User-Driven IP 4.0: High Stakes. High Rewards.

22 October 2012 New York, NY Past Event

Location

Sentry Center
730 3rd Avenue
New York, NY 10017

Contact Information

Jennifer Hoganson
jhoganson@foley.com

Agenda

Registration and Breakfast
8:15 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.

Conference
8:45 a.m. – 5:40 p.m.

Reception
5:45 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

As the innovation life cycle shrinks and market demands escalate, companies face increased challenges to keep apace while maintaining control of their valuable IP assets. Foley invites you to our eighth annual complimentary IP conference—offered exclusively to in-house counsel and business leaders—in a forum designed for thought-leadership and development of solutions for managing IP issues in a user-driven business culture.

Key Reasons You Should Attend

  • Join more than 100 corporate IP and business executives for interactive discussions
  • Exchange insights with your peers and leave with strategies and protocols that can be implemented
  • Earn 6.5 CLE credits

Specific topics to be addressed include: 

  • Models for Innovation – A View From the Trenches
  • Topics to Consider When Your Company Friends Social Media
  • Wireless Delivery and IP Issues in the Cloud
  • Managing the New Face of IP 
  • From a Judge's Perspective: Handling IP Cases From Discovery to Settlement/Trial

Featuring a fireside chat with Richard Rainey, Executive Counsel, IP Litigation, General Electric, on managing global IP litigation.

Breakout Sessions

  • Aesthetic Functionality – Practical Considerations for IP Owners 
  • AIA Update and Implementation of New Strategies

Confirmed Speakers

  • Sharon R. Barner, Vice President and General Counsel, Cummins Inc. 
  • Michael Bishop, General Counsel, AT&T Intellectual Property Corp. 
  • James G. Coplit, Senior Counsel – Intellectual Property/Information Technology, MetLife, Inc.
  • Kevin Cranman, General Counsel, Ericsson Television Inc.
  • Alyssa Harvey Dawson, Vice President Legal – Global IP, Harman International 
  • Randall W. Fieldhack, Assistant General Counsel, Kimberly-Clark Corporation 
  • Ted Gizewski, Assistant General Counsel, Microsoft Corporation 
  • Scott Hackwelder, Corporate Counsel – IP, Cummins, Inc. 
  • Clinton Hallman, Chief Counsel, Patents, Kraft Foods Group 
  • Fawn M. Horvath, Senior Counsel, Macy’s, Inc. 
  • Karen Gale Kaiser, Chief Intellectual Property Counsel, Ingredion 
  • Linda L. Kleinman, Esq., Deputy General Counsel, Southeast Toyota Finance 
  • Kristen S. Knecht, Assistant General Counsel Trademarks, Nike, Inc.
  • Elana Matt, Senior Corporate Counsel – Patent Litigation, T-Mobile USA, Inc.
  • Carol Morita, Associate General Counsel, Jim Beam Brands Co.
  • Nicole Morris, Patent Counsel, The Coca-Cola Company
  • Laura Protzmann, Senior Counsel – Marketing, Unilever United States, Inc.
  • Richard Rainey, Executive Counsel, IP Litigation, General Electric
  • Jeremy Roe, Associate General Counsel, Anheuser-Busch Companies, LLC
  • Renee Rymarz, Senior Counsel, Patents, Kraft Foods Group
  • Melissa Scanlan, Director of Business and Corporate Litigation, T-Mobile USA, Inc.
  • Vanessa J. Cooper Soman, Vice President and Associate Counsel, Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc.
  • David Strauss, Vice President – Head Marketing Group Counsel and Head IP Counsel, Experian
  • Tricia McDermott Thompkins, Chief Intellectual Property and Licensing Counsel, Perry Ellis International, Inc.
  • Julius Towers, Chief Home Care and Hill's Trademark Counsel, Colgate-Palmolive Company
  • Ernest Tucket, General Counsel, DuPont Canada
  • Wilson White, Litigation Counsel, Google, Inc.  

Foley Speakers

  • Scott D. Anderson, Partner, Mechanical & Electromechanical Technologies Practice
  • Pavan K. Agarwal, Chair, IP Department
  • Andrew Baum, Partner, Trademark, Copyright & Advertising Practice
  • Gina A. Bibby, Associate, IP Litigation Practice
  • Courtenay C. Brinckerhoff, Partner, Chemical, Biotechnology & Pharmaceutical Practice
  • James C. Chapman, Partner, Private Equity & Venture Capital Practice
  • Ary Chang, Associate, IP Litigation Practice
  • James C. De Vellis, Senior Counsel, Electronics Practice
  • Jeanne M. Gills, Vice Chair, IP Department and Conference Co-Chair
  • Linda E.B. Hansen, Partner, IP Litigation Practice
  • Michael R. Houston, Senior Counsel, IP Litigation Practice
  • Toni Y. Hickey, Senior Counsel, Trademark, Copyright & Advertising Practice
  • Matthew A. Karlyn, Partner, Information Technology & Outsourcing Practice
  • Mark Kassel, Chair, Chemical, Biotechnology & Pharmaceutical Practice and Conference Co-Chair
  • Debra A. Lange, Associate, IP Litigation Practice
  • John D. Lanza, Partner, Electronics Practice
  • Richard J. McKenna, Partner, Trademark, Copyright & Advertising Practice
  • Jonathan E. Moskin, Partner, IP Litigation Practice and Conference Co-Chair
  • Britton Payne, Associate, IP Litigation Practice
  • Matthew A. Smith, Partner, IP Litigation Practice
  • Aaron K. Tantleff, Senior Counsel, Information Technology & Outsourcing Practice
  • Kelly M. Weiner, Associate, Trademark, Copyright & Advertising Practice
  • Robert S. Weisbein, Partner, IP Litigation Practice

This conference is complimentary for in-house counsel guests of Foley, but advanced registration is required. 

Foley & Lardner LLP will apply for CLE credit after the program, wherever applicable. Foley & Lardner LLP certifies that this activity has been approved for California MCLE credits by the State Bar of California in the amount of 6.5 General credits. Foley & Lardner LLP is a State Bar of California MCLE approved provider. Please note that participants must be in attendance on the date of the event; credit may not be obtained by viewing and/or listening to a program recording after the event.

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User-Driven IP 4.0: High Stakes. High Rewards.

Location

Sentry Center
730 3rd Avenue
New York, NY 10017

Contact Information

Jennifer Hoganson
jhoganson@foley.com

Agenda

Registration and Breakfast
8:15 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.

Conference
8:45 a.m. – 5:40 p.m.

Reception
5:45 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.