Intellectual property law is crucial to ensuring that you or your organization have exclusive rights to that assets that you’ve created. The BrightTALK intellectual property community has thousands of professionals focused on learning and exchanging information about intellectual property management, intellectual property software and how to protect intellectual property. Join the community for access to free, interactive presentations or attend live webinars to have your questions answered by IP lawyers and industry experts.
Counterfeit medicines cause an estimated 170,000 deaths a year, with the WHO estimating more than 120,000 people a year die in Africa as a result of fake anti-malarial drugs. This is also having an incredibly harmful impact on the brands and companies who are being imitated.
Emerging economies, particularly in South East Asia, present a real challenge for companies who are keen to expand internationally while defending their brand and products against counterfeiters. A robust brand protection strategy is required, but distance, culture, technology, and different levels of intellectual property protection can create an extremely difficult environment in which to operate.
Brand protection is still a niche activity, but companies are starting to realise that brand protection offers a real chance to materially affect the bottom line of their business, show their respect for consumers and deliver the consumers’ expectation of products.
Joel Stobart is Chief Technology Officer at Custodian Solutions; a novel brand protection company that uses cloud-based software to re-think and re-design the way brand protection is carried out, joins us alongside Jeff Moore, Operations Director at AAL; a Global Intelligence consultancy who manage investigations and provide solutions to clients brand protection issues worldwide – for this webinar on brand protection strategies for intellectual property owners operating in South East Asia.
A well-managed patent portfolio can generate significant revenue for patent owners. But as a portfolio grows, so too does the annuity bill.
Managing patent annuity costs is a major issue in the patent industry and it's a topic which has hit the press recently as there is a nascent class action underway in the US involving a major payment provider.
PatSnap will be joined by Peter Rouse, Director at Patent Annuity Costs Limited for a webinar on strategies for managing patent annuities, giving patent portfolio managers an overview of the key considerations to be aware of.
There will also be a Q&A session where you can put your questions on this topic to Peter.
Intellectual property can account for 70% of a company’s valuation, conflicting views exist on the best way to value patents and IP portfolios, or even whether they can be valued at all.
Dr. Dierk-Oliver Kiehne, CEO at InTraCoM GmbH, a leading patent valuation consultancy, joins us on 8th February to discuss the various ways in which patents can be valued, as well as the benefits and disadvantages of the various approaches.
He will explain how a better understanding of patent valuations can help to support an organisation's strategic goals and suggest ways in which patent portfolio owners can measure and track the value of their patents. There will also be a Q&A session at the end of this webinar where our audience can put their questions to our expert speaker.
This webinar is essential viewing for all patent owners who are interested in understanding patent valuations, regardless of the scale of their business or portfolio.
Tego’s technology embeds data and documents directly on an asset, creating business intelligence and powering the internet of things.
By 2020, an estimated 50 billion devices, robots, and sensors will be connected to the internet, and to each other. These devices are impacting every aspect of how we work and live, in what is being described as the 4th industrial revolution.
Timothy Butler, CEO of Tego, will share how the company's intellectual property strategy began to take shape while the Tego was still a very early stage startup. He'll discuss how Tego's IP strategy has evolved as the company has grown, and share insights on best practice for SMEs when managing their IP.
This webinar will take a look at the various ways in which you can utilize the plethora of tools in the PatSnap armory to make sure you’re up to date on your competitors, suppliers, and even your own portfolio.
Whether it’s making sure you know about the new patents that have been filed, or the new markets that have been identified, we can help ensure you’re not behind on the news.
This webinar will focus on best practices when licensing out intellectual property to avoid any potential litigation risks later on. Owen will be discussing a variety of ways in which you can construct a licensing agreement and techniques to ensure both sides get a good deal.
This session is presented by Owen Nicholson, Head of Growth at IN-PART. Owen was previously Operations Manager for the Dyson Robotics Lab and External Research Programme Manager for Dyson
Welcome to Advanced PatSnap onboarding. In today’s webinar we will be taking the next steps in learning more about the platform, not only identifying helpful tools, but also establishing value. In today’s session we will be:
• Identifying innovation opportunities to increase ROI on R&D investment
• Highlight potential freedom to operate regions, looking at grant and litigation data using live patent landscapes
• Understand what aspects of PatSnap can reduce litigation and infringement risk throughout your business plan.
• Evaluate licencing and collaboration partners
Even if you use commercial patent research tools, you're likely still use free tools. How do you maximize your utilization of these tools to get the best of both worlds? We review coverage, results and feature functionality of both sets of tools, and reveal a newly launched tool that brings a whole new experience to the world of patent research.
Join us for an interactive webinar with Dylan O. Adams, a Senior Patent Attorney and Amazon Bestselling Author of "Patents Demystified: An Insider's Guide to Protecting Ideas and Inventions."
His book, Patents Demystified, is the Official Patent Guide of The American Bar Association and is used at Top Universities Including Harvard and Stanford. As a senior patent attorney, Dylan has experience with U.S. and foreign patents in a wide variety of technology fields, including software, computer hardware and biotechnology.
In this webinar, we will explore which patent protection strategy best fits your business goals, both short and long-term. We will discuss best practices on how to work with your patent attorneys to craft the strategy that fits current and future budget constraints, and how you can easily leverage your patent assets and derive the most value from them.
Welcome to PatSnap. In this initial onboarding webinar, emphasis will be put on understanding the core aspects of intellectual property and applying this to the fundamental tools and features within our system.
You’ll leave these sessions understanding how to:
•Perform basic searches on PatSnap, using IPC’s and boolean operators
• How to filter your search results to ensure only the most relevant patents appear
• Customising your account settings
• Identify individual sections of a patent document, (patent families, citation analysis etc...)
• Utilise your research efforts by saving and sharing your work, building basic lists, or downloading full patent documents.
Join Laura Schoppe, President of Fuentek, a consulting firm specializing in IP asset management, tech transfer and commercialization - on Wednesday 11th January to find out how you can improve the ROI of your intellectual property by using patent data.
In this session, you will learn how to get early market feedback, and develop new commercial opportunities for your IP. Laura will provide practical, actionable advice on:
- Readiness Assessment for Market Planning (RAMP)
- Identifying potential collaborators and licensees
- Verifying market fit and collecting feedback
- Developing a licensing / commercialization strategy for your IP
There will also be time for a live Q&A, so if you have any questions about commercializing your IP, this is a great opportunity to speak to an expert.
What does the Apple vs Samsung SCOTUS ruling mean for the patent industry in 2017?
Gene Quinn and special guests look back at the most important moments of 2016, and consider the issues that look set to shape the patent industry in 2017
It is that time once again when we look back on the previous year in preparation to close the final chapter on 2016, and we begin to look ahead and ask what is in store for the new year.
Gene Quinn, patent attorney and founder of IPWatchdog.com, will moderate this discussion, alongside a panel of very special guests.
Join us as we discuss:
2016: The Year of the Patent Trial and Appeal Board – From the Supreme Court deciding Cuozzo, to the Federal Circuit spending much of the year rubber stamping the PTAB, it has been a rollercoaster year.
2016: Software Patents Strike Back – A series of Federal Circuit decisions post-Alice have started to provide meaningful insight into how software can be described so that it will be considered patent eligible.
2017: Regulatory Reform NOT Patent Reform – Patent reform will almost certainly not be a top priority for the Trump Administration, but regulatory reforms to the PTAB could be seen and may be quite significant and beneficial to patent owners.
2017: Supreme Court to Decide Samsung v. Apple - The decision will either validate the value of design patents or make design patents virtually worthless.
Resource constraints, financial and human, mean that most universities simply do not have the luxury of being able to back every research commercialisation opportunity. Therefore, it is essential to develop a strategy and process that optimises the chances of backing winners, be it to maximise the financial return or to address the non-financial impact agenda.
PatSnap will be teaming up Isis Enterprise, the innovation consultancy division of Oxford University Innovation, to discuss some key measures that can be taken to identify promising commercialisation projects that are underpinned by strong intellectual property. We will also be providing insight on methods for trimming and shaping academic patent portfolios so that they are optimised for strong overall returns.
Whether operating in the region or conducting business through third parties, the shifting risk and regulatory landscape in Latin America poses many challenges. With local nuances, a one-size-fits-all approach to compliance and due diligence might do little more than provide a false sense of security.
Join Kroll's experts as they discuss the changing risk environment in Latin America and the potential implications on your risk mitigation and due diligence programs in the region.
- Corruption risks and trends in Latin America
- Understanding local nuances: What you need to know when conducting business with third parties in the region
- Best practices for risk mitigation and due diligence
In today’s complex and ever-changing security landscape, every C-Suite and Board knows of cyber risk, but what does it really mean to be prepared to respond to a data breach incident? Top executives do not have to become cyber security experts, but they must make sure their organization’s breach response plans and strategies are defined and set. While they will not directly lead technical, legal and notification efforts to address data breaches, they do need to act as internal champions of proper planning and prevention.
Identifying and closing security gaps, directing communication channels, and developing and regularly testing incident response plans are as important now as managing any other business risk or concern. Therefore, company leadership must take charge and direct their organizations to conduct extensive preparation efforts to mitigate those risks and make certain everyone stands ready to execute against the established procedures and policies when a breach occurs.
In this webinar, you will hear from experts who have been on the inside and outside of data breach response efforts. You will learn:
•Why the C-Suite and Board need to champion planning and prevention efforts.
•How to get Executive buy-in.
•Ways to build stronger response structures from the top.
•How to construct response architectures. Who needs to be responsible for what?
•Cyber Risk – What are the latest threats and what does the C-Suite and Board need to understand?
•Developing and directing an Incident Response Plan: Where do the C-Suite and Board fit in?
•Examples our experts have seen – the good and the bad
Security teams continually look for better ways to collect, analyze, and apply threat intelligence. Join our webcast with industry experts Mike Rothman and A.J. Shipley in their lively discussion of building, optimizing, and getting more value from your threat intelligence program. They’ll explore:
•Evaluating data quality
•Understanding threat context, relevance and priority
•Key use cases around threat prevention, detection, and remediation
•Best practices and advanced tools & technologies.
On June 13, 2016, the United States Supreme Court decided that the two-part Seagate test being used to decide whether or not an infringer is subject to enhanced damages was inconsistent with the statutory authority (35 U.S.C. §284) relied on for those claims. How has that decision impacted the District and Federal Circuit Court rulings?
Join Fitzpatrick and Managing IP for a complimentary webinar as we discuss Halo and the impact it has had on claims made under §284 in the district courts since June.
The webinar will be moderated by Michael Loney, Americas editor at Managing IP, and will feature Michael McGraw and Zachary Garrett, attorneys from Fitzpatrick, as they discuss the following topics:
- The end of Seagate and the Federal Circuit’s two-part test
- Halo and the current standard for enhanced damages
- Impact on the District Court cases following Halo
- Impact on the Federal Circuit cases following Halo
Prior to making an investment in a start-up, investors look to ensure that the team, product, and market aspects are all strong. They then carry out due diligence to expose and plan for potential risks. These usually include financial and legal risks, but more and more investors are focusing on intellectual property too.
PatSnap will be teaming up with Jon Calvert, Managing Director at ClearView IP, to discuss what aspects should be considered when beginning due diligence and how a rigorous approach can secure a greater likelihood of realising substantial investment returns.
In this webinar we will explore:
- What kind of intellectual property does a startup actually have?
- How do I know if the intellectual property position is strong?
- What kind of things should be on my intellectual property due diligence check list?
- How can I put a financial value on the intellectual property?
The Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 provides the first federal civil cause of action for trade secrets misappropriation. Join us for a discussion of the cases filed under the new statute and an exploration of the emerging legal and strategic issues facing DTSA litigants.
Topics to be addressed by the panel include the identification and management of trade secret assets to avoid their misappropriation; the strategic considerations for referring a trade secrets case to the criminal authorities after a breach has occurred; the primary differences between litigating trade secrets claims under state and federal law; and a review of the first wave of cases being filed under the new federal statute.
Come prepared to look at disaster recovery planning with a 360 degree view for the enterprise and SMB space, and walk away with technical ideas you can begin to implement immediately. During this presentation, we will discuss disaster recovery planning considerations and partnerships. We will also walk through technical solutions that provide a way to use virtualization and storage strategies for an approachable DR solution.
India remains an attractive destination for foreign investors as its economic fundamentals and optimism about its prospects remain strong. From a macroeconomic perspective, India is one of the fastest growing major emerging markets, with recent projections from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) pointing to a fiscal growth of 7.4% versus a 6.6% expansion in China for 2016. Politically, it is more stable than in previous cycles, with the BJP led government initiating a number of reforms and regulatory measures that are instilling economic confidence and raising India’s attractiveness as a destination for FDI. The country’s demographics are equally promising: India is home to 18% of the world’s working-age population (ages 15-64), a growing middle class with increasing purchasing power and a corporate sector that is flexing its muscle domestically and globally.
Join Kroll’s team as they share the shifting dynamics of investing in India, replete with both risks and rich rewards at every turn. It includes an in-depth commentary by Reshmi Khurana, Kroll’s Managing Director and Head of South Asia, and Tarun Bhatia, Managing Director at Kroll, who will discuss the most urgent risks of cross-border deal-making, offering insights on conducting pre-transactional due diligence on
Join RWS inovia and Managing IP Magazine for a complimentary webinar as we discuss Brexit and implications for the Unitary Patent (UP), the Unitary Patent Court (UPC) and other important patent related issues.
The UP was established with the intent of providing a single European patent covering 26 nations. With the recent vote for Brexit, there is uncertainty as to when and how the UP will come into force. If it does, it may not include the UK, one of the largest economies in Europe.
How will this affect your patent portfolio? Join us for the discussion!
The webinar will be moderated by James Nurton, managing editor, Managing IP and will feature Reinhard Ottway, CEO of RWS Group, Gary Smith, former Director of the PCT at WIPO, and Justin Simpson, Founder of inovia as they discuss the following topics:
Following Brexit what are the implications for the UK, Europe, and beyond?
How will this affect your filing and enforcement strategies?
How will this impact the cost of receiving patent protection?
An in-depth discussion and update on the federal Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 that became effective on May 11, 2016 including a review of the key provisions of the DTSA and the nexus to the Uniform Trade Secrets Act (UTSA) and the Economic Espionage Act of 1996 (EEA).
This webinar will include the following topics:
•History of the DTSA
•Analysis of the Uniform Trade Secrets Act and the Economic Espionage Act (EEA) Interface With the DTSA
•Ex Parte Seizure Provisions of the DTSA
•Extraterritorial Jurisdiction and RICO Predicate Acts
•Litigation Strategies: Plaintiff’s Perspective
•Litigation Strategies: Defendants’ Perspective
•Immunity and Whistleblower Provisions
•Interface With Criminal Violations of the EEA
R. Mark Halligan, FisherBroyles
Mark L. Krotoski, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius
Linda K. Stevens, Schiff Hardin
Peter J. Toren, Weisbrod, Matteis & Copley
The cyber threat landscape is constantly evolving and conventional security products (Firewalls, IPS/IDS and web proxies) are unable to address emerging threats in a fast and efficient manner. LookingGlass’ newest threat mitigation appliance, the ScoutShield Threat Intelligence Gateway, provides a zero-touch solution to automate the threat response.
Join our Director of Product Management, Kinshuk Pahare as he discusses the:
1. Challenges with conventional security appliances and the need for a Threat Intelligence Gateway.
2. Importance of having high quality threat intelligence.
3. Must-have characteristics of a Threat Intelligence Gateway appliance.
How do you know if your innovative idea is really original? How can you find patents that might be encroaching on your existing portfolio? The key how you search for similar patents - but as our presenter Jarrod Britton will explain, this aspect of patent search is as much an art as a science.
In this webinar, we will explore:
• The benefits and limitations of free patent search tools
• Effective techniques you can use when identifying similar patents in your innovation space
• Basic techniques like keyword and classification searching
• How semantic search can help you to go deeper and find more relevant patents
• Avoiding common mistakes when exploring similar IP
Are European companies equally successful when filing at the USPTO as their US counterparts? What is their biggest threat when filing a patent application at the USPTO?
In this webinar we will use statistics on art units, examiners, Office actions, RCE’s and law firms to tell you a real story on how the USPTO works and how you can benefit from this knowledge.
In this webinar, PatSnap investigates the growing need for accelerating innovation in enterprises and a less silo-led approach to various aspects of intellectual property. We examine the ways in which organizations can approach faster innovation processes and, crucially, how to measure the performance of any new initiatives. What are the key data points that should be tracked, and how can you benchmark yourself against the competition?
Does your practice have what it takes to win? Are you up to date on which legal technologies and innovations are on the horizon? Hear from experts, including the co-founder of Stanford Law’s CodeX program, as well as the former editor-in-chief of ALM’s Law Technology News, and from the creator of Legal Analytics, one of the most exciting developments in legal technology.
The People’s Republic of China (PRC) represents a massive market opportunity for ambitious businesses, but issues can quickly arise around supply chain management, partnerships, and distribution. When valuable intellectual property is concerned, it’s important to maximise commercial opportunities in China whilst also safeguarding and enforcing your rights as an IP owner.
Join Dan Plane, Director at Simone Intellectual Property Services (SIPS) for practical advice on doing business in China – from identifying reliable manufacturers and suppliers, to working with distribution partners and managing the practicalities of licensing agreements in a radically different culture. In this webinar Dan will give practical recommendations for intellectual property owners on best practice gained from years of experience of working and advising clients in PRC.
Simone IP Services is an intellectual property consultancy and trademark agency established by senior IP professionals with deep expertise in Greater China and Asia region IP matters.
Dr Lisa Haile presents this webinar exploring issues and strategies for diagnostic and therapeutic patents and licenses.
This webinar will address questions such as:
Are diagnostic tests patentable?
What are the effects of the Alice ruling and the Myriad Genetics case on patents?
What strategies can be used to avoid the pitfalls associated with patenting around "laws of nature"?
What are the latest rulings and precedents around diagnostics and genetic markers and how is the landscape evolving?
This is essential viewing for anyone involved with intellectual property and innovation in the life sciences sector.
Join RWS inovia, Minesoft & Managing IP Magazine for a complimentary webinar on March 30, 2017 at 3pm GMT/ 10am EST, as we review challenges and solutions associated with patent searching in China, Taiwan, Japan and South Korea. The webinar will also discuss filing trends in Asia compared to strategies in the West.
TeVido BioDevices uses the innovative process of 3D bioprinting living human cells for use as implants or grafts for use in reconstructive surgery and wound care, for example in post-surgery care for cancer patients.
TeVido uses a simple yet sophisticated approach to produce living tissue products - inkjet printers modified to print cells instead of ink.
In this live webinar, Dr. Scott Collins, CTO and VP of Research and Development at TeVido, will explain TeVido’s innovation journey, from concept, through research and prototying, to funding, patenting, and testing the company’s highly innovative offering in the field of biotechnology.
Building a patent portfolio today which will have strategic value to in the future is an innovation challenge facing all heads of R&D and IP. Generating value from intellectual property is difficult – appetites for licensing and litigation are changing, legal challenges are reshaping validity and appeals processes, and technology abandonment is happening faster than ever before.
As an innovation leader, how can you build and shape a strategic patent portfolio that will sit in tomorrow’s growing market place, positioning your company to take advantage of new and emerging opportunities – in the blue ocean?
PatSnap will be joined by Peter Cowan, IP strategist and Founder of IP strategy advisory firm Northworks IP, for a live webinar on how to use blue ocean strategy to build a strategic patent portfolio.
In this webinar, you will learn:
• What blue ocean strategy looks like in today’s world of IP and innovation
• How to analyse the intersection of technology, patents, and market direction to find innovation blue oceans
• How market incumbents as well as start-ups can use their current position to leverage new growing markets
• The practical considerations and challenges of applying blue ocean strategy to your business objectives