A number of IP-related events are held throughout the world each year. On this page you will find details about those that we consider to be the most significant and interesting from the perspective of an IAM reader, including the most up-to-date information concerning IPBC Global, IPBC Asia and other conferences organised by IAM and Globe Business Media Group.

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IP Week @ SG 2017

August 29-30 2017 – Singapore

Join us at the sixth IP Week @ SG, featuring the world’s foremost IP thought leaders, legal experts and innovative companies, where they will share insights on IP commercialisation and winning strategies for business growth. The event is expecting over 1,700 attendees and will bring together the innovation community to celebrate, network and collaborate.

IPO Annual Meeting

September 17-19 2017 – San Francisco, United States

Do not miss the 2017 IPO Annual Meeting on September 17 to 19 at the San Francisco Marriott Marquis. The meeting offers a mix of educational programmes, committee meetings, networking opportunities and exhibits. Parallel sessions on patent and trademark/copyright topics are offered throughout the meeting, ending with an ethics panel. 

GRUR Annual Meeting 2017

September 27-30, Hamburg, Germany

At this year´s GRUR Annual Meeting, high level speakers from academia, the judiciary, private practice, industry and institutions such as the European Commission, the EPO, the EUIPO and WIPO will debate the latest developments of IP law and practice in Europe and at international level.

2017 AIPPI World Congress – Sydney

October 13-17, 2017 – ICC Sydney, Australia

The International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI) celebrates its 120th anniversary this year in Sydney! Take part in AIPPI’s comprehensive educational programmes, featuring all areas of IP law and all disciplines of practice from prosecution to litigation, and take advantage of extensive networking opportunities with attendees from around the world, including prominent government, IP office and industry officials.


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