Rosa Lupo

Mentor | CBASE · Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP

Partner at Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP

Commercial Litigation Mergers & Acquisitions Legal Writing Litigation Intellectual Property

Ron Laurie

Chairman & CIPO · InventionShare

Ron Laurie has worked in Silicon Valley since before it had that name.

Patent Infringement M&A Intellectual Property (IP) Patent Law IP Strategy

Alberto Perez

Invention Engineering Analyst · InventionShare

Alberto Perez is an Invention Analyst at InventionShare

Patents & Intellectual Property Technical Marketing Research & Analysis Corporate Intelligence Invention Analysis

B. Frank Gupton, Ph.D.

Floyd D. Gottwald, Jr. Chair in Pharmaceutical Engineering; Chair, Professor, Department of Chemical and Life Science Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Professor Gupton's research is focused on the development of new technologies that will streamline organic synthesis

Cross-Coupling Catalysis Flow Chemistry / Continual Chemical Processing Organic Synthesis in Pharmaceutical Applications

Rajah Lehal

Founder · Clausehound

Clausehound

Corporate Law Start-Ups Intellectual Property Mergers & Acquisitions Cross-Border Transactions

Simon Tam

Author | Musician | Activist · The Slants Foundation

13-time TEDx speaker & performer, and storyteller who focuses on anti-Asian racism. Founder/bassist of The Slants and The Slants Foundation.

Racism in American Music Anti-Asian Racism Marketing Strategy Transparency Civil Rights

David J. Teece

Thomas W. Tusher Professor in Global Business | Faculty Director, Tusher Center for The Management of Intellectual Capital · Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

International authority on industrial organizations and technological change, antitrust policy, and intellectual property

Competitive performance of firms in the global marketplace Intellectual capital management Innovation Intellectual Property Technology and intellectual property

Eric Chiang, Ph.D.

Associate Professor · Florida Atlantic University

Eric Chiang's research interests include: international economics, economics education, and intellectual property rights.

Econometrics Intellectual Property Rights International Economics Economics Education Macroeconomics

Gautam Hans

Assistant Clinical Professor of Law · Vanderbilt University

Expert in first amendment and telecommunications law, including social media. Directs Vanderbilt's First Amendment law clinic.

Civil Liberties Social Media First Amendment Privacy and Survelliance Law and Technology

Sheema Khan

Patent Agent · Shapiro Cohen LLP

Patent Agent. Writer. Speaker (Tedx)

Science and Technology Human Rights Muslim Current Affairs' Muslim Feminism Intellectual Property

Eric Simanek

Robert A. Welch Professor of Chemistry · Texas Christian University

Dr. Simanek’s interests include whiskey, science education and basic scientific research aimed at the design of new medicines.

Expert Witness Higher Education Administration Organic and Polymer Chemistry Science Education Entrepreneurship Ed

Tani Chen

Patent Attorney · Wolf Greenfield

Tani Chen counsels clients in IP protection across a variety of areas including nanotechnology, chemical processes, and analytical devices.

Pharmaceutical Chemical & Materials Technologies Intellectual Property Protection Intellectual Property Biotechnology

Nathaniel Grow

Associate Professor of Business Law & Ethics and Director, Sports Industry Workshop · Indiana University, Kelley School of Business

Nathaniel Grow's research interests include legal issues in the sports industry (antitrust, labor, IP, employment)

Employment and Labor Issues in the Sports Industry Antitrust Law Sports Law Intellectual Property Law

Abhishek Nagaraj

Assistant Professor · Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Researcher focused on innovation, entrepreneurship and the digital economy

Open Innovation Crowdsourcing Big Data and the Digital Economy Entrepreneurship Innovation

Parimal Nathwani

Vice President, Life Sciences · MaRS Innovation

Parimal Nathwani received his M.Sc. from the University of British Columbia and his M.B.A. from Simon Fraser University

Forming Start-Up Companies Raising Early-Stage Capital Managing Intellectual Property

Molly Land, J.D.

Catherine Roraback Professor of Law and Human Rights; Associate Director, Human Rights Institute · University of Connecticut

Molly Land specializes in human rights and technology.

Digital Rights Intellectual Property Law Technology and the Law Human Rights International Law

Sam Angus

Partner, Corporate Group · Fenwick & West LLP

Entrepreneurship and venture financing for start-ups have been long-standing specialties for this lawyer and conference panel moderator

Start-Up/Venture-Backed Companies Equity and Debt Financings Mergers and Acquisitions Securities Matters Intellectual Property Licensing

Clint Waasted

Negotiation Team Program Director and Lecturer in Law · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: waastedc@uchastings.edu

Mediation Alternative Dispute Resolution Intellectual Property Licensing Negotiation

Joseph Kennedy, J.D., B.A.

Professor of Law, UNC School of Law · UNC at Chapel Hill

Professor of Law at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, UNC School of Law

Intellectual Property Law International Law International and Comparative Criminal Law Constitutional Law Criminal Justice Policy

Colin Brenan

CEO and Founder · 1CellBiO Inc.

Colin Brenan is a serial entrepreneur with expertise in research, project management, and financing of early-stage life science companies.

Business Development Commercialization of Life Science Technologies Product Development Lifesciences Start-Ups