Works In Progress Intellectual Property (WIPIP)

Program Schedule


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Friday, February 22

12:00-1:00 p.m.
Registration and Lunch
The Newark Club

The Newark Club is located on the 22nd floor of the law school building. Please access the building through the entrance closest to the McCarter Highway/Raymond Boulevard entrance (labeled One Newark Center).
1:00-5:00 p.m.
Registration
Law School, third floor deck
1:15-1:30 p.m.
Welcome Address
Auditorium, third floor

Erik LillquistVice Dean, Professor of Law and Director of the Gibbons Institute of Law Science and Technology, Seton Hall University School of Law

Gaia Bernstein, Professor of Law, Seton Hall University School of Law
1:45-3:15 p.m.
First Concurrent Session

PANEL A: Room 371 
Moderator:
GAIA BERNSTEIN
PANEL B: Room 372
Moderator:
FRANK PASQUALE
PANEL C: Room 373
Moderator:
ERIK LILLQUIST
DAVID S. ABRAMS

Beyond Citations: Determinants of Patent Value

OSKAR LIIVAK

Establishing an Island of Patent Sanity
CHRISTI GUERRINI

Defining Patent Quality
LIZA VERTINSKY

The Collaborative 
Function of Patents
 
JAKE LINFORD

Speech and Progress Institutions
WILLIAM HUBBARD

The Competitive Advantage of Weak Patents
BENJAMIN LIU

Claim Scope Harmonization - An Empirical Study on Pharmaceutical Patents
LIAM O'MELINN

The Ghost of Millar v. Taylor
SRIVIDHYA RAGAVAN

Software IP Strategies - From Diehr to Now and Where?
ALAN C. MARCO & SAURABH VISHNUBHAKAT

The Value of Certainty in Patent Rights: Stock Market Reactions to Litigation
NED SNOW

The Regressing Progress Clause
VICTORIA STODDEN &
ISABEL REICH


Software Patents as a Barrier to Scientific Transparency: An Unexpected Consequence of Bayh-Dole
3:15-3:30 p.m.

Break
Refreshments, third floor deck

3:30-5:00 p.m.
Second Concurrent Session

PANEL A: Room 371
Moderator:
ERIK LILLQUIST
PANEL B: Room 372
Moderator:
GAIA BERNSTEIN
PANEL C: Room 373
Moderator:
FRANK PASQUALE
SAPNA KUMAR

Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Genetic Information
JEANNE FROMER

Measuring the Incentive Effects of Innovation Thresholds in Intellectual Property
BRUCE BOYDEN

The Costs of Knowledge
CHRISTAL SHEPPARD

Congress (In-) Action: Resolving a Court Created Gordian Knot on Patentable Subject Matter
  KRISTELIA A. GARCIA

Private Copyright Reform
JACOB SHERKOW

"Laws of Nature" and the (Un)Patentability of Scientific Complexity
GREGORY MANDEL

The International Political Economy of Intellectual Property
PATRICK GOOLD

The Tort of Copyright Infringement
COLLEEN CHIEN

Startups and Patent Trolls

ANDREA MATWYSHYN & JENNIFER MUELLER

Code and Creativity
REBECCA CURTIN

Hackers and Humanists: The Influence of Transactions on the Evolution of Copyright

At the end of the second concurrent session, please proceed to Law School lobby
to board buses to the dinner.

6:00 p.m.
Dinner
Fire & Oak
Westin Jersey City
485 Westin Boulevard
Jersey City, NJ
8:00 p.m.
Pick up from Fire & Oak
Buses to pick up at Fire & Oak and return to Law School

Saturday, February 23

8:00-3:00 p.m.
Registration
Law School Atrium
8:00-9:00 a.m.
Breakfast
Law School Atrium
9:00-10:30 a.m.
Third Concurrent Session

PANEL A: Room 271
Moderator:
GAIA BERNSTEIN

PANEL B: Room 272
Moderator:
Andrea Matwyshyn
PANEL C: Room 273
Moderator:
DAVID OPDERBECK
STEFANIA FUSCO

Markets and Patent Enforcement: A Comparative Investigation of Non-Practicing Entities in the US and EU
CLARK ASAY

A Case for the Public
Domain

KATINA BANKS

The Trademark Thicket: Toward a More Efficient Trademark Registration System
TED SICHELMAN

Minding Patent Infringement
ALBERTO CERDA

Human Rights Obligations and Excesses of Criminal Copyright Enforcement in Latin
America

ANN BARTOW

A Restatement of Copyright Law as Less Corruptible Treatise
SARAH WASSERMAN RAJEC

Evaluating Flexibility in International Patent Law
MARGOT KAMINSKI

Freedom of Expression and Criminal Copyright Enforcement: U.S. and International Law
YVETTE JOY LIEBESMAN

Drowning in White Noise
ADAM MOSSOFF

The Trespass Fallacy in Patent Law
DOTAN OLIAR & NICHOLAS MATICH

Preregistration
LEA SHAVER

Decolonizing Copyright: Realizing the Right to Culture in Lesser Spoken Language
10:30-10:45 a.m.
Break
Refreshments, Law School Atrium
10:45-12:15 p.m.
Fourth Concurrent Session

PANEL A: Room 271
Moderator:
GAIA BERNSTEIN
PANEL B: Room 272
Moderator:
DAVID OPDERBECK

PANEL C: Room 273
Moderator:
JORDAN PARADISE
JORGE L. CONTRERAS

Rethinking RAND: SDO-Based Approaches to Patent Licensing Commitments
  MICHAEL FRAKES & MELISSA WASSERMAN

Do Agencies Delay Costly Obligations? An Analysis of PTO Examination Priorities
JAY KESAN

Patent Transfers: FRAND Commitments
ADAM CANDEUB

Search Engines: Antitrust Law in the Feedback Economy
ROGER FORD

Patent Invalidity Versus Noninfringement
CHRISTOPHER SEAMAN

Improving Patent Joint Ownership
RAIZEL LIEBLER

On and Off the Court: Ownership and Control of Athlete Social Media Accounts
PETER YU

Intellectual Property Geographies
CHRISTINA MULLIGAN

Technology Regulation & Freedom of the Press
GERARD MAGLIOCCA & DEVEN DESAI

Patents Meet Napster: The Disruptive Power of Three-Dimensional Printing

12:15-1:15 p.m.
Lunch
Law School Atrium
1:15-2:45 p.m.
Fifth Concurrent Session

PANEL A: Room 271
Moderator:
GAIA BERNSTEIN
PANEL B: Room 272
Moderator:
JORDAN PARADISE
PANEL C: Room 273
Moderator:
DAVID OPDERBECK
JEREMY BOCK

Rethinking the Two-Sided Patent Suit: A Proposal for Neutral Litigants in Patent Cases
JAMIE LUND

A Jury of Their peers: Why Other Musicians are the Intended Audience in Music Composition Copyright Cases



EVE BROWN
& PAUL NAGY


To Disclose or Not to Disclose: Resolving the Conflict Between Intellectual Property Law's Demand for Secrecy and the Investor's Demand for Information in the Start-Up World
PAUL R. GUGLIUZZA

Patent Law Federalism
IRINA MANTA

The High Cost of Low Sanctions
ORLY LOBEL

Human Capital Law
MEGAN M. LA BELLE

Against Settlement of (Some) Patent Cases
SEAN PAGER

Supporting Cultural Creativity Through Infrastructural Investment
DAVID OPDERBECK

Beyond Bits, Memes and Utility Machines: Trade Secrets, Patents and Social Relations
MARK LEMLEY


A Rational System of Design Patent Remedies
JESSICA SILBEY

Harvesting Intellectual Property: A Qualitative Analysis of Distibution Mechanisms for Creative and Innovative Work
ERIC JOHNSON

The Three Rights of Publicity
2:45-3:00 p.m.
Break
Refreshments, Law School Atrium
3:00-4:30 p.m.
Sixth Concurrent Session

PANEL A: Room 271
Moderator:
GAIA BERNSTEIN
PANEL B: Room 272
Moderator:
DAVID OPDERBECK
PANEL C: Room 273
Moderator:
JORDAN PARADISE
YANIV HELED

Regulatory Competitive Immunities - An Emerging Class of Intellectual Property
MICHAEL J. BURSTEIN

IP Standing
TIMOTHY GREENE
& JEFF WILKERSON


The Circular Nature of Trademark Control
EILEEN M. KANE

Mayo and Myriad: The Supreme Court on Methods and Materials
MARY LAFRANCE

Curbing Abusive Intellectual Property Litigation Through Mandatory Arbitration
LISA LARRIMORE OUELLETTE

The Google Shortcut to Trademark Law

EMILY MICHIKO MORRIS

Patent Exclusivity Under the Hatch-Waxman Act
DOTAN OLIAR
& JAMES STERN


Intellectual Priority


GLYNN LUNNEY

Trademarks and Consumer Welfare: the Unrepresented Interest
GREG REILLY

Claim Interpretation Outputs
BETSY ROSENBLATT

Fear and Loathing: Shame, Shaming and Intellectual Property
SANDRA RIERSON

Examining Trademark History and the Impact of Erie