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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

Program

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?

Panelists:
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.

Adjourn

6:00 p.m.

LES Annual Meeting Welcome Reception

7:30 p.m.

IP100 Dinner at Intercontinental Hotel