Mr Loren Hulse

Stoel Rives

12:20 PM Cost vs. Reward: In-House Views and Strategies for Cost-Effective Portfolio Development

This panel will explore in-house perspectives and practices on developing high-quality intellectual property portfolios with valuable exclusivity while managing patent office fees and outside counsel costs. Topics to be discussed include:
  • Outside counsel selection strategies
  • Developing clear and consistent expectations for outside firms
  • Alternative fee arrangements
  • International filing plans and strategy development
  • Cost-effective, selling the ROI/ value of in-house vs external counsel through clear and realistic expectations