Managing IP’s – International Patent Forum in London

Today we would like to draw your attention to an interesting conference in London next week. « Managing IP’s – International Patent Forum » in London is free for in-house patent counsels, R&D professionals and academics. MultiLing is an official sponsor of this outstanding event that will be attended by EPO President Benoît Battistelli and many other impressive speakers.

The forum will cover:

  • The impact of Patent Reform in Europe and the US
  • How to achieve successful patent litigation in China
  • Managing international patent portfolios to maximum effect
  • How to avoid media mis-information and promote greater understanding of IP and its benefits to the public at large
  • A special feature from the USPTO, EPO & WIPO

  • Delegates, who have already registered to attend include representatives from: ArjoHuntleigh, Audi, BT, Chimar Hellas, ConocoPhilips, Diageo, DSM, e2v Technologies, Ericsson, France Telecom Orange, Jaguar Land Rover, Kraft Foods, Microsoft, MSD, Nestec, Netcall, Nokia, Oclaro, Oxis Energy, Petrowell, Siemens, Sony, Tetra Pak, UCL and many more.

    The impressive speaker line-up includes:

  • David Kappos, undersecretary of commerce for intellectual property and director, USPTO
  • James Pooley, deputy director general, innovation and technology sector, WIPO
  • Benoît Battistelli, president, EPO
  • Andy Bartlett, deputy director of the patents directorate, UK IPO
  • Peter Pappas, chief of staff, USPTO
  • John Tarpey, director of communications, WIPO
  • Oswald Schroeder, principal director of communications, EPO
  • The Rt Hon Professor Sir Robin Jacob, UCL
  • Catriona Hammer, senior counsel intellectual property
  • Lalit Mahajan, inventor and CEO, J Mitra & Co
  • Richard Vary, director of European litigation, Nokia
  • Bertram Huber, principal, IP*SEVA
  • Sonia Cooper, senior patent attorney, Skype
  • Kai Brandt, head of patents electronic/electronics, Audi
  • Matthew Goodwin, vice president, global head of patents, Unilever
  • Maaike van Velzen, senior director IP portfolio management – business group healthcare, Philips
  • Stefano Nappo, executive director, legal counsel – global IP lead, UBS
  • Bill Russell, head of bilateral relations, IPO UK
  • Maria Mellgren, European patent attorney and patent manager, SCA Hygiene Products
  • David Rosenberg, vice president, corporate IP policy, GlaxoSmithKline
  • For more information and registration please click here.