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The 2010 September IP100 Executive Forum Program
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The IP100 Executive ForumThe 2010 IP100 Executive Forum
September 26, 2010
Sheraton Chicago

Meeting Home Program Speakers


11:30 a.m.

Welcome and Overview

12:00 p.m.

Luncheon with Keynote Speaker: Steve Levitt, Co-author, Freakonomics and SuperFreakonomics
The Innovation Economy – Why it Matters

2:00 p.m.

Hot Topic #4 Panel Discussion
Defining and re-defining Organizational Structure and Alignment To Support Deal Making

  • What's the structure of IP-related responsibilities across the Business? Where does your IP lead sit? And how do they get to consensus?
  • How do you ensure organizational alignment behind IP and Business objectives?
  • What are the pros and cons of the various organizational structures?
  • What's the best way to navigate those cultural and organizational dynamics that are either helping or hindering the process?

Paul Betten, Manager, Software and Nuclear Applications, Argonne National Laboratory
David Hetzel, Director of IP Transactions, Motorola
Chip Murray, Managing Director-Intellectual Assets & Licensing, DuPont
Martha Ries, Vice President, Boeing Intellectual Property Management
Additional panelists TBA

3:15 p.m.

Networking Break

3:30 p.m.

Roundtable Discussions on Hot Topic

4:30 p.m.

Roundtable Discussion on Selected Topic

5:15 p.m.


6:00 p.m.

LES Annual Meeting Welcome Reception

7:30 p.m.

IP100 Dinner at Intercontinental Hotel