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Joseph Yang

Joseph Yang

PatentEsque Law Group, LLP

Menlo Park, CA, USA


Joe is a partner at PatentEsque Law Group, specializing in IP-centric transactions.  He was previously VP/GC of Cryptography Research, Inc., and before that led the IP Strategy & Transactions practice at Skadden (Palo Alto).

Joe is named as a “World’s Leading IP Strategist” and “World’s Leading IP & Technology Licensing Lawyer” by Intellectual Asset Management magazine, and is profiled in “Marquis Who’s Who in American Law.

Here at PLI, Joe co-chairs the “Advanced Licensing,” “Patent Licensing” and “Understanding the IP License” courses.  Joe has taught “Patent Law” at U.C. Berkeley Law School, and is teaching "Patent & Technology Licensing" at Stanford Law School (in 2015).

Joe holds a J.D. from Stanford and a Ph.D. (engineering) from Caltech.

Joseph Yang is associated with the following items:
Transcripts  Transcripts Patent Law Developments Relating to IP Monetization; Update on Patent Law Reform - Patent Law Developments Relating to IP Monetization; Update on Patent Law Reform, Friday, May 06, 2011
Introduction - Introduction, Monday, February 27, 2012
Patent and Technology Licensing - Patent and Technology Licensing, Monday, February 27, 2012
Strategic Alliances and Other Joint Development Agreements - Strategic Alliances and Other Joint Development Agreements, Monday, February 27, 2012
Impact of the America Invents Act and Other Patent Law Developments on IP Monetization - Impact of the America Invents Act and Other Patent Law Developments on IP Monetization, Friday, April 13, 2012
Business and Legal Considerations in Patent Transactions - Business and Legal Considerations in Patent Transactions, Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Program Overview - Program Overview, Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Mock Deal Negotiation of a Patent License-Learn the Key Issues from the Licensor and Licensee Points of View - Mock Deal Negotiation of a Patent License-Learn the Key Issues from the Licensor and Licensee Points of View, Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Introduction - Introduction, Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Patent and Technology Licensing - Patent and Technology Licensing, Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Patent Law Developments Impacting on Patent Monetization - Patent Law Developments Impacting on Patent Monetization, Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Patent and Technology Licensing - Patent and Technology Licensing, Wednesday, December 11, 2013
Introduction - Introduction, Wednesday, December 11, 2013
Introduction - Introduction, Tuesday, February 04, 2014
Patent and Technology Licensing - Patent and Technology Licensing, Tuesday, February 04, 2014
Strategic Alliances and Other Joint Development Agreements - Strategic Alliances and Other Joint Development Agreements, Tuesday, February 04, 2014
Program Overview - Program Overview, Tuesday, November 04, 2014
Recent Legal Developments Affecting Patent Licensing - Recent Legal Developments Affecting Patent Licensing , Tuesday, November 04, 2014
Mock Deal Negotiation of a Patent License-Learn the Key Issues from the Licensor and Licensee Points of View - Mock Deal Negotiation of a Patent License-Learn the Key Issues from the Licensor and Licensee Points of View, Tuesday, November 04, 2014
Patent and Technology Licensing - Patent and Technology Licensing, Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Strategic Alliances and Other Joint Development Agreements - Strategic Alliances and Other Joint Development Agreements, Friday, January 30, 2015
Patent and Technology Licensing - Patent and Technology Licensing, Friday, January 30, 2015
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Mergers & Acquisitions: Lawyering at the Corporate-IP Interface (PowerPoint slides) - Acquiring or Selling the Privately Held Company 2014, Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Mergers & Acquisitions: Lawyering at the Corporate-IP Interface - Acquiring or Selling the Privately Held Company 2014, Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Patent and Technology Licensing (PowerPoint slides) - Understanding the Intellectual Property License 2014, Monday, November 03, 2014
Patent and Technology Licensing (September 3, 2014) - Understanding the Intellectual Property License 2014, Monday, November 03, 2014
Recent Legal Developments Affecting Patent Licensing - Patent Licensing Today 2014: Making Money Without Getting Sued, Monday, November 03, 2014
Patent and Technology Licensing - Advanced Licensing Agreements 2015, Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Avoiding Common Mistakes in Patent and Technology Licensing (PowerPoint slides) - Advanced Licensing Agreements 2015, Wednesday, January 28, 2015
IP Issues in Joint Ventures and Strategic Alliances - Advanced Licensing Agreements 2015, Wednesday, January 28, 2015
IP Issues in Joint Ventures and Strategic Alliances (PowerPoint slides) - Advanced Licensing Agreements 2015, Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Mergers & Acquisitions: Lawyering at the Corporate-IP Interface - Acquiring or Selling the Privately Held Company 2015, Monday, April 27, 2015
Mergers and Acquisitions: Lawyering at the Corporate-IP Interface (PowerPoint slides) - Acquiring or Selling the Privately Held Company 2015, Monday, April 27, 2015
Course Handbooks  Course Handbooks Patent Licensing Today 2014: Making Money Without Getting Sued
Understanding the Intellectual Property License 2014
Advanced Licensing Agreements 2015
Web Segment  Web Segment Mock Deal Negotiation of a Patent License-Learn the Key Issues from the Licensor and Licensee Points of View - Patent Licensing Today 2014: Making Money Without Getting Sued, Tuesday, November 04, 2014
Recent Legal Developments Affecting Patent Licensing - Patent Licensing Today 2014: Making Money Without Getting Sued, Tuesday, November 04, 2014
Patent and Technology Licensing - Understanding the Intellectual Property License 2014, Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Strategic Alliances and Other Joint Development Agreements - Advanced Licensing Agreements 2015, Friday, January 30, 2015
Patent and Technology Licensing - Advanced Licensing Agreements 2015, Friday, January 30, 2015
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Mock Deal Negotiation of a Patent License-Learn the Key Issues from the Licensor and Licensee Points of View - Mock Deal Negotiation of a Patent License-Learn the Key Issues from the Licensor and Licensee Points of View, Tuesday, November 04, 2014
Recent Legal Developments Affecting Patent Licensing - Recent Legal Developments Affecting Patent Licensing , Tuesday, November 04, 2014
Patent and Technology Licensing - Patent and Technology Licensing, Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Strategic Alliances and Other Joint Development Agreements - Strategic Alliances and Other Joint Development Agreements, Friday, January 30, 2015
Patent and Technology Licensing - Patent and Technology Licensing, Friday, January 30, 2015
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Mock Deal Negotiation of a Patent License-Learn the Key Issues from the Licensor and Licensee Points of View - Mock Deal Negotiation of a Patent License-Learn the Key Issues from the Licensor and Licensee Points of View, Tuesday, November 04, 2014
Recent Legal Developments Affecting Patent Licensing - Recent Legal Developments Affecting Patent Licensing , Tuesday, November 04, 2014
Patent and Technology Licensing - Patent and Technology Licensing, Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Strategic Alliances and Other Joint Development Agreements - Strategic Alliances and Other Joint Development Agreements, Friday, January 30, 2015
Patent and Technology Licensing - Patent and Technology Licensing, Friday, January 30, 2015
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Patent Licensing Today 2014: Making Money Without Getting Sued, Monday, November 17, 2014, San Francisco, CA
Understanding the Intellectual Property License 2014, Monday, December 22, 2014, San Francisco, CA
Advanced Licensing Agreements 2015, Thursday, February 12, 2015, San Francisco, CA
Live Seminar  Live Seminar Patent Licensing Today 2015: Making Money Without Getting Sued, Friday, October 23, 2015, San Francisco, CA
Understanding the Intellectual Property License 2015, Monday, December 14, 2015, San Francisco, CA
Advanced Licensing Agreements 2016, Wednesday, January 27, 2016, San Francisco, CA
Advanced Licensing Agreements 2016, Monday, March 07, 2016, New York, NY
Advanced Licensing Agreements 2016, Thursday, April 14, 2016, Chicago, IL
Live Webcast  Live Webcast Patent Licensing Today 2015: Making Money Without Getting Sued, Friday, October 23, 2015, San Francisco, CA
Understanding the Intellectual Property License 2015, Monday, December 14, 2015, San Francisco, CA
Advanced Licensing Agreements 2016, Monday, March 07, 2016, New York, NY
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