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2015 IP100 Executive Forum

March 9, 2015 @ 11:00 am - March 10, 2015 @ 9:00 pm



The IP100 Executive Forum is a unique and exclusive gathering of senior executives charged with the IP decision-making responsibilities within their organizations. The IP100 focuses on strategic issues related to IP business, including IP valuation, best practices in deal structure, IP strategy and organizational alignment.

Held annually, the event explores the business dynamics of IP and organizational strategy through panel and small, facilitated group discussions, where the focus is on peer-to-peer interactions, thought-provoking engagement and valuable take-aways to implement and integrate immediately into your organization. Attendance is limited to experienced, management-level professionals from various types of organizations of all sizes and industries.

The 2015 IP100 Executive Form, to be held March 9 -10 at the Arizona Biltmore, will address key issues on the minds of intellectual property professionals. The program highlights include:

Monday March 9, 2015
11:00 am Registration
12:00 pm Keynote Luncheon: Impact of AIA on Licensing Agreements
Nathan Kelley, Deputy General Counsel for Intellectual Property Law and Solicitor
United States Patent and Trademark Office
2:00 pm Session 1: When Bad Things Happen to Good Deals
3:00 pm Break
3:30 pm Roundtable One
5:15 pm Adjourn
6:30 pm
Reception followed by Keynote Dinner Speaker
Paul Melin, Vice President and Chief IP Officer, NOKIA

Tuesday March 10, 2015
8:30 am Rules of Engagement between Industry and Academia:
How to Find and Fix the Big Issues to Close the Deal
10:00 am Roundtable 2
12:00 pm Luncheon: Professor Richard Epstein, NYU/U of Chicago Law School
1:45 pm Standards Workshop
2:45 pm Break
3:00 pm Next Steps for Standards in 2016: Open Space Format
5:15 pm Adjourn
6:00 pm Dinner”


March 9, 2015 @ 11:00 am
March 10, 2015 @ 9:00 pm


LES U.S. and Canada
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Arizona Biltmore
Phoenix, CA United States + Google Map
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