The New York event takes place at Convene Times Square. It opens with an update on the Unitary Patent and Unified Patent Court. Philip Strassburger of Purdue Pharma has recently been added to this panel.
Other sessions cover topics such as patent enforcement, FRAND licensing, forum shopping, opposition proceedings and alternative IP strategies.
The mix of industry and private practice speakers includes in-house counsel from IBM, Intellectual Ventures, Vringo, Shire Pharmaceuticals, Avon, Johnson & Johnson and Mondelez Global.
The San Jose event on December 10 is at the Fairmont San Jose Hotel features speakers from 3IP, Zonare, Inventergy, Google, Broadcom, Bio-Rad Laboratories and DuPont Industrial Biosciences.
Mike Willardson of SLAC National Accelerator Laboratories is the most recently added speaker.
Both days also include speakers from our sponsoring firms: Allen & Overy, Casalonga, Dechert, Dennemeyer, Marks & Clerk, Powell Gilbert, Taylor Wessing, Véron & Associés, Withers & Rogers and Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co. More information is available here: European Patent Reform Forum, New York and European Patent Reform Forum, San Jose. You can register online, by email or phone.