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Editor-in-Chief,   Anatole Krattiger

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The ipHandbook Presents Select Presentations
from the Annual Meeting 2009 of LES International: "Licensing in Emerging Economies" lesi graphic

In collaboration with the Licensing Executives Society International, we are pleased to present select presentations from the LESI Annual Meeting, 7-10 June 2009, Makati City, Philippines, with the Theme: Licensing in Emerging Economies.

Keynote Addresses and Plenary Sessions

The Role of Licensing in Technology Development by Justice Anonio T. Carpio, Associate Justice, Supreme Court of the Philippines (9 min)

The Open IP Marketplace by Arthur Nutter, President & CEO, TAEUS International Corporation (19 min)

Global IP Market Development by James E. Malackowski, President & CEO, Ocean Tomo LLC (40min)

Ayala Technology Business Incubation: Building an ecosystem for technology enterprises by Guillermo M. Luz, Executive Vice President, Ayala Foundation (21 min)

Emerging Markets in the Global Economic Crisis by Bernardo Villegas, Visiting Professor at IESE Business School, Professor at the University of Asia and the Pacific (33 min)

Special LESI-WIPO Mediation Seminar   wipo logo


Workshop Sessions and Mini-Plenary Sessions

IP Management in an Open Innovation Environment

IP Management in an Open Innovation Environment (Part 1 & 2) by Paul Germeraad, President, Intellectual Assets, Inc. (90 min & 78 min)

Patents & Standards: Eternal Enemies or Ways of Reconciliation?

FRAND (Fair, Reasonable, Non-Discriminatory Terms) from a business perspective by Timo Ruikka, Strategy Advisor, IPR Intellectual Property, Nokia Corporation (28min)

The Determination of FRAND Royalties in Court Procedures in Germany by Peter K. Hess, Partner at BARDEHLE PAGENBERG (Patent- und Rechtsanwälte) (23min)

The MPEG Patent Pool - Another Way to Go? by Bertram Huber, Rechtsanwalt, IPSEVA (Intellectual Property Services for Sustainable Energy Ventures) (19min)

Patents and Standards by Randall R. Rader, Circuit Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (24min)

Standards: IP and Patent Pools


Mediation, Arbitration and More: Recent Innovations in Resolving Licensing and IP Disputes

Alternative Dispute Resolution in IP and the WIPO Experience by Erik Wilbers, Director, WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center (58 min)

Alternative Dispute Resolution and Arbitration in the Philippines by Victor P. Lazatin, Senior Partner, Angara Abello Concepcion Regala and Cruz Law (30min)

Arbitration/Mediation v. Litigation/Administrative Proceedings: The People's Republic of China by Alvin Chang, Vivien Chan & Co., China (21min)

Negotiating the International Life Sciences License Agreement

Negotiating the International Life Sciences License Agreement: Australia by Rob McInnes, Principal, Commercialization Team, Spruson & Ferguson Lawyers (23min)



Building a Successful Brand by John F. Hornick, Partner, Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP (27min)


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