INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY AND SOCIAL JUSTICE

MARCH 10, 2006

SCHEDULE

8:30 - 9:15 AM:  Breakfast and Welcome by Dean Rex Perschbacher

9:15 - 10:15 AM:  Developing Drugs for the Developing World 

William Fisher III and Talha Syed - Harvard Law School 
Why We Should Reform Developed Nations- Drug Innovation Systems to Address the Health Crisis in the Developing World 

James Love - Consumer Project on Technology 
Changing the Dynamics of Global Trade Discussions: The Medical Innovation Prize Fund and the Medical R&D Treaty 

Commentator: Robert Merges - Boalt Hall School of Law

10:15 - 11:15 AM: Distributive Justice and Intellectual Property 

Keith Aoki - University of Oregon School of Law 
Distributive and Utilitarian Goals in Intellectual Property Law (with Special Reference to Coercion, Agency and Development) 

Maggie Chon - Seattle University School of Law 
Intellectual Property From Below: Copyright and the Provision of Textbooks in Developing Countries 

Commentator: Rochelle Cooper Dreyfuss - NYU School of Law

11:30 - 12:30 PM: Openness and Exclusivity in Intellectual Property 

Shubha Ghosh - Southern Methodist University 
Exclusivity and the Construction of Intellectual Property Markets 

Andrew Rens - Creative Commons 
Knowledge in an Open Society 

Commentator: Rosemary Coombe - York University

12:30 - 1:30 PM: Lunch

1:30 - 2:30 PM: International Rights Approaches to Intellectual Property 

Larry Helfer - Vanderbilt University Law School 
Human Rights and Intellectual Property: New Conflicts or New Opportunities? 

Peter Yu - Michigan State University College of Law 
Toward the Development of Intellectual Property Protection Through the Sustainable Development Paradigm 

Commentator: Kal Raustiala - UCLA School of Law

2:30 - 3:30 PM: Copyright and Creativity 

Julie Cohen - Georgetown University Law Center 
A Social Theory of Creativity 

Siva Vaidhyanathan - NYU 
The Googlization of Everything: The Potential of Google's Library Project 

Commentators: Molly Van Houweling - Boalt Hall School of Law, Leslie Kurtz - University of California at Davis Law School

4:00 - 6:00 PM: Plenary Session 

Moderated by Madhavi Sunder 

Keith Aoki - University of Oregon School of Law 

Jack Balkin - Yale Law School 

Rochelle Cooper Dreyfuss - NYU School of Law 

William Fisher III - Harvard Law School 

James Love - Consumer Project on Technology 

Robert Merges - Boalt Hall School of Law 

Pam Samuelson - Boalt Hall School of Law

6:00 - 7:00 PM: Reception