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 Law Business Research.

Pharma & Biotech IP Connect 2021

14-15 April 2021

Life sciences IP strategies will need to be revised significantly in the coming years to reflect technological, legal and political shifts, some of which have been accelerated by the extraordinary events of 2020.

IAM’s Pharma & Biotech IP Connect will bring together leading in-house practitioners and expert outside counsel to explore the most important IP trends impacting the industry. Discuss how IP professionals can best adapt their approaches to protecting and commercialising their clients’ innovations.

IAM Webinar - Global GREEN100 Rankings – Top Innovators Contributing to a Green Future and State of Quality Patents in Green Tech

22 April 2021

Sagacious IP, a global IP Research and Consulting firm and a WIPO GREEN Partner, together with IAM,  is hosting the launch event of the first ever report on the ‘Top Global Innovators Contributing to a Green Future & The State of Quality Patents in Green Tech’. 

The event will reveal a benchmarking study of top global innovators innovating for a green future based on 2.5 million patents that in one way or another contribute to the climate change mitigation technologies that are fundamental for moving towards a green future.

Patent Transactions 2021

28-29 April 2021

IAM is delighted to present the inaugural Patent Transactions, an online event designed to deliver a global overview of IP dealmaking, with a separate deep-dive focus on the Asia-Pacific market.

On 28 and 29 April, many of the world’s leading IP dealmakers will share best practices around buying, selling and licensing patents in the ever-changing global landscape.

Engage with key licensing decision makers, buyers and sellers from across the patent market and learn first-hand from their experience and insight.

Auto IP Connect 2021

6-7 May 2021

Being held virtually for 2021, IAM’s Auto IP Connect will bring together the world’s leading OEMs, high tech innovators, industry disruptors and tier suppliers to share best practice and leading IP strategies for the future of automobility.

AI IP Connect 2021

11-12 May 2021

AI is revolutionising the way that people interact with technology across the world and is transforming day-to-day processes. As technology storms ahead, patent systems and IP managers are battling with the challenge of how best to ensure that IP is protected.

IAM’s virtual AI IP Connect event will explore the latest strategies and insight IP managers can use to keep up with AI innovation as it far outpaces the laws surrounding it.

IPBC Global 2021

14-16 November 2021 - Seattle, USA

IPBC Global will bring the world’s IP business leaders back together again in 2021 when it reconvenes in Seattle, the fastest growing tech hub in the USA and home to some of the most innovative businesses on the planet.

From 14 to 16 November 2021, attendees at the world’s leading IP event will enjoy unsurpassed networking and deal-making opportunities, as well as the chance to join high-level discussion around the key challenges facing those responsible for developing IP business strategies now and into the future.