2013 Agenda

Arrival Day – Sunday January 20, 2013

6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Opening Cocktail Reception (WIPO Headquarters)

Day 1, Commercial IP Development – Monday January 21, 2013

9:00 – 9:15 a.m.

Welcome Remarks (WIPO Headquarters)

James E. Malackowski, GTIF Co-Founder and LESI Past President

Martin Schneider, GTIF 2013 Co-Chair and President of LES Switzerland

Hector E. Chagoya, GTIF 2013 Co-Chair and President LES Mexico

9:15 – 10:45 a.m.

Intellectual Property and Innovation Economics

Global Trends (Session 1)

Stuart Graham, Chief Economist, U.S. Patent & Trademark Office

Carsten Fink, Chief Economist, World Intellectual Property Organization

Dominique Forey, Chair en Economie et Management de I’lnnovation, Ecole Polytechnique Federal de Lausanne

Moderator: Russell E. Levine, President-elect LES USA/Canada

10:45 – 11:00 a.m.

Networking Break

11:00 – 12:15 p.m.

Intellectual Property and Innovation Policy

2012 Year in Review (Session 2)

Francis Gurry, Director General, World Intellectual Property Organization

Antony Taubman, Director, Intellectual Property Division, World Trade Organization

Kevin Nachtrab, President, Licensing Executive Society International

Moderator: Chris Katopic, Executive Director, LESI

12:15 – 1:30 p.m.

Lunch (WIPO Cafeteria)

Visual IP Basics and Licensing

Maria Rehbinder, Aalto University

1:30 – 3:00 p.m.

GTIF Breakouts: IP NGO Shared Agenda Issues 

Assigned Table Talk Discussions

Compulsory Licensing

Emerging IP Exchange Efforts

PTO Programs to Support Humanitarian Tech Transfer

Trade Secrets as an Economic Asset

Valuation Primer

Co-moderator: Kevin Nachtrab, President LESI

Co-moderator: James E. Malackowski, Immediate Past President, LESI

3:00 – 3:30 p.m.

Networking Break

3:30 – 5:00 p.m.

Inaugural GTIF Congress 

Discussion by Attending NGO Leadership and Registrants 

Plans for GTIF 2014

Benefits of Invent for Humanity Intergration

Recommended Format (Location, Size, Cost, etc.)

Opportunity for Program Consolidation

Addressing Opposing IP Voice

Co-moderator: Yvonne Chua, President-elect, LESI

Co-moderator: James E. Malackowski, Immediate Past President, LESI

5:00 – 6:00 p.m.

IP Investment for Commercial Return and Economic Development Private, Public and Sovereign Wealth IP Fund Activity (Session 3)

Patrick Terroir, Director General Delegue, CDC Propriete Intellectuelle

Liu Jin, Deputy Director, Shenzhen Science, Technology and Innovation Commission

Michael D. Friedman, Managing Director, Investments, Ocean Tomo

Moderator: James Pooley, Deputy Director of Patents, WIPO

6:00 – 6:15 p.m.

Transport Departure for Mandarin Oriental (WIPO Lobby)

6:30 – 10:00 p.m.

Reception Dinner (Mandarin Oriental)

LESI GTIF Awards Presentation

Hector Chagoya, GTIF Co-Chair, President LES Mexico

Day 2, Invent for Humanity: Tuesday January 22, 2013

9:00 – 9:15 a.m.

Recap of Day One (WIPO Headquarters)

Martin Schneider, GTIF Co-Chair, President LES Switzerland

9:15 – 10:30 a.m.

Markets for Humanitarian Technology Transfer and Discussion and Adoption by Resolution of LESI IP Business Principles (Session 4)

Project Reports of the World Economic Forum Global Agenda Council on IP and the Licensing Executive Society International

James E. Malackowski, Immediate Past President, LESI

10:30 – 11:00 a.m.

Networking Break

11:00 – 12:30 p.m.

The Role of IP in Translating the Humanitarian Impulse to Invent into Technological Progress and Sustainable Economic Growth (Session 5)

Thaddeus Burns, Senior Counsel, Intellectual Property & Technology, GE

Richard Wilder, Associate General Counsel, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Dr. Yogesh Patil, CEO and Co-Founder, BioSense

Jon de Bufanos, Managing Director, Natural Balance

Moderator: Jennifer Brant, Director, Innovation Insights

12:30 – 1:30 p.m.

Networking Lunch (WIPO Cafeteria)

1:30 – 3:15 p.m.

Invent for HumanityTM  Ecosystem Case Studies (Session 6)

Edward Elliott, USPTO Patents for Humanity

Katherine Lucey, Founder & CEO, Solar Sister

Risk McKenney, Executive Director, Water for Humans

Moderator: Kristi L. Stathis, Director, Center for Applied Innovation

3:15 – 5:00 p.m.

Improving Public Access to Technology Globally (Session 7)

Niven R. Narain, CEO & CTO, Berg Pharma

Kristin K. H. Neuman, Executive Director, Librassau MPEG LA, LLC

David Rosenberg, VP Corporate Policy, GSK

Moderator: Gary Keller, CEO, Xomix, LTD