Third Annual Patent Colloquium

Friday, November 21, 2014 - 09:00 to 16:30
Great Hall at 7 Hart House Circle, Toronto, Ontario

On Friday, November 21, 2014, the Centre for Innovation Law and Policy hosted the Third Annual University of Toronto Patent Colloquium in the Great Hall at Hart House, on the UofT Campus. The Colloquium featured experts on patent law from across Canada and the United States.  Scroll down to see a copy of the Colloquium Agenda, including speaker biographies and slide presentations. Click on a panel title to read our students’ summaries.

2014 Patent Colloquium poster


8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Registration

9:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. Opening Remarks and Welcome

Panel #1       Sequential Innovation and Patent Pooling: Contemporary Perspectives
9:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Morning Break 10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.

Panel #2       Patent Assertion Entities (PAE’s) as Market Makers or “Trolls”: A Moving Target
10:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Lunch and Keynote speech by Kathleen M. Sullivan, Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP.
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

“Patent Law Goes to Washington: Balancing Protection and Innovation (Canadian-style) at the US Supreme Court”

Panel #3     User Innovation in Theory and Practice: Consequences for Patent Law
1:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.

Afternoon Break 2:45 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Panel #4       Standard-Essential Patents: Enforcement Options with FRAND Terms
3:00 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.

Made possible by a generous gift from Teva Canada