2019 Speaking Faculty



Feras Ahmed
Feras Ahmed, CIPP/E, CIPM
Privacy Counsel
OneTrust


K. Lance Anderson
K. Lance Anderson
Partner
Dickinson Wright, PLLC


Scott R. Boalick
Hon. Scott R. Boalick
Chief Judge
PTAB
USPTO


Amit Singh Chauhan
Amit Singh Chauhan
Senior Vice President and General Counsel
InMobi


Mark Cohen
Mark Cohen
Distinguished Senior Fellow and Director of the Berkeley Center for Law and Technology Asia IP Project
Berkeley Law;
Former Senior Counsel,
Lead, China Team
USPTO


Mary Boney Denison
Mary Boney Denison
Commissioner for Trademarks
USPTO


Jennifer DeTrani
Jennifer DeTrani
General Counsel, Executive Vice President
Nisos Holding Inc.;
Co-Founder, Special Advisor
Wickr Inc.


Diane Gabl Kratz
Diane Gabl Kratz
Senior IP Counsel
Seagate Technology


Maxine Graham
Maxine Graham
Senior IP Counsel
American Express


Stephen E. Haberfeld (Ret.)
Hon. Stephen E. Haberfeld (Ret.)
U.S. Magistrate Judge of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
JAMS


Michael deLeon Hawthorne
Michael deLeon Hawthorne
Partner
Dickinson Wright, Pllc


David Joyal
David Joyal
Vice President, Legal, Patent
Coty, Inc.


Edward Kelly
Edward Kelly
Partner
Ropes & Gray LLP


Steven Klocinski
Steven Klocinski
Senior Managing Counsel, IP
MasterCard


Sophia Lee
Sophia Lee
General Counsel
IEX Group, Inc.


Hon. John C. Lifland (Ret.)
Hon. John C. Lifland (Ret.)
U.S. District Judge
JAMS


Charles Macedo
Charles Macedo
Partner
Amster, Rothstein, Ebenstein, LLP


Joan McGillycuddy
Joan McGillycuddy
Director, IP and Innovation
New Avon


Nicole M. Meyer
Nicole M. Meyer
Practice Group Chair, Trademarks and Copyrights
Dickson Wright, Pllc


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Michael Palage
Founder
InfoNetworks LLC


Dan Pirolo
Dan Pirolo
SVP and Senior Counsel
Synchrony


Mark Powell
Mark Powell
Deputy Commissioner for International Patent Cooperation
USPTO


Steven Purdy
Steven Purdy
Senior Counsel, IP Enforcement
IBM


H. Jonathan Redway
H. Jonathan Redway
Partner
Dickinson Wright, PLLC


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Gregory A. Robbins
Senior Vice President and General Counsel
Veeco Instruments Inc.


Maeve Rothman
Maeve Rothman
Staff Attorney
BIC Corporation


Kristine A. Saul
Kristine A. Saul
Attorney, Investigations and Cybersecurity
IBM


Sigram Schindler
Dr. Sigram Schindler
Professor
TELES Patent Rights International


Leslie Spencer
Leslie Spencer
Partner
Ropes & Gray LLP


Richard A. Sterba
Richard A. Sterba
Principal
Fish & Richardson


Hugo Teufel III
Hugo Teufel III
Chief Privacy Counsel
Raytheon


Linda J. Thayer
Linda J. Thayer
Partner
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP


James Theiss
James Theiss
Director, Senior Corporate Counsel - Privacy and Security
DaVita


Stan Torgovitsky
Stan Torgovitsky
Partner
Dickinson Wright, PLLC


Daniel C. Tucker
Daniel C. Tucker
Attorney
Finnegan, Henderson, FarabowGarrett & Dunner, LLP


Richard (Rich) Weiss
Richard (Rich) Weiss
Law Vice President, Chief IP and CTO Counsel
NCR Corporation


Timothy Wilson
Timothy Wilson
Director of Patents
SAS Institute Inc.


Burghardt Wittig
Dr. Burghardt Wittig
Chairman
MolBio2Math – a Non-Profit Foundation of Molecular Biology & Integral Biomathics;
Senior Advisor
Mologen AG