Dealmakers Forums


At Dealmakers Forums, we specialize in high interaction conferences that bring together select groups of influential, forward-thinking, global executives for meaningful dialogue, debate and dealmaking. Developed in collaboration with industry leading practitioners, our events present timely issues that matter, interactive panel discussions, real case studies, A-list speakers, and our signature 1-to-1 meetings.

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2019 Events

Advancing Litigation Finance

The 2nd Annual LF Dealmakers Forum, to be held on September 18-19, 2019 in NYC, is an exclusive gathering of thought leaders in litigation finance, as well as in-house and outside counsel, and other key decision-makers. Widely considered the industry’s “go-to” event, hallmarks include 1-to-1 meetings, rigorously researched program content, A-list speakers, and surprisingly candid and insightful panel discussions.

Attendance is by invitation and capped at 200. Participants are hand-selected based on seniority, as well as a balanced representation from corporations, law firms, litigation finance firms, institutional investors, and strategic advisors.


September 18-19



Connecting Investors & IP

In just a few short years, IP Dealmakers Forum has earned the reputation as the IP industry’s must-attend event, where industry leaders stay informed and where real business gets done.

The 6th Annual IP Dealmakers Forum, to be held on November 12-14, 2019 in New York City, will once again bring together a select group of decision-makers at the forefront of the global IP market, including investors, top IP executives, industry experts and thought leaders.

Attendance at IP Dealmakers is by invitation or approval and capped at 200 participants. Event highlights include peer-driven, high-quality content, in-depth panel discussions, A-list speakers, 1-to-1 meetings, and a curated, influential group of participants.





The Dealmakers Forums Experience

97% of attendees rated overall event experience very good to excellent.

95% of attendees rated quality of the program very good to excellent.

95% of attendees rated networking opportunities very good to excellent.


  • The size of the conference is perfect, it enabled me to get in front of and talk with the people that I had targeted ahead of time. Easily the most impactful conference from a networking perspective that I have ever been to.

    Scott Haiges, CEO, Digital Harmonic
  • This was a terrific program both in content and networking opportunities.

    Jim Batson, Investment Manager, Legal Counsel with Bentham IMF
  • The IP Dealmakers Forum is the quintessential forum for the honest exchange of viewpoints on the business of IP by the top players in the marketplace.

    Rory Radding, Partner, Locke Lord
  • This was the ‘go-to’ conference for litigation funding. The speakers were prepared, the content was strong, and the participants wanted to connect with each other.

    Collin Cox, Partner, Yetter Coleman LLP
  • This is one of the best conferences in which I have participated during my more than four-decade career focused on IP, including my 30 years on the federal bench. The speakers were top of the line, and the panel discussions were highly educational. The topics were timely, and the format provided great networking and one-on-one opportunities. The whole program was well organized, efficiently run, informative and useful.

    Former Chief District Judge James Holderman (Ret.)
  • IP Dealmakers is an excellent event for content and networking. I highly recommend it.

    Kent Richardson, CEO, Richardson Oliver Insights
  • The IP Dealmakers Forum combined great speaker panels with outstanding networking opportunities — both in the form of one-to-one meetings and free-form networking events. A cut above other events in the IP space.

    Alan E. Guy, Investment Director, Vannin Capital
  • Anyone I spoke with regarding the event, location, content, attendees, networking and overall experience agreed it was a 100% success. Keep up the great work and looking forward to the next event.

    Conor Sheehan, Vice President, TechInsights
  • Thank you again for your brilliant efforts in organizing such a successful conference.  This truly was one of the best conferences I have attended.

    Stephanie Spangler, Attorney, Norris McLaughlin
  • This was the only CLE seminar where I thought the value was far exceeded by the cost.

    Michael Shore, Partner, Shore Chan DePumpo
  • IP Dealmakers attracts the kind of people and discusses the kind of IP related topics that really matter. I was impressed by the number of high caliber speakers, and the topics covered. The presentations often stimulated lively high-quality discussions among attendees. The one-to-one meeting setup is a really efficient way to meet new and existing contacts. This was all about real money and real issues.

    Gerhard Tschiedel, Senior Licensing Counsel, Siemens AG
  • The LF Dealmakers Forum was an outstanding event. It was very well orchestrated, and the opportunities to network with the most influential individuals in the field was superb.

    Monty Austin, Director, Patent Monetization, IBM
  • The conference was well organized, with high-quality and informative content.

    Brad Waugh, Associate GC, Intel Corporation

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