The above-titled seminar co-sponsored by Analysis Group, Georgetown University's Center for Business and Public Policy, and McKool Smith will take place on June 15, 2010 at The Newseum in Washington, D.C. One of the panel members, John Jarosz, was a colleague of mine at Putnam, Hayes & Bartlett, Inc.
Will 2010 be the year in which patent reform actually becomes law? How will it impact stakeholders across specific industry, legal, and policy constituencies?
Hear the perspectives of leading experts on the need for reform and the current legislative landscape, the pros and cons of bills under consideration, and the future implications for research, licensing, and litigation:
- The Honorable Paul Michel, Federal Circuit Chief Judge (retired)
- Congressman Dana Rohrabacher, US House of Representatives
- Joe Matal, Republican General Counsel, Senate Judiciary Committee
- Cheryl Miller, Deputy Staff Director for Technology and Innovation, Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, US Senate
- Philip Johnson, Chief Intellectual Property Counsel, Johnson & Johnson
- Bernard Cassidy, Executive Vice President and General Counsel, Tessera Technologies
- Hans Sauer, Deputy General Counsel for Intellectual Property, BIO
- Jonathan Dudas, Partner, Foley & Lardner; Former Director, USPTO
- Douglas Cawley, Principal, McKool Smith
- Brian Riopelle, Partner, McGuireWoods
- Pat Choate, Economist and Author
- John Jarosz, Managing Principal, Analysis Group
- John Mayo, Professor of Economics, Business, and Public Policy, Georgetown University
More details and registration are available here.