LAIPLA Speakers (September 2012 – Present)


Amit Agarwal, Law Clerk for Judge Pfaelzer (Central District)

Maria Anderson, Partner, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

Joanna Ardalan, Kulik, Gottesman & Siegel LLP

Mehran Arjomand, Partner, Morrison & Foerster LLP

Brent R. Babcock, Partner, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

Ian Ballon, Greenberg Taurig

Professor Jonathan Barnett, USC Gould School of Law

Charles Barquist, Partner, Morrison & Foerster LLP

Donna Bedford, The Bedford Group

Paul Bergman, UCLA School of Law

Richard A. Blanchard, Ph.D., veteran technical expert witness

Shouvik Biswas, Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C.

Richard Bone, VLP Law Group

Paul Bost, Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

Sarah Bro, Associate, McDermott Will & Emery

Lisa Buccino, Senior IP Counsel, SAP

Dan Burk, Chancellor’s Professor of Law, UC Irvine

Laura M. Burson, Partner, Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

Andrew Byrnes, USPTO

John Cabeca, USPTO

Oral Caglar, Associate General Counsel, California Institute of Technology

Rachel Capoccia, Partner, Alston & Bird LLP

Kevin J. Capps, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

Devon W. Carbado, UCLA School of Law

David Chan, Senior Patent Counsel, Western Digital Corp.

Judge Raymond T. ChenCircuit Judge

Lee ChengNewegg, Inc.

Morgan Chu, Partner, Irell & Manella LLP

Amy Chun, Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear, LLP

Matthew Clements, USPTO

Michelle A. Cooke, Partner, Steptoe & Johnson LLP

Robert Cooper, Vice President, Legal & Business Affairs for Warner Bros. International Television Distribution

Michael Crapenhoft, Edwards Lifesciences

Dennis D. Crouch, Univ. of Missouri School of Law

Thomas Daly, Christie Parker & Hale, LLP

Victor de Gyarfas, Foley & Lardner, Moderator

Nannette Diacovo, Lionsgate

David Dillard, Christie Parker & Hale, LLP

Mitra Eskandari-Azari, CBS

Laura E. Evans, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

Robert Z. Evora, Patent Counsel, Munchkin, Inc.

Honorable Gary A. Feess, Central District of California

Jason S. Feldmar, Partner, Gates & Cooper LLP

Marc Fenster, Partner, Russ August & Kabat LLP

Dr. Wolfgang Festl-Wietek, Managing Partner, Viering, Jentschura & Partner

Melissa Finocchio, Chief Litigation Counsel, Intellectual Ventures

Darren Franklin, Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

Tracey L. Freed, Senior Counsel at Sony Pictures Entertainment

Julianne Freund, Law Offices of Kia Kamran

Gary Frischling, Partner, Irell & Manella LLP

Craig Gelfound, Partner, Arent Fox LLP

Eric J. German, Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP

Bobby Ghajar, Partner, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

Rich Goldstein, IP boutique Goldstein Patent Law

Judge Francie Gorowitz, USPTO

Dr. Mark Goulston, author

David W. Grace, Partner and Co-Chair, Intellectual Property Protection, Loeb & Loeb LLP

Georgann Grunebach, Vice President—Intellectual Property, Fox Legal Group

Honorable Andrew J. Guilford, Central District of California

Raphael A. Gutiérrez – Law Office of Raphael A. Gutiérrez

Scott R. Hansen, Western Digital

Phil Hartstein, Finjan

Eeva Hakoranta, Nokia Corporation

Gary A. Hecker, The Hecker Law Group

Andrew Hirshfeld, USPTO

David L. Hoffman, Hoffman Patent Group

Catherine Holland, Partner, Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear LLP

Mark Holscher, Kirkland & Ellis

Brian Horne, Partner, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

Jonathan Hyman – Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

Wesley Hsu, U.S. Department of Justice

Jonathan A. Hyman, Partner, Knobbe Martens LLP

Michael A. Jacobs, Partner, Morrison & Foerster LLP

Stephen C. Jones, Patent Prosecutor, Morrison & Foerster LLP

Joe Juliano, Honda Patents & Technologies North America, LLC

Jonathan S. Kagan, Partner, Irell & Manella LLP

Michael Kallus, RPX

Peter H. Kang, Sidley Austin LLP

Huzefa Kapadia, Morrison & Foerster LLP

Milan Kapadia, Patent Portfolio Manager, The Boeing Company

Doug Kari, Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, Arbitech

Jeremy Kaufman, Senior Counsel, Twentieth Century Fox Film Corp.

Randall E. Kay, Jones Day

Kyle Kellar, Patent Litigator and Patent Prosecutor, Christie Parker Hale

Tom Kennedy, Vice President – Legal Affairs, Twentieth Century Fox

Hon. Victor Kenton

Jay Kesan, University of Illinois School of Law

Candice E. Kim, Greenberg Traurig LLP

David S. Kim, Patent Agent, Morrison & Foerster LLP

Rachel Kimbrough, Senior Counsel, Lionsgate Films

Richard Korf, UCLA

Stephen Korniczky, Sheppard Mullin

Glenn Kubota, Partner, Morrison & Foerster

Glen Kulik, Kulik Gottesman & Siegel LLP

Ashleigh Landis, IP Litigator, Associate, Morrison & Foerster

Atlantis Langowski, Business Development Executive — West Coast at Thomson Reuters Expert Witness Services

Stephen Larson, Partner, Knobbe Martens LLP

Paul Leblond, Counsel, Patents, Google, Inc.

Tim Lee, The Walt Disney Company

Clinical Associate Professor Jack Lerner, USC Gould School of Law

Michelle Lee, USPTO Director of Silicon Valley office

Joe Liebeschuetz, Ph.D., Partner, Alston & Bird LLP

Jeffrey Light, Myman Greenspan Fineman Fox Rosenberg & Light

Joseph Lipner, Irell & Manella LLP

Joseph Liu, One LLP

John Lord, Partner, One LLP

Ryan J. Malloy, Associate, Morrison & Foerster LLP

David Mann, The Other Bar

Victoria F. Maroulis, Partner, Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP

David Marr, Qualcomm

Sharon Marsh, USPTO

Mark McCarty, Alston & Bird

Prof. David McGowan, University of San Diego School of Law

Heather Meeker, O’Melveny & Myers LLP

Laura Blau Michel, Director, Legal, Rubicon Project

Andrew D. Mickelson, Partner, McDermott Will & Emery

Aaron J. Moss, Partner, Greenberg Glusker Fields Claman & Machtinger LLP

Ajit Narang, Senior Legal Counsel, Medtronic, Inc.

Gary Nelson, IP Litigator, Partner, Christie Parker Hale

Keith Newburry, V.P. & Chief Intellectual Property Counsel, Edwards Lifesciences

Jimmy Nguyen, Partner, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

David Nimmer, Irell & Manella LLP

William O’Brien, Partner, One LLP

The Honorable Kathleen M. O’Malley, United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

Vanessa Owen, Senior Counsel, Seyfarth Shaw LLP

The Honorable S. James Otero, U.S. District Court, C.D. Cal.

John L. Paik, Partner, Novak Druce Connolly Bove & Quigg LLP

Andrew Pang, Abbott Medical Optics, Inc.

Brian Philpott, Koppel, Patrick, Heybl & Philpott

Honorable Sharon Prost

Adrian Pruetz, Partner, Glaser Weil Fink Jacobs Howard Avchen & Shapiro LLP

David Quinto, Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullvan, LLP

Melissa Rabbani, Irell & Manella LLP

Chief Judge Randall R. Rader of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

Lisa P. Ramsey, USD School of Law

Joseph R. Re, Partner, Knobbe Martens LLP

Teresa Stanek Rea, Deputy Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Deputy Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office

Judge Lorelei Ritchie, USPTO

Hon. James L. Robart

Ellen Robbins, Sidley Austin

Judge Jeffrey B. Robertson, Administrative Patent Judge, USPTO

Assistant Professor Betsy Rosenblatt, Director, Center for Intellectual Property Law, Whittier Law School

David Rosmann, Acacia Research Group

Robert H. Rotstein, Partner, Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP

Dr. Bill Saleebey

Raj Sardesai, Vice President and Chief IP Counsel, Avery Dennison Corporation

Dr. Kristi Sawert, USPTO

Alexander R. Schlee, Schlee IP International, P.C.

Robert M. (“Bobby”) Schwartz, Partner, O’Melveny & Myers LLP

Magistrate Judge Suzanne Segal

Henry L. Self III, Lavely and Singer PC

Hon. James V. Selna, C.D. Cal

Steve Sereboff, SoCal IP Law Group

Greer Shaw, Snell & Wilmer LLP

Scott Shea,  Ziskind Greene & Shea

Jason Sheasby, Irell & Manella LLP

Ben Sheffner, MPAA

Dominique Shelton, Partner, Alston & Bird LLP

Dr. Christal Sheppard, Director of the Elijah J. McCoy United States Patent and Trademark Office

Matthew A. Smith, Turner Boyd

Steven W. Smyrski, Smyrski Law Group

Brent D. Sokol, Partner, Jones Day LLP

Victoria T. Spang, Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

Teresa Stanek Rea, Crowell & Moring, Former Acting and Deputy Director of USPTO

Claude M. Stern, Partner, Co-Chair National Intellectual Property Litigation Practice, Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP

Robert Green Sterne, Sterne, Kessler

Zach St. Martin, Sony

Stephen Strauss, Fulwider Patton

Christopher Sukhaphadhana, Mattel, Inc.

Adam Sullivan, Square Enix America

Rouz Tabaddor, Core Logic

Edwin P. Tarver, Patent Prosecutor, Lauson & Tarver LLP

David Teece, Chairman, Berkeley Research Group, Tusher Chair Professor, UC Berkeley

Cynthia Tregillis, Western Digital

Paul D. Tripodi II, Partner, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

Alan Tse, Western Digital

Eliisen S. Turner, Partner, Irell & Manella LLP

Kevin Turner, USPTO

Steven J. Wadyka Jr., Greenberg Traurig LLP

Jane Shay Wald, Partner Emeritus, Irell & Manella LLP

Greg Weaver, Technicolor

Karen Vogel Weil, Partner, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

Seth Weisberg, Stamps.com

Harold C. Wegner, Partner, Foley & Lardner LLP

Elizabeth M. Weldon, Snell & Wilmer LLP

Hon. Carl J. West (Ret.), JAMS

David Wienir, Business Affairs Executive, United Talent Agency

Kenya Williams, Associate, Fulwider Patton

Hon. Michael R. Wilner

Mark Wine, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe

Vision Winter,  O’Melveny & Myers LLP

Jessica Wood, Viacom Media Networks

The Honorable Otis D. Wright II, U.S. District Court, C.D. Cal.

The Honorable George H. Wu, U.S. District Court, C.D. Cal.

Alex Zhang, King & Wood Mallesons

 

 

 

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