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Distinguished Co-Chairs

Guy Donatiello

Senior Vice President, Intellectual Property
Endo Pharmaceuticals

Co-Chairs’ Opening Remarks

November 10, 2021 7:50 am

Pearl Siew

Senior Vice President and Head, Intellectual Property
Design Therapeutics

Co-Chairs’ Opening Remarks

November 10, 2021 7:50 am

Members of the Judiciary

U.S. District Court

Honorable Mitchell Goldberg

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

Honorable Maryellen Noreika

District Judge
United States District Court, District of Delaware

USPTO’s Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB)

Honorable Jacqueline Wright Bonilla

Deputy Chief Administrative Patent Judge
Patent Trial & Appeal Board
USPTO

Government Representatives from Key Agencies

Valencia Martin Wallace

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

Maryll Toufanian

Director, Office of Generic Drug Policy
U.S. FDA

In-House Counsel

Andrew J. Allen

Senior Director, Legal Counsel
Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories

Ryan M. Daniel

Chief Patent Counsel, Region North America
Fresenius Kabi USA, LLC

James Kellerman

Senior Vice President, IP
Astellas Pharma US, Inc.

Forrester Liddle

Senior Director, Head of IP
Jounce Therapeutics

Josephine Liu

Global Head of IP Litigation
Sandoz

Huong T. Nguyen

General Counsel
Fosun Pharma USA Inc.

Brian Stone

Associate General Counsel, Global Legal-Regulatory
Viatris

Peter Waibel

Head, US Patent Litigation
Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation

Esteemed Faculty

David Blackburn

Director
NERA Economic Consulting

Neal Dahiya

SVP, Head of Litigation
Moderna

Jay R. Deshmukh

Partner
Kasowitz Benson Torres

Gerald J. Flattmann, Jr.

Partner
King & Spalding LLP

Andrei Iancu

Partner
Irell & Manella LLP
(Former Director, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office)

Kurt Karst

Director
Hyman, Phelps & McNamara PC

Alejandro Menchaca

Shareholder
McAndrews, Held & Malloy, Ltd.

Dr. Christine Siegwarth Meyer

Managing Director, Chair of IP
NERA Economic Consulting

Robert C. Millonig

Director
Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C.

John J. Molenda

Partner
Steptoe & Johnson LLP

Kevin S. Prussia

Partner
Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP

William A. Rakoczy

Founding Partner
Rakoczy Molino Mazzochi Siwik LLP

Michael Sitzman

US Chair, Life Sciences Patent Litigation
DLA Piper

Jeanna M. Wacker

Partner
Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Elizabeth S. Weiswasser

Partner
Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP