Prof. Peter K. Yu

Professor of Law

Co-Director, Center for Law and Intellectual Property

Texas A&M University School of Law


 

 

conferences

 

2004 Patent Law Day

 

CONTINUING CHALLENGES

IN PATENT PRACTICE

 

Michigan State University College of Law

 

September 13, 2004

 

DESCRIPTION

 

Patent law practice is evolving at an ever-quickening pace as technology and innovation continue to advance in our global economy. If you want to stay on the cutting-edge of issues in patent prosecution, licensing and litigation; biotech and pharmaceutical patents; and international patent practice, this Patent Law Day is for you.

 

This conference brings together leading practitioners to address the latest developments in patent law. It provides legal practitioners; academics; law, engineering and technology students; and other participants with an in-depth understanding of complex issues at the front lines of patent law practice.

 

SCHEDULE

 

8:30

Breakfast

 

9:00

Welcoming Remarks

  • Dean Terence Blackburn, Michigan State University College of Law

  • Prof. Peter K. Yu, Michigan State University College of Law

9:10

Keynote Opening Address

  • The Hon. John Whealan, Deputy General Counsel for Intellectual Property Law and Solicitor, United States Patent and Trademark Office

9:50

Hot Topics in Patent Prosecution and Licensing

 

Moderator:

  • Prof. Llewellyn J. Gibbons, University of Toledo College of Law & Visiting Professor of Law, Michigan State University College of Law

Speakers:

  • Cary W. Brooks, Esq., Attorney, General Motors Corp.

  • Monte L. Falcoff, Esq., Principal, Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C., Troy

  • Frances Marshall, Esq., Attorney, Antitrust Division, Department of Justice

  • Harold W. Milton, Jr., Esq., Member, Howard & Howard Attorneys, P.C., Bloomfield Hills

  • Steven L. Oberholtzer, Esq. 81, Member, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, Ann Arbor

11:20

Refreshment Break

 

11:35

Cutting-edge Issues in Patent Litigation

 

Moderator:

  • Prof. Adam Mossoff, Michigan State University College of Law

Speakers:

  • Sharon R. Barner, Esq., Partner, Foley & Lardner LLP, Chicago

  • Richard D. Grauer, Esq., Founding Member, Rader, Fishman & Grauer PLLC, Bloomfield Hills

  • Nicholas P. Groombridge, Esq., Partner, Weil Gotshal & Manges, LLP, New York

  • Lynn E. Eccleston, Esq., Eccleston Law Firm, Washington, D.C.

  • Benjamin C. Hsing, Esq., Partner, Kaye Scholer, LLP, New York

 1:15

Networking Luncheon

 

Keynote Speaker:

  • The Hon. Avern Cohn, Senior District Judge, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan

 2:45

Latest Developments on Biotech and Pharmaceutical Patents

 

Moderator:

  • Prof. Martin J. Adelman, The George Washington University Law School

Speakers:

  • Charles W. Ashbrook, Esq., Assistant General Patent Counsel, Pfizer, Inc.

  • Robert Berliner, Esq. 61, Of Counsel, Fulbright & Jaworski LLP, Los Angeles

  • Karen Kimble, Esq., Technology Law, PLLC

  • David L. Suter, Esq., Principal, Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C., Troy

 4:15

Refreshment Break

 

 4:30

Growing Challenges in International Patent Practice

 

Moderator:

  • Prof. Peter K. Yu, Michigan State University College of Law

Speakers:

  • William G. Conger, Esq., Shareholder, Brooks Kushman P.C.

  • Maria C.H. Lin, Esq., Partner, Morgan & Finnegan, New York

  • Thomas T. Moga, Esq., Member, Dickinson Wright PLLC, Bloomfield Hills

  • David J. Simonelli, Esq., Member, Clark Hill PLC, Detroit

  • Harold C. Wegner, Esq., Partner, Foley & Lardner, Washington, D.C. 

6:00

Conference Adjourned

 

7:00

Dean's Dinner Reception

 
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