Welcome to an interesting Zacco breakfast seminar with Morrison & Foerster, one of the leading US IP firms!
Morrison & Foerster is a global firm with over 1000 lawyers in key technology and financial centers in the U.S., Europe and Asia. Recent awards from Law360 in January is based on winning a billion-dollar jury verdict but also other major victories in the courts earned the firm a spot on Law360’s IP Practice Group of the Year.
We are pleased to invite you to a seminar primarily directed toward IP-coordinators, corporate lawyers, decision makers and CEO:s in companies where IP is an important asset. During the seminar our colleagues from Morrison & Foerster (MOFO) will share their experience in some really interesting topics:
Patent litigation in USA, recent trails and why MOFO has been so successful
Patent freedom-to-operate (FTO) as a preliminary step to entering the U.S. market
Licensing and negotiations as a way to achieve FTO
Patent due diligence as a part of investment or acquisition in the U.S.
Monetization strategies for US portfolios and competitor monitoring
08.00-08.30, gathering and breakfast
8.30-9.45, presentation by Morrison & Foerster
9.45-10.00, questions and summary
Our guest speakers
Peter Yim is head of the firm's Electronics, Software and Telecommunications Patent Group, and a partner in Morrison & Foerster's San Francisco office. Additionally, he provides intellectual property support and analysis for clients involved in public offerings, financings, mergers and acquisitions, and other related transactions. Mr. Yim was named one of the Daily Journal's Top 25 Portfolio Managers in California in 2012.
Otis Littlefield is a partner in Morrison & Foerster's San Francisco office. Dr. Littlefield's practice focuses on representing life science clients, including biotechnology, pharmaceutical, agricultural biotechnology, and medical device companies. Dr. Littlefield specializes in two main areas: intellectual property-related business transactions, and patent prosecution, including patent portfolio strategy, management, and evaluation.
Brian Ho's practice focuses on patent prosecution and patent litigation support, working in the medical device, biotechnology, and diagnostics fields. Mr. Ho has also been involved in several patent litigation matters, in discovery, claim construction, expert report preparation, and trial in district court.