Latest Trends and Developments in IP Licensing Agreements Explored!

Broadcast Date: Monday, August 24, 2015 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm (ET)
Consumer Law
Mark F. Chadurjian
Timothy J. Shea
Dr. John K. Weatherspoon


About Downs Rachlin Martin PLLC

Operating from the fundamental belief that anything is possible when imagination and pragmatism live side by side, the 60-plus attorneys of Downs Rachlin Martin help make goals achievable and get important things done. From six offices located in Vermont and New Hampshire, the firm represents clients from a diverse array of regional, national and international entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, technology businesses and Fortune 100 companies. Receive fresh thinking and uncommon value in the areas of business law, labor and employment law, intellectual property, litigation and energy and telecommunications law from the attorneys at Downs Rachlin Martin: business sense • legal ingenuity.


About Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox PLLC

Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox is an intellectual property law firm of 170+ professionals devoted solely to providing outstanding patent, trademark, Patent Office litigation, district court, and International Trade Commission legal services.

For more than 36 years, Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox helped companies build and enforce worldwide IP portfolios. Sterne Kessler has a proven track record at U.S. district courts, federal appeals courts, and the International Trade Commission, with worldwide oppositions, 175+ inter partes reviews, 50+ interferences, 400+ reexaminations, and covered business method patent reviews. They are the leader in both inter partes reviews and covered business method reviews in the biotech and pharmaceutical industry. 

Sterne Kessler provides a full range of IP services, including: Patent preparation and prosecution, including management of worldwide prosecution, patent Office litigation, including oppositions, reexaminations, interferences, inter partes reviews (IPR), and covered business method (CBM) proceedings, patent litigation in U.S. district courts, state courts, the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and the United States International Trade Commission, strategic patent portfolio development and portfolio management, patent searching conducted at Sterne Kessler, as well as searching by vendors managed by Sterne Kessler, opinions on patentability, freedom to operate, patent infringement, and patent validity, advice on licensing, technology transfer, commercialization, monetization and due diligence; a number of their attorneys are Certified Licensing Professionals: Copyrights, Trademarks and Design Patents.


About Bibby, McWilliams & Kearney, PLLC

Born from the oil & gas and intellectual property sectors of law, Bibby, McWilliams & Kearney (BMK) is a law firm that provides a very broad range of services to clients. The attorneys at BMK often handle the entire stack of corporate, estate, and land issues for clients. Not merely an energy, intellectual property, or title firm, BMK can very effectively handle all of the intellectual property issues, business transactions, negotiations, and litigation for clients. BMK assists clients in expanding their business, protecting their ideas, developing and managing residential and commercial property assets, acquiring new businesses and properties, managing employees, and identifying and protecting against liabilities, infringers, and tortfeasors.