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The 2018 IP100® Executive Forum
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The IP100 Executive ForumThe 2018 IP100® Executive Forum
February 15-17, 2018
Arizona Biltmore, Phoenix, AZ

IP Competitiveness in a Global Market

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Preliminary Program

Day 1 – February 16

Keynote:  Joseph Siino, President, Via Licensing Corporation

Panel Topic 1: Commercializing Technology to Grow and Sustain Global Enterprise
This panel will highlight real-world examples of bringing new technology into markets by leveraging IP to find development partners and encourage investors to take risks when developing new products and companies. 
Roundtable 1 :  Delegate and panel member discussion of Panel Topic #1.

Panel Topic 2: Strategic Necessity: IP Portfolio Diversification
This discussion will examine the strategic and competitive business factors that drive decisions of where, when, what types and how to obtain the IP that make an enterprise more competitive in global markets.
Roundtable 2:  Delegate and panel member discussion of Panel Topic #2.

Day 2 – February 17

Keynote:  Paul Michel, Former Chief Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

Panel Topic 3: Impact of IP Law Changes on Licensing Business & Practices
This panel will take a pragmatic look at how the law changes affecting IP owners’ rights have shifted the balance of power in negotiating IP-centric deals and have encouraged more radical behavior of the parties involved.
Roundtable 3:  Delegate and panel member discussion of Panel Topic #3.

Topic 4: Building and Enforcing a Global Portfolio for Protection and Monetization
This discussion will tap our panelists’ experience and insights to provide an IP ‘futurecast’ - predicting the countries and enforcement jurisdictions that will matter the most to IP owners, business leaders and investors to protect and capitalize on their IP.
Roundtable 4:  Delegate and panel member discussion of Panel Topic #4.

Confirmed Speakers
Keynotes
Paul Michel, Former Chief Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Joe Siino, President, Via Licensing

Panelists
Bob Cote, Principal, McKool Smith
Jim Malakowski, Chairman and CEO, Ocean Tomo
Tanya Moore, Chief Licensing Officer, Sonos
Courtney Quish, VP, Patent Strategy, Rovi Corporation, a TiVo Company
Laurie Self, Vice President and Counsel, Qualcomm

 

Thank You to our 2018 Sponsor!

Official Law Firm Sponsor

McKool Smith

For information on 2018 sponsorship please contact sponsors@les.org

 

Past Participants

Attendees of previous IP100 Executive Forums include representatives from:

Abbott Laboratories
Advanced Research Projects Agency
AT&T
BAE Systems 
Battelle
Bayer 
Bob Mackie Design Group, Ltd. 
Boehringer Pharmaceuticals, Inc. 
Boeing 
BP America
Brookhaven National Laboratory 
Comcast 
Dow Chemical Company
DuPont
Eli Lilly and Company 
Excelis 
ExxonMobil
Freescale Semiconductor
GE Technology Ventures
General Mills
Georgia Power Company
GlaxoSmithKline
Google 
Hewlett-Packard
Honeywell
Hydro-Quebec 
IBM Corporation
Intel
Intellectual Ventures 
John Deere 
Johns Hopkins 
Johnson & Johnson 
Kauffman Foundation
Kimberly-Clark
Mars Inc.
Merck & Co.
Microsoft
MIT 
Motorola Mobility
Motorola Solutions 
Neilsen
Nokia
Pacific Gas & Electric Company 
Pfizer
Philip Morris
Procter & Gamble
Rockwell Collins 
Sandia National Laboratories 
SAS 
Schlumberger 
Shire Pharmaceuticals
Stanford
Technicolor 
Textron 
The Nielsen Company 
Total 
United States Patent and Trademark Office 
United Technologies 
Visa Inc. 
Weyerhauser Company
and more!