Fall Patent CLE Series

Event Date
  • 11/10/2020   11:55 AM - 2:05 PM
    Please arrive early for registration
  • Webinar


This registration includes electronic course materials.


11:55 AM - 12:00 PM  Welcome Remarks by NYIPLA President Colman Ragan
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM  Keynote Speech: Chief Judge Sharon Prost, U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit  
12:35 PM - 1:30 PM   Diversity in Tumultuous Times and How Everyone Can Contribute   
    Moderator Linnea Cipriano, Partner, Goodwin Procter
  Jean Lee, President and CEO, Minority Corporate Counsel Association
  Bismarck Myrick, Director of the Office of Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity, USPTO
  Kim Walker, Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer, Willkie Farr & Gallagher 
1:35 PM - 2:35 PM   Mock PTAB Hearing: How to Handle Difficult Issues That Come Up During a PTAB Trial    
    Kenneth Adamo, Owner, Law Office of KRAdamo
  Christopher Lisiewski, Associate, Amster Rothstein & Ebenstein
  Charles Macedo, Partner, Amster, Rothstein & Ebenstein
  Hon. Brian Murphy, Partner, Haug Partners 
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM    Litigating Patent Cases in the COVID Era     
    Gina Bassi, Senior Counsel, Boehringer Ingelheim
  Jeffrey Mills, Counsel, King & Spalding
  John Moehringer, Partner, Cadwalader   
  Moderator Steven Rizzi, Partner, King & Spalding
1:05 PM - 2:05 PM    Preserving A/C Privilege & Work Product Immunity in Patent Prosecution, Litigation, 
  and Data Breach Forensic Investigations   
    Jessica Copeland, Member, Bond Schoeneck & King
  Steven Fairchild, Founder, Fairchild Law 
  Steven Purdy, Senior IP Counsel, IBM
  Moderator Diana Santos, Assistant General Counsel, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
  Ksenia Takhistova, Director and Legal Counsel, CME Inc.
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Social Mixer - This Is Your Chance to Really Understand the PTAB:
  the Personal, the Professional, and the Anecdotal 
    Hon. Lora M. Green, Of Counsel, Wilson Sonsini
  Jennifer Rea Deneault, Associate, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison 
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM    IP Policy Issues for the New Congress    
    Scott Greenberg, Partner, Culhane Meadows
  Robert Rando, Partner, Taylor English Duma
  Ashley Ross, Partner, Kirkland & Ellis
  Mitchell Stein, Partner, Sullivan & Worcester
  Moderator Jeanna Wacker, Partner, Kirkland & Ellis
1:05 PM - 2:05 PM    Ethics Panel  
    Ira Levy, Partner, Goodwin Procter
  Justin Taylor, Associate, Hughes Hubbard & Reed
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM   How do Patent Prosecution Attorneys Deal with Issues Relating to Corporate
 Transactions and Agreements  
   Christopher Beckman, Leading IP Strategist, IAM 300
 Joy Goudie, Board Member, Daxor Corporation
 Moderator Carl Wischhusen, Member, Cozen O’Connor
1:05 PM - 2:05 PM   The Undisclosed Reality: The Rising Importance of Trade Secrets in IP Portfolios    
    Rachel Blitzer, Associate, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom
  Moderator Laura Chubb, Partner, Haug Partners
  Phong Dinh, Counsel, Microsoft Corporation
  Mark Schildkraut, Associate General Counsel, Becton, Dickinson and Company 
2:05 PM   Closing Remarks