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HGF are gold sponsors of the IP Counsel Café

March 2024

The IP Counsel Café is due to go ahead from the 7th-9th May 2024 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel Palo Alto. HGF are gold sponsors for this exciting event, which will hear from over 100 IP Counsel!

This year will see a robust agenda, providing delegates with key insights into the emerging IP landscape and new strategies for staying ahead of the trends.

Head of Electronics, Chris Benson will be moderating an insightful session on ‘Global IP Strategy and Working Seamlessly with Law Firms on a Global Scale‘.

In our global economy where companies are doing business across borders with vastly different laws, regulations, and practices, obtaining and protecting IP across multiple jurisdictions is a challenge. Achieving the right balance of patents, copyrights, and trademarks is important for effective IP protection.

  • How can you cost-effectively work with U.S. and foreign counsel across jurisdictions?
  • How do you create a successful relationship with your outside counsel so that they are helpful strategic advisors?
  • US and European patent laws are very different, and US attorneys do not know European laws very well.  How do you cost effectively deal with the differences in foreign laws?
  • How do you deal with trademark infringement in multiple countries?
  • How do you decide which infringers to pursue?
  • How do you partner with foreign firms to ensure your global IP protection is effective yet within budget?
  • How do you maximize the value of outside counsel and incentivize them to do more efficient prosecution?
  • How are companies working with their outside counsel? Are models evolving?

Patent experts Andrew McGettrick and Lauris Kemp will also be attending this event.

Click the button below to reserve your space.

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