Director Uma N. Everett gave opening remarks during CenterForce’s IP Strategy Summit: New York on November 1, 2023. She also participated in a fireside chat regarding U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) practice, including her views on the ITC’s impact on the patent and IP landscape, recent cases in the media, and what IP owners should consider if they are a Complainant or Respondent at the ITC. She also discussed partnering with outside counsel and other best practices from her experience before the ITC.

The conference included panel discussions and roundtable sessions that provided attendees with practical knowledge, skills and strategies to navigate the complexities of intellectual property law. Panelists shared their insights on topics such as patent litigation strategies, portfolio management, patent prosecution, trade secrets and best practices.