Patent Sovereignty and International Law

Friday, October 16, 2015
UC Irvine School of Law

Conference Schedule

  • 8:45 a.m.: Welcome
  • 9:00-10:20 a.m.: Panel 1: The Declaration on Patent Protection
    • Reto Hilty, Max Planck Institute
      Introduction to the Declaration
    • Rochelle Dreyfuss, NYU
      On Aiding Technological Development: the Max Planck Declaration on Patent Protection
  • 10:20-10:40 a.m.: Morning Break
  • 10:40-12:00 p.m.: Panel 2: Applying the Declaration
    • Margo Bagley, University of Virginia
      Show AND Tell?: Genetic Resource Disclosure of Origin Requirements and TRIPS
    • Marketa Trimble, UNLV
      Patent Working Requirements
  • Noon-1:30 p.m.: Lunch
  • 1:30-2:50 p.m.: Panel 3: Patent Sovereignty in Action
    • Donald Harris, Temple University
      The Declaration on Patent Protection: The Power of Ideas and New Dynamics in International Intellectual Property Lawmaking
    • Fred Abbott, Florida State University
      The Undiscovered Country in Multilateral IP Regulation: Evolving Competition Law Doctrines for Regulating Patent Abuse
  • 2:50-3:10 p.m.: Afternoon Break
  • 3:10-4:30 p.m.: Panel 4: Patent Sovereignty in a Changing Environment
    • Cynthia Ho, Loyola University Chicago
      A Collision Course: Investor-State Proceedings Challenging International IP Norms
    • Sean Flynn, American University
      The Declaration on Patent Protection and Regulatory Sovereignty Under TRIPs and the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement
  • 4:45 p.m.: Adjourn