18th Annual Texas Intellectual Property Law Journal Symposium (UT Law)

18th Annual Texas Intellectual Property Law Journal (TIPLJ) Symposium

Friday, February 22, 2019, 9am–5pm
University of Texas School of Law
Francis Auditorium
727 East Dean Keeton Street
Austin, TX 78705

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The Texas Intellectual Property Law Journal invites you to its 18th Annual Symposium. Join us as we hear from leading IP practitioners, judges, and professors on the intersection of administrative and intellectual property law.

Agenda

8:30am Registration Opens • Includes Breakfast
9:15am Opening Remarks

Dean Ward Warnsworth, The University of Texas School of Law

9:30am PTO Priorities

Hope Shimabuku, USPTO Regional Director

10:15am Break
10:25am Does Administrative Law Promote Innovation?

Professor Rochelle Dreyfuss, NYU School of Law

Professor Lisa Ouellette, Stanford Law School

Professor Michael Burstein, Cardozo School of Law

Moderated by Professor Melissa F. Wasserman, University of Texas School of Law

11:25am Break
11:35am Ethics in IP: Investing in a Client’s Patent

Professor John Dzienkowski, University of Texas School of Law

12:35pm Break
12:45pm Agency Roles in District Court Litigation

Judge Alan Albright, Western District of Texas

Judge Christopher Crumbley, USPTO Patent Trial and Appeal Board

Moderated by Professor Melissa F. Wasserman, University of Texas School of Law

1:45pm Break
1:55pm The (De)Stabilizing Effect of Administrative Adjudication

Professor Greg Reilly, Chicago-Kent College of Law

Allyson Ho, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, LLP

David McCombs, Haynes and Boone, LLP

Moderated by Professor John M. Golden, University of Texas School of Law

2:55pm Break
3:05pm Administrative Effects on the Plaintiff-Defendant Balance

Professor Megan La Belle, Catholic University School of Law

Eagle Robinson, Norton Rose Fulbright, LLP

Dr. Puneet Kohli, Baker Botts, LLP

James E. Quigley, McKool Smith, PC

Moderated by Professor John M. Golden, University of Texas School of Law

4:05pm Break
4:15pm Shape of the Patent Administrative State

Professor John Duffy, University of Virginia School of Law

5:00pm Closing Remarks & Happy Hour • Susman Godfrey Atrium