Developer Patent Summit: Washington, DC

September 17, 2013
6:30 - 8:00 pm EDT


Tuesday, September 17

6:30 pm EDT The Broken System: Innovators at Risk
  • Moderator: Jon Pasky - Principal and CEO, Pasky IP
  • Kate Endress - CEO and Cofounder, Ditto
  • Todd Moore - Founder, TMSOFT
  • Eddie Peloke - CEO, Blue Shoe Mobile
  • Micah Siegel, Ph.D - Senior Advisor, Stack Exchange
7:20 pm EDT Finding the Solution: Time for Reform     Watch On-Demand
  • Moderator: Jon Potter - President, Application Developers Alliance
  • Van Lindberg - VP of Intellectual Property, Rackspace
  • Danny Seigle - Director of Operations, FindTheBest
  • Steven M. Auvil - Partner, Squire Sanders
  • Matt Levy - Patent Counsel, Computer & Communications Industry Association (CCIA)
  • Russ Merbeth - Chief Policy Counsel, Intellectual Ventures

About this conference

Innovators and patent trolls will go head to head at 6:30 PM EDT on Tuesday, September 17. Join entrepreneurs, patent experts, and policy makers to discuss the threat of patent trolls and the need for reform. Startups will share their stories of claim letters and lawsuits, followed by a panel of innovators focused on fixing the broken system and a patent troll that likes it just the way it is.

About Application Developers Alliance

The Application Developers Alliance is an industry association dedicated to meeting the unique needs of application developers as creators, innovators, and entrepreneurs. Alliance members include more than 20,000 individual application developers and more than 100 companies, investors, and stakeholders in the apps ecosystem.

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