Deepro Mukerjee, national co-chair of Katten's Patent Litigation practice, will participate in the "In-House Perspectives on The Future of IP Teams and Working with Outside Counsel" session at 9:15 a.m. (ET) on Wednesday, October 7. The session, "Powerful Portfolio Management: Product Selection, Identifying Targets for Litigation and Monetizing IP Portfolios", will cover:

  • Appreciating the importance of global portfolio planning
  • Developing techniques for an accurate assessment of the current value of your portfolio
    • Analyzing trends within your portfolio
    • Evaluating the strength of your patents in your current portfolio and how to monetize them
  • Recognizing potential portfolio targets and vulnerabilities
  • Identifying "good" targets and how they "complete" portfolio development
  • Utilizing business functions to advance product portfolio planning
    • Identifying team members from operations, business development and life cycle management
  • Making adequate preparations for negotiations as well as litigation

Learn more about the 14th Annual Paragraph IV Disputes here.