September MIPLA Luncheon

Thursday, September 17 2020, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, at Virtual - Zoom

On Thursday, September 17, 2020, from 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm, Keith Bergelt, CEO of Open Invention Network, will be speaking about the management of patent risk in software, including parallels between open source technical and patent collaboration. More specifically, Mr. Bergelt will be presenting on defensive patent aggregation and the parallels between open source technical development under a collaborative model and patent risk mitigation under a similar approach. Mr. Bergelt will also address prospective solutions to enable open source hardware patent risk mitigation.


We will be hosting this meeting virtually on Zoom. Please email Andrea Arndt at your RSVP by September 16th and Andrea will send you a link to the meeting a few hours before the meeting starts (so that it does not get lost in your inbox).


Please contact Frank Smith at with any questions concerning these meetings or visit We look forward to virtually seeing you!


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