Campbell Law School Intellectual Property Law Society presents ‘AI and Patents Promises and Pitfalls’ symposium and CLE

NEWS ALERT: Campbell Law School Intellectual Property Law Society presents 'AI and Patents Promises and Pitfalls' symposium and CLE

RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA (Sept. 18, 2018) — The Campbell University Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law Intellectual Property Law Society and the Triangle Intellectual Property Law Association will host an intellectual property law symposium, “AI and Patents: Promises and Pitfalls,” from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 21, at Campbell  Law School, 225 Hillsborough St., Raleigh, North Carolina.

The symposium, which will focus on AI, software, and patent law, includes a catered lunch and is eligible for 3.25 hours of Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credit from the North Carolina Bar Association. Registration is available<>

The symposium includes three panels and a keynote lunch speaker, Professor Ann Bartow of the University of New Hampshire School of Law, covering the following topics:

Symposium on Patents & AI: Promises and Pitfalls

Campbell Law School, Room 105

Friday, September 21, 2018

[8:30-8:50] Registration & Coffee

[8:50-9:00] Welcome and Remarks: Dean Rich Leonard & Professor Lucas Osborn

[9:00-9:50] Session 1: Patentable Subject Matter for Computer Related Inventions

o   [Moderator: Ashley Stallings, NC State Technology Transfer office]

*      Post-Alice Patent Litigation & Prosecution Strategies

o   Speaker: Brandee Woolard, Coats and Bennett

*      Post-Alice Prosecution Strategies

o   Speaker: Andre Gibbs, Dell Senior Legal Director, Intellectual Property

*      Patent Risk Assessment & Mitigation

o   Speaker: Patrick McBride, Director of Patents at Red Hat, Inc.

[10:00-11:00] Session 2: AI in Patent Practice

o   [Moderator: Lorie Goins, IBM]

*      How to protect AI software

o   Co-Speaker: Dwight Thompson, SAS Patent Counsel

o   Co-Speaker: Jeanine Ray-Yarletts, Senior Counsel at IBM

*      AI tools in patent prosecution

o   Speaker: JiNan Glasgow CEO and founder of Neopatents

*       AI tools in patent litigation

o   Speaker: Professor Lucas Osborn, Campbell Law School

[11:10-11:50] Session 3: Protecting Inventions Created with the Help of AI

o   [Introducer: Prof. Lucas Osborn]

*       Protecting Inventions Created with the Help of AI

o   Speaker: Professor Michael Schuster, Oklahoma State School of Business

12:00 Lunch

[12:15-1:00] Lunch Keynote Speaker: Bias Against Women Inventors

o           Keynote speaker: Ann Bartow, Professor of Law, Director, Franklin Pierce Center for Intellectual Property.