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The IP100 Executive ForumThe 2013 IP100 Executive Forum
February 11-12, 2013
Arizona Biltmore, Phoenix, AZ

Meeting Home Program Speakers Presentations and Executive Summary

The IP100 Program

The IP100™ is an exclusive, invitation-only event for senior IP management professionals from IP owner organizations.  Its aim is to provide best practices, problem-solving, and peer networking opportunities to its participants in the field of intellectual property management.  

The 2013 IP100™ Executive Form, to be held February 11-12 at the Arizona Biltmore in Phoenix, will address key issues on the minds of intellectual property professionals.


10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Registration Aztec Foyer
11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Welcoming Remarks & Introduction Gold
12:15 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.

Luncheon & Keynote Speaker

Teresa Stanek Rea
Acting Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property
Acting Director of the USPTO

Teresa Stanek Rea is Acting Director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. In this role since February 2013, she advises President Obama, the Secretary of Commerce, and the administration on intellectual property matters.

Ms. Rea directs an office that provides incentives to encourage technological advancement and helps businesses protect their investments, promote their goods and services, and safeguard against deception in the marketplace. 

Ms. Rea joined the USPTO in 2011 as Deputy Director. She is a leading attorney in the field of intellectual property with more than 25 years of legal experience and a past president of the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA). Before joining the USPTO, Ms. Rea was a partner in Crowell & Moring LLP’s Washington, D.C., office where she focused on intellectual property and dispute resolution related to pharmaceutical, biotechnology and other life science issues. Ms. Rea has experience in drafting infringement and validity opinions, as well as experience in interference and licensing matters.

Ms. Rea also worked for Ethyl Corporation from 1980 through 1984 and for patent boutique firm Burns, Doane, Swecker & Mathis in Alexandria, Va.

Ms. Rea is a member of many technical and legal associations and has been a frequent lecturer and publisher on patent topics including biotechnology, nanotechnology, licensing, technology transfer, patent practice, export control and interferences.

Ms. Rea received a Juris Doctor degree from Wayne State University and a Bachelor of Science degree in pharmacy from the University of Michigan.

1:45 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Transition to Panel 1 and Break
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

PANEL #1: Innovation and Open Innovation Impacts on the Business of IP Licensing

Moderator:  Paul A. Stewart, CLP
President & Chairman, Board of Governors
Certified Licensing Professionals, Inc.


  • Linda Beltz, Director, Technology Partnerships, Weyerhaeuser
  • Michael Cleare, Associate Vice Provost for Research & Executive Director, University of Pennsylvania
  • Sean Flanigan, Assistant Director, Technology Transfer and Business Enterprise, University of Ottawa
  • Cheryl Martin, Deputy Director for Commercialization, Advanced Research Projects Agency – Energy (ARPA-E)
  • Scott McDonald, General Counsel – IP, Mars Inc.
3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Networking Refreshment Break Gold Patio
6:00 p.m. Networking Reception and Dinner
Squaw Peak Terrace
Grand Ballroom


8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Networking Breakfast Gold
9:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. Welcome and Day One Recap Aztec
9:15 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.

PANEL #2: IP Strategy and Implications for IP Licensing

Moderator:  David R. Jarczyk, President & CEO, ktMINE


  • Valerie Camara, Managing Counsel, Merck
  • James Finnegan, Senior Vice President, Intellectual Property Strategy, Comcast
  • Nancy Hermanson, Senior Manager, Kimberly-Clark
  • Tatiana Moore, General Manager, Outbound Licensing, Microsoft
  • Charlotte Rutherford, Deputy General Counsel, Intellectual Property, Schlumberger
10:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Networking Refreshment Break Gold
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. PANEL #2 BREAK-OUT ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSIONS   Gold
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. OPEN SPACE TOPICS FOR ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSIONS            Gold
12:45 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Networking Luncheon
2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. WORKSHOP: Intellectual Property Strategy and Issues Throughout the Product Lifecycle

  • Cheryl Cejka, Director, Technology Commercialization,
    Battelle/Pacific Northwest National Lab
  • Anne Kelley, Associate General Counsel and Senior
    Director, Intellectual Property in the Supply Chain,
    Microsoft Corporation
  • Scott McDonald, General Counsel – IP, Mars Inc.
  • Tanya Moore, General Manager, Outbound Licensing, Microsoft Corporation
  • Pamela Passman, President & CEO, CREATe.org
  • Marc Schwartz, COO, Bob Mackie Designs
5:30 p.m. Networking Reception and Dinner Squaw Peak Terrace


8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Golf Outing (additional registration required)

The Arizona Biltmore Country Club, Adobe Course


11130 Sunrise Valley Drive, Suite 350 Reston, VA 20191 Phone: 703-234-4058 Fax: 703-435-4390