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Global IP Exchange 2016

07 - 09 March, 2016

Radisson Blu Hamburg City, Hamburg, Germany


"Terrific forum to network, stay contemporary and gain further insights into the best practices among leading IP professionals across industries as well as state-of-the art IP solutions" Philip Morris Products S.A., Assistant General Counsel Patents, 2015 attendee

"Incredibly useful. The talks and conversations I had provided me with a lot of information that was both educational and encouraging"
VE Interactive, Director of IP, 2015 attendee 

The 7th Global IP Exchange will bring together 120 senior IP decision makers who are all looking to discover new ideas and make new connections. This popular invitation only meeting is open to directors of IP, heads of patent, trademark, brand protection and anti-counterfeiting plus a selected group of innovative solution providers.

  • Discover what strategies and solutions other companies are adopting
  • Develop new business partnerships through interactive networking opportunities
  • Participate in intimate working groups with senior peers to develop new strategies

With a programme designed to help IP, patent and trademark directors ensure their IP rights are exploited and protected in a way that is consistent with the commercial goals and objectives of the business, attendees will tailor their agenda by selecting case studies, lively panel debates, peer sharing roundtable discussions, interactive BrainWeave sessions and one-on-one business meetings.

The Global IP Exchange has become the ‘must-attend’ event in the IP calendar. Don't just take our word for it - hear from the past delegates and past solution providers.

Get in touch at info@thelegalexchangenetwork.com to request your invitation to join this premier gathering of IP leaders.

What distinguishes this event

The 7th Global IP Exchange has the following distinguishing features:

  • BrainWeave discussions
  • Exclusive senior level attendance
  • Strategic conference sessions
  • Customised itinerary
  • One-on-one business meetings

2016 Speakers

 Brian Hinman
Brian Hinman
Chief Intellectual Property Officer
Philips Intellectual Property and Standards
 Bobby Mukherjee
Bobby Mukherjee
Chief Counsel - Intellectual Property and Technology Law
 Morten Rosted
Morten Rosted
Senior Director of Intellectual Property
H. Lundbeck A/S
 Manuele Wahl
Manuele Wahl
SVP Technology & Trademark Licensing
 Stephane Drouin
Stephane Drouin
Chief Intellectual Property Counsel
 Michael Fröhlich
Michael Fröhlich
Director of International Legal Affairs, PCT
European Patent Office (EPO)
 Caroline Perriard
Caroline Perriard
Senior Legal Counsel, Digital and e-Commerce
 Steve Joroff
Steve Joroff
Director of Asia Pacific IP Licensing
 Neil Boyd
Neil Boyd
Senior European Counsel, IP Enforcement
 Charlie Everitt
Charlie Everitt
IP Director
Virgin Group
 Claudia Tapia
Claudia Tapia
Director IPR Policy
 JoAnna Emery
JoAnna Emery
IP Manager
Williams F1

Global IP Exchange Gallery

  •  Global IP Exchange 2015 Post Event Report Global IP Exchange 2015 Post Event Report
    Take a look at some of the themes and sessions that took place at the 2015 Global IP Exchange by downloading the Post Event Report which covers: 
    • Exclusive insights into the delegates top areas of investment for 2015 – 2016
    • Key attendance stats so you can see just who participated
    • Unique interviews with IP leaders from Huawei, DSM, Philips, BAE Systems & many more  
    • Post event write up from IPPro the Internet
  • Aligning IP With Your Business: Driving an IP CultureAligning IP With Your Business: Driving an IP Culture
    The editorial team at the Global IP Exchange are sharing insights from 3 IP leaders across the globe to provide you with their top tips on IP, trademark and brand protection including their predictions for 2016 and tips to external providers.

    Make sure to download your free copy of the eBook to learn;
    • The challenges the Chief Intellectual Property Officer at Philips faced when aligning IP with business strategy 
    • The importance of putting IP culture at the heart of your business with the Head of Legal IPR, Atos
    • How external providers can help IP leaders better align with the business and protect their rights
    • What will have the biggest impact on the IP sector in 2016
  • Top Tips on Cross Licensing & Monetization: Cultural Considerations in Asia PacTop Tips on Cross Licensing & Monetization: Cultural Considerations in Asia Pac
    The Global IP Exchange interviewed Steve Joroff, Director of APAC IP Licensing for IBM to get his top tips on cross licensing and monetization across Asia Pac. Download the Q&A to discover:
    • The main differences between cross licensing and the sale of IP in the US and Asia Pac and the reasons for these differences
    • How the cultural differences can affect this and how you can overcome this.
    • Top tips on how to have a successful IP monetization strategy 
    • The top trends to expect in 2016
  • Top Investment Priorities for Heads of IP, patent and trademark for 2016Top Investment Priorities for Heads of IP, patent and trademark for 2016
    The Global IP Exchange carried out research into the investment priorities of Heads of IP, patent, trademark and brand protection from the likes of Siemens, Tenaris, Nintendo, Doosan, Nestlé, Ericsson and IBM. The results were collated into the Top 15 Investment Priorities infographic, which highlights the below services and solutions as critical:
    • Valuation Services at #8
    • Patent Portfolio Management Tools at #6
    • IP Strategy & Innovation Consultants at #4   
    Download the full infographic to see the top 3 areas these budget holders are prioritising for investment! 
  • Giving Your Patent Portfolio Super PowersGiving Your Patent Portfolio Super Powers
    This eBook – a comic book – focuses on the key challenges being faced by some of the key players in the patent and IP world, and features stories from Qualcomm’s VP and Patent Counsel George Whitten, The European Patent Office’s Margot Fröhlinger, Principal Director of Patent Law and Multilateral Affairs and Google’s Kurt Brasch, Transactions Strategy and Patent Licensing Manager.
  • IP DefendersIP Defenders
    Coming to a desktop near you...IP leaders from Airbus, DSM and Ferrer feature in a brand new Defenders comic strip.

    Download the complimentary comic to find out from these Globetrotting Defenders:
    - What steps they are taking to drive efficiencies and overcome hurdles as everyone strives to do ‘more for less’ moving into 2015
    - Which global regions they are finding the most challenges and how they are handling them
    - What business and economic changes on the horizon will have the biggest impact on the IP world going forward