2018 Spring Networks Conference - Intellectual Assets Management Network Agenda

Intellectual Assets Management Network
Spring 2018 Network Conference
March 5-6, 2018

Brown Palace Hotel & Spa
321 17th Street, Denver, CO 80202


Monday, March 5

7:30 am – 8:00 am Brown Palace Club


8:00 am – 10:00 am Leadville

Introductions and Pain Points Discussion
All attendees are asked to complete the pre-work and come with a “hot topic” to discuss. What’s your big challenge right now?

10:00 am – 10:30 am

Networking Break

10:30 am – 12:00 pm  Leadville

Theme: IP Strategy
Topics include:

  • Aligning IP strategy with the Business strategy
  • How to generate a portfolio that provides future leverage for the business
  • Strategic use of defensive patents and publications and industry memberships
  • Developing and focusing inventors on core IP
  • Proactive development of your next generation products and portfolio
  • Culling dead weight from the portfolio

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Ballroom B


1:00 pm – 4:00 pm  Leadville

Theme: Showing the Value of IP
Topics include:

  • Best practices for licensing IP depending on your situation
  • Effectively blocking competitors in other areas of their business
  • Gaining leverage with suppliers by inventing in their space
  • Creating metrics and measurements that track and show value to the business

6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Ellynton’s

Welcome Dinner and Team Trivia

























Tuesday, March 6

8:00 am – 8:30 am Brown Palace Club


8:30 am – 12:00 pm Leadville

Theme: Improving the IP Organization
Topics include:

  • Benchmarking with other IP organizations
  • Implementing key tools and processes to improve the function of the organization
  • Cost savings prospects
  • Working with OC and other vendors for lower value work

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Ballroom B

Networking Lunch

1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Leadville

IP “Pain Points” Discussion Wrap-up

3:00 pm

Meeting Adjourns

3:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Field Trips (pre-registration is required)

National Renewable Energy Laboratory

University of Colorado – College of Engineering and Applied Materials


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