A roundtable of senior in-house counsel
including Mallun Yen of Cisco, John Danforth of Rambus, Doug
Luftman of Palm Inc, Peter Detkin of Intellectual Ventures with Mike
Jacobs of Morrison & Foerster as moderator discuss and debate
specific proposals for patent reform including the recently proposed
Leahy-Hatch bill in the Senate.
Daniel Ravicher, founder and Executive Director of the New York based
non-profit Public Patent Foundation, speaks to a group of Silicon
Valley practioners and SCU law faculty and students as to what patent
reform is all about, why we should care, and why it concerns the public.
Judge Pauline Newman of the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
spoke to an audience of practitioners and SCU law faculty on September
13, 2006. Her focus was on the rationale for instituting the court, its
development, and its future.
A stellar panel of experts in patent law
including Judge Whyte of the District Court of Northern California,
Professor Don Chisum (Santa Clara), Professor Mark Lemley (Stanford),
Mike Jacobs (Morrison & Foerster) and Doug Lumish (Weil, Gotschal)
speak on the recent interest of the Supreme Court in patent cases.