Speakers revealed for IPBC Israel as IAM heads to the ‘Start-up Nation’

Intellectual property leaders from a range of leading companies will share strategic insights at the inaugural IPBC Israel, taking place in Tel Aviv on 27 October. Hosted by IAM, the event will delve into what is driving Israel’s innovation success and the role that IP plays in protecting and monetising it.

With a keynote speech from Sudeepto Roy, Vice President, Engineering, and Strategic Regional Lead at Qualcomm - as well as speakers including NVIDIA’s Director of IP Nogah Bregman and Orly Alster, Vice President, General Counsel, International Markets IP, Regulatory and Corporate Litigations at Teva Pharmaceuticals - the day will provide unrivalled insight into the strategies in this innovation hotspot.

Ofir Alon, Director of the Israel Patent Office, and Howard Poliner Head of IP Law Division at Israel’s Ministry of Justice will be providing market insight during the day, and are joined by top-tier industry professionals for a programme focusing on IP in Israel and beyond.

Speaking on the day are:

Yoav Alkalay, Partner, Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer Baratz
Ofir Alon, Director, Israel Patent Office
Orly Alster, Vice President, General Counsel, International Markets IP, Regulatory and Corporate Litigations, Teva Pharmaceuticals
Tal Band, Senior Partner, S.Horowitz & Co
Fiona Bor, Vice President, Head of IP, Mereo BioPharma Group
Nogah Bregman, Director of IP, NVIDIA
Efrat Eldan Schechter, General Counsel, Shamir Optical Industry Ltd
Ziv Glickman, Assistant General Counsel, Western Digital
Shmulik Hess, Chief Executive Officer, Tabby
Maya Kanter Varfman, Head of IP, Amdocs
Mathias Karlhuber, Patent Attorney and Equity Partner, Cohausz & Florack
Malka Klein-Frucht, IP Manager, Maytronics
Roy Melzer, Head of Computing Technologies, Ehrlich Group
Howard Poliner, Head of IP Law Division, Israel Ministry of Justice
Keren Primor Cohen, Chief Executive Officer, Ramot – Tel Aviv University
Dalia Rivenzon-Segal, Partner, Reinhold Cohn & Partners
Sudeepto Roy, Vice President, Engineering, and Strategic Regional Lead, Qualcomm
Michael Schlögl, Head of IP SEP, Continental
Itai Sela Saldinger, Director of IP, Playtika
Pio Suh, Managing Director, IPCom
Christopher Thornham, Partner, Taylor Wessing
Moshe Tritel, Vice President, IP, 1E Therapeutics
Gene Vinokur, Chief Patent Counsel, Mitsubishi Electric Research Labs (MERL)

The programme zooms in on the impact of economic and geopolitical events at home and on a global scale, as well as policy predicaments and opportunities arising from collaboration between Israeli firms and overseas companies.

Speakers will also address IP risk management and look beyond patents to the rise of trade secrets and data.

See the full agenda here and register for the event here.

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