Theme: Adapting IP in the Evolving Innovative Landscape

Day 1 : 24 September 2019

08:00 AM – 09:00 AM : Registration & Morning Refreshment

09:00 AM – 09:15 AM : Welcome Note

09:15 AM-10:30 AM : Plenary Session :IP Litigation developments in Emerging Markets

Moderator : Lan Li, Partner, AnJie Law Firm, China

Adarsh Ramanujan

Adarsh Ramanujan

Independent Counsel

India

Sujata Chaudhri

Sujata Chaudhri

Founder and Owner at Sujata Chaudhri IP Attorneys

India

Yelitza Dunham

Yelitza Dunham

Insurance Recovery Partner at Winston & Strawn LLP

USA

Justin Krieger

Justin Krieger

Partner at Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP

USA

10:30 AM – 10:45 AM : Coffee Networking Break

10:45 AM – 12:00 Noon : Session 1: Artificial intelligence in patent prosecution strategy

Moderator : WinSlow Taub, Partner, Covington & Burling LLP , USA

Ash Zahr

Ash Zahr

Technology Counsel, at General Motors

USA

Chen Gu

Chen Gu

Head of IP Legal, Lime

USA

John Leeming

John Leeming

Partner at J A KEMP

United Kingdom

Ryan N. Phelan

Ryan N. Phelan

Partner at Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP

USA

George Koomullil

George Koomullil

Founder and CEO of Relecura Inc.

USA

12:00 Noon – 01:15 PM : Session 2: IP protection in the era of open source and multi-cloud

Moderator: Mirko Schacht, Patent Attorney, 2SPL Patentanwälte, Germany

Dr. Hongming Liu

Dr. Hongming Liu

Senior IP Counsel, Tencent America

USA

Steve Bachmann

Steve Bachmann

Founder and President, Bachmann Law Group

USA

Libby Toub

Libby Toub

Senior IP & Licensing Counsel, formerly at Apple

USA

Sai Pidatala

Sai Pidatala

Senior Counsel at Seyfarth Shaw LLP

USA

01:15 PM – 01:25 PM : Group Photo
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01:25 PM – 02:25 PM : Lunch Networking Break

02:25 PM – 03:40 PM : Session 3: Trademark squatting : Protecting Trademark across borders

Moderator: David Schnurr, Partner at Miller Thomson LLP, Canada

John Moetteli

John Moetteli

Managing Attorney, Da Vinci Partners LLC

Switzerland

Sushila Chanana

Sushila Chanana

Special Counsel at Farella Braun + Martel

USA

Victoria Soldatova

Victoria Soldatova

Partner, Head of Trademark Department, IPR Group

Ukraine

Hongtao Wang

Hongtao Wang

Partner at Beyond Attorneys at Law

USA

Diane Gabl Kratz

Diane Gabl Kratz

Senior Intellectual Property Counsel at Seagate Technology

USA

03:40 PM – 04:50 PM : Session 4 : IP Valuation: Methods & Levels of Evaluation

Moderator: Harmony N. Oswald, Founder and CEO, Legalucy, Inc., USA

Mark Kroot

Mark Kroot

Director of Patent Strategy at TiVo

USA

Brian Hinman

Brian Hinman

Chief Commercial Officer and Head of EMEA at Aon IP Solutions

USA

Soji John

Soji John

Senior Council at Western Digital Corporation

USA

Christopher K. Larus

Christopher K. Larus

Partner at Robins Kaplan LLP

USA

Robert DeWitty

Robert DeWitty

IP Attorney at DeWitty and Associates, CHTD

USA

04:50 AM – 05:00 AM : Coffee Networking Break

05:00 PM – 06:10 PM :Round Table Discussion Session 5: Patent strategies for high growth start-ups

Moderator: Priya Venkat, Deputy General Counsel, Ribbon Communications, USA

Alex C. Chen

Alex C. Chen

Associate General Counsel at Facebook

USA

Ilja Bedner

Ilja Bedner

VP of Licensing at LOT Network Inc.

USA

Lawrence J. Udell

Lawrence J. Udell

Founder/Chairman of the California Invention Center and Intellectual Property International LLC

USA

Kieran Williams

Kieran Williams

Principal & Patent Attorney, Shelston IP

Australia

Soody Tronson

Soody Tronson

Founding Managing Counsel at STLG

USA

Paul Liu

Paul Liu

Head of Intellectual Property, TuSimple,

USA

John Cabeca

John Cabeca

Director, United States Patent and Trademark Office

USA

06:10 PM – 06:40 PM : Workshop – IP Valuation

John Stattler

John Stattler

Attorney at Law Offices of John Stattler

USA

Masoud Vakili

Masoud Vakili

Founder - Valuation IP

USA

Day 2 : 25 September 2019

09:15 AM – 10:25 AM : Session 6: Monetization of IP Assets for Start-ups

Moderator: Sharmilla Bhima, Chairperson, Industrial Property Tribunal, Mauritius

Michael Kallus

Michael Kallus

Senior Investment Manager at Woodsford

USA

Tim Hirsch

Tim Hirsch

General Counsel at CaaStle

USA

Joan Wang

Joan Wang

Partner at Dentons

China

Alex Korzh

Alex Korzh

Legal Counsel at Workday Inc.

USA

Agathe Michel-de Cazotte

Agathe Michel-de Cazotte

Senior Associate, at Hogan Lovells

Germany

10:25 AM – 10:45 AM : Coffee Networking Break

10:45 AM – 11:55 AM : Session 7: Innovation and IP – Protecting Trade Secrets

Moderator: Hongtao Wang , Partner at Beyond Attorneys at Law, USA

Jonathan Liu

Jonathan Liu

Lead Patent Counsel at Facebook

USA

Cary Levitt

Cary Levitt

Chief Operating Officer at Dennemeyer & Co., LLC

USA

Brian Ferrall

Brian Ferrall

Partner at Keker, Van Nest & Peters

USA

David J. Friedman

David J. Friedman

Of Counsel at Riebling IP

USA

J. Baron Lesperance

J. Baron Lesperance

Of Counsel at Remenick PLLC

USA

11:55 AM – 01:05 PM : Session 8: IP challenges brought by 5G and IoT

Moderator : Edwin Kwon, CEO, TechSensia Consulting, USA

Michael Rueckheim

Michael Rueckheim

Partner at Winston & Strawn LLP

USA

James M. Hall

James M. Hall

CEO and Founder at Global GC

USA

George Koomullil

George Koomullil

Founder and CEO of Relecura Inc.

USA

Milena Sukovic

Milena Sukovic

Patent Attorney at Sukovic Law PC (start-ups) or XSensus.com (large clients)

USA

01:05 PM – 02:05 PM : Lunch Networking Break

02:05 PM – 03:15 PM : Session 9: Copyright & Trademark: New Age Strategies in the Digital Era

Moderator : Laura Berton, Partner,Technology, Outsourcing and Privacy , Fieldfisher, USA

 

Gary A. Hecker

Gary A. Hecker

Founder of The Hecker Law Group PLC

USA

Jenifer Wallis

Jenifer Wallis

Partner at Manning & Kass, Ellrod, Ramirez, and Trester, LLP

USA

JEFFERY A. HANDELMAN

JEFFERY A. HANDELMAN

Shareholder at Brinks Gilson & Lione

USA

Marcio Junqueira Leite

Marcio Junqueira Leite

Counsel, Intellectual Property at Pinheiro Neto Advogados

Brazil

Nigamnarayan Acharya

Nigamnarayan Acharya

Partner at Lewis Brisbois

USA

03:15 PM – 03:30 PM : Coffee Networking Break

03:30 PM – 04:10 PM : Session 10: IP and Trade: How IP Shapes the Structure of Global Value Chains

Moderator : Marcio Junqueira Leite, Counsel, Intellectual Property at Pinheiro Neto Advogados, Brazil

Brad Van Pelt

Brad Van Pelt

Attorney at Banner & Witcoff

USA

Dr. Rajeshkumar Acharya

Dr. Rajeshkumar Acharya

Proprietor, H K ACHARYA & COMPANY

India

04:10 PM – 04:25 PM : Closing Notes

Masoud Vakili
Masoud Vakili
Founder - Valuation IP
Profile Summary Dr. Masoud Vakili is currently serving as Director at International Intellectual Property Law ...

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