Foley's 13th Annual IP Conference

06 October 2017 Chicago, IL Past Event

Forging Ahead: Strategies for the New Unknown

Location

University of Chicago Gleacher Center
6th Floor
450 N. Cityfront Plaza Dr.
Chicago, IL 60611

Contact Information

Delia Dai
ddai@foley.com

Agenda

8:45 a.m. - 4:45 p.m. Central

This conference is intended for in-house counsel and business executives. To respond, click here.

Executives across multiple industries face new challenges in developing and guarding their IP assets in the current business and legal landscape, while also preparing for a significant set of unknowns. These unknowns stem not only from the recent deluge of broad IP decisions, but also from the establishment of a new administration that has proposed multiple changes in business and trade regulations that are largely unprecedented.

Now is the time to become more informed, proactive, and adaptable in your IP strategy and management. Join your peers at the Foley’s 13th Annual IP Conference “Forging Ahead: Strategies for the New Unknown” for interactive discussions and practical insights to boost your strategic agility. This conference is a thought leadership forum for IP, legal, and business leaders on IP development, protection, litigation, and transactions.

The conference will feature Honorable Ruben Castillo, Chief Judge, and Honorable John Z. Lee, Judge, both of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Honorable Jeff Kaplan, Judge (Retired) of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas, as well as speakers from:

Acushnet Company Catalent Pharma Solutions Cvent, Inc. Eli Lilly and Company
FTI Consulting GOJO Industries, Inc. Google Inc. Groupon, Inc.
Hulu LLC Ingredion Incorporated Knowles Corporation Meritor, Inc.
Mondelēz International, Inc. Newell Brands, Inc. Raytheon Company Sarepta Therapeutics Inc.
Starbucks Corporation TEAMS Design USA, Inc. Ulta Beauty, Inc. United Airlines, Inc.
 Uber Technologies, Inc. Verizon Communications, Inc. Zynga Inc.

Topics include:

  • An overview of the latest SCOTUS/CAFC/PTAB decisions and their impact;
  • Strategic management of IP portfolios;
  • Review of best practices for trade secret protection one year into the DTSA;
  • Evaluating the practical and economical value of design rights;
  • A panel of General Counsel from diverse industries providing high-level view of current IP risks and opportunities;
  • A panel of District Court Judges commenting on recent IP decisions and best practices for IP litigation and settlement/mediation

If you are interested in attending this Conference, please click here to respond. For more information, please contact Delia Dai at ddai@foley.com. Please note that when your registration is confirmed, we will contact you by email.

CLE

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 6.0 General credit hour. Foley & Lardner LLP is a State Bar of California MCLE approved provider. Certificates of attendance will be distributed to eligible participants approximately eight weeks after the program via email.

Important Information for New York Attorneys
This program is appropriate for experienced attorneys only.


Presentation and Materials

8:00 am - 8:45 am Registration and Breakfast
8:45 am – 9:00 am Welcome/Opening Remarks
9:00 am - 10:00 am Design Rights – What Are They Really Worth? 
10:00 am – 11:00 am Balancing IP Strategies Against Real World Issues
11:00 am – 11:15 am Break
11:15 am – 12:15 pm Are Trade Secrets The Next Frontier?
12:15 pm – 1:15 pm Networking Lunch
1:15 pm – 2:15 pm General Counsel Speak! Managing Risks and Opportunities in the Midst of Turbulence
2:15 pm – 3:15 pm Are IP Cases No Longer Special? — Cases to watch at SCOTUS, CAFC, DC, and PTAB
3:15 pm – 3:30 pm Break
3:30 pm – 4:40 pm Views From The Bench — Judge’s Panel
4:40 pm – 4:45 pm Closing Remarks
4:45 pm – 6:00 pm Reception

Judges from the U.S. District Court

Honorable Ruben Castillo, Chief Judge, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
Honorable John Z. Lee
, Judge, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
Honorable Jeff Kaplan,
Judge (Retired), U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas

Confirmed Speakers

Randy K. Chang, Senior Patent Counsel, Acushnet Company
Elizabeth Pietrowski, Assistant General Counsel, IP, Catalent Pharma Solutions
Larry Samuelson, Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary, Cvent, Inc.
Tonya Combs
, Senior Director - General Patent Counsel, Lilly BioMedicines, Eli Lilly and Company
Carrie Distler, Senior Managing Director, FTI Consulting, Inc.
Jason Fokens, Global IP Legal Director, GOJO Industries, Inc.
John LaBarre, Head of Patent Transactions, Google Inc.
Lauren Schwartz, Senior Counsel, Litigation, Groupon, Inc.
Erin Greenfield Mehta, Counsel, Litigation & Patents, Hulu LLC
Christine Castellano, Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary and Chief Compliance, Officer, Ingredion Incorporated
Thomas Jackson, Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, Knowles Corporation
April Miller Boise, Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Meritor, Inc. 
Melissa Harrup, Chief Counsel, Intellectual Property, Mondelēz International, Inc.
Matthew Goodwin, Chief IP Counsel, Newell brands, Inc.
Tanuja Garde, Vice President, Intellectual Property & Licensing, Raytheon Company
Chris Verni, Vice President and Chief IP Counsel, Sarepta Therapeutics Inc.
Phyllis Turner-Brim, Vice President and Assistant General Counsel, Intellectual Property & Tech, Starbucks Corporation
Paul Hatch, CEO, TEAMS Design USA, Inc.
Jodi Caro, General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer & Corporate Secretary, Ulta Beauty, Inc.
Mike Henning
, Assistant General Counsel of Litigation and Intellectual Property, United Airlines, Inc.
John Mulgrew, Global Head of IP, Uber Technologies, Inc.
Neer Gupta, Associate General Counsel, IP, Verizon Communications, Inc.
Robert McHenry
, Associate General Counsel, Commercial & Litigation, Zynga, Inc.

About FTI Consulting

FTI Consulting, Inc. is a global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations manage change, mitigate risk and resolve disputes: financial, legal, operational, political & regulatory, reputational and transactional. With more than 4,700 employees located in 29 countries, FTI Consulting professionals work closely with clients to anticipate, illuminate and overcome complex business challenges and make the most of opportunities. The Company generated $1.81 billion in revenues during fiscal year 2016. For more information, visit www.fticonsulting.com and connect with us on Twitter (@FTIConsulting), Facebook and LinkedIn.

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Foley's 13th Annual IP Conference

Location

University of Chicago Gleacher Center
6th Floor
450 N. Cityfront Plaza Dr.
Chicago, IL 60611

Contact Information

Delia Dai
ddai@foley.com

Agenda

8:45 a.m. - 4:45 p.m. Central