Andrei Iancu

Director, USPTO

Under Secretary of Commerce for IP


Allen Lo

Head of IP, Facebook

Vice President & Deputy GC


Join us for a one day conference, co-hosted by Santa Clara University High Tech Law Journal and Unified Patents. Heads of IP from HPE, Vizio, Disney, Honda, Samsung, Intel, among others will speak on the latest court cases and changes by the USPTO, the impact of standard essential patents and patent pools, connected cars and LTE liabilities, and new tools and emerging models in the IP space. Registration is complimentary but seating is extremely limited.  Priority is given to in-house counsel and sponsors.  Full agenda is below.

November 13, 2018 | 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM 
Santa Clara University Locatelli Center
500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA 95053



Platinum Sponsors

Gold Sponsors

Silver Sponsors

Lunch Sponsors

Cocktail Sponsor

Dinner Sponsor







Light Breakfast


9:10 - 10:10

10:10 - 10:30

Networking break

10:30 - 10:45

Experimentation in the Administration of Patent Law

Colleen Chien, Professor, Santa Clara University School of Law

10:50 - 11:45

11:45 - 12:45

Catered Lunch

12:45 - 1:15

Afternoon Keynote: Lessons learned from leading IP Strategy of Juniper, Google and Facebook 
Allen Lo , Head of IP, Facebook

1:20 - 2:15

2:15 - 2:35

Networking Break

2:35 - 2:50

Free Tools by Unified to Improve Patent Quality
Shawn Ambwani, COO, Unified Patents

2:55 - 3:50

3:50 - 4:10

Networking Break

Legal Writing Competition Award Presentation 4:10 - 4:15

Troy Sanders, Editor-in-Chief, SCU High Tech Law Journal

4:15 - 5:10

5:10- 6:10

Closing Remarks

Cocktail Hour

6:15 - 9:00

Dinner - Adobe Lodge

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Santa Clara University 

Paul L. Locatelli, S.J. Student Activities Center
500 El Camino Real Santa Clara, California 95053
Parking available at Lot F - Leavey Center Lot 


Co-Hosted by: Unified Patents  and
Santa Clara High Tech Law Journal