Speeches 2006-2008

Moderator, panel on “Bilski, Nuitjen and Beyond: Section 101 in the Crosshairs,” Licensing Executives Society, Greater Washington DC Chapter, June 26, 2008.

Faculty Presentation, “Intellectual Property in the Twenty-First Century,” Texas Tech University, Department of Engineering, Lubbock, TX, April 11-12, 2008.

Faculty Presentation, “The Ethics of the Nanotechnology Movement,” Texas Tech University, Department of Engineering, Lubbock, TX, April 12, 2008.

Faculty Presentation, “Trade Secrets and Antitrust,” Southern Methodist University, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Dallas, TX, March 1, 2008.

Keynote Speaker, “Intellectual Property in the Twenty-First Century,” International Visitor Leadership Program, U.S. Department of State, Washington, DC, January 31, 2008 (keynote address to over two dozen international dignitaries from across the world).

Moderator, panel on “Budgeting: How to Get Your Bills Paid Promptly,” American Intellectual Property Law Association, Phoenix, AZ, January 25, 2008.

Speaker, “Update on Issues in Nanotechnology: the Science and Ethics,” American Intellectual Property Law Association, Emerging Technology Committee, Washington, DC, January 25, 2008.

Moderator, panel on “New Clients, New Work and New Hires – Do Conflicts or Ethics Preclude Them?,” American Intellectual Property Law Association, Washington, DC, October 18, 2007.

Legal Commentator, “Viacom v. YouTube: Statutory Copyright Damages and Mitigation,” BNN Business News Television Network, Washington, DC, September 12, 2007.

Keynote Speaker, State Department, “Building Stronger Intellectual Property Rights in Moscow: A Comparison of the United States and Russia,” Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs for the U.S. Department of State, Washington, DC, May 21, 2007.

Speaker, “Nanotechnology Ethics: Considerations in the Medical Arena,” American Intellectual Property Law Association, Biotechnology Committee, Washington, DC, May 11, 2007.

Legal Commentator, “Ethical Dimensions to Nanotechnology,” The Fourth International Conference on Ethical Issues in Biomedical Engineering, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Polytechnic University, April 21, 2007.

Faculty Member, “Climbing the Great Wall: protecting Software and Business Methods in China,” IP Practice in China Seminar, American Intellectual Property Law Association, Washington, DC, April 11, 2007.

Featured Speaker, “Building Stronger Copyright Enforcement in Beijing: A Comparison of the United States and China,” Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs for the U.S. Department of State, Washington, DC, April 2, 2007.

Faculty Member, “Developing a Strategy for Claiming and Prosecuting Software Patents in the Changing Patent Landscape,” Software IP Strategy Summit, Palo Alto, CA, February 20, 2007.

Moderator, panel on “Foreign Counsel Relationships: Managing the Differences,” American Intellectual Property Law Association, Washington, DC, October 20, 2006.

Faculty Member, “The History of Technology Through Patents,” Southern Methodist University, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, October 13, 2006.

Legal Commentator, “Telematics in the Workplace: Blackberry Mania,” CNBCtelevision’s Morning Callshow, New York, New York, September 5, 2006.

Legal Commentator, “Supreme Court and Legislative Update on Patent Rights,” Defenders of Property Rightsshow on Rightalk.com Internet radio, June 8, 2006.

Faculty Member, “Breaking Down Organizational and Cultural Barriers: Legal Issues Impacting Licensing Negotiations in Europe,” Association of University Technology Managers and the Licensing Executive Society, Spring meeting, Philadelphia, PA, May 10, 2006.

Faculty Member, “Dynamic Changes in Biopharmaceutical Industry – Challenges and Opportunities: Procedures for Launching a Generic Drug in the United States,” Beijing International Pharmaceutical & Chemical Intellectual Property Forum (Bioforum), Beijing, China, April 26, 2006.

Featured Speaker, “Intellectual Property Disputes in the United States,” Peking University Law School, Beijing, China, April 26, 2006.

Featured Speaker, “Strategies for Chinese Companies in the United States International Trade Commission 337 Action Cases,” Zhang Jiang Hi-Tech Park, Pudong District of Shanghai, April 18, 2006; Shenzhen WTO Affairs Center, Shenzhen, April 20, 2006; China (Shan’xi) Association of Productivity Promotion Centre and Xi’an Jiaotong University, Xi’an, April 21, 2006; and Daoxianghu Park, Haidan District of Beijing, April 25, 2006 (series of lectures with Judge Paul Luckern of the USITC on 337 actions and their impact on Chinese and other companies, and with Chris Israel, Coordinator for International Intellectual Property Enforcement, U.S. Department of Commerce, Beijing).