Speaker Faculty

J. Steven Baughman

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

Honorable Jackie Wright Bonilla

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

Melissa Brand

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

Honorable William Fink

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

Bradford C. Frese

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

James H. Hall

Partner at Blank Rome LLP (Houston, TX)

Donald H. Heckenberg, Jr.

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

Jeffrey J. Hohenshell

Senior Patent Attorney at Medtronic (Minneapolis, MN)

Scott Kamholz

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

Kevin B. Laurence

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

Leon Lum

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

Donna Meuth

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

Suzanne Michel

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

Keith A. Newburry

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

Justin J. Oliver

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

Megan F. Raymond

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

Honorable Teresa Rea

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

Honorable David Ruschke

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

Keynote Address

July 17, 2018 10:00 am

Hans Sauer

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

Kimberly Schmitt

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

Paul Simboli

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

Hanna Steinbach

Senior Legal Counsel at Medallia (Palo Alto, CA)

Jonathan Stroud

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

John Thorne

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

Chandrika Vira

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

Trenton Ward

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

Honorable Scott Weidenfeller

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

Timothy K. Wilson

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