University Intellectual Property: Perspectives on protection, enforcement and commercialization from UW-Madison, WARF and Nanjing University.

When: Wednesday, November 13, 2019 
Registration opens at 8:30 a.m.

Where: Discovery Building, 330 N. Orchard St., Madison
 
Agenda


8:30 - 9 a.m.: Registration and continental breakfast

9 a.m.: Welcome remarks

9:15 - 10:45 a.m: Session 1: Building an entrepreneurial and technology commercialization ecosystem in a university setting—from Bayh-Dole to business creation in the U.S. and China.

Moderator B.J. Ard, UW Law School

Panelists:
Michael Falk, WARF
Andy Richards, D2P
Chandra Miller Fienen, StartingBlock
Faraz A. Choudhury, Immuto Scientific
Chuan Chen, UW–Madison School of Business
Jignesh Patel, UW–Madison Computer Science
Difeng Xu, Nanjing University Law School
10:45 - 11 a.m.: Break

11 a.m. - Noon: Greg Keenan, WARF Accelerator

Greg will discuss the WARF Accelerator Program and introduce three flash talks by innovation teams.
Noon - 1 p.m.: Lunch

1 - 2:15 p.m.: Session 2: Myths and the reality of enforcing and commercializing IP in China

Moderator: John Ohnesorge, UW Law School

Panelists:
Lori Meddings, Quarles & Brady
Justin Anderson, WARF
Eric Apfelbach, PegEx
Kening Li, GenScript Biotech Corporation
Li Zhu, Quarles & Brady
2:15 - 2:30 p.m.: Photos

2:30 - 3 p.m.: Ice cream break

3 - 4 p.m.: Looking ahead and next steps

A conversation with Xinfang Gao and Erik Iverson
4 p.m.: Reception

4:30 p.m.: Remarks from Chancellor Rebecca Blank