2019 Global IP Conference Promotion & Materials-1


Agenda for Day 1 - Wednesday, April 03, 2019

Track I: IP for Emerging Tech 
 Track II: European Patent Practices 
 Track III: IP for Early Stage Med Device Companies 

8:00 - 9:00 am: Registration & Light Breakfast 

9:00 - 9:15 am: Opening Remarks 

9:15 - 10:15 am: Keynote: Q&A with Ami Patel Shah
Speaker: Ami Patel Shah,  Moderator: Greg Stark

10:15 - 10:25 am: Break

10:25 - 11:25 am: Session 1 

Track I: The Future of R&D tax credits and Global Innovation 
Speaker: Heidi Henderson

Track II: Updates from the EPO & Computer Implemented Inventions
Speakers: Alex Gardiner and David Härdeman

Track III: Fireside Chat with Alex Vayser 
Speaker: Alex Vayser,  Moderator: Doug Portnow

11:35am - 12:35 pm: Lunch 

12:40 - 1:40 pm : Session 2

Track I: Buy, Sell, Hold? The Market for Patents and What It Can Tell Us
Speaker: Kent Richardson

Track II: The USPTO 2019 Revised Subject Matter Eligibility Guidance and can the EPO approach offer any assistance?
Speakers: Aris Gregorian, Kirt Iverson, Alex Gardiner and David Härdeman

Track III: IP Fundamentals: Concepts & Strategies
Speakers: Piers Blewett, Monique Perdok and Pamela Huff

1:40 - 1:50 pm: Break

1:50 - 2:50 pm: Session 3

Track I: Future Tech and IP: Blockchain, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence
Speakers: Greg Rabin, Jose Nunez, Chris Brittain and Andre Marais

Track II: Patentability of AI Based Inventions Under the EPC
Speaker: Alex Gardiner 

Track III: IP Issues Med Device Companies Should Consider During Fund Raising
Speakers: Ajay Dharia, Raj Subramaniam, Christopher Buchko and Suneel Arora

2:50 - 3:00 pm: Break

3:00 - 4:30 pm: Session 4

Mock Trial: Unveiling the Mysteries of Oral Proceedings at the EPO
Speakers: Alex Gardiner, David Härdeman, John Collins and Nathalie Baptist

Workshop: How to Survive IP Due Diligence
Speakers: Doug Portnow  and Piers Blewett

4:30 - 6:00 pm: Networking Reception with Santa Clara Law School