2012 Annual Meeting

Intellectual Property as a Corporate Asset
Washington Plaza Hotel Washington, D.C.
Monday, October 1, 2012
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM Registration Continental Breakfast Roundtable – AIPF Brand of Excellence Program Reviewing Your Processes for a Greater Profitability • 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM Line Provencher, Raymond Chabot Grant Thronton. Roundtable – AIPF Brand of Excellence Program Savvy Marketing Communications & Media Relations for IP Lawyers • 9:00 AM - 9:10 AM Mark D. Harrop, M.D. Harrop Strategic Communications Welcome & Opening Remarks • Isabelle Girard, Robic LLP President's Report • 9:10 AM - 9:55 AM AIPF President Todd Van Thomme, Price Heneveld LLP Featured Speaker st The Invisible Hand: Models for Monetizing Patents in the 21 Century • Richard M. Ludwin, Associate General Counsel, IBM Intellectual Property Law Review of Patents after Grant under AIA: An International Perspective Moderator: 9:55 AM - 10:45 AM • Karen G. Hazzah, Thomas | Kayden LLP. Speakers: • • • 10:45 AM - 11:00 AM Stuart S. Levy, Sughrue Mion, PLLC Brett Lunn, FB Rice Robin Browne, Hepworth Browne

Refreshment Break Ethical Issues in IP Practice Lies, Damn Lies, and Lawyers

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM


12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

Guy M. Blynn

Networking Across Generations: In-Person vs. Online Strategies James W. Kayden, Thomas | Kayden LLP. Erik M. Pelton, Erik M. Pelton Associates Luncheon

• •

12:45 PM - 2:00 PM

Association of Intellectual Property Firms • 2125 Center Avenue, Suite 406 • Fort Lee, NJ 07024 • USA Tel: 1.201.403.0927 • Fax: 1.201.461.6635 • Email: admin@aipf.com • Website: www.aipf.com

2012 Annual Meeting
Intellectual Property as a Corporate Asset
Washington Plaza Hotel Washington, D.C.

Monday, October 1, 2012 (continued)
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM 2:30 PM - 3:00 PM 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM 3:30 PM - 3:45 PM 3:45 PM - 4:30 PM 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM 5:30 PM - 5:40 PM 5:45 PM - 6:45 PM Contingent Fee Arrangements in Enforcing IP Rights

Chandran B. Iyer, Sughrue Mion, PLLC

A Lawyers Guide to the Business of Blogging • Gene R. Quinn Jr., IPWatchdog Economic Effect of Non Practicing Entities • Michael J. Meurer, Boston University Refreshment Break Patent Prosecution Highway

Alan J. Kasper, Sughrue Mion PLLC

Moving Towards a Paperless Office • Alan R. Stewart, Godfrey & Kahn Daily Wrap-Up • Isabelle Girard, Robic LLP Reception

Tuesday, October 2, 2012
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM Continental Breakfast Roundtable – AIPF Brand of Excellence Program Inducing Performance From Your Employees • 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM Line Provencher, Raymond Chabot Grant Thronton Roundtable – AIPF Brand of Excellence Program Publicizing the Value-Added Offerings that Specialist IP Law Firms Have Over General Practice Firms’ IP Departments • 9:00 AM - 9:05 AM • Mark D. Harrop, M.D. Harrop Strategic Communications Isabelle Girard, Robic LLP Daily Agenda, Announcements

7:30 AM - 9:00 AM

Association of Intellectual Property Firms • 2125 Center Avenue, Suite 406 • Fort Lee, NJ 07024 • USA Tel: 1.201.403.0927 • Fax: 1.201.461.6635 • Email: admin@aipf.com • Website: www.aipf.com

2012 Annual Meeting
Intellectual Property as a Corporate Asset
Washington Plaza Hotel Washington, D.C.

Tuesday, October 2, 2012 (continued)
9:05 AM - 9:35 AM Technology Transfer: Lab to Marketplace After the Obama Technology Objective • 9:35 AM - 10:15 AM • • Henry N. Wixon, National Institute of Science & Technology Corynne McSherry, Intellectual Property Director, Electronic Frontier Foundation Erik M. Pelton, Erik M. Pelton Associates Trademark Bullying

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM 10:45 AM - 11:00 AM 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Controlling Litigation Costs: Making Project Management Work • Dan R. Gresham, Thomas | Kayden LLP. Refreshment Break Asset Valuation: A Tool in Maximizing Return • Daniel J. Cenatempo, Fair Value Advisors Hot Topics in Intellectual Property Around the World Members from around the world discuss IP topics which have the attention of the public and the profession in their country Moderator: • Isabelle Girard, Robic LLP Speakers: • Alexandra Steele, Robic LLP • Brett Lunn, FB Rice Social Media: Legal Ramifications • • Samantha Collier, MBM Leo M. Loughlin, Rothwell, Figg, Ernst & Manbeck P.C. AIPF President Todd Van Thomme, Price Heneveld LLP

11:30 AM - 12:20 PM

12:20 PM - 1:00 PM

1:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Adjournment

Association of Intellectual Property Firms • 2125 Center Avenue, Suite 406 • Fort Lee, NJ 07024 • USA Tel: 1.201.403.0927 • Fax: 1.201.461.6635 • Email: admin@aipf.com • Website: www.aipf.com