Richard H. Glanton
Richard H. Glanton is Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of ElectedFace, Inc. Mr. Glanton served as Senior Vice President of Corporate Development at Exelon from May 2003 to December of 2008. From 1987 to 2003, Mr. Glanton was a Partner with the law firm of Reed Smith.
Mr. Glanton has been a director of GEO Group Incorporated since 1995 and has been lead director since 2012. He has been a director of Mistras Group Inc. since 2009 and chairman of its compensation committee. From 1996 to 2018 he served as lead director and director of Aqua America Corporation. From 1991 to 2003, he served as a director of Exelon Corporation.
Mr. Glanton served a President of the Board of Trustees of the Barnes Foundation and its Chief Executive Officer from June 1990 to February 1998. He served as a Trustee of Children Hospital from 1986 to 1992.
Randall R. Rader
Randall R. Rader, former Chief Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Chief Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (2010-2014) Circuit Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (1990-2010) Federal Trial Judge, United States Claims Court (later Court of Federal Claims) (1988-1990) Chief Counsel, Senate Judiciary Committee Subcommittees (1980-1988) Counsel, House of Representatives, Interior and Ways and Means Committees (1975-1980)
For over 25 years, Judge Rader has been a thought leader in the field of intellectual property law and jurisprudence. His work as Chief Judge, his publications and his work teaching patent law globally to students, judges and government officials has left an indelible mark on the field of IP law and the protection of IP rights throughout the world. Judge Rader was appointed to the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit by President George H. W. Bush in 1990 and assumed the duties of Chief Judge on June 1, 2010.
He was appointed to the United States Claims Court (now the U. S. Court of Federal Claims) by President Ronald W. Reagan in 1988. Before appointment to the Court of Federal Claims, former Chief Judge Rader served as Minority and Majority Chief Counsel to Subcommittees of the U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary. From 1975 to 1980, he served as Counsel in the House of Representatives for representatives serving on the Interior, Appropriations, and Ways and Means Committees.
Since leaving the bench in 2014, Judge Rader has founded the Rader Group, initially focusing on arbitration, mediation, and legal consulting and legal education services. Judge Rader has presided over a major arbitration under ICC rules in Paris; conducted mediations to settle ongoing litigation; joined law faculty at Tsinghua University; conducted full-credit courses at leading law schools in Washington, D.C., Seattle, Santa Clara, Bangkok, Seoul, Tokyo, Munich; consulted with major corporations and law firms on IP policy and litigation; and advised foreign governments on international IP standards. He continues to advocate improvements in innovation policy through speaking engagements worldwide.
Demi Wang is the Founder, Chief Executive Officer and Trustee of the US- CHINA Intellectual Property Exchange & Development Foundation. Previously she served as Managing Partner and President of the US division of NTD Patent & Trademark Agency Limited based in Hong Kong from December 2011 to October 2019. She also served as Marketing and Strategic Consultant for NTD from October 2004 to December 2011. In this capacity, she was responsible for NTD’s strategic business development and planning for the US market, including initiating and formulating marketing plans including management of its key client relationships. As a trademark attorney in Beijing City, China from October 2000 to October 2004, Ms. Wang managed trademark portfolios worldwide for certain multinational Chinese corporations including Levono, among others.
Ms. Wang graduated from Xi’an Jiaotong University and received a B.A. in International Business. She also completed related educational programs at the University of Auckland, New Zealand and the Wharton Business School, University of Pennsylvania.
Raymond P. Burke, CPA, PSA, CGMA
Seton Hall University
South Orange, NJ
Bachelor of Science 1993
Dean’s List all four years
Raymond P. Burke has continuously met or exceeded the AICPA requirements for continuing professional education of 120 hours every three years. Additionally he continually updates his knowledge of areas of practice including tax, auditing and Department of Education regulations.
Mark Cohen is Lecturer in Law, Distinguished Senior Fellow, and Director at the University of California at Berkeley. He is also a non-resident fellow at Duke Kunshan Center for Chinese Innovation, and a Guest Professor at Renmin University School of Law and Jinan University School of Law. Prior to his position at Berkeley he served as Senior Advisor to the Director of the US Patent and Trademark Office and Senior IP Attache at the US embassy in Beijing. He was also a Professor at Fordham Law
School, a Director of International IP Policy at Microsoft Corporation, and the General Counsel of a mid-sized generic pharmaceutical company, and a Fulbright Professor under the Support for Eastern European Democracy program in Slovenia. In 2018, he received the Presidential Meritorious Achievement Award from the White House for his prior service on Chinese intellectual property issues, which is the highest award granted in the federal civil service.
In total, Mark has over 30 years private, public sector, in-house, and academic experience in intellectual property, with a focus on technology trade and monetizing intellectual property. Among his professional accomplishments have been helping to create the US-China IP Experts “Track II” Dialogues between the US Chamber of Commerce and China and India; creation of the US-China IPR Working Group under the former Joint Commission on Commerce and Trade; arranging and advocating for China to join the five largest patent offices in the world or “IP-5”, teaching the first China IP class at a North American university; and identifying and supporting the only two IP-related complaints filed against China at the WTO.
Stephen Yang is a Chinese patent attorney and managing partner of IP March, a Chinese IP law firm. His practice covers patent search, drafting, prosecution, invalidation, opinion and litigation in mechanics, electronics, energy and high tech areas. His IP career began in 1997. In addition to practicing in IP firms in China, he once worked in-house in Canada. Stephen’s technical background is mechanical and industrial engineering. He received double Bachelor’s degrees from Tsinghua University in China and a Master’s degree from University of Toronto in Canada. Stephen is a frequent speaker and author of many articles. In particular, he is the lead author of the book “IP Protection in China,” published by ABA Publishing.