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Upcoming events

05.22.17 - 05.23.17

INTA's 139th Annual Meeting

Barcelona, Spain

Schedule a time to meet with the Lecorpio team at INTA's 139th Annual Meeting in Barcelona this May. See for yourself how our IP management solution can enable your company to:

  • Streamline and simplify trademark workflow processes, including TM clearance requests, docketing and renewal management
  • Leverage a single, secure repository for all trademark, domain and copyright issues
  • Gain visibility and control of your entire IP portfolio with robust reporting and analytics

The Lecorpio team will be available Monday May, 22, and Tuesday May, 23, meeting with clients and hosting demos in Room #17, from 8am – 5pm each day.

05.25.17

Lecorpio Solution Series: Budgeting and Forecasting

May 25th 2017, 10am Pacific Time / 1pm Eastern Time

Are you struggling to accurately manage your company's IP budget?

See first-hand how Lecorpio’s revolutionary ‘real-data’ approach to managing IP budgets can enable you to quickly and confidently:

  • Manage budgets directly in your IP management system for greater efficiency
  • Justify budgets to Finance based upon the actual prosecution pipeline and ‘real-data’ reports
  • Create budgets and track expenditures, including accruals, to manage annual spend and OC costs more accurately
  • Forecast expenses based upon actual prosecution pipeline and docket, in order to hit quarterly and annual budgets
  • Gain confidence when working with Finance knowing exactly where you are relative to the overall budget, and work in process

Attend this 45-minute live demonstration and see how you can leverage data within Lecorpio to justify and track expenses, create accurate forecasts, and provide you with peace-of-mind knowing that you can accurately manage your IP budget

06.11.17 – 06.13.17

Consero Global IP Management Forum

Island Hotel, Newport Beach, CA

Join Lecorpio, Chief IP Counsel and other senior in-house counsel for inspiration and insight, networking and learning, and proven strategies to improve your business practices.

09.17.17 – 09.19.17

2017 IPO Annual Meeting

San Francisco Marriott Marquis

Schedule a time to meet with the Lecorpio team at IPO’s Annual Meeting in San Francisco this September. See for yourself why the world’s most innovative companies are choosing Lecorpio to manage their IP portfolios.

Past events

05.10.17 - 05.12.17

IP Counsel Café

Sheraton Palo Alto, California

Doug Luftman, Chief Innovation Officer and General Counsel at Lecorpio, will lead a fireside chat with USPTO Assistant Commissioner of Patent Quality, Greg Vidovich.

  • What's really happening at the USPTO?
  • What's the future of the Enhanced Patent Quality Initiative?
  • What changes do we need to prepare for now?
  • And more!

04.27.17

Complimentary Webinar: Understanding and Preparing for the Unitary Patent System

April 27th 2017, 10am Pacific Time / 1pm Eastern Time

The Unitary Patent System is now in the last stages of adoption in the European Union with - ultimately - 25 member states participating. Benefits of the Unitary Patent include a single renewal fee, single ownership, single procedure, a single court (the Unified Patent Court) and uniform protection, at the request of the patentee. That said, invalidation of a unitary patent by the Unitary Patent Court means invalidation across all participating member states. Needless to say, companies should begin thinking about whether, how and when to leverage the Unitary Patent System.

Attend the 1-hour webinar on Thursday, April 27th at 10am PT / 1pm ET, where European IP expert Bart Lieben will cover:

  • Benefits and Risks of Participating in the Unitary Patent System
  • Processes for Opting-Out of the Unitary Patent System
  • Enforcement in the Unitary Patent System

This one hour webinar has concluded with an interactive Q&A.

03.23.17 – 03.24.17

2017 SAS NPE Forum

SAS Executive Briefing Center, Cary, North Carolina

Topics to be discussed include:

  • NPE 2016 Review
  • PTAB Practice & Initial Appeals
  • Patent Reform Legislation/Amicus Pool Report
  • Patent Litigation Update
  • NPE Business Models and Issues
  • 2017 Action Plan

This one hour webinar and has concluded with an interactive Q&A.

03.23.17

Complimentary Webinar - Best Practices for Managing Trade Secrets

March 23 2017, 10am Pacific Time / 1pm Eastern Time

Managing the integrity of information assets is mission critical for most companies. But typical prescriptions can seem abstract, overwhelming, or both. There is a better way, one that aligns comfortably with your existing risk management and compliance processes. In this webinar, trade secrets expert Jim Pooley will guide you through the standards and options that inform prudent – and practical – corporate information security.

Attend this 1-hour webinar on Thursday, March 23rd, 10am PT / 1pm ET where James Pooley, Senior Counsel at Orrick and author of “Secrets: Managing Information Assets in the Age of Cyberespionage” will be covering:

  • The relationship between trade secrets and cybersecurity/data privacy
  • Trade secrets as risk management
  • How to design and implement compliant information protection using existing resources

This one hour webinar and has concluded with an interactive Q&A.

02.28.17

San Francisco - Tech Savvy In-House Legal

San Francisco, CA

This event investigates how forward-thinking in-house counsel and legal operations are using technology, alternative legal service providers, and partnering with outside counsel to design new and better systems for handling legal work and serving business. The panel will also discuss the new pressures being placed on corporate legal departments, the evolving role of legal operations, and specific examples of how they have leveraged or built technology to improve service delivery and legal outcomes.

This one hour webinar and has concluded with an interactive Q&A.

02.16.17

Complimentary Webinar - Encouraging Adoption of IP Management Solutions Across the Enterprise

February 16 2017, 10am Pacific Time / 1pm Eastern Time

IP Management Solutions can undoubtedly streamline IP operations, improve efficiencies and provide form and structure. That said, encouraging Inventors, Outside Counsel and others to adopt new technology is not always straight-forward.

Attend this roundtable discussion where Cheryl Wilder of Waters, Bob DelZoppo of SRC, and Linda Kasulke of Rockwell Automation will discuss some of the challenges faced by companies in getting users across the enterprise to adopt IP Management Solutions. Specifically, this panel will discuss:

  • The challenges faced when encouraging adoption of IP Management Solutions
  • How they have successfully encouraged Inventors, Outside Counsel and others to use IP Management Solutions
  • The benefits that they’ve seen as a result of implementing IP Management Solutions across the enterprise

This one hour webinar and has concluded with an interactive Q&A.

01.18.17

Solutions Series Webinar - Struggling to Effectively Manage the Entire Trademark Lifecycle?

January 18 2017, 10am Pacific Time / 1pm Eastern Time

See first-hand how Lecorpio’s industry-leading approach to managing the entire trademark lifecycle can enable you to quickly and confidently:

  • Streamline trademark search request processes across the enterprise and beyond
  • Easily track and manage Clearance reports
  • Quickly create and clone trademark records across multiple global jurisdictions
  • Manage all assets for proof-of-use or sunrise periods
  • Track brands, trademarks, domains and copyright and gain a visibility into coverage and protection
  • And much, much more

This 45-minute live demonstration will illustrate how Lecorpio Trademark Management can dramatically help to reduce cost, time and complexity associated with managing trademark portfolios.

12.07.16

Lecorpio Webinar Series - A Virtual Fireside Chat with Sylvia Chen, Patent Counsel, Head of Patent Operations, Google Covering KPIs for Managing Corporate IP Departments

You are invited to attend a virtual fireside chat with Sylvia Chen, Patent Counsel, Head of Patent Operations, Google, as she discusses KPIs for Managing IP Departments. In this discussion, Sylvia will share her perspectives on:

  • Determining which KPIs are most important for managing IP departments;
  • Leveraging technology to track operational KPIs;
  • Measuring the success of patent operations;
  • And much more.

This fireside chat was scheduled for Wednesday, December 7th at 11am PT, and concluded with a moderated Q&A.

12.06.16 - 12.07.16

Global IP Exchange

Hilton San Diego Resort &anp; Spa, San Diego, CA

12.04.16 - 12.06.16

IP Forum For Life Sciences

Rancho Bernardo Inn, San Diego, CA

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

11.03.16

Complimentary Webinar - Best Practices for Patent Portfolio Management

November 03, 2016, 10am Pacific Time / 1pm Eastern Time

With competing priorities of creating value, protecting assets, managing resources, and supporting business objectives, now more than ever, patent departments are faced with making difficult and critically important decisions on a daily basis.

Decisions like where to file, what to file, what to amend, and even what to divest, while at the same time being asked to do more with less creates challenges for those managing patent portfolios of every size.

Attend this webinar on Thursday, November 3rd at 10am PT / 1pm ET, where Doug Luftman, former Vice President of Innovation Services and Chief IP Counsel for NetApp, CBS and Palm will cover best practices for:

  • Enhancing engagement with inventors and streamlining the invention disclosure process
  • Gaining visibility and super charging your patent portfolio development pipeline
  • Right-sizing patent portfolios and ensuring alignment with your company’s business strategy
  • Leveraging business intelligence to make data-driven decisions

In addition, he’ll also be covering many of the key performance indicators that every legal department should be measuring.

10.26.16

Solution Accelerator Conference

The Ritz Carlton, Washington DC

The Solution Accelerator Conference has been designed to focus specifically on implementing Legal Practice Management Solutions for Operational Excellence. The one-day conference is packed with opportunities to share, collaborate, network and connect with peers, innovators, legal technologists, and solution experts alike, all in one forum.

10.19.16 – 10.21.16

Lecorpio Forum

Tech Museum of Innovation, San Jose, CA

Join Lecorpio and the world’s most innovative companies as we share best practices and insights to make the most of your investment with Lecorpio. This by invitation-only event will focus on best practices for fostering innovation, characterizing portfolios, tracking metrics and managing budgets. Whether your number one challenge is encouraging innovation, streamlining patent processes, or understanding the value contained within your portfolio, you’ll gain the insights you need while also meeting other professionals facing similar challenges.

10.16.16 – 10.19.16

2016 ACC Annual Meeting

The Moscone Center, San Francisco, CA

Measuring the Effectiveness and Value of Your Litigation Spend

Lecorpio’s Doug Luftman will join this roundtable discussion focusing on how to measure the effectiveness of the law department’s litigation spend and capture value. This presentation will give an inside look into how value-based decisions are evaluated (including metrics) and how they can affect a case. How do you evaluate your alternatives in conducting e-discovery, and how do you make it more efficient? Topics include in-sourcing vs. outsourcing and predictive coding.

10.05.16 – 10.06.16

2016 Legal Marketing Technology Conference/West

Hotel Nikko, San Francisco, CA

09.11.16 – 09.13.16

2016 IPO Annual Meeting

New York Hilton, New York, NY

September 11, 2016 - September 13, 2016

Schedule a time to meet with the Lecorpio team at IPO’s Annual Meeting in New York this September. See for yourself why the world’s most innovative companies are choosing Lecorpio to manage their IP portfolios.

09.08.16

Lecorpio Solution Series Webinar - Fostering Innovation with Lecorpio Invention Disclosure Management

September 08, 2016, 10am Pacific Time / 1pm Eastern Time

Interested in capturing new ideas, facilitating collaboration between inventors, or speeding innovation? Curious how a software solution can simplify processes associated with the creation, submission and management of invention disclosures? Or maybe reducing the complexity of managing inventor award programs interests you?

If so, see for yourself in this live demo how Lecorpio Invention Disclosure Management™ can:

  • Simplify processes for the submission of new ideas and invention disclosures
  • Automate peer review and patent committee approval processes with highly configurable workflows
  • Calculate inventor awards, providing inventors with real-time, self-service access to award payments and filing status
  • Gain insight into productivity and performance of your IP program

08.29.16 - 09.01.16

ILTACON 2016

Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center

August 29, 2016 - September 01, 2016

Stonehenge and Contract Management: Timeless Mysteries and Modern Complexities
Lecorpio’s Doug Luftman will presenting on this panel as they explore the subject of contract management. This panel will be focused on answering questions such as how is the concept of "contract management" defined by a corporate legal department? What role does an organization’s legal department play in the management of contract obligations, the technology for process management and the analysis of risk mitigation to ensure revenue generation? How can the legal department successfully manage workflows with contract management software and encourage adoption throughout the organization? ILTACON is a four-day educational conference that draws on the experience and success of professionals employing ever-changing technology within law firms and legal departments.

07.20.16

Lecorpio Solution Series Webinar - IP Budgeting and Forecasting:
Is Managing Your IP Budget Keeping You Awake at Night?

July 20, 2016, 10am Pacific Time / 1pm Eastern Time

See first-hand how Lecorpio’s revolutionary approach to managing IP budgets can enable you to quickly and confidently:

  • Justify budgets to Finance based upon data-driven analysis
  • Create budgets and track expenses to adjust spending accordingly
  • Accurately forecast expenses

Attend this 45-minute live demonstration and see how you can leverage data within Lecorpio to justify and track expenses, create accurate forecasts, and provide you with peace-of-mind knowing that you can accurately manage your IP budget.

06.19.16 – 06.22.16

2016 ACPC Summer Meeting

Belmond Charleston Place, Charleston, SC

06.09.16

Complimentary Webinar: Best Practices for Justifying and Managing IP Budgets

June 9, 2016, 10am Pacific Time / 1pm Eastern Time

Given that IP expenditures including prosecution, litigation and maintenance can account for up to 75% of a company’s total legal budget, it’s no wonder that IP budgets have come under greater scrutiny in recent years. And while managing a legal IP budget seems fairly straight-forward, as you likely know, it can actually be quite complex and very time-consuming.

Industry expert Doug Luftman, former Vice President of Innovation Services and Chief Intellectual Property Counsel at NetApp, will cover best practices for justifying and managing budgets:

Specifically, Doug will cover:

  • Approaches for justifying and protecting your IP budget
  • Win-win tactics for working with your Outside Counsel to manage IP budgets
  • How to gain trust, and work effectively with your Finance department

06.05.16 – 06.07.16

Global IP Management Forum

Island Hotel, Newport Beach, CA

Balancing IP Goals with Budget Pressures

Lecorpio’s Doug Luftman moderates this panel to answer questions such as:

  • How do you evaluate your need for full protection of your global IP portfolio against what you can afford? What factors do you consider in the debate of geography versus technology?
  • How can you make the business case for an increase in IP spend and investments?
  • What metrics and tools have been most useful in managing IP legal spend

05.23.16 – 05.25.16

INTA Annual Meeting Orlando

Orange County Convention Center

Curious about Lecorpio and how our IP management solution can enable your company to:

  • Streamline and simplify trademark workflow process, including TM clearance requests, docketing and renewal management
  • Leverage a single, secure repository for all trademark, domain and copyright issues
  • Gain visibility and control of your entire IP portfolio with robust reporting and analytics

If so, schedule a time to meet with the Lecorpio team and see for yourself why so many of the world’s leading brands are choosing Lecorpio to manage their intellectual property portfolios.

05.03.16 – 05.04.16

IP Counsel Cafe

Garden Court Hotel, Palo Alto

Doug Luftman, Chief Innovation Officer and General Counsel at Lecorpio, will lead a panel discussion on IP Issues that arise when conducting business abroad. How are companies entering high growth economies that are traditionally difficult to penetrate? What is the extra-territorial reach of US patents? What tax issues arise as your IP flows throughout the world? And more!

04.21.16

Complimentary Webinar: The USPTO in 2016 - What You Need to Know Now

April 21, 2016, 10am Pacific Time / 1pm Eastern Time

It’s no surprise that businesses are becoming increasingly dependent upon the USPTO (United States Patent and Trademark Office) for the creation and protection of patents and trademarks in the United States. But what you may not know is that the USPTO is committed to a strategic plan designed to enhance and accelerate innovation and job growth, foster competitiveness, and drive the creation and growth of US businesses.

Attend this 1-hour webinar on April 21st 10am PT / 1pm ET where John Cabeca, the Director of the Silicon Valley USPTO, takes us through the USPTO’s priority initiatives to:

  • Establish a regional presence of the USPTO across the country
  • Enhance patent quality; and
  • Shorten the time it takes to get a patent

03.17.16

Complimentary Webinar: Patent Portfolio Management and Pruning Trends, Strategies and Tactics

March 17, 2016, 10am Pacific Time / 1pm Eastern Time

Over the last two decades, many IP-focused companies have built large patent portfolios. Undoubtedly, this approach has created significant value. However, as many portfolios are now aging, costs for annuities are crushing budgets, and difficult decisions regarding what to keep, what to divest and what to abandon must be made in order to free budgets for new filings.

Attend this 1-hour webinar on Thursday, March 17th at 10am PT/ 1pm ET where industry experts Eyal Iffergan, Managing Principal of Hyperion Global Partners, Doug Luftman, former Vice President of Innovation Services and Chief Intellectual Property Counsel at NetApp, and Phil Henderson, CEO of ipan US present their perspectives, share trends and discuss best practices for patent portfolio pruning.

Specifically, these industry veterans will cover:

  • Issues Facing Corporate IP Departments
  • Patent Filing and Annuity Payment Trends
  • Approaches and Best Practices for Portfolio Management and Pruning

03.15.16

Managing IP US Patent Forum

Sheraton Palo Alto

Featuring advice and analysis from leading patent experts, the forum will equip you with everything you need to know to be successful in 2016. Take away key knowledge on how to prepare for rule changes in 2016, strategies for litigating at the PTAB and valuable connections from a variety of organizations.

01.20.16

Complimentary Webinar: 2015 IP Year in Review

Staying abreast of IP policy changes, proposed legislation, key decisions, and prosecution and litigation trends can be a challenge to say the least. So join us as we review the biggest IP stories from 2015 and hear others’ perspectives on them.

In our look back at 2015, we’ll be covering:

  • Patent Prosecution and Litigation Trends
  • SCOTUS IP Decisions
  • Perspectives on AIA, TPP and the Innovation Act of 2015

11.17.15

Patents and the Convergence of BUSINESS + TECHNOLOGY

NYC, Hosted by IP Counsel Cafe

Businesses and industries are increasingly driven by software. As a result, we are all becoming technology companies, grappling with issues long faced by the traditional high tech sector. How do we keep up with the dizzying pace of innovation while building and monetizing strong IP portfolios? How do we explain it to our management teams? Don’t miss this opportunity to share strategies with IP Counsel at leading companies. Issues to be addressed:

  • Defining the Value of Your Portfolio: How Much Is That Patent Worth?
  • Mergers & Acquisitions: What Assets Should You Keep? How to Transfer Licenses?
  • IPRs: How Do They Interact with Your Overall IP Strategy?
  • Patent Sales: Who is Buying and Selling? What are the Latest Litigation Trends?
  • Patent Reform Update: What’s Next?

11.12.15

Driving Strategic Value: The 6 Key Performance Indicators That Every IP Department Should Be Measuring

IP departments must be aligned with overall business objectives – and having measurable and achievable objectives is necessary. Measuring your company’s IP success seems straight-forward, but knowing what, when and how to measure it can be fairly complex.

Attend this 1-hour webinar on Thursday, November 12th at 10am PT/ 1pm ET where Doug Luftman, former Vice President of Innovation Services and Chief Intellectual Property Counsel at NetApp and also previously head of the in-house patent strategy at both CBS and Palm, shares the 6 key performance indicators that should be measured to drive and demonstrate value.

Specifically, Doug will review the top 6 key performance indicators, as well as:

  • Operational and financial benchmarks for the management of patent portfolios
  • Methods for measuring quality, quantity and efficiency of filings
  • Best practices for dealing with NPEs

10.21.15

Best Practices for Managing the Patent Portfolio Lifecycle

Faced with competing priorities of prosecution, litigation and licensing, now more than ever patent departments are faced with making difficult decisions on a daily basis.

Decisions like, where to file, what to file, what to amend, and even what to divest are just some of the complex questions that must be answered to effectively manage portfolios of every size.

Attend this webinar on Wednesday, October 21st at 10am PT / 1pm ET, where David Kaplan, Director or Global IP Strategy for Micron, and Elisa Cooper Vice President of Marketing for Lecorpio will cover best practices for:

  • Streamlining the Invention Disclosure Process and Gaining Visibility into Your Patent Pipeline
  • Making Informed Annuity Payment Decisions and Containing Costs
  • Leveraging Business Intelligence to Make Data-Driven Decisions

In addition, we’ll also be covering many of the key performance indicators that every legal department should be measuring.

Solution Series Webinar: Budgeting and Forecasting

See first-hand how Lecorpio’s revolutionary ‘real-data’ approach to managing IP budgets can enable you to quickly and confidently:

  • Manage budgets directly in your IP management system for greater efficiency
  • Justify budgets to Finance based upon the actual prosecution pipeline and ‘real-data’ reports
  • Create budgets and track expenditures, including accruals, to manage annual spend and OC costs more accurately
  • Forecast expenses based upon actual prosecution pipeline and docket, in order to hit quarterly and annual budgets
  • Gain confidence when working with Finance knowing exactly where you are relative to the overall budget, and work in process

Join this 45-minute live demonstration scheduled for Thursday, May 25th at 10am PT.

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