AUGUST 7, 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Welcome Reception

Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
55 Fifth Avenue at 12th Street
New York, NY 10003


DAY 1 – AUGUST 8, 8:45 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
55 Fifth Avenue at 12th Street
New York, NY 10003

8:00 – 8:45 a.m. – Registration and Breakfast – Lobby

8:45 – 9:45 a.m. – First Plenary Session – Jacob Burns Moot Court Room 

IPSC at 13: Justin Hughes, Roberta Kwall, and Mark Lemley

9:45 – 10:00 a.m. – Break – Third Floor Lounge

10:00 – 11:30 a.m. – Breakout Session 1 – Short Presentation Session

Trademark

International

Copyright: Theory

Copyright: Specific Domains

Patent: Theory

Patent: Empirical & Other

Room 303

Room 304

Room 423

Room 424

Room 204

Room 205

Jeremy Sheff, Dilution at the Trademark Office

 

Edward Lee, Piggybacking IP Rights

Jeanne Fromer, An Information Theory of Copyright Law

Marta Iljadica, Graffiti Rules: Parallel Copyright Norms in the Graffiti Subculture

Oskar Liivak, The Patent System's Property, Contract and Tort Information Flows

Stuart Graham, Do Inventors Value Secrecy in Patenting? Evidence from the American Inventor's Protection Act of 1999

Katina Banks, Trademark Exceptionalism: Quality Control Standards at Play in Bankruptcy

Marketa Trimble, Advancing IP Policy through Conflict of Laws Rules

Michael Madison, Beyond Works and Copies: The Futures of Copyright and Culture

Yolanda King, The Enforcement Challenges for Tattoo Copyrights

Gaia Bernstein, The Rise of the End User in Patent Law

Maayan Perel, An Ex-Ante Method of Patent Valuation: Transforming Patent Quality Into Patent Value

Ozgur Arikan, The Expansion of European Trademark Protection and its Impact on European Exhaustion

Clemens Appl, IP-Governance of Multinational Open Innovation Communities

Robert Heverly, Buying and Selling the Ephemeral: A Transaction Costs Justification for the Form of Copyright Law

Jake Linford, Copyright's Public Fora

 

Laura Pedraza-Fariña, Patent Law's Specialization Bias

Stefania Fusco and Ted Sichelman, The Origins of Patent Examination in the Venetian Republic

Zahr Said, Comparing Substantial Similarity and Likelihood of Confusion: A Metacritical Analysis of Copyright and Trademark

Richard Li-dar Wang and Tien-Hsin Wang, Stalled Development Agenda of International Intellectual Property and Alternative Strategies for Developing Countries

D.R. Jones, Copyright for Blockheads: Envisioning the Future

Margit Livingston, Copyright Infringement of Music: Determining Whether What Sounds Alike Is Alike

 

Emily Michiko Morris, Optimal Uncertainty in Patent Claim Construction

​Jennifer Carter-Johnson, Power Imbalances and Royalty Sharing: A Survey of University Technology Transfer Policies

Alexandra Jane Roberts, Goodwill U: School Name Change & Trademark Law

Eric Priest and Sean Pager, Using U.S. Unfair Competition Laws to Address Foreign Copyright Infringements

Brad Greenberg, Calibrating the Economic 'Engine of Free Expression'

Elizabeth Townsend Gard, Copyright for Kids: What Do You Tell Them? Co-Authoring a Book with a Ten-Year Old

Samson Vermont, An Improved Independent Invention Defense

Jorge Contreras, Fixing FRAND: A Pseudo-Pool Approach to Standards-Based Patent Licensing

 

 

11:30 – 11:45 a.m. – Break – Third Floor Lounge

11:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. – Breakout Session 2 – Long Presentation Session

Room 303

Room 304

Room 423

Room 424

Room 204

Room 205

Lisa Ouellette, Patent Experimentalism

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Michael Frakes and Melissa Wasserman, The Failed Promise of User Fees: Empirical Evidence from the United States Patent and Trademark Office

 

 

 

 

Kevin Collins, A Meaning(ful) Limitation on Patent Eligibility: Mayo and Indexical Meaning at the Point of Novelty

 

 

 

 

Ana Georgina Alba Betancourt, A Single Field for a War of Titans: Apple vs. Samsung, and the Arbitration of a Multi-jurisdictional IPR Conflict

 

 

Adam Mossoff, Copyright and Commercialization: A Case Study in Scholarly Publishing

 

 

 

 

Jennifer Rothman, Commercial Speech, Commercial Use & The Intellectual Property Quagmire

 

 

 

 

 

Commentator:

Cynthia Ho

Commentator:

David Abrams

Commentator:

Laura Pedraza-Fariña

 

Commentator:

C. Scott Hemphill

Commentator:

Felix Wu

Kristen Osenga, Viewing the Patent System as a Complex Adaptive System: Why Recent Efforts at Patent Reform Will Fail

 

 

Deborah Gerhardt and Jon P. McClanahan, A Comparative Empirical Study of USPTO Trademark Applications

 

 

Xuan-Thao Nguyen, Patent Prudential Standing

 

 

 

Daniel Benoliel, Patent Club Convergence Among Countries

 

 

Jonathan Barnett, Copyright Without Creators

 

 

 

 

David Welkowitz, Fault Lines in Default Judgments

 

 

 

 

 

Commentator:

Katherine Strandburg

Commentator:

Mark McKenna

Commentator:

John Golden

Commentator:

Amy Landers

Commentator:

Jonathan Masur

Commentator:

Laura Heymann

 

1:00 – 2:45 p.m. – Lunch – Third Floor Lounge

Speaker: Mallun Yen, Executive Vice President, RPX Corporation

3:00 – 4:30 p.m. – Breakout Session 3 – Short Presentation Session

Information

Mixed

Copyright

Licensing

Patent: Litigation

Innovation & Incentives

Room 303

Room 304

Room 423

Room 424

Room 204

Room 205

James Grimmelmann, Active Listening

Lucas Osborn, The Third Industrial Revolution: How Three-Dimensional Printing Will Disrupt the IP Regime

Rebecca Tushnet, Derivative of What?

Karen Sandrik, Formality in Patent Assignments

 

Greg Reilly, Aggregate Patent Litigation

Clark Asay, Patentless Innovation

 

Andrea Matwyshyn, Talking Data

Philipp Homar, Unauthorized Product Placement - An Infringement of IP Rights?

Jeremy de Beer and Mira Burri, Transatlantic Copyright Comparisons: Hyperlinking and Making Available as Communication

Ofer Tur-Sinai and Michal Shur-Ofry, Strategic Ambiguity: The Case of IP Licenses

 

W. Keith Robinson, The Aftermath of Akamai

 

Peter Lee, Social Innovation

Michael Mattioli, Copyrighting Big Data

Susan Richey, Confronting Public Records: Do Federal Registrations "Testify" in Intellectual Property Prosecutions?

Ryan Vacca, Work Made for Hire - Analyzing the Multifactor Balancing Test

 

Matthew Sag, The Perils of Compulsory Licenses in Copyright Law

Eileen Herlihy, Reevaluating the Doctrine of Equivalents Under the Seventh Amendment

Camilla Hrdy, Local Innovation Incentives

Lital Helman and Sharon Hannes, Corporate Responsibility of Social Networking Platforms

Michal Shur-Ofry, Stepping Off the Shoulders of Giants

Yafit Lev Aretz, Copyright Lawmaking and Public Choice: From Legislative Battles to Private Ordering

Jack Lerner, Regulation and Oversight of Collective Management of Copyright

David Taylor, Formalism and Antiformalism in Patent Law Adjudication: Precedent and Policy

William Hubbard, Intellectual Property and X-Inefficiency

Zoe Argento, Killing the Golden Goose: The Dangers of Strengthening Domestic Trade Secret Rights in Response to Cyber Risks

 

 

Oren Bracha & Talha Syed, Beyond the Incentive Access Paradigm? Product Differentiation and Copyright Revisited

Christopher Reed, Writer's Block at the Justice Department: Balancing Antitrust and Copyright Policy to Promote the Unconstrained Production and Dissemination of Contemporary Culture

Gregory Dolin, The Moral Injunction and the Patent Law

 
 

4:30 – 4:45 p.m. – Break – Third Floor Lounge

4:45 – 6:00 p.m. – Breakout Session 4 – Long Presentation Session

Room 303

Room 304

Room 423

Room 424

Room 407

Room 205

Tun-Jen Chiang and Lawrence B. Solum, The Interpretation-Construction Distinction in Patent Law

 

 

 

 

Michael Risch, Functionality and Graphical User Interface Design Patents

 

 

 

 

 

 

David Abrams, Ufuk Akcigit and Jillian Popadak, Patent Value and Citations: Creative Destruction or Defensive Disruption?

 

 

 

 

 

Jonathan Masur & Christopher Buccafusco, Innovation and Incarceration: An Economic Analysis of Criminal Intellectual Property Law

 

 

 

Betsy Rosenblatt, The Adventure of the Shrinking Public Domain

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Paul Gugliuzza, Patent Law Federalism

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Commentator:

Mark Lemley

Commentator:

Matthew Sag

Commentator:

Lee Petherbridge

Commentator:

Jennifer Urban

Commentator:

Mark Schultz

Commentator:

Timothy Holbrook

Glynn Lunney, Reverse Payments Settlements: The Patent-Antitrust Intersection Revisited

 

 

 

 

 

Mark McKenna and Katherine Strandburg, Progress and Competition in Design

 

 

Eric Lane, Patent PR

 

 

 

 

 

 

Patrick Goold, Corrective Justice and Copyright Infringement 

 

 

 

 

Andrew Gilden, Life, Death, Public Domain?

 

 

 

 

 

Christopher Seaman, The Questionable Case for Federalizing Trade Secrecy

 

 

Commentator:

Jonathan Barnett

Commentator:

Shubha Ghosh

Commentator:

Adam Mossoff

Commentator:

Oren Bracha

Commentator:

Zahr Said

Commentator:

David Levine

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6:30 – 9:00 p.m. – Conference Dinner

Zio Ristorante
17 West 19th Street
Btwn 5th and 6th Ave
New York, NY, 10011



DAY 2 – AUGUST 9, 9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

          Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
          55 Fifth Avenue at 12th Street
          New York, NY 10003

8:30 – 9:00 a.m. – Breakfast – Third Floor Lounge

9:00 – 10:15 a.m. – Breakout Session 1 – Long Presentation Session

Room 303

Room 304

Room 423

Room 424

Room 407

Room 204

Room 205

Cynthia Ho, Pharmaceutical Innovation and Patent Policy Schemas

 

 

 

 

Roger Ford, Patent Invalidity Versus Noninfringement

 

 

 

 

Lisa Ramsey, Reconciling Trademark Rights and Free Speech Locally and Globally

 

 

 

 

Ariel Katz, e-Books, p-Books, and the Durapolist Problem

 

 

 

 

 

David Levine, Game Over: Secrecy and Collective Interests in International [IP] Lawmaking

 

 

 

Christopher Yoo, Modularity Theory and Internet Policy

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kristelia Garcia, Penalty Default Licenses

 

 

 

Commentator: Jeanne Fromer

Commentator: Kevin Collins

Commentator: Rebecca Tushnet

Commentator: Shyam Balganesh

Commentator: Clemens Appl

Commentator: James Grimmelmann

Commentator: Viva Moffat

W. Nicholson Price II, Innovation Policy and Pharmaceutical Manufacturing

 

 

 

 

Mark Lemley & Douglas Melamed, Missing the Forest for the Trolls

 

 

 

 

Timothy Greene, Trademark Hybridity and Brand Protection

 

 

 

 

 

 

C. Scott Hemphill & Jeannie Suk, The Fashion Originators' Guild of America: Self-Help at the Edge of IP and Antitrust

 

 

Margot Kaminski, Regulatory Paraphrasing: The Capture Consequences of Linking Intellectual Property to Trade

 

 

 

Greg Lastowka, Copyright Law and Video Games: A Brief History of an Interactive Medium

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ann Bartow, A Restatement of Copyright Law as a More Independent and Stable Treatise

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Commentator:

Ryan Abbott

Commentator:

Michael Burstein

Commentator:

Deven Desai

Commentator:

Salil Mehra

Commentator:

Sean Pager

Commentator:

Robert Heverly

Commentator:

Jennifer Rothman

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10:15 – 10:30 a.m. – Break – Third Floor Lounge

10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. – Breakout Session 2 – Short Presentation Session

Exhaustion

Enforcement

Copyright: Defenses

Copyright: Comparative

Patent: Institutions/System

Patent: Validity

Room 303

Room 304

Room 423

Room 424

Room 204

Room 205

Chris Newman, Exhaustion and the Property/Contract Interface

Rebecca Curtin, "SLAPPing" Patent Trolls?

Kevin Hickey,   Consent, Refusal, and Fair Use

Lisa Di Valentino, Copyright and Canadian Universities: Current Issues

Jacob Sherkow,    Inter-Agency Conflict and Cooperation in Patent Litigation

Timothy Holbrook, A Possession-Based Approach to Patent Validity

Amelia Rinehart,   Sowing the Seeds of Patent Exhaustion

Mary LaFrance,  Curbing Abusive Intellectual Property Litigation Through Mandatory Arbitration

Eva Subotnik,  Intent to Fair Use

Salil Mehra,           Japan's Copyright Law Revisions, Disruptive Innovation, and User-Generated Content

Melissa Wasserman,  Deference Asymmetries: Distortionas in the Evolution of Law

Brenda Simon,  Restructuring the Obviousness Analysis

Jason Schultz and Aaron Perzanowski,  Reconciling Personal and Intellectual Property in the Post-Copy Era

Viva Moffat, Fake IP Cases

Lisa Macklem, Is Place-Shifting the New Time-Shifting?

Mary Gani-Ikilama,      The Divergent Interests of Record Labels and Performing Authors: Nigerian Copyright Law and Practice

John Golden, Patent Proliferation and the Patent System's "Cost Disease"  

Thomas Folsom,  Algorithm Methods

Guy Rub, A Hard Sell: Dissecting the First Sale Doctrine

Paul Heald, How Copyright Makes Books and Music Disappear

Shyam Balganesh,  Copyright and Good Faith Purchasers

Miriam Bitton,  Reconceptualizing Exceptions and Limitations to Infringement of Moral Rights: Perspectives from Israeli and British Law

Stephen Yelderman,  Improving Patent Quality with Applicant Incentives

Vivian Mak,  Patenting Human Biological Materials

 

Irina Manta, Are Federal Criminal Sanctions for IP Infringement Unconstitutional?

   

Sarah Burstein,  Costly Designs

 

 
 

 

12:00 – 1:15 p.m. – Lunch – Third Floor Lounge

1:30 – 2:45 p.m. – Breakout Session 3 – Long Presentation Session

Room 303

Room 304

Room 423

Room 424

Room 407

Room 204

Room 205

Rachel Sachs, The New Model of Interest Group Representation in Patent Law

 

 

 

 

 

Seagull Song, Copyright Protection of Audio-Visual Works: A Comparative Study of the US, European and Chinese Models

 

 

 

Christina Mulligan, Why Personal Property Servitudes are Disfavored: Lessons for Digital Content

 

 

 

Oren Bracha & Talha Syed, Beyond Efficiency: Consequence-Sensitive Theories of Copyright

 

 

 

Deven Desai & Gerard Magliocca, Patents, Meet Napster: The Disruptive Power of Three-Dimensional Printing

 

 

Michael Burstein, Governing Innovation Prizes

 

 

 

Sapna Kumar, Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Genetic Information

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Commentator:

Melissa Wasserman

Commentator:

Lisa Di Valentino

Commentator:

Miriam Bitton

Commentator:

Larisa Mann

Commentator:

Ralph Clifford

Commentator:

Liza Vertinsky

Commentator:

Brett Frischmann

Wendy Gordon, Dissemination Must Serve Authors: How the U.S. Supreme Court Erred

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Victoria Stodden, Software Patents as a Barrier to Scientific Transparency: An Unexpected Consequence of Bayh-Dole

 

 

 

James Stern and Dotan Oliar, Intellectual Priority

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Harry Surden, Technological Cost as Law in Intellectual Property

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sean Pager, Incubating Indies: New Distributed Models to Support Diverse Culture

 

 

 

Ryan Abbott, Big Data and Pharmacovigilance: Using Health Information Exchanges to Revolutionize Drug Safety

 

 

 

 

 

 

Commentator:

Rebecca Tushnet

 

Commentator:

Joshua Sarnoff

Commentator:

Ben Depoorter

Commentator:

Gaia Bernstein

Commentator:

Kate Darling

Commentator:

Greg Dolin


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2:45 – 3:00 p.m. – Break – Third Floor Lounge

3:00 – 4:15 p.m. – Breakout Session 4 – Long Presentation Session

Room 303

Room 304

Room 423

Room 424

Room 204

Room 205

Sarah Rajec, International Exhaustion for Patents

 

 

 

 

 

Jennifer Urban, Mark Lemley & Su Li, Does Familiarity Breed Contempt Among Judges Deciding Patent Cases?

 

 

 

 

Yaniv Heled, Regulatory Competitive Shelters-An Emerging Class of Administrative Properties

 

 

 

Liza Vertinsky, Patent Remedies with Cooperation in Mind

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jim Gibson & Christopher Cotropia, Copyright's Topography: An Empirical Study of Copyright Litigation

 

 

Eldar Haber, Wrong Copyright: Copyrightability of Illegal and Immoral Works

 

 

 

 

 

Commentator:

Amelia Rinehart

Commentator:

Christopher Seaman

Commentator:

Emily Michiko Morris

Commentator:

Tun-Jen Chiang

Commentator:

Paul Heald

Commentator:

Ann Bartow

Shubha Ghosh, Short-Circuiting Contract Law: The Federal Circuit, Contractual Innovation, and Federalism

 

 

 

 

 

Jeremy Bock, Error-Correction at the Federal Circuit

 

 

 

 

 

Saurabh Vishnubhakat, Expired Patents

 

 

 

 

 

Gabriel Latner, Trust in the Commons

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ben Depoorter & Robert Walker, Copyright False Positives

 

 

 

 

 

Haochen Sun, Living Together in One Civilized World: How Luxury Companies and Consumers Can Fulfill their Ethical Obligations to the Poor

 

Commentator:

Zoe Argento

Commentator:

Paul Gugliuzza

Commentator:

Roger Ford

Commentator:

Michael Madison

Commentator:

Andres Sawicki

Commentator:

Jeremy Sheff

 

 

4:15 – 4:30 p.m. – Break – Third Floor Lounge

4:30 – 5:45 p.m. – Second Plenary Session – Jacob Burns Moot Court Room

Clinical Perspectives on IP: Julie Ahrens, Jack Lerner, David Morrison, Victoria Phillips, and Jennifer Urban

6:00 – 7:30 p.m. – Closing Reception

The New School
Arnhold Hall
55 West 13th Street
New York, New York 10011