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General Counsel Event

Presented by the NVTC General Counsel Committee

September 10, 2010

Cracking the Intellectual Property Nut -- Unlocking Hidden Value

Please join us for an executive briefing focused on how to identify, protect and derive value from your company's intellectual property. Leading experts from Raytheon, Microsoft and Pillsbury will share their perspectives and insights on the following topics:

  • Patents, trademarks and copyrights - what they are and why they are valuable to your company
  • Generating revenue from IP - modern approaches for identifying and licensing/selling your IP
  • Protecting your IP - cost-effective methods for protecting IP assets
  • Preparing for cross-border IP issues
  • New frontiers - future developments in IP rights
This program is designed for general counsels, in-house lawyers and C-level executives seeking a deeper understanding of the commercial, as well as legal, aspects of intellectual property.

Speakers:
Jack Barufka, Partner, Pillsbury
Patricia Bornes, Senior Director & IP Counsel, Microsoft Corporation
Kinsey Haffner, Vice President of Intellectual Property & Licensing, Raytheon



Sponsors

Gold Sponsors: eTERA Consulting; Fitzpatrick, Cella, Harper & Scinto; Hogan Lovells US LLP; Pillsbury LLP; Townsend and Townsend and Crew LLP; Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC

For more information about sponsorships for this event and committee, click here.


Location:
The Ritz-Carlton
1700 Tysons Blvd
McLean, VA