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Innovation Alliance Conference 2011

Jan 21, 2011

Patents, Innovation and Job Creation: A Virtuous Circle

As the U.S. economy struggles with high unemployment, the Innovation Alliance hosts a half-day discussion with inventors, entrepreneurs, business leaders, and industry experts on the economic value of patents and a vigorous USPTO.


Additional confirmed panelists and speakers include:

Robert Alt, The Heritage Foundation

Gregory J. Junemann, IFPTE, AFL-CIO

Lisa Kuuttila, STC.UNM

Bill Jones, Cummins-Allison Corp.

Harry J. Leonhardt, Amylin Pharmaceuticals

William J. Merritt, InterDigital

Hank Nothhaft, Tessera

John Swart, Exemplar Genetics



9:00 Address by Retired Federal Circuit Chief Judge Paul Michel

9:45 Panel: Job Creation and Innovation: How an Idea Can Create Jobs and Economic Growth, Moderated by Gene Quinn, IPWatchdog, Inc.

11:15 Patents in the Modern Innovation Economy, Moderated by Kim Hart, Politico

1:00 Keynote Address by U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Director David Kappos

1:45 Adjourn


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For more information about Innovation Alliance, click here.

Event Location

The Newseum
555 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W.
20001 Washington DC
United States