Speaking Engagement

Ed Rice to Present at the Third Annual IP Strategy Summit: Chicago 2016

08 Nov 2016
November 8, 2016 | 7:30am to 5:15pm

Swissotel Chicago
323 East Upper Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60601-9722
(312) 565-0565
www.swissotel.com

The IP Landscape Has Changed: But Has Your Strategy?

The IP environment has been turned upside-down over the last 24 months:

•ALICE v CLS cast uncertainty on the very nature of what's patentable
•Octane & Highmark ​decisions loosened up fee shifting standards
•Post issuance proceedings can create ​risky outcomes

How Does All This Impact Your Portfolio Strategy?

Come join thought leaders for a full day of learning, benchmarking and networking on the issues facing every in-house counsel.

KEY TOPICS TO BE DISCUSSED

•The 3 Pillars of IP Strategy: Patent Prosecution, Portfolio Management & Due Diligence
•To Patent or To Trade Secret – When Do Trade Secrets Make Sense?
•The Right Enforcement Strategy For Operating Companies
•Benchmarking Post Issuance Proceedings Post AIA & ALICE
•Maintaining and Enhancing Your Defensive Strategy

NETWORK WITH LEADERS
•Chief IP Counsel
•VP & Director of IP Strategy
•Chief, Deputy and Associate General Counsel
•Intellectual Property, Trademark and Copyright Counsel
•Head of Litigation
•Director of Business and Legal Affairs
•Director/VP of Intellectual Property
•Director/VP of Licensing
•IP Counsel
•Patent Counsel
•VP & Director of Intellectual Asset Management

This is a CLE approved seminar.

To register or for further information, please click here.

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