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University of Florida
Levin College of Law

Thursday, July 11, 2013

The White House v. Patent Assertion Entities: Round 1

Posted by D. Daniel Sokol

The Intellectual
Property Committee of the Section of Antitrust Law and
the Antitrust Committee of the Section of Intellectual Property Law



The White House v. Patent Assertion Entities:  Round 1

July 15, 2013

Noon-1:15 PM Eastern


On June 4, the White House issued five executive actions and
seven legislative recommendations designed to protect innovators from frivolous
litigation brought by patent-assertion entities and increase patent
quality.  In this program, panelists will discuss these initiatives and
other proposed legislation from the legislative, executive, and in-house
counsel perspectives. 


Crowell & Moring

1001 Pennsylvania Ave
NW Washington, DC 20004



Koren Wong-Ervin, Federal Trade



David Blonder, Intellectual
Property and Senior Antitrust Counsel, Blackberry

Victoria Jeffries, Columbia Law
School Law & Technology Fellow at U.S. Senate

Carl Shapiro, Professor at
University of California at Berkeley


For additional
information and to register, visit

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