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Friday, January 30th
9:00 AM

Check-in & Registration

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

9:45 AM

Opening Remarks

Samuel F. Ernst, Chapman University, Fowler School of Law

9:45 AM - 10:00 AM

10:00 AM

Panel I: The Scholar’s Perspective: Theories of Patent Trolling

Samuel F. Ernst, Chapman University, Fowler School of Law
Robin Feldman, University of California Hastings College of Law
Brian L. Frye, University of Kentucky College of Law
Ryan Holte, Southern Illinois University School of Law
Amy L. Landers, Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

11:45 AM

Lunch & Keynote: Standing Sentinel Over Innovation: The Importance of a Balanced and Effective IP System

Andrew Byrnes, United States Patent and Trademark Office

11:45 AM - 1:15 PM

1:30 PM

Panel II: The Practitioner’s Perspective: The Effect of Patent Non-Practicing Entities on Industry

John B. Sganga Jr., Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear, LLP
Lee Cheng, Newegg Inc.
Robert D. Fish, Fish & Tsang LLP
Ian D. McClure, Intellectual Property Exchange International, Inc. (IPXI)
Dana Rohrabacher, U.S. Representative for California's 48th Congressional District
Nathan Shafroth, Covington & Burling LLP

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

3:15 PM

Panel III: Copyright and Trademark Trolls: Fable or Fact?

Mary Lee Ryan, Chapman University, Fowler School of Law
Chris Arledge, One LLP
Tom W. Bell, Chapman University, Fowler School of Law
Brad A. Greenberg, Columbia Law School
Lindy Herman, Fish & Tsang LLP
Michael Mireles, University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law

3:15 PM - 4:45 PM

4:45 PM

Closing Remarks

4:45 PM - 5:00 PM

5:00 PM

En Banc Reception

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM