8:45 am
  • Hear from the USPTO on recent developments in patent, trademark, and copyright protection
  • Discuss efforts to promote innovation
  • Learn about recent changes in IP protection guidelines
Elizabeth Dougherty
Elizabeth Dougherty
Eastern Regional Outreach Director
USPTO

Daniel Ryman
Daniel Ryman
Acting as Deputy Commissioner for Patent Quality
USPTO

9:35 am
  • Discuss recent developments at the PTAB
  • Review:
    • Motions to amend
    • The latest Notice of Proposed Rulemaking
    • The Trial Practice Guide
    • Recent precedential decisions issued by POP
Scott R. Boalick
Hon. Scott R. Boalick
Chief Judge
PTAB, USPTO

Moderator:

Charles R. Macedo
Charles R. Macedo
Partner
Amster, Rothstein & Ebenstein LLP

10:55 am
  • Review recent Section 101 legislative reform initiatives
  • Examine the pros, cons, and potential risks of the new rules
  • Address the interpretation of the revised guidelines at the PTAB
Lance Hochhauser
Lance Hochhauser
IP counsel
IQVIA

Manny Schecter
Manny Schecter
Chief Patent Counsel
IBM Corporation

11:45 am
  • Discuss the decisions on key IP cases from 2019 including:
    • General Electric v. United Technologies
    • Romag v. Fossil
    • Google v. Oracle
    • Cellspin Soft Inc. v. Fitbit Inc.
  • Hear perspectives on what to expect in 2020
  • Gain strategies to effectively prepare for decisions made by the Supreme and the Federal courts
Mark Beloborodov
Mark Beloborodov
IP Counsel, IP and Standards
Philips

Jonathan Cohen
Jonathan Cohen
Head of Litigation and Data Protection Officer
Via Transportation

Sophia Lee
Sophia Lee
General Counsel
IEX Group

Moderator:

Brad Lawrence
Brad Lawrence
Partner
Cantor Colburn, LLP

12:35 pm
1:35 pm
  • Discuss actionable strategies to protect trade secrets
    • Prevent trade secret misappropriation
  • Evaluate Waymo v. Uber
  • Understand current trends in trade secret litigation
    • Examine the trade secret damages law
Ken Corsello
Ken Corsello
Counsel, IP Law Contracts and Licensing
IBM Corporation

Moderator:

Andrew Kopsidas
Andrew Kopsidas
Principal
Fish & Richardson

2:25 pm
  • Implement a corporate IP protection strategy to prevent trade secret breach while engaging in business with China
  • Hear updates on patent filings and enforcement in China
  • Discuss anti-counterfeiting and brand protection strategies
  • Understand super trademarks: Use Chinese copyright law to protect logos
Diane Gabl Kratz
Diane Gabl Kratz
Senior IP Counsel
Seagate Technology

Mark Levett
Mark Levett
Assistant Special Agent In Charge
FBI

3:45 pm
  • Navigate the GDPR and CCPA laws
    • Hear updates on data privacy rules and regulations
    • Examine CCPA compliance guidelines and their potential impact on IP practice
  • Gain insight on appropriate ways to exchange individual- and entity-specific data
  • Determine the similarities and contrasts between privacy and IP rights
Doug Boykin
Doug Boykin
Global Privacy Engineer CIPP/E, CIPM,
OneTrust

Jennifer Turner Harrigan
Jennifer Turner Harrigan
Chief Legal Officer
Symphony Talent

4:35 pm

A. Investments in Tech and New Ventures

B. IPRs - New Regulations and move to same line Petitions

C. Reemergence of NPEs

D. Implications of Recent SCOTUS Decisions and a Look at the 2020 Docket