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Technology Patent Network North America 2020

Speaking Engagement
March 12, 2020
Virtual Program
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Director Ryan C. Richardson will be speaking at the WIPR's Technology Patent Network North America virtual program. He will be moderating the panel described below:

Key Considerations for a FRAND Patent Licensing Strategy 

  • What should be the Appropriate Scope of the Proposed License? 
  • What Form should Royalty Payments Take?
  • What Methodology Should be Used for Calculating FRAND Rates?
  • Licensing Terms: How Should the Patented Feature be Valued in order to Balance Against the Need to Incentivize Invention?

Starting with a concise round-up of recent notable trials from key global patent jurisdictions, the conference continues with a series of presentations and keynote panel discussions, Q&A sessions, extended round table discussion groups and a networking lunch — and culminates in a closing drinks reception. Attending will enable you to address your concerns; find solutions to your challenges; stay abreast of new precedent and harness new ways to protect and exploit your innovations. 

Key topics for 2020 include:

  • US Focus: Assessing the Current State of Patent Eligible Subject Matter
  • Europe Focus: Patenting Computer-Implemented Inventions in the Era of AI
  • Patenting Artificial Intelligence: Use of Patents or Trade Secrets?
  • Best Practice for In-House IP Counsel: Invention Harvesting
  • Key Developments in Global Standards Essential Patents Litigation
  • Autonomous Vehicles and Detectability of AI Innovations
  • Patenting Machine Learning Technologies