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Co-Chairs

Guy Donatiello

Senior Vice President, Intellectual Property at Endo Pharmaceuticals

Pearl T.L. Siew

Senior Vice President and Head, Intellectual Property at Eagle Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Members of the Judiciary

Honorable Michelle N. Ankenbrand

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

Honorable Tonianne J. Bongiovanni

Magistrate Judge at District of New Jersey (Trenton, NJ)

Honorable Renee M. Bumb

United States District Judge at District of New Jersey

The Great Debate with District Judges

April 29, 2019 5:15 pm

Honorable Ruben Castillo

United States District Court at Norther District of Illinois (Chicago, IL)

The Great Debate with District Judges

April 29, 2019 5:15 pm

Honorable Stanley R. Chesler

United States District Judge at District of New Jersey (Newark, NJ)

The Great Debate with District Judges

April 29, 2019 5:15 pm

Honorable Kathleen M. O’Malley

United States Circuit Judge at United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (Washington, DC)

VIEW FROM THE FEDERAL CIRCUIT

April 29, 2019 10:30 am

Honorable Roy Payne

Magistrate Judge at Eastern District of Texas (Marshall, TX)

Honorable Mary Pat Thynge

Chief Magistrate Judge at District of Delaware (Wilmington, DE)

Government Representatives

Markus H. Meier

Acting Director, Bureau of Competition at Federal Trade Commission (Washington, DC)

Grail Sipes

Deputy Center Director, Regulatory Policy at CDER

Maryll Toufanian

Director Office of Generic Drug Policy, CDER at U.S. Food & Drug Administration (Silver Spring, MD)

In-House Counsel

Tashica Williams Amirgholizadeh

Patent Litigation Counsel at Gilead Sciences

Brian Anderson

VP & Assistant General Counsel, IP Litigation at Allergan

Phil Carey

Senior Counsel, Patent Litigation at Sandoz

Karen Day

Senior Counsel at Pfizer (New York, NY)

Stephanie L. Donahue

Senior Director, Patent Litigation at Sanofi (Bridgewater, NJ)

Rekha Hanu, Ph.D, J.D

Executive Director, Chief IP Counsel at Akorn Pharmaceuticals (Lake Forest, IL)

Brian Hirsch

Vice President Global IP and Legal Head North America at Glenmark Pharmaceuticals (Mahwah, NJ)
Serge Ilin-Schneider

Serge Ilin-Schneider

General Counsel at Wockhardt USA & Morton Grove Pharmaceuticals (Troy Hills, NJ)

Lisa Jakob

Managing Counsel, Trademark Group at Merck (Rahway, NJ)

Staci Julie

SVP and Chief IP Counsel at Teva Pharmaceuticals (Horsham, PA)
Bruce Koch

Bruce J. Koch

Associate General Counsel, Head of Patent Litigation at Purdue Pharma L.P. (Stamford, CT)

Josephine Liu, Ph.D., J.D.

Head, US IP Litigation at Sandoz Inc. (Princeton, NJ)

Brian McCormick

Vice President – Chief Regulatory Counsel at Teva Pharmaceuticals (Horsham, PA)

Sam Park

U.S. General Counsel and Global Head of IP at Hikma Pharmaceuticals

Colman Ragan

VP & General Counsel, North America IP Litigation at Teva Pharmaceuticals

Lars Taavola

Senior Patent Counsel – Global IP, Head of Patent Litigation at Amneal Pharmaceuticals

Laura A. Vogel

Senior Dir., Assoc. General Counsel of IP at Tesaro, Inc.

Kevin Zive

VP, Global IP at Apotex (Toronto, ON)

Law Firm Attorneys

David B. Abramowitz

Partner at Locke Lord LLP (Chicago, IL)

Richard J. Berman

Partner at Arent Fox LLP (Washington, DC)

Aziz Burgy

Partner at Axinn, Veltrop & Harkrider LLP (Washington, DC)

Kathleen B. Carr

Partner at Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.

The Great Debate with District Judges

April 29, 2019 5:15 pm

Alan B. Clement

Partner at Locke Lord LLP (New York, NY)

David G. Conlin

Member at Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. (Boston, MA)

Steven M. Coyle

Partner at Cantor Colburn LLP (Hartford, CT)

Carol Pitzel Cruz

Partner at Knobbe Martens (Seattle, WA)
Bo Davis

Bo Davis

Founding Partner at The Davis Firm (Longview, TX)
Daniel DiNapoli

Daniel P. DiNapoli

Partner at Arnold & Porter LLP (New York, NY)

Michael Dougherty

Partner at DLA Piper (New York, NY)

Laura Fairneny

Partner at Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP (New York, NY)

Christine I. Gannon

Partner at Walsh Pizzi O’Reilly Falanga LLP (Newark, NJ)

Jeffrey R. Gargano

Partner at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP (Chicago, IL)

Parallel Proceedings Master Class

May 1, 2019 1:00 pm

Anne Shea Gaza

Partner at Young Conaway Stargartt & Taylor, LLP (Wilmington, DE)

Barry P. Golob

Co-Chair, Intellectual Property Litigation at Cozen O’Connor

The Great Debate with District Judges

April 29, 2019 5:15 pm

Vishal C. Gupta

Partner at Steptoe & Johnson LLP (New York, NY)

John T. Gutkoski

Partner at McCarter & English, LLP (Boston, MA)

Sheldon Hamilton

Partner at Smart & Biggar Fetherstonhaugh (Toronto, ON)

Gary E. Hood

Shareholder, IP Division Chair at Polsinelli PC (Chicago, IL)

Michael P. Kahn

Partner at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP (New York, NY)

Scott E. Kamholz

Of Counsel at Covington & Burling LLP (Washington, DC)

Kurt R. Karst

Director at Hyman, Phelps & McNamara PC (Washington, DC)

Nathaniel Lipkus

Partner at Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP

Aaron Lukas

Member at Cozen O’Connor (Washington, DC)

Emily Marden

Counsel at Sidley Austin LLP

Christie Matthaei

Partner at Knobbe Martens (Seattle, WA)

Daniel J. Minion

Partner at Fitzpatrick, Cella, Harper & Scinto

John Molenda

Partner at Steptoe & Johnson LLP (New York, NY)

Gregory A. Morris

Partner at Honigman LLP (Chicago, IL)

Deepro R. Mukerjee

Partner at KattenMuchinRosenman LLP (New York, NY)

Huong Nguyen

Partner at Litwin Law LLC (Oakland, CA)

Kevin E. Noonan

Partner at McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP (Chicago, IL)

Joseph O’Malley

Partner at Paul Hastings LLP (New York, NY)

Sapna W. Palla

Partner at Wiggin and Dana (New York, NY)

Liane M. Peterson

Partner at Foley & Lardner LLP (Washington, DC)

Filko Prugo

Partner at Ropes & Gray LLP (New York, NY)
Teresa Rea

Hon. Teresa Rea

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

Robert Rhoad

Partner at Dechert LLP

Hassen A. Sayeed M.D.

Partner at O’Melveny & Myers LLP (New York, NY)

Steven H. Sklar

Shareholder at Leydig, Voit & Mayer Ltd. (Chicago, IL)
Dennies Varughese

Dennies Varughese

Director at Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox (Washington, DC)

Jeanna M. Wacker

Partner at Kirkland & Ellis LLP (New York, NY)