Tom Duston to Speak at IP Strategy Summit 2014 – Chicago

May 13, 2014

Chicago, IL

IP Litigation Partner Thomas L. Duston will speak on the panel "Show Me the Money… To Sell, To License, To Hit Quota?" at the 2014 IP Strategy Summit, held May 13th at the Fairmont in Chicago.

With exponential growth in IP transactions and deals, IP leaders have increasing responsibility for the revenue generated from their portfolios. In this presentation, panelists will discuss the benchmarks of a strong monetization program and knowing when to sell IP and the related risks. Mr. Duston will speak specifically to the role of litigation in a strong monetization program.

Mr. Duston will be joined on the panel by corporate leaders, including;

- Gary Keller, CEO, Xomix
- Barry Lee Myers, Chief Executive Officer, AccuWeather
- Tim Farrell, Counsel, Patent Portfolio Management, IBM

With the ability to handle litigation across a wide spectrum of technologies, from aerospace and biochemistry to Internet/e-Commerce and medical devices, Mr. Duston adeptly protects the rights of his clients in patent infringement claims and trade secret disputes. He is recognized by his peers and opponents alike as a talented and skilled intellectual property trial attorney. The Leading Lawyers Network has named him a Leading Lawyer in IP Litigation. Mr. Duston's clients benefit not only from his grasp of technical details, but also from his creativity in handling business-critical matters and his tenacity in litigating them successfully.