Genetics, Bioinformatics and Systems Biology Colloquium
Thursdays, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
UC San Diego, Powell-Focht Bioengineering Hall, Fung Auditorium
Complete schedule here

Intellectual Property and Licensing Workshop 2016

Thursday, March 24, 2016 from 12:30 pm – 7 pm

Main Auditorium at the Sanford Consortium for Regenerative Medicine

Organized by Kamala Janiyani

This workshop will bring together intellectual property professionals, entrepreneurs, researchers and students to discuss the recent developments in the area of intellectual property and licensing.


Please visit here to register.



12:30 pm Registration
1:00 pm Kamala Janiyani (Ph.D, UC San Diego)
1:10 pm Greg Reilly (Associate Professor, California Western School of Law)
America Invents Act in Review: Post-grant Review, Inter partes review and Pre-issuance submissions
1:40 pm James Herkenhoff (Partner, Knobbe Martens)
Recent Cases relating to Subject Matter Eligibility
2:10 pm John Cabeca (Director, West Coast Region, USPTO)
Patent Quality Initiatives at USPTO: Recent Updates
3:10 pm Coffee break
3:30 pm Matthew Brown (Associate Director, BD Biosciences)
Technology Valuation: Industry Point of View
4:oo pm Tracie Carroll (Director & Legal Counsel, Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute)
Foundations for Licensing: Building the Appropriate Framework
4:30 pm Victoria Cajipe (Senior Licensing Officer, UC San Diego)
Patent Examination within the Context of Licensed University IP
5:00 pm Scott M Iyama (Partner, Orrick, Herrington and Sutcliffe LLP)
Creating a Start-up: Avoiding key mistakes on the road to success
5:50 pm Mridula Pottathil Sherin (Instructor, UC San Diego Extension)
Nuts and bolts of Patent Drafting (Claim drafting exercises will be provided, laptop required)
6:40 pm Kamala Janiyani (Ph.D, UC San Diego)
Concluding Remarks


No Show Policy

While we do not charge a fee to attend this event, these programs would not be sustainable and available to all wanting to attend, unless all registrants abide by the 48 hour cancellation notice policy. A no-show will also limit your ability to book our events in the future. Thank you in advance for your cooperation.



Free parking at the Sanford Consortium will be provided for registered attendees, please park in the EAST parking lot. The UC San Diego Shuttle Route has two drop off locations within walking distance to the Sanford Consortium.


Pictures of attendees having fun

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With additional support provided by Flu-OMICS

Flu-OMICS is funded by a grant from the NIH/NIAID U19AI106754