Agenda

Thursday & Friday, December 8 & 9, 2022

At Stanford

11.75 total hours of CLE credit will be offered for this event.

Thursday, December 8
9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. (PT)

Presiding officers: TBD
8:30 a.m. – 8:50 a.m.

Breakfast & Registration

 

8:50 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

Intros

 
9:00 a.m. – 9:25 a.m.

Overview of proposed patent legislation

Laura Sheridan, Google

Sharif Jacob, Keker & Van Nest

9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

SEPS and the new standards

Jorge Contreras, University of Utah

Yuan Hao, BCLT/Berkeley Law

10:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.

Break

 
10:15 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Patent review

Mark Lemley, Stanford Law

11:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Keynote — Director Vidal

Azra Hadzimehmedovic, Tensegrity

Director Kathi Vidal, USPTO

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Break

 
1:00 p.m. – 1:25 p.m.

Introduction to EU unitary patent system

Colm Murphy, Cooley

Stefan Papastefanou, White & Case

1:30 p.m. – 1:55 p.m. Litigation funding models discovery, settlement, and ethical issues (ethics)

Steve Carlson, Robins Kaplan

Ragesh Tangri, Durie Tangri

2:00 p.m. – 2:25 p.m.

Intro to worldwide patent litigation campaigns

Bijal Vakil, Allen & Overy

Kurt Kjelland, Qualcomm

2:25 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Break

 

3:00 p.m. – 3:50 p.m.

DEI—addressing disability and accessibility (mental health)

Paula Davis, The Stress & Resilience Institute

4:00 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.

PTO leadership–limits of the office and political processes

Joe Matal, Haynes & Boone

Terry Rea, Crowell & Moring

5:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

101 developments and the future

Carrie Williamson, DLA Piper

Jane Qu, Van Pelt, Yi & James

5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Reception

 

Friday, December 9
9:00 a.m. – 3:40 p.m. (PT)

Presiding officers: TBD

Litigation Room

8:30 a.m. – 8:50 a.m.

Registration

 

8:50 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

Intro

 

9:00 a.m. – 9:25 a.m.

Litigation and speaking roles–PTAB & District Court practices (DEI)

Kelly Hunsaker, Winston & Strawn

Judge Jon S. Tigar, ND Cal

9:30 a.m. – 9:55 a.m.

Mediation, arbitration, and settlement strategies

Jeannine Sano, Axinn, Veltrop & Harkrider

Juan Walker, Oracle

10:00 a.m. – 10:25 a.m.

Fintiv

Ellisen Turner, Kirkland & Ellis

Patricia Young, Latham & Watkins

10:25 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.

Break

 

10:45 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Venue and intra-district assignments-impacts on litigation strategies and best practices

Dwayne Mason, Greenberg Traurig

Esha Bandyopadhyay, Fish & Richardson

Jim Brogan, King & Spalding

11:35 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

IP licensing and settlements; troublesome terms

Irene Yang, Sidley Austin

Mark Mao, Boies Schiller Flexner

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Lunch

 

1:00 p.m. – 1:50 p.m.

Global litigation strategies and developments

Karen Boyd, Turner Boyd

Yar Chaikovsky, Paul Hastings

Alyssa Caridis, Orrick

2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Daubert and damages

Ed Reines, Weil

Judge Robert W. Schroder III (TBD), ED Tex

Brian Napper, Ocean Tomo

2:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.

Break

 

2:45 p.m. – 3:40 p.m.

Litigation ethics

David Hricik, Mercer Law

Prosecution Room

8:30 a.m. – 8:50 a.m.

Registration

 

8:50 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

Intro

 

9:00 a.m. – 9:25 a.m.

Spec drafting and 101–a litigators’s plea to prosecutors

April Isaacson, Kilpatrick

Greg Lantier, WilmerHale

9:30 a.m. – 9:55 a.m.

Filing strategies in light of EU unitary system

Agatha Liu, Hickman Becker

Guojon Zhou, Intel

10:00 a.m. – 10:25 a.m.

A litigator’s view of claim drafting

Pete Kang, Baker Botts

Irfan Lateef, Knobbe Martens

10:25 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.

Break

 

10:45 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Key updates on U.S. patent prosecution techniques

Eugene Kim (TBD), Twilio

Hogene Choi, Morrison & Foerster

Brad Lytle, Xsensus

11:35 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

EPO prosecution and managment best practices

TBD, Marks & Clerk

Mike Lee, Google

Colm Murphy, Cooley

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Lunch

 

1:00 p.m. – 1:50 p.m.

Prosecution conflicts (ethics)

David Hricik, Mercer Law

2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Beyond IPRs, Appeal practice for prosecutors

Matt Fagan, Intel

Michael Dryja, Law Offices of Michael Dryja

2:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.

Break

 

2:45 p.m. – 3:40 p.m.

Inventorship and inclusiveness; best and worst practices (DEI)

Rajiv Patel, Fenwick (moderator)

John Mulgrew, Lenovo

Jyoti Uppuluri, Meta

Roger Kennedy, Disney