Conference Faculty list as of March 25, 2021

JUDICIARY:

Rt. Hon. Sir Richard D. Arnold, UK Court of Appeal, London
Hon. Dr. Annabelle Bennett AO SC, Chancellor, Bond University, Robina; 5 Wentworth, Sydney
Rt. Hon. Sir Colin Birss, UK Court of Appeal, London
Hon. Stephen Carey George Burley SC, Federal Court of Australia, Sydney
Hon. Paolo Catallozzi, Supreme Court of Italy, Rome
Hon. Jennifer Choe-Groves, U.S. Court of International Trade, New York
Rt. Hon. Lord Christopher Floyd, Former Lord Justice of Appeal of the Court of Appeal, London
Hon. Dr. Klaus Grabinski, Federal Court of Justice, Karlsruhe
Rt. Hon. Prof. Lord Hoffmann, Former Second Senior Lord of Appeal in Ordinary; Queen Mary University of London, London
Rt. Hon. Prof. Sir Robin Jacob, Former Lord Justice of Appeal of the Court of Appeal, London; Faculty of Laws, University College London, London
Carl Josefsson, President of the Boards of Appeal, European Patent Office, Haar
Hon. Rian Kalden, Court of Appeal of the The Hague, The Hague
Hon F. Scott Kieff, Former Commissioner, U.S. International Trade Commission; Kieff Strategies LLC, Washington D.C.
Hon. Kathleen M. O’Malley, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, Washington, D.C.
Hon. Paul R. Michel, Former Chief Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, Washington, D.C.
Hon. Pauline Newman, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, Washington, D.C.

GOVERNMENT:

Nicholas Bartelt, Attorney Adviser, U.S. Copyright Office, Washington, D.C.
António Campinos, President, European Patent Office (EPO), Munich
David O. Carson, Senior Counsel and Head of Copyright Policy Team, Office for Policy and International Affairs, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Alexandria
Marco Giorello, Head of Unit I2 – Copyright, DG CONNECT, European Commission, Brussels
Gordon Humphreys, Chairperson of the Fifth Board of Appeal, European Union Intellectual Property Office, Alicante
Kamil Kiljanski, European Commission, Brussels
Milan Kristof, Référendaire, Court of Justice for the European Union, Luxembourg
Paul Maier, Director of EU Observatory on Infringements of IP Rights, European Union Intellectual Property Office, Alicante
Stevan D. Mitchell, Office of Intellectual Property Rights, International Trade Administration, Washington, D.C
Shira Perlmutter, Register of Copyrights and Director of the U.S. Copyright Office, Washington, D.C.
Heli Pihlajamaa, Director Patent Law, European Patent Office, Munich
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
Steven J. Shapiro, C-12 Squad Supervisor, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), New York
Regan A. Smith, General Counsel and Associate Register of Copyrights, U.S. Copyright Office, Washington, D.C.
Maria Strong, Associate Register of Copyrights and Director of Policy and International Affairs, U.S. Copyright Office, Washington, D.C.
Daren Tang, Director General, World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), Geneva
Antony S. Taubman, Director, Government Procurement and Competition Division, World Trade Organization, Geneva
Michele Woods, Director, Copyright Law Division, World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), Geneva
Elaine Wu, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Alexandria

ACADEMICS:

Prof. Martin J. Adelman, The George Washington University Law School, Washington, D.C
Prof. Sandra Aistars, Center for the Protection of Intellectual Property (CPIP), Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University, Arlington
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, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Prof. Mark Cohen, University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, Berkeley
Prof. Courtney Cox, Fordham University School of Law, New York
Prof. Jane C. Ginsburg, Columbia Law School, New York
Prof. Dr. Maximilian Haedicke, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Freiburg
Prof. Hugh C. Hansen, Fordham University School of Law, New York
Prof. Justin Hughes, Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
Prof. Janet Freilich, Fordham University School of Law, New York
Prof. William E. Kovacic, The George Washington University Law School, Washington, D.C.
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, Director, The Center for Intellectual Property, Information & Privacy Law, The John Marshall Law School, Chicago
Prof. Giuseppe Mazziotti, Trinity College, Dublin
Prof. Adam Mossoff, George Mason University, Antonin Scalia Law School, Arlington
Prof. Thomas B. Nachbar, University of Virginia, School of Law, Charlottesville
Prof. Ralph Oman, The George Washington University Law School, Washington, D.C.
Julia Reda, Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University, Cambridge
Prof. Dr. Eleonora Rosati, Stockholm University, Stockholm; Bird & Bird LLP, Milan; IPKat, London
Prof. Sharon K. Sandeen, Mitchell Hamline School of Law, Saint Paul
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
Dr. Thibault Schrepel, Utrecht University, Utrecht; Stanford University’s CodeX Center, Stanford
Prof. Sepehr Shahshahani, Fordham University School of Law, New York
Christine Storry, Grad.Dip.IP Law (pending), University of Melbourne, Melbourne
Prof. Dr. Guan H. Tang, Queen Mary University of London, London
Prof. John R. Thomas, Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, D.C.
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
Prof. Dr. Angela Zhang, University of Hong Kong, Faculty of Law, Hong Kong

 

PRIVATE SECTOR:

Daniel J. Abowd, Vice President/General Manager, The Royalty Network, Inc., New York
Kenneth R. Adamo, Law Office of KRAdamo, Chicago
George E. Badenoch, Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, New York
Ian C. Ballon, Greenberg Traurig LLP, Palo Alto
Jonathan Band, Jonathan Band PLLC, Washington D.C.
Daniel R. Bereskin, Bereskin & Parr LLP, Toronto
Magdalena Berger, Curi Platz LLP, New York; Affiliated Fellow, Emily C. and John E. Hansen Intellectual Property Institute, New York
Robert J. Bernstein, Law Office of Robert J. Bernstein, New York
Anne-Charlotte Le Bihan, Bird & Bird LLP, Paris
Dr. Shlomo Cohen, Dr. Shlomo Cohen & Co., Bnei Brak, Israel
Trevor Cook, WilmerHale, New York
Brian Cordery, Bristows LLP, London
Dirk Bühler, Maiwald Patentanwalts- und Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH, Munich
Victoria A. Cundiff, Paul Hastings LLP, New York
Gareth Dickson, Taylor Vinters, Cambridge
Ronald E. Dimock, Gowling WLG, Toronto
Allen Dixon, Director, Ideas Matter, London
Dimitrios Drivas, White & Case LLP, New York
Anderson J. Duff, Hogan Duff, LLP, New York
Daan G. Erikson, Husch Blackwell LLP, Chicago
Dr. Ursula Feindor-Schmidt, Lausen Rechtsanwälte, Munich
Judith Finell, Judith Finell MusicServices Inc., Marina Del Rey
Michael Fischer, Venner Shipley LLP, Munich
Gustavo de Freitas Morais, Dannemann Siemsen Bigler & Ipanema Moreira, São Paulo
Jill (Yijun) Ge, Allen & Overy LLP, Shanghai
Steven Geiszler, U.S. Chief Intellectual Property Litigation Counsel, Huawei Technologies, USA, Inc., Plano
Damien Geradin, Geradin Partners, Brussels
Penny Gilbert, Powell Gilbert LLP, London
Mitch Glazier, Chairman and CEO, Recording Industry Association of America, Washington, D.C.
Prof. Dr. Heinz Goddar, Boehmert & Boehmert, Munich
Nicholas P. Groombridge, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP, New York
Dr. Tobias Hahn, HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER, Düsseldorf
Jeffery A. Handelman, Brinks, Gilson & Lione, Chicago
Renata B. Hesse, Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, Washington D.C.
Dr. Simon Holzer, Meyerlustenberger Lachenal AG, Zurich
Adrian Howes, Head of IP and Standards, IP Regulatory Affairs, Nokia, London
Dr. Aloys HüttermannMichalski Hüttermann & Partner, Düsseldorf
Dr. Myles Jelf, Bristows LLP, London
He Jing, Gen Law Firm, Beijing
Oliver Jan Jüngst, Bird & Bird LLP, Düsseldorf
David J. Kappos, Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP, New York
Shimako Kato, Abe, Ikubo & Katayama, Tokyo
Umair Kazi, Director of Advocacy and Policy, The Authors Guild, New York
Ari Laakkonen, Powell Gilbert LLP, London
Carlo Scollo Lavizzari, Lenz Caemmerer, Basel
Gerald M. Levine, Levine Samuel, LLP, New York
John Lee, Gilbert + Tobin, Sydney
Otto Licks, Licks Attorneys, Rio de Janeiro
Steven Lieberman, Rothwell, Figg, Ernst & Manbeck, P.C., Washington, D.C.
Jan-Diederik Lindemans, Crowell & Moring LLP, Brussels
James Love, Knowledge Ecology International, Washington, D.C.
Kevin Madigan, Copyright Alliance, Washington D.C.
Patricia A. Martone, NYU Law Engelberg Center on Innovation Law & Policy, New York
Jennifer McDowell, Director, Government Relations, International Trademark Association (INTA), Washington, D.C.
Stanford McCoy, President & Managing Director, Motion Picture Association EMEA, Brussels
Kevin J. McGough, IP Legal, Takeda, Lexington, Massachusetts
Miquel Montañá, Clifford Chance S.L., Barcelona
Christina Münter, Trademark Attorney Europe, Takeda, Glattpark/Opfikon, Switzerland
Marjan Noor, Allen & Overy LLP, London
Prof. Dr. Jan Bernd Nordemann, Nordemann Czychowski & Partner Rechtsanwältinnen und Rechtsanwälte mbB, Berlin
Dr. Anke Nordemann-Schiffel, Nordemann Czychowski & Partner Rechtsanwältinnen und Rechtsanwälte mbB, Berlin
James Nurton, Lextel Partners; IP Writer/Editor, London
Brian H. Pandya, Duane Morris LLP, Washington
William F. Patry, Senior Copyright Counsel, Google, New York
John B. Pegram
, Fish & Richardson P.C., New York
Richard Pfohl, CONNECT Music Licensing, Toronto
Dr. Melissa Pittaoulis, Associate Director, NERA Economic Consulting, Philadelphia
David Por, Allen & Overy LLP, Paris
Fiona Phillips, Fiona Phillips Law, Sydney
Lauri Rechardt, Chief Legal Officer, International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI), London
John Richards, Ladas & Parry LLP, New York
Abigail A. Rives, Intellectual Property Counsel, Engine, Washington, D.C.
Prof. Dr. Peter Ruess, International School of Management, Frankfurt; ARNOLD RUESS Rechtsanwälte Partnerschaft mbB, Düsseldorf
Etienne Sanz de Acedo, CEO, International Trademark Association (INTA), New York
Brian Scarpelli, ACT | The App Association, Washington, D.C.
Sven Schonhofen, Reed Smith LLP, Munich; Affiliated Fellow, Emily C. and John E. Hansen Intellectual Property Institute, New York
Cordula Schumacher, ARNOLD RUESS Rechtsanwälte Partnerschaft mbB, Düsseldorf
Ted Shapiro, Wiggin LLP, Brussels
Laura Sheridan, Senior Patent Counsel, Google, New York
Joshua L. Simmons, Kirkland & Ellis LLP, New York
Charlotte Slaiman, Competition Policy Director, Public Knowledge, Washington D.C
Joel Smith, Herbert Smith Freehills LLP, London
David Stone, Allen & Overy LLP, London
Steven Tepp, President & CEO, Sentinel Worldwide, Washington D.C.; Professorial Lecturer, George Washington University Law School, Washington D.C.
Dr. Tobias Timmann, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP, Düsseldorf
John Todaro, Executive Director, Intellectual Property Group, Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, New Jersey
Alexander Tsoutsanis, DLA Piper Nederland N.V., Amsterdam
Dr. Ralf Uhrich, Patent Litigation Counsel, Google, Munich
Marleen H.S. van de Horst, BarentsKrans, The Hague
Wolrad Prinz zu Waldeck und Pyrmont, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP, Düsseldorf
Annsley Merelle Ward, WilmerHale LLP, London
Michael Williams
, Gilbert + Tobin, Sydney
Boya Yin, Lung Tin Intellectual Property Agent Ltd., Beijing

 

 

 

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