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Measuring and Improving the Attorney-Client Relationship: Ideas for In-house and Outside Counsel

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As the strength of US patents has waned over the past decade, more and more companies are seeking higher quality patents from their outside counsel.  This has prompted In-house counsel to think about how to measure the performance of their outside counsel and use this to determine the winners and losers.  This presentation will examine why it is difficult to measure outside counsel performance, provide a framework for evaluating outside counsel performance, discuss specific performance metrics, and discuss best practices for outside counsel to improve their relationships with clients and grow their business.

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Thursday, December 6, 2018

12:00 PM EST, 9:00 AM PST

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Assistant General Counsel of Intellectual Property, Analog Devices, Inc. 

Benjamin Brown is the Assistant General Counsel of Intellectual Property for Analog Devices, Inc., where he handles Analog's worldwide Intellectual Property matters, including portfolio management, patent procurement, IP strategy, trade secret protection, copyright, trademark, and mask work registration. He also handles a number of Analog's licensing and IP agreements and assist on M&A deals. In addition, he oversee various litigious and contentious matters for Analog, which can involve IP or be general in nature, and directly supports the legal needs of Analog's CTO and his staff including Analog's advanced R&D initiatives, strategic investments, and sponsored research at Universities around the world. In addition, his work at Analog Devices involves managing outside law firms, interfacing with customers, suppliers, Universities, and business units, as well as educating and helping Analog's employees with legal matters.

Benjamin Brown

Benjamin Brown

Assistant General Counsel of Intellectual Property, Analog Devices, Inc. Founder, Top 300 IP Strategist

Gene Quinn is a US Patent Attorney, Editor and a leading commentator on patent law and innovation policy.  He is the Founder and Editor of, which he founded in 1999. Gene writes about patent law, patent and innovation policy, proposed legislation, rule making, software patents and more.  In 2014, Mr. Quinn was names one of the top 50 most influential people in IP by Managing IP Magazine.  And in both 2017 and 2018, he has been recognized by IAM Magazine as one of the top IP strategists in the world. Regarded as an expert on software patentability and U.S. patent procedure, Mr. Quinn regularly advises attorneys and clients on patent matters, litigation strategy and appeals.

Gene Quinn 

Gene Quinn

IPWatchdog Founder, Top 300 IP Strategist 

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