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Trade Secret Management and Monetization Conference

Rembrandt Hotel, London, UK

July 14-15, 2014

Agenda*


Day 1 – July 14, 2014


7:45 Registration & Networking

8:40 Welcome and Introduction from Chairman

8:45 Trade Secret Management

Moderator: Johannes van Melle, Partner, V.O.

Panelists:
Alexander van Eeuwijk, Senior Director - IP&S Manager Lighting, PHILLIPS
Dr. Helen V Waugh, IP & Technical Knowledge Manager, DOOSAN BABCOCK LTD
Leo S. Melchers, Head Licensing, SYNGENTA
Dr. Jonas Heitto, LL.M., Senior IP Counsel, ALCATEL-LUCENT

9:50 Trade Secret Litigation in the United States

Moderator: P. Anthony Sammi, Partner, SKADDEN, ARPS, SLATE, MEAGHER & FLOM LLP

Panelists:
Dean D. Gordon, Senior IP Counsel, ASML NETHERLANDS BV
Alexander van Eeuwijk, Senior Director - IP&S Manager Lighting, PHILLIPS

10:35 Coffee Break & Networking

11:00 Trade Secret Litigation in Europe

Speaker: Angus McLean, Partner, SIMMONS & SIMMONS

11:45 Best Practices for Monetizing Trade Secrets

Moderator: David Wanetick, Managing Director, INCREMENTAL ADVANTAGE LLC

Panelists:
Dean D. Gordon, Senior IP Counsel, ASML NETHERLANDS BV
Colin Lamond, Executive Consultant – IP, NISSAN TECHNICAL CENTRE EUROPE
Giacomo Marsaglia, Licensing Manager, PIRELLI TYRE S.p.A.

12:30 Lunch

1:30 Trade Secret Inoculation and the Hiring of Contaminated Employees

Moderator: Warren Wayne, Partner, BIRD & BIRD

Panelists:
Frank Beck, Head of IP, SIEMENS AUDIOLOGISCHE TECHNIK GmbH
Dean D. Gordon, Senior IP Counsel, ASML NETHERLANDS BV
Dr. Jonas Heitto, LL.M., Senior IP Counsel, ALCATEL-LUCENT
Erik Verbraeken, Head of Procurement and IP Transactions, JOHNSON CONTROLS
Leo S. Melchers, Head of Licensing, SYNGENTA

2:30 Trade Secret Reform in Europe

Moderator: Robert Williams, Partner, BIRD & BIRD

Panelists:
Warren Wayne, Partner, BIRD & BIRD
Jorge Novais Goncalves, EUROPEAN COMMISSION
Dr. Bobby Mukerjee, President of the IP Federation and Chief Counsel - INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY & TECHNOLOGY LAW at BAe

3:15 Afternoon Refreshment Break

3:30 Trade Secrets and the Management of Employee Technical Tools

Moderator: David Wanetick, Managing Director, INCREMENTAL ADVANTAGE LLC

Panelists:
Frank Beck, Head of IP, SIEMENS AUDIOLOGISCHE TECHNIK GmbH
Laura Westby, Associate General Counsel - Agribusiness, SYNGENTA
Dr. Suki Sandhu, IP Manager - LIQUAVISTA, an Amazon Company

4:15 Maintaining Confidentiality During Joint Development and Acquisition Negotiations

Moderator: David Wanetick, Managing Director, INCREMENTAL ADVANTAGE LLC

Panelists:
Dr. Helen V Waugh, IP & Technical Knowledge Manager, DOOSAN BABCOCK LTD
Colin Lamond, Executive Consultant – IP, NISSAN TECHNICAL CENTRE EUROPE
Giacomo Marsaglia, Licensing Manager, PIRELLI TYRE S.p.A.
Erik Verbraeken, Head of Procurement and IP Transactions, JOHNSON CONTROLS

5:00 Adjournment & Drinks Reception


Day 2 – July 15, 2014


7:45 Registration and Networking

8:45 Protecting Trade Secrets in China

Speaker: Dan Harris, Partner, HARRIS MOURE

9:30 Evaluating Trade Secrets as an Investment Whilst Joint-Venturing with Chinese Companies

Speaker: Sha Liu Lecallier, Patent Engineer, FIDAL INNOVATION

10:15 Coffee Break & Networking

10:30 Trade Secrets Under Cyberattack

Moderator: R. Mark Halligan, Partner, NIXON PEABODY

Panelists:
William J. Coughlin, President & CEO, FORD GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES LLC
Markus Stamm, Senior Counsel, ALCATEL-LUCENT

11:15 Trade Secrets and Social Media

Panelists:
William J. Coughlin, President & CEO, FORD GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES LLC
Dr. Suki Sandhu, IP Manager - LIQUAVISTA, an Amazon Company
Philip Calvert, PHILLIP CALVERT

12:00 Adjournment


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* Agenda is subject to change