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CLP Exam Review One Day Course, Phoenix, AZ at 2018 AUTM Meeting
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CLP Exam Review One Day Course, Phoenix, AZ at 2018 AUTM Meeting

 Export to Your Calendar 2/18/2018
When: Sunday, February 18, 2018
8:00 am - 5:30 pm
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AUTM 2018 Annual Meeting, JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa
5350 East Marriott Dr.
Phoenix, Arizona  85054
United States
Contact: 703-234-4058

Online registration is available until: 2/17/2018
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Exam Details

CLP April Exam Window Review (2018 AUTM Meeting)

Taught by experienced CLP-certified LES members, the emphasis of this course is on the eight CLP domains, the practice exam questions, and the participants' results. The review also includes access to our Virtual Knowledge Community, providing another opportunity for participants to review the domains and to ask questions of the LES experts. Of those who have taken this review course and the exam, 80 percent have passed. Earning CLP credentials establishes credibility among your colleagues, shows that you understand and utilize the latest industry practices, recognizes your experience and qualifications, and demonstrates your commitment to professional development.

This Course Will Include the Following

  • Domain 1, Strategy
  • Domain 2, Intellectual Property Protection
  • Domain 3, Opportunity Assessment and Development
  • Domain 4, Valuation
  • Domain 5, Marketing
  • Domain 6, Agreement Development and Drafting
  • Domain 7, Negotiation
  • Domain 8, Agreement Management.

Who Should Attend

  • Patenting managers
  • Marketing managers
  • Valuation managers
  • IP law managers
  • Negotiation management
  • Intellectual asset management

Course Objectives

  • Comprehend conflicts of interest, such as those arising from an attorney's' representation of an organization
  • Learn about litigation conduct truthfulness in statements to others
  • Understand attorneys' confidentiality obligations to their clients

One-Day Course, February 18

  • 8:00 am - 8:15 am - Introduction to Exam
  • 8:15 am - 9:15 am - Domain 1, Strategy
  • 9:15 am - 10:00 am - Domain 2, Intellectual Property Protection
  • 10:00 am - 10:15 am - Break
  • 10:15 am - 11:00 am - Domain 2, Intellectual Property Protection
  • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm - Domain 3, Opportunity Assessment and Development
  • 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm - Lunch
  • 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm - Domain 4, Valuation/Domain 5, Marketing
  • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm - Domain 7, Negotiation
  • 3:00 pm - 3:15 pm - Break
  • 3:15 pm - 4:15 pm - Domain 6, Agreement Development and Drafting
  • 4:15 pm - 4:45 pm - Domain 8, Agreement Management
  • 4:45 pm - 5:00 pm - Course Wrap-up

CLE Information

Total Minutes: 450 minutes

7.5 CLE credits for 60 minute CLE hours*

9 CLE credits for 50 minute CLE hours*

*Note: LES is an approved MCLE/CLE provider by the State Bars of California and Pennsylvania. LES applies to additional states when possible.


Bob Held is the president of Held Intellectual Property, LLC, and recently worked for TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (TCS) in Annapolis, Maryland as the vice president, Intellectual Asset Management, responsible for the strategic management and monetization of TCS’s IP portfolio. All assets of TCS were acquired in February 2016. Immediately prior to joining TCS, Held worked for Northrop Grumman Corporation, Electronic Systems Sector from 2003-2011 as the director of the Intellectual Property & Strategic Technology Agreements business unit; and from 1998-2003 he worked at the IP firm British Technology Group (BTG) International. Held has been active in LES (U.S.A. & Canada) since 1998 having served in a variety of roles and has been a Certified Licensing Professional (CLP) since 2008.

Krista F. Holt is the president and CEO of GreatBridge Consulting, Inc. She testifies at trial in patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, false advertising, antitrust, and breach of contract cases on analyses of lost profits, price erosion, domestic industry, determination of reasonable royalties, accounting of defendant’s profits, intellectual property valuations, marketing, and patent and trademark surveys. Holt provides testimony on economic, valuation, marketing, survey and licensing matters in intellectual property disputes before federal and state courts, the Court of Federal Claims and the International Trade Commission, as well as in mediation and arbitration matters.

Matthew McNeill is chief innovation officer, VP of IP, Technology & Strategic Alliances at RiteHite. McNeill has overall responsibility for innovation and intellectual property, including the licensing function, which has historically concentrated on in-licensing. He is also concentrated on business development through seeking and acquiring technology for the company. This can range from strategic supply agreements, to joint development, to IP licensing, to joint ventures to IP or corporate acquisition. McNeill has also led business development efforts in emerging technology space in which “ultra-patents” (beyond patent) strategies had to be employed to secure sustainable competitive advantage. He has an undergraduate degree in Physics (Texas A&M) and a law degree (Boston College).