Symposium

Remedies in Complex Litigation

January 31 & February 1, 2020 at The University of Texas School of Law

On January 31 and February 1, 2020, the Texas Law Review will be holding a symposium on “Remedies in Complex Litigation.” The symposium is designed to bring together leading thinkers from across the country to present and discuss various perspectives on and remedial approaches characteristic of complex litigation, from assessments of patent damages to complex-litigation techniques for reparations.

Friday, January 31, 2020

8:00 – 9:00 AM

Breakfast & Welcome

9:00 – 10:20 AM

Session I: “Copyright and Trademark”

  • Bob Bone, G. Rollie White Teaching Excellence Chair in Law, University of Texas School of Law
  • Commentator: Laura Heymann, Chancellor Professor of Law, William & Mary Law School
  • Oren Bracha, William C. Conner Chair in Law, University of Texas School of Law
  • Commentator: Zahr Said, Professor of Law, Washington University School of Law
  • Moderator: Sarah Burstein, Professor of Law, University of Oklahoma College of Law

10:40 AM – Noon

Session II: “Patent Damages”

  • John Golden, Loomer Family Professor in Law, University of Texas School of Law
  • Commentator: Liza Vertinsky, Associate Professor of Law, Emory University School of Law
  • Abe Wickelgren, Bernard J. Ward Centennial Professor in Law, University of Texas School of Law
  • Commentator: Melissa Wasserman, Charles Tilford McCormick Professor of Law, University of Texas School of Law
  • Moderator: Jeremy Bock, Charles E. Lugenbuhl Associate Professor of Law, Tulane Law School

Noon – 1:20 PM

Keynote Lunch: Linda Mullenix (Invitation Only)

1:20 – 2:40 PM

Session III: “Aggregate Litigation”

  • Lynn Baker, Frederick M. Baron Chair in Law, University of Texas School of Law
  • Commentator: Francis McGovern, Professor of Law, Duke University School of Law
  • Bert Huang, Michael I. Sovern Professor of Law, Columbia Law School
  • Commentator: Charles Silver, Roy W. and Eugenia C. McDonald Endowed Chair in Civil Procedure, University of Texas School of Law
  • Moderator: James Spindler, Mark L. Hart, Jr. Endowed Chair in Corporate and Securities Law, University fo Texas School of Law

3:00 – 4:00 PM

Session IV: “Panel on Remedies in Practice”

  • Jorge Contreras, Professor of Law, University of Utah College of Law
  • Kelly Haragan, Clinical Professor, University of Texas School of Law
  • Ranjana Natarajan, Clinical Professor, University of Texas School of Law
  • Alexander Reinert, Max Freund Professor of Litigation & Advocacy, Cardozo School of Law
  • Moderator: Beth Stevens, Voting Rights Program Director, Texas Civil Rights Project

4:20 – 5:20 PM

Session V: “Judges’ Panel”

  • Hon. Carl Barbier, Eastern District of Louisiana
  • Hon. Robert Dow Jr., Northern District of Illinois
  • Hon. Susie Morgan, Eastern District of Louisiana
  • Hon. Lee Yeakel, Western District of Texas
  • Moderator: Marcy Greer, Alexander Dubose & Jefferson LLP

6:00 – 9:00 PM

Keynote Reception & Dinner: Judith Resnik (Invitation Only)

Saturday, February 1, 2020

9:00 – 10:20 AM

Panel VI: “Science and the Environment”

  • Alexandra Lahav, Ellen Ash Peters Professor of Law, University of Connecticut School of Law
  • Commentator: Erik Encarnacion, Assistant Professor of Law, University of Texas School of Law
  • Tom McGarity, Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long Endowed Chair in Administrative Law, University of Texas School of Law
  • Commentator: Joel Mintz, Professor Emeritus of Law and C. William Trout Senior Fellow in Public Interest Law, Nova Southeastern University College of Law
  • Moderator: D. Theodore Rave, Associate Professor of Law, University of Houston Law Center

10:40 AM – Noon

Panel VII: “Reparations and Restitution”

  • Mechele Dickerson, Arthur L. Moller Chair in Bankruptcy Law and Practice, University of Texas School of Law
  • Commentator: David Vladeck, A.B. Chettle Chair in Civil Procedure, Georgetown Law
  • Andrew Kull, Distinguished Senior Lecturer, University of Texas School of Law
  • Doug Laycock, Robert E. Scott Distinguished Professor of Law, University of Virginia School of Law
  • Moderator: Caprice Roberts, Visiting Professor of Law, George Washington University Law School

Noon – 1:20 PM

Concluding Remarks and Lunch (Invitation Only)

This Symposium is supported by a fund at the University of Texas School of Law created through a gift from Intel Corporation.

Papers from the Symposium will appear in Volume 98 of the Texas Law Review.

For information about the Symposium, please contact admin@texaslrev.com.