Event Title

Lunch Keynote Speaker

Presenter Information

Robert L. Stoll

Start Date

27-3-2015 12:20 PM

End Date

27-3-2015 12:50 PM

Description

Robert Stoll, 1985, now a partner at Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP, served as the afternoon’s keynote speaker. Stoll retired from the USPTO as Commissioner for Patents at the end of 2011 after a 34-year government career. He was instrumental in the passage of the America Invents Act. Stoll said that while attacking “troll” behavior is easy, many companies engage is similar behavior, even if their intent in doing so is different. “I’m finding it hard to say what a troll is,” Stoll said, adding “we are in a very risky time on patent issues.”

 
Mar 27th, 12:20 PM Mar 27th, 12:50 PM

Lunch Keynote Speaker

Robert Stoll, 1985, now a partner at Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP, served as the afternoon’s keynote speaker. Stoll retired from the USPTO as Commissioner for Patents at the end of 2011 after a 34-year government career. He was instrumental in the passage of the America Invents Act. Stoll said that while attacking “troll” behavior is easy, many companies engage is similar behavior, even if their intent in doing so is different. “I’m finding it hard to say what a troll is,” Stoll said, adding “we are in a very risky time on patent issues.”