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Kristi Stathis, KLS Edition 
1 (773) 294-4360 


Wednesday November 16, 2011 at 8:00 AM PST
Thursday November 17, 2011 at 3:30 PM PST

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The Ritz Carlton, San Francisco 
600 Stockton at California Street
San Francisco, CA 94108

ICAP Patent Brokerage has secured a discounted room rate of $340 per night at the Ritz Carlton Hotel. The rate is available from Tuesday, November 15 - Thursday, November 17, 2011.  

To secure this rate, please book your room by Friday, October 14.  Click REGISTER NOW! (below) to access the Ritz Carlton room reservation site.  It will automatically include the meeting registration discount rate code.  


For those who prefer, you may also contact the Ritz Carlton global reservation system at either 800-241-3333 or 415-364-3450 and provide the operator with the event code:  OTMOTMA.  



ICAP Patent Brokerage                                                       Summit on Patent Monetization                                       & 14th ICAP Ocean Tomo Auction

Welcome to registration for the ICAP Patent Brokerage Summit on Patent Monetization and the 14th ICAP Ocean Tomo Auction. The ICAP Patent Brokerage Summit on Patent Monetization, the annual gathering of the leading participants in the patent monetization ecosystem, will take place November 16-17, 2011 at the Ritz Carlton, San Francisco.  

Join the leading voices in the patent community as we discuss monetization and enforcement, and debate the legal, legislative and economic influences shaping the patent industry.  

Day One, the Conference will provide participants with 360-degree perspective on the major issues in 2011 impacting IP market players, including, corporations, universities, small and medium size businesses, federal labs, and independent inventors.  Likewise, we will hear similar perspectives on the game-changing events of 2011 and the reactions and responses market-makers, investors, advisors, brokers, litigation and prosecution firms, and licensing companies.  

Day Two’s focus will turn to the future of patent monetization with a spotlight on 2012 trends to watch, including:

  • IP-focused shareholder advocacy
  • Collaborative patent purchasing
  • Covenants and other specialized protection rights
  • Patent sales anti-trust scrutiny
  • Impact of recent patent legislation
  • Patent poison pill
  • Spin-outs and holding companies
  • Foreign government intervention for domestic industry protection
  • Role and influence of the courts
  • The success of defensive aggregators

The conference includes collaboration sessions focusing on standardization of patent sale agreements as well as smaller group sessions built around some of the key challenges facing partners in the ecosystem:  enforcement and litigation, patent quality, patent protection, pooling and other blocking strategies, among others. 

 The Conference provides unparalleled networking opportunities and access for established industry players and newcomers alike.  Get to know your partners, peers, and competition.  Join ICAP Patent Brokerage for this engaging, enlightening, and innovative two-day session.  Register now for only $395.