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Innovation Policy: Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality in Practice; Corporate Venture Capital’s Impact on Innovation (Seattle)

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Byron Dailey and Kate Spelman will both be speaking at the University of Washington’s (UW) 2017 CASRIP Innovation Policy Summer Institute. Spelman will moderate a panel discussing “Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality in Practice” on Wednesday, July 12 from 1:30-2:45 p.m. Dailey will serve on a panel discussing “Corporate Venture Capital’s Impact on Innovation” on Thursday, July 13 from 10:30 a.m. to noon.

The event is sponsored by UW’s School of Law Center for Advanced Study and Research on Innovation Policy (CASRIP) and takes place July 10-21 on campus in the William H. Gates Hall. The Institute concentrates on the study of patent law and innovation policy over a two-week period. The first week covers innovation policy and emerging issues in cutting-edge sectors, including health, cloud computing, the gaming industry and other legal issues in the disruptive economy. The second week focuses on patent basics, patent prosecution, patent litigation, technology licensing, and more.


Week One

  • 7/10 — Intellectual Property and Competition Issues Impacting the Health Care Industries
  • 7/11 — Design Law and the Problems of Remedies
  • 7/12 — Virtual Reality/Augmented Reality
  • 7/13 — Innovations and Challenges from Business to Capital to Cars
  • 7/14 — Global Innovation Law Summit (see below)

Week Two

  • 7/17 — The Honorable James Robart, United States District Court, Western District of Washington
  • 7/18 — Isabella Fu, Associate General Counsel and Head of International IP litigation, Microsoft Corporation
  • 7/19 — Kathleen Philips, Chief Operating Officer, Zillow, Inc.
  • 7/20 — John Mulgrew, Head of Global IP, Uber, Inc.
  • 7/21 — Melissa Scanlan, Vice President, Intellectual Property and Antitrust, T-Mobile USA, Inc.

Feature Event — Global Innovation Law Summit: “Innovation Policy Issues in the Headline News” (7/14)

  • Problems with “Fake News:” Technologies of Information and News Dissemination
  • Innovation Law after “Brexit”
  • Issues in Global Patent Law

For more information or to register, view the event website.