Celebrating 125 Years

Lectures & Events

August 2017
Chautauqua Institution
This is a multi-day event
October 2017
CWRU Law School
This is a multi-day event
February 2018
CWRU Law School
This is a multi-day event
June 2018
CWRU Law School
This is a multi-day event
Innovation and Commercialization Strategy Summit
Lee and Hayes, PLLC
The Spangenberg Center for Law, Technology & the Arts
APR 1, 2016
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Tinkham Veale University Center Ballroom “A” on the campus of Case Western Reserve University
CLE Credit
Approved for 6.5 hours of in-person CLE credit
Case Western Reserve University School of Law and the law firm of Lee and Hayes, PLLC, will bring together blue ribbon industry leaders and academic faculty for a day-long examination of innovative intellectual property and commercialization strategies. This invitation-only event will allow attendees to engage in workshop discussions designed to develop analytical fundamentals in law, management and technology, with a focus on:
  • Developing and assessing intellectual property strategies in the context of new innovation
  • Cultivating perspectives and tools necessary to increase value and transactional success
  • Determining technology validation essentials
The Innovation & Commercialization Strategy Summit will feature two hands-on sessions with our industry faculty. The morning session will examine successful frameworks for growing value through IP portfolio development and analytics, while the afternoon session will explore analytics-driven portfolio monetization strategies.

Chip Lutton, the Former Vice President and General Counsel of Nest Labs, Inc. (now part of Google), will deliver the keynote address during lunch.

Following the end of the Innovation and Commercialization Strategy Summit, there will be a networking reception.
Speaker Information

Keynote Speaker:

Richard “Chip” Lutton
Former Vice President and General Counsel,
Nest Labs, Inc. (now part of Google)
Former Chief Patent Counsel,

Confirmed Industry Faculty:

John Murphy
Chief IP Counsel and Director of Legal Affairs-Intellectual Property,
Former Director for Business & Legal Affairs,
Warner Brothers Online, Inc.

Scott Hayden
Chief Intellectual Property Counsel,
Former Director of Global Patent Operation,
General Electric

Susan Parulski
Chief Patent Counsel,
Carestream Health, Inc.
Former in-house patent attorney,
Past Board Member,
Rochester Intellectual Property Law Association

Jon Wood
Executive Director of Innovation and Collaboration,
Bridgestone Americas, Inc.

Teresan W. Gilbert
Chief Intellectual Property Counsel,
The Lubrizol Corporation

Patricia A. Motta
Executive Director/Assistant General Counsel and Chief Intellectual Property Counsel,
American Greetings Corporation

Leonard Stewart
Intellectual Property Counsel,
Marketing & Digital Division,
Caterpillar, Inc.

Brian Hinman
Chief Intellectual Property Officer,
Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

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