Speaker Faculty

J. Steven Baughman

Partner
Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP (Washington, D.C.)

Honorable Jackie Wright Bonilla

Vice Chief Administrative Patent Judge Patent Trial and Appeal Board
US Patent and Trademark Office (Alexandria, VA)

Melissa Brand

Director for IP Policy
Biotechnology Innovation Organization (Washington, D.C.)

Honorable William Fink

Vice Chief Administrative Patent Judge Patent Trial and Appeal Board
US Patent and Trademark Office (Alexandria, VA)

Michael Fleming

Of Counsel
Irell & Manella LLP (Los Angeles, CA)

Bradford C. Frese

Partner
Arent Fox LLP (Washington, D.C.)

James H. Hall

Partner
Blank Rome LLP (Houston, TX)

Donald H. Heckenberg, Jr.

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

Jeffrey J. Hohenshell

Senior Patent Attorney
Medtronic (Minneapolis, MN)

Scott Kamholz

Of Counsel
Covington and Burling LLP (Washington, D.C.)

Kevin B. Laurence

Partner
Laurence & Phillips IP Law (Alexandria, VA)

Leon Lum

Intellectual Property Counsel
Novo Nordisk Inc. (Plainsboro, NJ)

Donna Meuth

Associate General Counsel, Intellectual Property
Eisai Inc. (Andover, MA)

Suzanne Michel

Senior Patent Counsel
Google LLC. (Washington, D.C.)

Keith A. Newburry

VP, Chief Intellectual Property Counsel
Edwards Lifesciences (Irvine, CA)

Justin J. Oliver

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

Megan F. Raymond

Counsel
Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP (Washington, D.C.)

Honorable Teresa Rea

Partner
Crowell & Moring LLP (Washington, D.C.)

Honorable David Ruschke

Chief Administrative Patent Judge Patent Trial and Appeal Board
US Patent and Trademark Office (Alexandria, VA)

Keynote Address

July 17, 2018 10:00 am

Hans Sauer

Deputy General Counsel for Intellectual Property
Biotechnology Innovation Organization (Washington, D.C.)

Kimberly Schmitt

Associate General Counsel, Intel Litigation Group
Intel Corp. (San Francisco, CA)

Paul Simboli

Vice President, Intellectual Property & Asst. General Counsel
Depomed, Inc

Hanna Steinbach

Senior Legal Counsel
Medallia (Palo Alto, CA)

Jonathan Stroud

Chief Intellectual Property Counsel
Unified Patents Inc. (Washington, D.C.)

John Thorne

Partner
Kellogg, Hansen, Todd, Figel & Frederick, P.L.L.C. (Washington, D.C.)

Chandrika Vira

Director
Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. (Washington, D.C.)

Trenton Ward

Partner
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP (Atlanta, GA)

Honorable Scott Weidenfeller

Vice Chief Administrative Patent Judge Patent Trial and Appeal Board
US Patent and Trademark Office (Alexandria, VA)

Timothy K. Wilson

Director, Patents
SAS Institute Inc. (Cary, NC)