benjamin Charkow, Amster, Rothstein & Ebenstein LLP
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM Keynote Speaker
Honorable Arthur Gajarsa, (ret.) Circuit Judge of the United District Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
2:30 PM - 2:45 PM Refreshment Break
CURRENT ISSUES IN PATENT LAW
2:45 PM - 3:45 PM Panel 1 Update On Key Supreme Court And Federal Circuit Decisions
Anthony Lo Cicero, Amster, Rothstein & Ebenstein LLP
Annemarie Hassett, Engelberg Center for Innovation Law and Policy, NYU Law School
Nicholas Mesiti, Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti P.C.
Moderator: Charles Hoffmann, NYIPLA Immediate Past President
3:45 PM - 4:50 PM Panel 2 Discussion On Local Patent Rules, Discrete AIA Litigation Issues, Interplay Of Different Fora In Which To Litigate Patent Disputes
Robert Maier, Baker Botts L.L.P.
Alan Sack, SACK IP Law p.c.
Heather Schneider, Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
Moderator: Robert Rando, The Rando Law Firm P.C.
4:50 PM - 5:00 PM Closing Remarks
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Networking & Cocktail Reception
*First And Third Segments Qualify For A Total 4.5 NY/NJ CLE Credits