Thank you for joining us at the Fifth Annual University of Toronto Patent Colloquium!
Download the agenda: 2016PatentColloquiumAgenda
Our keynote speaker was Agnès Lajoie, Assistant Commissioner of Patents, Canadian Intellectual Property Office. This year’s panels discussed: ‘Early Stage Claim Construction: Should it be Implemented in Canada?’; ‘Independence of Experts/Dealing with Bias’; ‘Non-infringing Alternatives in Patent Remedies’; and ‘A Tribute to the Jurisprudence and Scholarship of Justice Roger T. Hughes’. Speakers will include Chief Judge Leonard P. Stark, D. Delaware; Professor Sivaramjani Thambisetty, Law Department, London School of Economics; and Junyi Chen, Deeth Williams Wall. Moderators included Chief Justice Paul Crampton and Justice Elizabeth Heneghan, of the Federal Court of Canada.
Some of our panelists have agreed to share their presentation materials:
Panel 1: Early Stage Claim Construction: Should it be Implemented in Canada?
Steven C. Carlson, Kasowitz, Benson, Torres, & Friedman LLP; Chief Judge Leonard P. Stark, U. S. District Court, D. Delaware; Scott MacKendrick, Bereskin & Parr LLP
Panel 2: Independence of Experts/Dealing with Bias
Slides Prof. Sivaramjani Thambisetty, London School of Economics (LSE Law)
Slides Prof. Christopher Robertson, U. of Arizona, James E. Rogers College of Law
Slides Andrew Bernstein, Torys LLP
Panel 4: Non-Infringing Alternatives in Patent Remedies
Slides Prof. Norman Siebrasse, Faculty of Law, University of New Brunswick