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New article on trade secrets published on the Journal Secrecy and Society by Haakon Thue Lie, Leif Martin Hokstad, and Donal O’Connell

Secrecy and Society is the only journal dedicated to secrecy studies, and this is their special issue on teaching secrecy. The topic is how to teach management of trade secrets, considering counter-intuitive areas such as secrecy being of use in open innovation.

Read Haakon Thue Lie, Leif Martin Hokstad, and Donal O’Connell‘s paper on “Teaching Trade Secret Management with Threshold Concepts.” Access the article HERE.

Upcoming joint seminar: LESI’s Consumer Products Committee and CIP on “Valuation of Technology in Complex Products”

Monday, 15 March 2021
11:00am – 12:15pm (EST) / 5:00pm – 6:15pm (CET)

Join LESI‘s Consumer Products Committee and The Center for Intellectual Property (CIP) for their joint webinar on “Valuation of Technology in Complex Products”.

One question that often arises with consumer devices that incorporate technologies and IP, is how to value those technologies, especially in complex products that incorporate many different high technologies. The panel will look at this question from an economic point of view. Economists, scholars, and thought leaders will share their views and expertise to shed light on a complex and yet important consideration for IP transactions and licensing in the consumer space. Market dynamics and industry practices will be discussed, as well as practical considerations for licensing and tech transfer professionals.

Moderator: Bowman Heiden (Co-Director, Center for Intellectual Property)

– Anne Layne-Farrar (Vice President, Antitrust & Competition Economics Practice of CRA)
– Suzanne Harrison (Founder & Principal, Percipience LLC)
– Nikolaus Thumm (Research Associate, Technical University Berlin)
– Ruud Peters (Peters IP Consultancy B.V. / Former Chief IP Officer & EVP, Royal Philips N.V.)

Read more & register here

CIP FORUM 2020 (virtual) Berkeley: Dec 7th-11th

The CIP FORUM is our flagship event where CIP Partners, colleagues, alumni, and invited guests to gather biennially to address the key industry, university, and policy challenges of the transformation to a knowledge economy. The event has been held on eight occasions since 2001 with the next event scheduled for December 7-11. The focus of the event is on sharing innovative ideas, research, and practical experiences among global actors as we enter into this “Brave New World.”