John R. Thomas
Professor of Law
Georgetown University Law Center
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Early November 2017
5:30 P.M. RECEPTION
6:15 P.M. LECTURE
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One Hour of CLE Credit
2016 DANIEL C.K. CHOW, Frank E. and Virginia H. Bazler Chair in Business Law; The Ohio State University - Moritz College of Law
Trademark Squatting in China
2015 RUTH OKEDIJI, William L. Prosser Professor of Law; University of Minnesota Law School
Inventing Intellectual Property: Source Disclosure for Genetic Patent Rights?
2013 ELIZABETH A. ROWE, Research Foundation Professor of Law; Director, Program in Intellectual Property Law; Feldman Gale Term Professor in Intellectual Property Law; Levin College of Law, University of Florida
Intellectual Property and Information Control
2012 THE HONORABLE JIMMIE V. REYNA, Circuit Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit: Immediate and Future Challenges Event Invitation
2011 ROBERT BRAUNEIS, Professor of Law; Co-Director of the Intellectual Property Law Program; Co-Director of the Dean Dinwoodey Center for Intellectual Property Studies; Member, Managing Board, Munich Intellectual Property Law Center, George Washington University Law School
Trademark Infringement, Dilution, and the Decline in Sharing of Famous Brand NamesEvent Invitation
2010 JANE K. WINN, Charles I. Stone Professor and Director, Shidler Center for Law Commerce & Technology, University of Washington School of Law
Information Security as a Governance Challenge Event Invitation
Event Invitation2009 GREGORY N. MANDEL, Professor of Law, Temple University Beasley School of Law
Patently Nonobvious: The Impact of Hindsight Bias on Patent Decisions
Event Invitation2008 MARGO A. BAGLEY, Professor of Law at the University of Virginia School of Law
Illegal, Immoral, Unethical… Patentable? Issues in the Early Lives of Inventions
2007 CLARISA LONG, Max Mendel Shaye Professor of Intellectual Property Law, Columbia Law School
The Political Economy of Intellectual Property LawEvent Invitation
2006 JOHN F. DUFFY, George Washington University National
Law Center, Washington, D.C.
The Invention of Invention: A History of Nonobviousness Event Invitation
2005 DAN L. BURK, University of Minnesota Law School, Minneapolis
The Problem of Process in Biotechnology Event Invitation
2004 DAVID J. FRANKLYN, University of San Francisco School of Law
The Anti-Free Rider Principle in American Trademark Law Event Invitation
2003 WILLIAM F. LEE, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale & Dorr LLP, Boston
2002 HON. PAUL MICHEL, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, Washington, D.C.
2001 YSOLDE GENDREAU, Université de Montreal, Quebec
2000 JERRE B. SWANN, Partner, Kilpatrick Stockton LLP, Atlanta
1999 JOSEPH STRAUS, Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Patent, Copyright and Competition Law, Munich
1998 JOHN R. THOMAS, George Washington University Law School, Washington, D.C.
1997 HON. NANCY LINCK, Solicitor, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Washington, D.C.
1996 CHIEF CIRCUIT JUDGE GLENN ARCHER, CIRCUIT JUDGE PAULINE NEWMAN, AND SENIOR CIRCUIT JUDGE EDWARD SMITH, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, Washington, D.C.
1995 DONALD S. CHISUM, Author, CHISUM ON PATENTS
1994 JOHN PEGRAM, Fish & Richardson, P.C., New York, NY