The Meaning of Myriad

Friday, September 12, 2014
9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
UC Irvine School of Law, EDU 1111

Conference Schedule

  • 8:45 a.m.: Welcome
  • 9:00-10:20 a.m.: Panel 1: The New, New Subject Matter
    • Mark Janis, IU Bloomington
      Expressive Eligibility
    • Amelia Rinehart, University of Utah
      Myriad Lessons Learned
  • 10:20-10:40 a.m.: Morning Break
  • 10:40-12:00 p.m.: Panel 2: Implications for Scientific Research and Medicine
    • Peter Lee, UC Davis
      Law, Forbearance, and Definitional Fluidity: The Impact of Myriad Genetics on Scientific Research
    • Anna Laakmann, Lewis & Clark
      The New Genomic Semicommons
  • Noon-1:30 p.m.: Lunch
    • Keynote Address: Hon. Andrew Guilford, USDC
      “Judging Myriad”
  • 1:30-2:50 p.m.: Panel 3: International and Comparative Assessments
    • Brad Sherman, Griffith University
      What Does it Mean to Invent Nature?
    • Jessica Lai, University of Lucerne
      Myriad Genetics in the European Context: A Contrast to the U.S. Approach
  • 2:50-3:10 p.m.: Afternoon Break
  • 3:10-4:30 p.m.: Panel 4: Scouting the Way Ahead
    • Lisa L. Oullette, Stanford University
      Non-Patent Innovation Incentives and Patentable Subject Matter
    • Mark Lemley, Stanford University
      Can Mayo and Myriad be Reconciled?
  • 4:45 p.m.: Adjourn