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5/17 - Concurrent PM Track 2 - International Practice

May 17, 2022 2:15 PM to 3:45 PM


Crescent City Ballroom


90 CLE Minutes

Moderator: Patrick Breslin, Breslin Consulting, Washington, DC

Climate Change and IP: WIPO Green Initiative to Enhance Green Tech Transfer
Speaker: Yuichi Watanabe, Osha Bergman Watanabe Burton, Houston, TX

Incentivizing Patents in the Public Interest:  Combatting Climate Change and COVID-19
Speaker: Patrick Breslin, Breslin Consulting, Washington, DC

Incentivizing Green Technology Inventions and Innovation - A Global Review
Speaker: Leonor Magalhaes Galvao, Magellan IP, Rio de Janiero, Brazil

Recent Trends in Tech Transfer Agreements
Speaker:  Aaron Levine, Polsinelli, Houston, TX

Hosted by the AIPLA PCT Issues and Mergers & Acquisitions Committees, and AIPPI-US


  • Galvao, Leonor Magalhaes

    Magellan IP | Founding Partner

    Leonor Magalhães Galvão is one of the founding partners of Magellan IP and the head of the patent practice of the firm. She has nearly twenty years of experience in the field of intellectual property and prior to founding Magellan IP, Leonor was an associate and a partner at renowned Brazilian intellectual property firms.
  • Watanabe, Yuichi

    Osha Bergman Watanabe & Burton LLP | Partner

    Yuichi Watanabe is a partner of Osha Bergman Watanabe & Burton LLP, a Houston-based international IP law firm with seven established offices in the United States, France, China, and Japan. Yuichi is well-versed in all facets of U.S. patent law. He represents both domestic and foreign clients across a wide spectrum of industries and is involved in virtually every aspect of patent practice including application drafting and prosecution, due diligence, licensing, district court litigation, ITC investigations, opinion preparation, and global patent portfolio management.
  • Levine, Aaron M.

    Polsinelli | Shareholder

    Aaron M. Levine has a depth of experience representing parties in Technology Transfer transactions including to university and industry sponsored research and licensing, intellectual property and technology focused components of mergers and acquisitions, and the licensing of large patent and technology portfolios to industry. Aaron’s clients range from large research universities and Fortune 500 companies to start-ups and individual inventors.
  • Breslin, Patrick

    Breslin Consulting | CEO

    Pat Breslin, CEO of Breslin Consulting, is an economist and expert in IP damages, valuation, and economic and financial analysis. He has 25 years of experience in litigation and other dispute resolution contexts, in multiple country jurisdictions. IP types valued include patents, trademarks, trade secrets, technology, know-how, and copyrights. Pat has valued energy- and environmentally-related technologies, and transactions in the oil and natural gas industries.