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MIP US Patent Forum 2018

March 13, Convene 810 Seventh Ave, New York


The MIP US Patent Forum is returned to the east coast for it's seventh successive year and took place on March 13, 2018  in New York for the first time. The full-day forum took an in-depth look at the US PTO and International Trade Commission decisions from 2017 to leverage the implications on patent protection and enforcement in both the USA and globally.

In addition, the forum covered practical insights on the latest trends in litigation, global blockchain patent sharing alliance, trade secrets, and patent due diligence.

Attendees had the opportunity to learn from IP leaders help implement recent developments and apply key decisions into strategy in order to stay one step ahead of competitors. Managing Intellectual Property brings to the agenda its global expertise to offer multinational corporations cutting-edge guidance on handling IP portfolios in a globalized world. The MIP US Patent Forum 2018 brought together world leaders in corporations, industry associations and leading legal experts to discuss and impart valuable knowledge.

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Who attended?

  • IP in-house counsel
  • Heads of IP
  • IP portfolio managers
  • General counsel
  • Scientists
  • Senior experts
  • Private practice lawyers
  • Patent counsel
  • Administrative patent judges
  • Directors of government relations


Attendees were able to benefit from:

  • Is the ITC effective or cumbersome in their exclusion orders and accelerated proceedings?
  • Practical advice on the ways to protect patent from litigation
  • Your chance to ask questions of the US Patent and Trademark Office
  • Learn how Global Blockchain Patent Sharing Alliance can provide maximum effectiveness of patent assets
  • How to make the initial decision regarding trade secret or patent
  • Is the America Invents Act weakening licensing?
  • Learn the latest strategies to protect and monetize your patents

Kevin Pragas
+44 (0) 207 779 8938

Beth Ranney
+1 212 224 3542

Melanie Petch
+44 (0) 207 779 8836




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