WG9/10 Annual Meeting 2021 Agenda

DAY 1 - Thursday, November 18 (all times ET)
Time Session Panelists
11:15 — 11:25 Check-in       
11:25 — 11:30 Welcome and Introductions Hutz, Powers, ReaWeinlein
11:30 — 1:00 [Panel 1] Unique Problems and Opportunities Posed by Global Patent Litigation - Part I (Unified Patent Court & Global SEP/FRAND) Buchinski, DelgadoGrzimek*, Huang, Jarosz, Oliva, Singh (J)Stark, Whiting
1:00 — 1:15 Break  
1:15 — 2:45

[Panel 2] Streamlining Lower-Value Patent Cases

Albright (J), Burke (J), Ferguson, Powers, Saunders, Vladescu

2:45 — 3:00 Break  
3:00 — 4:15

[Panel 3] The Evolving Relationship Between Federal Courts and Administrative Agencies

Armond, Banowit, Cheney (J), Conti (J), Haapala (J)Munoz, Nathan, PatnaikSmith*
4:15 — 5:00 Interview: Judge O'Malley - Reflections on the Current State of the Patent System and Ways It Might Be Improved  O'Malley
      
DAY 2 - Friday, November 19 (all times ET)
Time Session Panelists
11:15 — 11:25 Check-in       
11:25 — 11:30 Welcome and Introductions Hutz, Powers, Rea, Weinlein
11:30 — 12:45 [Panel 4] Unique Problems and Opportunities Posed by Global Patent Litigation - Part II (Global Venue Selection & Cross-Border Discovery)  Antush, BuseyCooper*, MetierMuller-StoySan Martin*, Sterpi, Trenton, Wuttke
12:45 — 1:00 Break  
1:00 — 2:30

[Panel 5] The Role of Patents in Biopharma v. High-Tech Industries: Can One Patent System Effectively Accommodate Both? 

BrownGroombridge

 

2:30 — 2:45 Break  
2:45 — 4:15 [Panel 6] Judicial Roundtable Rea*
4:15 — 4:20 Closing Statements Weinlein