7:30-8:30am   Continental breakfast
8:30-9:00am   Welcome - DePaul University College of Law (Barbara Bressler, Director, CIPLIT)

Welcome - APLF (Howard Bernstein*, Partner, Sughrue Mion, PLLC.)

9:00-10:00am   INDIA* (Chid Iyer - Sughrue Mion PLLC)

ARGENTINA* (Alicia Alverez Berkenwald - Gold-Berkenwald)

10:00-10:.15am   Q & A
10:15-10:30am   Break
10:30-11:30am   KOREA* (Sunhee Lee - Sughrue Mion PLLC)

JAPAN* (Yoshi Kishimoto - Sughrue Mion PLLC)

11:30-11:45am   Q & A
11:45am-12:15pm   Address by Honorable Elizabeth Laporte, Magistrate Judge, United States District Court for the Northern District California
12:15-1:15pm   Lunch
1:15-2:00pm   UNITED STATES* (Professor Katherine Strandburg, DePaul University College of Law)
2:00-2:15pm   Q & A
2:15-3:00pm   EUROPE* (Walter Maiwald - Maiwald Patentanwalts GmbH)
3:00-3:15pm   Q & A
3:15-3:30pm   Break
3:30-4:00pm   AUSTRALIA* (Brett Lunn, FB Rice & Co.)
4:00-4:30pm   CANADA* (Mitchell B. Charness - Ridout & Maybee LLC)

*Open up to Power Point Slides



CIPLIT hosted the Third International IP Scholars Roundtable and Hosier Scholar Lecture on May 1 - 2, 2014.

On May 1 and 2, 2014, twenty-two senior scholars from the United States and various other countries held a roundtable at DePaul on international intellectual property law issues.

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Professor Sarnoff named Edison Scholar.

Professor Joshua Sarnoff has been appointed a Thomas Alva Edison Visiting Scholar for the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

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15th Annual Niro Distinguished IP Lecture.

"How to Retain Patent Enforcement While Reforming It – Judges and Counsel Should Manage Infringement Suits, not Congress"

Honorable Paul R Michel(Ret.)
Chief Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

Commentator, Honorable James F Holderman
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois

To view the video of this discussion, please click here.

In August 2013, four members of CIPLIT faculty participated in the 13th annual IP Scholars Conference, which originated at DePaul in 2000.

Professor Roberta Kwall opened the conference with a talk about the history of the conference and the top 10 things law faculty can do to enhance their career potential in this new reality of legal education. Professor Margit Livingston presented her paper on Copyright Infringement of Music: Determining Whether What Sounds Alike Is Alike. Professor Josh Sarnoff commented on Victoria Stodden’s paper, Software Patents as a Barrier to Scientific Transparency: An Unexpected Consequence of Bayh-Dole. Professor Fusco spoke about The Origins of Patent Examination in the Venetian Republic.

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