14th Annual IP Symposium: FRAND and the Antitrust/Intellectual Property Interface

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Many of the nation’s leading law firms generously support the Texas Intellectual Property Law Journal.  We would like to thank our 2013-2014 sponsors:

Benefactor: McKool Smith

Sponsors: Norton Rose Fulbright, Jones Day

Friends: Baker Botts, Winston & Strawn

Please contact our Symposium Chair if you would like to become a sponsor.


February 21, 2014


Symposium Introduction
Emily Stein
Editor in Chief, Texas Intellectual Property Law Journal         

9:00 – 9:30
Microsoft v. Motorola and Innovation and their impact on expert testimony (slides)
Paula Heyman
Partner at Baker Botts

9:30 – 10:00
License Agreements for Technology Development
Eliot Turner
Partner at Fulbright & Jaworski

10:00 – 10:15

10:15 – 11:45
In House Perspective on FRAND
Moderator: David Taylor (Assistant Professor of Law at Southern Methodist University)
Scott Gilfillan (Standards Counsel at Intel Corporation)
David Killough (Assistant General Counsel at Microsoft Inc.)
Luke McLeroy (Senior Counsel at Ericsson)
Rosanna Lipscomb (Competition Counsel at Google Inc.)

11:45 – 1:00

1:00 – 1:30
Executive Agency Involvement with IP Issues 
David Hoffman
Partner at Fish & Richardson

1:30 – 3:00
Economic Perspective on FRAND
Moderator: Abraham Wickelgren (Professor of Law at the University of Texas)
Thomas Knight ( PhD Candidate in the Department of Economics at The University of Florida)
Keith Hylton (Professor of Law at Boston University)
Allan Shampine (Executive Vice President at Compass Lexecon)

3:00 – 3:30

3:30 – 4:00
Standard Setting Organizations
Laurie Fitzgerald
Partner at McKool Smith

4:00 – 5:30
Litigation Perspective on FRAND
Moderator: John Golden (Professor of Law at the University of Texas)
Judge Lee Yeakel (Western District of Texas)
Jorge Contreras (Associate Professor at the American University)
Tom Cotter (Professor of Law at the University of Minnesota)
Rebecca Haw (Assistant Professor of Law at Vanderbilt University)
William Page (Professor of Law at the University of Florida)

5:30 – 5:45
Concluding remarks
James Willson


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