Xiaomi, Meta and Sisvel to speak at IPBC Global 2023

Industry leaders from IP powerhouses, including, Nokia, Ericsson and Marconi, will speak at IPBC Global 2023 in June this year. They will be joined by speakers from Meta, Xiaomi, Hyundai, Sisvel and many more as we bring a stellar lineup to San Diego.

Our full agenda includes a keynote interview with Liren Chen, President and Chief Executive Officer of InterDigital, while our 'Tips from the Top' session will give delegates the chance to hear from Bill LaFontaine, as he steps down from his post as IP chief of Big Blue, as well as Lenovo's Laura Quatela, InterDigital's Eeva Hakoranta, and Paul Davis of Adeia.

Our speaking faculty will also tackle key topics, including IP finance, SEP licensing and managing IP in a time of change, plus how to best demonstrate the value of your IP portfolio – more important than ever in the face of economic uncertainty. Trade secrets, the Unitary Patent and AI as a catalyst for innovation are also on the agenda.

The confirmed speakers are:

Brett Alten, Senior Vice President, Deputy General Counsel, Chief IP Counsel - HPE
Ceyda Azakli Maisami, Director, IP - HP
Monica Baig-Silva, Vice President, IP Counsel - Thermo Fisher Scientific
Kent Baker, Head of IP Strategy, Litigation and Licensing - u-blox AG
Garrard Beeney, Partner and Co-Head, IP and Technology Group - Sullivan & Cromwell
Carole Boelitz, Vice President, Global IP - Schneider Electric
Marc Booth, Chief IP Officer - Acacia Research Group
Jane Bu, Senior Director, Legal - Via Licensing
Megan Carpenter, Dean and Professor of Law - UNH Franklin Pierce School of Law
Elvir Causevic, Co-founder and Managing Director - Tech+IP Capital
Sukla Chandra, Senior Managing Director, Licensing - GE
Liren Chen, President and Chief Executive Officer - InterDigital
Diana Cohen, Head Legal and Compliance - Lilt
Peter Conley, Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President, IP - Know Labs
Paul Davis, Chief Executive Officer and Director - Adeia
Frank DeCosta, Partner - Finnegan
Cassandra Derham, Associate Director, IP - Amadeus
Noel Egnatios, Chief Legal Officer - DivX
Mattia Fogliacco, President - Sisvel
Clay Gaetje, Multimedia Services, New Segments - Nokia
Alfonso Garcia Chan, Principal - McKool Smith
Steven Geiszler, US Chief IP Counsel - Huawei
Lorie Goins, Head of IP Strategy - Kyndryl
Kacper Gorski, Head of Risk - Cipher
Eeva Hakoranta, Executive Vice President, Chief Licensing Officer - InterDigital
Richard Harris, Vice President, Licensing - Intellectual Ventures
Suzanne Harrison, Founder - Percipience
Samantha Hsu, Director, IP - Uber
Vasheharan Kanesarajah, Head of Strategy, IP - Clarivate
Jay Knobloch, Chief Commercial Officer - NuCurrent
Charu Kurani, Associate General Counsel, Patents - Meta
William LaFontaine, General Manager, IP - IBM Corporation
Sharon Lai, Director, IP Legal, Americas - Volvo
Karina Levitian, Senior Associate General Counsel, Patents and Litigation - Roku
Erez Levy, Managing Director, IP Finance Group - Fortress Investment Group
Eric Lin, Senior Patent Counsel - Genentech
Paul Lin, Managing Director - Eagle Forest
John Lindgren, President and Chief Executive Officer - IPValue
Paul Liu, Global Head of IP - TuSimple
Dan McCurdy, Chief Executive Officer - RPX
Kevin McGoff, Vice President, Assistant General Counsel, IP - Butterfly Network
Christina Petersson, Chief IP Officer - Ericsson
Laura Quatela, Senior Vice President, Chief Legal and Corporate Responsibility Officer - Lenovo
Christina Raymond, Senior Director, IP Finance Markets, Acquisitions - RPX
Eric Reifschneider, Chief Licensing Officer - Marconi
Roberto Ribeiro, Partner - Daniel IP
Kent Richardson, Chief Executive Officer - Richardson Oliver Insights LLC
Michael Schlögl, Head of IP SEP - Continental
John Sideris, Principal Licensing Counsel - Koninklijke Philips N.V.
Abhimanyu Singh, Senior Director, IP Counsel - Motional
Bridget Smith, Assistant General Counsel, IP - Relativity Space
Chris Storm, Legal Director, IP - Uber
Caterina Strippoli, Head of IP - ENEL
Gail Su, Senior Counsel, Patent Transactions - Google
Nobuo Tanaka, Head of IP and Design - Yokogawa
Richard Vary, Partner - Bird & Bird
Tess Waldron, Partner - Powell Gilbert
Na Wei, Senior Director of IP Licensing - Xiaomi
Katharine Wolanyk, Managing Director - Burford Capital
Ran Xu, General Manager, Corporate Business Development and IP Strategy - Xiaomi
Martin Yagi, IP Manager - First Light Fusion
Guanyang Yao, Partner - Liu Shen and Associates

IPBC Global is the world’s foremost gathering of more than 600 senior thought-leaders and decision makers operating in the global IP market and is taking place this year at the Hyatt Regency Mission Bay Spa and Marina in San Diego between 12 and 14 June. We bring together corporate executives, deal makers, investors, policy experts and legal professionals to share insights, discuss new trends, and build their networks.

See our agenda and speaker list here, and join your peers as we explore the opportunities and risks facing IP owners in today’s fast-paced business world.

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