THE IP INDUSTRY'S PREMIER, MOST ENGAGING EVENT FILLED WITH INDUSTRY EXPERTS AND LEADERS FROM ALL CORNERS OF THE GLOBE

The IP World Summit 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, strategy 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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Who Attends?

2018 Speakers

Dr Changhae Park

Vice President, Intellectual Property Monetization
NXP Semiconductors

Mr Patrick Patnode

President of Licensing 
GE Ventures

Dr Stephan Wolke

Head of Intellectual Property & Services | CEO
Thyssenkrupp AG | Thyssenkrupp Intellectual Property

Ms Claudia Tapia

Director IPR Policy
Ericsson

Mr Giovanni Visintini

Counsel - Brands | BP Legal - Brands
BP Plc.

Sonia Cooper

Senior Patent Attorney, IP Policy and Strategy
Microsoft

Satish Tiwary

Head, IP Analytics
Airbus

Benefits of Attending

What should we patent? As innovations narrow and enforcement becomes more difficult, how are other IP leaders approaching their portfolios?

What are your peers’ experiences of trade secrets? How can you maintain them on a practical level?

How will others implement the European Trade Secrets Directive?

Innovation and IP: How can your strategy incentivise inventions in the right direction for future business growth?

Technology industry focus: Dealing with patent cycles that are slower than the rate of innovation, and navigating the complex IP structures behind open source

The Industry’s #1 Event

60+

Expert Speakers

150+

Attendees

75%

In-house Representation


25+

Countries Represented



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