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Chief Intellectual Property Officers Council

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If you lead your company’s intellectual property function, you are likely responsible for protecting, managing and monetizing your company’s most valuable intangible assets in a rapidly changing global environment. Not only have the legal and policy backdrops to intellectual property management continued to morph globally, but increased cybersecurity risks and IP talent recruitment challenges may significantly impact your ability to accomplish your goals. No longer is leading the corporate IP function purely a legal function, and you value the opportunity to get up to speed on emerging opportunities and challenges across multiple disciplines as quickly as possible.    

Membership will ultimately drive the Council’s agenda.  Our initial agenda includes the following areas: 

  • Best practices in the development and management of global organizations of intellectual property lawyers
  • Best practices in the creation, management and monetization of global portfolios
  • Legal and non-legal risks and opportunities in the changing global environment that impact IP value
  • Recent developments in licensing, challenging, and defending IP rights

Program Director

Anne Kelley

Anne Kelley

Program Director, Chief Intellectual Property Officers Council
The Conference Board
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