THE IP INDUSTRY'S PREMIER, MOST ENGAGING EVENT FILLED WITH INDUSTRY EXPERTS AND LEADERS
IP World Summit, formerly known as Global Patent Congress, is a one-stop shop for IP leaders offering a mix of thought provoking and practical sessions now covering a range of approaches to IP protection and monetisation, including patents, trade secrets, designs, copyright, licensing and trademarks.
Designed exclusively for Chief Intellectuals Property Officers, Heads of Patents, Heads of IP, IP Managers and Patent Attorneys, IP World Summit provides the opportunity to learn from global leaders about how to balance increasing business interest in your IP portfolio.
The Industry’s #1 Event
Interactive Discussions Formats
2017 speakers included
Dr. Marco M. Aleman
Director, Patent Law Division
Vice President and Chief IP Counsel
Dr. Kai Brandt
Head of Patents Electrics/Electronics
Boco IP Oy Ab
Chief Intellectual Property Counsel
Vice President, Senior Regional Counsel Intellectual Property
Head of Intellectual Property
Asia Pulp & Paper
Senior Director, Patents and Trademarks
Associate General Counsel
Dr. Stephanie van Wermeskerken
Head of IP Counseling, Head of IP Health Systems
Chief Intellectual Property Officer
2017 Speakers include
Swiss Federal Patent Court
His Honour Michael Fysh QC SC
Former Senior Circuit Judge
Patents London Country Court, England and Wales
Senior Legal Counsel
IP and Licensing Manager
Director, IP Protection & Compliance
Dolby Germany GmbH
Head of Intellectual Property
Vice President Legal and IPR
Top 6 reasons to attend
Hear how Microsoft USA is rethinking its licensing strategy across a 60,000-plus patent portfolio, to drive the company forward in the face of disruptive competition.
How are the IP leaders from these disparate companies approaching the task of leveraging their IP and mitigating risk on a global scale?
How is this tech giant dealing with the complexities of licensing, enforcement and competition law around the major economies of the world?
Intel How is Intel’s US headquarters approaching the IP issues involved in open source, from building innovations on top of an open source platform, to developing open source software to licence to others?
LG A rare glimpse into the IP strategy from the South Korean headquarters of one of the world’s largest consumer electronics companies.
UCB Insight from big Pharma: how can IP leaders drive innovations that will bring value to shareholders and customers, changing global views on IP, innovation and access?
"I was really satisfied with the conference. Excellent networking opportunities, good discussions and presentations, surrounded by a great organisation team"
"Good balance between networking and sharing insights from discussion and presentations"
"I was impressed by the speaker line-up and quality of presentations. It has been a valuable opportunity to connect with key industry leaders"
"I would like to congratulate you and the team for a wonderful event."
"Congratulations for the event - really interesting with great speakers."
"It was indeed a great conference and I enjoyed both presenting and discussing as well as the networking opportunities. I am surely looking forward to the events of next year."
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Venue & Accommodation
25-27 September, 2017
Amsterdam, The Netherlands