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Keynote Address

Honorable David Ruschke

Chief Judge
Patent Trial and Appeal Board US Patent and Trademark Office

Keynote Address

May 10, 2017 11:45 am

Judges

Honorable Thomas Giannetti

Lead Administrative Patent Judge
Patent Trial and Appeal Board US Patent and Trademark Office

PTAB Roundtable – The Judges Speak

May 10, 2017 2:45 pm

Honorable Brian P. Murphy

Lead Administrative Patent Judge
Patent Trial and Appeal Board US Patent and Trademark Office

PTAB Roundtable – The Judges Speak

May 10, 2017 2:45 pm

Honorable Donna Praiss

Administrative Patent Judge at Patent Trial and Appeal Board
US Patent and Trademark Office

Speakers

J. Steven Baughman

Partner
Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP (Washington, DC)

PTAB Roundtable – The Judges Speak

May 10, 2017 2:45 pm

Todd Cason

Senior Counsel – IPR & Licensing
Ericsson (Plano, TX)

Arlene Chow

Partner
Hogan Lovells US LLP (New York, NY)

Parsing the PGR Process

May 11, 2017 10:00 am

Jason M. Dorsky

Patent Attorney
Fitzpatrick, Cella, Harper & Scinto (Washington, D.C.)

Jim Howard

Vice President and Associate General Counsel The Clearing House Payments Company L.L.C. (Winston-Salem, NC)
Associate General Counsel Askeladden L.L.C

Kelly G. Hyndman

Partner
Sughrue Mion, PLLC (Washington, D.C.)

Scott E. Kamholz M.D., Ph.D.

Of Counsel
Covington & Burling LLP (Washington, D.C.)
(Administrative Patent Judge, 2012-2015)

David E. Killough

Assistant General Counsel
Microsoft Corporation (Redmond, WA)

Kenneth Korea

Senior Vice President, Silicon Valley IP
Samsung Electronics (Menlo Park, CA)

Co-Chairs’ Opening Remarks

May 10, 2017 8:00 am

Kevin Laurence

Partner
Laurence & Phillips IP Law LLP (Alexandria, VA)

Edward D. Manzo

Partner
Husch Blackwell LLP (Chicago, IL)

Scott P. McBride

Shareholder
McAndrews, Held & Malloy, Ltd. (Chicago, IL)

Scott A. McKeown

Partner
Oblon, McClelland, Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P (Alexandria, VA)

Jason Murata

Counsel
Axinn, Veltrop & Harkrider LLP (Hartford, CT)

Justin J. Oliver

Partner
Fitzpatrick, Cella, Harper & Scinto (Washington, D.C.)

Megan F. Raymond

Counsel
Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP (Washington, DC)

Honorable Teresa Rea

Partner
Crowell & Moring LLP (Washington, DC) (Former Acting Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Former Acting Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office)

Stacie Ropka

Partner
Axinn Veltrop Harkrider LLP (Hartford, CT)

Kimberly Schmitt

Managing Counsel Intel Litigation Group
Intel Corporation (Santa Clara, CA)

Aaron Schwartz

Senior Counsel - Intellectual Property
Eisai Inc. (Andover, MA)

Parsing the PGR Process

May 11, 2017 10:00 am

Gina Shishima Ph.D.

Head of Intellectual Property, United States
Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP (Austin, TX)

Jonathan Stroud

Chief Patent Counsel
Unified Patents Inc. (Washington, DC)

Richard Torczon

Of Counsel
Wilson, Sonsini, Goodrich & Rosati (Washington, DC)