Sunday, October 14
IP & Licensing Basics (Requires Additional Fee*)
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
This course provides a survey of the basics of intellectual property (IP) and licensing. It builds a practical understanding of core IP and licensing concepts from both the business and legal perspectives. This course, taught by both legal and business experts working as a team, is divided into five topics with examples, exercises and interaction between instructors and fellow students. Topics include: Introduction to IP; Basics of IP Commercialization & Licensing; Determining Reasonable License Fees & Royalty; Managing Risks; and a Licensing Case Study.
Charles Boulakia, Ridout & Maybee LLP
Dave Tyrrell, Vertex Intellectual Property Strategies Inc.
$195 Members & Non-Members
$125 University & Government
*Includes one year LES (USA & Canada) student membership.
Monday, October 15
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
LES is currently recruiting instructors for our IP & Licensing Basics course. To be eligible, you will need to take the IP & Licensing Basics course and attend this half-day Train-the-Trainer workshop.
No fee. Registration recommended.
Pre-Meeting Education Workshops
Sunday, October 14
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
As an additional benefit to our Annual Meeting attendees, LES is offering six free education workshops. The education sessions are mapped to the CLP domains and provide the most current information on the fundamental areas of licensing.
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Building Global Fences: IP Protection Strategies Around the World
(Mapped to CLP Domain II: Intellectual Property Protection)
Brian Kacedon, Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
Robert McInnes, DibbsBarker
Ray Wood, ZTE US
Ronald Courtney, Siemens AG
Finding the Gems: IP Assessment and Development
(Mapped to CLP Domain III: Opportunity Assessment and Development)
Sirnivas Raghavan, IYOUSE, Inc
Samir Raiyani, Dolcera
Joe Wyse, Wyse Innovations
Ken Zinda, Inspherion
Dancing on Shifting Sands: IP Valuation in 2012
(Mapped to CLP Domain IV: Valuation)
After this workshop, attendees should be able to perform valuations on IP and have a better understanding of other’s IP valuation reports. Specifically, the methods for determining the various inputs used during the valuation process will be made clear. The workshop will cover the identification of IP to be included in a valuation exercise, the various parameters necessary for an accurate IP valuation and the various techniques used to value IP. There will also be a case study. The workshop will be interactive, which will allow for a free exchange of ideas and concerns, and will ensure the greatest level of understanding among attendees.
David Drews, IPmetrics LLC
David Jarczyk, ktMINE
Dwight Olson, EXEN Technology Holdings
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
(Mapped to CLP Domain VI: Agreement Development and Drafting)
John T. Ramsay, Gowling Henderson (retired)
Avoiding Checkmate in the Game of Kings: Negotiating IP Agreements
(Mapped to CLP Domain VII: Negotiation)
Anne Culotta, Culotta Law Firm, PLLC
Brad DeSandro, DeSandro Law Group PLLC
Living with Your Deals: Value Impact and Recognition for Deals Well Done
(Mapped to CLP Domain VIII: Agreement Management)
You've closed a deal. Now what? Learn how to manage the post-agreement relationships and compliance, the process of managing intellectual assets, as well as how to measure the impact of the deal.
Tom Major, IPOfferings
Debbie Stewart, Invotex Group
Nick Soter, Anaqua
Limited seating is available. Pre-registration is recommended.
Earn CLE, CLP & CPE Credits
The 2012 Annual Meeting is eligible for up to 21 CLE and CLP credits and up to 24 CPE credits.
For more information regarding refund, complaint and/ or program cancellation policies, please contact LES at email@example.com or 703.836.3106.
Licensing Executives Society (U.S.A. and Canada), Inc. is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA), as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be addressed to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors, 150 Fourth Avenue North, Suite 700, Nashville, TN, 37219-2417. NASBA.org.