event FAQs

keeping you safe

(Updated as of August 18, 2021)

Health & safety fAQS

Yes, in order to successfully access the event venue in-person, it will be mandatory for you to provide proof of a full vaccination series, completed at least 14 days prior to the start of the event.  

Acceptable methods for providing proof of COVID-19 vaccination include:  

  • CDC Vaccination Card (or photo)
  • NYC Vaccination Record  
  • NYC COVID Safe App: Android | iOS 
  • Excelsior Pass 
  • Comparable International Proof of Vaccination Document  

A negative PCR test will NOT be permitted as an acceptable method of proof for entry into the event.

When checking in at the Forum on event dates, you will need to present an ID that matches the acceptable vaccination document presented. 

If you do not have proof of a full COVID-19 vaccination series, completed at least 14 days prior to the date of the event, you will not be permitted entry to the event, in-person. 

You can still, however, access the event virtually, not positioned on the premises of the event venue.

We will maintain a maximum capacity and density of participants in accordance with relevant official government and regional guidance, along with current social distancing protocols being implemented at the venue. All attendees are suggested to adhere to these social distancing protocols.

We’re operating in accordance with the hygiene, cleaning, and disinfection requirements from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Department of Health (DOH) for all front and back of house areas.

For more information, please refer to the detailed health & safety protocol.

what you need to know

GENERAL fAQS

Yes! We’re thrilled to announce that the 8th Annual IP Dealmakers Forum on December 7-8 will return to an in-person format and will also be made available virtually. All sessions will occur in-person at Apella in NYC with a live broadcast to our virtual audience. Networking and 1-to-1 meeting opportunities will be available to all attendees. 

Attendance at the in-person event will be limited to speakers, sponsors, sponsor guests, and a select number of registrants, as capacity allows according to gathering restrictions and guidance. 

All attendees are categorized by either “hybrid” or “virtual only”. A hybrid attendee will have access to both in-person + virtual experiences. A “virtual only” attendee will only have access to the virtual experience.

General registration is now available through our online ticketing system. You may purchase a hybrid ticket (in-person + virtual attendance) or a virtual only ticket. Please note seating for the in-person event is limited and all attendees must be reviewed and approved for attendance.

We review applications based on the organization you represent, your professional job title, and any background information provided. We actively seek professionals with experience, seniority, and decision-making power within their organizations. Additionally, we consider our overall audience composition, aiming to achieve a balanced representation of IP owners, investors, law firms, and strategic advisors.

Once you have completed your online registration or application, you will receive notification regarding the status of your application within 48 hours. If your application is approved, you will receive an email with a link to submit payment necessary to finalize your registration and secure your place at the event.

The IP Dealmakers Forum brings together leaders in the business community to address critical issues impacting the IP industry and broader innovation landscape. In order to ensure the event has balanced representation from market leaders and to maintain an optimal networking dynamic, we have instituted an approval process for all registrations.

Payment is only required after you are approved to attend. As soon as you are approved, you will receive an email with a payment link. Payment must be made within the specified time to secure your place at the event.

“Full Access” tickets include in-person attendance at all sessions, networking events, 1-to-1 meetings system, as well as access to the virtual event platform.

“Virtual Only” tickets include access to the virtual event platform where registrants will be able to access live and on-demand sessions, networking events, and the 1-to-1 meetings system. 

We welcome sponsorship inquiries. Please contact us directly at [email protected] to request our prospectus with detailed information on sponsorship packages and pricing. We look forward to hearing from you.

We welcome speaking proposals from industry thought leaders and senior executives. Please note we do not accept sales pitches or allow them at our events. Feel free to submit your proposal to [email protected] or contact us directly to discuss.

We are not an accredited CLE provider, however we do apply for CLE credit approval in select states. The number of credit hours approved varies depending upon the state, and some states can take as long as 4-5 months to finalize approval. Certain states offer reciprocity. You may access further information on state rules and regulations here

We will email you your CLE certificate following conclusion of the event and as soon as we receive approval from your individual state bar. Approval times vary greatly depending upon the state bar with some state bars taking as long as 4-5 months to finalize approval. You may access further information on state rules and regulations here

Registered participants will be invited to the platform via email approximately one week prior to the event start date, at which time all participants may begin scheduling their meetings.

Our 1-to-1 meetings feature is available to all registered attendees. You may request meetings with anyone attending the event, however, meetings are only confirmed and assigned a meeting location or video link once the invited party accepts the request.

Cancellations received before 30 days prior to the event start date will receive a full refund minus processing fees. Cancellations received after this time will receive a credit with Dealmakers Forums that can be used toward a future event. No-shows will not be issued a refund or a credit.

Substitutions are allowed at any time prior to the start of the event, but the substituting individual must be approved for attendance. If the individual is not approved, the registration will be considered a cancellation subject to the cancellation policy above.

You may reach out to us at [email protected] or (914) 365-7732. We look forward to hearing from you!

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