Papers and Presentations
SESSION 1: PLENARY SESSIONS
1A. GOVERNMENT LEADERS’ PERSPECTIVES ON IP
1B. KEY CURRENT IP ISSUES: REFLECTIONS & ANALYSIS
Richard D. Arnold, UK Court of Appeal, London, Legally Enforceable Global Arbitration of SEP/FRAND Disputes (View PowerPoint)
1C. VIEWS FROM THE JUDICIARY
Peter Charleton, The Supreme Court, Dublin, Ireland, Extending patent protection in the EU by administrative action: or is it something more?
SESSION 2: PATENT LAW
2A. UNIFIED PATENT COURT
Klaus Grabinski, Federal Court of Justice, Karlsruhe, The UPC Is Coming – Outline and Update
Aloys Hüttermann, Michalski, Hüttermann & Partner, Düsseldorf, Keeping the Cake and Eating It When Opting out at the UPC? – The Hüttermann-Gambit
2B. PATENTS AND PUBLIC HEALTH
2C. U.S. PATENT DEVELOPMENTS
Nicholas P. Groombridge, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP, New York, US Patent Developments
Nicholas P. Groombridge, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP, New York, Standing Order Regarding Third-Party Litigation Funding Arrangements
SESSION 3: COPYRIGHT LAW & CONCURRENT SESSION
3A. EU COPYRIGHT DEVELOPMENTS
3B. ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE
3C. COPYRIGHT POTPOURRI
Mehdi Ansari, Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, New York, Emerging Trends in NFTs
SESSION 4: TRADEMARK LAW
4A. EU TRADEMARK LAW DEVELOPMENTS
Joel Smith, Hogan Lovells International LLP, London, Bad Faith – Why Sky v. SkyKick Is a Peculiarly British Challenge?
Paolo Catallozzi, Supreme Court of Italy, Rome, Public Order and Morality as Ground of Trademark Registration Refusal in the EU and Freedom of Expression: Where Are We Going?
4B. THE FUNCTIONALITY DOCTRINE IN DISARRAY?
Mark A. Lemley, Stanford Law School, Stanford, The Functionality Doctrine under US Law
4C. IS THE LIKELIHOOD OF CONFUSION TEST GETTING OUT OF HAND?
Daniel R. Bereskin, Bereskin & Parr LLP, Toronto, Likelihood of confusion: the irrational basis of trade mark protection
Jeffery A. Handelman, Crowell & Moring LLP, Chicago, Is the Likelihood of Confusion Test Getting Out of Hand?
KICKOFF SESSION: WHAT WILL CHINA’S IP SYSTEM LOOK LIKE IN 5 YEARS?
SESSION 5: PATENT LAW
5A. PATENT PROSECUTION AND LITIGATION
Kenneth R. Adamo, Law Office of KRAdamo, Chicago, Is It Possible to Steer Your US Litigation Towards a Particular Court, Judge and/or Jury?
5B. PATENT POTPOURRI
Sepehr Shahshahani, Fordham University School of Law, New York, Measuring Follow-On Innovation
Ari Laakkonen, Powell Gilbert LLP, London, UK Infringement by Equivalents: The Role of Formstein
Michael Williams, Gilbert + Tobin, Sydney, Implied Licenses Exhausted Under Australian Patent Law: Assessing the Impact of the Adoption of Exhaustion on First Sale
5C. INTERNATIONAL PATENT DEVELOPMENTS
Peter Charleton, The Supreme Court, Dublin, Ireland, Supplementary Protection Certificates – Extending Patent Protection in the EU by Administrative Action: Or Is it Something More?
Brian Cordery, Bristows LLP, London, Plausibility and Undue Burden – The Fibrogen v Akebia Ruling
Heinz Goddar/Melanie Müller, Boehmert & Boehmert, Munich, 2nd German Patent Modernization Act – On the Way to E-Bay-Scenario in Germany
Adam Mossoff, Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University, Arlington, Leviathan and Innovation: The Administrative State Assimilates the Patent System
Patricia A. Martone, NYU Law Engelberg Center on Innovation Law & Policy, New York, The USPTO’s Resistance to Following the Arthrex Decision Imperils the Constitutionality of All AIA Review Decisions
SESSION 6: COPYRIGHT LAW & COMPETITION LAW
6A. FAIR USE
Daan G. Erikson, Husch Blackwell LLP, Chicago, Fair Use After Google v. Oracle
6B. COPYRIGHT PROTECTIONS FOR PUBLISHERS
Jorge L. Contreras, The University of Utah, College of Law, Salt Lake City, Anti-Suit Injunctions and Jurisdictional Competition in Global FRAND Litigation: The Case for Judicial Restraint
6D. U.S. COPYRIGHT DEVELOPMENTS
David O. Carson, Copyright Claims Officer, U.S. Copyright Office, Washington, D.C., Copyright Claims Board
SESSION 7: COMPETITION, TWO CONCURRENT SESSIONS & TRADEMARK LAW
7A. ANTITRUST: DEVELOPMENTS AND TRENDS
Eleonor M. Fox, New York University, New York, The Decline, Fall, and Renewal of U.S. Leadership
In Antitrust Law and Policy
7B. MULTILATERAL DEVELOPMENTS
7C. TRADE SECRETS
Camilla Alexandra Hrdy, University of Akron, School of Law, Akron, The Value in Secrecy
Max Haedicke, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Freiburg, Protection of Trade Secrets in German Patent Litigation
James Pooley, James Pooley, A Professional Law Corporation, Menlo Park, California, Compliance With the “Reasonable Efforts” Element of Trade Secrecy
7D. U.S. TRADEMARK LAW DEVELOPMENTS
Marshall Leaffer, Maurer School of Law, University of Indiana, Bloomington, US Trademark Case Law Update, Including the Status of the Well-Known Marks Doctrine in the US
Gerald M. Levine, Levine Samuel LLP, New York, Reclaiming Stolen Domain Names under the Anti-Cybersquatting Consumer Protection Act