Speeches 2003-2005

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Faculty Member, “The History of Technology and Law: From Fire to Fiber Optics,” Southern Methodist University, Department of Computer Science and Engineering,     October 21, 2005.

Featured Speaker, “The Social and Ethical Dimensions of the Nanotechnology Movement,” Southern Methodist University, Maguire Center of Ethics, October, 20, 2005.

Legal Commentator, “Intellectual Property Update,” Defenders of Property Rightsshow on Rightalk.com Internet radio, June 16, 2005.

Faculty Member, “Regulations and Marketing of Biomedical Devices: Legal and Ethical Challenges,” Third International Conference on Ethical Issues in Biomedical Engineering, Rochester, New York, June 6, 2005.

Faculty Member, “East Meets West: Comparisons of United States and Chinese Patent Systems,” American Intellectual Property Law Association, IP Practice in the Far East Committee and the China Intellectual Property Society (CIPS) Joint Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, May 10, 2005.

Faculty Member and Conference Co-chair, “Bioinformatics: the Intersection of the Life Sciences and Information Technology” and “Pharmacogenomics: the Power of Genomic Information,” 2005 World Computer and Internet Congress, Computer Law Association, Washington, DC, May 6, 2005.

Legal Commentator, “Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios, Inc. v. Grokster: Copyright Under Siege,” Defender’s of Property Rightsshow on Rightalk.com Internet Radio, April 14, 2005

Legal Commentator, “Legal Issues for Chinese Startups and Other Companies Operating in the United States,” China Access Forum 2005 and Chinese Biopharmaceutical Association, Washington, DC, April 8, 2005.

Faculty Member, “Bots Gone Wild: Some Observations and Speculations on Nanotechnology,” American Intellectual Property Law Association, Orlando, Florida, January 26, 2005.

Faculty Member, “Evolving Best Practices: Strategic Intellectual Property Protection in the New Economy,” Law Seminars International: IP Licensing Transactions, Atlanta, GA, December 3, 2004.

Faculty Member, “Telematics: The Drive to Distraction,” The 2004 Annual European Congress, Computer Law Association, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, November 19, 2004.

Speaker, “United States International Trade Commission Section 337 Actions: A Weapon in the Arsenal of U.S. Companies,” Rochester Fall CLE Program, Rochester, NY, November 5, 2004.

Faculty Member, “International Transactions Involving Outsourcing Technology,” Law Seminars International, Reston, VA, October 15, 2004.

Moderator and Sponsor, “The Business Case for Diversity in Biotechnology IP Law” and “Access Issues Associated with Drug Development,” BIO Intellectual Property Counsels’ Committee Fall Meeting, Boston, MA, October 5, 2004.

Panelist, “PTO Roundtable,” BIO Intellectual Property Counsels’ Committee Fall Meeting (with Biojudiciary Project), Boston, MA, October 5, 2004.

Featured Speaker, “Law and Procedure of 337 Patent Litigation at the U.S. International Trade Commission: Strategies for Chinese Companies,” China University of Political Science and Law, International Cooperation and Exchange Center, Beijing, China, September 23, 2004; Zhejiang Provincial Senior WTO Center, Hangzhou, China, September 24, 2004; and Xiamen University, International Economic Law Institute, Xiamen, China, September 27, 2004 (series of lectures with Judge Paul Luckern of the USITC on 337 actions and their impact on Chinese and other companies)

Featured Speaker, “Antitrust and Industrial Property: Weighing the Balance,” Peking University Law School, Beijing, China, September 22, 2004.

Speaker, “Size Does Matter: Nanotechnology and the Law,” National Association of Patent Practitioners Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, July 13, 2004.

Faculty Member, “International Transactions Involving Technology Exports and Imports,” Law Seminars International, Atlanta, GA, June 25, 2004.

Faculty Member, “Patenting Nanotechnology: Big Patents for Small Inventions,” Advanced Biotechnology & Chemical Patent Practice Seminar, American Intellectual Property Law Association, St. Louis, MO, June 18, 2004.

Moderator, “Intellectual Property Enforcement in Latin America,” American Intellectual Property Law Association, Dallas, TX, May 14, 2004.

Moderator, “Nanotechnology: the Emerging Legal Landscape of the Small,” American Intellectual Property Law Association, Dallas, TX, May 14, 2004.

Faculty Member, “The 2004 World Computer and Internet Law Congress: Nanotechnology Licensing—the New Frontier,” Computer Law Association, Washington, DC, May 6, 2004.

Faculty Member, “Licensing Little Things: Practical Concerns in Nanotechnology” and “The Future of Technology Transfer,” European Intellectual Property Institutes Network (EIPIN), Fifth EIPIN Congress, Centre d’Études Internationales de la Propriété Industrielle (CEIPI), École Nationale d’Administration (ENA), April 2–3, 2004, Strasbourg, France.

Faculty Member and Co-Moderator, “Intellectual Property in the 21st Century: Weighing the Balance,” Second Conference of the Americas: Electronic Commerce: Progress and Development, joint meeting of the Computer Law Association and the Instituto Latinoamericano de Alta Tecnología, Informática y Derecho (ILATID), Santa Domingo, Dominican Republic, February 6, 2004.

Faculty Member, “Nano-Biotech Patenting: Riding the Wave of the Bio-Nanotechnology Revolution,” speaker on U.S. litigation, patenting, regulatory, and privacy concerns for a conference sponsored by EuroLegal, London, England, October 21, 2003.

Faculty Member, “Size Does Matter: Nanotechnology and the Law,” The Legal and Business Forum on Nanotechnology, speaker on litigation and patenting concerns in nanotechnology innovation, Boston, MA, June 16, 2003.

Moderator, panel on the “Basics of Trademark Prosecution and Disputes How-To,” American Intellectual Property Law Association, Atlanta, GA, May 15, 2003.

Speaker, “Intellectual Property-New Legal Developments and Today’s Critical Issues,” The 2003 World Computer and Internet Law Congress, Computer Law Association, Washington, D.C., May 1, 2003

Faculty Member, “The Economics of Lost Profits Damages,” Eighth National Forum on Litigating Patent Disputes,American Conference Institute, Washington, D.C. and San Francisco, CA, February 19-20, 2003 and March 10-11, 2003.

Featured Luncheon Speaker, “Recent Developments in Business Method Patenting,”

New York Intellectual Property Law Association, New York, NY, January 31, 2003.