What we’re doing
accelerating insight & action
More than just a conference or series of events, Dealmakers is where industry thought leaders and senior executives go to meet, discuss and debate topical issues, and to get business done.
What we’re doing
accelerating insight & actionMore than just a conference, Dealmakers is where industry thought leaders and senior executives go to meet, to discuss and debate topical issues, and to get business done.
About the business
At Dealmakers, we curate high-interaction events for senior executives in the legal, finance and technology industries. Known for our relentless focus on quality, our events showcase the hottest industry topics, A-list speakers, 1-to-1 meetings, and a qualified audience of decision makers.
What sets us apart is our deep industry experience, as well as our connections in complex markets. We take the time to understand the issues, so we can deliver the most relevant content and gather the best group of decision makers for discussion, debate, and dealmaking.
Attended by an exclusive group of movers and shakers
Over 550 meetings last year with reports of onsite deals
Peer-driven program focused on the hottest topics
Insights from industry thought leaders and practitioners
Upcoming & On-Demand Events
INTERACTIVE VIRTUAL EVENTS
Advancing Women Leaders in Law: Trends, Challenges & Solutions Presented by Dealmakers & WOLF
Recent studies have shown that experienced women lawyers are leaving their law firms & the profession at alarming rates. The pandemic has served to accelerate the rates of attrition, heavily impacting law firms, legal departments, & the legal industry. Our panel of women leaders in law will discuss: data & trends from recent reports/surveys, challenges faced by women in law, applying positive lessons learned from the pandemic, ideas to improve profitability & promotion for women, including how litigation finance can help.
Nicole D. Galli
Dejure Empowerment Fund
Roberta D. Liebenberg
Fine Kaplan and Black
Facilitated by: Molly Pease
Managing Director & CCO
Beyond Covid Part 2: Navigating IP Litigation & Funding Post-Pandemic
The past year has been an eventful one for IP litigation including landmark decisions affecting both IP owners and defendants. New IP cases are on the rise with a significant number being filed in the Western District of TX. Get up to speed on IP litigation trends & activity and how funders have been playing an increasing role. Discussion to include: review of year’s top decisions; WDTX cases; IP funding activity; and audience stage time.
VP Licensing Strategy
Facilitated by: Charles Eldering
Beyond Covid Part 1: The Shift in Litigation & Funding from Response to Recovery
While the challenges posed by COVID-19 have greatly impacted litigation on a number of fronts, it has not stalled litigation or litigation finance activities. Find out more about what has changed, the impact of those changes, key developments, and what it all means moving into recovery and beyond. Topics of discussion will include: Covid impact on litigation with key trends; update and new developments in funding; and 2021 outlook and opportunities; and audience stage time.
Ina C. Popova
Debevoise & Plimpton
Facilitated by: Charles Eldering
Monetizing IP in a Time of Economic Crisis: Part 2 – Structuring a Litigation Funding Deal
The current economic crisis presents an ideal time to monetize IP assets; especially as companies and educational institutions are looking for new sources of revenue while preserving existing capital and minimizing institutional risk. In the second of our two-part series, we will be taking a deeper look at an increasingly popular vehicle for IP monetization – litigation funding. The discussion will focus on key considerations and best practices when structuring a litigation funding deal and… Read more
Merchant & Gould
Monetizing IP in a Time of Economic Crisis: Part 1 – Key Trends & Developments
As the COVID-19 crisis continues to send shockwaves through the global economy, established companies, start-ups and research institutions are grappling with unpredictable cashflows and declining sources of funding. Faced with the pressing need to find revenue, they are increasingly looking at their IP assets as a source of untapped value and seeking ways to unlock the capital in their portfolios. In the first of our two-part series, our panelists will take an in-depth look at… Read more
Richardson Oliver Insights
Law Firm-Funder Partnerships in a Time of Economic Uncertainty
The current climate of economic uncertainty and looming recession has created enormous challenges for law firms and their clients involved in or contemplating litigation. Clients need to pursue and defend business critical claims while preserving capital, and firms must maintain the continuity and profitability of their litigation practices. In the midst of this, a recent NYC Bar Association report advocates for a new partnership between lawyers and litigation funders – a partnership that could open… Read more
Partner & GC
Selendy & Gay
Kirkland & Ellis
The 4th Annual Forum
Sept 29-30, 2021 | nyc & virtual
Advancing Litigation FinanceAdd to calendar The LF Dealmakers Forum is an exclusive gathering of thought leaders in litigation finance, as well as in-house and outside counsel, and other key stakeholders. Widely considered the industry’s “go-to” event, hallmarks include 1-to-1 meetings, rigorously researched program content, A-list speakers, and refreshingly candid panel discussions. Attendance is by invitation and capped to facilitate a small group dynamic. 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.
The 8th Annual Forum
Dec 7-8, 2021 | NYC & Virtual
Driving IP Transactions
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The IP Dealmakers Forum brings together a select group of decision makers at the forefront of the global IP market, including investors, IP owners, industry experts and thought leaders. Considered the industry’s must-attend event, IP Dealmakers is where industry leaders stay informed and where real business gets done.
Attendance at IP Dealmakers is by invitation and capped to facilitate a small group dynamic. 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.
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