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5th Annual Junior Scholars in IP Workshop

May 30-31, 2012

Events take place in Room 343 (Castle Boardroom) of College of Law unless indicated otherwise

Tuesday, May 29
6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Welcome Reception, Bistro 43, East Lansing Marriott Hotel
Wednesday, May 30
8:30 a.m. MSU van pick-up from Marriott Hotel, transport to Law College
8:45 – 9:20 a.m. Breakfast
9:20 – 9:30 a.m. Welcoming Remarks
Session One
9:30 – 10:20 a.m. Christi Guerrini, The Decline of the Patent Registration Exam
(Heald, Miller)
10:20 – 11:10 a.m. Melissa Wasserman & Michael Frakes, Does Agency Funding Affect Decisionmaking? An Empirical Assessment of the PTO's Granting Patterns
(Miller, Collins)
11:10 – 11:30 a.m. Coffee Break
Session Two
11:30 – 12:20 p.m. Megan La Belle, Patent Law as Public Law
(McManis, Heald)
12:20 – 1:10 p.m. Elizabeth Townsend Gard, Traditional Contours in Intellectual Property Before and After Golan and Prometheus
(Collins, Bohannan)
1:10 – 2:30 p.m. Lunch
Session Three
2:30 – 3:20 p.m. Andrew Gilden, Catch 22 in the Rye: Copyright Essentialism and the Performativity of Remedies
(Bohannan, Carroll)
3:20 – 4:10 p.m. Deborah Gerhardt, Saving Archived Works from a Copyright No Man's Land
(Tushnet, Frischmann)
4:10 – 4:30 p.m. Coffee Break
Session Four
4:30 – 5:20 p.m. Jake Linford, Trademark Owner as Adverse Possessor
(Goldman, Rothman)
5:20 – 6:15 p.m. Reception
6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Dinner, Galaxy Room, MSU Kellogg Center
van transport from Law College and returning to Marriott Hotel
Thursday, May 31
8:30 a.m. MSU van pick-up from Marriott Hotel, transport to Law College
8:45 – 9:10 a.m. Breakfast
Session Five
9:10 – 10:00 a.m. Christopher Newman, A License is Not a "Contract Not To Sue": Disentangling Property and Contract in the Law of Copyright
(Carroll, Goldman)
10:00 – 10:50 a.m. Christina Mulligan, A Numerus Clausus Principle for Intellectual Property
(Rothman, Tushnet)
10:50 – 11:10 a.m. Coffee Break
Session Six
11:10 – 12:00 p.m. Jorge Contreras, Wait For It...Commons, Copyright and Private (Re)Ordering of Scientific Publishing
(Frischmann, McManis)
12:00 – 1:30 p.m. Concluding Luncheon

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