Smartphone Wireless Patents: New Business Opportunity & Risk
Smartphone Wireless Patents: New Business Opportunity & Risk IEEE Consumer Electronics Society Santa Clara Valley MeetingSubject: Smartphone Wireless Patents: New Business Opportunity & RiskSpeaker(s):Alex Lee, TechIPmVenue NVIDIA - 2800 Scott Blvd., Building E, Santa ClaraDate and Time: August 21, 20126:30pm Networking, Pizza & Drinks7:00pm - 8:30 TalkRegister Online: http://www.eventbrite.com/event/4057478026AbstractAs represented by “Smartphone Patent War,” patents for smartphone became the most importantstrategic competition tool among market leaders. Recent big deals for patent acquisition amongsmartphone incumbents are a good example to reveal such recognition of patent as importantstrategic tool for competition. This talk is designed to present new business opportunities andrisks for smartphone related start-ups and incumbents under the evolving recognition of patent’sroles. This talk will cover following topics:· Review of current smartphone and related wirelesstechnologies business ecosystem.· Evolving recognition of patent’s roles: strategic v.monetization tool· New business opportunities and risks: case studies of LTE, NFC, andemerging wireless applications for smartphones.Speaker:Alex Lee is a principal of TechIPm, LLC, which is a research and consulting firm for emerging
technology & intellectual property management in the field of IT & telecommunications. He is atechnology and patent expert in mobile computing and wireless communications with 20 years ofexperiences in research, standardization, strategy, business development, and intellectualproperty management as a researcher, manager, executive, advisor, and professor both in the USand S. Korea. His clients include Microsoft, Samsung, Sony, Alcatel-Lucent, and KoreaTelecom. He earned his Ph.D. in physics from the Johns Hopkins University. He is nowattending Suffolk University Law School for J.D. degree. He is registered to practice before theUS Patent and Trademark Office. He is a member of IEEE, LES, and AIPLA.Admission Fee: Open to allIEEE Members: $5IEEE CES & Student IEEE Members : FreeGeneral Public: $10You do not need to be an IEEE member to attend!