IP and the University: Issues for Academics, Entrepreneurs and Lawyers

2015 Center for Intellectual Property & Entrepreneurship Conference

March 13, 2015
Hulston Hall

Program

9:15 a.m.

Welcome

R. Bowen Loftin
Chancellor
University of Missouri

Gary Myers
Dean and Earl F. Nelson Professor of Law
University of Missouri School of Law

9:30 a.m.

Why Trademarks Matter

James Levin
Co-Director for the Center for Intellectual Property & Entrepreneurship

Marriam Lin
JD Candidate, May 2016

Ellen DeGraffenreid
Vice Chancellor for Marketing and
Communications
University of Missouri

Lindsay E. Cohen, ’01
Of Counsel
Bryan Cave LLP

10:15 a.m.

Break

10:30 a.m.

Copyright: Nuts and Bolts in a University Setting

Peter N. Davis
Isidor Loeb Professor Emeritus of Law University of Missouri School of Law

Gary Myers
Dean and Earl F. Nelson Professor of Law
University of Missouri School of Law

Nancie Hawke, ’79
Counsel
Office of the General Counsel
University of Missouri System

Katherine Early
Director and Senior Corporate Counsel
LexisNexis

11:30 a.m.

Break

11:45 a.m.

Keynote Address
“The State of the Patent System & Its Impact on New Ventures”

Dennis D. Crouch
Associate Professor of Law
University of Missouri School of Law

Boxed lunches will be provided for those who register.

12:30 p.m.

Break

12:45 p.m.

Patents and Innovation

Lana Knedlik
Counsel
Office of the General Counsel
University of Missouri System

Erika Lietzan
Associate Professor of Law
University of Missouri School of Law

Chris Fender
Director
Office of Technology Management and
Industry Relations
Missouri Innovation Center at the
University of Missouri

1:45 p.m.

Break

2:00 p.m.

Intellectual Property & Entrepreneurship

Thomas A. Lambert
Wall Chair in Corporate Law
and Governance
University of Missouri School of Law

Bill Turpin
President and CEO
Missouri Innovation Center at the
University of Missouri

Kevin R. Sweeney, ’82
Shareholder
Polsinelli PC

3:00 p.m.

Reception