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Online CLE Automotive Patent CLE

Automotive Patents – Owners, Technologies, and Investigating for EOU

Live Webcast Date: Wednesday, November 07, 2018 from 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm (ET)
Intellectual Property CLE & CPERecording

Online CLE Automotive Patent

Join us for this Knowledge Group Online CLE Automotive Patent Webinar. Numerous factors are promoting innovation in the automotive industry, including:

  • ADAS and safety-related features are proliferating in response to new regulations and standards
  • Consumer demand for connected cars is fueling development in infotainment, human-machine interface, and data connectivity features
  • Autonomous vehicles will require advanced perception technologies (radar, LiDAR, cameras, AI processors)
  • Alternative fuel initiatives are stimulating innovation in energy storage technologies (battery cell structures, fuel cells, new materials)

We have developed this presentation to provide an overview of technology-based patenting strategies in the modern automotive market.

  • Understand the landscape: players, products and patents
  • Learn where to find evidence: semiconductor, sensors, electronic, and software
  • Learn to quickly find patents of value that read on this evidence

This presentation will provide examples of information and strategies to prepare for the upcoming acceleration of automotive IP management and monetization.


Online CLE Automotive Patent
Jim Hines
Director of Automotive Research
Online CLE Automotive Patent
Brett Rosen
Intellectual Property Attorney
Online CLE Automotive Patent
Ariel Reinitz
FisherBroyles, LLP

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Online CLE Automotive Patent

Jim Hines, Director of Automotive Research
  • How autonomy, connectivity, electrification and smart mobility are accelerating the pace of innovation in the automotive industry
  • How to find evidence of use in automotive systems, sensors and semiconductors

Brett Rosen, Intellectual Property Attorney
  • Understand the landscape: players, products and patents.

Ariel Reinitz, Partner
FisherBroyles, LLP
  • R&D Trends reflected in Patent Filings
    • Software companies’ increasing focus on automotive technology
    • Auto companies increasing focus on software
  • Evolving Automotive Patent Strategies in an ‘Open Source’ World
  • Role of other forms of IP (including Design Patents and Trade Secrets) in Auto Industry

Online CLE Automotive Patent

Online CLE Automotive Patent

Jim HinesDirector of Automotive ResearchTechInsights

  • Jim Hines is a semiconductor industry expert specializing in automotive and smart mobility innovations. He has advised clients throughout the world on semiconductors and related technologies supporting autonomous driving systems, data connectivity in vehicles, human-machine interface, and powertrain electrification.
  • Previous experience includes:
    • Research Director for automotive electronics and semiconductors at Gartner, where he led research on market trends, competitive analysis, technology assessment, go-to-market strategy, and market forecasts. He also contributed to IoT and smart city research, initiated coverage of the photovoltaic solar energy market, and developed an extensive body of research on silicon foundry manufacturing and fabless semiconductor operations.
    • Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Hines worked as a product manager in the semiconductor capital equipment industry, focusing on chemical vapor deposition systems at Applied Materials and Genus. He began his career at Texas Instruments in technical sales, specializing in ASIC and DSP applications.


  • B.S. Mechanical Engineering – University of California, Santa Barbara
Online CLE Automotive Patent

Brett RosenIntellectual Property AttorneyRatnerPrestia

Brett Rosen is an Intellectual Property Attorney with the law firm of RatnerPrestia.  Brett’s practice has a special emphasis on the automotive industry.  All aspects of automotive IP are within his unique expertise, including functional IP (mechanical engineering, electrical engineering and software) and design.  He has traveled often to Germany and lectured in Stuttgart and Munich on U.S. IP law and its role in the automotive industry.  Since joining the firm in 2004, his practice has spanned the various stages of the IP life-cycle, from the acquisition of IP rights to the enforcement of those rights.  In helping clients achieve their objectives, Brett regularly counsels on IP strategies, prepares and prosecutes patent applications (design and utility), and renders non-infringement, patentability and invalidity opinions.

Online CLE Automotive Patent

Ariel ReinitzPartnerFisherBroyles, LLP

Ariel advises technology companies on Intellectual Property issues including strategic Patent and Trademark portfolio development, risk assessment (including invalidity, non-infringement, and freedom-to-operate opinions), investment/M&A due diligence, licensing, and IP disputes/litigation.

As a former software developer, Ariel’s technical expertise enables him to work seamlessly with clients across a broad range of technologies including cloud computing, artificial intelligence (‘AI’), machine vision, robotics, cybersecurity, virtualization, Big Data, automotive technologies, Internet of Things (‘IoT’), FinTech + Blockchain, UAVs (‘drones’), CleanTech, and medical devices. As a patent attorney, Ariel has worked closely with numerous Fortune 100 corporations and brings an insider’s perspective to the way major IP portfolios are developed, managed, and leveraged.

For the past six years New York Super Lawyers magazine has recognized Ariel as a ‘Rising Star’ in Intellectual Property.

Online CLE Automotive Patent

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Advance Preparation:
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Method Of Presentation:
   On-demand Webcast


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NY Category of CLE Credit:
   Areas of Professional Practice

Total Credits:
    1.5 CLE

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About the Knowledge Group

The Knowledge Group

The Knowledge Group has been a leading global provider of Continuing Education (CLE, CPE) for over 13 Years. We produce over 450 LIVE webcasts annually and have a catalog of over 4,000 on-demand courses.

About the Knowledge Group

The Knowledge Group

The Knowledge Group has been a leading global provider of Continuing Education (CLE, CPE) for over 13 Years. We produce over 450 LIVE webcasts annually and have a catalog of over 4,000 on-demand courses.

For over a quarter-of-a-century, intellectual property teams and outside legal counsel have trusted TechInsights’ Intellectual Property Services to prove patent value and enable sound, fact-based IP decisions. Our Patent and Technology analysts have become an extension of some of the most advanced IP teams including 37 of the top 50 U.S. patent holders. 

By combining deep patent knowledge with the most advanced reverse engineering and technical analysis capabilities in the world we have demonstrated an unrivaled ability to match patents to products and deliver solid evidence of use in advance technology markets.

Our clients use our insights to develop successful IP strategies that optimize the value of their patent portfolio, protect their competitive position, assert their IP or defend their position.

Website: https://www.techinsights.com/

RatnerPrestia is a law firm expert in all things IP. The Firm handles procurement, enforcement, licensing, commercialization, global strategic IP planning, and all related business aspects of IP. The Firm has attorneys experienced and successful in all relevant U.S. and German jurisdictions, including the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, The German Patent Office, The European Patent Office, The U.S. International Trade Commission, and Federal Courts, both trial and appellate. This expertise extends to all areas of IP protection, including patent, design, copyright, software, trademark, and trade secret protection.

Founded in 2002, FisherBroyles, LLP is the world’s largest cloud-based law firm partnership with 220 attorneys in 21 offices nationwide. FisherBroyles’ unique model leverages talent and technology to efficiently deliver 'BigLaw' quality and service.
FisherBroyles' IP group includes over 50 registered patent attorneys and advises Fortune 500, midsize, and startup companies on the full range of patent, trademark, copyright, and trade secret matters.

Website: https://www.fisherbroyles.com/

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