23rd Annual IP Symposium (Pre-FLYER)


Securing Innovation: Intellectual Property’s Key Role in Shaping Modern Industries

March 1, 2024 from 9AM-5PM @ The University of Texas School of Law

8:00 AMBreakfast
9:00 AMShifting Trends in Patent Litigation
Ahimsa Hodari & Zac Loney | DLA Piper
10:00 AMReasonable Measures to Protect Trade Secrets
David Wille | Baker Botts
10:45 AMBreak
11:00 AMThird Party Litigation Funding & Disclosure in Patent Cases
Bryan Sinclair | Cisco
11:30 AMWhat is Copyright? This is Not a Lecture About AI
Heather Van Dyke | Javelina Legal
12:00 PMLunch
12:45 PMLessons Learned: Securing Innovation in
Public-Private Partnerships

Karen Sandrik | Willamette University College of Law
1:15 PMBe Careful When Using AI!
John Lynn, P.C. | Kirkland & Ellis
2:00 PMA Snapshot of Name, Image, Likeness as of Today
Lawrence Temple | Almanza, Blackburn, Dickie & Mitchell LLP
2:30 PMDesign Patents: Why You Need Them and How to
Enforce Them
Janice Ta & Andy Pettit | Perkins Coie
3:00 PMStartup Panel
Erich Schwartz | Texas Law
Valeska Pedersen Hintz | Perkins Coie
Josh Tucker | Pillsbury
4:00 PMClosing Remarks
4:30 PMHappy Hour Sponsored by Kirkland & Ellis