Contact Information

Program in Intellectual Property Law

Patricia O’Neal
565 W. Adams St., Room 723
Chicago, IL 60661
ipconference@kentlaw.iit.edu
P: (312) 906-5128
F: (312) 906-5280

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Supreme Court IP Review (SCIPR)

The Supreme Court IP Review (SCIPR) is a conference designed to provide intellectual property practitioners, jurists, legal academics and law students with a review of IP cases from the U.S. Supreme Court's previous Term, a preview of cases on the docket for the upcoming Term, and a discussion of cert. petitions to watch.

SCIPR 2016

When:

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Where:

Chicago-Kent College of Law
565 West Adams Street
Chicago, IL 60661

CLE:

This conference is approved for 5.5 hours of general MCLE credit in Illinois and Pennsylvania.

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Agenda

8:30 – 9:00 am

Registration and continental breakfast — sponsored by Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP


9:00 – 9:05 am

Welcome remarks — Dean Harold J. Krent, Chicago-Kent College of Law


9:05 – 10:00 am — Copyright Panel

Kirtsaeng v. John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Moderator: Bart Lazar, Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Panelists: Andrew Silverman, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP, counsel for petitioner Kirtsaeng; Ishan Bhabha, Jenner & Block LLP, counsel for respondent John Wiley & Sons; Charles Duan, Public Knowledge; Professor Matthew Sag, Loyola University Chicago School of Law


10:00 – 10:50 am — Patent I Panel

Stryker Corp. v. Zimmer, Inc. and Halo Electronics, Inc. v. Pulse Electronics, Inc.

Moderator: David Clough, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

Panelists: Sharon Hwang, McAndrews, Held & Malloy Ltd., counsel to Stryker Corp.; Craig Countryman, Fish & Richardson PC, counsel to Halo Electronics; Professor Jason Rantanen, University of Iowa College of Law; Greg Reilly, Chicago-Kent College of Law


10:50 – 11:05 am    

Coffee break 


11:05 – 12:00 pm — Patent II Panel

Cuozzo Speed Technologies, LLC. v. Lee

Moderator: Ann Palma, McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP

Panelists: Scott Weidenfeller, Senior Counsel for Patent Law and Litigation, USPTO; Professor Irina Manta, Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University; Professor Jay Kesan, University of Illinois College of Law


12:00 – 1:00 pm 

Lunch — sponsored by McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP


1:00 – 1:45 pm 

The Supreme Court IP Review Address: "Some Thoughts on the Relationship Between the Supreme Court and the Federal Circuit"

The Honorable Timothy B. Dyk, Circuit Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

Introduction: Robert Surrette, McAndrews, Held & Malloy Ltd.


1:45 – 2:00 pm 

Coffee break


2:00 – 2:50 pm — Remembering Justice Scalia in IP Cases

Panelists: Professor John Duffy, University of Virginia School of Law; Professor Graeme Dinwoodie, Chicago-Kent College of Law


2:50 – 3:10 pm 

Supreme Court Analytics on the Past Term

Professor Edward Lee, Chicago-Kent College of Law


3:10 – 4:00 pm 

Preview of the Upcoming Term: IP cert. grants and cert. petitions to watch

Moderator: Professor Christopher Schmidt, Chicago-Kent College of Law

Cert. grants: Professor John Duffy, University of Virginia School of Law

Varsity Brands, Inc. v. Star Athletica, LLC 
John Bursch, Bursch Law PLLC, counsel to petitioner

Life Techs. Corp. v. Promega Corp.
Robert Hochman, Sidley Austin LLP, counsel to petitioner

Samsung Electronics v. Apple Inc.

SCA Hygiene Products Aktiebolag v. First Quality Baby Products, LLC

Lee v. Tam (expected grant)

Petitions to watch


4:00 – 5:00 pm

Reception — sponsored by McAndrews, Held & Malloy Ltd.