Detailed Program & Presentation 2013

Sunday, November 10, 2013

8:30 am-
9:00 am
Registration & Reception
9:30 am-
11:00 am
 Greetings:
  • Mr. Stephan Freischem, Secretary General of AIPPI
  • Dr. Guy Rotkopf, Director General, Israel Ministry of Justice
  • Prof. Dina K. Prialnik, Vice Rector, TA University
  • Mr. Zhou Hao, Head of the Data Development Section of the Economics and Statistics Division, World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
  • Mr. Francis Gurry, Director General, World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)- video recording
Opening Address and Keynote Lectures:
· Prof. Daniel Zajfman – President, Weizmann Institute of Science: Academic excellence, basic scientific research and commercialization: can they work together?
· Mr. David Kappos - former Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the US Patent and Trade Office and current Partner of Cravath, Swaine and Moore, LLP:  The role of IP in the future World development
11:00 am-11:30 am Coffee Break
Special Sponsors’ Session
11:30 am-
1:00 pm
 
Parallel Sessions
 
Senior Management & Stakeholders: Commercialization of Know-How and IP Rights: The Role of the Government, Academia and Industry
 
Conveners: Ms. Einat Zisman, CEO of Hadasit, Hadassah's Technology Transfer Company, Mr. Eli Baran, Head of Communication & Electronics Sector, Office of the Chief Scientist, Ministry of Economy
 
Moderator:  Ms. Einat Zisman, CEO of Hadasit, Hadassah's Technology Transfer Company
 
Speakers:
- Mr. Eli Baran, Head of Communication & Electronics Sector, Office of the Chief Scientist, Ministry of Economy: Regulations and policies regarding the transfer of industrial and academic know-how, developed with the support of the Office of the Chief Scientist of the Ministry of Economics
- Mr. Yaacov Michlin, President & CEO of Yissum, Technology Transfer company of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem: How to optimize collaboration between Academia and Industry - the IP perspective
- Dr. Aharon Schwartz, Consultant, former head of Teva Innovative Ventures: From IP to NP a call for a new paradigm
- Prof. Sean O’Connor, University of Washington School of Law: Managing know-how in global value chains and international technology transfer
 
Entrepreneurs: The Role of IP in Seeking and Securing Investments from Angels, Capital Ventures and Private Equities
 
Convener: Ms. Karin Mayer Rubinstein, CEO of Israel Advanced Technology Industries (IATI)
 
Moderator: Mr. Shlomo Gradman, CEO, ASG Ltd. and Chair of Israel’s High Tech CEO Forum
 
A panel discussion* including:
- Dr. Ilan Cohn, Senior Partner, Reinhold Cohn Group, Israel
- Mr. Yaky Yanay, VP Finance & CFO, Pluristem Therapeutics Inc
- Dr. Hadar Ron, M.D., Managing Partner at Israel Healthcare Ventures
- Dr. Shmuel Ur, Ur Innovations
- Mr. Zhou Hao, Head of the Data Development Section of the Economics and Statistics Division, World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
* no slides/presentation
IP Professionals: Copyright and the Future of Open Source  
 
Conveners: Prof. Michael Birnhack, Faculty of Law, Tel-Aviv University, Mr. Yoav Alkalay, Senior Attorney at the IBM General Legal Department, and, and Mr. Amit Itai, Law Students Association, Tel-Aviv University
 
Moderator: Prof. Michael Birnhack, Faculty of Law, Tel-Aviv University
 
Speakers:
- Ms. Suzanne Erez, Intellectual Property Counsel, IBM: The in-house view of how to work with open source (presentation not provided)
- Mr. Haim Ravia, Partner, Chair of the Internet, IT & Copyright Group, at Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer Baratz (PCZLB): How to combine OSS with proprietary software and survive?
- Mr. Muli Ben-Yehuda, Systems Researcher and an expert in the area of machine and I/O virtualization: Bridging the divide between Fortune 100 and the Linux kernel community.
- Dr. Ron Rymon, Co-Founder and Executive Chairman at “White Source.”: Enjoying open source without jeopardizing business
1:00 pm-
2:30 pm
Lunch
2:30 pm-
4:00 pm
 
Parallel Sessions
 
Entrepreneurs and IP Managers: Seminar on IP Rights Registration in a Constantly Changing World- Part A: Claim Construction & Implications
 
Conveners: Mr. Asa Kling, Head of the Israel Patent Office and Ms. Idit Ophir, Arad Ophir
 
Moderator: Mr. Asa Kling, Head of the Israel Patent Office
 
Speakers:
- Mr. Edward D. Manzo, Partner, Husch Blackwell (U.S.) and lead author of  books on claim interpretation and on the America Invents Act: Interpreting patent claims around the world: a comparative view
- Mr. Mathieu de Rooij, ZBM Patents & Trademarks: Patent drafting advice to prepare for future prosecution at the EPO
​– Mrs. Jacqueline Bracha, Deputy Director of the Israel Patents Office: Examination procedures and guidelines designed to obtain patent claim clarity
Dr. Cynthia A. Webb, Partner at Webb & Co.: Patentable and non- patentable subject matter: a constantly changing world
IP Professionals:
Enforcement of IP Rights in US, Europe, Asia & Israel
 
Conveners and Moderators: Ms. Rinat Shiran-Rasky, Vice President and General Patent Counsel at Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. and Ms. Einav Zilber, Director, Intellectual Property Legal Counsel at Applied Materials
 
Speakers:
Judge Dr. Amiram Benyamini, District Court of Tel-Aviv: How to improve efficiency, economic sustainability and certainty of IP litigation?
- Mr. Trevor Cook, President of the UK Group of AIPPI, Chairman of the British Copyright Council, Partner at Bird & Bird, UK: The new addition to the European court system – the Unified Patent Court – and how it will affect patent litigation in Europe
- Mr. Pravin Anand, managing partner of Anand and Anand, India: Recent trends in Indian patent law
- Mr. David Hashmall, Head of Litigation Team, Goodwin & Procter, New York: Recent trends  and strategic considerations in the selection of jurisdiction and venue for the enforcement of IP rights in the US
4:00 pm-
4:30 pm
Coffee Break
4:30 pm-5:30 pm
 
Parallel Sessions
Senior Management, Stakeholders & Entrepreneurs: IP in the Digital Age
 
Convener: Prof. Michael Birnhack, Professor of Law, Faculty of Law, Tel-Aviv University, Israel
 
Moderator: Dr. Kfir Luzzatto, Luzzatto & Luzzatto
 
Speakers:
- Prof. Peter S. Menell, Co-Director of the Berkeley Center for Law & Technology: Rethinking copyright enforcement in the internet age (no slides)
- Dr. Orit Fischman Afori, Associate Professor (Senior Lecturer), College of Management Academic Studies Law: Internet intermediaries as gatekeepers
- Mr. Daniel Ilan, counsel, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, NY: User-Generated Content and the “Free Billion Dollar App” (Waze, Twitter and other case studies)
Legal Professionals: Business and Taxation Aspects of IP
 
Conveners: Dr. Ilan Cohn, Senior Partner, Reinhold Cohn Group, Israel and Mr. Tal Band, President AIPPI-Israel, Senior Partner at S. Horowitz & Co.
 
Moderator: Dr. Gal Ehrlich, Ehrlich & Fenster
 
Speakers:
- Mr. John Fisher, International Tax Partner at KPMG Somekh Chaikin, Israel: Intellectual property – upsetting the tax world order (presentation not provided by speaker)
- Ms. Nava Swersky Sofer, Entrepreneur, Venture Capitalist, Senior Executive, Innovation and Technology Commercialization Expert and Consultant. Former CEO of Yissum: From IP to business: Tips for successful commercialization (no slides).
- Mr. Yuval Horn, Horn & Co. Law Offices: Owning your IP: three legal issues to be aware of
4:30 pm-5:30 pm
 
Parallel Sessions
Senior Management: The Role of Trademarks in  New Businesses of the 21st Century
 
Convener: Mr. Nachman Cohen Zedek, Senior Partner at Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer (PCZL)
 
Moderator: Ms. Ellen B. Shankman, Ellen B. Shankman & Associates
 
Speakers:
- Judge Dr. Michal Agmon-Gonnen, District Court of Tel-Aviv (no slides)
- Mr. Shay Haguel, Marketing Director, Elite Confectionary Products, Strauss Group: presentation
- Ms. Verena Von Bomhard, Partner, Hogan Lovells (Alicante office, Spain): The challenges for securing, maintaining and enforcing trademarks in Europe
6:00 pm- 7:30 pm Gala Dinner Event (advance tickets)
Special address on Smartphone Wars by Mr. Marshall Phelps, founding partner of Intellectual Ventures and author of "Burning the Ships" (no slides)
Mr. Phelps will be introduced by Dr. Ilan Cohn, Senior Partner, Reinhold Cohn Group, Israel
 The dinner will be followed by an optional Newe Zedek night tour
 

Monday, November 11, 2013
 
8:30 am-
9:00 am
Registration & Reception
9:30 am-
11:00 am
Plenary Session:
 
Chief Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, Randall R. Rader
Judge of the Revision Chamber, Federal Court of Justice, Germany
Dr. Klaus Grabinski: view presentation
on
The Rationale and Role of Specialized Patent Courts 
 
Conveners: Mr. Seth Heller, Arnold & Porter, USA and Mr. Tal Band, President AIPPI-Israel, Senior Partner, S. Horowitz & Co.
 
Moderator: Mr. Matthew Wolf, Partner and Co-Chair of Intellectual Property, Arnold & Porter, USA
11:00 am- 11:30 am Coffee Break
11:30 am-
1 pm
 
Parallel Sessions
 
EntrepreneursGenerating Value from Patents
 
Conveners:  Dr. Ilan Cohn, Senior Partner, Reinhold Cohn Group, Israel and Mr. Andrew Ramer, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Marqera
 
Moderator: Dr. Ilan Cohn, Senior Partner, Reinhold Cohn Group
 
Speakers:
- Mr. Eran Zur, Head of the Intellectual Property Finance Group, Fortress Investment: Leveraging your IP:  An alternative to patent monetization (presentation not provided by speaker)
- Mr. Andrew Ramer, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Marqera: The evolution of patent commercialization options (presentation not provided by speaker)
- Mr. Barry Schindler, Greenberg Traurig, USA: Building patent value from the start: global patent strategies 
- Dr. Koenraad Wuyts, head of the Intellectual Property Group at Royal KPN N.V. ("KPN"): The evolution of FRAND options (presentation not provided by speaker)
Senior Management & Stakeholders: The Interface Between IP and Competition Law
 
Conveners: Mr. Hagai Doron, partner at S. Horowitz & Co., and Mr. Tal Band, President AIPPI-Israel, Senior partner, S. Horowitz & Co.
 
Moderator: Dr. David E. Tadmor, Managing Partner, Tadmor & Co. Attorneys at Law
 
Speakers:
- Judge Tamar Bazak-Rappaport, District Court of Jerusalem, Antitrust Tribunal:  Between IP rights and antitrust law: the remedy of injunction
- Mr. Harald Mische, Administrator, European Commission, DG Competition: The EU perspective: IP rights and competition law in the pharma sector
- Prof. Michal Gal, University of Haifa School of Law: No contest clauses in licensing agreements
- Mr. Claude Stern, Co-Chair, National Intellectual Property Litigation Practice at Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP: The state of US FRAND litigation
IP Professionals: The Emerging Importance of Design Protection
 
Convener and Moderator: Mr. Howard Poliner, Director of Intellectual Property Law, Israel Ministry of Justice
 
Speakers:
- Mr. William H. Mandir, Esq., Sughrue Mion PLLC: Design patent protection in the US
- Mr. Yoav Tikochinsky, Designer, Tiko Industrial Design Studio, Tel-Aviv: Design from the perspective of a designer
- Ms. Michal Eitan, Head of the Industrial Design Master Program, Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design: Changing world:  Design meets new realities
- Mr. David Musker, Partner, RGC Jenkins & Co., UK: Design law from a UK perspective
1:00 pm-
2:30 pm
Lunch & Sponsored Luncheons
2:30 pm-
4:00 pm
 
Parallel Sessions
 
Senior Management & Stakeholders: IP Trends in Asia
 
Convener: Dr. Ilan Cohn, Senior Partner, Reinhold Cohn Group, Israel
 
Moderator: Mr. Eliran Elimelech, Commercial Attache at the Israeli Embassy in Beijing, China
 
Speakers:
- Mr. Liu Jian, Deputy Director, International Cooperation Department, SIPO, China: Latest development of IP in China
- Prof. V.C. Vivekanandan, MHRD IP-Chair Professor, NALSAR University of Law, India: The post TRIPS patent matrix in India
- Mr. Soh Kar Liang, Head of the Singapore office Ella Cheong LLC: IP developments in South East Asia and Hong Kong.
- Mr. Eiichiro Kubota, Partner in Intellectual Property, Media & Technology (IPMT) practice, Hogan Lovells (Tokyo office): Recent trends in Japanese IP litigation
Entrepreneurs and IP Managers: Seminar on IP Rights Registration in a Constantly Changing World- Part B: Corporate Patents Management
 
Conveners: Mr. Asa Kling, Head of the Israel Patent Office and Ms. Idit Ophir, Arad Ophir
 
Moderator: Sanford T. Colb, Sanford T. Colb & Co.
 
Speakers:
- Dr. Noam Mushkin, Perrigo: Managing a Global Corporate Patent Portfolio
-  Ms. Micaela Modiano, Senior Partner at Modiano & Partners: Cost-effective IP protection in Europe: PPH and other tricks
- Mr. Yoav Sin-Malia, Senior Patent Examiner in the pharmaceutical sector at the Israel Patent Office and Ms. Idit Ophir, Arad Ophir: Different search approaches by applicants and the Israeli Patent Office (ILPO) part A. part B
- Dr. Sharon Hausdorff, Deputy General Patent Counsel, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.: Due diligence
Entrepreneurs and  IP Professionals: Trends and Rulings Regarding Service Inventions
 
Conveners: Mr. Tal Band, President AIPPI-Israel, Senior Partner at
S. Horowitz & Co., and Mr. Nir Kantor, The Manufacturers Association of Israel, Head of the Chemical, Pharmaceutical & Environmental Society.
 
Moderator: Mr. Tal Band, President AIPPI-Israel, Senior Partner at
S. Horowitz
 
Speakers:
- Mr. Amir Hayek, the Director General of The Manufacturers Association of Israel: Compensation for employee's inventions: doing more harm than good? (no slides)
-Prof. Michael BelkinSheba Medical Center: The inventor's point of view: a view from the trenches
-Mr. Rafi Margaliot, Vice President and General Manager, Mobile & IT, HP Software: Multinational companies and service inventions in Israel and worldwide
​- Dr. Assaf Jacob, Radzyner School of Law, Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya: Economic analysis of service inventions and its implications (presentation to be added)
-Mr. Howard Poliner, Director of Intellectual Property Law, Israel Ministry of Justice: Patent Amendment 10: resurrection, damnation or new beginning
4:00 pm-
4:30 pm
Coffee Break
4:30 pm-
6:00 pm
Closing Panel: “Striking the Right Balance, an Analysis of the Present, a Look to the Future”
Moderator: Mr. Stephan Freischem, Secretary General of AIPPI

- Prof. Yochai Benkler, Harvard Law School: Property, commons, and cooperation: diverse innovation and learning strategies for an uncertain environment.
Prof. Hagit Messer Yaron, Tel-Aviv University, Israel, former Chief Scientist of the Ministry of Science: Universities and patents - facts, analysis and trends
- Dr. Shuki Gleitman, General Partner of Platinum Ventures; former Chief Scientist and Director General of Israel’s Ministry of Industry and Trade
Closing Comments
Mr. Tal Band, President AIPPI-Israel, Senior Partner at S. Horowitz & Co.