University Intellectual Property: Perspectives on protection, enforcement and commercialization from UW-Madison, WARF and Nanjing University.
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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
Scott Resnick, StartingBlock
Maggie Brickerman, gener8or
Chuan Chen, UW–Madison School of Business
Jignesh Patel, UW–Madison Computer Science
Difeng Xu (invited)
Jia Zhu (invited)
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 and Brady
Justin Anderson, WARF
Eric Apfelbach, PegEx
Kening Li
Xiang Gao (invited)
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