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Mar. 11, 2016

LeadershIP 2016 Conference to Feature Experts on Intellectual Property Rights and Antitrust Policy

WHAT:   LeadershIP 2016 is a conference of experts, thought leaders, and policymakers structured to act as a catalyst for a balanced and open discussion on current hotly-debated global issues at the intersection of intellectual property rights (IP) and antitrust policy.  LeadershIP 2016 is intended to examine the issues driving patent reform and the global debate on IP and antitrust from an objective, empirical, and a balanced perspective.  Full details on the conference can be found here.

WHO:    Stuart Eizenstat, Senior Counsel, Covington & Burling LLP; former U.S. Ambassador to the European Union; former Chief White House Domestic Policy Adviser to President Carter; former U.S. Under Secretary of Commerce, U.S. Under Secretary of State and U.S. Deputy Secretary of Treasury in the Clinton Administration.

Honorable Douglas Ginsberg, Senior Circuit Judge, United States Court of Appeals

David Kappos, Partner, Cravath, Swaine & Moore and Former Director, United States Patent and Trademark Office

F. Scott Kieff, Commissioner, International Trade Commission

Alan Marco, Chief Economist, United States Patent and Trademark Office

Maureen Ohlhausen, Commissioner, Federal Trade Commission

David Snively, Executive Vice President & General Counsel, Monsanto Co.

Joshua Wright, Professor of Law, George Mason University School of Law; former Commissioner, Federal Trade Commission

*Plus many other IP and antitrust policy leaders and experts

WHEN:   Friday, March 18, 2016, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. ET

WHERE: Newseum, 555 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Washington, DC

HOW:        Media interested in attending should contact Isabel Wallace at 619-818-6980 or  Follow the                                  event on Twitter at #IPLeadershIP2016.

Contact:  Isabel Wallace, 619-818-6980