Keynote Speakers



Nona Lee is in her 20th season with the Arizona Diamondbacks and serves as Executive Vice President & Chief Legal Officer, overseeing all legal issues for the organization.




Ms. Voegtli is vice president, general counsel, and chief intellectual property counsel at Honeywell Aerospace.


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The former Phoenix mayor is a member of the House Committee on the Judiciary - Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet subcommittee. He will be joining us to kick off the Friday morning plenary session January 31, 2020 at 9:00 AM MST.





  • Teboul, Elina

    The Lightup Lab | Founder

    Elina Teboul is an executive coach and the founder of The LightUp Lab, through which Elina seeks to inspire and empower people and organizations through positive psychology, mindfulness and coaching training.
  • Ball, Jonathan

    Gowling WLG | Partner

    Jon Ball is a highly experienced IP dispute resolution lawyer, with over 20 years' experience in assisting clients achieve their commercial goals across all forms of contentious IP matters, with a particular focus on patent enforcement.
  • Skulikaris, Yannis

    European Patent Office | Director Operations in the field of Information and Communications Technology

    Yannis Skulikaris works in the European Patent Office as Director Operations in the field of Information and Communications Technology.
  • Armstrong, Katherine

    Drinker Biddle & Reath, LLP | Counsel

    Katherine E. Armstrong assists clients with compliance matters related to U.S. federal and state privacy and data security laws, and more recently the GDPR and the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), and the NYDFS Cyber Regulations.
  • Baker, Mike

    Mosaic451 | Managing Director

  • Coe, Jeffrey

    ON Semiconductor | Sr. Director and Chief Information Security Officer

  • Daspit, Jacqueline

    Becton, Dickinson and Company | Associate General Counsel

  • Fitch, Elizabeth S.

    Righi Fitch Law Group | Attorney

    Elizabeth S. Fitch is a founding member of Righi Fitch Law Group.
  • Haider, Ameera

    Quarles & Brady, LLP | Associate

    Ameera Haider is a member of the firm's Intellectual Property Practice Group and focuses her practice on IP-intensive transactions.
  • Kwon, Bowon

    Hongseong Branch of Daejeon District/Family Court | Judge

  • Martinez, Richard M.

    Jones Day | Partner

    Rick Martinez's practice focuses on technology and its impact on society.
  • McCloskey, Brian P.

    Avon Worldwide | Chief Intellectual Property Counsel

    Brian oversees Avon’s global intellectual property protection and enforcement strategy and serves as the primary counsel for Avon’s Global Innovation Center.
  • Mond, Rebecca

    The Toy Association | Vice President, Federal Government Affairs

  • Mulgrew, John

    Uber Technologies, Inc. | Global Head of IP and AGC for Product Legal and Marketing Legal

  • Pappas, Peter-Anthony

    USPTO | Special Advisor

    Peter-Anthony Pappas is the Special Advisor to the Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)
  • Pruthi, Parag

    NIKSUN | Founder, CEO & Chairman

    Dr. Pruthi is the Founder, Chairman, and CEO of NIKSUN, which he has grown from a startup to a highly successful global company in the cyber security, wireless, and network monitoring markets.
  • Samardzich, Andrija

    Office of the Attorney General, Consumer Protection and Advocacy Section, State of Arizona | Assistant Attorney General

  • Schaaf, Paul

    Federal Bureau of Investigation | Special Agent

  • Schick, Ian

    Specifio | Co-Founder & CEO

    Ian C. Schick, PhD, Esq, is a patent attorney by training having spent 10 years in private practice, primarily at the Pillsbury firm.
  • Siegal, Kyle N.

    Skysong Innovations | Senior VP of Life Sciences and Chief Patent Counsel

    Kyle joined Skysong Innovations in January 2017 and serves as Senior VP and Chief Patent Counsel.



There is no better place for IP practitioners to explore and experience cutting-edge topics in patent, trademark, copyright, and trade secrets law.