On Friday, November 8, 2013, the Fordham Intellectual Property, Media, and Entertainment Law Journal (IPLJ), in conjunction with the Fordham Intellectual Property Law Institute, presented a series of panel discussions on recent developments across IP practice areas at Fordham Law School Lincoln Center, McNally Amphitheatre.

 

AGENDA
08:30 – 09:15 a.m.
Registration and Continental breakfast

09:15 – 09:30 a.m.
Welcome and Introductions

09:30 – 11:00 a.m.
Actavis, Monsanto & Myriad : the Opinions, the Supreme Court and What the Future may Hold

(http://www.fordhamiplj.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/Patent-panel.pdf)

Moderator:
John Richards, Ladas & Parry LLP, New York

Speakers:
Steven J. Lee, Kenyon & Kenyon LLP, New York
Prof. Daryl Lim, The John Marshall Law School
Prof. John R. Thomas, Georgetown University Law Center

Panelist:
Nicholas P. Groombridge, Paul Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP, New York

11:00 – 11:30 a.m.
Break and Light Refreshments

11:30 – 01:00 p.m.
Recent Developments in U.S. Trademark Law: the Courts, the TTAB and the USPTO

(http://www.fordhamiplj.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/Recent-Developments-in-US-Trademark-Law.pdf)

Moderator:
Eric A. Prager, K&L Gates LLP, New York

Speakers:
Deborah S. Cohn, United States Patent & Trademark Office
Jeffery Handelman, Brinks, Hofer, Gilson & Lione LLP, Chicago
Martin Schwimmer, Leason Ellis LLP, White Plains

Panelist:
Anderson J. Duff, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks LLP, Boston

01:00 – 02:30 p.m.
Luncheon

02:30 – 04:00 p.m.
Key Cases in Copyright: Transformative Use and the Defense of Laches

(http://www.fordhamiplj.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/Copyright-Panel.pdf)

Moderator:
Zachary A. Slates, Assistant Director, Fordham Intellectual Property Law Institute

Speakers:
Daniel J. Brooks, Schnader, Harrison, Segal & Lewis LLP, New York
Prof. Hugh C. Hansen, Fordham Intellectual Property Law Institute
Kim J. Landsman, Golenbock Eiseman Assor Bell & Peskoe LLP, New York
Thomas Kjellberg, Cowan Liebowitz & Latman LLP

Panelists:
TBA

4:00 – 6:00pm
Reception

 

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