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IP Leadership Executive Summit Agenda

IP Leadership Executive Summit
24-25 April, 2024
San Jose

Wednesday, 24 Apr, 2024
08:00 - 09:00
Event Registration
09:00 - 09:10
Chair's Opening Remarks
09:10 - 10:00

Join us for another succinct yet profound discussion with a group of General Counsels. They'll offer you a perspective on the vital role of IP within their strategic decision-making of innovative businesses, its prominence on their radar, and its strategic positioning during times of crisis. Gain unique insights into the GC's viewpoint on IP and business leadership.

Author:

Andre Carlos Freiden

Deputy General Counsel- Chief Innovation and Regulatory Counsel
Capgemini

Andre Carlos Freiden

Deputy General Counsel- Chief Innovation and Regulatory Counsel
Capgemini

Author:

Patricia Rothenberg

General Counsel
72andSunny

Patricia Rothenberg

General Counsel
72andSunny

Author:

Micah Block

Partner
Davis Polk

A partner in Davis Polk’s IP Litigation group, leading companies hire Micah to represent them in must-win cases. He is a seasoned trial lawyer with a deep understanding of technology and a proven track record of success. 

Micah litigates major patent, trade-secret, antitrust and other matters for clients including Cisco, Comcast, JPMorgan, Morgan Stanley, Novo Nordisk, Plaid, Taiwan Semiconductor, the United States Golf Association and Verisk Analytics.  Micah’s clients also call on his strategic advice, both in and out of litigation, especially on matters of intellectual-property strategy.    

Among other industry recognition, Micah has been recognized by Chambers USA and was named to the Daily Journal’s “Top 40 Under 40” list in 2020. Clients describe him in Chambers as “a very deep and creative thinker who comes up with solutions you would never have thought of” and “really a superstar of the future.”

Micah Block

Partner
Davis Polk

A partner in Davis Polk’s IP Litigation group, leading companies hire Micah to represent them in must-win cases. He is a seasoned trial lawyer with a deep understanding of technology and a proven track record of success. 

Micah litigates major patent, trade-secret, antitrust and other matters for clients including Cisco, Comcast, JPMorgan, Morgan Stanley, Novo Nordisk, Plaid, Taiwan Semiconductor, the United States Golf Association and Verisk Analytics.  Micah’s clients also call on his strategic advice, both in and out of litigation, especially on matters of intellectual-property strategy.    

Among other industry recognition, Micah has been recognized by Chambers USA and was named to the Daily Journal’s “Top 40 Under 40” list in 2020. Clients describe him in Chambers as “a very deep and creative thinker who comes up with solutions you would never have thought of” and “really a superstar of the future.”

Author:

Mathew Hulse

Associate General Counsel
Intel Corporation

Matt is currently Associate General Counsel at Intel Corporation and leads the legal team advising Intel's Cloud & Enterprise and Programmable Solutions businesses, 2,000+ person datacenter engineering team, and Intel Automotive. In this role, he serves as the primary legal advisor for Intel's multibillion-dollar Cloud & Enterprise business that offers a broad portfolio of silicon and software datacenter products. His experience includes advising on issues related to technology licensing, strategic collaborations, intellectual property, competition, product security, sales and marketing, and commercial law matters. Previously, he held other senior IP, litigation, and business legal roles at Intel.

 

Prior to joining Intel in 2011, Matt was an intellectual property trial lawyer at Am Law 200 firms in Silicon Valley. He is also a registered patent attorney and received his undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University and law degree from the University of California, Berkeley.

Mathew Hulse

Associate General Counsel
Intel Corporation

Matt is currently Associate General Counsel at Intel Corporation and leads the legal team advising Intel's Cloud & Enterprise and Programmable Solutions businesses, 2,000+ person datacenter engineering team, and Intel Automotive. In this role, he serves as the primary legal advisor for Intel's multibillion-dollar Cloud & Enterprise business that offers a broad portfolio of silicon and software datacenter products. His experience includes advising on issues related to technology licensing, strategic collaborations, intellectual property, competition, product security, sales and marketing, and commercial law matters. Previously, he held other senior IP, litigation, and business legal roles at Intel.

 

Prior to joining Intel in 2011, Matt was an intellectual property trial lawyer at Am Law 200 firms in Silicon Valley. He is also a registered patent attorney and received his undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University and law degree from the University of California, Berkeley.

10:00
Networking Break
10:45 - 11:30

Budgets play a pivotal role in shaping IP strategy and IP leaders have to understand effect strategies to manage them. This session will delve into the profound effects of budget constraints on patent, trade secret, copyright, and trademark strategies. Gain insights into how to optimize IP strategies within budget limitations to achieve your organization's goals.

Author:

Sanjesh Sharma

Assistant General Counsel- Patents
Johnson and Johnson

Sanjesh Sharma

Assistant General Counsel- Patents
Johnson and Johnson

Author:

Subroto Bose

Assistant General Counsel IP Strategy and Development
Marvell Technology

Subroto Bose is Assistant General Counsel, Intellectual Property at Marvell Semiconductor, where he manages Marvell’s global patent and trademark portfolio, domain names, customs enforcement, invention harvesting, and patent strategy.  Prior to joining Marvell, Subroto was Senior Director, Global Patent Strategy and IP Operations at Dolby Laboratories, where he managed Dolby’s global patent and trademark portfolio, European patent prosecution, patent acquisitions, and global IP operations.  He also advises on patent issues in corporate transactions, open source issues, and issues related to standard setting organizations and standard essential patents.  His prior experience includes working at a number of law firms, where he represented both plaintiffs and defendants before the International Trade Commission (ITC) and federal district courts. 

Subroto Bose

Assistant General Counsel IP Strategy and Development
Marvell Technology

Subroto Bose is Assistant General Counsel, Intellectual Property at Marvell Semiconductor, where he manages Marvell’s global patent and trademark portfolio, domain names, customs enforcement, invention harvesting, and patent strategy.  Prior to joining Marvell, Subroto was Senior Director, Global Patent Strategy and IP Operations at Dolby Laboratories, where he managed Dolby’s global patent and trademark portfolio, European patent prosecution, patent acquisitions, and global IP operations.  He also advises on patent issues in corporate transactions, open source issues, and issues related to standard setting organizations and standard essential patents.  His prior experience includes working at a number of law firms, where he represented both plaintiffs and defendants before the International Trade Commission (ITC) and federal district courts. 

Author:

Harry Harden

Senior Vice President
Kilburn & Strode

Harry Harden

Senior Vice President
Kilburn & Strode

Author:

Catherine Tornabene

Deputy General Counsel
Aurora Tech

Catherine Tornabene is the Deputy General Counsel, Intellectual Property at Aurora, a leading autonomous vehicle company. Catherine has been with Aurora since June 2017 and in her role works on all aspects of intellectual property. She has been an intellectual property attorney since 2007 and prior to Aurora, worked at Google Inc. and Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP. Prior to attending law school, she worked as a software engineer at a startup that was ultimately acquired by Netscape and then AOL. Catherine earned BAs in Computer Science and History at UC Santa Cruz, an MS in Computer Science from Stanford, and her JD at UC Hastings. She is also an inventor on two patents.

Catherine Tornabene

Deputy General Counsel
Aurora Tech

Catherine Tornabene is the Deputy General Counsel, Intellectual Property at Aurora, a leading autonomous vehicle company. Catherine has been with Aurora since June 2017 and in her role works on all aspects of intellectual property. She has been an intellectual property attorney since 2007 and prior to Aurora, worked at Google Inc. and Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP. Prior to attending law school, she worked as a software engineer at a startup that was ultimately acquired by Netscape and then AOL. Catherine earned BAs in Computer Science and History at UC Santa Cruz, an MS in Computer Science from Stanford, and her JD at UC Hastings. She is also an inventor on two patents.

11:30 - 12:15

In this forward-looking session, we'll explore the transformative impact of AI on your IP strategies. Delve into how AI is reshaping innovative businesses across the USA and learn about the best practices for harnessing AI to enhance the efficiency and productivity of in-house counsel. Join us to unlock the potential of AI for the future of your IP strategy.

Author:

Jay Choi

Senior Director of IP
Uber

Jay Choi

Senior Director of IP
Uber

Author:

Steve Gong

Head of Data Science, Technology and Ops Patents
Google

Steve Gong

Head of Data Science, Technology and Ops Patents
Google

Author:

Thomas Hamlin

Partner
Robins Kaplan

Thomas Hamlin

Partner
Robins Kaplan

Author:

Helen Li

Associate Director of Patents
Intel Corporation

Helen Liis an associate director of patents and patent portfolio manager of AI innovations at the Intel Corporation.  She also serves as the Patent Group Counsel to Office of the Intel CTO & Software and Advanced Technology Group.  Prior to joining the Intel, she was a patent attorney at Fenwick & West LLP, where she advised clients on IP strategy and prosecuted patents in computer engineering technologies such as AI.  She has a PhD in computer engineering and JD both from Santa Clara University. 

Helen Li

Associate Director of Patents
Intel Corporation

Helen Liis an associate director of patents and patent portfolio manager of AI innovations at the Intel Corporation.  She also serves as the Patent Group Counsel to Office of the Intel CTO & Software and Advanced Technology Group.  Prior to joining the Intel, she was a patent attorney at Fenwick & West LLP, where she advised clients on IP strategy and prosecuted patents in computer engineering technologies such as AI.  She has a PhD in computer engineering and JD both from Santa Clara University. 

12:15 - 13:45
Networking Lunch
13:45 - 14:30

In the world of IP, good leaders are like educators. They teach everyone in the organization the basics of IP and how to get involved. In this session, we'll look at how these IP leaders manage to spread knowledge about IP across their organizations. We'll hear about their triumphs in creating a culture that values IP and the obstacles they've faced when facing the IP doubters. Join us for a candid discussion on how to nurture a culture where IP matters to everyone.

Author:

Kristin Lamb

Head of IP
ŌURA

Kristin Lamb is Associate General Counsel, Senior Director of Intellectual Property and Regulatory Compliance for ŌURA, a late-stage health and wellness wearable startup based in Finland and San Francisco that makes the Oura Ring. Kristin leads all aspects of IP development, protection, and enforcement for the company. 

 

Prior to working at ŌURA, Kristin was in private practice with Hogan Lovells in Houston, Texas. She is a former biochemist and patented inventor, studied biochemistry at the University of Colorado, and received her J.D. from American University Washington College of Law in Washington, D.C. She is admitted to the California, Colorado, District of Columbia, and Texas bars, and is a registered patent attorney with the USPTO. 

Kristin Lamb

Head of IP
ŌURA

Kristin Lamb is Associate General Counsel, Senior Director of Intellectual Property and Regulatory Compliance for ŌURA, a late-stage health and wellness wearable startup based in Finland and San Francisco that makes the Oura Ring. Kristin leads all aspects of IP development, protection, and enforcement for the company. 

 

Prior to working at ŌURA, Kristin was in private practice with Hogan Lovells in Houston, Texas. She is a former biochemist and patented inventor, studied biochemistry at the University of Colorado, and received her J.D. from American University Washington College of Law in Washington, D.C. She is admitted to the California, Colorado, District of Columbia, and Texas bars, and is a registered patent attorney with the USPTO. 

Author:

Changhae Park

SVP and Chief IP Officer
NXP Semiconductors

Changhae Park

SVP and Chief IP Officer
NXP Semiconductors

Author:

Rose James

Global Senior Director- IP
Expedia Group

Rose James

Global Senior Director- IP
Expedia Group

Author:

Chen Li

Managing Counsel
Mercedes Benz Research & Development

Chen Li

Managing Counsel
Mercedes Benz Research & Development

Author:

Brad Lawrence

Partner
Cantor Colburn

Brad Lawrence focuses his practice on intellectual property counseling including the protection of clients' inventions through carefully planned patent procurement. His practice also includes analysis of the IP and product positions of others and the development of licensing strategies as well as performing product clearances in the form of non-infringement and/or invalidity opinions. He also has significant prior litigation experience that includes many aspects of patent, trademark, and trade secret litigation as well as licensing and other extrajudicial resolution of IP disputes.

Brad Lawrence

Partner
Cantor Colburn

Brad Lawrence focuses his practice on intellectual property counseling including the protection of clients' inventions through carefully planned patent procurement. His practice also includes analysis of the IP and product positions of others and the development of licensing strategies as well as performing product clearances in the form of non-infringement and/or invalidity opinions. He also has significant prior litigation experience that includes many aspects of patent, trademark, and trade secret litigation as well as licensing and other extrajudicial resolution of IP disputes.

14:30 - 15:15

Join us in this insightful session where seasoned IP leaders share their valuable insights on effective in-house trade secret protection. Gain practical tips and tricks for implementing robust policies, ensuring compliance, and making informed decisions on the trade secret versus patents dilemma. As the realm of trade secrets gains ever-increasing significance, these IP leaders will empower you to maximize its potential as a part of your business and legal strategy. 

Author:

Chuck Sholtz

Vice President Intellectual Property
Nutcracker Therapeutics

Chuck Sholtz

Vice President Intellectual Property
Nutcracker Therapeutics

Author:

Monica Baig-Silva

Vice President Intellectual Property
Thermo Fisher

Monica Baig-Silva (Vice President, Intellectual Property at Thermo Fisher Scientific) provides strategic counseling and intellectual property support for Thermo Fisher’s biotechnology, pharmaceutical and clinical trials businesses.  With over 15 years of experience, Monica routinely handles all matters of intellectual property protection.  In addition, Monica has extensive experience advising on matters related to IP infringement, employment agreements, contract negotiations, and cyber security.  A champion of trade secret protections, Monica founded Thermo Fisher’s trade secret and risk assessment committee for internally monitoring company trade secret practices. Monica is currently a member of the Intellectual Property Organization’s trade secret committee.

Monica Baig-Silva

Vice President Intellectual Property
Thermo Fisher

Monica Baig-Silva (Vice President, Intellectual Property at Thermo Fisher Scientific) provides strategic counseling and intellectual property support for Thermo Fisher’s biotechnology, pharmaceutical and clinical trials businesses.  With over 15 years of experience, Monica routinely handles all matters of intellectual property protection.  In addition, Monica has extensive experience advising on matters related to IP infringement, employment agreements, contract negotiations, and cyber security.  A champion of trade secret protections, Monica founded Thermo Fisher’s trade secret and risk assessment committee for internally monitoring company trade secret practices. Monica is currently a member of the Intellectual Property Organization’s trade secret committee.

Author:

Lorie Goins

Head of IP Strategy
Kyndryl

Lorie Goins

Head of IP Strategy
Kyndryl
15:15 - 15:45
Networking Break
15:45 - 17:15
IP Leaders Thinktank 2024 (roundtables)

The IP Leadership Executive is proud to offer our first edition of the IP leaders roundtable discussion! Led by a private practice expert, you can discover, question and gain solutions to your most pressing challenges in IP leadership.  

 

Each roundtable session is 45 minutes long, with pre-sign up required on the Swapcard platform.

The IP Leadership Executive is proud to offer our first edition of the IP leaders roundtable discussion! Led by a private practice expert, you can discover, question and gain solutions to your most pressing challenges in IP leadership.  

 

Each roundtable session is 45 minutes long, with pre-sign up required on the Swapcard platform.

Author:

David Lisson

Partner
Davis Polk

A partner in Davis Polk’s IP Litigation group, technology companies rely on David in their highest-stakes disputes. He has tried cases in courts nationwide and in the International Trade Commission, securing substantial jury verdicts and settlements on behalf of plaintiffs, and pre- and post-trial judgments on behalf of defendants. He also handles appellate proceedings and works closely with clients to resolve business-critical IP matters outside the courtroom.

David heads Davis Polk’s GenAI litigation initiative, focused on developers, enterprise technology companies, and organizations implementing GenAI.

David has been recognized by Chambers USA, IAM Patent 1000 and other publications. In Chambers, clients describe him as a “terrific lawyer,” “great counselor,” and “very, very good strategic thinker.” In IAM Patent 1000, peers noted that he is “simply amazing at plotting trial strategy from beginning to end. In the biggest litigations, his command of so many facts and issues is unrivalled.”

David serves on the board of Open Door Legal.

David Lisson

Partner
Davis Polk

A partner in Davis Polk’s IP Litigation group, technology companies rely on David in their highest-stakes disputes. He has tried cases in courts nationwide and in the International Trade Commission, securing substantial jury verdicts and settlements on behalf of plaintiffs, and pre- and post-trial judgments on behalf of defendants. He also handles appellate proceedings and works closely with clients to resolve business-critical IP matters outside the courtroom.

David heads Davis Polk’s GenAI litigation initiative, focused on developers, enterprise technology companies, and organizations implementing GenAI.

David has been recognized by Chambers USA, IAM Patent 1000 and other publications. In Chambers, clients describe him as a “terrific lawyer,” “great counselor,” and “very, very good strategic thinker.” In IAM Patent 1000, peers noted that he is “simply amazing at plotting trial strategy from beginning to end. In the biggest litigations, his command of so many facts and issues is unrivalled.”

David serves on the board of Open Door Legal.

The IP Leadership Executive is proud to offer our first edition of the IP leaders roundtable discussion! Led by a private practice expert, you can discover, question and gain solutions to your most pressing challenges in IP leadership.  

 

Each roundtable session is 45 minutes long, with pre-sign up required on the Swapcard platform.

Author:

Jacob Schroeder

Partner
Finnegan

Jacob Schroeder

Partner
Finnegan

The IP Leadership Executive is proud to offer our first edition of the IP leaders roundtable discussion! Led by a private practice expert, you can discover, question and gain solutions to your most pressing challenges in IP leadership.  

 

Each roundtable session is 45 minutes long, with pre-sign up required on the Swapcard platform.

17:15 - 17:35
Chair Closes on Day 1
17:35 - 19:00
Drinks Reception
19:00
Global IP Strategy Hub Speakers' Dinner
Thursday, 25 Apr, 2024
08:00 - 9:00
Event Registration
09:00 - 09:10
Chair’s Review of Day 1 and Day 2 Intro
09:10 - 09:55

In this session, IP leaders will unravel the intricacies of securing 8/9 figure licensing deals, especially within a litigation context. Explore unique strategies to navigate high-value deals and how to approach them differently, particularly in the telecommunications and semiconductor sector where such significant agreements can emerge.

Author:

Thomas Choi

Director-Licencing
Ericsson

Thomas Choi is a Licensing Director at Ericsson, responsible for managing global IP transactions for Ericsson including SEP licensing.  Prior to joining Ericsson, he had extensive IP licensing and technical experience from his time at Nortel, Wi-LAN and Intellectual Ventures.  Thomas earned his J.D. from Santa Clara University and holds an MA in Electrical Engineering from Carleton University and BA in Computer Engineering from the University of Waterloo.  He is a member of the California Bar and U.S. Patent Bar.

Thomas Choi

Director-Licencing
Ericsson

Thomas Choi is a Licensing Director at Ericsson, responsible for managing global IP transactions for Ericsson including SEP licensing.  Prior to joining Ericsson, he had extensive IP licensing and technical experience from his time at Nortel, Wi-LAN and Intellectual Ventures.  Thomas earned his J.D. from Santa Clara University and holds an MA in Electrical Engineering from Carleton University and BA in Computer Engineering from the University of Waterloo.  He is a member of the California Bar and U.S. Patent Bar.

Author:

Gail Su

Senior Counsel
Google

Gail Su

Senior Counsel
Google

Author:

Keith Wilson

Executive Vice President- Partnerships & Acquisitions
IP Value

Keith Wilson

Executive Vice President- Partnerships & Acquisitions
IP Value
09:55 - 10:40

Join us for a dynamic session on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) in the world of innovative IP industries. Our IP leaders will explore critical topics, such as: the state of DEI in innovative IP Industries, implementing DEI strategies in IP departments, cultivating a culture of best practice and finding out the institutions and initiatives that promote DEI in IP. This session will be interactive and practically led, leaving you with valuable takeaways to drive DEI in your own IP endeavours.

Author:

Danielle Coleman

Senior Director- Associate General Counsel
VMWare

Danielle Coleman

Senior Director- Associate General Counsel
VMWare

Author:

Mimi Diemmy Dao

Managing Director- IP
Applied Materials

Mimi Diemmy Dao

Managing Director- IP
Applied Materials

Author:

Elspeth Simpson White

Deputy General Counsel
Google DeepMind

Elspeth Simpson White

Deputy General Counsel
Google DeepMind
10:40 - 11:15
Networking Break
11:15 - 11:45

What does an Intellectual Property strategy mean?  Most IP professionals consider an IP strategy to be setting goals, targets, and priorities, but have you considered framing your concepts for achieving your IP targets and expectations? This discussion emphasizes moving away from last-minute actions and adopting mid- and long-term approaches to ultimately contribute significantly to company results. By showing you how to build a solid alignment of IP activities with business objectives, we aim to provide you with the knowledge to create an “IP Ecosystem,” which will drive operational excellence in a sustainable way. 

Author:

Kim Swanson

Head of Commercial
Dennemeyer

Kim Swanson

Head of Commercial
Dennemeyer
11:45 - 12:45

Discover patent litigation essentials as IP leaders convene to address the critical aspect of IP protection in litigation. This session offers you a deep dive into strategies for navigating litigation and conveying success and value of the IP process to the wider business functions. Gain insights from industry leaders, explore global IP team building, and learn about outsourcing IP functions to enhance your counsel strategies.

Author:

Katie Nolan-Stevaux

Senior Director- Associate General Counsel- Litigation
Genentech

Katie Nolan-Stevaux

Senior Director- Associate General Counsel- Litigation
Genentech

Author:

Tim Gorry

Partner
Michelman & Robinson

Tim Gorry

Partner
Michelman & Robinson

Author:

Craig Opperman

Chief IP Officer
Lam Research

Craig Opperman

Chief IP Officer
Lam Research
12:45 - 13:45
Networking Lunch
13:45 - 14:45

IP leaders in the USA must have a global outlook on the patent landscape so that IP portfolio can meet the cross-jurisdictional challenges. The European patent landscape is undergoing mass changes with the introduction of the UPC. This is predicted to have several knock-on effects for IP business within the USA. This expert panel session will explore: This expert panel will explore the impact that the UPC is having upon global intellectual property value.

Author:

Victoria Friedman

Managing Partner & Director- USA
Dennemeyer & Associates

Victoria Friedman is an IP attorney specializing in client counseling, procurement and management of intellectual property. Her day-to-day practice involves patent and trademark preparation and prosecution, opinions of counsel, portfolio strategy and management, licensing, business transactions and much more. Her technical background is in Computer Information Systems and her patent practice primarily focuses on software, telecommunications, computer, search, email and social network arts.

In her trademark practice, she manages international portfolios for top global brands in various industries. Friedman is one of a handful of attorneys who have been successful in registering a color mark. She enjoys developing and implementing efficient, practical solutions to her clients' IP challenges.

Victoria Friedman speaks English and Russian and has been active in the field of IP since 2003.

Victoria Friedman

Managing Partner & Director- USA
Dennemeyer & Associates

Victoria Friedman is an IP attorney specializing in client counseling, procurement and management of intellectual property. Her day-to-day practice involves patent and trademark preparation and prosecution, opinions of counsel, portfolio strategy and management, licensing, business transactions and much more. Her technical background is in Computer Information Systems and her patent practice primarily focuses on software, telecommunications, computer, search, email and social network arts.

In her trademark practice, she manages international portfolios for top global brands in various industries. Friedman is one of a handful of attorneys who have been successful in registering a color mark. She enjoys developing and implementing efficient, practical solutions to her clients' IP challenges.

Victoria Friedman speaks English and Russian and has been active in the field of IP since 2003.

Author:

Scott Miller

Chief IP Counsel
Zoetis

Scott Miller

Chief IP Counsel
Zoetis

Author:

Milan Patel

IP Director- Patent Portfolio Management & Strategy - Patent Litigation
Volvo

Milan Patel

IP Director- Patent Portfolio Management & Strategy - Patent Litigation
Volvo
14:45 - 15:30
Networking Break
15:30 - 16:30

An IP department is nothing without the people that make up its parts. This panel of IP leaders will discuss cross-industry strategies towards the cultivation of a high-level and effective IP team. They will show you when to use the creativity and talent within your IP department and when to use the expertise that outside counsels can provide you. Discover how to find the correct talent and how to provide a platform for your employees to succeed.

Author:

Paul Liu

Global Head of Intellectual Property
TuSimple

Paul is the Global Head of Intellectual Property at TuSimple, a self-driving truck company based out of San Diego, California.  At TuSimple, Paul oversees the intellectual property function with a team of attorneys, patent agents, and paralegals to align the company’s intellectual property with the business to obtain proactive, high impact, and creative protections via patents, trademarks, trade secrets, and copyrights.  He is a subject matter expert for intellectual property assets associated with mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, and computer science technologies.  He has been recognized by leading industry publications such as Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) as one of “The World’s Leading IP Strategists.

Paul Liu

Global Head of Intellectual Property
TuSimple

Paul is the Global Head of Intellectual Property at TuSimple, a self-driving truck company based out of San Diego, California.  At TuSimple, Paul oversees the intellectual property function with a team of attorneys, patent agents, and paralegals to align the company’s intellectual property with the business to obtain proactive, high impact, and creative protections via patents, trademarks, trade secrets, and copyrights.  He is a subject matter expert for intellectual property assets associated with mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, and computer science technologies.  He has been recognized by leading industry publications such as Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) as one of “The World’s Leading IP Strategists.

Author:

Daniel Block

Director
Sterne Kessler

Daniel Block

Director
Sterne Kessler

Author:

Carol Fang

Global Head of IP Platforms
Novartis

Carol Fang

Global Head of IP Platforms
Novartis
16:30 - 16:40
Chair’s Closing Remarks
16:40
End of Conference

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