Conference Faculty list as of April 9, 2019
Hon. Sir Richard D. Arnold, Chancery Division, High Court of Justice, London
Hon. Dr. Annabelle Bennett AO SC, Chancellor, Bond University, Robina; 5 Wentworth, Sydney
Hon. Edger F. Brinkman, Court of The Hague, The Hague
Hon. Dr. Klaus Grabinski, Federal Court of Justice, Karlsruhe
Lord Hoffmann, Former Second Senior Lord of Appeal in Ordinary; Queen Mary University of London, London
Rt. Hon. Prof. Sir Robin Jacob, Faculty of Laws, University College London, London
Hon. Rian Kalden, Court of Appeal of The Hague, The Hague
Hon. Pierre N. Leval, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, New York
Hon. Maria Eugénia Martins de Nazaré Ribeiro, Formerly General Court of the European Union, Luxembourg
Hon. Paul R. Michel, Former Chief Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, Washington, D.C.
Hon. Yoshiaki Shibata, Tokyo District Court, 46th Division (IP Division), Tokyo
Hon. Hans van Walderveen, District Court The Hague, The Hague
Nicholas Banasevic, Head of Unit, Antitrust – IT, Internet and Consumer Electronics, DG Competition, European Commission, Brussels
Nicholas Bartelt, Attorney Adviser, U.S. Copyright Office, Washington, D.C.
David O. Carson, Senior Counsel and Head of Copyright Policy Team, Office for Policy and International Affairs, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Alexandria
Mihaly Ficsor, President of the Hungarian Copyright Council and former Assistant Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), Budapest
Andrew C. Finch, Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, D.C.
Marco Giorello, Head of Unit I2 – Copyright, DG CONNECT, European Commission, Brussels
Lana K. Guthrie, Career Law Clerk, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, Washington, D.C.
Gordon Humphreys, Chairperson of the Fifth Board of Appeal, European Union Intellectual Property Office, Alicante
Andrei Iancu, Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Alexandria
Milan Kristof, Référendaire, Court of Justice of the European Union, Luxembourg
Paul Maier, Director, EU Observatory on Infringements of Intellectual Property Rights, European Union Intellectual Property Office, Alicante
Maria Martin-Prat, Director of Services and Investment, Intellectual Property and Public Procurement, DG Trade, European Commission, Brussels
Stevan D. Mitchell, Director, Office of Intellectual Property Rights, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, Washington, D.C.
Brian Pandya, Deputy Associate Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, D.C.
Shira Perlmutter, Chief Policy Officer and Director for International Affairs, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Alexandria
Jerker Rydén, Senior Legal Advisor, National Library of Sweden, Stockholm
Michael S. Shapiro, Senior Counsel for Copyright, Office of Policy and External Affairs, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Alexandria
Antony S. Taubman, Director, Government Procurement and Competition Division, World Trade Organization, Geneva
Karyn A. Temple, Register of Copyrights and Director of the U.S. Copyright Office, Washington, D.C.
Michele J. Woods, Director, Copyright Law Division, Culture and Creative Industries Sector, World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), Geneva
Prof. Martin J. Adelman, The George Washington University Law School, Washington, D.C.
Prof. Ann Bartow, University of New Hampshire, School of Law, Concord
Prof. Dr. Irene Calboli, Texas A&M University School of Law, Fort Worth; Visiting Professor, Singapore Management University School of Law, Singapore
Prof. Thomas F. Cotter, University of Minnesota Law School, Minnesota
Prof. Eleanor M. Fox, New York University School of Law, New York
Prof. Jane C. Ginsburg, Columbia Law School, New York
Prof. John M. Golden, The University of Texas at Austin, School of Law, Austin
Prof. Dr. Maximilian Haedicke, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Freiburg
Prof. Hugh C. Hansen, Fordham University School of Law, New York
J. Devlin Hartline, Center for the Protection of Intellectual Property (CPIP), George Mason University, Antonin Scalia Law School, Arlington
Prof. Justin Hughes, Loyola Law School, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles
Prof. Ron Lazebnik, Samuelson-Glushko Intellectual Property and Information Law Clinic, Fordham University School of Law, New York
Prof. Marshall Leaffer, Maurer School of Law, Indiana University, Bloomington
Prof. Daryl Lim, The John Marshall Law School, Chicago
Prof. Takeshi Maeda, Kobe University, Graduate School of Law, Kobe
Prof. Dr. Giuseppe Mazziotti, Trinity College Dublin, School of Law, Dublin; New York University, New York
Prof. Adam Mossoff, George Mason University, Antonin Scalia Law School, Arlington
Prof. Sean M. O’Connor, University of Washington, School of Law, Seattle
Prof. Ralph Oman, The George Washington University Law School, Washington, D.C.
Dr. Eleonora Rosati, University of Southampton, e-LAWnora, and IPKat, London
Prof. Joshua D. Sarnoff, DePaul University College of Law, Chicago
Prof. Susan Scafidi, Academic Director, Fashion Law Institute, Fordham University School of Law, New York
Prof. John R. Thomas, Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, D.C.
Dr. Silke von Lewinski, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, Munich
Prof. Shlomit Yanisky-Ravid, Visiting Professor, Fordham University School of Law, New York; Fellow, Yale Law School, Information Society Project (ISP), New Haven; ONO Academic Law School, Israel
Kenneth R. Adamo, Kirkland & Ellis LLP, Chicago
Erich Andersen, Corporate Vice President and Chief IP Counsel, Microsoft Corporation, Redmond
George E. Badenoch, Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, New York
Vanessa P. Bailey, Global Director, Intellectual Property Policy, Intel Corporation, Washington, D.C.
Laëtitia Bénard, Allen & Overy LLP, Paris
Magdalena Berger, Curi Platz LLP, New York; Affiliated Fellow, Emily C. & John E. Hansen Intellectual Property Institute, New York
Marc Sandy Block, IBM Corporation, Armonk, New York
James Moore Bollinger, Troutman Sanders LLP, New York
Emily M. Borich, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP, New York
Andrew Bowler, Bristows LLP, London
Tobias Bremi, Isler & Pedrazzini AG, Zurich
Robert Burrows, Bristows LLP, London
Spring Chang, Chang Tsi & Partners, Beijing
Jacqueline C. Charlesworth, Covington & Burling LLP, New York
Casey Chisick, Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP, Toronto
Brian D. Coggio, Fish & Richardson P.C., New York
Dr. Shlomo Cohen, Dr. Shlomo Cohen & Co., Bnei Brak, Israel
Nicola Dagg, Kirkland & Ellis International LLP, London
John Colgan, Senior Litigation Counsel, Google LLC, San Francisco
Kevin B. Collins, Covington & Burling LLP, Washington, D.C.
Trevor M. Cook, WilmerHale LLP, New York
Gareth Dickson, Taylor Vinters, Cambridge
Raymond Dowd, Dunnington, Bartholow & Miller LLP, New York
Jürgen Dressel, Retired Head of Global Patent Litigation Strategy, Novartis Pharma AG, Basel
Anderson Duff, Revision Legal, New York
Donald R. Dunner, Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP, Washington, D.C.
Daan G. Erikson, Husch Blackwell LLP, Omaha, Nebraska
Jill (Yijun) Ge, Clifford Chance LLP, Shanghai
Steven Geiszler, U.S. Chief Intellectual Property Lititgation Counsel, Huawei Technologies USA, Inc., Plano
Mitch Glazier, Chairman and CEO, Recording Industry Association of America, Washington, D.C.
Prof. Dr. Heinz Goddar, BOEHMERT & BOEHMERT, Munich
Benjamin E. Golant, Chief Counsel for Intellectual Property Policy, Entertainment Software Association, Washington, D.C.
Robert J. Goldman, Retired Partner, Ropes & Gray LLP, Silicon Valley
Joseph C. Gratz, Durie Tangri LLP, San Francisco
Brian W. Gray, Brian Gray Law, Toronto
Nicholas P. Groombridge, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP, New York
Dustin F. Guzior, Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, New York
Dr. Tobias Hahn, HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER, Düsseldorf
Jeffery A. Handelman, Brinks Gilson & Lione, Chicago
Terry Hart, VP Legal Policy and Copyright Counsel, Copyright Alliance, Washington, D.C.
Renata B. Hesse, Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, Washington, D.C.
Dr. Simon Holzer, Meyerlustenberger Lachenal AG, Zurich
Dr. Aloys Hüttermann, Michalski Hüttermann & Partner, Düsseldorf
Dr. Myles Jelf, Bristows LLP, London
He Jing, AnJie Law Firm, Beijing
Jennifer Jones, Bird & Bird LLP, London
Oliver Jan Jüngst, Bird & Bird LLP, Düsseldorf
David J. Kappos, Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP, New York
Shimako Kato, Abe, Ikubo & Katayama, Tokyo
Ari Laakkonen, Powell Gilbert LLP, London
Carlo Scollo Lavizzari, Lenz Caemmerer, Basel
Gerald M. Levine, Levine Samuel LLP, New York
Otto Licks, Licks Attorneys, Rio de Janeiro
Christian W. Liedtke, Acuminis LLP, Costa Mesa, California
James Love, Knowledge Ecology International, Washington, D.C.
Patricia A. Martone, Law Office of Patricia A. Martone, P.C., New York
Stanford McCoy, President & Managing Director, Motion Picture Association EMEA, Brussels
Kevin J. McGough, IP Legal, Takeda, Lexington, Massachusetts
Probir J. Mehta, Global Lead, Intellectual Property and Trade Policy, Facebook, Washington, D.C.
Michael Mellis, Executive Vice President and General Counsel, Major League Baseball, New York
Suzanne Michel, Senior Patent Counsel, Google, Washington, D.C.
Tom Mitcheson, Three New Square, London
Evelyn Montellano, Di Blasi, Parente & Associados, Rio de Janeiro
Melissa Moriarty, Assistant General Counsel, VaynerMedia, LLC, New York
Suzanne Munck, Deputy Director and Chief Counsel for Intellectual Property, Federal Trade Commission, Washington, D.C.
Brian P. Murphy, Haug Partners LLP, New York
Lynda Nguyen, Senior Director – Dispute Resolution, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Tarrytown
Prof. Dr. Jan Bernd Nordemann, BOEHMERT & BOEHMERT, Berlin
James Nurton, Lextel Partners; IP Writer/Consultant, London
Maureen K. Ohlhausen, Baker Botts LLP, Washington, D.C.
George F. Pappas, Covington & Burling LLP, Washington, D.C.
William F. Patry, Senior Copyright Counsel, Google, New York
Thomas D. Pease, Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP, New York John B. Pegram, Fish & Richardson P.C., New York
Richard Pfohl, General Counsel, Music Canada, Toronto
Fiona Phillips, Fiona Phillips Law, Sydney
David Por, Allen & Overy LLP, Paris
Eric A. Prager, Venable LLP, New York
Carey R. Ramos, Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP, New York
Lauri Rechardt, Chief Legal Officer, International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI), London
Richard H. Reimer, Senior Vice President, Business and Legal Affairs, ASCAP, New York
John Richards, Ladas & Parry LLP, New York
Prof. Dr. Peter Ruess, International School of Management, Dortmund; ARNOLD RUESS Rechtsanwälte Partnerschaft mbB, Düsseldorf
N. Cameron Russell, Director, Privacy Counsel and Initiatives, Western Union, Denver
Etienne Sanz de Acedo, CEO, International Trademark Association (INTA), New York
Sven Schonhofen, Reed Smith LLP, Munich; Affiliated Fellow, Emily C. & John E. Hansen Intellectual Property Institute, New York
Cordula Schumacher, ARNOLD RUESS Rechtsanwälte Partnerschaft mbB, Düsseldorf
Martin Schwimmer, Leason Ellis LLP, White Plains, New York
Marie Sellier, VP Public Affairs, Vivendi, Paris
Ted Shapiro, Wiggin LLP, Brussels
Gregory S. Shatan, Moses & Singer LLP, New York
Laura Sheridan, Senior Patent Counsel, Google, New York
Joshua L. Simmons, Kirkland & Ellis LLP, New York
Joel Smith, Herbert Smith Freehills LLP, London
Kenneth L. Steinthal, King & Spalding LLP, San Francisco
Katharine Stephens, Bird & Bird LLP, London
Massimo Sterpi, Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners, Rome
Tryn T. Stimart, Gibbons P.C., New York
James K. Stronski, Crowell & Moring LLP, New York
Steven Tepp, President & CEO, Sentinel Worldwide, Washington, D.C.
Dr. Tobias Timmann, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP, Düsseldorf
Andrew Trask, Williams & Connolly LLP, Washington, D.C.
Steven R. Trybus, Jenner & Block LLP, Chicago
Marleen H.J. van den Horst, BarentsKrans, The Hague
Ron Vogel, Fish & Richardson P.C., New York
Wolrad Prinz zu Waldeck und Pyrmont, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP, Düsseldorf
Cheryl Wang, Counsel, David Yurman Enterprises LLC, New York
Justin Watts, WilmerHale LLP, London
Chomwan Weeraworawit, Vice President, Brand Creative, The Standard Hotels, Bangkok
Laura Whiting, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP, London
Mary W.S. Wong, Vice President, Strategic Community Operations, Planning & Engagement, Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), Los Angeles
Bryan Zielinski, Chief Patent Counsel, Pfizer Inc, New York