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Global IP Management Forum

June 3–5, 2018, 2018 | The Langham Huntington | Pasadena, CA

Join like-minded Chief IP Counsel and other senior in-house counsel for inspiration and insight, networking and learning, and proven strategies to improve your business practices.

Faculty Members Include

  • DANIEL BESTOR (Motorola Solutions, Inc.), Director, Patent Operations
  • DOUGLAS COLEMAN (Spirit AeroSystems), Deputy General Counsel
  • MICHAEL DEGN (MultiLing), Vice President, Sales
  • DAVID DUTCHER (Western Digital), Assistant General Counsel, Intellectual Property
  • JASON FIORILLO (Analog Devices, Inc.), Vice President, Intellectual Property & Commercial Matters
  • WALT GROLLITSCH (Intervale Capital), General Counsel and Head of Intellectual Property
  • REKHA HANU (Akorn), Chief Intellectual Property Counsel
  • KERRI HOCHGESANG (Andritz USA, Inc.), Group Intellectual Property Counsel
  • PEARL HSIEH (Compass Minerals), Senior Counsel, Intellectual Property
  • DOUG HUDSON (Etsy, Inc.), Assistant General Counsel
  • DIANE GABL KRATZ (Seagate Technology), Senior Corporate Counsel, Intellectual Property
  • ELIZABETH LEWIS (Turtle Wax, Inc.), General Counsel
  • MICHAEL MAIER (Avery Dennison Corporation), Senior Group Counsel, North America and Senior Group Intellectual Property Counsel
  • CORY MCANELLY (Principal Financial Group), Intellectual Property Counsel
  • SHAUN MONTANA (OSRAM SYLVANIA Inc.), Head of Intellectual Property, America
  • SHIRLENE LOVE (JAKKS Pacific, Inc.), Senior Intellectual Property Counsel
  • AMOL PUROHIT (comScore, Inc.), Senior Intellectual Property Counsel
  • TANYA ROTHE (D-Wave Systems Inc.), General Counsel
  • MELISSA ROTUNNO (BlueCross BlueShield Association), Vice President, Deputy General Counsel, Brand
  • DALPREET SALUJA (Visteon Corporation), Chief Intellectual Property Counsel and Associate General Counsel
  • BEVERLY SHIN (Harman International Industries), Vice President, Global Intellectual Property & Marketing
  • ELIZABETH STOVER (International Flavors & Fragrances Inc.), Chief Intellectual Property Counsel
  • JAKE WANG (Quanta Storage), Head of Legal
  • JUSTIN WARD (Daniel Defense), Vice President of Intellectual Property
  • KRISTIN WESTGARD (Koch), Deputy General Counsel, Litigation & Intellectual Property
  • CLARKE WIXON (Mettler-Toledo, LLC), General IP Counsel, Americas


  • GWILYM ATTWELL (Fish & Richardson, P.C.), Principal

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Topics For Discussion

  • Challenges & Opportunities: The Evolving Role Of The Chief IP Counsel
  • Managing Complexity: Ethics For The IP Counsel
  • The Growing Threat Of Trade Secret Theft
  • Monetizing IP: Leveraging The Value Of Your Portfolio
  • A Year In Review: Current Decisions & Future Outlook

Venue: The Langham Huntington

1401 South Oak Knoll Avenue, Pasadena, CA 91106

Situated on 23 acres in Pasadena, this historic hotel is among California’s most prominent meeting venues.

General Sessions

Address top-of-mind issues in a conversational exchange among industry thought leaders, enabling participants to share lessons, expertise, leadership skills, and practical tools.


Engage in advanced dialogue in an informal boardroom-style setting on specific topics that are particularly suited to smaller group discussions.

Networking Meals

Participate in all meals and networking functions hosted on-site by Consero. These intimate gatherings provide countless opportunities to develop lasting business relationships.

Customized Itineraries

Meet with the most innovative service providers in the industry, one-on-one, based on your individual and departmental priorities. Our reputable partners are referred and vetted by your peers.

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Attendees Rave About Consero

  • “Fabulous – I always learn something and meet great people.”
    Barbara McClung | Caribou Biosciences, Inc
  • “The forum provides an atmosphere that encourages an exchange of ideas and best practices that mimics the interactions between colleagues at a common employer. One of the best networking opportunities for patent attorneys that I have attended.”
    Diane Ferguson | VCE Company, LLC
  • “This forum is fast-paced and content-rich; it is what all CLE conferences should be like.”
    Dan Kelly | Vista Outdoor
  • “Well organized, effective, and quality event.”
    Mike Garrabrants | Lattice Semi
  • “Nicely done. Good job of facilitating peer-to-peer discussions.”
    Jeff Duncan | Elevance Renewable Sciences, Inc.
  • “Consero consistently provides high-quality, relevant IP management forums.”
    Michael Baker | Qorvo