Events

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 GlobalIPBC Asia and other conferences organised by IAM and Globe Business Media Group.

To find out more about our current and previous events, please visit www.IAM-events.com.

IPBC Southeast Asia 2019

February 21, 2019 – Singapore

IPBC Southeast Asia, hosted by IAM, will be held in conjunction with the inaugural Brand Strategy Southeast Asia, presented by World Trademark Review, on 21 February 2019 in Singapore. 

Structured as a single, market-leading, one-day event, with a central registration, exhibition and networking area, the sessions will be split into two dedicated streams: IPBC Southeast Asia – IAM’s focused IP value creation agenda – and Brand Strategy Southeast Asia – World Trademark Review’s detailed brand management programme. The IPBC and Brand Strategy sessions will run concurrently, with delegates able to switch between streams to match their interests. 

IPBC India 2019

March 14, 2019 – Bengaluru, India

The third annual IPBC India, hosted by IAM, will be held in-conjunction with the inaugural Brand Strategy India, presented by World Trademark Review, on 14 March 2019 at the Shangri-La Hotel, Bengaluru.

As the combination of two world-class programmes, IPBC India 2019 will attract a significantly expanded industry-led audience of senior executives from major IP owning corporates – both domestic and international – as well as key figures from the research and governmental communities, for a packed day of high-level discussion, unrivalled networking and business opportunities. 

IPBC Europe 2019

March 27-28, 2019 – Paris, France

In the era of the fourth industrial revolution (4IR), European companies are faced with a number of exciting opportunities – but also significant IP challenges.

At a time when old methods of managing IP are becoming redundant, IPBC Europe 2019 will explore how IP executives inside the continent’s businesses can devise and build sustainable value creation programmes in a rapidly changing world.

At IAM’s IPBC Europe 2019 – taking place in Paris on 27 and 28 March – these issues and more will receive detailed consideration. Designed by and for European IP owners, the programme for IPBC Europe 2019 will explore how IP managers inside the continent’s businesses can devise and build sustainable value creation programmes in the rapidly changing world.

IPBC Shenzhen 2019

April 2, 2019 – Shenzhen, China

As China’s powerhouse for industrial, R&D and commercial activity, the sheer concentration of leading IP-owning companies makes IPBC Shenzhen an unmissable opportunity for learning, networking and deal making. 

Through a packed, fully bilingual, one-day programme, IPBC Shenzhen 2019 will tackle the IP policy developments, market trends and commercial pressures affecting both Chinese enterprises expanding their operations overseas and international corporations expanding their businesses in China. 

IPBC Korea 2019

April 5, 2019 – Seoul, Korea

Korea’s position within the IP5 and the important status of many of its corporate giants within the global supply chain make it a fascinating, yet challenging, IP market. Korean companies and research institutions face numerous challenges to protect, maximise and monetize their IP assets, with new threats and opportunities emerging each year. 

Through a packed, fully bilingual, one-day programme, IPBC Korea 2019 will tackle the IP policy developments, market trends and commercial pressures affecting both Korean enterprises’ overseas business and international corporations operating in Korea. 

Auto IP USA 2019

May 8, 2019 – Detroit, United States

Building on three years of success in Detroit, IAM’s Auto IP USA will bring together the leading IP experts from across the automotive landscape. Through thought leadership, discussion and networking, attendees will gain insight into the IP challenges facing those driving change in the new era of mobility.

Auto IP Europe 2019

May 16, 2019 – Munich, Germany

Returning to Munich for its second year, Auto IP Europe will offer IP professionals in the automotive industry the opportunity to hear expert strategies from the complete supply chain – from the OEMs and industry suppliers, to the innovators in high-tech and connectivity.

IPBC Global 2019

June 16-18, 2019 – Boston, United States

In the face of the fourth industrial revolution, it has never been more important to ensure that IP strategy is fully aligned with overall business goals – or to recognise that traditional models of IP value creation could well be redundant in a time of unprecedented technological development, innovation and convergence.

IPBC Global’s 2019 programme is focused on exploring all the key issues that this new era of change presents for corporate IP leaders, as well as policy makers, investors, the legal profession and third-party service providers.