MORNING

9:00 am – 9:15 am
Welcome & Opening Remarks
Robert S. Katz, Banner & Witcoff, Ltd. (bio)
Tracy-Gene G. Durkin, Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox, P.L.L.C. (bio)

9:15 am – 9:45 am
LIGHTNING SESSION I
Moderator: Tracy-Gene G. Durkin
The complete future of UI and virtual designs, abridged
Rob Tannen, EY Intuitive (bio)
GUI Potpourri
Elizabeth Ferrill, Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP (bio)

9:45 am – 10:45 am
PANEL
How much can you take without paying for it all:
Monetary Remedies for Design Patent Infringement
Moderator: Robert S. Katz
Christopher J. Renk, Banner & Witcoff, Ltd. (bio)
Charles Mauro, Mauro New Media (bio)
John Froemming, Jones Day (bio)

Nika F. Aldrich, Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt (bio)

coffee

10:45 am – 11:00 am
Break

11:00 am – 12:00 pm
LIGHTNING SESSION II
Moderator: Tracy-Gene G. Durkin
EU functionality
Michael Conway, Haseltine Lake LLP (bio)
Product Configuration Trademark Protection
Jennifer Fraser, Dykema (bio)
Enablement
Richard S. Stockton, Banner & Witcoff, Ltd. (bio)
Written description
Dan Gajewski, Sterne Kessler, Goldstein & Fox, P.L.L.C. (bio)

lunch

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Lunch

KEYNOTE

1:00 pm – 1:40 pm
Hon. Judge Paul Michel: Keynote and Q&A Discussion
Moderator: John Whealan, GWU School of Law (bio)

AFTERNOON

1:40 pm – 2:40 pm
PANEL
Registration vs. Examination
Moderator: Tracy-Gene G. Durkin
Perry J. Saidman, Saidman DesignLaw Group, LLC (bio)
Greg Turner, Spruson & Ferguson (bio)
Katharine StephensBird & Bird (bio)
Anbar Khal, Oakley, Inc. (bio)
Richard J. McKenna , Foley & Lardner LLP (bio)

2:40 pm – 3:40 pm
LIGHTNING SESSION III
Moderator: Robert S. Katz
New Canadian rules
Jennifer Jannuska, Deeth Williams Wall (bio)
Copyright protection for product configuration: Star Athletica and its progeny
Ivy Estoesta, Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox, P.L.L.C. (bio)
Fashion Law and IP
Julie Zerbo, The Fashion Law (bio)
Advanced Hague Strategies/Update
Mr. Quan-Ling SIM, World Intellectual Property Organization (bio)

coffee

3:40 pm – 4:00 pm
Break

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
PANEL
Is one enough? Is two too many?: Claiming more than one embodiment
(scope and estoppel issues in prosecution and enforcement)
Moderator: Robert S. Katz
Tracy-Gene G. Durkin, Sterne Kessler, Goldstein & Fox, P.L.L.C. (bio)
Christopher V. Carani, McAndrews, Held & Malloy, Ltd. (bio)

lunch

5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Closing and Reception

 

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