Advanced Practical Strategies for Patent Protection and Monetization in Today's Economy
March 23, 2009

Advanced Practical Strategies for Patent Protection and Monetization in Today's Economy
Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance

Advanced Practical Strategies for Patent Protection and Monetization in Today's Economy

Leading Patent Lawyers from Bereskin & Parr LLP and Miltons IP speak with TeleForum participants - Sign up today!

An expertly moderated CATAAlliance/Brightlights Teleforum - March 31, 2009 at 10 a.m. EST

This one-hour Teleforum is targeted towards CEOs and founders of emerging growth organizations, in-house legal counsel CTOs, and heads of R&D and product development who are looking to control the costs of patent filing and maximize their IP revenues.

Join two of Canada's leading high-tech focused patent professionals, Victor Krichker and Neil Milton, for this informative one-hour Teleforum to discuss how to:

  • Control your costs of patent filing while maximizing revenues.
  • Obtain guidance and insight into which inventions to select for patent protection and when/where to file patent applications.
  • Obtain advanced practical strategies to consider before, during and after you have patented an innovation, particularly in difficult economic times.
  • Learn more about when to invest in IP rights and what returns to target
  • Learn practical ways of monetizing your patent portfolio, and leveraging the IP portfolios of others

Please note - A sound, basic knowledge of patents and intellectual property is necessary to participate in this advanced Teleforum.

Guest speakers
Victor Krichker, B.Sc. (Civil Eng.), LL.B., Registered Canadian and U.S. Patent Agent and Canadian Trade Mark Agent, partner and leader of the High Technology and Software Practice Group of Bereskin & Parr LLP. Before joining Bereskin & Parr, Victor practiced intellectual property law at several Canadian intellectual property law firms. In addition, he held the position of Intellectual Property Counsel for a Canadian wireless software company. For more information, please visit: http:///

Neil Milton, B.Sc. (Physics) and LL.B., Partner and Founder of Miltons IP. Neil practices in the areas of intellectual property transactions and intellectual property strategies. He draws upon broad experience in all facets of business and intellectual property law, including M&A, corporate finance, dispute resolution and licensing, to assist clients to develop intellectual property strategies integrated with their business objectives. More at


Mike Fox, founder of Brightlights (, is the moderator and co-sponsor of this Teleforum series. He has spent 20 years helping small and mid-sized software firms hire, develop, and retain great people to help their companies grow.

Administrative fee: Participants are asked to pay an administrative fee of $40 (members) or $80 (non-members) in advance to reserve a spot on the call.

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