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Stanford IP Law and the Biosciences Conference


May 16, 2014 8:30am - 5:30pm

Paul Brest Hall

8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Paul Brest Hall
Munger Graduate Residences


Join us on May 16, 2014 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m for an informative discussion with leading experts from academia, industry and the judiciary on the latest developments in intellectual property law and the biosciences. Judges, top legal scholars and experienced practitioners from across the country will examine some of the key legal and policy issues raised by the biosciences industry.

To view the conference agenda, click here


Patentable Subject Matter
Indefiniteness and Functional Claiming
Patent Litigation in the Biosciences: A View from the Bench
Luncheon Keynote


Hon. Cathy Ann Bencivengo, United States District Court for the Southern District of California
James Burling, WilmerHale
Cynthia Bright, Hewlett-Packard
John Duffy, University of Virginia School of Law
Mark Fleming, WilmerHale
C. Scott Hemphill, former Office of the Attorney General, New York; Columbia Law School
Andrew Hirshfeld, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Hon. Susan Illston, United States District Court for the Northern District of California
Dan Lang, Cisco Systems, Inc.
Mark Lemley, Stanford Law School; Durie Tangri LLP
Phil Malone, former U.S. Department of Justice; Stanford Law School
Kevin Marks, Roche Molecular Systems
Peter Menell, Berkeley Law School
Robert Mueller, former Director of the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation; WilmerHale
Lorie Ann Morgan, Gilead Sciences, Inc.
Daniel Nazer, Electronic Frontier Foundation
Hon. Sharon Prost, United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Hon. Randall R. Rader, United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Seth P. Waxman, WilmerHale

This event is open to the public. Registration is complimentary, but required.