May 6, 2019
World IP Day will feature local sports teams that will discuss developments in athlete care and performance, insights from the United States Patent and Trademark Office on sports-related intellectual property, industry research from UNLV, and a keynote on physical therapy innovations. Advanced registration is required as space is limited. 8:00-8:30 | Check-in, breakfast, and networking 8:30-8:35 | Welcome: Zach Miles, AVP for Economic Development, UNLV 8:35-9:00 | World IP Day Overview: John Cabeca, Director of USPTO Silicon Valley; Welcome Video: USPTO Director Andrei Iancu 9:00-9:50 | Health Panel: Human Performance Innovations and Athlete Care | Duncan French, VP of Performance, UFC; Brett Lashbrook, CEO and Owner, Las Vegas Lights; Las Vegas Aces representative, TBD; Moderator: Gillian Barclay, Health Care Industry Specialist, Governor’s Office of Economic Development 10:00-10:50 | Industry Panel: Emerging Technologies of Esports | Drew Brunson, Esports Lead, Caesars Entertainment Corporation; Robert Rippee, Director Hospitality Lab, UNLV; Ralph Krauss, Digital Learning Coach, Pinecrest Academy; Moderator: Zach Miles, AVP for Economic Development, UNLV 11:00-11:50 | Legal Panel: Intellectual Property and Sports | John Wilson, SVP & Chief Counsel, Caesars Entertainment Corporation; Mary LaFrance, Professor Intellectual Property Law, William S. Boyd School of Law; Charley Brown, Partner, Ballard Spahr; Greg Riches, VP of Legal Affairs, MGM Resorts International; Moderator: TBD 12:00-12:40 | Lunch 12:45-1:35 | UNLV Research Panel: University Sports Innovations and Associated Research | Dr. Brian Schilling, Professor and Chair, Kinesiology & Nutrition Science; Dr. John Mercer, Professor, Kinesiology & Nutrition Sciences; Dr. Nancy Lough, Professor & Graduate Coordinator, Educational Psychology; John Gladchuck, Senior Associate Athletic Director, External Affairs; Amy Bush-Herzer, Head Coach, Women’s Golf Program; Moderator: D.J. Allen, Founder, Xs & Os of Success 1:40-2:10 | Keynote: Human Performance Innovations in Physical Therapy | Scott Pensivy, Former Owner of FYZICAL 2:15-2:30 | Q&A and Closing Remarks What: World IP Day When: May 10, 2019 Time: 8:00am-2:30pm Where: Rob Roy’s Innevation Center, powered by Switch For more event and registration information, click here.