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Friday, September 14
 

8:15am PDT

Resolved: A debtor may assume an unexpired intellectual property license pursuant to Bankruptcy Code § 365(c) without the consent of the licensor provided the debtor does not intend to assign the license to a third party.

James T. Markus, Moderator

Markus Williams Young & Zimmerman, LLC; Denver

 

Resolved: A debtor may assume an unexpired intellectual property license pursuant to Bankruptcy Code § 365(c) without the consent of the licensor provided the debtor does not intend to assign the license to a third party.

Pro: David A. Hoenig

Winston & Strawn LLP; San Francisco

Con: Emily Taube

Adams and Reese LLP; Memphis

 


Speakers
avatar for David A. Honig

David A. Honig

Partner, Winston & Strawn LLP
David A. Honig is a corporate partner in the Restructuring and Insolvency Group of Winston & Strawn LLP’s San Francisco office. Mr. Honig represents debtors, trustees, creditors’ committees, vendors, institutional lenders and asset-purchasers in bankruptcy and out-of-court restructuring matters... Read More →
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James T. Markus

Manager, Markus Williams Young & Zimmerman, LLC
James T. Markus is the co-founder and manager of Markus Williams Young & Zimmerman, LLC in Denver, where he specializes in the representation of debtors, secured creditors, lessors, asset purchasers, official committees and trustees in workouts, restructurings and chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings... Read More →
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Emily Taube

Partner, Adams and Reese LLP
Emily Taube is a partner with Adams and Reese LLP in Memphis, Tenn., where she is a member of its Commercial Restructuring/Bankruptcy, Commercial Disputes, Franchise/Distribution, Casualty and Coverage and Labor and Employment teams. Ms. Taube’s practice focuses on commercial restructuring... Read More →


Friday September 14, 2012 8:15am - 9:45am PDT
Four Seasons Ballroom 1-3
  Great Debates

8:15am PDT

Resolved: An attorney in a consumer case should be able to limit the scope of her employment.

James T. Markus, Moderator

Markus Williams Young & Zimmerman, LLC; Denver

 

Resolved: An attorney in a consumer case should be able to limit the scope of her employment.

Pro: Richard H. Thomson

Clark & Washington, PC; Atlanta

Con: August B. Landis

Office of the U.S. Trustee; Las Vegas


 


Speakers
avatar for August B. Landis

August B. Landis

Acting U.S. Trustee for Region 17, Office of the U.S. Trustee
August B. Landis is the Acting U.S. Trustee for Region 17 in Las Vegas, appointed in 2010. He previously served as the U.S. Trustee Program’s first Acting Associate General Counsel for Chapter 11 Practice, and he also served as an Assistant U.S. Trustee for the District of Nevada... Read More →
avatar for James T. Markus

James T. Markus

Manager, Markus Williams Young & Zimmerman, LLC
James T. Markus is the co-founder and manager of Markus Williams Young & Zimmerman, LLC in Denver, where he specializes in the representation of debtors, secured creditors, lessors, asset purchasers, official committees and trustees in workouts, restructurings and chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings... Read More →
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Richard H. Thomson

Partner, Clark & Washington, PC
Richard H. Thomson is a partner with Clark & Washington, PC in Atlanta and is past president of the Metro Atlanta Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys Group. He is also a Fellow in the American College of Bankruptcy, an advisory board member of the Emory Bankruptcy Developments Journal and... Read More →


Friday September 14, 2012 8:15am - 9:45am PDT
Four Seasons Ballroom 1-3
  Great Debates

8:15am PDT

Resolved: Venue should not be based on place of incorporation.

James T. Markus, Moderator

Markus Williams Young & Zimmerman, LLC; Denver

 

Resolved: Venue should not be based on place of incorporation.

Pro: Hon. Steven W. Rhodes

U.S. Bankruptcy Court (E.D. Mich.); Detroit

Con: Hon. Kevin J. Carey

U.S. Bankruptcy Court (D. Del.); Wilmington

 


Speakers
avatar for Hon. Kevin J. Carey

Hon. Kevin J. Carey

Chief Judge, U.S. Bankruptcy Court (D. Del.)
Hon. Kevin J. Carey served as Chief U.S. Bankruptcy Judge for the District of Delaware in Wilmington from 2008-11 and serves as the bankruptcy judge representative on the Third Circuit Judicial Council. He previously served as a U.S. bankruptcy judge for the Eastern District of... Read More →
avatar for James T. Markus

James T. Markus

Manager, Markus Williams Young & Zimmerman, LLC
James T. Markus is the co-founder and manager of Markus Williams Young & Zimmerman, LLC in Denver, where he specializes in the representation of debtors, secured creditors, lessors, asset purchasers, official committees and trustees in workouts, restructurings and chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings... Read More →
avatar for Hon. Steven W. Rhodes

Hon. Steven W. Rhodes

Chief Bankruptcy Judge, U.S. Bankruptcy Court (E.D. Mich.)
Hon. Steven W. Rhodes is Chief Bankruptcy Judge for the Eastern District of Michigan in Detroit. From 1997-2004 and 2008-11, he also served on the Bankruptcy Appellate Panel of the Sixth Circuit, the last three years as chief judge. Judge Rhodes was appointed to a new four-year... Read More →


Friday September 14, 2012 8:15am - 9:45am PDT
Four Seasons Ballroom 1-3
  Great Debates