Patent Calls, Inc. CEO to Lead Panel Discussion at 2nd Annual TechNet IP Forum

Interactive panel will probe strategies for Combating Non-Practicing Entities in the Eastern District of Texas.
By: Patent Calls, Inc.
Nov. 5, 2010 - PRLog -- AUSTIN, TX – Patent Calls, Inc has announced that its Founder and CEO, Dr. Jose Melendez, will moderate an interactive panel discussion regarding strategies for defending against Non-Practicing Entities, or “Patent Trolls”, at the 2nd Annual TechNet Intellectual Property Forum, held by World Research Group, November 15-16, 2010 in New York City.

The panel, Leveraging Proven Strategies for Combating Non-Practicing Entities in The Eastern District of Texas, will be held on the first day of the conference and will probe into considerations and potential advantages for defendants in litigating in this often times non-practicing entity (NPE) friendly part of the country. The session will consider a variety of topics including discussing legislative remedies, understanding how NPEs can affect your business, and exploring ways to relieve NPE risks by proactive IP management.

Dr. Melendez is an accomplished technologist, entrepreneur and business leader. Prior to founding Patent Calls, Dr. Melendez served as General Manager of Texas Instrument’s worldwide wireless infrastructure business. After leaving TI, Dr. Melendez built and managed several technology-driven entrepreneurial ventures, and has been a successful private consultant specializing in technology commercialization and intellectual property related matters. Dr. Melendez currently holds 26 U.S. patents and has been highlighted in national publications including Popular Science and Forbes magazine.

Also on the panel will be Wang Su, Senior IP counsel for Motorola, Jack Slobad, Principal IP counsel for Royal Philips Electronics, and Charles Kwalwasser, IP counsel for Barclays Capital. If you are interested in attending the 2nd Annual TechNet Forum please use discount code “NXG958” to receive a pass to attend for $395 when you register on their website at

About the 2nd Annual TechNet Intellectual Property Forum
The event is held by World Research Group and focuses on approaches for securing and monetizing patent, trademark, and copyright portfolios in the technology and internet industries. There will be over 20 distinguished speakers paneling discussions over two days in New York City.

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Patent Calls is the source for expert analytical services and software solutions for the intellectual property community. Patent Calls services include independent expert portfolio analysis, identification of licensable or acquirable patents, identification of products and suppliers that may benefit from licensing, and comprehensive support for patent attorneys involved in litigation. Patent Calls provides the intellectual property community with SaaS software solutions that assist clients with their research, analysis, and defense of patents. The company’s web site is
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