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Patent Portfolio Management CLE CLE

Patent Portfolio Management: Is it Time to Upgrade Your Toolbox?

Live Webcast Date: Thursday, November 17, 2016 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm (ET)
Intellectual Property Law (CLE)Recording

Patent Portfolio Management CLE

Join us for this Knowledge Group Patent Portfolio Management CLE Webinar. The patent landscape is significantly changing over the past years. Transforming, innovating and managing monetized assets in today's volatile business environment will warrant great interest, scrutiny and distrust. In order to avoid future litigation risks and be able to generate supplementary income, it is necessary for companies to fully understand the fundamental and complex aspects of their assets and patent portfolios. Extending the relevance of patent-related data across the organization, with activities like competitive intelligence and competitor monitoring, will contribute to the growing relevance of IP across the enterprise. Layer in the integration of private and public data into the IP ecosystem and a truly unique position is created for IP professionals.

In this Webcast, a seasoned panel of thought leaders, practitioners and professionals assembled by The Knowledge Group will provide the audience with the practical tips in maximizing company’s patent portfolio. Speakers will also help the audience to strategically formulate IP strategies and practices while incorporating business and legal objectives.

Key topics include:

  • Patent Portfolio Development and Management
  • Competitive Landscaping and Competitor Monitoring
  • IP Management Process
  • IP Strategies and Practices
  • Integration of Private and Public Data
  • Identifying Threats and Opportunities
  • Sound Business Practices

Agenda

SEGMENT 1: 
John E. Dubiansky, Attorney Advisor for Intellectual Property
Federal Trade Commission

  • Background of the Federal Trade Commission’s empirical research into Patent Assertion Entity Activity.
  • Overview of the Federal Trade Commission’s findings regarding Patent Assertion Entity Activity and how that can relate to Patent Portfolio Management.
  • Discussion of the Federal Trade Commission’s specific findings regarding Patent Assertion Entity patent holdings.

SEGMENT 2: 
Tyron Stading, Founder
Innography

  • Patent analytics company
  • Pair mining
  • Specific prosecution analytics
  • Specific metrics around benchmarking

SEGMENT 3: 
Paul Gurzo, Patent Attorney
Harrity & Harrity, LLP

  • Looking at things from a global view, playing off Tyron’s presentation
  • Driving individual prosecution / individualized arguments
  • Using that to drive strategy
  • Filing appeals, continuations, etc.

Who Should Attend

  • IP Strategists
  • IP Professionals
  • Patent Lawyers
  • Licensing Attorneys
  • Patent Owners
  • Patent Portfolio Managers
  • Other Related Professionals

Patent Portfolio Management CLE

SEGMENT 1: 
John E. Dubiansky, Attorney Advisor for Intellectual Property
Federal Trade Commission

  • Background of the Federal Trade Commission’s empirical research into Patent Assertion Entity Activity.
  • Overview of the Federal Trade Commission’s findings regarding Patent Assertion Entity Activity and how that can relate to Patent Portfolio Management.
  • Discussion of the Federal Trade Commission’s specific findings regarding Patent Assertion Entity patent holdings.

SEGMENT 2: 
Tyron Stading, Founder
Innography

  • Patent analytics company
  • Pair mining
  • Specific prosecution analytics
  • Specific metrics around benchmarking

SEGMENT 3: 
Paul Gurzo, Patent Attorney
Harrity & Harrity, LLP

  • Looking at things from a global view, playing off Tyron’s presentation
  • Driving individual prosecution / individualized arguments
  • Using that to drive strategy
  • Filing appeals, continuations, etc.

Patent Portfolio Management CLE

Patent Portfolio Management CLE

Tyron StadingFounderInnography

Tyron Stading, Founder: Tyron started Innography with a vision of redefining the intelligence/analytics landscape. As president and founder of Innography, Tyron’s mission is to make insights easier and more integrated into business processes. He is responsible for the technology and partnership roadmap at Innography, which received CODiE awards for Best Business Information Solution, Best Aggregated Data and Best Legal Information Solution. Tyron has been named IAM's top "300 IP Strategist" in the world, and National Law Journal's "50 Intellectual Property Trailblazers & Pioneers".

Prior to Innography, he was an IBM worldwide industry solutions manager in the telecommunications and utilities sector, architecting SmartGrid and Intelligent Planet solutions. Before IBM, Tyron worked at several start-ups focused on mobile communications and networks security. He has published multiple research papers and filed over three dozen patents. Tyron has a BS in Computer Science from Stanford University and an MS in Technology Commercialization from The University of Texas at Austin. Innography was acquired by CPA Global in 2015 and Tyron has taken on additional responsibilities as their Global VP or Analytics and Information Solutions. 

Patent Portfolio Management CLE

John E. DubianskyAttorney Advisor for Intellectual PropertyFederal Trade Commission

John E. Dubiansky is an attorney advisor in the Federal Trade Commission’s Office of Policy Planning. His work focuses on the intersection of intellectual property and competition law and on issues such as patent assertion entities and standard essential patents.  Prior to joining the Commission, John practiced as a patent litigator at law firms in the Washington D.C. area including Howrey LLP and Kirkland & Ellis LLP.  John holds a degree in mechanical engineering from Cornell University and received his J.D. from the Harvard Law School.

Patent Portfolio Management CLE

Paul GurzoPatent AttorneyHarrity & Harrity, LLP

Paul Gurzo is a patent attorney with almost 15 years of experience in client counseling and preparing and prosecuting patent applications. He handles domestic and foreign patent applications at all stages of prosecution. His practice focuses on electrical and electromechanical technologies, including telecommunications, computer hardware and software, computer networking, optical systems, Internet-related systems, and business methods.  Paul has extensive experience preparing all types of opinions involving diverse technologies as well as performing portfolio analysis and counseling clients with respect to building their portfolios. 

Paul started his patent career as a Patent Examiner at the United States Patent and Trademark Office, and he frequently speaks on various topics directed to best practices for patent preparation and prosecution in the USPTO and abroad.


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Patent Portfolio Management CLE

Course Level:
   Intermediate

Advance Preparation:
   Print and review course materials

Method Of Presentation:
   On-demand Webcast

Prerequisite:
   NONE

Course Code:
   145909

NASBA Field of Study:
   Business Law - Technical

NY Category of CLE Credit:
   Areas of Professional Practice

Total Credits:
    2.0 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.

Founded in 2007, Innography was conceived as a way to extend manual processes in patent search to true patent business intelligence by developing a set of powerful algorithms that cleanse and normalize data, mine patents for vital information, and automatically make determinations on which patents in a set are the most valuable.

Innography delivers comprehensive, online Intellectual Property Business Intelligence (IPBI) applications and patent tools that enable companies of all types and sizes to achieve the best possible return on IP investments. Through a powerful business analytics platform, Innography streamlines manual IP-related tasks by giving instant access to reliable and vital data. The company’s IP analytics tools enable organizations to get products to market faster, uncover new and more lucrative revenue sources, keep better track of competitors, pre-empt litigation claims and stay on top of numerous IP-associated functions.

Website: https://www.innography.com/

The FTC is a bipartisan federal agency with a unique dual mission to protect consumers and promote competition. For one hundred years, the agency has championed the interests of American consumers. The FTC is dedicated to advancing consumer interests while encouraging innovation and competition in our dynamic economy. The FTC develops policy and research tools through hearings, workshops, and conferences. It collaborates with law enforcement partners across the country and around the world to advance its crucial consumer protection and competition missions. And beyond our borders, it cooperates with international agencies and organizations to protect consumers in the global marketplace.

Website: https://www.ftc.gov/

Harrity & Harrity is an IP boutique that has been specializing in the preparation and prosecution of electrical and mechanical patent applications since 1999.  Our services include patent preparation and prosecution, patent opinions, patent reexamination, patent reissue, patent quality support, patent analytics, and patent preparation and prosecution training.

Quality is the area that truly separates us from our peers.  We pride ourselves on consistently delivering high quality through the use of a thorough second attorney review process and a uniform writing style that is tailored to our clients’ needs.  At Harrity & Harrity, we say that We Patented Quality®, and the second attorney review process and the uniform writing style ensure that we provide our clients with the highest quality patent preparation and prosecution services each and every time.

Website: https://www.harrityllp.com/

Tyron Stading, Founder: Tyron started Innography with a vision of redefining the intelligence/analytics landscape. As president and founder of Innography, Tyron’s mission is to make insights easier and more integrated into business processes. He is responsible for the technology and partnership roadmap at Innography, which received CODiE awards for Best Business Information Solution, Best Aggregated Data and Best Legal Information Solution. Tyron has been named IAM's top "300 IP Strategist" in the world, and National Law Journal's "50 Intellectual Property Trailblazers & Pioneers".

Prior to Innography, he was an IBM worldwide industry solutions manager in the telecommunications and utilities sector, architecting SmartGrid and Intelligent Planet solutions. Before IBM, Tyron worked at several start-ups focused on mobile communications and networks security. He has published multiple research papers and filed over three dozen patents. Tyron has a BS in Computer Science from Stanford University and an MS in Technology Commercialization from The University of Texas at Austin. Innography was acquired by CPA Global in 2015 and Tyron has taken on additional responsibilities as their Global VP or Analytics and Information Solutions. 

John E. Dubiansky is an attorney advisor in the Federal Trade Commission’s Office of Policy Planning. His work focuses on the intersection of intellectual property and competition law and on issues such as patent assertion entities and standard essential patents.  Prior to joining the Commission, John practiced as a patent litigator at law firms in the Washington D.C. area including Howrey LLP and Kirkland & Ellis LLP.  John holds a degree in mechanical engineering from Cornell University and received his J.D. from the Harvard Law School.

Paul Gurzo is a patent attorney with almost 15 years of experience in client counseling and preparing and prosecuting patent applications. He handles domestic and foreign patent applications at all stages of prosecution. His practice focuses on electrical and electromechanical technologies, including telecommunications, computer hardware and software, computer networking, optical systems, Internet-related systems, and business methods.  Paul has extensive experience preparing all types of opinions involving diverse technologies as well as performing portfolio analysis and counseling clients with respect to building their portfolios. 

Paul started his patent career as a Patent Examiner at the United States Patent and Trademark Office, and he frequently speaks on various topics directed to best practices for patent preparation and prosecution in the USPTO and abroad.

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