2018 LES International Annual Conference

San Diego (USA), April 29/May 2, 2018

Manchester Grand Hyatt

Main topics:

  • Best practices and new developments in life sciences
    • Licensing early stage technology
    • Doing major deals
    • Patent pools for licensing CRISPR technology
  • The evolving legal landscape for digital platforms
    • Licensing standard essential patents
    • Artificial intelligence
    • Open source risk assessment
  • IP valuation and finance techniques
    • Using IP to secure debt financing for startups
    • Blockchain and cryptocurrency
  • Brands and trademarks
    • Developing and protecting brands
    • Leveraging and monetizing brands
  • International developments and strategy
    • IP rights and Asian industry
    • Licensing in China
  • Best practices in negotiating and drafting agreements
    • University technology transfer agreements
    • Patent pool agreements
  • Automotive and Aerospace industries
    • Changing patent and licensing landscape in the automotive and aerospace industries
    • Convergence – the Automotive and IT industries – IP perspective

For additional information:
http://lesi2018.org/wordpress1/