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)
Around the GUI World in 8.0 Minutes
Elizabeth Ferrill, Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP (bio)

9:45 am – 10:45 am
PANEL I
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
Functionality in EU designs
Michael Conway, Haseltine Lake LLP (bio)
Trends in Product Configuration
Jennifer Fraser, Dykema (bio)
Enablement (and Definiteness): In re Maatita
Richard S. Stockton, Banner & Witcoff, Ltd. (bio)
Written Description – Where Are We Now?
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 Presentation
Moderator: John Whealan, GWU School of Law (bio)

AFTERNOON

1:40 pm – 2:40 pm
PANEL II
Registration vs. Examination:
The pros and cons of each in procurement and enforcement
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
From Ottawa with Love: A Canadian Design Update
Jennifer Jannuska, Deeth Williams Wall (bio)
Copyright protection for Useful Articles after Star Athletica
Ivy Estoesta, Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox, P.L.L.C. (bio)
Cases to Watch in Fashion / IP
Julie Zerbo, The Fashion Law (bio)
Strategies for using the Hague System
Mr. Quan-Ling SIM, World Intellectual Property Organization (bio)

coffee

3:40 pm – 4:00 pm
Break

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
PANEL III
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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