Center for Advanced Study and Research on Innovation Policy 2022 Global Innovation Law Summit

UW School of Law’s Global Innovation Law Summit was a two-part event held on Friday, July 22 and Friday, July 29 via Zoom.  Part 1 of the 2022 Global Innovation Law Summit reflected on the origins of the UPC and UP and explore the pros and cons of the new European system in comparison with those of the U.S., Germany and the U.K. Part 2 reviewed the past ten years since the establishment of the FITF system and the roles of the PTAB in patent enforcement to examine the necessity of further reform of the U.S. patent system.

Distinguished Speakers

Day 1

  • Professor Toshiko Takenaka, University of Washington School of Law
  • Klaus Grabinski, Federal Court of Justice (BGH), Germany
  • Professor Sir Robin Jacob, University College of London, United Kingdom
  • Paul Meiklejohn, Dorsey & Whitney
  • Stefan Luginbuehl, European Patent Office
  • Kathleen O’Malley, Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (Retired)
  • Mathias Zigann, Munich Regional Court
  • Heinz Goddar, Boehmert & Boehmert
  • Isabella Fu, Microsoft Corporation
  • Gabriele Mohsler, Ericsson
  • Melanie Mueller, Boehmert & Boehmert

Day 2:

  • Robert Armitage, IP Strategy & Policy
  • Professor Toshiko Takenaka, University of Washington School of Law
  • Professor Martin Adelman, George Washington University
  • Jan Krauss, Boehmert & Boehmert
  • William LaMarca, USPTO
  • Joseph Matal, Haynes Boone
  • Scott Boalick, USPTO
  • Steve Kunin, Stephen Kunin, Maier & Maier
  • Michael Rosato, Wilson Sonsini

Registration and CLE

We requested 6.0 Law and Legal CLE credits from the Washington State Bar Association for this event.

Registration fees included:

  • Standard Registration: $150 for both days/$75 for one day
  • Non-CLE Registration: Free

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