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The IP100 Executive ForumThe 2018 IP100® Executive Forum
February 15-16, 2018
Arizona Biltmore, Phoenix, AZ

IP Competitiveness in a Global Market

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Preliminary Program

*Please join us on Wednesday February 14th for our Welcome Reception at 6:00pm to kick off the start of the IP100 Executive Forum

Day 1 – February 15

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

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 16

Keynote:  Joseph Siino, President, Via Licensing Corporation

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