The 15th Annual Patents for Financial Services Summit will gather patent and IP counsel, as well as senior financial executives, to discuss recent trends in financial patent litigation, value, and patentability.
The Summit will be held July 25-26 at the Sheraton Times Square in New York. Presentations include updates on CBMs, IPRs, Oil States vs. Greene, FinTech patents, and strategies to navigate the current IP landscape.
This year’s keynote is Hon. Susan Braden, Chief Judge, U.S. Court of Federal Claims. The United States Court of Federal Claims is a United States federal court that hears monetary claims against the U.S. government. It rules on patent and copyright claims against the government, among other areas.
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Financial and Tech Leaders
Heads of IP, patents or senior IP executives from leading financial institutions and technology companies will be speaking. They include MasterCard, Citigroup, The Hartford, Wells Fargo and JP Morgan Chase. Additionally, the Clearing House Payments Corporation (a consortium of leading banks) will be represented, as will IBM, by Chief Patent Counsel, Manny Schecter.
American Express, Royal Bank of Canada, Visa and Microsoft also will have representatives serving as panelists. Joe Matal, former Acting Director of the USPTO and 2017 PFFS Summit keynote, is a member of the “101: panel.”
Panels titles include:
- Assess the Health of the U.S. Patent System and Discuss the Erosion of Patent Rights
- Embrace Change at the PTAB
- Bitcoin, Alt Coin, and Tokens: A Primer on How Intellectual Property Laws Relate
Pursue §101 Eligibility Reforms
- IP Considerations for the Digital Transformation of the Financial Services Industry
- Identify Opportunities for Partnering with FinTech Companies
- Predict the Future of Cryptocurrencies
- Explore the Patent Issues Confronting Artificial Intelligence
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