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Trade Secret IP Protection & Litigation Boston
17-18 September, 2024
Hilton Boston Back Bay

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Our Cross Industry Speaking Faculty Will Consist of Trade Secret, Intellectual Propert and Private Practice Experts to Assist You with Practical Knowledge to Advance IP Strategies!

Trade Secret IP – Shrouded in it’s secrecy and mystery means not everyone has actual practical experience in this field.

Our executive speaking faculty, armed with their field experience, war stores and more are here to help you demystify the legal landscape, strengthen strategies and evaluate Patent vs Trade Secret

  • Author:

    Adam Gershenson

    Partner
    Cooley

    Adam Gershenson

    Partner
    Cooley
  • Author:

    Ainslee Schreiber

    Consultant
    Airbnb (Former VP, Legal, Global Head of IP, Privacy, and Product Development, WEWORK)

    Ainslee Schreiber

    Consultant
    Airbnb (Former VP, Legal, Global Head of IP, Privacy, and Product Development, WEWORK)
  • Author:

    Anand Patel

    Senior Counsel
    DOJ (Department of Justice)

    Anand Patel

    Senior Counsel
    DOJ (Department of Justice)
  • Author:

    Beth Krewson

    General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer
    Formation Bio

    Beth Krewson

    General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer
    Formation Bio
  • Author:

    Chris Buntel

    Co-Founder & CIPO
    Tangibly

    Chris Buntel is a US intellectual property attorney with over 20 years experience connecting innovation and intellectual property law. He is a co-founder and the CIPO of Tangibly.  Chris is passionate about trade secrets – the “next big thing” in intellectual property evolution. While other forms of intellectual property have been well supported for years, people are just now realizing the huge need for trade secret management tools and education.  He has a Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry from Stanford University, and J.D. in Law from University of Houston.

    Chris Buntel

    Co-Founder & CIPO
    Tangibly

    Chris Buntel is a US intellectual property attorney with over 20 years experience connecting innovation and intellectual property law. He is a co-founder and the CIPO of Tangibly.  Chris is passionate about trade secrets – the “next big thing” in intellectual property evolution. While other forms of intellectual property have been well supported for years, people are just now realizing the huge need for trade secret management tools and education.  He has a Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry from Stanford University, and J.D. in Law from University of Houston.

  • Author:

    Clint Morrison

    Member
    Patterson Belknap Weber

    Clint Morrison

    Member
    Patterson Belknap Weber
  • Author:

    Geoff White

    General Counsel and Chief IP Counsel
    SilcoTek

    Geoff White

    General Counsel and Chief IP Counsel
    SilcoTek
  • Author:

    Gregory Bombard

    Shareholder
    Greenberg Traurig, LLP

    Gregory Bombard

    Shareholder
    Greenberg Traurig, LLP
  • Author:

    Hannah Joseph

    Director of Trade Secret
    Regeneron

    Hannah Joseph

    Director of Trade Secret
    Regeneron
  • Author:

    Honourable Faith Hochberg

    (Retired Judge)
    United States District Judge

    Honourable Faith Hochberg

    (Retired Judge)
    United States District Judge
  • Author:

    Jennifer Burdman

    Chief IP Counsel
    Valo Health

    Jennifer Burdman

    Chief IP Counsel
    Valo Health
  • Author:

    Joseph D'Angelo

    Head of IP Litigation
    Analog Devices

    Joseph D'Angelo

    Head of IP Litigation
    Analog Devices
  • Author:

    Judge Cathy Bissoon

    United States District Judge
    United States District Court For The Western District Of Pennsylvania

    Judge Cathy Bissoon

    United States District Judge
    United States District Court For The Western District Of Pennsylvania
  • Author:

    Julie Lappin

    Senior IP Counsel
    Nestle

    Julie Lappin

    Senior IP Counsel
    Nestle
  • Author:

    Ken Corsello

    US Trade Secrets Counsel / Patent Licensing Counsel
    IBM Corporation

    Ken Corsello

    US Trade Secrets Counsel / Patent Licensing Counsel
    IBM Corporation
  • Author:

    Kim Jessum

    Chief IP Counsel
    Heraeus

    Kim Jessum

    Chief IP Counsel
    Heraeus
  • Author:

    Lana Gladstein

    General Counsel
    Seaport Therapeutics

    Lana Gladstein

    General Counsel
    Seaport Therapeutics
  • Author:

    Mark Abumeri

    Attoney Advisor
    USPTO

    Mark Abumeri

    Attoney Advisor
    USPTO
  • Author:

    Matthew Murphy

    Partner
    Axinn

    Matthew Murphy

    Partner
    Axinn
  • Author:

    Mike Binns

    Associate General Counsel
    Meta

    Mike Binns

    Associate General Counsel
    Meta
  • Author:

    Ruth Ma Swilling

    Chief IP Counsel, General Counsel
    Raytheon

    Ruth Ma Swilling

    Chief IP Counsel, General Counsel
    Raytheon
  • Author:

    Steve Kurlowecz

    Chief IP Counsel
    Kyndryl

    Steve Kurlowecz

    Chief IP Counsel
    Kyndryl
  • Author:

    Shane O`Neill

    Assistant General Counsel
    Norsk Titanium

    Shane O`Neill

    Assistant General Counsel
    Norsk Titanium
  • Author:

    Steve Smith

    Partner
    Cooley

    Steve Smith

    Partner
    Cooley
  • Author:

    Tom Brown

    Senior Managing Legal Director, Head of Intellectual Property Litigation
    Dell

    Tom Brown

    Senior Managing Legal Director, Head of Intellectual Property Litigation
    Dell
  • Author:

    Matthew D. Kohel

    Partner
    SAUL EWING LLP

    Matthew D. Kohel

    Partner
    SAUL EWING LLP
  • Author:

    Rama Elluru

    Senior Director
    Special Competitive Studies Project (SCSP)

    Rama Elluru

    Senior Director
    Special Competitive Studies Project (SCSP)
  • Author:

    Ksenia Takhistova

    Chief Legal Officer
    LCM Biosensor Technologies

    Ksenia Takhistova

    Chief Legal Officer
    LCM Biosensor Technologies
  • Author:

    Chris Buntel

    Co-Founder & CIPO
    Tangibly

    Chris Buntel is a US intellectual property attorney with over 20 years experience connecting innovation and intellectual property law. He is a co-founder and the CIPO of Tangibly.  Chris is passionate about trade secrets – the “next big thing” in intellectual property evolution. While other forms of intellectual property have been well supported for years, people are just now realizing the huge need for trade secret management tools and education.  He has a Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry from Stanford University, and J.D. in Law from University of Houston.

    Chris Buntel

    Co-Founder & CIPO
    Tangibly

    Chris Buntel is a US intellectual property attorney with over 20 years experience connecting innovation and intellectual property law. He is a co-founder and the CIPO of Tangibly.  Chris is passionate about trade secrets – the “next big thing” in intellectual property evolution. While other forms of intellectual property have been well supported for years, people are just now realizing the huge need for trade secret management tools and education.  He has a Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry from Stanford University, and J.D. in Law from University of Houston.

  • Author:

    Honorable Judge William G Young

    Senior District Judge
    United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts

    Honorable Judge William G Young

    Senior District Judge
    United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts
  • Author:

    Ronald Sia Deputy GC

    Technology & Brand; Enterprise Risk & ESG Compliance Officer
    SimpliSafe

    Ron serves as Deputy General Counsel - Technology and Brand, and Enterprise Risk and Sustainability Compliance Officer for SimpliSafe.  Prior to joining SimpliSafe, he spent over a decade in a variety of in house legal roles at P&G / Gillette in Cincinnati and Boston, with his last role as Global Lead Commercial Counsel for the Gillette business unit.  Ron studied Chemical Engineering and Economics at Tufts University and received his JD from UNH School of Law.

    Ronald Sia Deputy GC

    Technology & Brand; Enterprise Risk & ESG Compliance Officer
    SimpliSafe

    Ron serves as Deputy General Counsel - Technology and Brand, and Enterprise Risk and Sustainability Compliance Officer for SimpliSafe.  Prior to joining SimpliSafe, he spent over a decade in a variety of in house legal roles at P&G / Gillette in Cincinnati and Boston, with his last role as Global Lead Commercial Counsel for the Gillette business unit.  Ron studied Chemical Engineering and Economics at Tufts University and received his JD from UNH School of Law.

  • Author:

    James Pooley

    Trade Secret Expert

    James Pooley

    Trade Secret Expert
  • Author:

    Lauren Ingegneri

    VP, Legal and Chief Compliance Officer
    Corza Medical

    Lauren Ingegneri

    VP, Legal and Chief Compliance Officer
    Corza Medical
  • Author:

    James Gale

    Co-Chair (IP Litigation)
    Cozen O'Connor

    James Gale

    Co-Chair (IP Litigation)
    Cozen O'Connor
  • Author:

    Barry P. Golob

    Co-Chair, Intellectual Property Litigation
    Cozen O'Connor

    Barry P. Golob

    Co-Chair, Intellectual Property Litigation
    Cozen O'Connor
  • Author:

    Barry J. Schindler

    Intellectual Property & Technology Lawyer
    Greenberg Traurig LLP

    Barry J. Schindler

    Intellectual Property & Technology Lawyer
    Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • Author:

    Thomas Pease

    Shareholder
    Greenberg Traurig

    Thomas Pease

    Shareholder
    Greenberg Traurig
  • Author:

    Paul Popeo

    Department Co-Chair – Litigation
    Choat, Hall & Stewart LLP

    Paul Popeo

    Department Co-Chair – Litigation
    Choat, Hall & Stewart LLP

Cross-Industry Advisory Board

Author:

Kurt Brasch

Director of Patent Transactions
Uber

Kurt Brasch

Director of Patent Transactions
Uber

Author:

Jason Skinder

VP and Chief IP Counsel
Lear Corporation

Jason Skinder

VP and Chief IP Counsel
Lear Corporation

Author:

Jeremiah Chan

Director and Associate General Counsel, Head of Patents, Licensing and Open Source
Meta Platforms

Jeremiah Chan

Director and Associate General Counsel, Head of Patents, Licensing and Open Source
Meta Platforms

Author:

Olivia Tsai

Assistant General Counsel, Head of IP
Cruise

Olivia Tsai

Assistant General Counsel, Head of IP
Cruise

Author:

Kim Jessum

Chief IP Counsel
Heraeus

Kim Jessum

Chief IP Counsel
Heraeus

Author:

Jason Laberteaux

AVP and Assistant General Counsel, Global IP and Technology
MetLife

Jason LaBerteaux joined MetLife in 2019 and serves as AVP & Assistant General Counsel with the Global IP/Technology Unit. In his counseling, he primarily focuses on the protection of enterprise intellectual property and on the legal issues related to technology, including outsourcing and the implementation of global platforms. Jason is also responsible for negotiating IT transaction agreements, enabling roll out of the enterprise digital strategy. He also provides intellectual property and information technology legal support to M&A transactions, including due diligence reviews of intellectual property assets and drafting and negotiating transitional services agreements.

Jason is a member of the ACLI Innovation Subcommittee and Federal Quick Reaction Team that focuses on industry regulatory initiatives. Prior to MetLife, Mr. LaBerteaux worked at a number of law firms in the New York area with a focus on software procurement agreements (SaaS, IaaS, outsourcing, and music licensing), IP litigation, Inter Partes Reviews, IP licensing, M&A, and patent prosecution. Jason received his BS in electrical engineering from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette in 2008, and his JD from the University of Connecticut School of Law in 2011.

Jason Laberteaux

AVP and Assistant General Counsel, Global IP and Technology
MetLife

Jason LaBerteaux joined MetLife in 2019 and serves as AVP & Assistant General Counsel with the Global IP/Technology Unit. In his counseling, he primarily focuses on the protection of enterprise intellectual property and on the legal issues related to technology, including outsourcing and the implementation of global platforms. Jason is also responsible for negotiating IT transaction agreements, enabling roll out of the enterprise digital strategy. He also provides intellectual property and information technology legal support to M&A transactions, including due diligence reviews of intellectual property assets and drafting and negotiating transitional services agreements.

Jason is a member of the ACLI Innovation Subcommittee and Federal Quick Reaction Team that focuses on industry regulatory initiatives. Prior to MetLife, Mr. LaBerteaux worked at a number of law firms in the New York area with a focus on software procurement agreements (SaaS, IaaS, outsourcing, and music licensing), IP litigation, Inter Partes Reviews, IP licensing, M&A, and patent prosecution. Jason received his BS in electrical engineering from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette in 2008, and his JD from the University of Connecticut School of Law in 2011.

Author:

Paul Liu

Global Head of Intellectual Property
TuSimple

Paul is the Global Head of Intellectual Property at TuSimple, a self-driving truck company based out of San Diego, California.  At TuSimple, Paul oversees the intellectual property function with a team of attorneys, patent agents, and paralegals to align the company’s intellectual property with the business to obtain proactive, high impact, and creative protections via patents, trademarks, trade secrets, and copyrights.  He is a subject matter expert for intellectual property assets associated with mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, and computer science technologies.  He has been recognized by leading industry publications such as Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) as one of “The World’s Leading IP Strategists.

Paul Liu

Global Head of Intellectual Property
TuSimple

Paul is the Global Head of Intellectual Property at TuSimple, a self-driving truck company based out of San Diego, California.  At TuSimple, Paul oversees the intellectual property function with a team of attorneys, patent agents, and paralegals to align the company’s intellectual property with the business to obtain proactive, high impact, and creative protections via patents, trademarks, trade secrets, and copyrights.  He is a subject matter expert for intellectual property assets associated with mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, and computer science technologies.  He has been recognized by leading industry publications such as Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) as one of “The World’s Leading IP Strategists.

Author:

Minh Hoang Merchant

General Counsel and Secretary
Aspira Women’s Health

Minh Hoang Merchant

General Counsel and Secretary
Aspira Women’s Health

Author:

John Mulgrew

Chief Patent Counsel and Global Head of IP
Lenovo Group

John Mulgrew

Chief Patent Counsel and Global Head of IP
Lenovo Group

Author:

Changhae Park

SVP and Chief IP Officer
NXP Semiconductors

Changhae Park

SVP and Chief IP Officer
NXP Semiconductors

Author:

Sanjesh Sharma

Assistant General Counsel- Patents
Johnson and Johnson

Sanjesh Sharma

Assistant General Counsel- Patents
Johnson and Johnson

Author:

Manny Schecter

Ex-Chief Patent Counsel
IBM

Manny Schecter

Ex-Chief Patent Counsel
IBM

Author:

Mathew Hulse

Associate General Counsel
Intel Corporation

Matt is currently Associate General Counsel at Intel Corporation and leads the legal team advising Intel's Cloud & Enterprise and Programmable Solutions businesses, 2,000+ person datacenter engineering team, and Intel Automotive. In this role, he serves as the primary legal advisor for Intel's multibillion-dollar Cloud & Enterprise business that offers a broad portfolio of silicon and software datacenter products. His experience includes advising on issues related to technology licensing, strategic collaborations, intellectual property, competition, product security, sales and marketing, and commercial law matters. Previously, he held other senior IP, litigation, and business legal roles at Intel.

 

Prior to joining Intel in 2011, Matt was an intellectual property trial lawyer at Am Law 200 firms in Silicon Valley. He is also a registered patent attorney and received his undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University and law degree from the University of California, Berkeley.

Mathew Hulse

Associate General Counsel
Intel Corporation

Matt is currently Associate General Counsel at Intel Corporation and leads the legal team advising Intel's Cloud & Enterprise and Programmable Solutions businesses, 2,000+ person datacenter engineering team, and Intel Automotive. In this role, he serves as the primary legal advisor for Intel's multibillion-dollar Cloud & Enterprise business that offers a broad portfolio of silicon and software datacenter products. His experience includes advising on issues related to technology licensing, strategic collaborations, intellectual property, competition, product security, sales and marketing, and commercial law matters. Previously, he held other senior IP, litigation, and business legal roles at Intel.

 

Prior to joining Intel in 2011, Matt was an intellectual property trial lawyer at Am Law 200 firms in Silicon Valley. He is also a registered patent attorney and received his undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University and law degree from the University of California, Berkeley.

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