31st Annual Fordham Intellectual Property Law & Policy Conference

Fish Principal Jeremy Saks and Of Counsel John Pegram will speak at the 31st Annual Fordham Intellectual Property Law & Policy Conference on April 4 and 5, 2024.

The Fordham Intellectual Property Law & Policy Conference offers a forum for leaders in government, the judiciary, academia, and the private sector to meet, discuss, and resolve current issues in IP.

Unified Patent Court
Thursday, April 4 | 5:10-6:20 p.m. ET


  • John Pegram, Fish & Richardson


  • Klaus Grabinski, Unified Patent Court, Court of Appeal
  • Maximilian Haedicke, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg; Unified Patent Court, Central Division
  • Myles Jelf, Bristows LLP
  • Toby Sears, CMS United Kingdom
  • Carl Josefsson, Boards of Appeal of the European Patent Office
  • Panelists:
  • Edgar Brinkman, Unified Patent Court, Local Division; Court of The Hague
  • Wolrad Prinz zu Waldeck und Pyrmont, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP

Pharma Update
Friday, April 5 | 8:30-9:40 a.m. ET


  • Jay Thomas, Georgetown University


  • Jeremy Saks, Fish & Richardson
  • John Todaro, Merck & Co., Inc.
  • Penny Gilbert, Powell Gilbert LLP
  • Charles Eloshway, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • Kevin McGough, BioNTech US Inc.


  • James Love, Knowledge Ecology International
  • Laura Whiting, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP

For more information, or to register, click here.