Thank you This live web event has ended. Thank you for attending. Contributors David Kappos of Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP David J. Kappos is a partner at Cravath. He is widely recognized as one of the world’s foremost leaders in the field of intellectual property, including intellectual property management and strategy, the development of global intellectual property norms, laws and practices as well as commercialization and enforcement of innovation‑based assets. Mr. Kappos supports the Firm’s clients with a wide range of their most complex intellectual property issues, including those pertaining to blockchain and financial technology (FinTech). Kate Gaudry of Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP Kate Gaudry, Ph.D., focuses her practice at Kilpatrick Townsend on data-driven and strategic patent prosecution. Specifically, she routinely performs empirical analyses of general, portfolio-level or application-level prosecution techniques to inform her clients’ selection amongst various prosecution strategies. Through this research, she identifies probabilities and predictive factors of success for various approaches. She has authored over fifty publications sharing results of generally applicable analyses. Dr. Gaudry also frequently consults with legal-services companies to help avail big-data, statistical and artificial-intelligence tools to prosecution professionals. Russell Slifer of Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner Russ Slifer is a registered patent attorney and principal of Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner. He has focused exclusively on intellectual property law since 1994 helping a wide variety of clients build patent portfolios to protect their innovations, including individual inventors, universities, and Fortune 100 companies. John Mulcahy of Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP John Mulcahy has more than 20 years of experience in all phases of patent law. His practice includes litigation before federal district courts and the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC), client counseling and opinions, and patent prosecution and post-grant proceedings in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). John frequently lectures on topics at the intersection of these practice areas. He has worked with a broad range of technologies, including semiconductors, integrated circuits, optoelectronics, cellular telephony, computer networking, digital video, switching power supplies, solid-state and fluorescent lighting, unmanned systems, and business methods.