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Draft program as of December 22, 2016. Subject to change.

 
 
8:00  - 9:00 am
Registration & Continental Breakfast
​9:00 - 9:10 am

​Welcome Remarks

Moderator:

  • Estelle Bakun (Invited), ExxonMobil, Houston, TX  

​9:10 - 9:50 am

US Patent Act - Section 101

  • Duane Marks, BioProducts Eli LIlly Company, Indianapolis, IN

9:50 ​- 10:00 am ​Break
​10:00 am - 12:00 pm

​Patents After the AIA: Evolving Law & Practice under Section 102

  • Greg Allen (invited), 3M, Minneapolis, MN (Bio, Paper, Slides)

  • Brad D. Pedersen (invited), Patterson Thuente, Minneapolis, MN (Bio, Paper, Slides)

  • Brian R. Stanton (invited), Stanton Consulting Services, LLC (Bio, Paper, Slides)

​12:00 - 12:30pm

​Luncheon

​12:30 - 1:30 pm Ethical Issues for IP Attorneys: Year in Review
  • Thomas Engellenner (invited), Pepper Hamilton, LLP, Boston, MA  (Bio, Paper, Slides)

1:40 - 2:20 pm,

​Section 103: Demonstrating Nexus

  • Tom Irving (invited), Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner, Washington, DC (Bio, Paper, Slides)

​2:20 - 3:40 pm

​Prosecution with Eye Towards Litigation: Written Description, Enablement, Indefiniteness

  • Robert D. Titus (invited), Eli Lilly Company, Indianapolis, IN (Bio, Paper, Slides)

​3:40 pm ​Break
​3:50 - 4:30 pm

Double Patenting & Restrictions

  • John Livingstone (invited), Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner, Atlanta, GA (BioPaperSlides)

5:00 pm Adjournment
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