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How Much is your Intellectual Property Really Worth?

Wednesday, October 23, 2013, 1:00 to 2:30pm ET

[Download Slides: Patrick Ennis] [Download Slides: Ian McClure]


Patrick Ennis, Ph.D.
Global Head of Technology
Intellectual Ventures

Ian McClure



G. Nagesh Rao
Senior Government Affairs and Intellectual Property Advisor
IP-Law and Technology Commercialization Strategist

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So you successfully got that Patent, Copyright, and/or Trademark, now how much is that IP truly worth? Hear from experienced professionals on the true value of your IP and how much it is worth from both ROI and NPV viewpoints.


This series of webinars will explore various advanced IP topics with the assumption of a basic understanding. The focus of this Webinar series is to help bridge the knowledge gap on Intellectual Property Law Issues between the US Government and various stakeholders. A key attribute that make this webinar series unique from other programmatic endeavors is the ability to directly deliver “Thought Leaders” in the field who will address various IP issues from an applied, pragmatic, and deeply experienced viewpoint. Through participation in this webinar program, the audience will be afforded both the opportunity to understand and retain best practices when deriving appropriate IP-Strategic Frameworks coupled with Business and Technology Development, as well as gain access to a much more comprehensive and holistic viewpoint on why Intellectual Property Law is such an important economic tool in the “Entrepreneur’s Toolkit”.


ennisPatrick Ennis, Ph.D.
Global Head of Technology
Intellectual Ventures

Patrick Ennis has more than 25 years of experience as a scientist, engineer, businessman and venture capitalist. He is currently at Intellectual Ventures where he invests in innovation world-wide, especially in Asia and North America. Prior to joining Intellectual Ventures in 2008, Patrick was a Managing Director of ARCH Venture Partners where he helped build early stage startups that emanated from Universities and National Labs. Prior to joining the venture capital industry in 1998 as a Kauffman Fellow, Patrick held positions with Lucent Technologies, AT&T, and Bell Labs in R&D, product management and marketing. Before joining Bell Labs in 1992, Patrick conducted research in Nuclear Physics from 1984 to 1992 at universities and national labs in North America and Europe. He has published many articles describing his work in scientific journals including The Physical Review, Zeitschrift für Physik, Physics Letters and Nuclear Instruments and Methods. Patrick has served on numerous corporate, educational, and non-profit boards. His degrees include: a Ph.D., M.S. and M.Phil. in Physics from Yale University, an M.B.A. from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and a B.S. in Mathematics and Physics from the College of William and Mary where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa.

mcclureIan McClure

As Director, Ian D. McClure leads transaction and business development at IPXI. Mr. McClure is responsible for identifying, originating, and executing high-value IP offering opportunities for IPXI with leading corporations, universities, and national laboratories. In addition, Mr. McClure coordinates member recruitment and strategic alliances, including sales and marketing strategy and brand management. Prior to joining IPXI, Mr. McClure was a corporate and securities and intellectual property law attorney with Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs, LLP, where he focused his practice on IP transactions. Mr. McClure has helped execute trademark, copyright, patent, and domain name transactions in various industries, including in the merger and acquisition context. Mr. McClure has published extensively on intellectual property as an asset class, including the exciting issues of IP management and monetization. His works have been published in law reviews and industry journals, including Chapman Law Review, Buffalo Intellectual Property Law Journal, Intellectual Asset Management Magazine, Intellectual Property Magazine, ABA Landslide, The Federal Lawyer, The Corporate Counselor, Business First, The Lane Report, and others. He has presented to bar association, in-house counsel, and industry conferences on IP licensing, valuation, and strategy. He has also guest lectured on various IP-related topics at the University of Chicago Law School and Chicago-Kent College of Law. Mr. McClure holds a B.S. in Economics from Vanderbilt University, cum laude, and a J.D. from Chapman University School of Law, magna cum laude. He is an L.L.M. in Intellectual Property Law candidate at DePaul University College of Law. Mr. McClure is licensed to practice law in Kentucky and Illinois, and is a member of the Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM) and the Licensing Executives Society (LES).



G. Nagesh Rao
Senior Government Affairs and Intellectual Property Advisor
IP-Law and Technology Commercialization Strategist

G. Nagesh Rao is a multidisciplinary trained technologist and commercialization strategist working at the intersection of applied science, law, business, and public policy from both domestic and international perspectives. With over 10+ years of successful experience he has been afforded the privilege to conceive, build, and scale up projects with top-tier and cutting edge organizations such as Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute's Office of Technology Commercialization, The National Academies (NAS, NAE, IOM & NRC), US Department of Commerce (USPTO, EDA, & OIE), LAUNCH, CleanTech Los Angeles, Global Access in Action, NCET2, Innovation Endeavors, Planet Labs, Atavist, Ecovative Design, Publicbeat, and most recently Stiefel Family Foundation. Some of his recently created, multimillion dollar design endeavors have included i6 Green, FLoW, and Patents for Humanity. Furthermore I have served on the following White House commissioned Federal Interagency working groups: Startup America, Impact Investing, and Technology Transfer. Currently he is engaged on projects, in Washington DC, San Francisco, and New York, that will hopefully change the world for the better through the democratization of groundbreaking technological innovations via the creation of "win-win" scenarios. As well compose and present intellectual musings which have been featured via WAMC-NPR, TechCrunch, The Scientist, Triple Pundit, MIT XPrize Lab, UC Berkeley, RPI, Stanford, Cleantech Open, Xerox-parc, NCET2, BPIA and PwC's CleanTech Revolution at the LA Autoshow. His credentials include a MBA (Global Strategy and Entrepreneurship) from the University of Maryland-College Park, a MSc in Legal Studies-Intellectual Property Law from Albany Law School, a BSc dual-major in Materials Engineering and Philosophy from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and my Patent Bar License from the USPTO (Registration Number: 69006).


WEBINAR DURATION: Each session is a 90-minute webinar with 60 minutes of presentation and 30 minutes of Q&A.

COST: Free, but registration required by clicking on the Register button above. Your registration is valid for all webinars in this series

HOW TO PARTICIPATE?: This webinar is online. You need a computer with web access for the visual/audio. You may also dial-in using the audio-only telephone number. The call in details and instructions on how to join the webinar will be sent to you via email after you register. Once registered to the webinar you will receive a reminder email 24 hours before the start of the webinar with instructions on how to join.

QUESTIONS TO SPEAKERS: Q&A is conducted by a chat box to the speakers.

WHO SHOULD PARTICIPATE IN THE WEBINAR?: National and international media, federal and state government officials, venture capitalists, angel investors, Global 1000 companies, industry representatives, university officials, entrepreneurs, tech transfer professionals, students, and university faculty and staff.

SLIDES AND VIDEO: The slide presentations and video recording will be available on this page. If you are unable to join the live webinar, you may view the recorded video that will be posted within 24 hours after the scheduled webinar ends.

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