Michael Farn, Fenwick & West LLP; Sara Duval Harrington, sr. director Legal-IP, LinkedIn Corporation; Winston E. Henderson, vice president, general counsel, NanoTerra, Inc
In the current economy, more and more companies are seeking to monetize their patent portfolios. Thus, understanding patent transactions has never been more important. Experts in patent licensing will cover recent legal developments; techniques for drafting agreements for patent licensing, purchases and sales; and practical advice on negotiation and enforcement considerations. Topics include recent legal developments and practice tips; how to discourage licensees from challenging the validity of licensed patents; new strategies in light of Quanta, MedImmune and SanDisk and their progeny; the critical differences among different types of patent transactions; creating win/win patent licenses; and more.