2010 SCIPR Agenda

Agenda

Thursday, September 30, 2010

1:00 – 1:05 pm

Welcome remarks


1:05 – 2:00 pm

Bilski v. Kappos 

Moderator:

Professor David L. Schwartz, Chicago-Kent College of Law

Panelists:

Donald Chisum, Author, Chisum on Patents, Patent Law Digest, and Chisum Patent Law Reference Guides
The Honorable James B. Zagel, Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois


2:00 – 2:55 pm

American Needle, Inc. v. NFL 

Moderator:

Joleen Willis, Managing Director, Associate General Counsel, JPMorgan Chase Bank.

Panelists:

Jeffrey M. Carey, General Counsel, American Needle Inc., Northfield, Illinois
Professor Randal C. Picker, Paul H. and Theo Leffmann Professor of Commercial Law, University of Chicago Law School


2:55 – 3:10 pm

Break


3:10 – 4:05 pm

Reed Elsevier, Inc. v. Muchnick

Moderator:

Professor Christopher Buccafusco, Chicago-Kent College of Law

Panelists:

Scott E. Gant, Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP, Washington, D.C.
Professor Deborah Jones Merritt, John Deaver Drinko-Baker & Hostetler Chair in Law, Moritz College of Law, The Ohio State University; court-appointed amicus in Reed Elsevier


4:05 – 5:20 pm

Preview of 2010 Term: Costco v. Omega, S.A., Schwarzenegger v. Entertainment Merchants Ass'n, plus cert petitions to watch

Moderator:

Professor Carolyn Shapiro, Chicago-Kent College of Law

Panelists:

Thomas C. Goldstein, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, Washington, D.C.; publisher, SCOTUSblog
Roy T. Englert Jr., Robbins, Russell, Englert, Orseck, Untereiner & Sauber LLP, Washington, D.C.; counsel for Costco
Paul M. Smith, Jenner & Block LLP, Washington, D.C.; counsel for Entertainment Merchants Association and Entertainment Software Association


5:20 – 6:30 pm

Reception, sponsored by Howrey LLP