Supreme Court IP Review (SCIPR)
The Supreme Court IP Review (SCIPR) is a conference designed to provide intellectual property practitioners, jurists, legal academics and law students with a review of IP cases from the U.S. Supreme Court's previous Term, a preview of cases on the docket for the upcoming Term, and a discussion of cert. petitions to watch.
The 8th annual Supreme Court IP Review (SCIPR) will be held at Chicago-Kent on Thursday, September 28, 2017. Details about registration, CLE credits, the conference schedule and speakers will be available later this summer.
Thursday, September 22, 2016
Chicago-Kent College of Law
565 West Adams Street
Chicago, IL 60661
This conference is approved for 5.5 hours of general MCLE credit in Illinois and Pennsylvania.
8:30 – 9:00 am
Registration and continental breakfast — sponsored by Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
9:00 – 9:05 am
Welcome remarks — Dean Harold J. Krent, Chicago-Kent College of Law
9:05 – 10:00 am — Copyright Panel
Kirtsaeng v. John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Moderator: Bart Lazar, Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Panelists: Andrew Silverman, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP, counsel for petitioner Kirtsaeng; Ishan Bhabha, Jenner & Block LLP, counsel for respondent John Wiley & Sons; Charles Duan, Public Knowledge; Professor Matthew Sag, Loyola University Chicago School of Law
10:00 – 10:50 am — Patent I Panel
Stryker Corp. v. Zimmer, Inc. and Halo Electronics, Inc. v. Pulse Electronics, Inc.
Moderator: David Clough, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
Panelists: Sharon Hwang, McAndrews, Held & Malloy Ltd., counsel to Stryker Corp.; Craig Countryman, Fish & Richardson PC, counsel to Halo Electronics; Professor Jason Rantanen, University of Iowa College of Law; Greg Reilly, Chicago-Kent College of Law
10:50 – 11:05 am
11:05 – 12:00 pm — Patent II Panel
Cuozzo Speed Technologies, LLC. v. Lee
Moderator: Ann Palma, McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP
Panelists: Scott Weidenfeller, Senior Counsel for Patent Law and Litigation, USPTO; Professor Irina Manta, Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University; Professor Jay Kesan, University of Illinois College of Law
12:00 – 1:00 pm
Lunch — sponsored by McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP
1:00 – 1:45 pm
The Supreme Court IP Review Address: "Some Thoughts on the Relationship Between the Supreme Court and the Federal Circuit"
The Honorable Timothy B. Dyk, Circuit Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Introduction: Robert Surrette, McAndrews, Held & Malloy Ltd.
1:45 – 2:00 pm
2:00 – 2:50 pm — Remembering Justice Scalia in IP Cases
Moderator: Joseph Oldaker, Nelson Bumgardner PC
Panelists: Professor John Duffy, University of Virginia School of Law; Professor Graeme Dinwoodie, Chicago-Kent College of Law
2:50 – 3:10 pm
Supreme Court Analytics on the Past Term
Professor Edward Lee, Chicago-Kent College of Law
3:10 – 4:00 pm
Preview of the Upcoming Term: IP cert. grants and cert. petitions to watch
Moderator: Professor Christopher Schmidt, Chicago-Kent College of Law
Cert. grants: Professor John Duffy, University of Virginia School of Law
Varsity Brands, Inc. v. Star Athletica, LLC
John Bursch, Bursch Law PLLC, counsel to petitioner
Life Techs. Corp. v. Promega Corp.
Robert Hochman, Sidley Austin LLP, counsel to petitioner
Samsung Electronics v. Apple Inc.
SCA Hygiene Products Aktiebolag v. First Quality Baby Products, LLC
Lee v. Tam (expected grant)
Petitions to watch
4:00 – 5:00 pm
Reception — sponsored by McAndrews, Held & Malloy Ltd.