September 11-13, 2022
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Speakers

In alphabetical order. Subject to change.

All Speakers

Carlos Aboim

Carlos Aboim

Founding Partner

Licks Attorneys

Judge Alan D. Albright

Hon. Alan D. Albright

Judge

U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas

Joseph Allen

President

Joseph Allen & Associates

Joan Archer

Joan Archer, Ph.D.

General Counsel

AGI Digital

Eyal Barash

Patent Attorney and Founder

Barash Law LLC

Paul Bartkowski

Managing Member

Bartkowski PLLC

Brent R. Bellows, Ph.D.

Partner

Knowles Intellectual Property Strategies

Joe Benz

Joe Benz

Chief Legal Officer

WiTricity

Bruce Berman

Chief Executive Officer

Brody Berman Associates

Russell Binns

CEO & General Counsel

Allied Security Trust

Dina Blikshteyn

Dina Blikshteyn

Counsel and Co-Chair, Artificial Intelligence Practice Group

Haynes and Boone, LLP

Brandon Bludau

Director & Assistant General Counsel, Chief Patent Counsel

Capital One Financial

Marc Booth

Chief Intellectual Property Officer

Acacia Research Corporation

Hon. Susan G. Braden

Jurist-In-Residence

Center for Intellectual Property and Policy GIP2- Anthony Scalia Law School

Joshua Budwin

Principal

McKool Smith

Randy Canis

Randy Canis

Chief Patent Counsel

Cigna

Benjamin Cappel

Partner

AddyHart P.C.

Louis Carbonneau

Louis Carbonneau

Founder & CEO

Tangible IP

Jim Carmichael

James Carmichael

Founder and Managing Partner

Carmichael IP, PLLC

Megan Carpenter

Dean and Professor of Law

UNH Franklin Pierce School of Law

Evelyn Chen

Evelyn Chen

Director

Ericsson

Michelle P. Ciotola

Michelle Ciotola

Partner & Chair, Trademark & Copyright Practice

Cantor Colburn

Brad Close

Executive Vice President of Licensing and Transactions

Transpacific IP Group Limited

Carlo Cotrone

Chief IP Counsel

Techtronic Industries (TTI)

Sharon Crane

Member

Rothwell, Figg, Ernst and Manbeck, P.C.

Joe Doyle

Intellectual Property Manager

Enterprise Ireland

Noel Egnatios

Noel Egnatios

Chief Legal Officer

DivX

Yen Florczak

Sr. Vice President & Chief IP Counsel

3M Company

Hon. David Folsom

Hon. David Folsom

Former Chief Judge U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, Firm Lead

Jackson Walker

Steven Geiszler

US Chief IP Counsel

Huawei

Adam Gill

Founder and Managing Director

GLS Capital

Thomas Gniadek

Partner

Simmons & Simmons

Robert Hart

Co-Founder & Partner

AddyHart, P.C

Phil Hartstein

Co-Founder

Soryn IP Capital

Brandon Helms

Trial Attorney and Patent Litigator, Partner

AddyHart P.C.

David G. Henry

Partner

Munck Wilson Mandala

Brian Hinman

Brian Hinman

Chief Commercial Officer

Aon Intellectual Property Solutions

Judge Ryan T. Holte

Hon. Ryan T. Holte

Judge

United States Court of Federal Claims

Amy Hsiao

Chair of the Asia Trademark & Anti-Counterfeiting Practice

Adsero IP

USPTO Director Andrei Iancu. Photo credit Jay Premack/USPTO.

Hon. Andrei Iancu

Former Under Secretary of Commerce for IP & Director of the USPTO; Partner

Irell & Manella

Chris Israel

Senior Partner

American Continental Group

Erik Iverson

Chief Executive Officer

Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation

Dan Jasnow

Dan Jasnow

Metaverse, Advertising and IP Attorney

Arent Fox Schiff

Beth Jenior

Beth Jenior

Senior Attorney-Advisor, IP Enforcement

U.S. Customs and Border Protection

David Jones

David Jones

Executive Director

High Tech Inventors Alliance

Miranda Y. Jones

Partner, IP Litigator

Porter Hedges LLP

Judge Sean Jordan, U.S. District Court Judge, Eastern District of Texas

Hon. Sean D. Jordan

Judge

U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas

Sivon Kalminov

Director, Intellectual Property Division

Canon U.S.A. Inc

Efrat Kasznik

Efrat Kasznik

President

Foresight Valuation Group

Sabrina Keller

Sabrina Keller

Deputy Director, Office of Import Surveillance

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

Stephen Key

Stephen Key

Contributor to Forbes; Entrepreneur; Author; Speaker

Stephen Key Media, LLC

Patrick Kilbride

Patrick Kilbride

Senior Vice President

Global Innovation Policy Center

Sherry Knowles

Principal

Knowles Intellectual Property Strategies

Dr. Mark Kokes

SVP, Global Head of Media IP Business

Adeia (an Xperi Company)

Evan Langdon

Partner, Lead of ITC Section 337 Team

Nixon Peabody LLP

Christopher Lee

Christopher Lee

Managing Partner, Trial Lawyer

Lee Sheikh & Haan

Mark Leonard

General Counsel

Sunsweet Growers Inc

Robert Leonard

Shareholder

Volpe Koenig

Otto Licks

Founding Partner

Licks Attorneys

Nobuchika Mamine

Intellectual Property Lawyer

Meissner Bolte

Nicholas Matich

Principal, IP Practice

McKool Smith

Eli Mazour

Eli Mazour

Partner, Patent Prosecution Lead

Harrity & Harrity

Ian McClure

Associate VP for Research, Innovation and Economic Impact

University of Kentucky

Eileen McDermott

Editor-inChief

IPWatchdog, Inc.

Jamie McDole

Jamie McDole

Shareholder

Winstead

Matthew McGuire

Mathew McGuire

Senior Account Executive

PatSnap

Scott McKeown

Scott McKeown

Partner, Chair, PTAB Group

Ropes & Gray

Chief Judge Paul Michel

Hon. Paul R. Michel

Chief Judge (ret.)

US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

Anup Misra

Director

Curiam Capital LLC

Carlos Olarte

Carlos Olarte

Partner

OlarteMoure

Chad Pannell

Partner

AddyHart P.C.

Daniel Papst

Daniel Papst

Managing Director

Papst Licensing GmbH & Co.

Changhae Park

Senior Vice President, Chief IP Officer

NXP Semiconductors

Kenneth Parker

Litigation Partner

Haynes and Boone, LLP

James Pooley

IP Litigator and Trade Secrets Expert

James Pooley, a Professional Law Corporation

Anthony Prosser, Ph.D.

Anthony R. Prosser, Ph.D.

Patent Attorney

Knowles Intellectual Property Strategies

Gene Quinn, IPWatchdog

Gene Quinn

President & CEO

IPWatchdog, Inc.

Renee C. Quinn

Chief Operating and Chief Financial Officer

IPWatchdog, Inc.

Mona Qureshi-Hart

Principal/Legal Placement Consultant

Mona Hart LLC

Hon. Randall R. Rader

Former Chief Judge (ret.)

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

Michael Renaud

Member, Intellectual Property Group

Mintz

Sarah Ring

Sarah J. Ring

Partner

Porter Hedges LLP

Erick Robinson

Co-Chair, Intellectual Property Practice Group

Spencer Fane LLP

Jennifer Russell

Associate General Counsel

Surgalign Spine Technologies, Inc.

Stephanie Schonewald

Stephanie Schonewald

Partner

Choate, Hall & Stewart

Kristina Montanaro Schrader

Kristina Montanaro Schrader

Partner and Anti-Counterfeiting Team Leader

Adams & Reese

Lillian Shaked

VP of Licensing

Transpacific IP

James Sheppard

Senior Litigation Attorney

Southwest Airlines

Hope Shimabuku

Hope Shimabuku

Director, Texas Regional Office

USPTO

Beverly Shin

Beverly Shin

Vice President, Intellectual Property

Beachbody

Melissa SIlverstein

Melissa Silverstein

Assistant General Counsel, IP & Brand Protection

Helen of Troy

Russell Slifer

Former Deputy Director of the USPTO; Principal

Schwegman, Lundberg & Woesner

Lloyd Smith

IP Litigation Group Chair

Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney

Bob Stoll

Robert Stoll

Partner, Co-Chair IP Group, Former Commissioner for Patents, USPTO

Faegre Drinker

Liz Sussex

Elisabeth Sussex

Chief IP Counsel

Los Alamos National Laboratory

Julie Tolek

Trademark Attorney

Caldwell IP

Mauricio Uribe

Partner

Knobbe Martens

Marlene Valderrama

Senior IP Asset Manager & Technology Scout

Halliburton

Alaina van Horn

Chief of the IP Enforcement (IPE) Branch

U.S. Customs and Border Protection

John White

John White

CEO & Managing Director

PCT Learning Center

Leo White

Leo White

Chief IP & Associate General Counsel

The Duracell Company

Sam Wiley

Head of Thought Leadership and Customer Advocacy

PatSnap

Michael Wilson

Co-Chair Patent LItigation

Munck Wilson Mandala

Katharine Wolanyk

Managing Director

Burford Capital

Dr. Tobias Wuttke

IP Lawyer, Head of Litigation Department

Meissner Bolte

Wen Xie

Partner

Global IP Counselors

Shawnna Yashar

Shawnna Yashar

Director, IP Litigation

Lenovo

Jeni Zuercher

Director of Global Brand Protection

YETI