SCHEDULE

IIPLA Virtual IP Summit 2020
October 19 – 23, 2020. | 10:30 AM – 04:30 PM (GMT)

Conference Schedule

Time (GMT 0) Day 1 | October 19
10:30 AM -10:40 AM Welcome Note
10:40 AM – 11:30 AM Session 1: Impact on IP business due to Covid 19
Heather N. Bowen, Of Counsel at Sullivent & Fontanez PLLC, USA
Heidi Brun, Owner and Managing Patent Attorney at Heidi Brun Associate, Israel
11:30 AM – 12:50 PM Session 2: IP Licensing: From protecting IP to promoting partnerships
Chris Bowen, Counsel, IBM , USA
Brent Chattam, U.S. Patent Attorney, Leydig, Voit & Mayer, Ltd., Germany
Tanya Garrett, Intellectual Property Counsel & Manager, Acument Global Technologies, USA
Heather N. Bowen, Of Counsel at Sullivent & Fontanez PLLC, USA
12:50 PM – 01:15 PM Networking Break
01:15 PM – 01:45 PM Session 3:Digital Economy: IP challenges and How to address them?
Jovan Hutton Pulitzer, Laureate, at Flip Ventures, USA
1:45 PM – 02:35 PM Session 4: Developments and Management of your IP strategy: Collaboration, Protection, Litigation
Sanjay Kumar Patel – Founder- Patent & Trademark Attorney, India
Dr. Maryam/ Kristina Nechaieva, Lawyer/ Legal Consultant – Mohammed Bani Hashem advocates & legal consultants, UAE
02:35 PM – 03:30 PM Session 5: Building a Smart IP Portfolio to turn into a real company asset
Tyler Capson, Managing Director – Asia, EverEdge
Time Day 2 | October 20
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM Session 6:Patents: Safeguarding your Intellectual Property Rights
Jose R. Mata, ESQUIRE, Partner, Adelante IP Law Group, USA
Viren Soni, Director, Patent Counsel at CME Group, USA

Ryan N. Phelan, Patent Attorney, and Partner at Marshall Gerstein, USA

11:30 AM – 12:00 AM Session 7: Explosion of Patent Litigation in China: How to Navigate the Regime Effectively
Xiaofan Chen, Partner Patent Attorney, AWA Asia
12:00 AM – 01:00 PM Session 8: Patent Strategies: Manage IP To Drive Innovation & Pad The Bottom Line
Moderator: Jovan Hutton Pulitzer, Laureate, at Flip Ventures, USA
Greg Y. Sato, Managing Counsel, Intel’s Patent Transactions Group,USA
Milan Patel, Sr. Patent Counsel at Volvo Cars, USA
01:00 PM – 01:25 PM Session 9: Impact on IP business due to Covid 19

Heather N. Bowen, Of Counsel at Sullivent & Fontanez PLLC, USA

01:25 PM – 01:50 PM Session 10:The interpreter couldn’t interpret so I stopped the deposition” – Working with interpreters during IP deps
Robert Holloway, Founder, Midwest Korean Translation
01: 50 PM -02:20 PM Session 11: Do Patents Really Promote Innovation?
Deepali Paun, Founder-IP BRICKLAYER, India
02:20 PM – 02:50 PM Session 12: Explosion of Patent Litigation in the Present Era
Roberto Dini, Intellectual Property Senior Consultant, Italy
02:50 PM -03: 30 PM Networking Break
03:30 PM – 04:25 PM Session 13: Hatch-Waxman Best Practices: Reports from the Front
Jeffrey Alan Hovden, Partner, Robins Kaplan LLP
Omar Jabri, Senior Director, Global Intellectual Property, Apotex Inc.
Time Day 3 | October 21
10:30 AM – 11:00 AM Session 14: Trademark squatting: Protecting Trademark across borders
NETHMIE RANASINGHE, Global Intellectual Property Manager at Gallinger Law PC, California, USA
11:00 AM -12:30 PM Session 15: Trade Name vs. Trade Mark: What Could Happen When You Don’t Register?
Marcella Dominguez, Owner, Marcella Dominguez, PLLC
Vera Zotova, Associate in the Intellectual Property and Information Technology practice, Borenius Russia
12:30 PM – 01:30 PM Session 16: Between Patents or Trade secrets: How to Choose?
John A Stone, Partner DeCotiis, FitzPatrick, Cole & Giblin, LP, USA
Christopher Scharff, Partner at McAndrews, Held & Malloy, Ltd., USA
01:30 PM – 01:45 PM Networking Break
01: 45 PM- 02:15 PM Session 17: Protecting your Designs, Brands, and Trademarks
Brad Van Pelt, Attroney, Banner Witcoff, USA
02:15 PM – 02:45 PM Session 18: Brand protection and security challenges: KEEPING YOUR IP SECURE
Jovan Hutton Pulitzer, Laureate, at Flip Ventures, USA
02:45 PM – 03:15 PM Session 19: IP Litigation in the Present Era
Dr. Roya Ghafele, Director, OxFirst, UK
Time Day 4 | October 22
10:30 AM – 11:45 AM Session 20: Trademarks vs. Copyright Protection for Fictional Characters
Stephen J. Strauss, Shareholder, Buchalter Law Firm, USA
Nick Guinn, Trademark and Patent Attorney, Gunn, Lee & Cave, P.C., USA
Alexandra Arneri Partner at Cittone Demers & Arneri LLP, USA
11:45 AM- 12:45 PM Session 21: AI and Copyright: Text and Data Mining
Prof. (Dr.) Tabrez Ahmad – Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Dean, School of Law, GD Goenka University, India
David Oskandy – Former – General Counsel, Secretary, Corporate Citizenship Chair, and compliance lead at Avanade Inc., USA
12:45 PM – 01:40 PM Networking Break
01:40 PM – 02:10 PM Session 22: Importance of spreading intellectual property awareness across an enterprise and best practices
Thomas Colson CEO Executive IP LLC, USA

Raymond Guarnieri l Executive IP, LLC, USA

02:10 PM – 02:40 PM Session 23: Open innovation: Is this A shift to new IP models?
Dr. Roya Ghafele, Director, OxFirst, UK
02:40 PM – 03:00 PM Session 24: IP licensing 

Heather N. Bowen, Of Counsel at Sullivent & Fontanez PLLC, USA

Time Day 5 | October 23

 

10:30 AM – 11:30 AM Session 24: Innovation and IP – Protecting Trade Secrets
Dr. Hans Joachim Fuchs Managing Partner, China brand Consulting, Germany
Daniel Melman, Partner at Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer Baratz
12:00 PM- 12:30 pm Session 26 : IP by Design by Muna Farid, Director at Hatch Consulting FZE (UAE)
12:30 PM – 01:00 PM Session 27: IP Challenges in Future of the Internet of things

Moderator: Prof. (Dr.) Tabrez Ahmad – Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Dean, School of Law, GD Goenka University, India Jovan Hutton Pulitzer, Laureate, at Flip Ventures, USA

01:00 – 01:15 PM Session 28 : How to file DIY Trademark the right way ! 

Marcella Dominguez, Owner, Marcella Dominguez, PLLC

01:15 AM- 1:45 PM Session 29: Aligning Patent Strategy with Corporate Goals

Geoffrey K. White General Counsel and Chief Intellectual Property Counsel SilcoTek Corporation, USA

01: 45 – 02:25 PM Networking Break
02:25 PM – 02:50 PM Session 30: Trademark squatting: Protecting Trademark across borders

NETHMIE RANASINGHE, Global Intellectual Property Manager at Gallinger Law PC, California, USA

02:50 PM – 03:30 PM Session 31: AI and Copyright: Text and Data Mining

Prof. (Dr.) Tabrez Ahmad – Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Dean, School of Law, GD Goenka University, India

03:30 PM-04:30 PM Session 32: Trade Secret Protection: Protecting Confidential Information in the Evolving Workplace: Strategies for Avoiding the Loss of Company Secrets

David Prange Partner at Robins Kaplan LLP, USA

Christopher K. Larus Partner at Robins Kaplan LLP, USA