Global IP Management Virtual Forum

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October 5–6, 2020 | 12:45 PM–4:30 PM ET

Consero is pleased to offer the most senior Fortune 500 executives a series of Virtual Forums, where they can enjoy the same benefits of our face-to-face offerings—without leaving the comfort of their home workstations.

Faculty Members Include

Faculty Members

  • ENRIQUE ABARCA (Nabors Corporate Industries), Head of Intellectual Property & Innovation
  • LAURA ALTIERI (Del Monte Foods, Inc.), Deputy General Counsel
  • ALEXANDRA BAIN (Cable & Wireless Communications Inc.), Vice President, Legal
  • KERRI BRAUN (Kids II), Deputy General Counsel, Intellectual Property & Litigation
  • SCOTT BROWN (Frank’s International), Director, Intellectual Property
  • MICHAEL CHERNOFF (Murgitroyd), Director, Intellectual Property Strategy & Portfolio Management
  • COLM DOBBYN (MasterCard), Group Executive and Associate General Counsel, Intellectual Property
  • SCOTT ELMER (St. Jude Children's Research Hospital), Director, Office of Technology Licensing
  • GLEN FARBANISH (Lutron Electronics Co., Inc.), Senior Director, Intellectual Property
  • ELENA GALLETTI (Questel), Vice President of Marketing
  • PAUL GARCIA (Frontier Communications), Associate General Counsel, Intellectual Property & Litigation
  • SHERYL GARKO (Orrick), Partner
  • WALT GROLLITSCH (Intervale Capital), General Counsel and Head of Intellectual Property
  • REKHA HANU (Akorn), Vice President, Associate General Counsel and Chief IP Counsel
  • MERCEDES HOBSON (Zynga, Inc.), Intellectual Property Counsel
  • RUS HOLLOWAY (Bell Helicopter Textron, Inc.), Deputy General Counsel, Intellectual Property
  • WHITNEY HUDAK (Curology), Senior Legal Counsel
  • DENNIS JASKOVIAK (Aramco Services Company), Intellectual Property Counsel
  • JOSEPH KUCERA (Pure Storage), Director, Intellectual Property Strategy
  • MARK LEONARD (Jelly Belly Candy Company), General Counsel
  • ELIZABETH LEWIS (Turtle Wax, Inc.), General Counsel
  • TOM MAVRAKAKIS (ServiceNow), Vice President, Legal—Intellectual Property
  • JENNIFER MCKENZIE (Bereskin & Parr LLP), Partner
  • WILLIAM MCSPADDEN (Cochlear Americas), Chief Counsel, U.S. Patent Litigation
  • SAUMIL MEHTA (Gogo LLC), Vice President and Assistant General Counsel
  • NANCY MERRITT (OpSec Security), Senior Manager, Global Relationships
  • TODD NORTH (Sequiris), Director, Intellectual Property
  • SCOTT PIERING (Spectrum Brands), Vice President, Chief Intellectual Property Counsel
  • MATTHEW PRATER (SABIC), Senior Intellectual Property Counsel
  • BHUPINDER RANDHAWA (Bereskin & Parr LLP), Partner
  • REBECCA SAMAKOW (WeWork), Director, Legal, Intellectual Property–Licensing, Media & Entertainment
  • JASON SEDANO (Concentric Power Inc.), Senior Counsel, Intellectual Property
  • KEN SEDDON (LOT Network, Inc.), Chief Executive Officer
  • ALANA SHARENOW (Dunkin' Brands), Director, Legal Counsel
  • MIKE SOCHOR (ForeScout Technologies, Inc.), Director, Intellectual Property
  • RODNEY SPARKS (RenovaCare), Vice President, Intellectual Property
  • CRAIG SVOBODA (Alvotech), Global Head of Intellectual Property
  • SCOTT WITONSKY (WiTricity Corporation), Vice President, Intellectual Property & Licensing
  • ARI ZYTCER (Hyperion Materials & Technologies), Chief Intellectual Property Counsel

Forum Chair

  • GWILYM ATTWELL (Fish & Richardson P.C.), Principal
  • KERRI BRAUN (Kids II), Deputy General Counsel, Intellectual Property
  • JENNIFER CHUNG (Accuweather), Chief Intellectual Property Counsel
  • COLM DOBBYN (MasterCard), Group Executive and Associate General Counsel, Intellectual Property
  • DAVID DUTCHER (Western Digital), Chief Patent Counsel
  • CHRIS LHULIER (DuPont), Assistant Chief Intellectual Property Counsel
  • HEIDI MARTINEZ (Xerox), Chief Intellectual Property Counsel
  • SHAUN MONTANA (Osram Sylvania), Chief Intellectual Property Counsel
  • ASHLEY ZITO (IHG), Chief Intellectual Property Counsel

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Topics For Discussion

  • The Evolving Role Of The Chief IP Counsel: Elevating Your Global IP Strategy
  • Shaping Your IP Litigation Strategy To Protect Your Assets
  • Cost Savings On Trademark Prosecution And Renewals
  • Protecting Innovation Through Strong Peer Networks: How Can Chief IP Officers Help Their Company With The Growing Patent Troll Issue?
  • Partnering With Outside Counsel & Legal Service Providers To Manage Legal Costs
  • Emerging Trends In Trademark & Digital Enforcement
  • Managing International IP Strategy Amidst A Shifting Global IP Landscape
  • Best Practices In IP Licensing: How Are You Monetizing Your IP?
  • Navigating The Myriad Of Risks Associated With Trade Secret Theft

Consero’s Virtual Forums facilitate uniquely meaningful conversation and connections among the world’s most senior corporate leaders.


Event Participants Engage In:

  • Interactive panel sessions,
  • Breakout discussions on more targeted topics, and
  • One-on-one business meetings.

The End Result Is A Highly Efficient Opportunity To:

  • Share best practices,
  • Benchmark with other companies, and
  • Identify specific tools and strategies to materially improve corporate performance.

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Attendees Rave About Consero

  • Barbara McClung | Caribou Biosciences, Inc
    “Fabulous – I always learn something and meet great people.”
    Barbara McClung | Caribou Biosciences, Inc
  • Diane Ferguson | VCE Company, LLC
    “The forum provides an atmosphere that encourages an exchange of ideas and best practices that mimics the interactions between colleagues at a common employer. One of the best networking opportunities for patent attorneys that I have attended.”
    Diane Ferguson | VCE Company, LLC
  • Dan Kelly | Vista Outdoor
    “This forum is fast-paced and content-rich; it is what all CLE conferences should be like.”
    Dan Kelly | Vista Outdoor
  • Mike Garrabrants | Lattice Semi
    “Well organized, effective, and quality event.”
    Mike Garrabrants | Lattice Semi
  • Jeff Duncan | Elevance Renewable Sciences, Inc.
    “Nicely done. Good job of facilitating peer-to-peer discussions.”
    Jeff Duncan | Elevance Renewable Sciences, Inc.
  • Michael Baker | Qorvo
    “Consero consistently provides high-quality, relevant IP management forums.”
    Michael Baker | Qorvo

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