CLP Exam Review Course
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.
Of those who have attended this review course, eighty percent passed the CLP exam. 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. 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.
Who Should Attend
- Patenting managers
- Marketing managers
- Valuation managers
- IP law managers
- Negotiation management
- Intellectual asset management
- 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, October 26
- 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
$695.00 for LES 2017 Annual Meeting Registrants
$995.00 for non-registrants (member and non-member rate)
Tom Major is an expert at exploitation of intellectual property. Assisting IP owners in maximizing their financial return including Individuals, small and large companies. Extensive experience in patent brokerage, patent assertion, licensing transactions and negotiations. Completed over 200 transactions in all types of technologies including semiconductors, gene patents, e-commerce, wireless, software, mining devices, biotech etc. Managed reverse engineering projects, claims chart creation, patent assertion, litigation and settlement negotiations. Able to find win-win situations in most instances. He has 25+ years of experience in IP transactions as a Vice President of IP at Honeywell, Allied Signal, and IPValue. He was Director of Technology Transfer at the University of Utah. Mr. Major was recently selected to the World’s Leading IP Strategists list by Intellectual Asset Management (IAM).
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).
Mark Peterson is the Chief Executive Officer and founder of Robinwood Consulting. He has over 32 years of experience in the calculation of damages in litigation and over 30 years of experience in the valuation of intellectual property. Mark has testified on bankruptcy issues, commodities fraud issues, legal and accounting malpractice issues, lost profits damages, breach of contract damages, irreparable harm, unjust enrichment damages, and reasonable royalty damages including numerous standard essential patent matters.Mark has experience in a wide range of industries including among others, automotive, biotechnology, chemical, computer software, defense, electronics,furniture, footwear, gaming, law enforcement, marine, medical supply, metal forming, nanotechnology, optical, pharmaceutical, recreational products,telecommunications and heavy equipment manufacturing, among others.
Mark has made presentations to the Wisconsin Intellectual Property Association on “The Role Of The Accountant In Litigation,” the Practicing Law
Institute on “The Economic Evaluation Of Trade Secrets,” “Economic Modeling Of Patent Damages,” and “Technology Pricing In Joint Ventures” the Pacific Intellectual Property And Trade Forum on “Technology and Trade Secret Pricing,” as well as numerous presentations to the Licensing Executives Society and the Association of University Technology Managers on technology pricing, damages in intellectual property litigation, as well as licensing industry standards. In 2002, Mark wrote the valuation and negotiation sections of the Licensing Executive Society’s Fundamentals of Intellectual Asset Management seminar and in 2003 wrote the valuation portion of the Intermediate Intellectual Asset Management seminar. Mark has taught both courses numerous times since 2003. He has also been an active teacher of the review course for the Certified Licensing Professional examination.
Jeff Whittle currently serves as Chairman and President of LES. Prior to this position, he service as President-Elect and chaired the Finance and Audit Committee for LES. Jeff also has been responsible for Education on the Board of Trustees of LES (USA & Canada), an instructor for the Education Committee, and an International Delegate to and Co-Chair of the Education Committee for LES International. Jeff also served as Sponsorship Trustee for LES (USA & Canada) (2011- 2012), Houston Chapter Board Member (2009-1010), and Houston Chapter President (2007-2008). He is a Certified Licensing Professional (CLP) and a frequent speaker and author, nationally and internationally, on various licensing/technology topics.
Jeff practices law as an Intellectual Property and Technology attorney with the international law firm of Hogan Lovells US, LLP, where he is a partner. He is listed in Chambers USA America's Leading Lawyers for Business, Intellectual Property; Legal 500 Patent Prosecution: Litigation and Design Patents/ Technology: Transactions; IAM Licensing 250: The World's Leading Patent & Technology Licensing Lawyers; IAM Patent 1000: The World's Leading Patent Practitioners; Best Lawyers in America; and World Intellectual Property Review Leaders.
Jeff also is a graduate of Vanderbilt University (BEEE) and Wake Forest University (MBA, JD), is a former member of the Board of Visitors for Wake Forest University School of Law, and is licensed to practice law in Texas, New York, Florida, and North Carolina, before the USPTO, and before numerous federal district and appellate courts, including the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals and U.S. Supreme Court.
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.
Learn more about the CLP Exam requirements and testing windows.