16th Annual IP Conference (Virtual): Knowing When and How to Pivot 2.0

16 October 2020 Virtual Conference Past Event

Location

Virtual Conference

Contact Information

Lauren Klippel
lklippel@foley.com

Agenda

9:30 a.m. - 11:35 a.m. CDT

This program is intended for in-house counsel and business executives.

Perhaps more than any other time in recent history, the current business, economic, and social climate calls for strategic agility and aptitude from those tasked with making difficult business decisions. Those skills are vital to continuing to nurture an organization’s innovation, brand power, and competitive position.

Join IP decision makers and general counsel to hear their insights on how to steer your organization’s IP strategy across treacherous waters. 

Agenda

 Time (CT)  Panel 
 9:30 - 9:35 a.m.  Welcome and Opening Remarks
 9:35 - 10: 35 a.m.  Panel 1
 10:35 - 11:35 a.m.  Panel 2

Adjusting to Disruption and Pivotal IP Developments for Leading Your Organization in 2021 and Beyond

Confirmed corporate speakers:

  • Marc Foodman, Senior Vice President, Intellectual Property, Aristocrat Technologies
  • Shayne O'Reilly, Associate General Counsel, IP Litigation, Facebook
  • Scott Thompson, General Counsel - Intellectual Property & Marketing Properties, Mars, Incorporated
  • Kim Reddick, Senior Counsel, Uber
  • Robert ("Rob") Glance, Senior Vice President and Managing Counsel, Wells Fargo

Foley moderator team:

  • Eric Sophir, Partner, Electronics
  • Kimberly Dodd, Partner, IP Litigation
  • Kathryn Parsons-Reponte, Associate, Technology Transactions & Outsourcing

General Counsel Speak on Leadership in Precarious Times

Our panel of General Counsel from diverse industries will share insights into leadership and maintaining their company’s IP strategy and competitive edge during the pandemic. The panelists will discuss lessons learned from remote working and issues of particular salience for IP-oriented companies, including cybersecurity. Budget reductions, privacy issues, and doing more with less are among the top issues for general counsel. Panelists will discuss balancing these challenges while striving to promote diversity and inclusion. In addition, the panel will address IP-specific trends observed over the past half-year.

Confirmed corporate speakers:

  • Mike Andrew, Senior Vice President and General Counsel, Enterprise Holdings
  • Jennifer Arasimowicz, Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Chief Administrative Officer, and Corporate Security, FuelCell Energy
  • Jason Carter, Vice President, General Counsel, Kite Pharma

Foley moderator team:

  • Laura Ganoza, Partner, Litigation
  • Paul Hunter, Partner, Electronics
  • Kiri Lee Sharon, Senior Counsel, Mechanical & Electromechanical Technologies

CLE Information

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 2.0 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. 

Insights

16th Annual IP Conference (Virtual): Knowing When and How to Pivot 2.0

Location

Virtual Conference

Contact Information

Lauren Klippel
lklippel@foley.com

Agenda

9:30 a.m. - 11:35 a.m. CDT