10.29.11 | Darrell G. Mottley presents An Overview of Patent Prosecution and Litigation at the first annual IP Awareness Conference hosted by the Student IP Society at Virginia Tech

Darrell G. Mottley presents An Overview of Patent Prosecution and Litigation at the first annual IP Awareness Conference hosted by the Student IP Society at Virginia Tech.

The IP Awareness Conference will be in Hillcrest Hall on October 29th, from 8:30am-2:30pm, and lunch will be provided.

SIPS@VT:  IP Awareness Conference
October 28-29, 2011, Blacksburg, VA

Agenda
Saturday, October 29th
8:30 – 8:45am

Welcoming Remarks
Kevin Sprenger, Executive Vice President and Founder  SIPS@VT

8:45 – 9:15am
Keynote Address
The Honorable Morgan Griffith, U.S. Congressman 9th District of Virginia
The United States House of Representatives

9:15 – 10:00am
US Intellectual Property Policy and Patent Reform
Ram Shukla, Senior Patent Examiner
The United States Patent and Trademark Office

10:00 – 10:45am
Patent Prosecution and Litigation
Darrell Mottley, Shareholder
Banner & Witcoff, Ltd.

10:45 – 11:00am
Break

11:00 – 11:45am
Copyrights and International Intellectual Property
Keith Finch, Partner
The Creekmore Law Firm P.C.

11:45 – 12:30pm
Internet Law and Privacy
Gerard Stegmaier, Associate
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati P.C.

12:30 – 1:00pm
Lunch

1:00 – 1:45pm
Entrepreneurship in Engineering and Technology
Dr. Jack Lesko, Associate Dean
Virginia Tech College of Engineering

1:45 – 2:15pm
Panel Discussion and Q&A

2:15 – 2:30pm
Closing Remarks

More information including event registration is available online.