Second Annual Intellectual Property Conference

Event Details

Date & Time:

  • October 29, 8:00 AM - October 30, 5:00 PM



Event Description

Suffolk University Law School’s Second Annual Intellectual Property Conference will bring together intellectual property scholars, law firm practitioners, in-house counsel, trade association leaders and policy makers. Focused on IP and innovation, this event will cover what motivates innovators and how the law impacts discoveries, creativity, and the sharing of new ideas, cures, technologies and inventions

Topics including Gene Editing, Right to Repair, Bio-Similars, Open Data, and Artificial Intelligence will be covered.

Current Confirmed Speakers and panelists include: 

  • Erich Anderson, Corporate Vice President and Chief Intellectual Property Officer, Microsoft
  • Eric. E. Bensen, Co-Author, Milgrim on Trade Secret
  • Deepika Bhayana, Senior Managing Director, IP at Dell Technologies
  • Larissa Bifano, Partner, DLA Piper
  • Carolyn Blankenship, Director, IP, Thomson Reuters
  • Tom Brown, Senior Legal Direct, Dell Technologies
  • Margaret Chon, Donald and Lynda Horowitz Professor for the Pursuit of Justice, Seattle University School of Law
  • Robert K. Coughlin, President & CEO, Mass Bio
  • Daniel Dardani, Technology Licensing Officer, MIT
  • Chad Davis, Partner, Dechert
  • Stefania Fusco, Senior Lecturer, Notre Dame University Law School
  • Adam Kessel, Principal, Fish & Richardson
  • Travis McCready, President & CEO, Massachusetts Life Sciences Center
  • Michael Meurer, Professor of Law, Abraham and Lillian Benton Scholar, Boston University School of Law
  • Scott Peterson, Red Hat
  • Alexandra Roberts, Assistant Professor of Law, University of New Hampshire School of Law
  • David Schuler, Chief Intellectual Property Counsel, Bose Corporation
  • Jacob S. Sherkow, Professor of Law at the Innovation Center for Law and Technology, New York Law School
  • Ofer Tur-Sinai, Senior Lecturer, Ono Academic College, Israel
  • Craig Smith, Partner, Lando & Anastasi
  • Rebecca Tushnet, Professor of Law, Harvard Law School
  • James H. Velema, Partner, Lathrop Gage
  • Saurabh Vishnubhakat, Associate Professor of Law, Texas A&M University School of Law