November 3-10, 2022
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Speakers

All Speakers

Jessica Alfano

Jessica Alfano

Director of Operations & Senior Corporate Counsel

5am Ventures

Kelly Anderson (GIPC)

Kelly Anderson

Executive Director

Global Innovation Policy Center, U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Eyal Barash

Patent Attorney and Founder

Barash Law LLC

Brent R. Bellows, Ph.D.

Partner

Knowles Intellectual Property Strategies

Hon. Susan G. Braden

Jurist-In-Residence

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

Melissa Brand

Melissa Brand

Intellectual Property Counsel

Radius Health, Inc.

Douglas J. Bucklin, Ph.D.

Senior Attorney

Volpe Koenig

Peter Choi

Peter Choi

Head of Legal IP and Licensing

Charles River Laboratories

Michael Cottler

Mike Cottler

Global Head of Litigation

Alvotech USA, Inc. 

Sharon Crane

Member

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

Arthur Daemmrich

Arthur Daemmrich

Director, Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation

Smithsonian Institution

Rachel Elsby, Ph.D.

Partner

Akin Gump LLP

Henry Hadad

Henry Hadad

Senior Vice President and Deputy General Counsel

Bristol-Myers Squibb

Joshua Harris

Senior Vice President

Burford Capital

Drew Hirshfeld

Former Acting Deputy Director of the USPTO, Principal

Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner

Lauren Huizenga

Lauren Huizenga

Associate General Counsel

Orange Grove Bio

Emily Johnson

Emily Johnson

Head of IP Policy & Advocacy

Amgen

Phil Johnson

Chair, Steering Committee

Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform

Sherry Knowles

Principal

Knowles Intellectual Property Strategies

Otto Licks

Founding Partner

Licks Attorneys

Megan Lyman

Megan Lyman

Innovation Attorney & IP Strategist

Lyman Consulting

Jamison Lynch

Jamison Lynch

Founder and Managing Director

GLS Capital, LLC

Mythili Markowski, Ph.D.

Counsel

Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney

Matthew McBride

Director of IP Services

CAS

Chief Judge Paul Michel

Hon. Paul R. Michel

Chief Judge (ret.)

US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

Debora Plehn-Dujowich

Debora Plehn-Dujowich

Member

Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, LLC

Anthony Prosser, Ph.D.

Anthony R. Prosser, Ph.D.

Patent Attorney

Knowles Intellectual Property Strategies

Gene Quinn, IPWatchdog

Gene Quinn

President & CEO

IPWatchdog, Inc.

Robert Sahr, Ph.D.

Shareholder, Biotechnology

Wolf Greenfield

Corey Salsberg

Corey Salsberg

Vice President and Global Head of IP Affairs

Novartis

Hans Sauer

Deputy General Counsel, VP for IP

Biotechnology Industry Organization

Stephanie Schonewald

Stephanie Schonewald

Partner

Choate, Hall & Stewart

Luke Shannon

Luke Shannon

Shareholder

Polsinelli

Emer Simic

Emer Simic

Partner

Neal Gerber Eisenberg

Laura Smalley

Partner

Harris Beach PLLC

Thomas Stoll

Thomas Stoll

Senior Director, Federal Government Affairs

Genentech

Craig Svoboda

Craig Svoboda

Global Head of Intellectual Property

Avotech USA, Inc. 

Steven Tang

Steven Tang

Associate General Counsel for IP Litigation

Amgen

Doreen Trujillo

Doreen Y. Trujillo

Partner

Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP

Cecilia Vega

Cecilia Vega

Partner

Choate, Hall & Stewart

Michele Wales

Michele Wales, Ph.D., JD

Chief Legal Officer

Adaptive Phage Therapeutics

Todd Walters

Shareholder, Chair, Patent Office Litigation Practice and Co-Chair, IP Section

Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney

Sophie Wang

Sophie F. Wang

Partner

Choate, Hall & Stewart