More than 70 IP thought leaders from business, policy, finance and the legal sector are confirmed as speakers at the conference, which is acknowledged as the world’s foremost event about the business of intellectual property.
Highlights for 2018 include …
A wide range of topical, interactive, thought-provoking sessions
Practical masterclasses, industry boot camps, set-piece debates, CIPO scenarios and much more. All designed to provide delegates with practical takeaways that will give them the kind of insights to turbo-charge their IP value-creation strategies.
Three keynote addresses
Andrei Iancu (Director, USPTO)
Sue Siegel (Chief Innovation Officer, GE)
Benoît Battistelli (President, EPO)
Dozens of world-class panellists, such as:
John Mulgrew, Uber
Barry Costa, the Mitre Corporation
Billie Chen, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd
Gustav Brismark, Ericsson
Tim Croll, Cypress Semiconductor Corporation
Katharine Ku, Stanford University
Amar Mehta, Waymo LLC
Diane Gabl Kratz, Seagate Technology
Phyllis Turner-Brim, Starbucks
William LaFontaine, IBM
Ben Wang, ZTE
12 hours of networking
Formal and informal, drinks receptions, breakfasts and extended lunches
PLUS: CLE accreditation – up to 10.5 hours
Close to 500 people have now registered to attend IPBC Global in San Francisco this June and remaining places are limited. If you want to ensure that you are at the world's premier event about IP value creation you are strongly advised to act quickly to secure your place..