Chipworks Inc.

Chipworks Inc.

June 18, 2012 09:00 ET

Chipworks Brings Patent Licensing Experts to IP Business Congress

Dennis Crouch, Terry Ludlow and others discuss the evolving US patent landscape.

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 18, 2012) - Chipworks (, the world's leader in reverse engineering and patent infringement analysis for semiconductors and microelectronic systems, announced it will moderate "The New US Patent Landscape" breakout session during the upcoming IP Business Congress (IPBC) taking place June 24-26, 2012 in Cascais, Portugal.

"The US patent landscape has evolved, significantly impacting patent licensing strategy and other forms of value creation, said Terry Ludlow, CEO of Chipworks. Our panel of licensing experts will share legal, academic, and business perspectives on new strategies and tactics designed to optimize returns, protect market share, and shut out the competition." Speakers include:

  • Kurt Brasch, Director of IP Strategy, Motorola Mobility Inc.

  • Richard Chernicoff, President, Tessera Intellectual Property Corp.

  • Dennis Crouch, Author, Patently-O, Associate Professor, University of Missouri School of Law

  • Michael Lennon, Partner, Kenyon & Kenyon LLP

  • Terry Ludlow, CEO, Chipworks

The panel will address such topics as: how life has changed for non-practising entities, life after patent reform, and new strategies for operating companies.

Chipworks invites delegates to stop by their exhibit booth (#12) at IPBC to discuss ways in which the Company's patent evaluation and infringement analysis services can help strengthen semiconductor, systems, and software patent licensing positions.

Chipworks also announced that for the fourth consecutive year, executives Terry Ludlow, CEO, and Julia Elvidge, President, were named two of the world's leading IP strategists by Intellectual Asset Magazine (IAM) and recognized during IPBC. The IAM Strategy 300 recognizes professionals who offer world-class services related to the development and implementation of strategies that enable IP owners to maximize the value of their portfolios.

About Chipworks

Chipworks is the recognized leader in reverse engineering and patent infringement analysis of semiconductors and electronic systems. The company's ability to analyze the circuitry and physical composition of these systems makes it a key partner in the success of the world's largest technology companies. Intellectual property groups and their legal counsel trust Chipworks for success in patent licensing and litigation - earning hundreds of millions of dollars in patent licenses, and saving as much in royalty payments. For more information, visit our website (

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