Strategy

Duff & Phelps IP Value Summit

The fourth annual Duff & Phelps IP Value Summit will take place October 16-17, 2017 at The Ritz-Carlton in Half Moon Bay, California.

Duff & Phelps cordially invites you to the 4th Annual IP Value Summit, taking place October 16-17 at the Ritz-Carlton in Half Moon Bay, CA. Duff & Phelps developed this conference four years ago with the goal of providing our Intellectual Property industry colleagues and peers with a forum to discuss current events, best practices, and the challenges and opportunities in valuing, managing, monetizing and protecting intellectual property assets in a rapidly-evolving regulatory environment.  Join us as we bring together corporate executives, attorneys, investors and other experts to discuss intellectual property best practices, case studies, challenges and opportunities.

We are pleased to announce that David Simon, Senior Vice President, Intellectual Property at Salesforce will be delivering this year’s keynote. Additionally, Boris Teksler, CEO of Conversant Intellectual Property Management, Inc., and former head of Apple Inc.’s Patent Licensing & Strategy and co-founder of the Intellectual Property Licensing Business at Hewlett-Packard Company, will be presenting our closing keynote address.  We also have confirmed speakers and IP experts from Netflix, Airbnb, Accenture, Visa Inc., Kirkland & Ellis LLP, Altaba, Kilpatrick, Townsend and Stockton LLP, Foley Hoag LLP, Unicom Global, IBM among others.

Our general session panel discussion will be around IP Strategy: Risks and Rewards Across the Intellectual Property Life Cycle. Our panel will discuss global IP strategy issues from a University, Industry, Tax and Legal perspective.  The panel will share their views on current and future issues impacting strategy at various stages of the IP life cycle including:

  • Innovation
  • Technology Transfer
  • Commercialization
  • Licensing and Collaboration
  • Protection and Enforcement
  • Global Litigation Landscape
  • Taxation

To view the full agenda, click here. Attendees can customize their agenda by selecting sessions from the following topics: Valuation and M&A, Tax and Transfer Pricing, and Litigation and Licensing.

To learn more and register, click here.

Who Should Attend? The conference is designed for IP and Licensing Professionals, General Counsel, Attorneys, Tax Professionals, CEOs, CFOs, Controllers, M&A Heads and other industry professionals.

*Registration is complimentary