2012 Conference Theme: Capturing the Value of Intangible Assets
For the 10th consecutive year, approximately 50 executives from a variety of industries came together to discuss innovation and intellectual property strategies that improve business performance. The conference examined how to focus intangible assets to capture more value through a transformative process.
Click here or on the image below for a full size version of last year's conference theme along with additional conference information and an agenda.
Since 2003, ipCapital Group has hosted an annual executive retreat designed to share actionable strategies that maximize value and minimize costs. ipCG's 2012 Thought Leadership Conference was held in Stowe, Vermont on November 7-9. Once again, the conference was held at the Stowe Mountain Lodge, ranked No. 5 in in the list of the best hotels and resorts in North America by Condé Nast Traveler.
There were two add-on sessions, one focusing on "The Impact of AIA on IP Strategy" (CLE credit pending) the other on "Maximizing, Measuring, and Realizing Value from Technology IP Assets".
Keynote speaker Marshall C. Phelps, Jr.is a Board Member at ipCG. Mr. Phelps is currently an advisor to a number of companies including Microsoft, Waggener Edstrom and Viral Genetics, and serves five other boards of directors. In 2006, he was elected to the initial class of the Intellectual Property Hall of Fame.
America Invents Act
A one-day workshop on "The Impact of America Invents Act (AIA) on IP Strategy" was held by Bruce Story, Senior Advisor at ipCG, as a specialty add-on to the three-day Thought Leadership Conference. The course focused on how systematic IP strategy development can lead to higher value IP among other topics.
Maximizing, Measuring, and Realizing Value from Technology IP Assets
A one-day seminar on "Maximizing, Measuring, and Realizing Value from Technology IP Assets" was held by Jed Cahill, Director, and Adam Bulakowski, Sr. Manager at ipCG, and Tim Brisson, General Patent Counsel at Graphon as a specialty add-on to the three-day Thought Leadership Conference. The course focused on the following key topics:
- Maximizing the value of technology innovation through strategic IP expansion
- Measuring and communicating the economic value of technology innovation and IP
- Realizing value through sound due diligence, decision-making, and execution
Prior Year's Conference Topics
The 2011 conference singled in on how to identify and strengthen these connections in order to "ConnectovateŽ: Innovate Across Connections to Create Value" and introduced a new model which could be applied to your own unique business circumstances. The 2010 conference agenda focused on nurturing and monetizing creative behavior, protecting innovation, and systematizing the innovation process - ultimately "Transforming Ideas into Distinguished Results." The 2009 conference focused on "Creating Business Advantage with IP."
To receive more information about these and future events, please contact Christina Sidell at (888) 853-2212 x267.