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Global IP Management and IP Life Sciences Virtual Forum

Virtual Event

June 7–8, 2021

Intangible assets are the crown jewels of the world’s most valuable companies.

Today’s IP executives face seemingly limitless opportunities to leverage intangible assets, with a commensurate volume of threats. As a result, they must be as informed, nimble, and forward-thinking as any corporate leaders.

Topics for discussion include

Cross Industry Track:

  • Protecting Innovation Through Strong Peer Networks: How Can Chief IP Officers Help Their Company With the Growing Patent Troll Issue?
  • Partnering With Outside Counsel and Other Legal Service Providers to Identify Creative Ways to Manage Legal Costs
  • Navigating the Patent Lifecycle
  • Communicating The Strategic Value Of Your Patent Portfolio
  • Dancing with the Bear: Managing the Risks of Litigation
  • Incentivizing Innovation: Enhancing Your Research & Development Pipeline
  • Top Tips on Trade Secret Protection

Life Sciences Track:

  • Incentivizing Innovation: Enhancing Your Research & Development Pipeline
  • Discussing the Regulatory Climate in Light of the Pandemic
  • Strategic Business Deals: Building a Best in Class IP Litigation Strategy
  • Best Practices in Global Patent Prosecution
  • Lessons Learned: Collaborating With Academic Institutions To Drive Innovation

 

Critical Voices, Exceptional Dialogue

Hear from and interact with some of the most influential voices in this space.

Sophie Korakis-Menager

Vice President and Head of Intellectual Property

Essilor Group

Kelly Morgan

Head Of Intellectual Property & Legal

Arbor Biotechnologies

Kerri Braun

Vice President And Deputy General Counsel, Intellectual Property & Litigation

Kids2, Inc.

Scott Brown

Director And Chief Intellectual Property Counsel

Frank’s International

Rodney Sparks

Vice President, Intellectual Property

Renovacare

Kristen Lewis

Vice President And Senior Counsel, Intellectual Property

Huntington Bank

Aly Fuller

Vice President, Intellectual Property & Government Affairs

Prolacta Bioscience

John Keyes

Chief Intellectual Property Counsel

Conagen

Deborah Sterling

Director

Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C.

Kevin McGough

Vice President, Intellectual Property Legal

Takeda

Christian Bauer

Senior Corporate Counsel

Bristol Myers Squib

Ann Stanley

Managing Director And Senior Managing Counsel

BNY Mellon

Hongming Liu

Senior Intellectual Property Counsel

Tencent America

Malaika Tyson

Shareholder

McAndrews, Held & Malloy, Ltd.

Troy Groetken

Shareholder

McAndrews, Held & Malloy, Ltd.

Jay Barron

Senior Intellectual Property Attorney

Beckman Coulter

Cory McAnelly

Intellectual Property Counsel

Principal Financial Group

Jessie Richardson

Associate General Counsel, Executive Director

Pact Pharma Inc.

Ted Chan

Vice President, Agc, Head Of Intellectual Property

Urovant Sciences, Inc.

Todd North

Director, Intellectual Property

Seqirus

Walter Grollitsch

General Counsel And Head Of Intellectual Property

Amberjack Capital Partners

Danielle Abramson

Vice President, Intellectual Property & Research

Redhill Biopharma

Ken Seddon

Chief Executive Officer

LOT Network, Inc.

Rachel Schweers

Chief Strategy & Innovation Officer, Co-Founder

Vidence

Shilpi Banerjee

Chief Intellectual Property Counsel

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Shaun Montana

Chief Intellectual Property Counsel

Osram Sylvania

Barbara Ruskin

Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Chief Patent Officer

Silence Therapeutics

Marcus Muller

Vice President and Chief Intellectual Property Counsel

Commvault

Mita Mukherjee

Vice President, Intellectual Property

Emergent BioSolutions

Adam Strauss

Chief Intellectual Property Counsel

Stryker

Nikki Vo

Director & Associate General Counsel, Head of IP Litigation

Facebook

Scott Piering

Vice President, Chief Intellectual Property Counsel

Spectrum Brands

Roberte Makowski

Chief Intellectual Property Counsel

FMC Corporation

Kristen Lewis

Vice President And Senior Counsel, Intellectual Property

Huntington Bank

Tao Zhang

Associate General Counsel, IP & Technology

Ansys

James Arnold, Jr.

Assistant General Counsel

BASF Corporation

Eligio Pimentel

Shareholder 

McAndrews, Held & Malloy, Ltd.

Bob Surrette

President

McAndrews, Held & Malloy, Ltd.

Craig Svoboda

Global Head of Intellectual Property

Alvotech

Cecilia Andrews

Director Intellectual Property, Assistant General Counsel

Novelis

Jason Skinder

Chief Intellectual Property Counsel, Connected Enterprise

Honeywell

Mark Clarner

Head Of Technical Intellectual Property

Velcro

Charles Chen

Head Of Intellectual Property

Panda Restaurant Group

Stephen Lee

Chief Intellectual Property Counsel

Target Corporation

Agnes Lenagh

Business Development & IP Analyst

Streck

Daniel Yarbrough

Director, Intellectual Property

Element Biosciences

Martha Rockwood

Senior Intellectual Property Counsel

Cognex Corporation

Enrique Abarca

Head of Intellectual Property & Innovation

Nabors Corporate Industries

Dan Bestor

Lead Counsel and Director, Patent Operations

Motorola Solutions, Inc.

Leslie Grab

Vice President of Intellectual Property

Personalis

Phillip Shotts

Associate General Counsel, Director of Intellectual Property

Magseis Fairfield

Jon Fallon

General Counsel And Senior Vice President Of Legal Affairs

High 5 Games

Justin Underwood

Associate General Counsel, Intellectual Property, Regulatory & Commercial

Spectrum Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Ljiljana Minwalla

Senior Vice President, Intellectual Property & Legal Affairs

Cygnal Therapeutics

Elizabeth Haanes

Vice President, Intellectual Property

Igm Biosciences, Inc.

Danielle Pasqualone

Vice President, Intellectual Property

Alector

Richard Hake

Chief IP Counsel

Metagenics, Inc.

Lisa Geller

Head Of Intellectual Property

Frequency Therapeutics

Chad Kitchen

Head Of Intellectual Property

Erytech

David Poticha

Senior Director, Legal

Biodesix

Katherine Lichty

Assistant General Counsel

Land O’lakes, Inc.

Denise Lane

Director, Intellectual Property

Boston Scientific

Roxanne Le

Vice President of Global Operations

BigIP

Gargi Talukder

Partner

Orrick

Russ Slifer

Chief Executive Officer

Black Hills IP

Robert Hornung

Intellectual Property Counsel

MicroPort Orthopedics

Lindsey Furtado

Intellectual Property Counsel, Trademarks, Copyrights, Domains, & Brand

Square, Inc.

Todd North

Director, Intellectual Property

Seqirus

Danielle Abramson

Vice President, Intellectual Property & Research

Redhill Biopharma

Elizabeth Lewis

General Counsel

Turtle Wax, Inc.

Craig Svoboda

Global Head of Intellectual Property

Alvotech

Dan Bestor

Lead Counsel and Director, Patent Operations

Motorola Solutions, Inc.

Kevin Day

Sales Director UK & Netherlands

OpSec Security

Tom Leonard

Partner

Kilburn & Strode LLP

David Poticha

Senior Director, Legal

Biodesix

Matt Troyer

Senior Director of Patent Analytics

Anaqua, Inc.

Niall McMahon

Head of Research

Cipher

Nigel Swycher

CEO

Cipher

Joseph Codispoti

Chief Intellectual Property Counsel

BEDGEAR, LLC

Jennifer Fleischer

Director, Intellectual Property

Sangamo Therapeutics

Beverly Shin

Group Vice President, Intellectual Property

Beachbody

Bradley Muller

Vice President, North America Sales

OpSec Security

Jeni Zuercher

Global Brand Protection

YETI Coolers

Sarah Lau

Partner

Kilburn & Strode

Mark Hoch

Asst. General Counsel, IP

Zogenix, Inc.

Cath Coombes

Director, Patents

Murgitroyd

Abhishek Dubey

Co-founder and CEO

Bolster.Ai

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