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Future strategies in a world of uncertainty: new rules, innovation and competition

As your one stop shop for IP leaders, the conference will offer a mix of thought provoking and practical sessions covering a range of IP strategies involving trade secrets, designs, copyright and trademarks, as well as patents, all under the one roof.

Now in its 12th year, the conference is the largest IP leadership-level event of its kind. It’s your chance to network and benchmark with 200+ IP leaders, judges and legal experts in a collegiate environment.

Benchmark your IP strategies in our thought leading debates:

  • 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