Perspectives on Patents
Full Committee Hearing

Subcommittee on Intellectual Property
Date: Monday, April 25, 2005
Time: 01:30 PM

Agenda


NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED SUBCOMMITTEE HEARING

The hearing on "The Patent System Today and Tomorrow" scheduled by the Senate Committee on the Judiciary Subcommittee on Intellectual Property for Thursday, April 21, 2005 at 2:30 p.m. has been rescheduled for April 25, 2005 at 1:30 p.m. and combined with the hearing on "Perspectives on Patents" hearing.

Member Statements


  1. Senator Patrick Leahy (D - VT)

Witnesses


Panel I

  1. The Honorable Jon W. Dudas
    Undersecretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property, Director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
    Department of Commerce
    Alexandria , VA

Panel II

  1. Dr. Mark B. Myers
    Visiting Executive Professor, Wharton Business School, The University of Pennsylvania
    Co-Chair of the Committee on Intellectual Property Rights in the Knowledge-Based Economy, Board on Science, Technology, and Economic Policy National Research Council
    Philadelphia , PA
  2. Dr. Richard C. Levin
    Co-Chair of the Committee on Intellectual Property Rights in the Knowledge-Based Economy Board on Science, Technology, and Economic Policy National Research Council
    President of Yale University
    New Haven , CT

Panel III

  1. William Parker
    Diffraction, Ltd.
    Waitsfield , VT
  2. Dean Kamen
    President
    DEKA Research & Development Corp.
    Manchester , NH
  3. Joel Poppen
    Deputy General Counsel
    Micron Technologies, Inc.
    Boise , ID
  4. Michael K. Kirk
    Executive Director
    American Intellectual Property Law Association
    Washington , DC
  5. David Simon
    Chief Patent Counsel
    Intel Corporation
    Santa Clara , CA
  6. Robert A. Armitage
    Senior Vice President and General Counsel
    Eli Lilly and Company
    Indianapolis , IN