Chief IP counsel, senior counsel, IP litigators, patent prosecutors, venture capitalists, and start-ups will converge to facilitate interactive discussions and establish strategic alliances relative to the future of IP protections and entrepreneurship.
On Wednesday, April 18 at 2:30 p.m., Foley will present "Is Litigation Getting Tougher in Certain Venues?" This panel will discuss challenges that companies are facing in various districts around discovery and transfer issues ─ what’s working and what’s not, joint defense considerations, whether AIA has changed litigation in certain districts, as well as practical approaches to add more value to your IP strategy. Join Foley and other industry leaders to find out how companies are dealing with these multi-faceted challenges.
At 5:10 p.m., Foley will present “Build vs. Buy: High-Level Techniques for Creating an IP Portfolio that Drives Success in Today’s Volatile Market." Companies face increased challenges in developing a comprehensive patent strategy that defuses threats to their overall livelihood. Contributing to this volatile climate is the emergence of relatively robust secondary market for patents and patent portfolios and the implications of AIA relative to the viability of your IP assets. Join us to address key elements of how IP strategy can be used to achieve your business objectives in today’s changing market.