May 19, 2014

Issue No. 14 - 21
For the week of May 19, 2014

COMMISSION MEETINGS
(Meetings and agendas are subject to change)

Nothing Scheduled

HEARINGS/TESTIMONY BEFORE CONGRESS
(Dates and times are subject to change by Congress)

Nothing Scheduled

WORKSHOPS/CONFERENCES

Nothing Scheduled

SPEECHES

Mon., May 19
1:30 p.m.

FTC Commissioner Julie Brill will address the National Association of Attorneys General Consumer Protection Conference on self-regulatory organizations. Westin Georgetown, 2350 M St NW, Washington, DC

3:30 p.m. FTC Commissioner Joshua D. Wright will speak at the Stanford University, Hoover IP 2 Conference: Inventions and the US Patent System on Discussant of Paper by Heidi Williams of MIT on “Do Fixed Patent Terms Distort Innovation. Stanford, CA
Tues., May 20
11:00 a.m.
FTC Commissioner Julie Brill will provide a keynote address at the National Advertising Initiative’s Annual Summit. Arent Fox Conference Center, 1717 K St. NW, Washington, DC
Thur., May 22
8:30 a.m. CST
FTC Chairwoman Edith Ramirez will participate and deliver the keynote address before the Antitrust in Asia: China Conference ABA Section of Antitrust Law and Expert Advisory Committee of the Anti-Monopoly Commission of the State Council. Beijing, China
9:15 a.m. Lois Greisman, Associate Director for the FTC’s Bureau of Consumer Protection Marketing Practices Division, will testify before the House Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade of the Committee on Energy and Commerce on Patent Assertion Entities and Legislation to Prohibit Deceptive Patent Demand Letters. Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2123, Washington, DC
1:00 p.m. FTC Commissioner Julie Brill will participate in a panel discussion on data security issues at the Georgetown Cybersecurity Law Institute. Georgetown Law School, 600 New Jersey Avenue NW, Washington, DC
2:00 p.m. CST FTC Commissioner Maureen K. Ohlhausen will participate in a panel on Abuse of Dominance and the Antitrust-Intellectual Property Interface, at the Antitrust in Asia: China Conference ABA Section of Antitrust Law and Expert Advisory Committee of the Anti-Monopoly Commission of the State Council. Beijing, China
Sat., May 24
2:00 p.m. CST
FTC Commissioner Maureen K. Ohlhausen will participate in a panel on Regulation of IP and Antitrust at the 2014 AML Litigation Forum. Beijing, China
Sun., May 25
10:30 a.m. CST
FTC Commissioner Maureen K. Ohlhausen will participate in a panel on Hot Topics in Hi-tech Industries Regarding Antitrust Litigation at the 2014 AML Litigation Forum. Beijing, China

HEARINGS BEFORE ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGES

Tues., May 20 –Fri., May 23

(Note: start time on Tuesday is 10:00 am; Wednesday through Friday start time is 9:30 am)

Hearing before Administrative Law Judge Michael D. Chappell for Docket 9357: LabMD, Inc. FTC Headquarters, 600 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Room 532, Washington, DC

Please check the FTC's Web site at www.ftc.gov
for a listing of events and updates.

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