2022 speakers

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INDUSTRY LEADERS

2022 featured speakers

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Stephanie Adamany

General Counsel
WARF

Vishal Amin
Vishal Amin

Head of IP Policy
Intel

Marc Booth (1) (1)
Marc Booth

Chief IP Officer
Acacia Research Group

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Alexandra Brodie

Partner
Gowling WLG

Elvir Causevic (1)
Elvir Causevic

Co-Founder & MD
Tech + IP Capital

Kimberly Cauthorn (1)
Kimberly Cauthorn

IP Leader
WTW

Nicholas Chmielewski
Nicholas Chmielewski

Chief Broking Officer
Aon

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Michael Connelly

VP of Operations
WIT LEGAL

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Ian DiBernardo

Partner 
Brown Rudnick

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Abha Divine

Founder & MD 
Techquity Capital 

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Megan Easley

Vice President
CAC Specialty

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Michelle Eber

Portfolio Counsel
Validity Finance

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Glenn Edwards

VP, Chief IP Counsel
Trane Technologies

Charles Eldering
Charles Eldering

CEO
CAsE Analysis

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Alex Ewing

COO 
LiquiGlide

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Fred Fabricant

Partner
Fabricant LLP

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Aaron Fahrenkrog

Partner
Robins Kaplan

Gittings Global - NE85488
Holly Fechner

Executive Director
Invent Together

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Steven Geiszler

US Chief IP Counsel
Huawei

Russ Genet
Russell Genet

Director
Longford Capital

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Lorie Goins

Head of IP Strategy
Kyndryl

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Phil Hartstein

Partner
Soryn IP Capital

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Orin Herskowitz

Executive Director
Columbia

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Clemens Heusch

Vice President
Nokia

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Emily Hostage

Director
Columbia University

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Blair Jacobs

Principal
McKool Smith

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Ari Jaffess

Partner
Liston Abramson

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Mark Kokes

Chief Licensing Officer
Adeia

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Leonid Kravets

Head of M&A
InterDigital

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Bill LaFontaine

General Manager IP 
IBM

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Shui Li

Corporate Counsel Microsoft

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Christopher LiPuma

Director
Fortress

Taraneh Maghame
Taraneh Maghamé

FOUNDER & PRINCIPAL MAGHAME IP CONSULTING

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Drew Mallozzi

Managing Partner
Atlas Credit Partners

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Claus Melarti

SVP Acquisitions
RPX Corporation

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Lesley Millar-Nicholson

Executive Director
MIT

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Anup Misra

Director
Curiam Capital

Cyrus Morton
Cyrus Morton

Partner
Robins Kaplan

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Kavon Nasabzadeh

Chief IP Officer 
Ofinno, LLC

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Shayne O’Reilly

Head of Licensing
Meta

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Hasan Rashid

Associate GC
GE Licensing

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Michael Renaud

Chair of IP Division
Mintz

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Erick Robinson

Partner 
Spencer Fane

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Katherine Rubino

Partner 
Caldwell IP

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Vincent Rubino

Partner 
Fabricant LLP

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Francis Rushford

Managing Director
Pretium Partners

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Marc Sedam

Vice President
NYU

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Laurie Self

SVP & Counsel
Qualcomm

Bridget Smith
Bridget Smith

Assistant GC, IP
Relativity Space

Gary Sorden
Gary Sorden

Member
Cole Schotz

Jonathan Stroud
Jonathan Stroud

General Counsel
Unified Patents

Jonathan Waldrop
Jonathan Waldrop

Partner
Kasowitz Benson Torres

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Michael Waltrip

Managing Director
Xerox

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Aaron Waxler

Senior Director
Nokia

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Keith Wilson

EVP, Partnerships
IPValue Management

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Timothy Wilson

Head of Patents
SAS Institute

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