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  • The United States Patent and Trademark Office and The George Washington University Law School

    present

    The 2015 Works-in-Progress Intellectual Property Colloquium

    February 5–7, 2015 at the

    United States Patent and Trademark Office Madison Building 600 Dulany Street

    Alexandria, VA 22314

    Schedule of Events

    Unless otherwise noted, all events will take place on the premises of the USPTO Global Intellectual Property Academy in the Madison Building.

    All participants will have to pass through a security screening and possess a valid government ID.

    Please allow time for the screening when planning your arrival.

    Thursday, February 5 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Welcome Reception at the National Inventors Hall of Fame and

    Museum (Madison Building Atrium) Friday, February 6

    8:00 am – 9:00 am Presentation on IP Law & Policy at the USPTO, then Breakfast 9:00 am – 10:40 am First Session 10:40 am – 11:00 am Coffee Break 11:00 am – 12:20 pm Second Session 12:20 pm – 2:00 pm Lunch at the Madison South Auditorium (Concourse Level) 2:00 pm – 3:20 pm Third Session 3:20 pm – 3:40 pm Coffee Break 3:40 pm – 5:00 pm Fourth Session 6:30 pm Reception and Dinner at Il Porto, 121 King Street, Alexandria,

    second floor. Cash bar; wine served at dinner; music by the WIPIP All-Stars

    Saturday, February 7

    8:00 am – 9:00 am Presentation on IP at GW Law, then Breakfast 9:00 am – 10:40 am Fifth Session 10:40 am – 11:10 am Coffee Break 11:10 am – 12:30 pm Sixth Session 12:30 pm – 1:00 pm Nourishment Break 1:00 pm – 2:20 pm Seventh Session

  • W orks-in-Progress Intellectual Property (W

    IPIP) 2015: Schedule of Presentations as of 2/3/2015

    Paris Room

    Berne Room

    Singapore Room

    Venice Room

    FRIDAY, February 6, 2015 Session 1: 9:00—10:40

    Patent— PTO

    Patent Institutions / Policym

    aking IP and the Internet

    Tradem ark

    � Jay P. Kesan (&

    Hsian-shan Yang), A Com parative

    Em pirical Analysis of Patent Prosecution in the

    U SPTO

    and EPO

    � M

    ichael Frakes (& M

    elissa W asserm

    an), Does the U

    S Patent & Tradem

    ark O ffice Grant Too M

    any Patents?

    � M

    elissa W asserm

    an (& M

    ichael Frakes), Is the Tim e

    Allocated to Review Patent Applications Inducing

    Exam iners to Grant Invalid Patents?

    � Christopher Funk, Patent Prosecution Bars As a General Rule

    � Bryan Choi, Separating Patent-Able from

    Patent Act

    � Sarah Rajec, Indisputable IP: Case Studies � M

    ichael Goodm an, Em

    pirical Assessm ent of

    Judges’ Behavior

    � W illiam

    Hubbard, Raising (or Razing?) the Patent Bar

    � Gregory Dolin, Dubious Patent Reform

    � Scott Kieff (& Troy Paredes), Variations in Internal

    Governm ent Structures

    � Lucille M . Ponte, Protecting Brand Im

    age or Gam ing

    the System ?

    � Victoria Schw artz, Privacy Problem

    s Start at the Top

    � Joseph M tebe Tungaraza, Cybersquatting: the

    Relevance of the U DRP to Developing Countries

    � Christine Davik, Access Granted: The N ecessity of a

    Presum ption of Public Access under the CFAA and

    Beyond

    � Deborah Gerhardt (&

    Jon M cClanahan), Colors

    � Jeanne From

    er (& Barton Beebe), The Closing of

    the Linguistic Frontier in Tradem ark Law

    � Lisa Ram

    sey, Tradem arking Everything?

    � U

    . Shen Goh, Branding Linguistics: W hat do Coca-

    Cola and Chinese Bakeries Have in Com m

    on?

    � Abraham

    Bell (& Ted Sichelm

    an & Gideon

    Parchom ovsky), Tradem

    arks as Club Goods

    Session 2: 11:00—12:20

    Patent— Subject-M

    atter Patent Value / Rem

    edies IP and Developm

    ent Tradem

    ark � Christopher Cotropia, U

    SPTO ’s Patentable Subject-

    M atter Analysis After Alice

    � Shubha Ghosh, Dem arcating N

    ature After M yriad

    � Dm itry Karshtedt, The Com

    pleteness Requirem ent in

    Patent Law

    � Stefania Fusco, The Venetian Republic’s Tailoring of Patent Protection to the Characteristics of the Invention

    � Jonathan H. Ashtor, Redefining “Valuable Patents” � David Abram

    s, Patent Value and Citations

    � Jonathan M asur, The M

    isuse of Prior Licenses in Setting Patent Dam

    ages

    � Chris Seam an, Property v. Liability Rules in Patent

    Litigation Post E-Bay

    � Alexandra George, Spiritual Property: Indigenous Know

    ledge System s in an Intellectual Property

    Environm ent

    � M argo Bagley, O

    f Indigenous Group “Straw s” and

    Developed Country “Cam els”: Patents, Innovation,

    and the Disclosure of O rigin requirem

    ent

    � Joy Y. Xiang, Addressing Clim ate Change: IP, N

    o IP, or Another Possibility?

    � Jerem y Sheff, The Ragged Edge of the Lanham

    Act

    � Rebecca Tushnet, Registering Discontent � M

    egan Carpenter, “Behind the M usic”: Lanham

    Act 2(a)

    Session 3: 2:00—3:20

    Patent— Claim

    s Patent Presum

    ptions / Procedure International / Cross-Border

    Copyright � Adam

    M ossoff, O

    ’Reilly v. M orse

    � Joseph Scott M iller, Reasonably Certain N

    otice

    � O skar Liivak, The U

    nresolved Am biguity of Patent

    Claim s

    � Prof. Dr.-Ing. Sigram Schindler, Q

    uantification of Inventive Concepts

    � Jerem y Bock, An Error-Cost Assessm

    ent of the Presum

    ption of Validity

    � Irina D. M anta (&

    Gregory Dolin), Taking Presum

    ptions

    � Shubha Ghosh, W hat M

    akes a Case Exceptional? Fee Shifting as a Policy Lever

    � Greg Reilly, Patent Discovery: A Study in Litigation Reform

    � Franck Gloglo, Exceeding the N ational Boundaries of

    IP Rights in Light of the W TO

    � Sapna Kum ar, Policing Digital Trade

    � Elizabeth W inston, Patent Boundaries

    � David S. Levine, Tem poral Transparency and the

    Process of Intellectual Property Law m

    aking

    � Abraham

    Bell (& Gideon Parchom

    ovsky), Copyright Trust

    � Rebecca Curtin, The Transactional O

    rigins of Author’s Copyright

    � Ben Depoorter (&

    Alain van Hiel), The Dynam ics of

    Copyright Enforcem ent

    � Elizabeth Tow

    nsend Gard (& Geena Yu), Is Fair U

    se Codable?

    Session 4: 3:40—5:00

    Cross-IP Biotech

    Patent— SSO

    s and Pledges Copyright

    � M ark Lem

    ley (& M

    ark M cKenna), Scope

    � Ari W aldm

    an, Trust: The Distinction Betw een the

    Private and the Public in IP Law

    � Jessica Silbey, IP and Constitutional Equality � Gregory M

    andel (& Kristina O

    lson & Anne Fast),

    W hat People Think, Know

    , and Think They Know

    About IP

    � Peter Lee, Centralization, Fragm entation and

    Replication in the Genom ic Data Com

    m ons

    � Jacob S. Sherkow (&

    Henry T. Greely), The History of Patenting Genetic M

    aterial

    � Saurabh Vishnubhakat (& Arti Rai &

    Bhaven Sam

    pat), The Rise of Bioinform atics Exam

    ination at the Patent O

    ffice

    � Kristen O senga, Everything I N

    eeded to Learn About SSO

    s I Didn’t Learn in Law School

    � Jurgita Randakeviciute , The Role of Standard Setting O

    rganizations W ith Regard to Balancing

    Rights

    � Jorge Contreras, Patent Pledges

    � Brad Greenberg, Black Box Copyright � Annem

    arie Bridy, Aereo: From W

    orking Around Copyright to Thinking Inside the (Cable) Box

    � Aaron Perzanow ski, Digital Property: The U

    ncertain Future of O

    w nership

    � Felix W u, Secondary Copyright Rem

    edies

  • W orks-in-Progress Intellectual Property (W

    IPIP) 2015: Schedule of Presentations as of 2/3/2015

    Paris Room

    Berne Room

    Singapore Room

    Venice Room

    SATURDAY, February 7, 2015 Session 5: 9:00—10:40

    Patent— N

    PEs Patent—

    Rationales Cross-IP

    Copyright �

    David Schw artz (&

    Christopher Cotropia & Jay Kesan),

    Patent Assertion Entity (PAE) Law suits

    � N

    icole Shanahan, How Data Liberation W

    ill N ix the

    Proverbial Patent Troll

    � Paul R. Gugliuzza, Patent Trolls, Preem

    ption, and Petitioning Im

    m unity

    � Roger Ford, the U

    neasy Case for State Anti-Patent Law

    s

    � O fer Tur-Sinai, Patents, W

    ell-Being, and the State’s Role in Directing Innovation

    � Lucas O sborn (and Joshua M

    . Pearce), A New

    Patent System for a N

    ew Age of Innovation

    � Srividhya Ragavan, Reorienting Patents as the Protagonist for the Pro