HarrisMartin's Intellectual Property Law Conference

Conference Agenda

Day 1, Wednesday, June 13, 2012

1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Golf Tournament - TPC Four Seasons Resort

The deadline to sign-up for the 1:30 p.m. tee time is June 6, so be sure to contact Julie Creel by email or at
(214) 212-9143 to secure a spot. Transportation from the Omni Dallas Hotel will depart at 11:30 a.m.

Sponsored by Gallagher Benefit Services, Texas Capital Bank, Datamax, Greenwood Office Outfitters, Voice4net, Promo Resources, Datatex and Willis.

Gallagher Benefit Services


5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Welcome Cocktail Reception and Registration

7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Dinner Groups

Connect with colleagues and friends at selected restaurants for sponsored dinners. For more details and to RSVP, Click Here or call (214) 212-9143.

Sponsored by Xerox


Day 2, Thursday, June 14, 2012

7:30 a.m. - 8:15 a.m.
Continental Breakfast & Registration

8:15 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.

Theodore Stevenson III, McKool Smith P.C., Dallas

8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
The Do's and Don'ts in Patent Litigation

Theodore Stevenson III, McKool Smith P.C., Dallas
Ruffin B. Cordell, Fish & Richardson, P.C., Washington, DC
Hon.T. John Ward (Ret.), Ward & Smith, Longview, TX

9:30 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
Divided Infringement in Light of McKesson/Akami - What is Next?

Brett C. Govett, Fulbright & Jaworski, L.L.P., Dallas, TX
Miriam L. Quinn, Fulbright & Jaworski, L.L.P., Dallas, TX

10:15 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Refreshment Break

10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
Trying Hatch-Waxman Bench Trials and The Difference in Strategy for Bench vs. Jury Trials

Roger A. Denning, Fish & Richardson, P.C., San Diego

11:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
An ITC Update: Developments in Domestic Industry and Public Interest

Ruffin B. Cordell, Fish & Richardson, P.C., Washington, DC

12:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.
Luncheon with Keynote Address

"Whatever Happened to Civility?"

Hon. Robert M. Parker (Ret.), Parker, Bunt & Ainsworth, Tyler, TX
Former Judge in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit and
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas

1:15 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Recent Developments in Delaware IP Litigation

Philip A. Rovner, Potter Anderson & Corroon LLP, Wilmington, DE

2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
The Prometheus Effect of Bilski

Mark T. Garrett, Fulbright & Jaworski, L.L.P., Austin, TX

2:45 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Refreshment Break

3:00 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.
Financial Markets View of Patents

Erich Spangenberg, CEO, IP Navigation Group, LLC, Dallas
Phil Hartsein, IP Navigation Group, LLC, Dallas

3:45 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
How Jurors Learn About an IP Case

Dr. Don C. Nichols, Founder, Courtroom Intelligence, Odessa, TX

4:30 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.
A Strategic Approach to Post-Judgment Remedies: Identifying and Assessing Important Factors Influencing On-Going Royalties

Russ Emerson, Haynes & Boone, Dallas
Barry Bell, Echelon Analytics, Dallas

5:15 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.
Intellectual Property Issues in the Oil, Gas and Energy Sectors

Ernest C. Brown, Smith Currie & Hancock, LLP, San Francisco
Shukri J. Souri Ph.D., Exponent, New York

6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Networking Cocktail Reception

7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Day 3, Friday, June 15, 2012

7:30 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.
Continental Breakfast

7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
The Women's Breakfast - Pay it Forward

Moderator - Hon. Ada Brown, McKool Smith, Former Judge with Dallas County Criminal Court #1, Dallas
Hilda Galvan, Jones Day, Dallas
Jane Brandt, Thompson Knight, Dallas
Jennifer Wuamett, VP & Chief IP Counsel, Freescale Semiconductor, Austin

8:30 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.
The Future of the NPE in Patent Licensing and Enforcement

Paul K. Vickrey, Niro, Haller & Niro, Ltd., Chicago
Eric Buether, Buether Joe & Carpenter, LLC, Dallas

9:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
  • Contemplating New Approaches to the Calculation of Patent Damages - Res Q Net, Lucent and Uniloc
  • Contrary View to Weinstein's Nash Bargaining Theory
  • The Ongoing Restriction on Damages

Moderator - Mike Androvett, Founder, Androvett Legal Media & Marketing, Dallas
Jeffrey R. Bragalone, Shore Chan Bragalone DePumpo, LLP, Dallas
Henry C. Bunsow, Bunsow De Mory, LLP, San Francisco
Roy Weinstein, Managing Director, ERS Group, Los Angeles
Dr. Keith R. Ugone, Managing Partner, Analysis Group, Inc., Dallas

10:15 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Refreshment Break

10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
A Roadmap to Delaware Patent Litigation

Kenneth L. Dorsney, Morris James, LLP, Wilmington, DE
Kevin M. Pasquinelli, Mount, Spelman & Fingerman, San Francisco

11:15 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
RPX Corporation - Patent Acquisition and Funding

Paul Reidy, Senior VP, RPX Corp., San Francisco

11:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

Matthew Vella, Acacia Research Group, LLC, Frisco, TX

12:15 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
In-House Corporate Counsel IP Panel
  • Selecting and Managing Outside Patent Litigation Counsel

    Moderator - Timothy S. Durst, Baker Botts LLP, Dallas
    Brian J. Gaffney, General Attorney - IP Litigation, AT&T Services, Inc., Dallas
    Garreth Sarosi, Senior Counsel, Director of Intellectual Property, Metro PCS Communications, Inc., Richardson, TX
    Scott R. Roberts, Associate General Counsel for Travelocity, Southlake, TX
    David Killough, Microsoft, Redmond, WA