Tenth Annual Northwestern Journal of Technology and Intellectual Property (JTIP) Symposium

Friday, March 6, 2015

Inter Partes Review (IPR) at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board

Andrew WilliamsMcDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff, LLP
Mircea TipescuBrinks Gilson & Lione
David SchwartzChicago-Kent College of Law
Jay KesanUniversity of Illinois College of Law
Hon. James SmithChief Administrative Patent Judge, Patent Trial and Appeal Board

Below are links to pertinent blog posts discussing IPR.

Special Luncheon Lecture by Dr. Christal Sheppard

Christal SheppardRegional Director of the USPTO Detroit Satellite Office

Business Method Patents Following Alice v. CLS Bank

Mike BorellaMcDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff, LLP
Christal SheppardUSPTO
Jay KesanUniversity of Illinois College of Law
Mark RemusKatten Muchin Rosenman LLP
Laura Pedraza-FariñaNorthwestern University School of Law

This panel will discuss Alice v. CLS Bank, 134 S. Ct. 2347 (2014).

Special Lecture: The Impact of Teva on U.S. District Court Patent Claim Construction Procedures

Hon. James F. HoldermanSenior District Judge for the Northern District of Illinois

Judge Holderman will discuss Teva Pharmaceuticals v. Sandoz, 135 S. Ct. 831 (2015).

Pre-1972 Sound Recording Copyright Law

Peter DiColaNorthwestern University School of Law
Thomas LeavensLeavens, Strand & Glover, LLC
Margit LivingstonDePaul University College of Law
Tyler OchoaSanta Clara University School of Law

This panel will discuss Flo & Eddie v. Sirius XM Radio, 2:13-cv-05693-PSG-RZ (C.D. Cal. Sept. 22, 2014) and Tyler Ochoa’s Guest Blog on Technology & Marketing Law Blog: A Seismic Ruling On Pre-1972 Sound Recordings and State Copyright Law–Flo & Eddie v. Sirius XM Radio.

Dinner and Keynote Speech with Retired Chief Judge Paul R. Michel

Hon. Paul R. MichelCourt of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (Retired)


Up to 5.00 CLE credits (1.25 per panel) may be obtained.