Software IP Strategy Summit

Tuesday, February 20, 2007

About

Make the most of your software IP assets

Unlike other industries, which generate revenue from their patents and actively seek to enforce them, the software industry and software patent holders are just beginning to realize the importance of having a strong software patent portfolio.

Don't get left behind!

The ACI's Software IP Strategy Summit provided attendees the tools general counsels and patent attorneys use to make the most of their software IP assets. This publication will provide you with best practices and strategies for growing and managing your portfolio and for meeting enforcement challenges.

Learn tangible, real-life solutions for your portfolio challenges and have access to the presentations from industry leaders who have established portfolio systems.

Stay on the cutting edge.

Contents & Contributors

About

Make the most of your software IP assets

Unlike other industries, which generate revenue from their patents and actively seek to enforce them, the software industry and software patent holders are just beginning to realize the importance of having a strong software patent portfolio.

Don't get left behind!

The ACI's Software IP Strategy Summit provided attendees the tools general counsels and patent attorneys use to make the most of their software IP assets. This publication will provide you with best practices and strategies for growing and managing your portfolio and for meeting enforcement challenges.

Learn tangible, real-life solutions for your portfolio challenges and have access to the presentations from industry leaders who have established portfolio systems.

Stay on the cutting edge.

Contents & Contributors


BUILDING YOUR PORTFOLIO
Mary E. Doyle, Palm, Inc. (Sunnyvale, CA)
Doug Luftman, Palm, Inc. (Sunnyvale, CA)

BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY ALTERNATIVES TO ASSERTION-BASED PATENT MONETIZATION
Ron Laurie, Inflexion Point Strategy, LLC (Palo Alto, CA)

INTEGRATING IP VALUE ASSESSSMENT INTO EARLY STAGE M&A ACTIVITY
Robert Greene Sterne, Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C (Washington, DC)

STRATEGIES FOR A SUPER CIPO
Robert Greene Sterne, Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C.(Washington, DC)

MANAGING OUTSIDE COUNSEL THROUGH INTERNAL PROCESS
Timothy Wilson, SAS Institute Inc. (Cary, NC)

CORPORATE STRATEGIES FOR PATENT CLAIM DRAFTING
Robert R. Sachs, Fenwick & West LLP (San Francisco, CA)

CORPORATE STRATEGIES FOR PATENT CLAIM DRAFTING
Richard J. Holzer, Jr., Hensley Kim & Edgington, LLC (Denver, CO)
Michael L. Kiklis, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP (Washington, DC)
Robert R. Sachs, Fenwick & West LLP (San Francisco, CA)
Wilburn L. Chesser, Arent Fox PLLC (Washington, DC)

THE PRIOR ART CONUNDRUM
Yar R. Chaikovsky, Sonnenschein, Nath & Rosenthal (San Francisco, CA)

NAVIGATING THE COMMON STUMBLING BLOCKS AT THE PTO
Adeel S. Akhtar, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, LLP (San Franciso, CA)

NAVIGATING THE COMMON STUMBLING BLOCKS AT THE PTO
Stephen G. Kunin, Oblon, Spivak, McClelland, Maier & Neustadt, P.C (Alexandria, VA)

THE BUSINESS CASE FOR/AGAINST USING OPEN SOURCE IN YOUR PORTFOLIO AND YOUR CLIENT'S PROCESSES
Henry W. "Hank" Jones, Law Offices of Henry W. Jones, III (Austin, TX)

THE BUSINESS CASE FOR/AGAINST USING OPEN SOURCE IN YOUR PORTFOLIO AND YOUR CLIENT'S PROCESSES
James G. Gatto, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP (McClean, VA)

STRATEGIES AND COPING SKILLS FOR DEALING WITH PATENT "TROLLS"
Dan Lang, Cisco Systems, Inc. (San Jose, CA)

PATENTING SOFTWARE ABROAD
Dr. Lothar Determann, Baker & McKenzie (San Francisco, CA)
Arien Ferrell, Intuit, Inc. (Mountain View, CA)

DANGEROUS LIAISONS SOFTWARE COMBINATIONS AS DERIVATIVE WORKS? DISTRIBUTION, INSTALLATION, AND EXECUTION OF LIMITED PROGRAMS UNDER COPYRIGHT LAW, LICENSES
Dr. Lothar Determann, Baker & McKenzie (San Francisco, CA)

SHAPING AN ENFORCEMENT STRATEGY TURNING PATENTS INTO GOLD (AND SOME UNINTENDED CONSEQUENCES)
Behrooz Shariati, Jones Day (Menlo Park, CA)

CHARACTERISTICS OF SOFTWARE-RELATED LITIGATION: ISSUES TO CONSIDER FOR SOFTWARE PATENT LITIGATION
Robert Yoches, Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, L.L.P (Washington, DC)

OPEN SOURCE IN M&A AND OTHER TRANSACTIONS
Heather J. Meeker, Greenberg Traurig, LLP (East Palo Alto, CA)



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