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3rd Annual LF Dealmakers Forum


Date: October 22, 2020

Time: 12:30PM - 1:30PM

LF Dealmakers Forum is an exclusive gathering of thought leaders in litigation finance, as well as in-house and outside counsel, and other key stakeholders. Widely considered the industry’s “go-to” event, hallmarks include rigorously researched program content, insightful panels, A-list speakers, 1-to-1 meetings, and a curated audience of decision makers.

Mintz Member, Mike Renaud will be moderating and speaking on a panel entitled, "Sector Spotlight: Funding in Patent & Intellectual Property Cases."

Additional panelists:

  • Susan Dunn, Co-Founder, Harbour Litigation Funding
  • Emily Hostage, Vice President, Burford Capital
  • Warren Hurwitz, President & CEO, Innovative Foundry Technologies
  • Thomas Loureiro, Executive VP of IP Licensing and Strategy, Innovative Foundry Technologies

 Topics will include: 

  • What kinds of IP cases are getting funded: patents vs. other IP
  • What to prepare and expect in the diligence process
  • What to know when negotiating funding agreements
  • Patent specific considerations: Section 101, IPRs, ITC

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Michael T. Renaud is an intellectual property litigator and patent strategist who helps Mintz clients protect and generate revenue from their patent holdings. Clients rely on Mike's counsel on complex and sensitive licensing agreement negotiations, acquisitions, and other technology transactions.