For Greater Good or Evil? – Reaching Out to Fight NPEs

13 April 2010 Past Event
  • Fending off Non-Practicing-Entities (NPEs; sometimes referred to as “trolls”) has become extremely costly for Japanese businesses
  • This session discusses measures to counter NPEs, such as joint defense groups, joint licensing groups, venue transfer, and compulsory licensing

Speakers include:

  • Pavan K. Agarwal, Partner and Vice-Chair, Intellectual Property Department
  • Etsuo Doi, Partner, Electronics and Co-Manager, Foley's Tokyo office
  • Jon W. Dudas, former Director of USPTO and Partner, IP Litigation
  • Matthew B. Lowrie, Partner, IP Litigation Practice


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