Managing IP US Patent Forum – March 25, 2014

Managing IP invites you to the third annual US Patent Forum on March 25 at the Willard InterContinental, Washington D.C.
** Free for in-house patent counsel, academics and R&D professionals **

Supported by AIPLA and Delaware IP Law Blog, the forum will provide you with:

• a guide to improving your company’s patent application process post-AIA;
• an evaluation of post-grant proceedings;
• an update on litigation planning and forum shopping in Europe; and
• the analysis of the recent standard essential patent (SEP) litigation between Apple and Samsung
You will hear from:

• Michelle Lee, deputy under secretary of commerce for intellectual property and deputy director, USPTO
• Mark Guetlich, senior counsel, international policy & government affairs, USPTO
• Lisa McIntye, patent counsel, Google
• Denise Hickey, senior director, intellectual property strategy, AbbVie
• Jason Garbell, senior manager & senior patent attorney, Novozymes North America
• Joseph Contrera, patent counsel, Johns Hopkins Technology Transfer
• Vaishali Udupa, IP litigation counsel, Hewlett-Packard
• Adam Lerner, intellectual property manager, Qiagen
• Richard Rainey, executive counsel, IP litigation, GE
• Sherry Knowles, principal, Knowles Intellectual Property Strategies
You can view the agenda and register online HERE, or email

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