LES Speakers' Corner: Get a Sneak Peek of the Annual Meeting!
Get a sneak peek of the Annual Meeting Plenary Sessions and meeting highlights. We hope to see you in Toronto, 10/14-17! Register now.
EPISODE 5: INTERVIEW WITH alaya bettaieb, PREVIEWING "the role of ip in rebuilding economies following the arab spring"
LES Volunteer Michael Martin interviews Alaya Bettaieb, Secretary of State Investment & International Cooperation, Government of Tunisia, to preview his Annual Meeting luncheon talk, "The Role of IP in Rebuilding Economies Following the Arab Spring." He will discuss the economic road maps for recovery of post-revolution Tunisia and other North African countries following the turmoil of the past year. Mr. Bettaieb will focus particularly on the international partnerships required to rebuild an economy through IP-based development, and will explain why intellectual property is important to improve the growth prospects and future prosperity of Northern Africa and the Middle East.
EPISODE 4: INTERVIEW WITH MAURY KLEIN, PREVIEWING "HOW OUTCOMES OF PATENT FIGHTS HAVE CHANGED THE COURSE OF HISTORY"
LES Volunteer Michael Plonka interviews Maury Klein, Professor Emeritus of History, University of Rhode Island, to preview his Annual Meeting Luncheon talk, "How Outcomes of Patent Fights have Changed the Course of History." Dr. Klein notes that while most people are familiar with patent law and current court cases, they may not be as familiar with many crucial patent fights that have taken place since the origin of patent law in 1790. These cases, Dr. Klein says, may have changed what the future might have been.
EPISODE 3: INTERVIEW WITH KEYNOTE SPEAKER DR. ERIC TOPOL
Listen as Matthew Raymond, Director of IP, Rush University Medical Center, chats with Dr. Eric Topol, Director, Scripps Translational Science Institute, to preview Dr. Topol's Annual Meeting Keynote talk, "Connecting & Collaborating: The Convergence of Life Sciences and High Tech."
A premier cardiologist, genetic researcher, and technologist, Dr. Topol is leading the movement to modernize medical treatment through the latest technology. He has been named the Most Influential Physician Executive in Healthcare by Modern Healthcare, Doctor of the Decade by the Institute for Scientific Information, and a Rock Star of Science by GQ.
Episode 2: Preview of "Benches Unleashed: Judicial Views on Fixing the Systems"
Q&A with Honourable Justice Roger Hughes and Judge Paul Michel
Plenary Session Moderator Brian O'Shaughnessy sits down with Honourable Judge Roger Hughes of the Federal Court of Canada and Honorable Paul Michel, Retired Chief Judge of the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, to preview their Wednesday morning Plenary Session.
Episode 1: Interview with the Meeting Chairs
Meeting co-chairs Tim Lowman and Gary Fedorochko discuss the highlights and new features of the Annual Meeting.
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