Recent and upcoming publications and speaking engagements by PatentEsque Law Group, LLP include:

2012

  • Program co-chair, Understanding the Intellectual Property License 2012, Practising Law Institute, San Francisco, CA, Dec. 10-11, 2012.

  • Program co-chair, Advanced Patent Licensing 2012, Practising Law Institute, San Francisco, CA, Oct. 22, 2012.

  • "IP Considerations in Acquiring/Selling Technology Companies," Acquiring or Selling the Privately Held Company 2012, Practising Law Institute, San Francisco, CA, May 8, 2012.

  • "Recent Case Law Relevant to Patent Monetization," IP Monetization 2012, Practising Law Institute, San Francisco, CA, April 12, 2012.

  • Program co-chair, Advanced Licensing Agreements 2012, Practising Law Institute, February 23-24, 2012 (SF), March 22-23, 2012 (NY), April 26-27, 2012 (Chicago).

  • "IP Allocation and Deallocation in Collaborative Transactions," Advanced Licensing Agreements 2012, Practising Law Institute, February 23, 2012 (SF), March 22, 2012 (NY), April 26, 2012 (Chicago).

  • "Best Practices for Patent and Technology Licensing," Advanced Licensing Agreements 2012, Practising Law Institute, February 23, 2012 (SF), March 22, 2012 (NY), April 26, 2012 (Chicago).

  • "Optimizing Patents for Licensing and Enforcement: Common Pitfalls and Best Practices," Silicon Valley IP Law Association, Palo Alto, CA, February 28, 2012.

  • "New Developments in the Law of IP/Technology Licensing," Hawaii State Bar Association, Honolulu, HI, February 16, 2012.

2011

  • "Patent Licensing - 2011 Year in Review," Licensing Executives Society - Silicon Valley Chapter, Palo Alto, CA, December 14, 2011.

  • "Introduction to Patent/Technology Licensing," Understanding the Intellectual Property License 2011, Practising Law Institute, San Francisco, CA, Dec. 12, 2011.

  • Program co-chair, Advanced Patent Licensing 2011, Practising Law Institute, San Francisco, CA, October 24, 2011.

  • "A Mock Patent License Negotiation," Advanced Patent Licensing 2011, Practising Law Institute, San Francisco, CA, October 24, 2011.

  • "Structuring Patent Transactions," Advanced Patent Licensing 2011, Practising Law Institute, San Francisco, CA, October 24, 2011.

  • "IP Traps for the Unwary in Mergers: How to Identify & Deal with those Skeletons in the Closet, " Association of Corporate Counsel,, September 13, 2011 (San Francisco), September 14, 2011 (Palo Alto).

  • "Recent Case Law Relevant to Patent Monetization," IP Monetization 2011, Practising Law Institute, San Francisco, CA, May 5, 2011.

  • Program co-chair, Advanced Licensing Agreements 2011, Practising Law Institute, February 24-25, 2011 (SF), March 24-25, 2011 (NY), April 27-28, 2011 (Chicago).

  • "IP Issues in Strategic Alliances and Joint Ventures," Advanced Licensing Agreements 2011, Practising Law Institute, February 24, 2011 (SF), March 24, 2011 (NY), April 27, 2011 (Chicago).

  • "Avoiding Common Mistakes in Patent and Technology Licensing," Advanced Licensing Agreements 2011, Practising Law Institute, February 24, 2011 (SF), March 24, 2011 (NY), April 27, 2011 (Chicago).

2010

  • "Anatomy of a Patent License," Understanding the Intellectual Property License 2010, Practising Law Institute, San Francisco, CA, December 13, 2010.

  • Program co-chair, Advanced Patent Licensing 2010, Practising Law Institute, September 30, 2010 (Chicago), October 25, 2010 (SF), November 11, 2010 (NY).

  • "Structuring Patent-Driven Transactions," Advanced Patent Licensing 2010, Practising Law Institute, September 30, 2010 (Chicago), October 25, 2010 (SF), November 11, 2010 (NY).

  • "Mock Negotiation of a Patent License Agreement," Advanced Patent Licensing 2010, Practising Law Institute, New York, NY, November 11, 2010.

  • "Live Mock Negotiation: Infringement Indemnity Issues," Software Licensing 2010, American Conference Institute, San Francisco, CA, September 21, 2010.

  • "Inequitable Conduct: 2009-2010 Update," Advanced Patent Prosecution Workshop, Practising Law Institute, San Francisco, CA, August 17, 2010.

  • "Dressing for Success: What Clients Need to Know (and How to Tell Them) About Protecting Intellectual Property, Forming Key Contracts and Finding Venture Capital," American Bar Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, August 7, 2010.

  • "Recent Case Law Relevant to Patent Monetization," IP Monetization 2010, Practising Law Institute, San Francisco, CA, May 6, 2010.

  • "In-House Panel on Patent Monetization," IP Monetization 2010, Practising Law Institute, San Francisco, CA, May 6, 2010.

  • "A Case of Complementary Opposites: Technology Versus Patent Licensing," Negotiating and Drafting IP License Agreements, State Bar of California, San Francisco, CA, April 9, 2010.

  • Program co-chair, Advanced Licensing Agreements 2010, Practising Law Institute, February 25-26, 2010 (SF), March 25-26, 2010 (NY), April 26-27, 2010 (Chicago).

  • "Best Practices for Strategic Alliances and Joint Ventures," Advanced Licensing Agreements 2010, Practising Law Institute, February 25, 2010 (SF), March 25, 2010 (NY), April 26, 2010 (Chicago).

  • "Best Practices for Patent and Technology Licensing," Advanced Licensing Agreements 2010, Practising Law Institute, February 25, 2010 (SF), March 25, 2010 (NY), April 26, 2010 (Chicago).

  • "The Current State of Patent Monetization: 2010," Hawaii State Bar Association, Honolulu, HI, February 8, 2010.

2009

  • "Mock Negotiation of a Software License Agreement," Software Licensing Agreements, American Conference Institute, San Francisco, CA, October 6, 2009.

  • Program co-chair, Advanced Patent Licensing 2009, Practising Law Institute, San Francisco, CA, September 14-15, 2009.

  • "Business and Legal Considerations in Patent Transactions," Advanced Patent Licensing 2009, Practising Law Institute, San Francisco, CA, September 14, 2009.

  • "Inequitable Conduct: 2008-2009 Update," Advanced Patent Prosecution Workshop, Practising Law Institute, San Francisco, CA, August 18, 2009.

  • "The IP Lawyer’s Guide to Mergers & Acquisitions," Patent Basics 2009, Practising Law Institute, San Francisco, CA, June 9, 2009.

  • "How is Patent Jurisprudence Affecting Patent Monetization?," IP Monetization 2009, Practising Law Institute , San Francisco, CA, May 13, 2009.

  • "Recent Case Law Affecting Patent Licensing," Michigan Intellectual Property Law Association, Detroit, MI, April 8, 2009.

  • "Business Considerations of a License Agreement," Patent Law Institute, Practising Law Institute, San Francisco, CA, March 23, 2009.

  • Program co-chair, Advanced Licensing Agreements 2009, Practising Law Institute, February 26-27, 2009 (SF), March 26-27, 2009 (NY), April 27-28, 2009 (Chicago).

  • "Managing Your Patent Portfolio to Maximize Licensing Opportunities," Advanced Licensing Agreements 2009, Practising Law Institute, February 27, 2009 (SF), March 27, 2009 (NY), April 28, 2009 (Chicago).

  • "IP Issues in Joint Ventures and Strategic Alliances," Advanced Licensing Agreements 2009, Practising Law Institute, February 26, 2009 (SF), March 26, 2009 (NY), April 27, 2009 (Chicago).

  • "Avoiding Common Mistakes and Patent and Technology Licensing," Advanced Licensing Agreements 2009, Practising Law Institute, February 26, 2009 (SF), March 26, 2009 (NY), April 27, 2009 (Chicago).

  • "Conducting IP Transactions with Distressed Companies," Silicon Valley IP Law Association, Palo Alto, CA, February 18, 2009.

2008

  • "License Agreement Negotiation Tactics: Overcoming Common Contract Formation Stumbling Blocks," Software Licensing Agreements, American Conference Institute, San Francisco, CA, October 21-22, 2008.

  • "From Research to Reality: Business Meets Technology at Caltech," Alumni College, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, September 12-13, 2008.

  • "Inequitable Conduct: 2007-2008 Update," Advanced Patent Prosecution Workshop, Practising Law Institute, San Francisco, CA, August 12, 2008.

  • "Bankruptcy Issues for IP Lawyers," Summer IP Institute, Michigan State Bar, Mackinac Island, MI, July 19, 2008.

  • Program co-chair, Advanced Patent Licensing 2008, Practising Law Institute, May 28, 2008 (NY), June 11, 2008 (SF).

  • "Structuring and Negotiating Patent Purchase Deals," Advanced Patent Licensing 2008, Practising Law Institute, May 28, 2008 (NY), June 11, 2008 (SF).

  • Program co-chair, Negotiating, Drafting and Executing Technology Licensing Agreements, American Conference Institute, San Francisco, CA, April 29-30, 2008.

  • "Understanding the Licensee Landscape: How to Choose and Market to Potential Licensees," Negotiating, Drafting and Executing Technology Licensing Agreements, American Conference Institute, San Francisco, CA, April 29, 2008.

  • "Top Mistakes in Patent Licensing," 2008 World Technology Law Conference and Annual Meeting, International Technology Law Ass'n., Las Vegas, NV, April 25, 2008.

  • Program co-chair, Advanced Licensing Agreements 2008, Practising Law Institute, February 28-29, 2007 (SF), March 27-28, 2008 (NY), April 21-22, 2008 (Chicago).

  • "IP Issues in Strategic Alliances," Advanced Licensing Agreements 2008, Practising Law Institute, March 27, 2008 (NY), April 21, 2008 (Chicago).

  • "The Law and Business of Patent and Technology Licensing, " Advanced Licensing Agreements 2008, Practising Law Institute, San Francisco, CA, February 28, 2008.

  • Program chair, Drafting and Negotiating Patent License Agreements 2008 - Advanced Strategies and Techniques, West Legalworks, Austin, TX, Feb. 13, 2008.

  • "How Recent Case Law Has (and Hasn't) Changed Patent Licensing," Drafting and Negotiating Patent License Agreements 2008 - Advanced Strategies and Techniques, West Legalworks, Austin, TX, Feb. 13, 2008.

  • "What Lawyers Need to Know About the Business of Selling and Licensing Patents," Patent Law Institute: The Practice Impact of Recent Developments, Practising Law Institute, San Francisco, CA, January 28, 2008.

Recent and upcoming speeches and publications are highlighted to the right.

For a full list by attorney, click a name below:
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