September 11-13, 2022
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Breakout Session

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

September 12, 2022 @ 2:00 PM CST

2:00 PM CT
September 12, 2022

Breakout Session

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

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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).

Should startups and SMEs pursue a path of protecting home-grown innovations with an aggressive patent protection plan? For what types of companies does an aggressive patent plan make sense today? When should management and investors examine their IP position and analyze their exposure? How does IP strategy impact the success of exit events, like an IPO or acquisition? How does IP strategy impact investment opportunities? These and other questions will be discussed by our panel of experts.



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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).…

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