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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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2016 AIPPI World Congress

September 16-20 2016 - Milan, Italy

The venue of the 2016 AIPPI World Congress will be Milan, home of fashion, industry and design. There is no better place to learn and discuss hot IP topics in a pleasant environment, placed right in the centre of Italy and Europe. The annual AIPPI World Congresses offer excellent networking opportunities and educational programmes, which feature workshops on international IP issues, special panels of experts, mock trials and much more. Our forthcoming World Congress will take place in Milan, Italy and we expect to welcome around 2500 participants from all over the world. Take advantage of this unique opportunity and register on

GRUR Annual Meeting 2016

October 12-15 2015 – Munich, Germany

The German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (GRUR) Annual Meeting 2016 will allow delegates to meet the German IP community, increase their IP expertise and network with more than 700 IP professionals from over 35 nations. 

AIPLA 2016 Annual Meeting

October 27-29 2016 – Washington DC, United States

Connect with IP practitioners from across the United States and around the globe at the American Intellectual Property Law Association 2016 Annual Meeting. From best practices in patent prosecution and patent licensing and negotiation to managing IP budgets and global IP enforcement strategies, this year’s educational tracks deliver the knowledge IP professionals need to excel and compete. Featured speakers include USPTO Director Michelle Lee and new PTAB Chief Judge David Ruschke.


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