Global IP Management Forum

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October 4, 2019
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October 5–7, 2020 | Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort & Spa | Austin, TX

Join like-minded Chief IP Counsel for inspiration and insight, networking and learning, and proven strategies to improve your business practices.


Faculty Members Include

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  • ENRIQUE ABARCA (Nabors Corporate Industries), Head of Intellectual Property & Innovation
  • GWILYM ATTWELL (Fish & Richardson P.C.), Principal
  • BRITT BACHTEL-BROWNING (Avista Corporation), Senior Corporate Counsel
  • ALEXANDRA BAIN (Cable & Wireless Communications Inc.), Vice President, Legal
  • MARK BLEDSOE (Ingram Content Group), Assistant General Counsel
  • KERRI BRAUN (Kids II), Deputy General Counsel, Intellectual Property & Litigation
  • SCOTT BROWN (Frank’s International), Director, Intellectual Property
  • 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
  • BETSY FLANAGAN (Fish & Richardson P.C.), Principal
  • PAUL GARCIA (Frontier Communications), Associate General Counsel, Intellectual Property & Litigation
  • TRICIA GODDARD (Itron, Inc.), Associate General Counsel, Intellectual Property
  • WALT GROLLITSCH (Intervale Capital), General Counsel and Head of Intellectual Property
  • REKHA HANU (Akorn), Vice President, Associate General Counsel and Chief IP Counsel
  • JASON HARDIMAN (Rimini Street, Inc.), Group Vice President and Associate General Counsel, Intellectual Property
  • WHITNEY HUDAK (Curology), Senior Legal 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
  • ANN LAFEIR (USAA), Senior Intellectual Property Counsel
  • ELIZABETH LEWIS (Turtle Wax, Inc.), General Counsel
  • ALFREDO LEZAMA (TiVo), Vice President, Intellectual Property Business Development, Head of Patent Acquisitions & Transactions
  • TOM MAVRAKAKIS (ServiceNow), Vice President, Legal—Intellectual Property
  • SAUMIL MEHTA (Gogo LLC), Vice President and Assistant General Counsel
  • TODD NORTH (Sequiris), Director, Intellectual Property
  • SCOTT PIERING (Spectrum Brands), Vice President, Chief Intellectual Property Counsel
  • KARL RENNER (Fish & Richardson P.C.), Principal and Co-Chair of Post-Grant Practice
  • ALEX RUDD (Evalueserve), Solutions Architect
  • MARK RYGIEL (Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C.), Director
  • REBECCA SAMAKOW (WeWork), Director, Legal, Intellectual Property–Licensing, Media & Entertainment
  • JASON SEDANO (Halliburton), Senior Counsel, Intellectual Property
  • KEN SEDDON (LOT Network, Inc.), Chief Executive Officer
  • ALANA SHARENOW (Dunkin' Brands), Director, Legal Counsel
  • BEVERLY SHIN (Harman International Industries, Incorporated), Vice President, Global Intellectual Property & Marketing
  • MIKE SOCHOR (ForeScout Technologies, Inc.), Director, Intellectual Property
  • RODNEY SPARKS (RenovaCare), Vice President, Intellectual Property
  • CRAIG SVOBODA (Alvotech), Global Head of Intellectual Property
  • MICHELE TOTONIS (LEGO Systems, Inc.), Director, Legal Affairs & Chair, Intellectual Property Specialty Counsel
  • ANDREW TSAI (Mars, Incorporated), Associate General Counsel, Intellectual Property
  • SCOTT WITONSKY (WiTricity Corporation), Vice President, Intellectual Property & Licensing
  • PAMELA WONG (Quest Diagnostics), Assistant General Counsel
  • ARI ZYTCER (Hyperion Materials & Technologies), Chief Intellectual Property Counsel

Advisory Board

  • 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
  • DINISA FOLMAR (The Hershey Company), Head of Intellectual Property
  • 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

Forum Chair

  • GWILYM ATTWELL (Fish & Richardson P.C.), Principal

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Topics For Discussion

  • The Evolving Role Of The Chief IP Counsel: Elevating Your Global IP Strategy
  • Emerging Trends In Trademark & Digital Enforcement
  • Best Practices In IP Licensing: How Are You Monetizing Your IP?
  • Investing In Top Talent: How Are You Building Your IP Team?
  • Managing International IP Strategy Amidst A Shifting Global IP Landscape

Venue: Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort & Spa

575 Hyatt Lost Pines Road, Cedar Creek, TX 78612

Nestled on 405 acres along the Colorado River, this expansive resort is adjacent to the 1,100-acre nature park McKinney Roughs.

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General Sessions

Address top-of-mind issues in a conversational exchange among industry thought leaders, enabling participants to share lessons, expertise, leadership skills, and practical tools.
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KnowledgeBridges™

Engage in advanced dialogue in an informal boardroom-style setting on specific topics that are particularly suited to smaller group discussions.
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Networking Meals

Participate in all meals and networking functions hosted on-site by Consero. These intimate gatherings provide countless opportunities to develop lasting business relationships.
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Customized Itineraries

Meet with the most innovative service providers in the industry, one-on-one, based on your individual and departmental priorities. Our reputable partners are referred and vetted by your peers.

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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