Patent Monetization: Evaluating Key Patents, Analyzing Options, and Implementing a Monetization Plan
Recording of a 90-minute premium CLE video webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will provide guidance to patent counsel to understand the steps for identifying key patents and weighing the available options for monetization. The panel will offer best practices for implementing a monetization plan.
- Patent monetization options
- Growing a patent portfolio to maximize monetization value
- Funding options and strategies
The panel will review these and other key questions:
- What funding mechanisms are available for financing patent monetization?
- How can patent owners/companies monetize their patent assets without putting their core business in jeopardy?
- What options are available to leverage the value of a company's patents for monetization?
Russell J. Genet
Longford Capital Management
Mr. Genet is responsible for investment sourcing, underwriting and monitoring. He is an accomplished attorney with... | Read More
Mr. Genet is responsible for investment sourcing, underwriting and monitoring. He is an accomplished attorney with nearly 20 years experience representing corporate clients in defending and monetizing intellectual property rights in a wide array of industries, including electronics, computers, software, telecommunications, medical devices and many others. Mr. Genet has significant experience litigating complex intellectual property matters in federal courts throughout the United States, and before the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. Mr. Genet has also prosecuted patent applications and represented clients in interferences, ex parte reexaminations, and inter partes reviews in the United States Patent and Trademark Office. He has been recognized in 2017 as an Illinois Super Lawyer for IP Litigation. Prior to joining Longford Capital, Mr. Genet was a partner in the international law firm, Nixon Peabody LLP. While at Nixon Peabody, he served as the national leader of the firm’s IP Litigation practice group. Mr. Genet is a graduate of Purdue University and Chicago-Kent College of Law.Close
Founder, Software Patent Lawyer
Mr. Plotkin has been a leader in software patents for 25 years leading technology companies and law firms worldwide... | Read More
Mr. Plotkin has been a leader in software patents for 25 years leading technology companies and law firms worldwide turn to him to obtain patent protection in the U.S. for cutting-edge software in fields such as artificial intelligence (AI), quantum computing, autonomous vehicles, and speech recognition. He has continued to consistently obtain software patents for clients even after the Alice Supreme Court decision stopped many high-tech companies and patent law firms from even attempting to obtain software patents. Mr. Plotkin is an MIT-educated computer scientist and engineer with a technical background matched by few, if any, other attorneys. He has used his combination of technical knowledge and two decades of patent law expertise to develop a unique proprietary process for obtaining strong, broad, and defensible patents that maximizes the sale value of the patents and the clients that own them, increases the likelihood of success when the patents are enforced against competitors, and increases the strength of the patents against attacks by competitors. Mr. Plotkin is also an innovator himself—he is a named inventor and owner of over 25 patents and patent applications.Close
Nutter McClennen & Fish
Mr. Stern is a partner in Nutter’s Litigation Department. He focuses his practice on patent litigation and... | Read More
Mr. Stern is a partner in Nutter’s Litigation Department. He focuses his practice on patent litigation and has extensive trial experience representing multinational and entrepreneurial companies in federal and state courts nationwide, as well before the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) and in inter partes review (IPR) proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB). Mr. Stern has a strong background in both intellectual property litigation and complex commercial litigation, he assists clients in protecting and enforcing their rights. Mr. Stern combines impressive courtroom experience with knowledge of complex technologies that allows him to translate sophisticated subject matter into understandable concepts for judges and juries. He has represented numerous companies in patent litigations, including in the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern District of Texas, District of Delaware, and Northern District of CaliforniaClose