Overview (Program Summary)
ACC Houston November Chapter Meeting CLE Webinar
Managing Patent Assertion Entity Threats in an Era of Patent Reform
November 9, 2021 | 12 pm - 1 pm | 1.00 hrs CLE (TX)
Patent assertion entities (PAEs) drive over half of all US patent litigation. No longer limited to high tech, businesses in retail, entertainment, health care, energy and other industries face patent licensing demands from PAEs. Assessing risk and options involves a daunting interplay of legal, technical and business resources. Yet a number of legislative, judicial and administrative reforms with teeth are in effect. Private sector initiatives now give businesses even more leverage. In this contentious patent landscape, a range of new options and tools are available to savvy businesses. Businesses can now proactively and even reactively manage PAE demands and enhance freedom to operate.
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