TRIPS Symposium 2011 - Schedule

The TRIPS Agreement and the Global Integration of IP Law:

Convergence or Controversy?

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Time Panels: Topics Speakers
8:30-9:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast and Registration

 

9:00-9:15 a.m. Welcoming Remarks

Randy Berholtz

Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Apricus Biosciences, Inc., and Adjunct Professor, Thomas Jefferson School of Law

Rudolph Hasl

Dean, Thomas Jefferson School of Law

Susan Tiefenbrun

Professor, Director of Center for Global Legal Studies, Thomas Jefferson School of Law

Julie Cromer Young

Professor, Director of Center for Law and Intellectual Property, Thomas Jefferson School of Law

9:15-9:20 a.m. TJSL Intellectual Property Fellows Program

Introducer: Eric Bernsen

Recognition of Intellectual Property Fellows and Awards

9:20-10:35 a.m.

 

Sponsored by Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.

Panel 1: Overview of International IP Enforcement

Jennifer McCollough

Introducer, IP Fellow, Lt., U.S. Navy

Julie Cromer-Young

Moderator, Professor, Thomas Jefferson School of Law

History of the TRIPS Agreement and the International Protection of Intellectual Property

Claire Wright

Professor, Thomas Jefferson School of Law

Developed Country Perspective

Talivaldis Cepuritis

Partner, Olson & Cepuritis, Ltd., Chicago, IL

BRIC and Developing Country Perspectives

Edward Lee

Professor, Chicago-Kent School of Law

10:35-10:45 a.m. Break Raffle

10:45-12:00 p.m.

 

Sponsored by Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

Panel 2: TRIPS and Patent Enforcement

Michael Huynh

Introducer, IP Fellow

Brenda Simon

Moderator, Professor, Thomas Jefferson School of Law

Introduction

Marketa Trimble

Professor, University Of Nevada, Las Vegas

Developed Country Perspective

Peter Munson

Partner, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

BRIC Country Perspective

Peng Chen

Partner, Morrison & Foerster

Developing Country Perspective

Michael Wise

Partner, Perkins Coie

12:00-1:30 p.m.

 

Sponsored by Morrison & Forester

Lunch and Keynote Address

Claire Wright

Introducer, Professor, Thomas Jefferson School of Law

TRIPS Enforcement in the 21st Century

Tim Reif

General Counsel, Office of the U.S. Trade Representative

1:30-1:40 p.m. Break Raffle

1:40-3:45 p.m.

 

Sponsored by Foley & Lardner LLP

Panel 3: TRIPS and the Enforcement of Soft IP —Trademarks and Copyrights

Man Huynh | Brian Link

Introducers, IP Fellows

K. J. Greene

Moderator, Professor, Thomas Jefferson School of Law

Introduction

Jared Jussim

Executive Vice-President (IP Department), Deputy General Counsel, Sony Pictures
Entertainment

Developed Country Perspective

Miriam Claire Beezy

Partner, Foley & Lardner LLP

BRIC Country Perspective

Shantanu Basu

Partner, Eckman Basu LLP

Developing Country Perspective

Xuan-Thao Nguyen

Professor, SMU Dedman School of Law

3:45-4:00 p.m. Closing Remarks

Randy Berholtz

Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Apricus Biosciences, Inc., and Adjunct Professor, Thomas Jefferson School of Law

4:00-5:00 p.m. Informal Reception