Valencia Martin Wallace, Deputy Commissioner for Patent Quality at the United States Patent and Trademark Office, will deliver the keynote address at the USPTO’s Enhanced Patent Quality Initiative at the 8th annual Corporate IP Counsel Forum in New York, March 23-24.
Chief IP and In-House Counsel from a broad cross-section of industries and companies will be speaking at the two-day event. Topics include “Navigate the PTAB Process” and “Evaluate Patent Damages Reform Measures to Improve Risk Management.”
Readers of IP CloseUp who are in-house attorneys are invited to attend IP Counsel Forum at an 80% discount. By using the promo code BBIPCU when reserving they can attend for $195.
“Exploring the IP Issues of Open Source Software” will be the topic of a round-table discussion led by Red Hat’s Robert H. Tiller at the end of the first day.
Industries and companies represented include:
Corporate IP Counsel Forum is produced by the World Congress and sponsored by Intel among others. The event is being held at the Marriott Eastside at 525 Lexington Avenue at 48th Street. For the agenda and speakers go here. For pricing and registration information here or call +1 800-767-9499.
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