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  • Patent Strategies & Patent Landscaping Workshop for Entrepreneurs
    Hosted by WBT Innovation Marketplace
    Oct 21, 2013, 1 pm - 5:30 pm
    Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina
    San Diego, CA

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Patent Strategies & Patent Landscaping Workshop for Entrepreneurs

Patent Landscaping

DCN's Patent Strategies & Patent Landscaping Workshop for Entrepreneurs (formerly Strategic Patent Management for Entrepreneurs) reveals simple yet highly effective methods to gain control of your patent portfolio.

This half-day workshop explores how to develop a strong patent strategy, work effectively with patent attorneys, understand and manage risks, and ultimately make solid patent investment decisions.

The Problem

High tech entrepreneurs need a strong patent portfolio to support product development, partnering, and fundraising. But many entrepreneurs lack the experience to forge and manage a strong patent strategy, especially when juggling multiple competing priorities. The result is often a patent portfolio that carries far more expense and risk than you bargained for.

The Solution

You don't need to be an expert to develop a valuable patent portfolio or evaluate the competitive landscape. We'll show you highly effective techniques to:

  • Optimize your patenting strategy
  • Maximize the value of your intellectual assets
  • Extract valuable competitive intelligence to enhance business planning, fundraising, partnering, and valuation

On the Agenda

  • Big and expensive missteps -- and how to avoid them
  • A realistic overview of your investment to get from invention to patents
  • Techniques to manage IP counsel and cost to increase the ROI of your patent investments
  • Extract valuable insights about competitors, vendors and partners

Who Should Attend?

  • Entrepreneurial CEOs and CSOs
  • Innovators seeking to commercialize proprietary technologies
  • Seasoned entrepreneurs
  • Emerging entrepreneurial teams
  • Technology officers


Jeff Carpenter
Phone: 1.651.340.8031