Agenda IIPLA 2nd Annual Meeting 2017 Silicon Valley


Day 1 (09.Oct.2017)

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Registration

9:00 AM - 9:10 AM

Welcome Note


Masoud Vakili, IIPLA

Co-Founder IIPLA

USA

9: 10 AM- 9: 30 AM

Planery Session

Matthew H. Jacobs, Black Duck Software, Inc.

Vice President & General Counsel

USA

Open source software from a copyright compliance and security

9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Session 1: Pushing the Boundaries: Filing Strategies for an Increasingly Complex and International World

Frederic Thiel, Kilburn & Strode LLP

Senior Patent Attorney

UK

Alex Butler, Bloomberg BNA

VP and General Manager

USA

Wayne Sobon, Juul Labs, Inc.

Vice President Intellectual Property

USA

10:45 AM - 11:15 AM

Morning Break

11:15 AM - 12:30 PM

Session 2: Analysis and Searching of Patent : Problems and Viable Solutions


Moderator:


Albert Keyack, EPO

EPO Attache to the United States

USA

Michelle Craig, nLIGHT Inc.

Patent Counsel

USA

Masoud Vakili, IIPLA

Co-Founder IIPLA
USA

12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

Session 3: Licensing SEPs on FRAND Terms In US

Moderator:


James Ragon, NAGRA

Director of Intellectual Property

USA

Chris James, Google

Patent Counsel

USA

Fergal Clarke, Lenovo

Director, IP Business Analysis
USA

1:45 PM - 2:45 PM

Lunch Break

2:45 PM - 4:00 PM

Session 4: IP Management - A crucial part of Corporate Strategy

Moderator:



Christopher Grewe, Associate General Counsel

The Climate Corporation

USA

Damon C. Matteo, CEO

Fulcrum Strategy

USA

Keith Bergelt, CEO

Open Invention Network

USA

Benefits of collaborative patent pools under the licensing element of the program.

Priya Venkat, General Counsel

Edgewater Networks

USA

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Afternoon Break

4:30 PM - 5:45 PM

Session 5: Trademark & Copyright Enforcement In The Digital World


Moderator:



Frederic Thiel, Kilburn &

Strode LLP

Senior Patent Attorney

UK

Rashmi Chandra, Aetna, Inc.

Executive Director and Head Counsel Intellectual Property
USA

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Cocktail Reception & Networking Dinner

Day 2 ( 10.Oct.2017)

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM

Registration

9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Session 6: Patent litigation in US

Brian Buss, Nevium IP Solutions

Founding Principal

USA

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

Morning Break

10:45 AM - 12:00 PM

Session 7: Is IP a crucial leverage for start-ups ?

John Cabeca, USPTO

Director of the Silicon Valley United States Patent and Trademark Office
USA

12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Session 8: In house IP Practice and outsourcing of IP : how to evolve and win?

Moderator:



Keith Bergelt, CEO

Open Invention Network

USA

Annie Ying Wang, IP Counsel

Aruba Networks, Inc.

USA

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

Lunch Break

2:15 PM - 3:30 PM

Session 9: International Trademark issues





Moderator:

Cammie Phan, GE Digital

Senior IP Counsel

USA

Stephen Kampmeier, Intel Corporation

Registered In-House Counsel Trademarks & Brands Legal

USA

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Afternoon Break

4:00 PM - 5:15 PM

Session 10: Are Patents Under Attack? Licensing and Litigation Next Steps

Tim Hsieh, Russ August & Kabat

IP Litigation Attorney
USA

Pete Chon, ClearAccessIP

AI Product Manager
USA

5:15 PM - 5:45 PM

Closing Note



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Patent Counsel

USA