Companies and individuals who profit from intellectual property are usually not the ones who created it. To maximize the ROI of your patents while protecting your business, more than one approach is needed. To learn what you need today to profit from your investments in patents, come to this half-day IP Futures Conference sponsored by Neopatents.

Venue: The Umstead, a 5-Star Hotel, 100 Woodland Pond Dr., Cary, NC (Research Triangle Park).
Date: Tuesday, October 10, 2017, 12 Noon to 5:30pm.
Reception: 5:30pm-7:30pm, includes heavy hors d’oeuvres and cocktails.
Registration Cost: $650

Keynote Speaker: Michelle Malkin

Photo by Jensen Sutta

Subject: Entrepreneurs and their contribution to society.
Bio: Michelle Malkin is an American blogger, political commentator, and author. Her weekly syndicated column appears in a number of newspapers and websites. She is a Fox News Channel contributor and has been a guest on MSNBC, C-SPAN, and national radio programs. Malkin has written four books, including Who Built That: Awe-Inspiring Stories of American Tinkerpreneurs. 





martinSpeaker: Martin Renkis
Subject: How to Use Patent Portfolio Assets to Fund Business Growth
Bio: Martin Renkis is the founder and CEO of Smartvue Corporation, a leading cloud video surveillance technology company. Smartvue has provided surveillance solutions for customers worldwide. He has more than 20 patents in the field of video security and cloud surveillance technologies. Martin has earned Inc. 500, Deloitte Fast 50, CES Best of Show, and CES Innovations awards among many others.


martinPanel: Cryptocurrency
Subject: How to determine whether cryptocurrency fits your IP strategy



JeffRonaldi11Speaker: Jeff Ronaldi
Subject: Patent Licensing – what really works
Bio: Jeff is a veteran in the IP arena, and is CEO of the Lexington Technology Group. Over the past two decades, Ronaldi has realized over $160 million in return for $12 million in patent investments.


JiNanGlasgow21Speaker: JiNan Glasgow George
Subject: Patent Portfolio Development for Growth Sectors
Bio: JiNan is CEO of Neopatents & US Patent Attorney, dedicated to maximizing IP ROI for clients considering all aspects of patent value & investment: Portfolio Strategy & Development, Acquisitions, Risk Management, and Monetization.
* $650 Registration fee is non-refundable