September 11-13, 2022
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IPWatchdog's 2nd LIVE Annual Meeting

IPWatchdog LIVE 2022

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12:00 PM CST

Texas Foyer
Registration

Registration

Join us for registration, networking with light fare and hors d’oeuvres.

IPWatchdog
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Join us for registration, networking with light fare and hors d’oeuvres.

Renaissance Dallas Richardson, 900 E Lookout Dr, Richardson, TX 75082

2:00 PM CST

Welcome to Texas

Welcome to IPWatchdog LIVE 2022, our second annual meeting! Join Gene Quinn (IPWatchdog founder & CEO) and Hope Shimabuku (Director of the USPTO Texas Regional Office) for a welcome to Texas!

Hope Shimabuku Hope Shimabuku
Gene Quinn
Add to Calendar 09/11/2022 2:00 PM 09/11/2022 3:00 PM America/Chicago Welcome to Texas

Welcome to IPWatchdog LIVE 2022, our second annual meeting! Join Gene Quinn (IPWatchdog founder & CEO) and Hope Shimabuku (Director of the USPTO Texas Regional Office) for a welcome to Texas!

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2:30 PM CST

Litigating in Texas: A Judges’ Perspective

This conversation will be off-the-record.

Hon. Randall R. Rader
Hon. David Folsom Hon. David Folsom
Judge Ryan T. Holte Hon. Ryan T. Holte
Judge Sean Jordan, U.S. District Court Judge, Eastern District of Texas Hon. Sean D. Jordan
Judge Alan D. Albright Hon. Alan D. Albright
Add to Calendar 09/11/2022 2:30 PM 09/11/2022 3:30 PM America/Chicago Litigating in Texas: A Judges’ Perspective

This conversation will be off-the-record.

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3:30 PM CST

Networking Break

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4:00 PM CST

The Global IP Landscape

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Global IP index is a comprehensive ranking of more than 50 of the world’s economies based on intellectual property climate. Once dominate in the patent rankings, the rest of the world has caught up to the United States, as many countries understand the importance of providing strong patent protections. Despite stiff competition regarding patents,…

Patrick Kilbride Patrick Kilbride
Joe Doyle
John Mulgrew
Add to Calendar 09/11/2022 4:00 PM 09/11/2022 5:00 PM America/Chicago The Global IP Landscape

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Global IP index is a comprehensive ranking of more than 50 of the world’s economies based on intellectual property climate. Once dominate in the patent rankings, the rest of the world has caught up to the United States, as many countries understand the importance of providing strong patent protections. Despite stiff competition regarding patents,…

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5:00 PM CST

Gaming the Patent Litigation System: Value, Venue, Verdicts & Villains

It has been an interesting 12-24 months for the patent litigation system, to say the least. Once upon a time inside the beltway the topic of bad actors was dominated by talk of patent trolls, but with the return of so-called mega-verdicts (i.e., those in excess of $1 billion), the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) has taken center stage…

Meredith Addy
Kimberly Schmitt Kimberly Schmitt
Scott McKeown Scott McKeown
Nicholas Matich
Add to Calendar 09/11/2022 5:00 PM 09/11/2022 6:00 PM America/Chicago Gaming the Patent Litigation System: Value, Venue, Verdicts & Villains

It has been an interesting 12-24 months for the patent litigation system, to say the least. Once upon a time inside the beltway the topic of bad actors was dominated by talk of patent trolls, but with the return of so-called mega-verdicts (i.e., those in excess of $1 billion), the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) has taken center stage…

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6:00 PM CST

Networking Break

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6:30 PM CST

The Future of Monetization

The patent policy landscape in the United States has caused an uptick in interest in Europe and China in recent years. With the marketplace in flux many continue to take a fresh look at foreign markets and foreign patent portfolios and foreign strategies. Indeed, the changing landscape in America continues to alter business models and monetization strategies associated patents worldwide.…

Louis Carbonneau Louis Carbonneau
Marc Booth
Lillian Safran Shaked
Russell Binns
Add to Calendar 09/11/2022 6:30 PM 09/11/2022 7:30 PM America/Chicago The Future of Monetization

The patent policy landscape in the United States has caused an uptick in interest in Europe and China in recent years. With the marketplace in flux many continue to take a fresh look at foreign markets and foreign patent portfolios and foreign strategies. Indeed, the changing landscape in America continues to alter business models and monetization strategies associated patents worldwide.…

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7:30 PM CST

The Paul Michel Award for 2022

Recipient to be announced.

Renee C. Quinn
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Recipient to be announced.

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8:00 PM CST

Cocktail Party

Opening Reception

Opening Cocktail Reception: 8pm CT to 10pm CT.

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Opening Cocktail Reception: 8pm CT to 10pm CT.

Renaissance Dallas Richardson, 900 E Lookout Dr, Richardson, TX 75082

7:00 AM CST

Texas Foyer

Registration & Breakfast

Breakfast is sponsored by Munck Wilson Mandala.  

Michael Wilson
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Breakfast is sponsored by Munck Wilson Mandala.  

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8:00 AM CST

Breakout Session

Freedom to Operate: Best Practices for Modern Patent Risk Management

Patent infringement risk can cost companies hundreds of millions of dollars and carries with it the threat of triple damages in cases of willfulness. And while in recent history the possibility of large verdicts seemed unlikely, over the past year the industry has seen a sudden increase in billion-dollar mega-verdicts, some with willfulness enhancements. With an overabundance of data, new…

Jennifer Russell
Brent R. Bellows, Ph.D.
Add to Calendar 09/12/2022 8:00 AM 09/12/2022 9:00 AM America/Chicago Freedom to Operate: Best Practices for Modern Patent Risk Management

Patent infringement risk can cost companies hundreds of millions of dollars and carries with it the threat of triple damages in cases of willfulness. And while in recent history the possibility of large verdicts seemed unlikely, over the past year the industry has seen a sudden increase in billion-dollar mega-verdicts, some with willfulness enhancements. With an overabundance of data, new…

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8:00 AM CST

Breakout Session

Litigating Patents in Texas

Many had believed litigation of patent matters in Texas would be over after the Supreme Court decided TC Heartland. While some patent litigation has moved from the state, Texas courtrooms remain very active. This panel will explore the realities of litigating in all Texas districts, trends, and best practices.

Miranda Y. Jones
David G. Henry
Erick Robinson
Add to Calendar 09/12/2022 8:00 AM 09/12/2022 9:00 AM America/Chicago Litigating Patents in Texas

Many had believed litigation of patent matters in Texas would be over after the Supreme Court decided TC Heartland. While some patent litigation has moved from the state, Texas courtrooms remain very active. This panel will explore the realities of litigating in all Texas districts, trends, and best practices.

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9:00 AM CST

Texas Foyer
Networking

Networking Break

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9:30 AM CST

Breakout Session

Establishing, Maintaining and Aligning a Strategic Patent Program with Business Objectives

Join moderator Robert Leonard, partner with Volpe Koenig, in this conversation about how Chief Patent Counsel establish and maintain a strategic patent program that aligns with corporate business objectives. Joining Robert will be Brandon Bludau, Chief Patent Counsel for Capitol One, Randy Canis, Chief Patent Counsel for Cigna, and Sivon Kalminov, Director of Intellectual Property Division, Canon U.S.A., Inc.

Randy Canis Randy Canis
Sivon Kalminov
Robert Leonard
Brandon Bludau
Add to Calendar 09/12/2022 9:30 AM 09/12/2022 10:30 AM America/Chicago Establishing, Maintaining and Aligning a Strategic Patent Program with Business Objectives

Join moderator Robert Leonard, partner with Volpe Koenig, in this conversation about how Chief Patent Counsel establish and maintain a strategic patent program that aligns with corporate business objectives. Joining Robert will be Brandon Bludau, Chief Patent Counsel for Capitol One, Randy Canis, Chief Patent Counsel for Cigna, and Sivon Kalminov, Director of Intellectual Property Division, Canon U.S.A., Inc.

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9:30 AM CST

Breakout Session

Patent Funders: So Much More Patent Litigation Financing

Today many companies make the business decision to infringe patented technology instead of paying a royalty to license it—so called efficient infringement. The calculation is that it will ultimately be less expensive to ignore the patent rights of innovations than to take a license in an arm’s length negotiation. Over the last 15 years that calculus has largely proven correct,…

Anup Misra
Phil Hartstein
Katharine Wolanyk
Add to Calendar 09/12/2022 9:30 AM 09/12/2022 10:30 AM America/Chicago Patent Funders: So Much More Patent Litigation Financing

Today many companies make the business decision to infringe patented technology instead of paying a royalty to license it—so called efficient infringement. The calculation is that it will ultimately be less expensive to ignore the patent rights of innovations than to take a license in an arm’s length negotiation. Over the last 15 years that calculus has largely proven correct,…

Renaissance Dallas Richardson, 900 E Lookout Dr, Richardson, TX 75082

10:30 AM CST

Texas Foyer
Networking

Networking Break

This break is sponsored by Tangible IP.

Louis Carbonneau Louis Carbonneau
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This break is sponsored by Tangible IP.

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11:00 AM CST

Breakout Session

High Stakes Patent Litigation: The ITC vs. District Court

Patent owners are increasingly considering more complex strategies when pursuing implementers who refuse to take a license, or sometimes even refuse to enter into serious licensing discussions. A series of domestic filings at the United States International Trade Commission (ITC), as well as a companion district court cases does considerably increase leverage. But more is being contemplated by some patent…

Michael Renaud
Joshua Budwin
Evan Langdon
Add to Calendar 09/12/2022 11:00 AM 09/12/2022 12:00 PM America/Chicago High Stakes Patent Litigation: The ITC vs. District Court

Patent owners are increasingly considering more complex strategies when pursuing implementers who refuse to take a license, or sometimes even refuse to enter into serious licensing discussions. A series of domestic filings at the United States International Trade Commission (ITC), as well as a companion district court cases does considerably increase leverage. But more is being contemplated by some patent…

Renaissance Dallas Richardson, 900 E Lookout Dr, Richardson, TX 75082

11:00 AM CST

Breakout Session

Where Do We Go From Here on Patent Eligibility After American Axle?

The U.S. Supreme Court has now denied certiorari in American Axle v. Neapco Holdings, Inc., leaving it up to Congress and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) to restore any semblance of clarity on U.S. patent eligibility law for now. Many expected that the Court would grant the petition after the U.S. Solicitor General in May recommended granting review. The SG’s brief said…

Benjamin Cappel
Robert Ryan Robert Ryan
Wen Xie
USPTO Director Andrei Iancu. Photo credit Jay Premack/USPTO. Hon. Andrei Iancu
Add to Calendar 09/12/2022 11:00 AM 09/12/2022 12:00 PM America/Chicago Where Do We Go From Here on Patent Eligibility After American Axle?

The U.S. Supreme Court has now denied certiorari in American Axle v. Neapco Holdings, Inc., leaving it up to Congress and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) to restore any semblance of clarity on U.S. patent eligibility law for now. Many expected that the Court would grant the petition after the U.S. Solicitor General in May recommended granting review. The SG’s brief said…

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12:00 PM CST

Keynote

Lunch & Keynote

Keynote: Yen Florczak, Chief IP Counsel, 3M

Yen Florczak
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Keynote: Yen Florczak, Chief IP Counsel, 3M

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2:00 PM CST

Breakout Session

Politics, Policy and Legislation at the Intersection of Intellectual Property

With the 2022 mid-terms less than two months away, it appears that 118th Congress could look quite different. Who are the players behind the scenes that are shaping intellectual property policy in the 117th Congress, and are they expected to remain in the 118th Congress? What issues will be front and center when Congress returns in January and really starts…

Chris Israel
David Jones David Jones
Sherry Knowles
Bob Stoll Robert Stoll
Add to Calendar 09/12/2022 2:00 PM 09/12/2022 3:00 PM America/Chicago Politics, Policy and Legislation at the Intersection of Intellectual Property

With the 2022 mid-terms less than two months away, it appears that 118th Congress could look quite different. Who are the players behind the scenes that are shaping intellectual property policy in the 117th Congress, and are they expected to remain in the 118th Congress? What issues will be front and center when Congress returns in January and really starts…

Renaissance Dallas Richardson, 900 E Lookout Dr, Richardson, TX 75082

2:00 PM CST

Breakout Session

Thriving in a Global Marketplace: How SMEs, Unicorns and Startups Can and Should Leverage IP Rights

Once upon a time it would have been heresy to recommend that a high-tech company move forward with few, or no, patents or even patent applications. How times have changed. Some Unicorns (i.e., startups with valuations of over $1 Billion) have few patent assets at all, while many have 10 or fewer patent assets (i.e., issued patents plus pending applications).…

Ian McClure
Stephen Key Stephen Key
Joan Archer, Ph.D.
Efrat Kasznik Efrat Kasznik
Add to Calendar 09/12/2022 2:00 PM 09/12/2022 3:00 PM America/Chicago Thriving in a Global Marketplace: How SMEs, Unicorns and Startups Can and Should Leverage IP Rights

Once upon a time it would have been heresy to recommend that a high-tech company move forward with few, or no, patents or even patent applications. How times have changed. Some Unicorns (i.e., startups with valuations of over $1 Billion) have few patent assets at all, while many have 10 or fewer patent assets (i.e., issued patents plus pending applications).…

Renaissance Dallas Richardson, 900 E Lookout Dr, Richardson, TX 75082

2:00 PM CST

Breakout Session

The Changing Face of IPR Practice in the Biden Administration

With a new Director in place, and Fintiv denials likely a distant memory, what does the future hold for IPR Practice throughout the rest of the Biden Administration? Among other topics, our panel will take a look at what is currently happening with respect to institutions, and the use of reexamination by unsuccessful petitioners, as well as how IPR continues to…

Jim Carmichael James Carmichael
Christopher Lee Christopher Lee
Adam Gill
Add to Calendar 09/12/2022 2:00 PM 09/12/2022 3:00 PM America/Chicago The Changing Face of IPR Practice in the Biden Administration

With a new Director in place, and Fintiv denials likely a distant memory, what does the future hold for IPR Practice throughout the rest of the Biden Administration? Among other topics, our panel will take a look at what is currently happening with respect to institutions, and the use of reexamination by unsuccessful petitioners, as well as how IPR continues to…

Renaissance Dallas Richardson, 900 E Lookout Dr, Richardson, TX 75082

3:00 PM CST

Networking Break

IPWatchdog
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Renaissance Dallas Richardson, 900 E Lookout Dr, Richardson, TX 75082

3:30 PM CST

Breakout Session

Developing and Implementing a Brand Protection Strategy

Today, the role of a trademark professional is evolving from a primarily legal role to a broader brand protection management position, which requires new responsibilities and brings new challenges. Of course, the name of the game remains the same, which is to cultivate, harness and protect reputation, and quickly identify and stomp out reputational damages. In the digital age, where…

Beverly Shin Beverly Shin
Mark Leonard
Michelle P. Ciotola Michelle Ciotola
Add to Calendar 09/12/2022 3:30 PM 09/12/2022 4:30 PM America/Chicago Developing and Implementing a Brand Protection Strategy

Today, the role of a trademark professional is evolving from a primarily legal role to a broader brand protection management position, which requires new responsibilities and brings new challenges. Of course, the name of the game remains the same, which is to cultivate, harness and protect reputation, and quickly identify and stomp out reputational damages. In the digital age, where…

Renaissance Dallas Richardson, 900 E Lookout Dr, Richardson, TX 75082

3:30 PM CST

Breakout Session

AI and Drug Development: IP Implications for Protecting AI Discoveries

As with many industries, Artificial intelligence (AI) enabled solutions are revolutionizing every stage of the drug development process to accelerate it and improve its efficiency. As biopharmaceutical companies increasingly rely on AI, there is a real possibility that a drug substance, drug product, or a drug formulation soon will be invented by AI. If and when that happens, who owns…

Sharon Crane
Dina Blikshteyn Dina Blikshteyn
Anthony Prosser, Ph.D. Anthony R. Prosser, Ph.D.
Add to Calendar 09/12/2022 3:30 PM 09/12/2022 4:30 PM America/Chicago AI and Drug Development: IP Implications for Protecting AI Discoveries

As with many industries, Artificial intelligence (AI) enabled solutions are revolutionizing every stage of the drug development process to accelerate it and improve its efficiency. As biopharmaceutical companies increasingly rely on AI, there is a real possibility that a drug substance, drug product, or a drug formulation soon will be invented by AI. If and when that happens, who owns…

Renaissance Dallas Richardson, 900 E Lookout Dr, Richardson, TX 75082

3:30 PM CST

Breakout Session

Protecting Proprietary Information in a Digital World

Several years ago, a court found that a startup company providing life insurance quotes to consumers had created its database – the engine of its business – by taking data from an existing company that had built theirs from scratch. The new company didn’t break in and steal the whole thing. Instead, it used robotic software to “scrape” the information…

James Pooley
James Sheppard
Michael Wilson
Add to Calendar 09/12/2022 3:30 PM 09/12/2022 4:30 PM America/Chicago Protecting Proprietary Information in a Digital World

Several years ago, a court found that a startup company providing life insurance quotes to consumers had created its database – the engine of its business – by taking data from an existing company that had built theirs from scratch. The new company didn’t break in and steal the whole thing. Instead, it used robotic software to “scrape” the information…

Renaissance Dallas Richardson, 900 E Lookout Dr, Richardson, TX 75082

4:30 PM CST

Texas Foyer

Networking Break

IPWatchdog
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Renaissance Dallas Richardson, 900 E Lookout Dr, Richardson, TX 75082

5:00 PM CST

Breakout Session

NFTs and the Metaverse: At the Intersection of Cryptocurrency, Blockchain and IP

Blockchain is a form of distributed ledger technology, in which a secure, transparent, time stamped, and authenticated record of every transaction is created and reported to everyone on the blockchain platform.  The music streaming platform Spotify uses blockchain to match artists with license agreements and tracks. De Beers uses blockchain technology to securely track diamonds across the full value chain…

Dan Jasnow Dan Jasnow
Sarah Ring Sarah J. Ring
Julie Tolek
Add to Calendar 09/12/2022 5:00 PM 09/12/2022 6:00 PM America/Chicago NFTs and the Metaverse: At the Intersection of Cryptocurrency, Blockchain and IP

Blockchain is a form of distributed ledger technology, in which a secure, transparent, time stamped, and authenticated record of every transaction is created and reported to everyone on the blockchain platform.  The music streaming platform Spotify uses blockchain to match artists with license agreements and tracks. De Beers uses blockchain technology to securely track diamonds across the full value chain…

Renaissance Dallas Richardson, 900 E Lookout Dr, Richardson, TX 75082

5:00 PM CST

Breakout Session

The State of Technology Transfer in the Biden Administration

The Bayh-Dole Act is at the heart of technology transfer in America. The Bayh-Dole Act has empowered universities, small businesses, and nonprofits that have received federal grants to retain ownership of any patented inventions — and license those patents to private firms, who then turn promising ideas into real-life products that improve peoples’ lives. The public-private sector collaboration bolstered by…

Joseph Allen
Liz Sussex Elisabeth Sussex
Erik Iverson
Add to Calendar 09/12/2022 5:00 PM 09/12/2022 6:00 PM America/Chicago The State of Technology Transfer in the Biden Administration

The Bayh-Dole Act is at the heart of technology transfer in America. The Bayh-Dole Act has empowered universities, small businesses, and nonprofits that have received federal grants to retain ownership of any patented inventions — and license those patents to private firms, who then turn promising ideas into real-life products that improve peoples’ lives. The public-private sector collaboration bolstered by…

Renaissance Dallas Richardson, 900 E Lookout Dr, Richardson, TX 75082

5:00 PM CST

Breakout Session

The Great Resignation: What IP Law Firms Can & Should Do to Keep & Attract Talent

Rising inflation coupled with tight labor markets are creating a perfect storm for all business and law firms are no exception, including Intellectual Property firms. Even though many IP firms, particularly patent firms, pay a substantial premium for new and lateral hires when compared with the broader legal market, IP firms still must compete with the prevailing view that the…

Mona Qureshi-Hart
Add to Calendar 09/12/2022 5:00 PM 09/12/2022 6:00 PM America/Chicago The Great Resignation: What IP Law Firms Can & Should Do to Keep & Attract Talent

Rising inflation coupled with tight labor markets are creating a perfect storm for all business and law firms are no exception, including Intellectual Property firms. Even though many IP firms, particularly patent firms, pay a substantial premium for new and lateral hires when compared with the broader legal market, IP firms still must compete with the prevailing view that the…

Renaissance Dallas Richardson, 900 E Lookout Dr, Richardson, TX 75082

6:00 PM CST

Cocktail Reception

Cocktail Reception from 6pm to 8pm.

IPWatchdog
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Cocktail Reception from 6pm to 8pm.

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7:00 AM CST

Breakfast

This Breakfast is Sponsored by Haynes Boone.  

David McCombs
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This Breakfast is Sponsored by Haynes Boone.  

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8:30 AM CST

A C-Suite Roundtable– How Can (Or Should) IP Permeate the C-Suite?

How does one create a culture of creativity to spur innovation? While deciding what innovations needs protecting and how to combat the ever-growing threat of counterfeits and patent infringement? The Chief IP Counsel must run a department with employees that are often in different jurisdictions and from different cultural backgrounds and generations. What issues are these leaders focusing on as…

Carlo Cotrone
Leo White Leo White
Steven Geiszler
Joe Benz Joe Benz
Sanjana Mangalagiri Sanjana Mangalagiri
Add to Calendar 09/13/2022 8:30 AM 09/13/2022 9:30 AM America/Chicago A C-Suite Roundtable– How Can (Or Should) IP Permeate the C-Suite?

How does one create a culture of creativity to spur innovation? While deciding what innovations needs protecting and how to combat the ever-growing threat of counterfeits and patent infringement? The Chief IP Counsel must run a department with employees that are often in different jurisdictions and from different cultural backgrounds and generations. What issues are these leaders focusing on as…

Renaissance Dallas Richardson, 900 E Lookout Dr, Richardson, TX 75082

9:30 AM CST

Texas Foyer

Networking Break

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Renaissance Dallas Richardson, 900 E Lookout Dr, Richardson, TX 75082

10:00 AM CST

Breakout Session

Worldwide Litigation of SEPs: What the FRAND is Going on?

Without substantial investment by those who play the difficult role of innovator, there would be no standards. Of course, without technology implementers who roll out standards and cutting-edge technological advances to consumers, even the greatest advances would lay dormant and unused. How does one strike that proper balance? Numerous issues exist that prevent deals from being done, thereby forcing innovators…

Kent Baker
Carlos Aboim Carlos Aboim
Thomas Gniadek
Add to Calendar 09/13/2022 10:00 AM 09/13/2022 11:00 AM America/Chicago Worldwide Litigation of SEPs: What the FRAND is Going on?

Without substantial investment by those who play the difficult role of innovator, there would be no standards. Of course, without technology implementers who roll out standards and cutting-edge technological advances to consumers, even the greatest advances would lay dormant and unused. How does one strike that proper balance? Numerous issues exist that prevent deals from being done, thereby forcing innovators…

Renaissance Dallas Richardson, 900 E Lookout Dr, Richardson, TX 75082

10:00 AM CST

Breakout Session

IP Transactions– Getting the Deal Done

Brad Close
Daniel Papst Daniel Papst
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11:00 AM CST

Texas Foyer
Networking

Networking Break

IPWatchdog
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11:30 AM CST

Breakout Session

Dangerous Fakes: The Truth Behind Counterfeit Products

Counterfeit products are an enormous problem for businesses all over the world, from consumer goods, to software, to pharmaceuticals, counterfeits have become nearly ubiquitous. Counterfeiters easily (and conservatively) cost brand owners many hundreds of billions of dollars each year. Given the low risk of getting caught, high profit margins and often lackluster and uncoordinated enforcement regimes, fighting counterfeits is an…

Sabrina Keller Sabrina Keller
Kasie Brill Kasie Brill
Jayne Durden
Alaina van Horn
Add to Calendar 09/13/2022 11:30 AM 09/13/2022 12:30 PM America/Chicago Dangerous Fakes: The Truth Behind Counterfeit Products

Counterfeit products are an enormous problem for businesses all over the world, from consumer goods, to software, to pharmaceuticals, counterfeits have become nearly ubiquitous. Counterfeiters easily (and conservatively) cost brand owners many hundreds of billions of dollars each year. Given the low risk of getting caught, high profit margins and often lackluster and uncoordinated enforcement regimes, fighting counterfeits is an…

Renaissance Dallas Richardson, 900 E Lookout Dr, Richardson, TX 75082

11:30 AM CST

Breakout Session

Understanding the Unitary Patent and Unified Patent Court

Unitary Patents will make it possible to get patent protection in up to 25 EU Member States by submitting a single request to the EPO, making the procedure simpler and more cost effective for applicants. The Unified Patent Court (UPC) is an international court set up by participating EU Member States to deal with the infringement and validity of both…

Dr. Tobias Wuttke
Nobuchika Mamine
Add to Calendar 09/13/2022 11:30 AM 09/13/2022 12:30 PM America/Chicago Understanding the Unitary Patent and Unified Patent Court

Unitary Patents will make it possible to get patent protection in up to 25 EU Member States by submitting a single request to the EPO, making the procedure simpler and more cost effective for applicants. The Unified Patent Court (UPC) is an international court set up by participating EU Member States to deal with the infringement and validity of both…

Renaissance Dallas Richardson, 900 E Lookout Dr, Richardson, TX 75082

12:30 PM CST

Lunch & Keynote

IPWatchdog
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Renaissance Dallas Richardson, 900 E Lookout Dr, Richardson, TX 75082

2:30 PM CST

Breakout Session

A Holistic Approach to Anti-Counterfeiting: Targeted IP Enforcement Throughout the Supply Chain

The COVID-19 pandemic and its attendant shutdowns of many manufacturing and processing facilities created grave supply chain disruptions which led counterfeiters to exploit supply chain weaknesses. In short, broken supply chains and strong demand combined with limited capacities of law enforcement officials to intercept the counterfeit products reshaped the market for illicit products. With complex trade routes and increasingly sophisticated…

Melissa SIlverstein Melissa Silverstein
Kristina Montanaro Schrader Kristina Montanaro Schrader
Beth Jenior Elizabeth Jenior
Add to Calendar 09/13/2022 2:30 PM 09/13/2022 3:30 PM America/Chicago A Holistic Approach to Anti-Counterfeiting: Targeted IP Enforcement Throughout the Supply Chain

The COVID-19 pandemic and its attendant shutdowns of many manufacturing and processing facilities created grave supply chain disruptions which led counterfeiters to exploit supply chain weaknesses. In short, broken supply chains and strong demand combined with limited capacities of law enforcement officials to intercept the counterfeit products reshaped the market for illicit products. With complex trade routes and increasingly sophisticated…

Renaissance Dallas Richardson, 900 E Lookout Dr, Richardson, TX 75082

2:30 PM CST

Breakout Session

Capturing Innovation: The Role of IP Managers and In-House Counsel

The value of intangible assets has reached staggering levels. By some estimates, as much as 90% of S&P valuation is attributed to intangible assets. With this increase in intangible assets valuation, companies and employees have become mindful of the need to extract value wherever possible. Still, for a variety of reasons the role of IP Manager can be difficult, with…

Marlene Valderrama
Changhae Park
Eli Mazour Eli Mazour
Add to Calendar 09/13/2022 2:30 PM 09/13/2022 3:30 PM America/Chicago Capturing Innovation: The Role of IP Managers and In-House Counsel

The value of intangible assets has reached staggering levels. By some estimates, as much as 90% of S&P valuation is attributed to intangible assets. With this increase in intangible assets valuation, companies and employees have become mindful of the need to extract value wherever possible. Still, for a variety of reasons the role of IP Manager can be difficult, with…

Renaissance Dallas Richardson, 900 E Lookout Dr, Richardson, TX 75082

2:30 PM CST

Breakout Session

International Patent Litigation: Winning Outside the U.S.

Description forthcoming.

Dr. Tobias Wuttke
Add to Calendar 09/13/2022 2:30 PM 09/13/2022 3:30 PM America/Chicago International Patent Litigation: Winning Outside the U.S.

Description forthcoming.

Renaissance Dallas Richardson, 900 E Lookout Dr, Richardson, TX 75082

3:30 PM CST

Networking Break

IPWatchdog
Add to Calendar 09/13/2022 3:30 PM 09/13/2022 4:00 PM America/Chicago Networking Break

Renaissance Dallas Richardson, 900 E Lookout Dr, Richardson, TX 75082

4:00 PM CST

Predictions & Prognostications: Looking Forward to 2023

Join us as we wrap up IPWatchdog LIVE 2022 with IPWatchdog personalities and regular contributors. Moderated by Eileen McDermott, Editor-in-Chief of IPWatchdog.com, we will discuss the news and events to keep an eye on as 2022 comes to an end, and what the industry should be looking forward to in 2023.

Gene Quinn
Bruce Berman
James Pooley
Eli Mazour Eli Mazour
Joseph Allen
Wen Xie
Eileen McDermott
Add to Calendar 09/13/2022 4:00 PM 09/13/2022 5:00 PM America/Chicago Predictions & Prognostications: Looking Forward to 2023

Join us as we wrap up IPWatchdog LIVE 2022 with IPWatchdog personalities and regular contributors. Moderated by Eileen McDermott, Editor-in-Chief of IPWatchdog.com, we will discuss the news and events to keep an eye on as 2022 comes to an end, and what the industry should be looking forward to in 2023.

Renaissance Dallas Richardson, 900 E Lookout Dr, Richardson, TX 75082

5:00 PM CST

Closing Reception

Cocktail Reception from 5:00pm to 7:00pm.

IPWatchdog
Add to Calendar 09/13/2022 5:00 PM 09/13/2022 7:00 PM America/Chicago Closing Reception

Cocktail Reception from 5:00pm to 7:00pm.

Renaissance Dallas Richardson, 900 E Lookout Dr, Richardson, TX 75082
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