Speakers

2018 Conference Faculty

2018 Featured Speaker

Hon. Pauline Newman

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

List of Speakers

Government/Judiciary
Name Title Organization
Drew Hirshfeld Commissioner of Patents U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Albert Keyack Attaché to the United States European Patent Office
Suzanne Munck Chief Counsel for IP; Deputy Director, Policy Planning U.S. Federal Trade Commission
Hon. Pauline Newman Circuit Judge U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Catherine Rowland Associate Register of Copyrights U.S. Copyright Office
Academia
Name Title Organization
Irene Calboli Professor of Law/Visiting Professor Texas A&M University School of Law/Nanyang Technological University and National University of Singapore Faculty of Law
Maureen Collins Professor of Law The John Marshall Law School
James Conley Clinical Professor Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management
Mark Cohen Distinguished Senior Fellow; Director, China Initiative Berkeley Center for Law and Technology
Tom Cotter Briggs and Morgan Chair in Law University of Minnesota Law School
(Comparative Patent Remedies Blog)
Dennis Crouch Associate Professor of Law University of Missouri School of Law
(Patently-O Blog)
Darby Dickerson Dean; Professor of Law The John Marshall Law School
Graeme Dinwoodie Global Professor of Intellectual Property Law Chicago-Kent College of Law
William K. Ford Professor of Law The John Marshall Law School
Christine Haight Farley Professor of Law American University Washington College of Law
Hugh Hansen Professor of Law; Director, Fordham Intellectual Property Law Institute Fordham University School of Law
Cynthia Ho Clifford E. Vickrey Research Professor; Director, Intellectual Property Program Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Marshall Leaffer Professor of Law; Distinguished Scholar in Intellectual Property Law; University Fellow Indiana University Maurer School of Law
Edward Lee Professor of Law; Director, Program in IP Law Chicago-Kent College of Law
Ioannis Lianos Chair, Global Competition Law and Policy Faculty of Laws, University College London
Daryl Lim Professor of Law; Director, Center for Intellectual Property, Information & Privacy Law The John Marshall Law School
Sean O’Connor Boeing International Professor of Law University of Washington School of Law
Guy Rub Professor of Law The Ohio State University Michael E. Moritz College of Law
Matthew Sag Georgia Reithal Professor of Law; Associate Director, Intellectual Property, Institute for Consumer Antitrust Studies Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Joshua Sarnoff Professor of Law DePaul University College of Law
David Schwartz Stanford Clinton Sr. and Zylpha Kilbride Clinton Research Professor of Law Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law
Shlomit Yanisky-Ravid Visiting Professor/Founder; Academic Director/Fellow Fordham Law School/Shalom Comparative Legal Research Center /Yale Law School, Information Society Project
Arthur Yuan Director, Chinese IP Resource Center; Director, Patent Clinic The John Marshall Law School
Peter Yu Professor of Law; Director, Center for Law & Intellectual Property; Professor of Communication Texas A&M University School of Law
Private Sector
Name Title Organization
Carlos Aboim Partner Licks Attorneys
Kristin Achterhof Partner Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
Kenneth R. Adamo Partner, Intellectual Property Group Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Kira Alvarez Legislative Consultant ABA Section of Intellectual Property Law
Themi Anagnos Deputy General Counsel; Director, Intellectual Property for the Americas Continental Automotive
Ian Ballon Shareholder; Co-Chair, Global Intellectual Property & Technology Practice Group Greenberg Traurig LLP
Patrick Burns Founding Shareholder Greer, Burns & Crain, Ltd.
Scott Alan Burroughs Partner Doniger / Burroughs
Mark Campagna Vice President, Patent Enforcement Rovi Corporation, a TiVo Company
Christopher V. Carani Partner McAndrews, Held & Malloy, Ltd.
Charisse Castagnoli Vice President, Security; General Counsel Trucker Path Inc.
Jacqueline Charlesworth Of Counsel Covington & Burling LLP
Manus Cooney Partner American Continental Group
Gareth Dickson Partner; WIPO UDRP Panelist Taylor Vinters
David Djavaherian President PacTech Law, P.C.
Donald Dunner Senior Partner Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
Lisa Dunner Managing Partner Dunner Law PLLC
Theodore Essex Counsel Hogan Lovells
Mark Feldman Senior Counsel DLA Piper
Jomarie Fredericks Deputy General Counsel; Chief Intellectual Property Counsel Rotary International
Gary Friedlander Senior Vice President; Division General Counsel, International Operations & Global IP TransUnion LLC
Hon. Arthur Gajarsa (ret.) Senior Counsel Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP
Jim Ginsburg President Chicago Classical Recording Foundation
Nicholas Groombridge Partner/Immediate Past President Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP/Federal Circuit Bar Association
David Haas Managing Director, Dispute Consulting Group Stout Risius Ross
Tobias Hahn Partner HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER
Jeffery Handelman Shareholder Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione
Terry Hart VP Legal Policy; Copyright Counsel Copyright Alliance
Reginald Hill Partner Jenner & Block
Arica Hilton President Hilton Asmus Contemporary
Jonathan Jennings Partner Pattishall, McAuliffe, Newbury, Hilliard & Geraldson LLP
Lisa Jorgenson Executive Director AIPLA
David Kappos Partner Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP
Adam G. Kelly Partner Loeb & Loeb LLP
Thomas Kjellberg Partner Cowan, Liebowitz & Latman
Jay Krames Director PricewaterhouseCoopers
Jim Lai Cyber Risk Manager KPMG
Maria Maras Senior Legal Counsel, IP Litigation Accenture
Alice Martin Partner Barnes & Thornburg LLP
William T. McGrath Partner Davis McGrath LLC
Antony J. McShane Partner Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP
Alejandro Menchaca Shareholder McAndrews, Held & Malloy, Ltd.
Robert Newman Partner Loeb & Loeb LLP
Kenneth Ng Partner Chang Tsi & Partners
Kevin Noonan Partner McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP
Kevin Parks Member Leydig, Voit & Mayer, Ltd.
David Poell Associate Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
Glenn Pudelka President/Counsel Copyright Society of the USA/Locke Lord LLP
Gene Quinn  Patent Attorney; Publisher IPWatchdog, Inc.
Rick Sanders Partner Aaron & Sanders, PLLC
Hans Sauer Deputy General Counsel; Vice President, Intellectual Property BIO
Martin Schwimmer Partner Leason Ellis LLP
Jeffrey Sharp Managing Partner Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP
Charles Shifley Partner Banner & Witcoff, Ltd
Thomas Smedinghoff Of Counsel Locke Lord LLP
Brett Sylvester Partner Sughrue Mion PLLC
Monica Thompson Partner TottisLaw
Detlef von Ahsen Partner Kuhnen & Wacker
Marci Rolnik Walker Legal Director Lawyers for the Creative Arts
Annsley Merelle Ward Senior Associate Bristows / IPKAT