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10:00-10:55 am
IP & Asset-backed Finance

IP Finance 2014
May 8, 2014  |    NEW YORK CITY

|   Agenda

 

 

PART 1 - IP ASSETS

09:00-9:55 am
Intangibles on the Balance Sheet: a Case Study

Is IP relevant to maintain or increase the balance sheet size? How to isolate the real assets vs. artificial value? Sectorial practices or universal valuation code? IFRS/FASB impact. IP and transfer pricing. Impact on corporate borrowing capabilities. The investors’ viewpoint.

Jean-François Serrier
Senior Executive Vice-President, General Manager Intellectual Property
SOLVAY
André Gorius
Executive Vice-President, Licensing & Technical Knowledge
SOLVAY
Moderated by: Simon Crompton
Magazine Editor
MANAGING IP

 

10:00-10:55 am
IP & Asset-backed Finance: A New Type of Deal Guarantee?

Patents as collateral in corporate financing. Is it possible with other IP assets? IP valued by non-specialists? Due diligence particularities. Specific requirements for the borrower. At what cost? Structured finance: towards IP securitization for corporates?

Brian W. Napper
Senior Managing Director, Leader of Dispute Advisory Services

FTI CONSULTING
Michael Patterson
Partner
HIGHBRIDGE PRINCIPAL STRATEGIES
Moderated by: Edward Black
Partner
ROPES & GRAY

 

11:00 – 11:25 am    Coffee Break


11:30 am – 12:25 pm
Litigating in IP Finance: Strategies to a Shield Innovation?

The new value of intangible assets. Patent assertion and litigation strategies. How the risks and opportunities of litigation affect investors’ decisions. Litigation as a revenue stream.

Adam J. Gill
Principal
GERCHEN KELLER CAPITAL
Aaron Slan
Vice President
FORTRESS INVESTMENT GROUP
Moderated by: Douglas A. Cawley
Principal
MCKOOL SMITH

 

OUTLOOK

12:30 – 1:00 pm
Pre-Lunch Speaker: the NPE’s Vision

NPEs: benchmark practices for valuation? Key players for the liquidity of IP assets? Partners? Competitors? What relationship with the corporations and the finance industry?

Russell L. Stein
Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
INTELLECTUAL VENTURES
Introduced by: Simon Crompton
Magazine Editor
MANAGING IP


1:00 – 1:45 pm
Lunch

 

PART 2 - IP TRANSACTIONS

1:45 – 2:30 pm
M&A Deals: IP as a Trump Card for the Best Closing Terms

Raising up intangibles’ awareness among M&A deal-makers: the weak spot? Intangible assets as a leverage or as a risk in an acquisition or a joint-venture? IPdue diligence checklist: identification, ownership & control, litigation, potential liability … Competitive intelligence: which IP to win the market-share game?

Alireza Etemad
Global Head of Corporate Finance
SEB, SKANDINAVISKA ENSKILDA BANKEN
Deven Parekh
Managing Director
INSIGHT PARTNERS
Andrew Ramer
Head of Group, Managing Director of the IP Division
CANTOR FITZGERALD

 

2:30 – 3:15 pm
Auctions & Market Places: What have the Nortel, Alcatel-Lucent, Kodak Deals taught us?

Case study. The different processes and their mechanisms. How to pre-assess the true potential of IP portfolios. Sell side/buy side particulars.

John Veschi
Chief Executive Officer
ROCKSTAR
Sean Peace
Chief Executive Officer
THE ROYALTY EXCHANGE
Craig A. Thompson
Senior Vice President, Intellectual Property
ALCATEL-LUCENT
Moderated by: Timothy Lynch
Principal QUATELA LYNCH IP
Former Chief IP Officer, VP c& Deputy GC KODAK

 

3:15 – 3:30 pm    Coffee Break


PART 3 - IP MONETIZATION

3:30 – 4:15 pm
Licensing: Cashing in on IP

Structuring a portfolio for licensing. Patent pools. The routes to immediate return. Patents licensing. Trademarks licensing.

Paul Melin
Chief Intellectual Property Officer
NOKIA CORPORATION
Mattia Fogliacco
Chief New Business Officer
SISVEL
Vladimir Elgort
Senior Director, IP Counsel
SONY CORPORATION OF AMERICA
John C. Lindgren
President & Chief Executive Officer
CONVERSANT IP
Moderated by: Simon Crompton
Magazine Editor
MANAGING IP

 

4:15 – 5:00 pm
Patents & Trademarks Strategies: Raising the Value of the Company’s IP

Monetization models. Patent weighting. Selling non-essential IP. Enforcement. Litigation. Build a corporate IP doctrine. What to expect? At what cost?

Dr William R. LaFontaine
Vice-President, Patents, Software & Services IP Licensing
IBM
Ozer Teitelbaum
Senior Director, Global IP Strategy & Senior Corporate IP Counsel
ALCATEL-LUCENT
Robert A. Moore
Managing Director & CFO
IPXI
Moderated by: Dr Donald E. Vinson
Chairman & CEO
VINSON RESOLUTION MANAGEMENT LLC

 

 

 
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