9/30/16 Conference: Jury Trial of Patent Cases


Friday, September 30
Lipton Hall, 108 West Third Street, New York, NY 10012



8:15-9:00am  Breakfast Reception and Registration

9:00-9:15am  Brief Opening Remarks and Introduction of Keynote Speaker

9:05-9:45am  Keynote Address 

Honorable Kathleen M. O’Malley

9:45-10:45am  Scholars Debate: Does the 7th Amendment guarantee a jury trial in patent litigation?

Renee Lerner (GW Law)

Jeanne Fromer (NYU School of Law) (Moderator)


Summary of Patent Jury Trial Statistics

10:45-11:00am  Break


11:00-11:30am  Update on Rush to Judgment? Trial Length and Outcomes in Patent Cases

Mark Lemley (Stanford Law)

11:30-12:30pm  Judges Roundtable

Hon. William Conley (W.D. Wi.)

Hon. Rodney Gilstrap (EDTX)

Hon. Leonard Stark (D. Del)

Hon. William Young (D. MA)

Scott Hemphill (NYU School of Law) (Moderator)

12:30-1:15pm  Lunch


1:15-2:15pm  Scholars Roundtable

Colleen Chien (Santa Clara Law)

Mark Lemley (Stanford Law)

David Schwartz (Northwestern Law)

Rochelle Dreyfuss (NYU School of Law) (Moderator)

2:15-3:15pm  Practitioners Roundtable on U.S. District Courts and the PTAB

Juanita Brooks (Fish & Richardson)

Douglas Cawley (McKool Smith)

John Desmarais ’88 (Desmarais LLP)

William Lee (WilmerHale)

Steve Susman (Susman & Godfrey) (Moderator)

3:15pm  Closing Remarks and Conference Ends



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