2016 SCIPR Agenda


Thursday, September 22, 2016

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    

Coffee break 

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 

Coffee break

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.