JUDICIARY: 

Hon. Richard Arnold, UK Court of Appeal, London

Hon. Edger F. Brinkman, Unified Patent Court, Local Division, The Hague; Court of The Hague, The Hague

Hon. Peter Charleton, The Supreme Court, Dublin

Denny Chin, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, New York

Hon. Dr. Klaus Grabinski, President, Unified Patent Court, Court of Appeal, Luxembourg

Hon. Dr. Maximilian Haedicke, Professor, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Freiburg; Designated Judge, Unified Patent Court, Central Division, Paris

Carl Josefsson, President, Boards of Appeal of the European Patent Office (EPO), Haar

Hon. F. Scott Kieff, Former Commissioner, U.S. International Trade Commission; Fred C. Stevenson Research Professor, George Washington Law School, Washington D.C.; Founder, Kieff Strategies LLC, Washington, D.C

Hon. Thomas Koch, German Federal Supreme Court (Bundesgerichtshof), Karlsruhe

Hon. Richard D. Meade, UK High Court, Chancery Division, London

Hon. James Mellor, UK High Court, Chancery Division, London

Rt. Hon. Paul R. Michel, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, Washington, D.C. (retired)

Hon. Pauline Newman, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, Washington, D.C.

Gerard F. Rogers, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), Alexandria (Invited)

Hon. Jiyoung Yi, IP High Court, South Korea

 

GOVERNMENT: 

Nicholas R. Bartelt, Attorney-Adviser, U.S. Copyright Office, Washington, D.C.

David O. Carson, Copyright Claims Officer, U.S. Copyright Office, Washington, D.C.

Charles R. Eloshway, Deputy Director, Office of Intellectual Property Policy & Enforcement, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), Alexandria (Invited)

Gordon Humphreys, Chairperson of the Fifth Board of Appeal, European Union Intellectual  Patent and Trademark Office, Alicante

Milan Kristof, Référendaire, European Court of Justice, Luxembourg

Paul Maier, Former Director of the European Observatory on Infringement of IPRs, Valencia

Maria Martin-Prat, Deputy Director, Directorate-General for Trade, European Commission, Brussels

Shira Perlmutter, Register of Copyrights and Director of the U.S. Copyright Office, Washington, D.C. 

Jerker Rydén, Senior Legal Advisor, National Library of Sweden, Stockholm 

Antony S. Taubman, Director, Intellectual Property Division, Government Procurement and Competition Division, World Trade Organization (WTO), Geneva (Invited)

Alaina van Horn, Chief, Intellectual Property Enforcement Branch of U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Washington, D.C. 

Michele Woods, Director, Copyright Law Division, World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), Geneva

 

ACADEMICS: 

Prof. Martin J. Adelman, Professor Emeritus of Intellectual Property and Technology Law; Co-Director of the Intellectual Property Law Program and Dean Dinwoodey Center for Intellectual Property Studies, George Washington University Law School, Washington, D.C.

Prof. Sandra Aistars, Director, Arts & Entertainment Advocacy Clinic; Senior Scholar & Fellow, Copyright Research & Policy Center for Intellectual Property x Innovation Policy (C-IP2), Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University, Arlington

Prof. Irene Calboli, Texas A&M University School of Law, Fort Worth

Prof. Roya Ghafele, Brunel University London, Oxford University, London; OxFirst Ltd, Oxford

Prof. Jane C. Ginsburg, Professor of Literary and Artistic Property Law, Columbia Law School, New York

Prof. Michael Goodyear, New York University Law School, New York 

Prof. Hugh C. Hansen, Director, Emily C. and John E. Hansen Intellectual Property Institute, New York; Emeritus Professor of Intellectual Property Law, Fordham University School of Law, New York

Prof. Yuan Hao, Senior Fellow, Berkeley Center for Law & Technology, Berkeley

Prof. Justin Hughes, Professor of Law, Loyola Law School, Los Angeles 

Prof. William Kovacic, Global Competition Professor of Law and Policy; Professor of Law; Director, Competition Law Center, The George Washington University Law School, Washington, D.C.

Prof. Marshall Leaffer, Professor of Intellectual Property Law, Maurer School of Law, Indiana University, Bloomington

Prof. Daryl Lim, Penn State Dickinson Law, Carlisle; Microsoft Professorial Fellow, Emily C. and John E. Hansen Intellectual Property Institute, New York

Prof. Patricia A. Martone, Affiliate Fellow, NYU Law Engelberg Center on Innovation Law & Policy, New York

Prof. Giuseppe Mazziotti, Católica Global School of Law, Lisbon

Prof. Sari Mazzurco, Ph.D. in Law Candidate and Resident Fellow of the Information Society Project, Yale Law School, New Haven

Prof. Eleonora Rosati, Professor of Intellectual Property Law, Stockholm University, Stockholm; Of Counsel, Bird & Bird LLP, Milan; IPKat, London

Prof. Susan Scafidi, Academic Director, Fashion Law Institute, Fordham University School of Law, New York 

Prof. Jay Thomas, Georgetown University, Washington D.C. 

Prof. Shlomit Yanisky-Ravid, ONO Academic Law School, Israel; Visiting Professor, Fordham University School of Law, New York; Fellow, Yale Law School, Information Society Project (ISP), New Haven

Prof. Peter K. Yu, Regents Professor of Law and Communication, Director of Center for Law and Intellectual Property, Texas A&M University School of Law, Fort Worth

 

PRIVATE SECTOR:

Carlos Aboim, Licks Advogados, Rio de Janeiro 

Kenneth R. Adamo, Law Office of KRAdamo, Chicago

Robert Arcamona, META, New York

Matthew D. Asbell, Lippes Mathias LLP, New York

George E. Badenoch, Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, New York

Douglas Berman, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP, New York

Koen Bijvank, Brinkhof, Amsterdam

Dr. Thies Bösling, boesling IP, Hamburg

James M. Bollinger, McCarter & English LLP, Stamford

Andrew Bowler, Bristows LLP, London

Mary Kate Brennan, Dentons, New York

Alex Calver, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP, London

Lauren Chamblee, Microsoft, Washington D.C.

Trevor Cook, Bird & Bird LLP, London

Christopher P. Davis, Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP, New York

Sari Depreeuw, Crowell & Moring LLP, Brussels

Gareth Dickson, Mishcon de Reya LLP, London

Anderson Duff, Hogan Duff, Boston 

Daan G. Erikson, Husch Blackwell LLP, Boston

Dr. Ursula Feindor-Schmidt, Lausen Rechtsanwälte, Munich

Laura Fresco, HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER, Amsterdam

Michael Fricklas, Advance Publications, New York

Yijun (Jill) Ge, Allen & Overy LLP, Shanghai

Penny Gilbert, Powell Gilbert LLP, London (Invited)

Prof. Dr. Heinz Goddar, Boehmert & Boehmert, Munich

Brian W. Gray, Brian Gray Law, Toronto

Nicholas P. Groombridge, Groombridge, Wu, Baughman & Stone LLP, New York

Dustin F. Guzior, Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, New York 

Jeff Handelman, Crowell & Moring LLP, Chicago

Simon Holzer, Meyerlustenberger Lachenal AG, Zurich

Adrian Howes, Nokia, London

Dr. Aloys Hüttermann, Michalski, Hüttermann & Partner, Düsseldorf

Dr. Ole Jani, CMS Germany, Berlin

Dr. Myles Jelf, Bristows LLP, London

Menachem Kaplan, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP, New York

David J. Kappos, Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP, New York

Shimako Kato, Abe, Ikuno & Katayama Law Firm, Tokyo

Ute Kilger, Boehmert & Boehmert, Berlin 

Ari Laakkonen, Powell Gilbert LLP, London

John Lee, Gilbert + Tobin, Sydney

Gerald M. Levine, Levine Samuel LLP, New York

James Love, Director, Knowledge Ecology International, Washington, D.C.

Michael Maier, Nordemann, Berlin

John Maltbie, Louis Vuitton North America, Inc., New York (Invited)

Dean Marks, Emeritus Director and Legal Counsel, Coalition for Online Accountability, Los Angeles

Sarah Matz, Adelman Matz P.C., New York

Stan McCoy, Motion Picture Association EMEA, Brussels 

Kevin McGough, BioNTech US Inc., Cambridge

Sanjaya Mendis, McCarthy Tétrault LLP, Toronto

Annsley Merelle Ward, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP, London; IPKat, London; Chair, London Chapter of ChIPs Network, London

Melanie Müller, Boehmert & Boehmert, Bremen

Rachel Mumby, Bristows LLP, London

Priya Nair, ACT – The App Association, Washington D.C.

Georges Nahitchevansky, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP, New York

Jan Bernd Nordemann, Nordemann, Berlin 

James Nurton, IP Writer/Editor, London

Kristen O’Shaughnessy, White & Case LLP, New York 

Nahoko Ono, Lerner David, Cranford, New Jersey

Kate Patton, Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz PC, New York

Thomas D. Pease, Greenberg Traurig LLP, New York

John B. Pegram, Fish & Richardson P.C., New York 

David Por, Allen & Overy LLP, Paris

Eric Prager, Venable LLP, New York

Carey R. Ramos, Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP, New York

John Richards, Ladas & Parry LLP, New York

Catherine Rowland, Copyright Clearance Center, Washington D.C.

Peter Ruess, ARNOLD RUESS Rechtsanwälte Partnerschaft mbB, Düsseldorf

Jeremy T. Saks, Fish & Richardson P.C., New York 

Joel Schmidt, Cowan, Liebowitz & Latman, P.C., New York

Kai Schmidt-Hern, Lubberger Lehment, Berlin

Cordula Schumacher, ARNOLD RUESS Rechtsanwälte Partnerschaft mbB, Düsseldorf

Maria A. Scungio, Cowan, Liebowitz & Latman, P.C., New York

Toby Sears, CMS United Kingdom, London

Marie Sellier, Vivendi, Paris

Ted Shapiro, Wiggin LLP, Brussels 

Laura Sheridan, Google, New York 

Jenny Simmons, International Trademark Association, Alexandria

Joshua L. Simmons, Kirkland & Ellis LLP, New York
P. McCoy Smith, Lex Pan Law, Portland 
Regan Smith, News/Media Alliance, Washington, D.C. 

Massimo Sterpi, Gianni & Origoni, Rome

David Stone, Allen & Overy LLP, London

Christopher Stothers, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP, London

Dr. Tobias Timmann, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP, Düsseldorf

John Todaro, Merck & Co., Inc., New Jersey

Dr. Marcus von Welser, Vossius & Partner, Munich 

Wolrad Prinz zu Waldeck und Pyrmont, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP, Düsseldorf

Justin Watts, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP, London

Laura Whiting, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP, London

Sarah Wright, CMS United Kingdom, London

Claire Xie NERA Economic Consulting, Washington D.C.

Christine Yiu, Bird & Bird LLP, Shanghai

Fordham IP Institute