The importance of considering different dispute resolution options in resolving high- stakes intellectual property disputes is often overlooked. This two-hour CLE program, featuring experienced speakers from government, international organizations, academia, and industry, will offer an honest and practical discussion of related topics, including:
- Expert evidence and IP specialist mediators.
- International IP organizations and government IP offices as drivers of dispute resolution innovators.
- Standard essential patents: Dispute resolution models and unintended consequences.
- Views from the trenches and command posts: Dos and don’ts.
7:15 a.m. Virtual Room Opens
7:40 a.m. Welcome
Gary Friedlander – Interim Director, Center for IP, Information & Privacy Law, University of Illinois Chicago School of Law
Rena Lee – Chief Executive, IP Office of Singapore
Heike Wollgast – Head, IP Disputes Section, WIPO Arbitration & Mediation Center
8-10 a.m. Panel Discussion
Moderator / Panelist:
Daryl Lim – H. Laddie Montague Jr. Chair in Law, Associate Dean for Research and Innovation; Founding Director, IP Law & Innovation Initiative, Penn State Dickinson Law; Co-Hire, Institute for Computational & Data Sciences, The Pennsylvania State University
Dr. Ryan Abbott – Mediator, Arbitrator, and Special Master, JAMS; Professor of Law and Health Sciences, University of Surrey School of Law; Adjunct Assistant Professor of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA
Dr. Qiyao Dong – Associate Legal Officer and Representative, IP Disputes Section, WIPO Arbitration & Mediation Center
Zhiyong Fan – Vice President and Head of IP, Huawei Technologies
Dr. Stanley Lai – Chairman, IP Office of Singapore; Head, IP Practice and Co-Head, Cybersecurity & Data Protection Practice, Allen & Gledhill LLP
Dr. Barbara Lauriat – Senior Lecturer, King’s College London; Visiting Associate Professor & Frank H. Marks IP Fellow, The George Washington University Law School
William McGrath – Member, Davis McGrath LLC; Mediator, Lanham Act Mediation Program; Advisory Board Member, Center for IP, Information, & Privacy Law, University of Illinois Chicago School of Law
Joyce A. Tan – Managing Director, Joyce A Tan & Partners
10 a.m. Closing Remarks & Virtual Reception
Please contact Adam Ernette, IP Fellow, at [email protected] with event-related questions or to apply for a needs-based scholarship.