In-House Roundtable: Perspectives on Managing ITC Actions, Controlling Costs, and Maximizing Relationships with Outside Counsel

June 26, 2019 1:45pm

Keith Askoff
Vice President, Associate General Counsel
Varian Medical Systems

Daniel Foster
Senior Attorney
Litigation Group, Corporate, External, and Legal Affairs Department

Microsoft Corporation (Redmond, WA)

John A. Scott
Vice President & Legal Counsel
Qualcomm Incorporated

Peter C. Toto
Senior Vice President, IP Counsel
Sony Corporation of America


Michael Sandonato
Venable LLP (New York, NY)

Hear from our stellar group of in-house representatives as they share their strategies and insights on managing ITC proceedings from start to finish while simultaneously tracking litigation costs and maintaining proper relationships both within and outside of the company.  
  • Putting your best foot forward: how to impress in-house counsel and secure the project
  • Controlling litigation costs: working together with outside counsel
  • Incorporating analytics and other unique processes in firm selection and expense management
  • Understanding the internal decision process on initiating or responding to an ITC action
  • Getting your house in order: processes for organizing teams, witnesses, and required materials under the short timeframe
  • Overcoming the unique challenges of 3rd party affirmative testimony