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August 12 - Day One

                
8:00 – 8:30
Continental Breakfast & Registration 

8:30 – 10:00

Opening Plenary Session 

   Introduction
   Pam Samuelson - UC Berkeley Law School
   Video

   Impersonation
   William McGeveran - University of Minnesota Law School 
   Video

   IP - The Case for Participatory Culture
   Madhavi Sunder - University of California, Davis 
   Video

   Rethinking the Validity of Samuel Morse’s Telegraph Patent: A Foundational Patent Case in Historical
   Context 
   Adam Mosoff - George Mason University Law School 
   Video

10:00 – 10:15
Break

10:15 – 11:30

First Breakout Session


                                                  

Patent Track

Copyright Track

Trademarks Plus Track 

IP Theory

       Patentable Subject Matter

   Fair Use & Exhaustion

Reputation, Publicity, and Trademark

Open Innovation

       
In re Bilski, Proxies, and the Role of Subject-Matter Thresholds in the Patent System
     
Emily Morris - Indiana University School of Law - Indianapolis
Audio
          
Objective Factors in Fair Use Litigation
                    
Barton Beebe - NYU Law School
Matthew Sag - DePaul University College of Law
Audio
            
The Inalienability of the Right of Publicity
       
Jennifer Rothman - Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
Audio
         
A Defense of Free Information

Amy Kapczynski -  UC Berkeley Law School
Audio
         
The War on Patent Eligible Subject Matter in Software/Business Method Innovations
    
Ann McCrackin - Franklin Pierce Law Center
Audio
           
Social Semiotics in the Fair Use Analysis
   
Brian Holland - Texas Wesleyan School of Law
Audio
            
Social Shaming:  Fighting Back Trademark Bullies
          
Leah Grinvald - Saint Louis University School of Law
Audio
      
From Open Source Software to Open Patenting:  What's New in the Realm of Openness?
         
Mariateresa Maggiolino - Bocconi University
Audio
         
Physicality in the Information Age: From Bilski to Non-Physical Methods

Ben McEniery - Queensland University of Technology
Audio
         
Judges Playing Jury: Constitutional Conflicts in Deciding Fair Use on Summary Judgment
     
Ned Snow - University of Arkansas School of Law
Audio
               
The Law of Reputation
      
Laura Heymann - College of William & Mary, Marshall-Wythe School of Law
Audio
           
The Host's Dilemma: Strategic Forfeiture in Platform Markets for Informational Goods
       
Jonathan Barnett - University of Southern California
Audio
         
A Uniform Framework for Patent Eligibility
      
Efthimios Parasidis - Saint Louis University School of Law

          
Digital Exhaustion 
       
Aaron Perzanowski - Wayne State University Law School
Jason Schultz - Samuelson Law, Technology & Public Policy Clinic, UC Berkeley Law School
Audio
           
The Moral Right of Dilution
        
Sandy Rierson - Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Audio
            
The Penguin and the Cartel:  Rethinking Antitrust and Innovation Policy for the Age of Commercial Open Source
             
Stephen Maurer - UC Berkeley Law School
Audio

11:30 – 11:45

Break

11:45 – 12:30
Senior IP Scholar Session Video

    Rob Merges - UC Berkeley Professor of Law and Technology; Director, Berkeley Center for Law &
    Technology

    Tom McCarthy -  Senior Professor and Founding Director of the McCarthy Institute for Intellectual
    Property and Technology Law, University of San Francisco School of Law

    Paul Goldstein - Stella W. and Ira S. Lillick Professor of Law, Stanford Law School
     
12:30 – 1:30
Lunch

1:30 – 2:45

Second Breakout Session


            

Rethinking Patent Fundamentals

Derivative Works

Trademarks and Consumers

Public Domain

    
Rescuing the Invention from the Cult of the Claim
       
Oskar Liivak - Cornell Law School
Audio
       
The Quest for a Sound Conception of Copyright’s Derivative Work Right

Pamela Samuelson - UC Berkeley Law School
Audio
       
Veblen Brands and Invisible Hands: How Trademarks Create a Market for Suppressed Speech

Jeremy Sheff - St. John's University School of Law
Audio
      
Why Copyleft isn’t Right for Scientific Code

Victoria Stodden - Yale Law School
Audio
        
New Uses for Patent Utility

Michael Risch - Villanova Law School
Audio
        
Identity, Accession, and the Law of Copyright
     
Chris Newman - George Mason University School of Law
Audio
        
Trademark Rights and Promotional Products: Balancing Exclusivity and Expressive "Fair Use"

Irene Calboli - Marquette University Law School
Audio
   
Signaling Intent to Share Intellectual Property

Eric Johnson - University of North Dakota
Audio

              
Do Applicant Patent Citations Matter? Implications for the Presumption of Validity

Mark Lemley - Stanford Law School
Audio

      
Worth a Thousand Words:  The Law Outside the Text


Rebecca Tushnet - Georgetown University Law Center
Audio
          
Trademark and the Dynamic Construction of the Consumer

Alfred Yen - Boston College Law School
Audio
   
Formalized Public Domain

Miriam Bitton - Bar-Ilan University
Audio
       
The Network of Patent Law Jurisprudence

Dennis Crouch - University of Missouri School of Law
Audio
         
Rethinking Intellectual Property Rights in Characters

Zahr Stauffer - University of Virginia School of Law
Audio
   
Visual Invention

Sarah Burstein - Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Audio
    
Paper Tigers:  Copyright and Scholarly Publishing

Alissa Centivany - University of Michigan
Audio


2:45 – 3:15
Break

3:15 – 4:30

Third Breakout Session

      

Patent Liability Rules

ISPs and Takedown Notices

Non-traditional IP Subject Matter

IP Theory

   
The Limitations of Intellectual Property: Tacit Knowledge and Vertical Academic Integration

Peter Lee - UC Davis School of Law
Audio
     
The Graduated Response

Peter Yu - Drake University Law School
Audio
       
"Hot News": The Enduring Myth of Property in News

Shayam Balganesh - University of Pennsylvania Law School
Audio
    
Probabilistic Patent Races

Ted Sichelman - University of San Diego School of Law
Audio
        
Secret Inventions

Jonas Anderson - UC Berkeley Law School
Audio
      
Rights Enforcement in Digital Environments

Jennifer Urban - Samuelson Law, Technology & Public Policy Clinic, UC Berkeley Law School
Audio
    
Personal Information as Intellectual Property

Dorothy Glancy - Santa Clara University School of Law
Audio
        
Duration in Intellectual Property

Jeanne Fromer - Fordham Law School
Audio
Patent Inflation

Jonathan Masur - University of Chicago Law School
Audio
           
The French Copyright Authority (HADOPI), the graduated response and the disconnection of illegal file-sharers

Nicholas Jondet - The University of Edinburgh
Audio
       
The Fashion of TV Show Formats

Stefan Bechtold - ETH Zurich (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology)
Audio
   
The Placebo Effect in Intellectual Property 

Mark McKenna - Notre Dame Law School
Christopher Sprigman - University of Virginia School of Law
Audio
     
Property Rules, Liability Rules and Patent Law:  Legal Experiments in the Cathedral

Andrew Torrance - University of Kansas School of Law
Audio

     
The French Revolution 2.0: Examining File-Sharing in light of the Three Strikes Policy

Eldar Haber - Tel Aviv University
Audio

       
Talk Derby to Me:  Emergent Property Norms Governing Roller Derby Pseudonyms

David Fagundes - Southwestern Law School
Audio
         
Interpretation as Constraint Satisfaction:  A Theoretical Framework for Patent Claim Construction

Harry Surden - University of Colorado Law School
Audio

4:30 – 5:00
Break

5:00 – 6:15

Fourth Breakout Session


       

Inequitable Conduct, Willfullness, and Patent Examination

Copyright in Specific Contexts

Trade Secrets

Empirical and Historical Studies of IP

    
Supplemental Examinations to Consider, Reconsider, or Correct Patent-Related Information:  A Tangled Web Indeed

Lisa Dolak - Syracuse University College of Law
Audio
 
Creative Commons Olympics

Herkko Hietanen - Berkman Center for Internet and Society
Audio
     
How the Use of algorithms and Trade Secrets in Credit odeling Scuttled the Financial Capital Market

Brenda Reddix-Smalls - North Carolina Central University School of Law
Audio
   
William Callyhan Robinson and the Shaping of Modern Patent Law

Jeffrey Lefstin - UC Hastings College of Law
Audio
     
Reforming Inequitable Conduct

Tun-Jen Chiang - George Mason University School of Law
Audio
   
Copyright in Memoriam

Julie Cromer Young - Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Audio

   
Striking a Balance: When Should Trade Secret Law Shield Disclosures to the Government?

Elizabeth Rowe - University of Florida, Levin College of Law
Audio

   
Copyright Strength and Growth in the Creative Industries

Mark Schultz - Southern Illinois University School of Law
Audio

      
The Reports of Willfulness's Demise Are Greatly Exaggerated: An Empirical Study of Willful Patent Infringement After In re Seagate

Christoper Seaman - Chicago-Kent College of Law
Audio

  
Romancing Tradition:  A Cautionary Note on Traditional Knowledge-Folklore Rights

Sean Pager - Michigan State University College of Law
Audio
 
Private Law Theory and Corrective Justice in Trade Secrecy 
 
Eric Claeys - George Mason University School of Law
Audio
   
An Empirical Study of U.S. Copyright Publication Cases

Deborah Gerhardt - UNC School of Law
Audio
 
An Economic Analysis of Patent Law’s Inequitable Conduct Doctrine

Thomas Cotter - University of Minnesota Law School
Audio
     
Copyright, Norms, and Copyright Norms: Examining Incentives in Today’s Photojournalism

Eva Subotnik - Columbia Law School
 
Channeling Best Mode's Barrier to Trade Secrecy

David Levine - Elon University School of Law, Stanford Law School Center for Internet and Society
Audio

  
Competitive Copyrights

Zvi Rosen
Audio



6:15 – 8:30
Conference Dinner

8:30
End of Day One

August 13 - Day Two

               
8:00 – 8:30
Continental Breakfast & Registration

8:30 – 9:45

Fifth Breakout Session

         

Patent Disclosure

 Copyright and Identity

 

Patents and Innovation

    
Public Patents, Private Information

Brenda Simon - Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Audio
   
Moral Rights Statutes and the Foundations of American Intellectual Property Law

Brian Lee - Brooklyn Law School
Audio
        
Putting Innovation Into Patent Policy: An NIE Approach

Liza Vertinsky - Emory University Law School
Audio
      
The Choice of Patent Scope when Invention Disclosure is Costly

Michael Meurer - Boston University School of Law
Audio


The Author in the Machine:  Copyright in the Age of Digital Production

Annemarie Bridy - University of Idaho College of Law
Audio

    
Innovation Dynamics, Patents, and Dynamic Elasticity Tests for the Promotion of Progress

John Golden - The University of Texas School of Law
Audio
    
Gender, Innovation, and Inventorship: Every Patent Tells a Story

Ann Bartow - University of South Carolina School of Law
Audio

  
User Rights and the IP (Identity Politics) of IP (Intellectual Property)

John Tehranian - Chapman University, School of Law
Audio

     
Optimizing Intellectual Property Rights: A New View of the Law and Economics Cathedral

Greg Mandel - Temple Law School
Audio
  
Fixing the Right Patents: Tailoring the Exercise of Declaratory Judgment Jurisdiction in Patent Cases.

Chester Chuang - Golden Gate University School of Law
Audio
 
The Moral Right of Revision

Molly Van Houwelling - UC Berkeley Law School
Audio
      
On the Temporal Reach of Patent Scope: A Multidimensional Model of Invention-Space

Kevin Collins - Washington University in St. Louis
Audio

        
9:45 – 10:15
Break

10:15 – 11:30

Sixth Breakout Session

       

The Judicial Role in Patent Cases

Copyright Distribution

International IP

Roles of Patents and IP

     
The Impact of General and Patent-Specific Judicial Experience On the Efficiency and Accuracy of Patent Adjudication

Jay Kesan - University of Illinois College of Law
Audio
                
Not on My Watch: Avoiding Exhaustion Through First Sales Abroad

Brian Carver - UC Berkeley School of Information
Audio
      
Virtual Laboratories: Modifying IPR in Favor of Development

Ambereen Shaffie - The American University in Cairo
Audio
     
Dispelling the Myth of Patents as Non-Rivalrous Property: Patents as Tools for Allocating Scarce Labor and Resources

Richard Gruner - John Marshall Law School
Audio

    
Empirical Study of Identical Invention in Federal Circuit Cases

David Olson - Boston College Law School
Audio

 
In Search of Copyright’s  Lost Ark: Interpreting the  Right to Distribute and Statutory Damages in the Internet Age

Peter Menell - UC Berkeley Law School
Audio
   
Toward a TRIPS Truce

Patricia Judd - Brooklyn Law School
Audio
   
Choice Patents

Matthew Herder - Dalhousie University
Audio
 
IP Legal Ethics in Patent Litigation

Bill Gallagher - Golden Gate University School of Law
Audio
      
Finding a Home for Orphans. The Google Books Settlement and Orphan Works Legislation in the United States and the European Union

Katarina de la Durantaye - St. John's University School of Law
Audio
   
Complying with the Berne Convention: A Floor without a Ceiling?

Zohar Efroni - Stanford's Center for Internet and Society
Audio
   
Complex Patent Ecosystem

Colleen Chien - Santa Clara University School of Law
Audio
                 
Retroactivity and the Federal Circuit

David Schwartz - Chicago-Kent College of Law
Audio

     
On the Partial (In)alienability of User Rights


Ariel Katz - University of Toronto
Audio

     
The Optimal Structure of Copyright Enforcement - Rationalizing the US-China WTO Dispute

Jiarui Liu - Stanford Law School
Audio
   
Equity and Efficiency in Intellectual Property Taxation

Xuan-Thao Nguyen - SMU Dedman School of Law
Jeffrey Maine - University of Maine School of Law
Audio


11:30 – 12:00
Break

12:00 – 1:15

Seventh Breakout Session


         

Patents and Medicine

Liability and Digital Technology

IP in the Cloud and Indirect Infringement

IP & Competition Policy

                
Patent Portfolios and Generic Drug Challenges

Scott Hemphill - Columbia Law School
Audio

     
The Death of Strict Liability in Copyright

Steven Hetcher - Vanderbilt Law School
Audio
        
Causing Infringement

Mark Bartholomew - University at Buffalo Law School
Audio

       
Antitrust Immunity or Liability in Pharmaceutical Reverse Payment Settlement Cases; The Intersection of Civil Procedure, Patent Presumptions, and Antitrust

Catherine Sandoval - Santa Clara University School of Law
Audio

   
Drug Patent Length

Ben Roin - Harvard Law School
Audio
      
A Reverse Liability Rule for Copyright in Digital Samples

Peter DiCola - Northwestern University School of Law
Audio
         
Lost in the Cloud?

Sharon Sandeen - Hamline University School of Law
Audio
  
The Authorship-Innovation Tradeoff

Dotan Oliar - University of Virginia School of Law
Audio
    
Patentable Subject Matter in Personalized Medicine

Robin Feldman - UC Hastings College of Law
Audio
    
Sampling, Looping and Mashing...Oh My!:  How Hip Hop Music is Scratching More Than the Surface of Copyright Law
    
Tonya Evans - Widener University School of Law
Audio
         
Law in the Cloud

Anupam Chander - UC Davis School of Law
Audio
      
Joint Defense or Research Joint Venture? Reassessing the Patent-Challenge-Bloc's Antitrust Status

Joseph Miller - Lewis & Clark Law School
Audio
  
The Federal Circuit's en banc Written Description Requirement:  Time Again for the
Supreme Court to Reverse Again?

Allen Yu
Audio
      
Voluntary Payment as a Complementary Model for Music Copyright

Lital Helman - Columbia Law School
Audio
               
What the Fourth Amendment Can Teach the First

Wendy Seltzer - Berkman Center / Silicon Flatirons
Audio

     
Addressing Reverse Settlement Problem through Patent Law

Gregory Dolin - George Washington University
Audio



1:15 – 2:15
Lunch

2:15 – 3:30

Eighth Breakout Session


        

Patents and the Public Interest: Green Tech and Beyond 

IP rights and Markets

Technological Change Affecting IP

Administering IP Laws

              
The Patent System and Climate Change

Josh Sarnoff - DePaul University College of Law
Audio
  
Ancillary IP markets and the Firm

Dan Burk - University of California, Irvine
Audio
    
Disseminating Technologies

Gaia Bernstein - Seton Hall University School of Law
Audio
     
Recommended:  Abolition of All State Trademark Registration Systems

Lee Ann Lockridge - Louisiana State University Law Center
Audio
       
Innovation in clean/green technology:  Can patent commons help?

Bronwyn Hall - UC Berkeley Economics Department
Audio
       
When Foreigners Infringe Patents:
An Empirical Look at the Involvement of Foreign Defendants in Patent Infringement Litigation in the U.S.


Marketa Trimble - UNLV
Audio
     
Copyright's Collapse

Bruce Boyden - Marquette University Law School
Audio
         
The Judicial Role in Trademark Law

Michael Grynberg - Oklahoma City University School of Law
Audio
     
Patents and Vegetable Crop Diversity

Paul Heald - University of Georgia
Audio

        
A Comparative Analysis of
Anti-Circumvention Rules Reform in China 

Jie Hua - University of Hong Kong
Audio

    
The Infancy Doctrine for Off- and Online Contracts
       
Cheryl Preston - Brigham Young University Law School
Audio
      
Asymmetric Incentives:  The PTO's Underappreciated Role in Shaping Substantive Patent Law
 
Melissa Wasserman - Harvard Law School
Audio
       
The Public's Interest in Patent Law

Kali Murray - Marquette University Law School
Audio
          
The Patentability of Financial Methods: The Market Participants' Perspective              


Stefania Fusco - Santa Clara University Law School
Audio
      
      
Virtual Justice


Greg Lastowka - Rutgers - Camden Law
Audio
      
Rules for Patents

Michael Burstein - Harvard Law School
Audio


3:30 – 4:00
Break

4:00 – 5:30
Closing Plenary Session

     The Creativity Effect
      Christopher Buccafusco - Chicago-Kent College of Law
      Christopher Sprigman - University of Virginia School of Law
      Video

      Employment IP and Innovation: A Dynamic Model of Optimal Human Capital Flows
      Orly Lobel - University of San Diego School of Law
      Video

      Data Sharing, Latency Variables and the Science Commons
      Jorge Contreras - Washington University in St. Louis
      Video

6:30 – 9:00
Conference Dinner

9:00
End of Day Two