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Design Patents in the Modern World Conference


April 5, 2013 8:30am - 5:00pm

Room 290

Video Recordings
Panel 1: Design Patent Prosecution
Panel 2: The Scope of Design Patents
Panel 3: Overlaps with Copyright and Trademark
Panel 4: Design Patents in High Tech and Component Industries

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The conference is co-sponsored by the Stanford Program in Law, Science, & Technology, Samsung Electronics, Nike, and Google. 

Stanford Law School hosted a major conference on design patents April 5-6, 2013. Long neglected in practice and academic scholarship,design patents have exploded in importance as a result both of recent changes in the law and high-profile cases like Apple v. Samsung.  Drawing on the experience of lawyers, in-house counsel and academics, our conference will explore both practical and policy ramifications of these developments.  Along with the public conference on April 5, we hosted a one-day academic symposium with papers on design patents from the leading scholars in the world on these issues.

For more information and to view the list of presenters and commenters for the Design Patent Academic Day on April 6th, click here

Agenda:  Design Patents in the Modern World Conference (updated 03.21.2013)
Design Patents Conference Academic Day

Confirmed speakers:

Sarah Burstein, University of Oklahoma
Christopher Carani, McAndrews Held
Dennis Crouch, University of Missouri
Alan Morgan Datri, WIPO
Brian Hanlon, US PTO
Laura Heymann, William & Mary Law School
Michael Jacobs, Morrison & Foerster
James Juo, Fulwider Patton
Robert Katz, Banner & Witcoff
Mark Lemley, Stanford Law School
Jaime Lemons, Nike
Katie Maksym, Nike
Charles L. Mauro, MauroNewMedia, Inc. 
Michael Meehan, Google Inc.
Mark McKenna, Notre Dame Law School
Tom Moga, Shook Hardy & Bacon
John Pratt, Kilpatrick Townsend
Michael Risch, Villanova Law School
Matt Schruers, CCIA
Perry Saidman, Saidman Design Law
Michael Zeller, Quinn Emanuel  

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