Aaron Yeater,Managing Principal,Analysis Group to Speak at TKG’s Speaking Opportunity - IP Licensing and Antitrust Law: Key Issues and Considerations in 2018

Top Quote The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Aaron Yeater, Managing Principal, Analysis Group will speak at the Knowledge Group’s webcast entitled: “IP Licensing and Antitrust Law: Key Issues and Considerations in 2018.” This event is scheduled for April 5, 2018 from 12:00pm – 1:00pm (ET). End Quote
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    About Aaron Yeater
    Aaron Yeater is a managing principal at Analysis Group, a leading economics consulting firm that provides economics expertise and strategy to top law firms, Fortune Global 500 companies, and government agencies worldwide. He specializes in antitrust and intellectual property matters and has worked on a number of high-profile litigation cases across a variety of industries, including media, high technology, retail and institutional financial services, and telecommunications. In addition to active litigation, he has also counseled firms considering licensing opportunities about contract terms as well as economically appropriate royalties. Mr. Yeater received his M.B.A. from the Yale School of Management.

    About Analysis Group
    Analysis Group is one of the largest economics consulting firms, with more than 850 professionals across 14 offices in North America, Europe, and Asia. Since 1981, we have provided expertise in economics, finance, health care analytics, and strategy to top law firms, Fortune Global 500 companies, and government agencies worldwide. Our internal experts, together with our network of affiliated experts from academia, industry, and government, offer our clients exceptional breadth and depth of expertise.

    Event Synopsis:
    One of the most effective ways for innovators to be rewarded is through Intellectual Property (IP) licensing. However, IP and antitrust laws limit the licensing practices by ensuring that IP owners do not gain unlawful advantage over their competitors or consumers. Moreover, the interaction between antitrust laws and IP has often created pitfalls for companies involved in IP licensing. Antitrust laws can negate certain clauses or even an entire licensing agreement, and undertakings will always have the risk of being fined for any antitrust violation.

    It is, therefore, critical that relevant antitrust laws are taken into consideration when negotiating and drafting IP licensing agreements.

    Our panel of key thought leaders and practitioners brought together by The Knowledge Group will offer an in-depth discussion of the fundamentals as well as updates regarding the latest and significant issues surrounding the intersection of IP Licensing and Antitrust Law. This LIVE Webcast aims to help you avoid common pitfalls and risk issues that may arise during IP licensing negotiations.

    Key topics include:
    - IP Licensing and the U.S. Antitrust Law – Overview
    - IP Antitrust Licensing Guidelines
    - Common Risks and Pitfalls
    - Notable Cases
    - Best IP Licensing Practices
    - Trends, Developments and Updates in 2018

    About The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series
    The Knowledge Group was established with the mission to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webinars that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format. To contact or register for an event, please visit: http://theknowledgegroup.org/

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