WIPIP 2007 Schedule*

*Thanks to Elizabeth Winston of Catholic U. for helping to put the program together.
Friday, September 28th
11:30 am - 12:30 pm Registration (lunch available at 12:00 pm) outside Room 603
12:30 pm - 1:00 pm Welcome from Dean Grossman and Opening Remarks in Room 603
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
First Concurrent Session
Panel 1 - Room 603 Panel 2 - Room 602 Panel 3 - Room 601
  Lisa Ramsey
University of San Diego
School of Law

Increasing First Amendment Scrutiny of Trademark Law
Abstract
Ted Field
Chicago-Kent College of Law

Improving the Federal Circuit's Choice-of-Law Approach to Procedural Matters in Patent Cases
Abstract
David Fagundes
Southwestern Law School

Property Rules, Property Talk, and the Public Domain
Abstract
  David Olson
Boston College Law School

Towards a First Amendment Grounding for Copyright Misuse
Abstract
Dave Schwartz
The John Marshall Law School

Practice Makes Perfect?  An Empirical Study of Patent Experienced District Court Judges and Their Claim Construction Reversal Rates
Abstract
Paul Schoenhard
University of Utah
S.J. Quinney College of Law

When Patent Property Rights Vest: Why Entitlements Should Be Assigned Consistently on the Basis of Inventorship
Abstract
  Rebecca Tushnet
Georgetown University Law Center

It Depends on What the Meaning of “False” Is: Falsity and Misleadingness in Commercial Speech Doctrine
Abstract
Andrew Torrance
University of Kansas
Biodiversity Institute
(Co-Author: William Tomlinson)

A Multi-User Interactive Patent Simulation System
Abstract
Tom W. Bell
Chapman University
School of Law

Outgrowing Copyright: The Effect of Market Size on Copyright Policy
Abstract
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Coffee Break outside Room 603
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Second Concurrent Session
Panel 1 - Room 603 Panel 2 - Room 602 Panel 3 - Room 601
Mark Lemley
Stanford Law School
(Co-Author: Daralyn Durie)

A Realist Approach to the Obviousness of Inventions
Abstract
Frank Pasquale
Seton Hall Law School

From Net Neutrality to Search Neutrality:
Frontiers of Equitable Information Policy
Abstract
Eric Claeys
George Mason University
School of Law

INS v. AP: Hot News and Natural Property Rights
Abstract
Gregory Mandel
Temple University
Beasley School of Law

The Non-Obvious Problem
Abstract
Mark Schultz
Southern Illinois University
School of Law

The Music Never Stopped: Technological Progress, Economic Growth, and Copyright
Abstract
Peter Winn
University of Washington
School of Law

On the Ancient Origins of the Right to Privacy
Abstract
Michael Meurer
Boston University
School of Law

Pharmaceutical Patent Litigation
Abstract
Glynn Lunney
Tulane University
Law School

Copyright’s Price Discrimination Panacea
Abstract
David Levine
Charlotte School of Law

Incentivizing Government: The People’s Trade Secrets
Abstract
4:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Coffee Break outside Room 603
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Third Concurrent Session
Panel 1 - Room 603
Panel 2 - Room 602
Panel 3 - Room 601
Jasmine Abdel-Khalik
University of Missouri-Kansas City
School of Law

Is a Rose by Any Other Image Still a Rose?
Disconnecting Dilution’s Similarity Test from Traditional Trademark Concepts
Abstract
Lorelei de Larena
Florida State University
School of Law

License to Sue?
Abstract
Sean Flynn
American University
Washington College of Law
(Co-Author: Aidan Hollis)

Economic Justifications for Open Licensing of Essential Medicine Patents in Developing Countries
Abstract
Katja Weckström
University of Turku

Trademark Dilution, Trade Mark Use and Trademark Law Theory- In Search of A Logical Connection
Abstract
Elizabeth Winston
Catholic University of America
Columbus School of Law

Terminator Licenses
Abstract
Charles Meyer
University of Pittsburgh
School of Law

Comparing Apples to Pears: A Genomic Approach to Comparing Monetary Remedies for Patent Infringement in the UK and Germany
Abstract
Christine Haight Farley
American University
Washington College of Law

The Feminine Mystique of the Brand in Trademark Today
Abstract
Adam Candeub
Michigan State University
College of Law
(Co-Author: Steve Wildman)

To Share or not to Share: Nonexclusive Intellectual Property Licensing and Antitrust
Abstract
Nadine Farid
Gonzaga University
School of Law

A Public Health Argument for Reviving the Non-Violation Complaint
Abstract
6:30pm
Reception and Dinner - International Lounge (6th Floor)

Saturday, September 29th
8:30 am - 9:00 am
Light breakfast available outside room 603
9:00 am - 11:00 am
Fourth Concurrent Session
  Panel 1 - Room 603 Panel 2 - Room 602 Panel 3 - Room 601
  Davida Isaacs
Northern Kentucky University
Salmon P. Chase College of Law

Shifting Constitutional Sands: Can and Should Patentholders Rely on the Due Process Clause to Thwart Government Action?
Abstract
Deborah Gerhart
University of North Carolina
School of Law

Consumer Investment in Trademarks:  Why it Deserves More in Fair Use Returns
Abstract
Emily Morris
University of Michigan
Law School

Uncertainty and Inaccuracy in Interpreting the Law: A Model in Patent Claim Construction
Abstract
  Dan Cahoy
Penn State University
Smeal College of Business
(Co-Author: Raghu Garud)

Diachronic Patent Value and the Sociology of Contention
Abstract
William McGeveran
University of Minnesota
Law School

Rethinking Trademark Fair Use
Abstract
Kevin Collins
Indiana University
School of Law - Bloomington

Literal Claim Scope, After-Arising Technology and the Growth/Stability Paradox
Abstract
  Adam Mossoff
University of San Diego
School of Law

Conceptualizing Patents as Property: Exclusive Right(s) and Property Theory in Patent Law
Abstract
Mark McKenna
Saint Louis University
School of Law

Trademark Use and the Problem of Source in Trademark Law
Abstract
Chris Cotropia
University of Richmond
School of Law

Rethinking the Inequitable Conduct Doctrine in Patent Law
Abstract
11:00 am -11:30 am Coffee Break outside Room 603
11:30 am - 1:00 pm Fifth Concurrent Session
 
Panel 1 - Room 603
Panel 2 - Room 602
Panel 3 - Room 601
  Colleen Chien
Santa Clara University
School of Law

Patently Protectionist? An Empirical Analysis of Patent Cases at the International Trade Commission
Abstract
Bita Amani
Queen's University
Faculty of Law

What's Wrong with Intellectual Property Rights?: A Not So Common(s) Approach to Our Genetic Heritage
Abstract
Irene Calboli
Marquette University
Law School

The Case for a "Reasonable" Expansion of the Protection of Geographical Indications of Origin Under TRIPS
Abstract
Elizabeth Townsend Gard
Tulane University
Law School

The Impossibilities of a Usable Past:
Struggling with Copyright Duration in the Basement at the New Orleans Public Library

Abstract
Michael Risch
West Virginia University
College of Law

Everything is Patentable
Abstract
Sharon Sandeen
Hamline University
School of Law

Article 39 of TRIPS:
When is too much flexibility a bad thing?
Abstract
Nancy Kim
California Western School of Law

The Software Licensing Dilemma
Abstract
Miriam Bitton
UC-Berkeley (Boalt Hall)

Is Information Patentable?
Abstract
Sean Pager
University of Richmond
School of Law

Patents On a Shoestring: Making Patent Systems Work for Developing Countries
Abstract
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm Break (lunch available) outside Room 603
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm Sixth Concurrent Session
 
Panel 1 - Room 603
Panel 2 - Room 602
Panel 3 - Room 601
  Joshua Sarnoff
American University
Washington College of Law

Foreign Recognition of National Disclosure of Origin Laws and Contracts
Abstract
Dan Burk
University of Minnesota
Law School

The Role of Intellectual Property in Codification

Abstract
Matthew Sag
DePaul University
College of Law

Fair Use on the Internet: Non-Expressive Uses and the Fairness of Opt-Outs
Abstract
Peter Yu
Drake University Law School

A Tale of Two Development Agendas
Abstract
  Michael Carroll
Villanova University
School of Law

The Origins of Music Copyright in the United States
Abstract
2:30 pm Conference Concludes