Tuesday, April 27, 2021


8:45 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

Welcoming Comments

Prof. Robert Merges, Berkeley Law/BCLT

Mareike Ohlberg, German Marshall Fund

9:00 a.m. – 9:10 a.m.

Scene Setter – China’s Plans for the Future

Prof. Barry Naughton, UC San Diego
9:10 a.m. – 10:05 a.m.

Session I: The Role of the WTO and International Organizations in IP and Technology

Lisa Jorgenson, Deputy Director General, World Intellectual Property Organization

Maria Martin-Prat, Deputy Director General in the Directorate-General for Trade of the European Commission

Alan Wolff, former Deputy Director General, WTO/Distinguished Visiting Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics



Mark Cohen, Berkeley Law/BCLT/Asia Society



Wendy Cutler, Asia Society Policy Institute

Sam duPont, German Marshall Fund

Warren Maruyama, Hogan Lovells LLP

Petros Mavroidis, Columbia Law School

Jim Mendenhall, Sidley Austin LLP

Chief Judge Randall Rader (ret), CAFC

10:05 a.m. – 11:10 a.m.

Session II: Export Controls, Investment Restrictions and Cyber Security

Chad Bown, Peterson Institute for International Economics

Jay Bratt, Chief of the Counterintelligence and Export Control Section, National Security Division of USDOJ

Jimmy Goodrich, Vice President, Semiconductor Industry Association



Jeannette Chu, Managing Director, PwC Export Controls and Trade Sanctions

Lindsay Gorman, Fellow for Emerging Technologies, Alliance for Securing Democracy

Suzanne Harrison, Percipience LLC

Michael Loch, Head of Intellectual Property, GSMA



Phil Rogers, UC Berkeley 

11:10 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Session III: Finding a Common Denominator with China – Science and Technology Collaboration in Climate Change and Public Health

Opening remarks:
Dean Erwin Chemerinsky
, Berkeley Law



Jerry Brown, former Governor of California



Hon. Meredith Broadbent, Former Commissioner, US International Trade Commission

Prof. Dan Farber, Sho Sato Professor of Law, Faculty Director, Center for Law, Energy, & the Environment

Prof. Keith Yamamoto, Special Advisor to the Chancellor for Science Policy and Strategy



Prof. Robert Merges, Berkeley Law/BCLT

12:00 – 2:00 P.M.

Lunch Break

2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Post – Luncheon Discussion on Self Strengthening

Kevin Rudd, former Australian Prime Minister, President Asia Society

Robert Atkinson, Information Technology and Innovation Foundation

Andrei Iancu, former USPTO Director

Dan Lang, Cisco

Carol Mimura, Assistant Vice Chancellor, Intellectual Property & Industry Research Alliances, UC Berkeley

Gary Rieschel, Qiming Ventures/Asia Society

Christal Sheppard, University of Nebraska

Prof. Denis Simon, Duke University



Prof. Colleen Chien, Santa Clara Law