ACC National Capital Region | Intellectual Property Fireside Chat


Fish’s Andy Schwentker and Lauren Degnan will speak at the ACC National Capital Region Intellectual Property Fireside Chat on November 3.

Fish is proud to support the ACC’s National Capital Region, which focuses on equipping in-house counsel for success through collaboration and education. The organization hosts more than 100 professional development and networking events each year. Panel details are below.

Intellectual Property Fireside Chat
Thursday, November 3, 2022 | 4:30 - 6:30 p.m. ET

This panel will engage in an open-ended conversation to discuss the opportunities and challenges that organizations encounter, and the ways in-house IP counsel work with their company leadership and outside counsel to address them.

Topics the panel may address include:

  • Challenges faced by today’s in-house counsel
  • Myths and misconceptions surrounding intellectual property
  • Balancing the costs and benefits of IP protection and litigation
  • Practical advice for corporate counsel and those looking to go in-house



  • Lauren Degnan, Office Managing Principal at Fish & Richardson
  • Kirsten Braun, Senior Counsel at AstraZeneca
  • Tim Jezek, Principal Legal Counsel at Samsung

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