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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Strategies for finding patent licensing partners

April 25 2018 16:00 BST – online webinar

How do you find perfect licensees for your patent-protected technologies? Word of mouth? Industry contacts? External consultancies? In a world full of work-enhancing technologies, there's got to be a better way. Join PatSnap's webinar to learn what data is available today to help you find the best licensees, how to find novel applications of technologies like yours, what tools are available to help you analyse licensing data and draw actionable insight from it to develop strategies, and more.

AIPLA 2018 Spring Meeting

May 15-17 2018 - Seattle, United States

Global IP law practitioners from law firms, corporations and institutions involved in the practice of patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret and unfair competition law will convene at the AIPLA 2018 Spring Meeting. Register now to take part in two-and-a-half days of thought-provoking CLE educational sessions led by some of IP law’s foremost authorities. Starbucks’ Vice President & Assistant General Counsel Intellectual Property and Technology Phyllis T Turner-Brim will be the keynote speaker at this dynamic conference event.

BIO International Convention

June 4-7 2018 - Boston, United States

BIO International Convention is back in Boston, June 4-7, to celebrate history-making innovation. This is the only event where you can access the global biotech and pharma community via partnering, attend 150 education sessions and network with 16,000+ attendees from 74 countries. Discover the next generation of cutting-edge products, therapies and cures at events all week long at BIO 2018. Learn more at


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