Fall Forum Schedule

Friday,  September 28, 2018


8:30 am - 9:00 am

Registration and Continental Breakfast


9:00 am - 9:15 am

Welcome and Introduction
  • Jennifer Johnson, Dean of the Law School
  • Lydia Loren, Professor of Law and Forum Organizer
  • Tomas Gomez-Arostegui, Professor of Law and Forum Organizer


9:15 am -10:45 am

Panel I:

Saurabh Vishnubhakat:  “Inconsistent Intellectual Property Judgments”  

Marketa Trimble:  “Territorial Scope of IP Infringement Claims and Remedies”


10:45 am – 11:00 am

Morning Break


11:00 am – 12:30 pm 

Panel 2:

Ira Nathenson:  “Informational Procedure as Intellectual Property”

Molly Shaffer Van Houweling: “Equitable Estoppel in Copyright” 


12:30 pm - 1:30pm



1:30 pm – 3:00 pm 

Panel 3

Daniel J. Gervais: “When is Copying Improper?”

Christopher Jon Sprigman: “Judging Substantial Similarity in Copyright Cases”


3:00 pm - 3:15 pm

Afternoon Break


3:15 pm - 4:45 pm 

Panel 4

Tony Reese & Lydia Loren:  “Burdens of Proof in Copyright Litigation”

Zahr Said: “Jury Instructions as Policy Levers in Copyright Law”


4:45 pm – 6:00 pm

Closing of Conference and Reception


Please email questions to  Lydia Loren, Tomas Gomez-Arostegui or Linda D’Agostino-Long.   Or call the Business Law Department at 503-768-6639.