INAUGURAL SUMMER INSTITUTE IN INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY, BIOTECHNOLOGY AND AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES
May 19, 2008:
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.May 20, 2008:
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Carver Building, Room 1C
Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc.
The final program is available here
The first day of the Summer Institute consists of a closed-door roundtable among the various stakeholders in the biotech industry. Governed by the historical Chatham House Rule, this roundtable is specially designed to allow participants to closely examine issues, clarify positions, explore common grounds, and strengthen relationships with each other.
The second day features a public conference on intellectual property, biotechnology, and agricultural sciences. This conference includes academic presentations concerning the latest developments and research in the area.
The Summer Institute is made possible by a leadership gift from Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc. and is co-sponsored by the Agricultural Law Center
at Drake University Law School.Institute Director
• Prof. Peter K. Yu, Kern Family Chair in Intellectual Property Law & Director, Intellectual Property Law Center, Drake University Law SchoolConfirmed Participants
• Prof. Margo A. Bagley, Class of 1941 Research Professor, University of Virginia School of Law
• Andrew Bentham, Esq., Partner, J.A. Kemp & Co., United Kingdom
• Prof. Rebecca M. Bratspies, CUNY School of Law
• Prof. Charisse Buising, Director, Biochemistry, Cell and Molecular Biology Program, Drake University
• Prof. Daniel R. Cahoy, Smeal College of Business, Penn State University
• Steve Callistein, Esq., Senior Intellectual Property Counsel, Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc.
• Dr. Nuno Pires de Carvalho, Acting Director, Division for Legislation, Public Policy and Development, World Intellectual Property Organization
• Daniel J. Cosgrove, Esq., Intellectual Property Group Leader, Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc.
• Cassie J. Edgar, Esq., Intellectual Property Counsel, Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc.
• Prof. Robin Feldman, U.C. Hastings College of the Law
• Louise A. Foutch, Esq., Senior Intellectual Property Counsel, Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc.
• Troy A. Groetken, Esq., Partner, McAndrews, Held & Malloy Ltd.
• Prof. Neil D. Hamilton, Dwight D. Opperman Distinguished Professor of Law & Director, Agricultural Law Center, Drake University Law School
• Dr. Victoria Henson-Apollonio, Senior Scientist and Manager, Central Advisory Service on Intellectual Property, Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR)
• Prof. Christopher M. Holman, UMKC School of Law
• Daniel Jacobi, Esq., Vice President and Chief Legal Officer, Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc.
• Prof. Mark D. Janis, H. Blair and Joan V. White Chair in Intellectual Property Law, University of Iowa College of Law
• Donna E. Johns, Esq., Intellectual Property Portfolio Manager, Iowa State University Research Foundation, Inc.
• Prof. F. Scott Kieff, Washington University in St. Louis School of Law
• Jeffrey I.D. Lewis, Esq., Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP
• Prof. Yahong Li, Faculty of Law, University of Hong Kong
• Prof. Gregory N. Mandel, Temple University Beasley School of Law
• Heidi S. Nebel, Esq., Partner, McKee, Voorhees & Sease
• Prof. Srividhya Ragavan, University of Oklahoma School of Law
• Dana Rewoldt, Esq., Senior Patent Attorney, Syngenta Seeds, Inc.
• Joseph B. Saluri, Esq., Vice President & General Counsel, Stine Seed Co.
• Prof. David Schwartz, John Marshall Law School
• Edmund J. Sease, Esq., Partner, McKee, Voorhees & Sease, PLC
• Dr. Stephen Smith, Research Fellow in Germplasm Security, Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc.
• Prof. Andrew W. Torrance, University of Kansas School of Law
• Prof. V.C. Vivekanandan, MHRD IP Chair Professor & Head, Centre for IP Law Studies, NALSAR University of Law (India)
• Prof. Clark Wolf, Director, Bioethics Program, Iowa State University
• Dr. Michael Yates, Esq.
• Prof. Zhang Meishen, Hebei Academy of Agricultural and Forestry Science (China) Registration Fee
The first day of the Summer Institute is by-invitation-only and is closed to the public. The registration fee for the public conference on the second day is $150 (including lunch and coffee breaks). Dinners, which cost $50 per meal, will be available in the historic Salisbury House on Monday and a local restaurant on Tuesday. The fee has been waived for Drake faculty, students and alumni and Pioneer Hi-Bred staff. For more information, contact Landra Carty at 515-271-2141 or email@example.com