United States: Morrison & Foerster Symposium 2016: Recent Developments in Intellectual Property Law
Last Updated: November 7 2016


The symposium will provide insights on patent litigation and licensing strategies, including an overview of recent case law developments and how previously used strategies could raise antitrust issues. The attendees will also receive practical advice on how to structure effective license agreements.

14:00 – 14:05 (5 mins)
Welcome Remarks by Robert J. Hollingshead

14:05 – 14:50 (45 mins)
Q&A Session "The Future of Pharmaceutical Patent Protection and Enforcement"
Moderator: Steven E. Comer 
Panel: David C. Doyle, Peng Chen and Gregory A. Chopskie

14:50 – 15:00 (10 mins)
Coffee break

15:00 – 15:40 (40 mins)
"Presentation "Issues in Structuring Patent License Agreements" by Seth M. Graham

15:40 – 15:55 (15 mins)

15:55 – 16:35 (40 mins)
Presentation "Recent Developments in U.S. Patent Law: Updates from the Federal Circuit and U.S. Supreme Court" by Akira Irie

16:35 – 16:45 (10 mins)
Coffee break

16:45 – 17:25 (40 mins)
Presentation "Tensions at the Interface of IP and Competition Law: Antitrust and Competition Law Issues Arising in IP Licensing and Enforcement" by James E. Robinson

17:25 – 17:30 (5 mins)
Closing Remarks by Robert J. Hollingshead

17:30 –
Reception (close/refreshments/business card exchange)

Robert J. Holingshead, Partner, Tokyo, Morrison & Foerster
Steven E. Comer, Partner, Tokyo, Morrison & Foerster
David C. Doyle, Partner, San Diego, Morrison & Foerster
Peng Chen, Partner, San Diego, Morrison & Foerster
Gregory A. Chopskie, Partner, Washington D.C., Morrison & Foerster
James E. Robinson, Partner, Tokyo, Morrison & Foerster
Seth M. Graham, Senior Associate, Tokyo, Morrison & Foerster
Akira Irie, Senior Associate, Tokyo, Morrison & Foerster

The symposium will be presented with simultaneous interpretation between English and Japanese.

CLE and MCLE Credits are pending.

In order to give attendees a chance to ask questions and to encourage discussion, space for this symposium will be limited. Accordingly, an early response is encouraged.

We look forward to seeing you at the Morrison & Foerster Symposium 2016: Recent Developments in Intellectual Property Law.

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