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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.

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The Industry’s #1 Event

60+

Expert Speakers

200+

Participants

20

Interactive Discussions Formats

20+

Countries Represented

Who attends?

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2017 Speakers include

Erich Andersen

Vice President and Chief IP Counsel

Suzanne Oliver

Senior Director, Patents and Trademarks

Michael Proksch

Associate General Counsel

Jeff Lindsay

Head of Intellectual Property

Marco M. Aleman

Director, Patent Law Division

Stephane Drouin

Chief Intellectual Property Counsel

Koenraad Wuyts

Chief Intellectual Property Officer

Seán Harte

Vice President, Senior Regional Counsel Intellectual Property

Kai Brandt

Head of Patents Electrics/Electronics

Stephanie van Wermeskerken

Head of IP Counseling, Head of IP Health Systems

Karri Leskinen

CEO

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Top 6 reasons to attend

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Microsoft
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.
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VimpelCom, B. Braun, Yara and Philips Healthcare
How are the IP leaders from these disparate companies approaching the task of leveraging their IP and mitigating risk on a global scale?
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TomTom
How is this tech giant dealing with the complexities of licensing, enforcement and competition law around the major economies of the world?
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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?

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LG A rare glimpse into the IP strategy from the South Korean headquarters of one of the world’s largest consumer electronics companies.

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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?

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Venue & Accommodation

25-27 September, 2017
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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