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American Conference Institute's Summit on IP Due Diligence, 'Focusing on Freedom to Operate: Analyzing the Market'

Speaker: N. Nicole Stakleff

November 2-3, 2017
American Conference Institute's Summit on IP Due Diligence, 'Focusing on Freedom to Operate: Analyzing the Market'

N. Nicole Stakleff, a partner in the Health Sciences Department of Pepper Hamilton, will be a member of the speaking faculty at the American Conference Institute’s Summit on IP Due Diligence taking place in Philadelphia, PA on November 2-3, 2017. Ms. Stakleff will present on the “Focusing on Freedom to Operate: Analyzing the Market” panel on November 2 at 2:30 PM.

This session will discuss:

  • Sizing up the competition: locating the relevant players in the space
    • Examining potential third-party blocking patents
      • Weighing the risk of infringement and potential injunction
      • Collecting proper search terms and identifying search forums for an extensive infringement analysis
  • If there is no commercialized product
    • Utilizing figures in the patent representing the commercialized product
    • Ability to obtain a product sample to perform FTO analysis
  • Investigating whether infringement searches and analyses were already conducted and whether written opinions were obtained
  • Examining license/assignment agreements, settlement agreements, employment and consulting agreements, and active litigations .

Speakers
N. Nicole Stakleff, Partner, Pepper Hamilton LLP
Letitia Walker, Legal Director of Patents, Merck & Co., Inc.
Richard Yoon, Director of IP, Microvention, Inc.

Location

Hyatt at the Bellevue
200 S Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102

Registration

Register by September 15: $2,095
Register by November 1: $2,295

To receive a $200 discount off the registration price, use the registration code: S10-657-657L18.S