Schedule

 

Friday, February 6 – Bancroft Hotel

8:15 – 8:45
Registration & Continental Breakfast

8:45 – 8:50
Introduction
     Robert Barr: BCLT Executive Director

8:50 – 9:30
Background   mp3
     Robert Merges: Professor of Law, UC Berkeley pdf
     Henry Chesbrough: UC Berkeley, Haas School of Business pdf

9:30 – 10:00
Valuation Methodologies Overview  mp3
     Vince O’Brien: OSKR LLP pdf

10:00 – 12:15
Valuation Practices ~ Buyers and Sellers

    10:00 – 11:15
    Aggregators and Brokers Panel  mp3
    Moderator – Glenn Westreich: Winston & Strawn LLP
         Don Merino: Intellectual Ventures LLC
         Ron Epstein: IPotential LLC
         Dan McCurdy: Allied Security Trust
         John Amster: RPX Corp. pdf
         Ron Laurie: Inflexion Point Strategy LLC

    11:15 – 11:45
    Break

    11:45 – 12:15
    Comps-Data on Patent Sales  mp3
    Moderator – Robert Barr: BCLT Executive Director
         Suzanne Harrison: Gathering2.0 pdf
         Lewis Zaretzki: Thinkfire Inc. pdf

12:15 – 1:00
Lunch

1:00 – 2:30
Perspectives from Corporate Counsel  mp3
Moderator – Michael Jacobs: Morrison and Foerster LLP
     Bill Harmon: Microsoft Corp.
     Pete Tennent: IBM Corp. pdf
     Doug  Luftman: Palm Inc.
     Joe Siino: Fmr. Yahoo Inc.
     Dan Lang: Cisco Systems, Inc

2:30 – 3:00
Break

3:00 – 4:00
Patent Quality Metrics and Their Relationship to Valuation  mp3
Moderator – Fabio Marino: Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
     Andy Gibbs: PatentCafe pdf pdf
     Barry Brager: Perception Partners Inc. pdf
     Brian Wright: UC Berkeley pdf
     Anthony Breitzman: 1790 Analytics pdf

4:00 – 5:15
Portfolio Valuation  mp3
Moderator – Bijal Vakil: White & Case LLP
     Polk Wagner: University of Pennsylvania Law School pdf
     Stuart Graham: Georgia Institute of Technology & BCLT Kauffman Fellow pdf
     Robert Goldman: CRA International
     Brian Kahin: Computer & Communications Industry Association pdf
     Mike Lasinski: Ocean Tomo

5:15 – 7:00
Reception at Bancroft Hotel

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