05/10: IP Lessons

May 10, 2021 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM


Virtual - all times are eastern daylight time


90 minutes

IP Lessons from the Pandemic

Litigating IP Cases in a Post Covid-19 World: From Depositions to Trial, How to Persuasively Shape and Win Your Case Remotely and Live

Moderator: Kim Van Voorhis, Nike Inc., Beaverton, OR

Honorable Maryellen Noreika, US District Court, District of Delaware, Wilmington, DE
Bijal Vakil, White & Case, Palo Alto, CA
Daralyn Durie, Durie Tangri, San Francisco, CA

Leading Your Team and Firm in the Shift From In-Person to Virtual: The ABCs of Marketing, Managing to Mentoring

Moderator: Myra McCormack, Johnson & Johnson, New Brunswick, NJ

Veda Cruz, Gearbox Software, Frisco, TX
Jenae Gureff, Cantor Colburn LLP, Alexandria, VA
Chanel Lattimer-Tingan, Royer Cooper Cohen Braunfeld LLC, Philadelphia, PA
Scott Rittman, Becton, Dickinson and Company, Franklin Lakes, NJ


  • Rittman, Scott200 Rittman, Scott

    Becton, Dickinson and Company | Chief Counsel, Intellectual Property

    Scott Rittman is the Chief Counsel – Intellectual Property at Becton, Dickinson and Company, leading all worldwide IP activities for BD. BD is a global medical technology company headquartered in New Jersey, with more than 70,000 associates serving over 190 countries. Scott began his career with Finnegan, Henderson in Washington D.C. and then moved in-house with Lucent Technologies and then its spin-off Agere Systems, before joining BD. Scott received his Bachelor’s degree in Materials Science and Engineering from the University of Michigan, as well as his law degree.
  • Judge-Noreika 200 Noreika, Maryellen

    US District Court, District of Delaware | Judge

    Judge Noreika was sworn in as a District Judge on August 10, 2018. Prior to that time, Judge Noreika was a partner at the law firm Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP in Wilmington, Delaware, where her practice focused on intellectual property litigation and unfair competition cases.
  • Lattimer_Photo_200 Lattimer-Tingan, Chanel

    Royer Cooper Cohen Braunfeld LLC | Staff Attorney

    Chanel Lattimer is an intellectual property attorney. Chanel's practice focuses on trademark and copyright prosecution, enforcement and litigation, internet domain and social media infringement, cybersquatting issues, and intellectual property transactional matters, including various IP agreements. Currently, Chanel is a Staff Attorney in the IP Group at Royer Cooper Cohen and Braunfeld and is also a freelance IP attorney.
  • Gureff_Photo_200 Gureff, Jenae

    Cantor Coburn LLP | Partner in Charge

    Jenae Gureff is the Partner in Charge of the Cantor Colburn Washington, DC office. She has an extensive foreign practice and counsels international clients in regard to U.S. strategy. Her practice focuses on the preparation and prosecution of patent applications and opinion work related to medical devices and other mechanical technologies. Jenae also maintains a widespread design patent practice.
  • VanVoorhis_Photo_200 Van Voorhis, Kim

    Nike | Assistant General Counsel, Global IP LItigation

    Kim is Assistant General Counsel, Global IP Litigation & Director of IP Europe at Nike, Inc. She is a committed IP professional, bringing nearly 20 years of experience litigating, managing portfolios, and providing strategic counseling on all aspects of global intellectual property rights, including patents, trademarks, design, copyright and trade secrets, in both elite law firm and Fortune 100 corporate settings.
  • Cruz_Photo_200 Cruz, Veda

    Gearbox Software | Associate Counsel

    Veda Cruz is a young attorney who serves as in-house associate counsel at Gearbox Software, developer of the Borderlands games. She received her law degree and MBA simultaneously at the University of Miami, where she previously served as President of the Intellectual Property Law Society at Miami Law. She now resides in Texas, where she enjoys playing video games, reading books, or riding around town on her motorcycle.
  • McCormack, Myra McCormack, Myra H.

    Johnson & Johnson | Associate Patent Counsel

    Myra manages the patent group for the Consumer Sector for Johnson & Johnson. Until recently, she managed a group of patent lawyers who support the Immunology, Infectious Disease and Vaccine Therapeutic Areas for Johnson & Johnson's Pharmaceutical sector where she oversaw the patent portfolios, products, licensing, M&A and diligence activities for J&J's pharm sector particularly in these therapeutic areas.
  • Durie_Daralyn_Photo_200 Durie, Daralyn

    Durie Tangri | Partner

    “There are few trial lawyers in the exclusive world of Silicon Valley high-tech circles as trusted as Daralyn Durie,” says Lawdragon’s 500 Leading Lawyers in America. Daralyn has been selected by Benchmark Litigation as one of the top 20 trial lawyers in California and one of the top 100 trial lawyers in the United States, Chambers & Partners as one of the top 6 patent litigators in California, Superlawyers as one of the top 10 lawyers in Northern California, the Daily Journal as one of the top 100 lawyers and one of the top 75 intellectual property lawyers in California, and by Law360 as an Icon of IP and MVP.
  • Vakil_Photo_200 Vakil, Bijal

    White & Case | Partner

    Bijal is a member of the Technology Industry Practice and the Global Intellectual Property Group at White and Case. He successfully represents technology companies in all aspects of their life cycle. He also has an impressive track record litigating complex patent cases in district courts, the International Trade Commission, and before the Federal Circuit.