Conference space with attendees

2019 Global IP Strategy Conference

Speaking Engagement
March 15, 2019
Hosting Organization(s):
Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox
Washington, DC

Our annual Global IP Strategy Conference, an exclusive one-day symposium centered on Global IP Strategy took place on Friday, March 15, 2019. This complimentary forum addressed strategies that enable companies – from the largest tech and consumer product companies to emerging innovators – to capture return on investment from their IP. 

Topics included:

  • Developments in Global IP Law
    • Featuring:
      • Nina O'Sullivan, Mischon de Reya LLP, China
      • Tobias Wuttke, Meissner Bolte, EU
      • Jeff Langer, Stites & Harbison, PLLC, UK/Brexit
  • IP Enforcement in a Global Economy
    • Featuring:
      • Brian Hinman, Aon IP Solutions
      • Dina Kallay, Ericsson
      • Daniel Yonan, Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox
      • Moderator: JC Rozendaal, Sterne Kessler, Goldstein & Fox
  • Brand Protection in a Global Market
    • Featuring:
      • Dana Cizmadia, Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
      • Thomas Stoll, U.S. House Judiciary Committee
      • Tracy-Gene G. Durkin, Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox
      • Moderator: Monica Riva Talley, Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox
  • Keynote Luncheon Topic: Technology Convergence in the Fourth Industrial Revolution
    • Featuring: Walter Copan, Director, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
  • Industry and Technology Roundtables
    • Patent Strategies in the Life Sciences
      • Moderators: Eric Steffe; Tim Shea; Marsha Rose Gillentine from Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox
    • IP Strategies in an Era of Technology Convergence
      • Moderators: Tracy-Gene G. Durkin; Ryan Richardson; Daniel Block from Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox
    • Developments at the PTAB (and Federal Circuit)
      • Moderators: Michael Specht; Lestin Kenton from Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox
    • IP ROI
      • Moderator: Robert Greene Sterne from Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox
  • Building Globally Robust Patent Portfolios: A Strategic Perspective
    • Featuring:
      • Paul Golian, Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
      • Christine Lhulier, DuPont Industrial Biosciences
      • Jason Skinder, Aptiv
      • Sal Bezos, Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox
      • Moderator: Matthew Bodenstein, Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox
  • Crystal Ball Predictions: IP in 2019 and 2025
    • Featuring:
      • Hon. Judge Paul Michel (Ret.), United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
      • Robert Greene Sterne, Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox

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