Speaker Services

Raymond Van Dyke regularly teaches classes on intellectual property law and other topics at universities, on behalf of the State Department to visiting dignitaries and ambassadors, to various bar groups, and other contexts. He teaches a full course and/or short courses on various subjects.  The following are a few of his current topics that can be modified for engineers, lawyers, business people, inventors, civic groups, and other non-lawyers :

  •                 An overview of intellectual property
  •                 The histories of technology and Intellectual Property laws
  •                 The History of the U.S. Patent system
  •                 Software patenting
  •                 Nanotechnology Law and Ethics
  •                 The America Invents Act
  •                 Current issues in patent, copyright and licensing law
  •                 U.S. Intellectual Property Law for Foreigners
  •                 Protecting Intellectual Property Rights Internationally

Raymond Van Dyke with the late Judge Paul Luckern during one of several tours speaking on U.S. Trade Law in China.

 

Moderator and Speaker, “Patent Damages Symposium,” Licensing Executives Society, with Ryan Morris, Sidley & Austin, Dr. Jennifer Vanderhart, Analytics Research Group, Dr. Robert L. Vigil, Analysis Group, Inc., Washington, DC, February 23, 2017.

Featured Speaker, “Introduction to Intellectual Property Law,” Graduate Program course in Technology Transfer, Advanced Studies in Technology Transfer, Foundation for Advanced Education in the Sciences (FAES), National Institutes of Health (NIH), Bethesda, Maryland, November 29, 2016.

Featured Speaker, “Top Ten IP Cases of the Year,” the Bar Association for Montgomery County, Maryland, Intellectual Property & Technology Law Section, Rockville, Maryland, November 1, 2016.

Featured Speaker, “Copyrights for the Creative Community,” Montgomery County Media, Rockville, Maryland, September 13, 2016.

Featured Speaker, “Strange Brew: Alcohol and Intellectual Property,” Maryland State Bar Association, Annual Meeting, Ocean City, Maryland, June 17, 2016.

Featured Speaker, “Ten Things You Should Know About IP in 60 Minutes,” the Bar Association for Montgomery County, Annual Meeting, Rockville, Maryland, April 22, 2016.

Featured Speaker, “Beyond the Alice Event Horizon: the Spaghettification of Software Patenting,” Licensing Executives Society, Cloud Services and Software Subcommittee, CLE webinar presentation, April 14, 2016.

Featured Speaker, “The Basics of Intellectual Property: Copyright, Trademark, Trade Secret and Antitrust,” the Bar Association for Montgomery County, Rockville, Maryland, February 20, 2016.

Faculty Presentation, “Intellectual Property in the Twenty First Century,” Southern Methodist University, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Dallas, TX, January 15-16, 2016.

Speaker, “Ten Things Engineers and Innovators Need to Know About IP,” University of Texas at Dallas, Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science, Dallas, TX, January 14, 2016.

Featured Speaker, “The Basics of Intellectual Property: Patents, Part 2,” the Bar Association for Montgomery County, Rockville, Maryland, December 1, 2015.

Featured Speaker, “The Basics of Intellectual Property: Patents, Part 1,” the Bar Association for Montgomery County, Rockville, Maryland, November 11, 2015.

Featured Speaker, “The Basics of Intellectual Property,” the Bar Association for Montgomery County, Rockville, Maryland, October 6, 2015.

Featured Speaker, “Patent Legislation 2015,” Inventors Network of the Capital Area, Falls Church, Virginia, May 18, 2015.

Reunion Speaker, “Lions, Tigers and Patent Trolls Oh My!,” University of North Carolina, School of Law, Van Hecke-Wettach Building, Alumni Weekend CLE program, Chapel Hill, North Carolina (substitute for Prof. John Conley), May 2, 2015.

Speaker, “The Evolving Protection of Software Innovation,” University of North Carolina, Computer Science Department, 50th Anniversary Symposium, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, May 2, 2015.

Moderator and Speaker, “To Kill a Patent System: What Would Atticus Finch Do?,” Licensing Executives Society, with former Commerce Under Secretary and Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Commissioner Q. Todd Dickinson, Washington, DC, March 11, 2015.

Workshop Instructor, with Sanjay Prasad, Licensing Executives Society (LES) introductory intellectual property licensing course, “PDS 100: Commercializing Technology through the Power of IP Licensing,” “Intellectual Property Law Basics,” “Basics of IP Commercialization & Licensing,” “Determining Reasonable Licensing Fees and Royalty Rates,” and “Managing Risk,” Washington, DC, March 11, 2015.

Faculty Presentation, “Intellectual Property in the Twenty First Century,” Southern Methodist University, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Dallas, TX, January 16-17, 2015.

Featured Speaker, “IP in 2014: the Good, the Bad and the Idiotic,” Inventors Network of the Capital Area, Falls Church, Virginia, December 15, 2014.

Webinar Moderator and Speaker, “Office of Intellectual Property Rights, International Trade Administration,” with George York, Deputy Assistant USTR for Intellectual Property and Innovation, Office of the United States Trade Representative, Executive Office of the President, and Stevan Mitchell, Director, Office of Intellectual Property Rights, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, joint meeting with Licensing Executives Society, and the LES Washington, DC Chapter, Washington, DC, November 12, 2013.

Featured Speaker, “The Social and Historical Importance of Intellectual Property in Society,” joint meeting with the Licensing Executives Society, Washington, DC Chapter, Patent Lawyers Club of Washington, DC, Association of Computing’s Washington, DC Chapter, and Inventors Network of the Capital Area, Washington, DC, July 23, 2014.

Television Commentator, NBC News Connecticut, Troubleshooters Show with Len Besthoff, on “The Patent Troll Trouble,” July 9, 2014.

Featured Speaker, “Engineering of the Movies” Inventors Network of the Capital Area, Falls Church, Virginia, June 25, 2014.

Moderator and Speaker, Licensing Executives Society Observance of World Intellectual Property Day, “A Celebration of Movies and Movie Technology: Edison to today,” Washington, DC, April 30, 2013. Presentations with former Chief Federal Circuit Judge Paul Michel et al.

Featured Speaker, World Intellectual Property Day Observance at U.S. Patent & Trademark Office, “Movies: A Global Passion,” Alexandria, VA, April 28, 2014. Presentations with Michelle Lee, U.S. Deputy Under Secretary Commerce et al..

Featured Speaker, “Current Status of Patenting” Inventors Network of the Capital Area, Falls Church, Virginia, April 21, 2014.

Testimony at the United States Patent & Trademark Office, on behalf of the Inventors Network of the Capital Area, on a Notice of Rulemaking regarding “Changes to Require Identification of Attributable Owner,” March 13, 2014.

Faculty Presentation, “Intellectual Property in the Twenty First Century,” Southern Methodist University, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Dallas, TX, January 17-18, 2014.

Keynote Speaker, “The Importance of Intellectual Property: from the beginnings to today and the future,” IP Leadership Forum 2014, New Delhi, India, January 9, 2014

Moderator and Speaker, “Second Annual Forum on Patents and the Public Good,” Licensing Executives Society, with former Chief Judge Paul Michel, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, Professor Adam Mossoff of George Mason University, and Teresa Stanek Rea, former Acting Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property & Former Acting Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office, Washington, DC, December 4, 2013.

Workshop Instructor, with Kathy Rosa of Shenandoah Consulting, Licensing Executives Society (LES) introductory intellectual property licensing course, “PDS 100: Commercializing Technology through the Power of IP Licensing,” “Intellectual Property Law Basics,” “Basics of IP Commercialization & Licensing,” “Determining Reasonable Licensing Fees and Royalty Rates,” and “Managing Risk,” Washington, DC, October 8, 2013.

Television Commentator, Bloomberg Television, In the Loop with Betty Liu Show, interview with Megan Hughes, on “The Apple versus Samsung Patent Wars,” August 9, 2013.

Featured Speaker, “Adventures of Being a Patent Attorney” Inventors Network of the Capital Area, Falls Church, Virginia, July 22, 2013.

Moderator and Speaker, “Secrets of Working with the Far East for Life Sciences Companies,” Washington and Baltimore Chapters of the MIT Enterprise Forum (MITEF) in association with the Indian Biomedical Association; Johns Hopkins University, Rockville Campus, June 4, 2013.

Featured Speaker, “Alice In Patentland,”An Analysis of the Fractured Federal Circuit Opinion,” Licensing Executives Society, Washington, DC, May 22, 2013.

Moderator and Speaker, “Recent Court Decisions Affecting Licensing,” Licensing Executives Society, with Patrick O’Reilley, Washington, DC, May 22, 2013.

Moderator and Keynote Speaker, World Intellectual Property Day Observance at U.S. Patent & Trademark Office, “Creators and Creativity,” Alexandria, VA, April 26, 2013. Presentations with Teresa Rea, U.S. Under Secretary Commerce, and others.

Featured Speaker, “Copyrights” Inventors Network of the Capital Area, Falls Church, Virginia, Tysons Corner, VA, April 15, 2013.

Featured Speaker, “Final Implementation of the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act of 2011: The End of First to invent” Inventors Network of the Capital Area, Falls Church, Virginia, Tysons Corner, VA, February 25, 2013.

Moderator, “The Leahy-Smith America Invents Act – Part 4,” Licensing Executives Society, Reston, Virginia, February 21, 2013.

Faculty Presentation, “An Overview of Intellectual Property Law and Practice,” Southern Methodist University, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Dallas, TX, January 18-19, 2013.

Webinar Featured Speaker, “Unwrapping the New USPTO Professionalism and Ethics Rules: An Overview of What’s in Store,” with Rodney Caldwell, American Intellectual Property Law Association, January 16, 2013.

Featured Speaker, “Patents and the Public Good” Inventors Network of the Capital Area, Falls Church, Virginia, Tysons Corner, VA, November 26, 2012.

Moderator, “The Leahy-Smith America Invents Act – Part 3,” Licensing Executives Society, Reston, Virginia, November 16, 2012.

Moderator and Speaker, “Patents and the Public Good,” Licensing Executives Society, with Chief Judge Randall Rader and former Chief Judge Paul Michel, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal circuit, Washington, DC, November 14, 2012.

Moderator and Speaker, “Issues of Professionalism and Ethics in Intellectual Property,” American Intellectual Property Law Association, Washington, DC, October 25, 2012.

Moderator, “The Leahy-Smith America Invents Act – Part 2,” Licensing Executives Society, Reston, Virginia, October 11, 2012.

Moderator and Speaker, “The Growing Threat Due to Cybertheft of Intellectual Property,” with Richard LaMagna, Licensing Executives Society, Washington, DC, September 12, 2012.

Featured Speaker “Strategies for Claiming and Prosecuting Patents Under Section 101 in the Changing Patent Landscape,” , Joint meeting of the Patent Lawyers Club of Washington and the Northern Virginia Patent Lawyers Club, September 11, 2012.

Moderator and Speaker, “The Leahy-Smith America Invents Act – Part 1,” Licensing Executives Society, Reston, Virginia, August 2, 2012.

Moderator and Keynote Speaker, World Intellectual Property Day Observance at U.S. Patent & Trademark Office, “The Importance of Innovation and Intellectual Property in America,” Alexandria, VA, April 26, 2012. Presentations with Teresa Rea, U.S. Under Secretary Commerce, James Pooley, Deputy General Director of Patents, World Intellectual Property Organization, and others, with theme “Visionary Innovators.”

Webinar Featured Speaker, “Patent Prosecution Red Flags,” The Business Development Academy, February 28, 2012.

Featured Speaker, “Patents and Technology: from Fire to Firestorm,” Patent Lawyers Club of Washington, Washington, DC, February 22, 2012.

Featured Speaker, “Intellectual Property in the Third Millennium,” Bar Association of Montgomery County, Rockville, MD, February 15, 2012.

Featured Speaker, “Intellectual Property in the Third Millennium,” Sisters in Crime Writers’ Group, Arlington, VA, February 4, 2012.

Faculty Presentation, “Intellectual Property in the Third Millennium,” Southern Methodist University, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Dallas, TX, January 27-28, 2012.

Moderator and Speaker, Ethical Issues Under the AIA and Risk Management, “Ethical Issues Confronting Patent Attorneys Under the America Invents Act: Supplemental Examination and Oaths/Declarations,” American Intellectual Property Law Association, Las Vegas, NV, January 25, 2012.

Moderator, New Patent Reform: the Impact of the AIA, Licensing Executives Society, December 16, 2011.

Webinar Featured Speaker, “Patent Licensing and Legal Conflicts,” Licensing Executives Society, December 14, 2011.

Moderator and Speaker, Valuation and Damages Course, “Perspectives of the Value of Intellectual Property in the Twenty First Century, and the Impact of the 2011 America Invents Act,” Licensing Executives Society, Washington, DC, December 7, 2011.

Moderator and Speaker, “Patent Eligibility and Indefiniteness,” American Intellectual Property Law Association, Washington, DC, October 20, 2011.

Featured Speaker, “Perspectives of the Value of Intellectual Property in the Twenty First Century, and the Impact of the 2011 America Invents Act,” Virginia Tech University, Blacksburg, VA, October 18, 2011.

Moderator and Speaker, “Patent Reform: Paradigms Lost,” Licensing Executives Society, with Former Chief Federal Circuit Judge Paul Michel, Washington, DC, October 14, 2011.

As a featured speaker (second from left) for the Licensing Executive Society in D.C.

Featured Speaker, “Patent Reform: Bane or Boon?” Inventors Network of the Capital Area, Falls Church, Virginia. Presentation with Adam Mossoff, Professor of Law at George Mason University, Tysons Corner, VA, July 18, 2011.

Moderator and Keynote Speaker, World Intellectual Property Day Observance at U.S. Patent & Trademark Office, “The Importance of Innovation and Intellectual Property in America,” Alexandria, VA, April 26, 2011. Presentations with Teresa Rea, U.S. Under Secretary Commerce, James Pooley, Deputy General Director of Patents, World Intellectual Property Organization, and John Duffy, Professor of Law at George Washington University.

Featured Speaker, U.S. Patent & Trademark Office, “The History of Innovation and Intellectual Property in America,” World IP Day, Alexandria, VA, April 26, 2011.

Featured Speaker, “The History of Innovation in America, ”Inventors Network of the Capital Area, Falls Church, Virginia, July 18, 2011.

Keynote Speaker, State Department, “Intellectual Property Law in the United States: a Historical and Cultural Perspective,” International Visitor Leadership Program, U.S. Department of State,, Protection of Intellectual Property Rights: A Project for Pakistan, Washington, DC, December 6, 2010.

Featured Speaker, “Intellectual Property in the Crosshairs at the Supreme Court,” 2010 Technology Transfer and Innovation Forum, Washington, DC, November 17, 2010.

Featured Speaker, “The Bilski Decision: Helpful or Harmful to Inventors?,” Inventors Network of the Capital Area, Falls Church, Virginia, July 19, 2010.

Featured Television Speaker, “NTP’s Assault on Apple, Google and High Tech.” BNN Business News Television Network, Washington, DC, July 9, 2010.

Speaker and Moderator, “The Implications of Bilski,” Licensing Executives Society, Reston, Virginia, July 7, 2010.

Webinar Coordinator and Moderator, “The Impact of Bilski on the Future of Licensing,” Licensing Executives Society, July 1, 2010.

Ethics Speaker, “Conflicts of Interest: the Idiotic and the Sublime,” American Intellectual Property Law Association, Spring Meeting, New York, New York, May 7, 2010.

Workshop Instructor, Licensing Executives Society (LES), Around the World with LES, “PDS 100: Commercializing Technology through the Power of IP Licensing,” “Intellectual Property Law Basics,”  “Basics of IP Commercialization & Licensing,” “Determining Reasonable Licensing Fees and Royalty Rates,” and “Managing Risk,” National Inventors Hall of Fame Museum at the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office, Alexandria, VA, April 26, 2010.

Featured Speaker, State Department, “Intellectual Property Law in the United States: a Historical and Cultural Perspective,” International Visitor Leadership Program, U.S. Department of State, Intellectual Property Rights: A Project for the People’s Republic of China, Washington, DC, March 8, 2010.

Workshop Instructor, “Intellectual Property Law for Biodefense,” Tulane University, Western Regional Center of Excellence for Biodefense and Emerging Infectious Diseases Research, Annual Meeting, Covington, LA, October 22, 2009.

Moderator and Speaker, “Emerging Technologies Challenges,” American Intellectual Property Law Association, Emerging Technology and Foreign Law Committee, San Diego, CA, May 14, 2009.

Podcast Speaker, “The Future of Software, Business Method and Emerging Technology Patenting,” Maryland State Bar Association, Intellectual Property Section, March 25, 2009.

Faculty Presentation, “Intellectual Property Protection for Engineers and Business People,” Southern Methodist University, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Dallas, TX, March 20-21, 2009.

Faculty Presentation, “Intellectual Property for Engineers,” Texas Tech University, Department of Engineering, Lubbock, TX, February 13-14, 2009.

Moderator, panel on “Bilski, Nuitjen and Beyond: Section 101 in the Crosshairs,” Licensing Executives Society, Greater Washington DC Chapter, June 26, 2008.

Faculty Presentation, “Intellectual Property in the Twenty-First Century,” Texas Tech University, Department of Engineering, Lubbock, TX, April 11-12, 2008.

Faculty Presentation, “The Ethics of the Nanotechnology Movement,” Texas Tech University, Department of Engineering, Lubbock, TX, April 12, 2008.

Faculty Presentation, “Trade Secrets and Antitrust,” Southern Methodist University, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Dallas, TX, March 1, 2008.

Ray kids around under the D.C. Isaac Newton Apple Tree. Don’t worry, he really found the apple on the ground.

Faculty Presentation, “The History of Technology and Intellectual Property,” Southern Methodist University, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Dallas, TX, February 29, 2008.

Keynote Speaker, “Intellectual Property in the Twenty-First Century,” International Visitor Leadership Program, U.S. Department of State, Washington, DC, January 31, 2008 (keynote address to over two dozen international dignitaries from across the world).

Moderator, panel on “Budgeting: How to Get Your Bills Paid Promptly,” American Intellectual Property Law Association, Phoenix, AZ, January 25, 2008.

Speaker, “Update on Issues in Nanotechnology: the Science and Ethics,” American Intellectual Property Law Association, Emerging Technology Committee, Washington, DC, January 25, 2008.

Moderator, panel on “New Clients, New Work and New Hires – Do Conflicts or Ethics Preclude Them?,” American Intellectual Property Law Association, Washington, DC, October 18, 2007.

Legal Commentator, “Viacom v. YouTube: Statutory Copyright Damages and Mitigation,” BNN Business News Television Network, Washington, DC, September 12, 2007.

Keynote Speaker, State Department, “Building Stronger Intellectual Property Rights in Moscow: A Comparison of the United States and Russia,” Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs for the U.S. Department of State, Washington, DC, May 21, 2007.

Speaker, “Nanotechnology Ethics: Considerations in the Medical Arena,” American Intellectual Property Law Association, Biotechnology Committee, Washington, DC, May 11, 2007.

Legal Commentator, “Ethical Dimensions to Nanotechnology,” The Fourth International Conference on Ethical Issues in Biomedical Engineering, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Polytechnic University, April 21, 2007.

Faculty Member, “Climbing the Great Wall: protecting Software and Business Methods in China,” IP Practice in China Seminar, American Intellectual Property Law Association, Washington, DC, April 11, 2007.

Featured Speaker, “Building Stronger Copyright Enforcement in Beijing: A Comparison of the United States and China,” Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs for the U.S. Department of State, Washington, DC, April 2, 2007.

Faculty Member, “Developing a Strategy for Claiming and Prosecuting Software Patents in the Changing Patent Landscape,” Software IP Strategy Summit, Palo Alto, CA, February 20, 2007.

Moderator, panel on “Foreign Counsel Relationships: Managing the Differences,” American Intellectual Property Law Association, Washington, DC, October 20, 2006.

Faculty Member, “The History of Technology Through Patents,” Southern Methodist University, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, October 13, 2006.

Legal Commentator, “Telematics in the Workplace: Blackberry Mania,” CNBC television’s Morning Call show, New York, New York, September 5, 2006.

Legal Commentator, “Supreme Court and Legislative Update on Patent Rights,” Defenders of Property Rights show on Rightalk.com Internet radio, June 8, 2006.

Faculty Member, “Breaking Down Organizational and Cultural Barriers: Legal Issues Impacting Licensing Negotiations in Europe,” Association of University Technology Managers and the Licensing Executive Society, Spring meeting, Philadelphia, PA, May 10, 2006.

Faculty Member, “Dynamic Changes in Biopharmaceutical Industry – Challenges and Opportunities: Procedures for Launching a Generic Drug in the United States,” Beijing International Pharmaceutical & Chemical Intellectual Property Forum (Bioforum), Beijing, China, April 26, 2006.

Featured Speaker, “Intellectual Property Disputes in the United States,” Peking University Law School, Beijing, China, April 26, 2006.

Featured Speaker, “Strategies for Chinese Companies in the United States International Trade Commission 337 Action Cases,” Zhang Jiang Hi-Tech Park, Pudong District of Shanghai, April 18, 2006; Shenzhen WTO Affairs Center, Shenzhen, April 20, 2006; China (Shan’xi) Association of Productivity Promotion Centre and Xi’an Jiaotong University, Xi’an, April 21, 2006; and Daoxianghu Park, Haidan District of Beijing, April 25, 2006 (series of lectures with Judge Paul Luckern of the USITC on 337 actions and their impact on Chinese and other companies, and with Chris Israel, Coordinator for International Intellectual Property Enforcement, U.S. Department of Commerce, Beijing).

Faculty Member, “The History of Technology and Law: From Fire to Fiber Optics,” Southern Methodist University, Department of Computer Science and Engineering,     October 21, 2005.

Featured Speaker, “The Social and Ethical Dimensions of the Nanotechnology Movement,” Southern Methodist University, Maguire Center of Ethics, October, 20, 2005.

Legal Commentator, “Intellectual Property Update,” Defenders of Property Rights show on Rightalk.com Internet radio, June 16, 2005.

Faculty Member, “Regulations and Marketing of Biomedical Devices: Legal and Ethical Challenges,” Third International Conference on Ethical Issues in Biomedical Engineering, Rochester, New York, June 6, 2005.

Faculty Member, “East Meets West: Comparisons of United States and Chinese Patent Systems,” American Intellectual Property Law Association, IP Practice in the Far East Committee and the China Intellectual Property Society (CIPS) Joint Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, May 10, 2005.

Faculty Member and Conference Co-chair, “Bioinformatics: the Intersection of the Life Sciences and Information Technology” and “Pharmacogenomics: the Power of Genomic Information,” 2005 World Computer and Internet Congress, Computer Law Association, Washington, DC, May 6, 2005.

Legal Commentator, “Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios, Inc. v. Grokster: Copyright Under Siege,” Defender’s of Property Rights show on Rightalk.com Internet Radio, April 14, 2005

Legal Commentator, “Legal Issues for Chinese Startups and Other Companies Operating in the United States,” China Access Forum 2005 and Chinese Biopharmaceutical Association, Washington, DC, April 8, 2005.

Faculty Member, “Bots Gone Wild: Some Observations and Speculations on Nanotechnology,” American Intellectual Property Law Association, Orlando, Florida, January 26, 2005.

Faculty Member, “Evolving Best Practices: Strategic Intellectual Property Protection in the New Economy,” Law Seminars International: IP Licensing Transactions, Atlanta, GA, December 3, 2004.

Faculty Member, “Telematics: The Drive to Distraction,” The 2004 Annual European Congress, Computer Law Association, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, November 19, 2004.

Speaker, “United States International Trade Commission Section 337 Actions: A Weapon in the Arsenal of U.S. Companies,” Rochester Fall CLE Program, Rochester, NY, November 5, 2004.

Faculty Member, “International Transactions Involving Outsourcing Technology,” Law Seminars International, Reston, VA, October 15, 2004.

Moderator and Sponsor, “The Business Case for Diversity in Biotechnology IP Law” and “Access Issues Associated with Drug Development,” BIO Intellectual Property Counsels’ Committee Fall Meeting, Boston, MA, October 5, 2004.

Panelist, “PTO Roundtable,” BIO Intellectual Property Counsels’ Committee Fall Meeting (with Biojudiciary Project), Boston, MA, October 5, 2004.

Featured Speaker, “Law and Procedure of 337 Patent Litigation at the U.S. International Trade Commission: Strategies for Chinese Companies,” China University of Political Science and Law, International Cooperation and Exchange Center, Beijing, China, September 23, 2004; Zhejiang Provincial Senior WTO Center, Hangzhou, China, September 24, 2004; and Xiamen University, International Economic Law Institute, Xiamen, China, September 27, 2004 (series of lectures with Judge Paul Luckern of the USITC on 337 actions and their impact on Chinese and other companies)

Featured Speaker, “Antitrust and Industrial Property: Weighing the Balance,” Peking University Law School, Beijing, China, September 22, 2004.

Speaker, “Size Does Matter: Nanotechnology and the Law,” National Association of Patent Practitioners Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, July 13, 2004.

Faculty Member, “International Transactions Involving Technology Exports and Imports,” Law Seminars International, Atlanta, GA, June 25, 2004.

Faculty Member, “Patenting Nanotechnology: Big Patents for Small Inventions,” Advanced Biotechnology & Chemical Patent Practice Seminar, American Intellectual Property Law Association, St. Louis, MO, June 18, 2004.

Moderator, “Intellectual Property Enforcement in Latin America,” American Intellectual Property Law Association, Dallas, TX, May 14, 2004.

Moderator, “Nanotechnology: the Emerging Legal Landscape of the Small,” American Intellectual Property Law Association, Dallas, TX, May 14, 2004.

Faculty Member, “The 2004 World Computer and Internet Law Congress: Nanotechnology Licensing—the New Frontier,” Computer Law Association, Washington, DC, May 6, 2004.

Faculty Member, “Licensing Little Things: Practical Concerns in Nanotechnology” and “The Future of Technology Transfer,” European Intellectual Property Institutes Network (EIPIN), Fifth EIPIN Congress, Centre d’Études Internationales de la Propriété Industrielle (CEIPI), École Nationale d’Administration (ENA), April 2–3, 2004, Strasbourg, France.

Faculty Member and Co-Moderator, “Intellectual Property in the 21st Century: Weighing the Balance,” Second Conference of the Americas: Electronic Commerce: Progress and Development, joint meeting of the Computer Law Association and the Instituto Latinoamericano de Alta Tecnología, Informática y Derecho (ILATID), Santa Domingo, Dominican Republic, February 6, 2004.

Faculty Member, “Nano-Biotech Patenting: Riding the Wave of the Bio-Nanotechnology Revolution,” speaker on U.S. litigation, patenting, regulatory, and privacy concerns for a conference sponsored by EuroLegal, London, England, October 21, 2003.

Faculty Member, “Size Does Matter: Nanotechnology and the Law,” The Legal and Business Forum on Nanotechnology, speaker on litigation and patenting concerns in nanotechnology innovation, Boston, MA, June 16, 2003.

Moderator, panel on the “Basics of Trademark Prosecution and Disputes How-To,” American Intellectual Property Law Association, Atlanta, GA, May 15, 2003.

Speaker, “Intellectual Property-New Legal Developments and Today’s Critical Issues,” The 2003 World Computer and Internet Law Congress, Computer Law Association, Washington, D.C., May 1, 2003

Faculty Member, “The Economics of Lost Profits Damages,” Eighth National Forum on Litigating Patent Disputes, American Conference Institute, Washington, D.C. and San Francisco, CA, February 19-20, 2003 and March 10-11, 2003.

Featured Luncheon Speaker, “Recent Developments in Business Method Patenting,”

New York Intellectual Property Law Association, New York, NY, January 31, 2003.

Speaker, “Biotechnology and Traditional Knowledge,” American University, Washington College of Law, Washington, D.C., October 30, 2002.

Speaker, “Intellectual Property Rights: a U.S. Perspective,” Post Graduate Degree Program in Intellectual Property for the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, Switzerland, in Washington, D.C., October 18, 2002.

Speaker, “Intellectual Property Issues in Developing Countries,” George Washington University, Department of International Business, Washington, D.C., October 8, 2002.

Legal Commentator, “The Long and Winding Road of Equivalents: the Relevance of Festo to United Kingdom Practitioners,” Speaker on U.S. law for a seminar sponsored by The Chartered Institute of Patent Agents, London, England, September 18, 2002.

Legal Commentator, “Intellectual Property Issues within Universities,” Eye on the Internet show on KRLD, Dallas, TX, May 20, 2002.

Legal Commentator, “The Balance Between Pharmaceutical Patents and the Public Good,” John Dvorak’s Silicon Spin television show on TechTV, broadcasted on February 19, 2002.

Faculty Member, “Legal Issues Concerning Internet Startups,” El negotio de las Technologias de Información en las Americas: Una actualización al año 2002/The IT business in the Americas: An update toward year 2002, Computer Law Association, Buenos Aires, Argentina, November 30, 2001.

Speaker, “Intellectual Property and World Commerce,” George Washington University, Department of International Business, Washington, D.C., November 12, 2001.

Faculty Member, “Current Issues in Copyright Law,” University of Houston Law Foundation program: Intellectual Property Survey for the General Lawyer, Houston and Dallas, TX, July 27, 2001 and August 3, 2001.

Faculty Member, “Issues on Trade Secrets, Software and Business Method Patents, and Patent Litigation,” Managing the Global Digital Information Technology Explosion, Computer Law Association, Washington, D.C., May 4, 2001.

Speaker, “Fencing Off the Open Space of Algorithmic Intellectual Property,”  North Texas Chapter of the American Statistical Association, Dallas, TX, April 26, 2001.

Speaker, “Historical Overview of Software Patenting in the United States,” American Intellectual Property Law Association, Latin America Committee, Boca Raton, FL, January 30, 2001.

Faculty Member, “Current Issues in Copyright Law”, University of Houston Law Foundation program: Intellectual Property Survey for the General Lawyer, Dallas and Houston, TX, July 14 and 21, 2000.

Faculty Member, “Litigating Business Method Patents”, The 17th Annual Pacific Rim Computer Law Institute, Seattle, WA, June 2, 2000.

Speaker, “Principles of Intellectual Property Law for the Computer Science Industry”, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX, November 12, 1999.

Faculty Member, “Software Patenting Issues,” Joint Meeting of the New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Philadelphia Intellectual Property Law Associations, New York, NY, April 17, 1996.

INTERVIEWS

    Raymond Van Dyke has been interviewed and quoted by: 

  • CNBC
  • Wall Street Journal
  • Financial Times
  • New York Times
  • Forbes
  • MSN.com
  • C/Net
  • C/Net Japan
  • TechTV
  • C|Net News.com
  • United Press International
  • Reuters
  • BNN Business News Network television
  • CNN.com
  • CNN Money
  • MSNBC.com
  • ManagingIP
  • E-Commerce Times
  • Technology News World
  • Washington Times
  • KRLD Radio
  • Rightalk.com Internet Radio
  • The American Lawyer
  • National Law Journal
  • Legal Times
  • New York Law Journal
  • San Francisco Recorder
  • Latin American Advisor
  • Bloomberg News
  • Bloomberg.com
  • Bloomberg TV
  • Barrons
  • Science magazine
  • Nature magazine
  • Technology Review
  • ACM Tech News
  • ComputerWorld
  • ECT News Network
  • Linux News
  • MacNews World
  • Technology News
  • Dallas Business Journal
  • Washington Business Journal
  • Austin Business Journal
  • Baltimore Business Journal
  • Triangle Business Journal
  • Tampa Bay Business Journal
  • Business First of Columbus, Ohio
  • Albany Business Review
  • Philadelphia Business Journal
  • Atlanta Business Chronicle
  • Puget Sound Business Journal
  • Boston Business Journal
  • San Francisco Business Times
  • Pacific Business News
  • Genome Technology
  • Biotechnology Healthcare
  • Biotech Tech
  • Biomedical Nanotechnology
  • Pharmaceutiques
  • BioCentury
  • Energy Biz Insider
  • The John Marshall Law School Center for Intellectual Property Law Journal
  • and other publications on regulatory, technology, and intellectual property issues
  • and in various foreign journals in China, Japan, India, France, Russia, Hungary and other countries.