We received positive feedback on our recent seminar, An Overview of IP Valuation, which was held at Tilleke & Gibbins’ Bangkok on 31 July. The participants gained extensive knowledge regarding IP valuation methodology from Prof. John Orcutt, University of New Hampshire. Because of the enthusiastic response Prof. Orcutt received, LES Thailand has invited him back to Bangkok to offer our members the chance to expand their knowledge and skills further for their IP practices. We would like you to save the date and join our upcoming two-day event, IP VALUATION WORKSHOP, to be held at KX (Knowledge Exchange) King Mongkut’s University...

Integrating Intellectual Property and Licensing Strategy Dean Woodward, Assistant General Counsel for IP and Licensing at RTI International, was the featured speaker at the Licensing Executives Society’s September 20th luncheon hosted by its RTP Chapter. Woodward discussed the role intellectual property (IP) plays in the support of business strategy. He emphasized the importance of linking intellectual property to industry value and highlighted methods of extracting IP value from patents, copyrights, trademarks, and trade secrets to develop a unique and adaptable IP strategy. Woodward advised that sustainable businesses must develop a strong and integrated IP position to maintain their competitive advantage. While this can...