May 23-24, 2022
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All Speakers

Meredith Addy

Meredith Addy

Co-Founder & Intellectual Property Litigator

AddyHart P.C.

Vishal Amin

Head of IP Policy


Brent R. Bellows


Knowles Intellectual Property Strategies

Marc Booth

Chief Intellectual Property Officer

Acacia Research Corporation

Assistant Attorney General Makan Delrahim

Makan Delrahim

Assistant Attorney General, Department of Justice

Hon. Theodore Essex

Senior Counsel

Hogan Lovells

Glenn Forbis


Harness IP

Douglas H. Frank, Ph.D.

Senior Consultant


Kirk Goodwin

Associate General Counsel, IP

Tektronics, a Fortive Operating Company

Michael Gulliford

Co-Founder & Partner

Soryn IP Capital Management

Robert Hart

Co-Founder & Partner

AddyHart, P.C

Phil Hartstein


Soryn IP Capital

David G. Henry


Munck Wilson Mandala

Hon. Ryan T. Holte

Judge, Jurist-in-Residence Professor of Law, University of Akron School of Law

United States Court of Federal Claims

Andrei Iancu

Hon. Andrei Iancu

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

Sullivan & Cromwell

Emily Johnson

Emily Johnson

Head of IP Policy & Advocacy


Philip S. Johnson

Chair, Steering Committee

Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform

Miranda Y. Jones

Partner, IP Litigator

Porter Hedges LLP

Sherry Knowles


Knowles Intellectual Property Strategies

Evan Langdon

Partner, Chair, International Trade Commission (ITC) Litigation Practice

Fabricant LLP

Scott McKeown

Shareholder, Post-Grant Proceedings Practice

Wolf Greenfield

Vince Mutolo

Senior Managing Director in Investment Banking

Judge Kathleen O'Malley

Hon. Kathleen O’Malley

Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (ret.)

Sullivan & Cromwell

Chad Pannell


AddyHart P.C.

Robert Pechman

Chief IP Counsel, Seagate Technology

Gene Quinn

President & CEO

IPWatchdog, Inc.

P. Andrew Riley

P. Andrew Riley

Attorney At Law

Mei & Mark, LLP

Matthew Rizzolo

Matthew Rizzolo


Ropes & Gray

Erick Robinson

Co-Chair, Intellectual Property Practice Group

Spencer Fane LLP

Joseph Schenker

Josef Schenker

Senior Attorney

Ropes & Gray

Lloyd Smith

IP Litigation Group Chair

Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney

Mandy Song, Ph.D.

Founding and Managing Partner, Bayes PLLC

David M. Stein

David M. Stein

Partner, Brown Rudnick LLP

Jonathan Stroud

General Counsel

Unified Patents

Sean Thompson

Director of IP Investment Strategies and General Counsel

Parabellum Capital

Jamie Underwood

Jamie Underwood


Latham & Watkins

Wendy Verlander

Managing Shareholder

Verlander LLP

Todd Walters

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

Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney

Christine Yun Sauer

Cloud Business Apps, IoT, and AI Attorney


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