2023 Chairs

Honorable Kathleen M. O’Malley (Ret.)

Of Counsel
Irell & Manella LLP
(Former United States Circuit Judge U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit)

Neema Kumar

Vice President, IP, North America
Sandoz

Serena Farquharson Torres

Executive Director, Assistant General Counsel
Bristol Myers Squibb

Members of the Judiciary

Honorable Leonard P. Stark

United States Judge
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
(Former Chief Judge, United States District Court, District of Delaware)

Honorable Julien Zavier Neals

District Judge
United States District Court, District of New Jersey

Honorable Stanley R. Chesler

District Judge
United States District Court, District of New Jersey

Honorable Maryellen Noreika

District Judge
United States District Court, District of Delaware

Honorable Mitchell Goldberg

District Judge
United States District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
(Visiting Judge, District of Delaware)

Honorable Joshua Wolson

District Judge
United States District Court
Eastern District of Pennsylvania
(Visiting Judge, District of Delaware)

Honorable Douglas E. Arpert

Magistrate Judge
United States District Court, District of New Jersey

Honorable Christopher J. Burke

Magistrate Judge
District of Delaware

Government Representatives from Key Agencies

Honorable Jacqueline Bonilla

Deputy Chief Administrative Patent Judge, Patent Trial & Appeal Board
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Honorable Susan Mitchell

Lead Judge, Patent Trial & Appeal Board
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Honorable Grace Obermann

Administrative Patent Judge, Patent Trial & Appeal Board
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Rebecca Egeland

Attorney
Federal Trade Commission

Robin Evans

Deputy Commissioner for Patents
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Christopher Pruitt

Deputy Director (Acting), Office of Generic Policy
U.S. FDA

In-House Counsel

Stephanie Donahue

Principal Counsel, Patent Litigation
Sanofi

Maryll W. Toufanian

Senior Vice President, Regulatory Strategy and Policy
Amneal Pharmaceuticals

Lars P. Taavola

General Counsel, Specialty Generics
Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals

Ryan M. Daniel

AGC, Corporate and Business Transactions
Fresenius Kabi

Brian Stone

Associate General Counsel
Global Legal-Regulatory
Viatris

Peter Waibel

Head, Patent Litigation (US)
Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation