March 7-8, 2023
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Panels, times and speakers subject to change. Initial descriptions written by IPWatchdog. Descriptions will be updated by the panel to more specifically reflect the conversation that will be had by panelists.

Tuesday, Mar 7, 2023

8:00 AM ET

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8:30 AM ET

Welcome

Gene Quinn, IPWatchdog Gene Quinn
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8:45 AM ET

What is the Difference Between Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning? And Does it Matter?

Generally speaking, a good working understanding for artificial intelligence by itself is the creation of the appearance of human cognition. Meanwhile, machine learning and refers to the ability for systems to learn from input data, and to continuously improve through refinement and without additional input from the user. In the real world, however, it can be difficult to separate what…

Ryan Abbott
Allison Gaul
Chris Hannon Christian Hannon
Dr. Dipanjan “DJ” Nag Dr. Dipanjan “DJ” Nag
Jason Alan Snyder Jason Alan Snyder
Add to Calendar 03/07/2023 8:45 AM America/New_York What is the Difference Between Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning? And Does it Matter?

Generally speaking, a good working understanding for artificial intelligence by itself is the creation of the appearance of human cognition. Meanwhile, machine learning and refers to the ability for systems to learn from input data, and to continuously improve through refinement and without additional input from the user. In the real world, however, it can be difficult to separate what…

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10:00 AM ET

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10:30 AM ET

AI Data Permission: Do You Have the Rights to the Underlying Data & Information?

From a legal risk perspective, creators and users of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) innovations need to be careful with acquiring information, whether it be for the purpose of  selecting the training data used to train these systems, or by acquiring or scraping copyrighted data or images without authorization to create a corpus of data that will be…

Steven Carlson
Jim Gatto James Gatto
Allison Gaul
Steve Kurlowecz Steve Kurlowecz
Add to Calendar 03/07/2023 10:30 AM America/New_York AI Data Permission: Do You Have the Rights to the Underlying Data & Information?

From a legal risk perspective, creators and users of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) innovations need to be careful with acquiring information, whether it be for the purpose of  selecting the training data used to train these systems, or by acquiring or scraping copyrighted data or images without authorization to create a corpus of data that will be…

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12:00 PM ET

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1:00 PM ET

Patent Eligibility: Has the Supreme Court and Federal Circuit Struck the Right Balance?

This panel comes at the suggestion of Joe Matal, who commented on an article authored by Russ Slifer posted to LinkedIn. Joe’s comment initiated a conversation on LinkedIn between Adam Mossoff, Nick Matich, Gene Quinn and Russ Slifer. At Joe’s suggestion, IPWatchdog is pleased to host this discussion in person. Due to the unavailability of Russ, Drew Hirshfeld will take…

Drew Hirshfeld
Joseph Matal
Nicholas Matich
Adam Mossoff
Add to Calendar 03/07/2023 1:00 PM America/New_York Patent Eligibility: Has the Supreme Court and Federal Circuit Struck the Right Balance?

This panel comes at the suggestion of Joe Matal, who commented on an article authored by Russ Slifer posted to LinkedIn. Joe’s comment initiated a conversation on LinkedIn between Adam Mossoff, Nick Matich, Gene Quinn and Russ Slifer. At Joe’s suggestion, IPWatchdog is pleased to host this discussion in person. Due to the unavailability of Russ, Drew Hirshfeld will take…

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2:00 PM ET

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2:15 PM ET

A Software Patent Perspective: Best Practices for Drafting to Stand the Test of Time

To listen to the critics of software patents you would never know that software has been patented in the United States— ever.  Notwithstanding, software patents have a very long history in the United States. Computer implemented processes, or software, has been patented in the United States since 1968. The first software patent was granted by the United States Patent and…

Frank Bernstein
Kate Gaudry Kate Gaudry, PhD
Mark Vallone Mark Vallone
Wen Xie
Add to Calendar 03/07/2023 2:15 PM America/New_York A Software Patent Perspective: Best Practices for Drafting to Stand the Test of Time

To listen to the critics of software patents you would never know that software has been patented in the United States— ever.  Notwithstanding, software patents have a very long history in the United States. Computer implemented processes, or software, has been patented in the United States since 1968. The first software patent was granted by the United States Patent and…

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3:15 PM ET

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3:45 PM ET

From Licensing to Litigation: Strategies for Protecting Software IP Assets

Software owners must carefully consider appropriate vehicles for protection of their intellectual property in order to remain competitive and profitable. In addition, to maximize return on innovation, software providers must craft airtight, effective license agreements with terms that will protect their IP and minimize risk. Patenting software, and perhaps in particular artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) related innovations,…

Christopher Geyer Christopher Geyer
Bryan Mechell Bryan Mechell
David Prange
Add to Calendar 03/07/2023 3:45 PM America/New_York From Licensing to Litigation: Strategies for Protecting Software IP Assets

Software owners must carefully consider appropriate vehicles for protection of their intellectual property in order to remain competitive and profitable. In addition, to maximize return on innovation, software providers must craft airtight, effective license agreements with terms that will protect their IP and minimize risk. Patenting software, and perhaps in particular artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) related innovations,…

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4:45 PM ET

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5:00 PM ET

Securing the Internet of Things with Blockchain

With the global Internet of Things (IoT) market size is projected to reach USD 650.5 Billion by 2026—doubling in size from USD 300.3 billion in 2021—there is an ever increasing need to properly secure information and data to ensure privacy and reliability of data and transactions. Among the ways this is being handled currently is through the use of blockchain…

Elina Litvak Cohen
Benjamin Mak Benjamin Mak
Ryan Phelan Ryan Phelan
Add to Calendar 03/07/2023 5:00 PM America/New_York Securing the Internet of Things with Blockchain

With the global Internet of Things (IoT) market size is projected to reach USD 650.5 Billion by 2026—doubling in size from USD 300.3 billion in 2021—there is an ever increasing need to properly secure information and data to ensure privacy and reliability of data and transactions. Among the ways this is being handled currently is through the use of blockchain…

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6:00 PM ET

Reception

Beer, wine and cocktails with hors’ d’ oeuvres.

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Beer, wine and cocktails with hors’ d’ oeuvres.

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Wednesday, Mar 8, 2023

8:00 AM ET

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8:30 AM ET

Welcome Day 2

Gene Quinn, IPWatchdog Gene Quinn
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9:00 AM ET

Immersive Technologies and The Future of Entertainment

Immersive technologies are fundamentally changing the way we live, work and?consume information and media. And Extended Reality (XR) is blurring the boundaries between the physical world and the digital space. Through the combination of Augmented Reality (AR), which superimposes a computer-generated image on a user’s view of the real world), Virtual Reality (VR), which generates a simulation of a three-dimensional images…

Dina Blikshteyn Dina Blikshteyn
John Rogitz
Add to Calendar 03/08/2023 9:00 AM America/New_York Immersive Technologies and The Future of Entertainment

Immersive technologies are fundamentally changing the way we live, work and?consume information and media. And Extended Reality (XR) is blurring the boundaries between the physical world and the digital space. Through the combination of Augmented Reality (AR), which superimposes a computer-generated image on a user’s view of the real world), Virtual Reality (VR), which generates a simulation of a three-dimensional images…

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10:00 AM ET

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10:15 AM ET

TBA

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11:15 AM ET

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11:30 AM ET

The Impact of Artificial Intelligence on U.S. Economic and National Security

China’s goal is to surpass the United States and other nations in advanced technologies, from artificial intelligence to robotics. In fact, according to the “New Generation Artificial Intelligence Development” plan, China has committed to becoming “the world’s premier artificial intelligence innovation center” by 2030. Meanwhile, the United States continues to weaken intellectual property protections, particularly patents for advanced software related…

Rama Elluru Rama Elluru
USPTO Director Andrei Iancu. Photo credit Jay Premack/USPTO. Hon. Andrei Iancu
Add to Calendar 03/08/2023 11:30 AM America/New_York The Impact of Artificial Intelligence on U.S. Economic and National Security

China’s goal is to surpass the United States and other nations in advanced technologies, from artificial intelligence to robotics. In fact, according to the “New Generation Artificial Intelligence Development” plan, China has committed to becoming “the world’s premier artificial intelligence innovation center” by 2030. Meanwhile, the United States continues to weaken intellectual property protections, particularly patents for advanced software related…

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1:00 PM ET

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