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Past Events

Some of Mr. Carbonneau’s past engagements include:



Mr. Carbonneau spoke in Montreal on February 1, 2016 at Ecotech about sound IP strategies for startups in the clean tech area.

Mr. Carbonneau was a guest speaker at Law Seminar International’s Technology Conference, speaking about Freedom to Operate/How not to buy a lawsuit when investing in/acquiring a business, or developing/licensing a technology on December 14-15, 2015 in Seattle, WA.


Mr. Carbonneau attended  IP Dealmakers Forum on December 7-8, 2015 in New York City.


Mr. Carbonneau was a guest speaker at IP Confex in San Francisco, CA on November 17, 2015, speaking about IP and the Art of Successful Deal Making.

Mr. Carbonneau attended IPBC Asia 2015 in Tokyo, Japan on November 8-10, 2015.
Mr. Carbonneau was a guest speaker at the Law Seminar International’s Technology Conference, speaking about Using Trade Secrets to Acquire Start Up Funding on October 15-16, 2015 in Seattle, WA.


On March 31st, 2014 Louis was a keynote speaker for the Licensing Executive Society (LES), and discussed the current state of the IP marketplace. The event was held in Montreal.

On April 1st, 2014, Louis was a guest speaker at the Annual Legal IT Conference, the most important conference in Canada, on the impact of information technologies and their potential for the law. The event was held in Montreal.

On January 4, 2014, Louis was the keynote speaker for the CEIM, a large startup incubator and discussed the importance for startups of having a sound IP Strategy when planning for a successful exit, held in Montreal.

On February 4, 2014, Louis chaired the 9th Annual Advanced IP Licensing Seminarorganized by the IP Section of the Washington State Bar Association, held in Seattle.

On March 12, 2013, Louis spoke in Montreal on IP strategies for start-up companies. More information here.

On May 21st, Louis co-chaired the Annual Advanced Licensing Seminar organized by the Washington State Bar Association Intellectual Property Section held in Seattle, WA. Details to follow.

On May 3rd, Louis chaired a seminar, held by the Merrill Corporation in San Francisco, CA, entitled: “Is Your Organization IP Market Ready?

On March 27th, Louis was the opening keynote speaker at the ICAP Patent Brokerage Summit on IP Strategy & 15th ICAP Ocean Tomo Auction held in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA. His talk was entitled: “Every Company is an IP Company – The “Glassybaby Syndrom

On March 7th, Louis was a guest speaker at the 8th Annual IP Counsel Forum held in San Jose, CA. His talk was on “Monetizing Patents: Is the Uptick in Patent Prices a Trend or Here to Stay”?

On March 2nd, Louis was a guest speaker for the Licensing Executive Society (LES) quarterly meeting in Vancouver, B.C. and his talk was on “Patent Litigation and Patent Sales, and Their Impact on IP as an Asset Class

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