Downstream Impacts of Licensing

May 12, 2020 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM


Virtual - all times are eastern daylight time


90 Minutes of MCLE

Moderator: Camille Ciesliga, MaxCyte, Gaithersburg, MD

Presented by the IP Transactions and Patent Litigation Committees

Exhaustion After Lexmark. This topic will discuss the impacts of the Supreme Court’s pronouncement that all authorized sales exhaust patent rights, addressing the renewed importance of defining licensee rights to sell products, and the potential value in redefining sales transactions as a lease with rights to use the patented invention.

Emerging Issues In 3rd Party Rights/Obligations To The Parties. This topic will focus on the flow through rights and obligations between universities, inventors, and upstream and downstream companies.


  • Palmer, David square200 Palmer, David

    University of Texas at Austin | Program Director, Intellectual Property & Technology Transactions

    DAVID J. PALMER is the program director for intellectual property and technology transactions at the Office of Technology Commercialization, or OTC, at the University of Texas at Austin
  • Ciesliga, Camille

    MaxCyte, Inc. | Associate General Counsel, Intelletual Property

    Camille Ciesliga is Associate General Counsel, Intellectual Property for MaxCyte, Inc., a global cell engineering company driving the next generation of cell-based medicines based on proprietary flow electroporation technology. Ms. Ciesliga is a registered patent attorney with over 16 years of relevant legal experience providing strategic counseling relating to all aspects of intellectual property, including patent procurement, opinions drafting, client counseling, and litigation.
  • Perumal Photo copy Perumal, Karthika

    Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP | Partner

    Karthika’s practice involves all aspects of technology law with an emphasis on the protection, acquisition, and monetization of intellectual property.