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TIME: All Day

EVENT: FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION AND ANTITRUST DIVISION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE hold hearings on "Competition and Intellectual Property Law and Policy in the Knowledge-Based Economy."

AGENDA: Highlights:

9 a.m. - Antitrust Analysis of Specific Intellectual Property Licensing Practices: Bundling, Grantbacks and Temporal Extensions

Rebecca P. Dick, Of Counsel, Swidler Berlin Shereff Friedman, LLP, Washington, DC

Joseph Farrell, Professor of Economics and Chair of the Competition Policy Center, UC Berkeley

Jonathan M. Jacobson, Partner, Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld, LLP

Abbott "Tad" Lipsky, Jr., Partner, Latham & Watkins, Washington, D.C.

David S. Sibley, John Michael Stuart Professor of Economics, University of Texas at Austin

J. Gregory Sidak, F.K. Weyerhaeuser Fellow in Law and Economics Emeritus, American Enterprise Institute

Gregory Vistnes, Vice President, Charles River Associates

1:30 p.m. - Practical Issues Encountered in Antitrust Analysis of Licensing Practices: The Problem of Dealing With Uncertain or Disputed Patent Rights

Molly S. Boast, Partner, Debevoise and Plimpton

Joseph Farrell, Professor of Economics, University of California, Berkeley, and Chair, Competition Policy Center


Salem M. Katsh, Partner, Shearman & Sterling

Joseph Kattan, Partner, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher

Joseph Scott Miller, Assistant Professor, Lewis & Clark Law School

A. Douglas Melamed, Partner, Wilmer, Cutler, & Pickering

M.J. Moltenbrey, former Director of Civil Non-Merger Enforcement, U.S. Department of Justice, Antitrust Division

Gregory Vistnes, Vice President, Charles River Associates

DATE: May 14, 2002

LOCATION: Room 432, 600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-326-2180


TIME: 7:30 a.m.

EVENT: SMITSONIAN INSTITUTION Resident Associate Program presents Dave Marcum business transformation leader at FranklinCovey, discussing a new method for achieving success, with new rules for accelerating work while revitalizing the enterprise.

DATE: May 14, 2002

LOCATION: International Finance Corp., 2121 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-357-3030


TIME: 4 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH 2001-2002 VRC SEMINAR SERIES presents "Generation of Live Attenuated Dengue Virus Vaccine Candidates Using Recombinant cDNA Techniques," with Brian Murphy, NIAID.

DATE: May 14, 2002

LOCATION: Main Floor, Conference Center, Building 40, Bethesda, MD

CONTACT: 301-594-8591

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