Antitrust, IP, Board Processes, and M&A in 2016: Key Takeaways

January 30, 2016

On January 29, 2016, Cleary Gottlieb and the University of California Berkeley Law School co-hosted the event, “Antitrust, IP, Board Processes, and M&A in 2016: Challenges and Conundrums for the West Coast.”

Distinguished panelists included:

  • Vice Chancellor Sam Glasscock, Delaware Court of Chancery
  • John Cabeca, Director of the Silicon Valley U.S. Patent & Trademark Office
  • Todd Baskin, Head of Investment Banking Legal at Bank of America/Merrill Lynch
  • Marie Oh Huber, SVP & General Counsel, eBay
  • Josh McGuire, Lead Counsel for Mobile/Android Patent Strategy at Google
  • Michael R. Moiseyev, Assistant Director, Bureau of Competition (pharma/healthcare/tech), Federal Trade Commission
  • Judge William H. Orrick, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California (U.S. v. Bazaarvoice, Inc.)
  • James J. Tierney, Chief, Networks & Technology Enforcement Section, Antitrust Division, U.S. Department of Justice
  • Chief Judge Randall Rader, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (retired)

Key takeaways from the day’s discussions may be found at: www.clearygottlieb.com/west-coast-conference