Patent Licensing 2019


    8:00 am  -  9:00 am
    Registration and networking
    9:00 am  -  9:15 am
    Welcome address
    9:15 am  -  10:30 am
    Successful licensing in a tough market

    In a turbulent patent landscape, deal makers need to craft win-win strategies that enable them to overcome the many obstacles and hurdles in the way of successful agreements.

    • The fundamentals of win-win deals
    • Reviewing the past year: overcoming patent-eligible subject matter hurdles and other challenges
    • The resurgence of patent pools
    10:30 am  -  11:10 am
    Networking break
    11:10 am  -  12:20 pm
    Making it happen: strategies for cross-industry success

    With industry and technology convergence continuing to evolve, opportunities are opening up beyond traditional licensing landscapes. Developing a strategic approach can be tricky with a dive in to new and often unexplored industries.

    • How the experts are getting the deals through
    • Working in new industry sectors—how to deal with inexperienced licensees
    • Creating an equal footing: licensor and licensee perspectives
    12:20 pm  -  1:30 pm
    Lunch and networking break
    1:30 pm  -  2:40 pm
    International licensing: how to avoid expensive mistakes

    Multi-jurisdictional licensing deals have expanded significantly with new opportunities emerging in both European and Chinese markets. However, cultural, legal and transactional differences increase the risks of getting it wrong and making costly mistakes.

    • Bridging the gap between the U.S. and foreign markets
    • Reviewing the current landscape and the impacts of trade conflict
    • Different approaches to FRAND/SEP issues—and what they mean
    2:40 pm  -  3:20 pm
    Networking break
    3:20 pm  -  4:30 pm
    Beyond licensing: why it’s time for technology transfer

    These days it is often not enough to license patents as many licensees are looking for whole lot more. Dealing with universities and research institutions is also more important than ever. All of which puts tech transfer center stage.

    • Looking beyond traditional licensing models
    • Extracting the most out of technology transfer opportunities
    • Working effectively with universities and research organizations
    4:30 pm  -  5:15 pm
    Licensing masters: lessons from the pantheon

    This fireside chat will provide attendees with a unique opportunity to delve into the mind and decision-making process of an industry guru who has led the way in developing innovative win-win and highly lucrative deals.

    5:15 pm  -  5:20 pm
    Closing remarks
    5:20 pm  -  6:20 pm
    Drinks reception