The IP ConfEx covers a range of topics related to Intellectual Property, Patents, Trademarks, Copyrights, IP Litigation and e-Discovery. They would attract the best of the legal and IP professionals and thought leaders from the industry as well as enlighten the delegates about the latest in this industry.
IP ConfEx Agenda (From 08:00 AM to 07:30 PM Pacific Standard Time)
Panel Discussions to be held in Halls A and B
All-day Pre-scheduled One-on-One Business Meetings to be held in exhibition area (during 10:00 AM – 05:00 PM)
(Gain access to the Peer-to-Peer Networking Platform and fix your one-on-one meetings; refer ‘A Guide to Peer-to-Peer Networking Platform’ for more details)
08:00 AM – 08:45 AM
08:00 AM – 09:00 AM
Special Networking Tea and Introduction of All Participants
09:00 AM – 09:55 AM
Vice President, Products & Marketing, CPO, Metanautix Member, Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee, US Department of Homeland Security
C F Tsai
Deep and Far Attorneys-at-Law
Topic: IP Strategies today
Matthew J. McBride
Science IP- The CAS Search Service
C. F. Tsai founded the law firm of Deep & Far in 1992
● He represents quite a lot local and international giants and brands.
● He got involved in famous local IP disputes and litigations.
● He help shape the patent practices in Taiwan through prosecution and litigation.
● He is the first patent practitioner in Taiwan, who has both technological and law
backgrounds and is an attorney-at-law.
● He is the sole patent attorney in Taiwan who both passed technological and law
● Matthew currently manages Science IP®, The CAS Search Service; Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) is a division of the American Chemical Society
● Prior to joining Science IP in 2010, Matthew worked as a Senior Applications Specialist for 6 years at CAS, where he was responsible for customer training on STN and SciFinder
● Prior to joining CAS, Matthew was an independent information consultant at Thomson Dialog and a fungicide scientist at Rohm and Haas
●Matthew has an MSc in Plant Pathology and a BSc in Molecular Biology
09:55 AM – 10:00 AM
Vote of Thanks
10:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Networking Tea and Informal Networking with Exhibitors
Conducting IP Audits
An IP Audit solves the purpose of a systematic review of the IP assets owned, used or acquired by a business. It helps to uncover under-utilized IP assets, to identify any threats to a company’s bottom lineand to enable business planners to devise informed strategies that will maintain and improve the company’s market position.In any transaction involving IP assets, legal counsel should conduct an internal IP audit on its patent portfolio to make sure the portfolio is complete with no holes that competitors can design around.
Legal Technology and e-Discovery Solutions for IP Management
The legal industry is embracing technological innovations as a way to remain competitive by working more efficiently, effectively and accurately. Learn why IP law firms and corporate legal departments are evaluating their IT and e-Discovery infrastructure and looking towards new options such as cloud-based processes and legal software applications to leverage technology to its fullest potential.
Data Privacy and Cyber Security in the Global IP Industry
The IP industry is viewing to leverage technology to its fullest potential and its collective shift towards latest tools such as intellectual property and brand audits. Attend this session to know about:-
Technological Solutions in IP Litigation for 2015
IP litigation matters have an indisputable link to competitive advantage. In the past few years, IP asset values have increasingly been reduced by different governing bodies through patent reforms. The business impact has been great pressure on royalty rates and increased time to strike licensing deals with companies refusing to settle negotiations. Observing this trend, companies are developing newer methods to extract value from IP assets. These include greater use of different technological solutions for IP litigation and finding new avenues for IP asset enforcement.
Attend this session to know about latest IP case laws, changes and trends in the world of IP Litigation, legal strategies, technological movements and comprehensive updates on the most significant matters of 2015 and beyond.
12:05 PM – 01:05 PM
Lunch and Informal Networking with Exhibitors
Latest Trends in IP Litigation
Experienced in-house counsel from top innovators, private practice experts, and senior officials from the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) gather to discuss the IP industry’s most pressing litigation issues and recent court decisions and how they are preparing for and dealing with new patent regimes and IP issues around the world.
IP Litigation Budgets and Management Metrics
Patent licensing, IP management, e-Discovery in IP and contract litigations have been perennial cost centers for many corporations. Year after year, companies expect their budgets in those areas to see big increases.
Discover the latest in IP litigation management metrics and how they can be used in combination with risk analysis and early case assessment to improve litigation results.
Best Practices in Outsourcing for Managing IP e-Discovery Services
With budgets under pressure, many IP counsel are looking to partner with IP outsourcing providers that can provide necessary experience and expertise to handle these important assets. Learn how an IP outsourcing provider can help you manage IP e-Discovery services through simplified day-to-day processes.
IP and the Art of Successful Deal Making
International IP-centric transactions are on the rise. This session will address the top deals of 2015 and will share insights for the art of corporate deal-making.
02:45 PM – 03:20 PM
Networking Tea and Informal Networking with Exhibitors
Branding and the Importance of Trademark Prosecution in the US
Choosing the right brand for a new product is critically important in an increasingly global marketplace. A trademarked product name can lead to increased consumer recognition and increased profits.
Learn how US companies may benefit from engaging in conducting a thorough trademark research, ensuring that the corresponding domain names are secured and foreign translations and equivalents are considered when choosing the best brand name for a new product.
Benefits of Cloud based e-Discovery
Cloud computing is a platform where IP attorneys and legal professionals can access data from anywhere when needed. In this session, delegates will learn how legal industry can gain competitive edge in an ever-changing industry, thereby offering better and more efficient services by adopting cloud computing.
06:20 PM Onwards
Cocktail Reception (By Invitation Only)