September 12-14, 2021 | Renaissance Dallas Richardson

Confirmed Speakers

Confirmed speakers (in alphabetical order) for IPWatchdog LIVE 2021 as of June 18, 2021.

Subject to change.
Meredith Addy

Meredity Addy

Co-Founder of AddyHart P.C.
Shawn Ambwani

Shawn Ambwani

Co-Founder & COO, Unified Patents
Heather Antoine

Heather Antoine

Partner at Stubbs Alderton & Markiles, LLP
Joan Archer

Joan Archer, Ph.D.

General Counsel, Farmobile
Eyal Barash

Eyal Barash

Founder, Barash Law
Jill Bindler

Jill Bindler

Partner, Gray Reed
Melissa Brand

Melissa Brand

Assistant General Counsel and Director of IP, Biotechnology Innovation Organization
Kasi Brill

Kasie Brill

Vice President of Brand Protection & Strategic Initiatives, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Douglas J. Bucklin, Ph.D.

Douglas J. Bucklin, Ph.D.

Shareholder, Volpe Koenig P.C.
Jennifer Burdman

Jennifer Burdman

Vice President, Head of Intellectual Property, Valo Health
Louis Carbonneau

Louis Carbonneau

Founder & CEO of Tangible IP
Jim Carmichael

James Carmichael

Founder, Carmichael IP; Former Administrative Patent Judge
Carlo Cotrone

Carlo Cotrone

Chief IP Counsel at Techtronic Industries North America
Will Covey

Will Covey

Deputy General Counsel and Director for the Office of Enrollment and Discipline
Arthur Daemmrich

Arthur Daemmrich

Director, Smithsonian Institution Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.
Judge Ted Essex

Theodore Essex

Senior Counsel at Hogan Lovells
Victoria Friedman

Victoria Friedman

Managing Director, Dennemeyer & Associates US
Kae Gruner

Kae Gruner

Associate General Counsel, Acella Pharmaceuticals
Michael Gulliford

Michael Gulliford

Founding Partner, Soryn IP Capital Management
Joseph P. Gushue

Joseph P. Gushue

Shareholder with Volpe Koenig215-255-9184
Raina Haque

Raina Haque

Professor of Practice of Technology, Wake Forest Law School
David G. Henry

David G. Henry

Partner, Gray Reed; Chair, IP Litigation Group
Andrei Iancu

Andrei Iancu

Partner, Irell & Manella; Former USPTO Director
Patrick Kilbride

Patrick Kilbride

Senior VP for International IP, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Mark Kokes

Dr. Mark Kokes

Chief IP Officer for NantWorks
Emily Johnson

Emily Johnson

Senior Counsel, IP Litigation, Amgen Inc.
Mark Leonard

Mark Leonard

General Counsel, Jelly Belly Candy Company
Eleanor Lackman

Eleanor M. Lackman

Partner, Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP
Van Lindberg

Van Lindberg

Partner, Taylor English; General Counsel and Director of the Python Software Foundation
Josh Malone

Josh Malone

Inventor, Bunch O Balloons; Fellow, U.S. Inventor
Eli Mazour

Eli Mazour

Partner, Harrity & Harrity; Host, Clause 8 Podcast
Ray Millien

Raymond Millien

Chief IP Officer, Volvo Car Corporation
Eileen McDermott

Eileen McDermott

Editor-in-Chief of IPWatchdog.com
Scott McKeown

Scott McKeown

Partner, Ropes & Gray
Gene Quinn

Gene Quinn

President & CEO, IPWatchdog, Inc.
Chad Rutkowski

Chad Rutkowski

Partner, Baker & Hostetler LLP
Hope Shimabuku

Hope Shimabuku

Director of the USPTO Texas Regional Office
Russ Slifer

Russ Slifer

Former Deputy Director, USPTO
Michael F. Synder

Michael F. Snyder

Shareholder with Volpe Koenig
Bob Stoll

Robert Stoll

Co-chair, IP Group, Faegre Drinker; Former Commissioner for Patents
Monica Riva Talley

Monica Riva Talley

Director at Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox
Scott Weingust

Scott Weingust

Managing Director, Stout
John White

John White

CEO & Managing Director, PCT Learning Center
Katharine Wolanyk

Katharine Wolanyk

Managing Director, Burford
Christine Yun Sauer

Christine Yun Sauer

Partner, Robins Kaplan LLP
Megan Carpenter

Megan Carpenter

Dean, University of New Hampshire Franklin Pierce School of Law
Jayne Durden

Jayne Durden

Vice President of Law Firm Strategy for Anaqua

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