Agenda

Thursday, April 14

8:30 AM

Registration & Breakfast

9:00 AM

Welcome: Jim Dempsey, Executive Director, Berkeley Center for Law & Technology

Setting the Stage: The Evolution of Intellectual Property Protection for Software

 

Morning Theme: Copyright

Presiding Officer: John Russell, Symposium Co-Editor, Berkeley Technology Law Journal

9:30 AM

Claims of Copyright in APIs and the Significance of Interoperability

11:00 AM

Break

11:15 AM

 

The Proper Scope of Copyright in Software and Tests for Infringement

12:45 PM

NETWORKING LUNCH

 

Afternoon Theme: Patents

Presiding Officer: Tomasz Barczyk, Symposium Co-Editor, Berkeley Technology Law Journal

 1:45 PM

After Alice, Are Software Innovations Ever Patentable Subject Matter?

3:15 PM

Break

3:45 PM

After Williamson, Are Functional Claims for Software Viable?

5:15 PM

RECEPTION

Welcome by Interim Dean Melissa Murray

Located in the Great Hall, International House

 

Friday, April 15

8:30 AM

BREAKFAST

 

Morning Theme: Trade Secrets and Licensing

Presiding Officer: John Russell, Symposium Co-Editor, Berkeley Technology Law Journal

9:00 AM 

Trade Secret Protection for Software

10:30 AM 

BREAK

10:45 AM

How Has Software Licensing Affected Software Markets?

12:15 PM

LUNCH SERVED

 12:45 PM

Introduced by: Rufus Pichler, Morrison Foerster LLP

David E. Nelson Lecture

William J. Raduchel, Medlink LLC

 

Afternoon Theme: What Comes Next? Strategies and Trends

Presiding Officer: Tomasz Barczyk, Symposium Co-Editor, Berkeley Technology Law Journal

1:30 PM 

Empirical Studies of IP Protections for Software: What Do We Know and Not Know?

3:00 PM 

Chief IP Officers on the Future of IP Protections for Software and Evolving Business Models

4:30 PM

CLOSING

*Speaker will be preparing papers for publication in a special symposium issue of the Berkeley Technology Law Journal.