Speaking Engagement

IP Management Strategy

Bloomberg Law's Big Law Business Summit – West

15 Nov 2017 01:00 p.m. - 06:00 p.m.

InterContinental Mark Hopkins San Francisco
999 California Street
San Francisco, CA 94108

With a consistent volume of IP work, many legal departments have staffed up their in-house patent team to manage patent portfolios more cost effectively. At the same time, outside counsel still play a critical role in patent litigation and due diligence during M&A transactions. Hear from corporate counsel on how they find the right balance on in-house talent and outside expertise to effectively manage the company’s patent portfolio.


  • Renny Hwang, Head of Patent Litigation, Google
  • Colette Reiner Mayer, Partner, Morrison Foerster
  • Michael Sacksteder, Partner and Chair, Patent Litigation, Fenwick & West
  • Gillian Thackray, Global Chief Intellectual Property Counsel, The Clorox Company

Moderated by Alex Butler, Vice President and General Manager of Corporate, Tech & IP, Bloomberg BNA



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