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Global Patent Software Summit

  • 07 Dec 2017
  • 12:00 PM - 4:30 PM
  • Garden Court Hotel

Global Patent Software Summit

Thursday, December 7, 2017
Garden Court Hotel, Palo Alto
12:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Presented by Kilburn & Strode and the Berkeley Center for Law & Technology

Are the differing patent office approaches to software patentability around the world finally aligning? Patent examiners, in-house counsel and leading academics come together to find the answer and propose practical approaches to managing software patents globally.

Keynote Speaker: Mark Cohen, Berkeley Center For Law & Technology, UC Berkeley School of Law
"China's Emerging Role in Software, IT, Business Method and Standards Essential Patents"

Panel 1: "Understanding the Converging Approach to Software Patentability at the EPO, JPO and USPTO"
Panelists:
Miguel Domingo Vecchioni, EPO Examiner
Takuya Izumi, current Japanese Government IP Official, NEDO ‎Silicon Valley Office
Chau Nguyen, USPTO Examiner
Moderated by Nick Shipp, VP, Kilburn & Strode San Francisco Liaison office

Panel 2: "How to Effectively Manage a Global Software Patent Portfolio"
Panelists:
Paul Leblond, Senior Patent Counsel, Google
Bill Harmon - Director of IP and Trademarks, Uber
Jonah Probell - IP Strategist, SoundHound
Moderated by Frederic Thiel - VP, Kilburn & Strode San Francisco Liaison office

The summit is sponsored by Kilburn & Strode and co-organized by Berkeley Center for Law & Technology (BCLT).

For details and registration, click here.


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