Managing IP

European Patent Forum 2020

September 15, virtual event

Sponsors
Dechert
Pinsent Masons
Ropes & Gray
Weil

The European Patent Forum is going virtual

 Managing IP will host the seventh annual European Patent Forum on September 15, bringing you a series of virtual discussions focusing on European patent updates, implications and strategies to overcome challenges posed by the new 'normal' landscape.
 
Join leading in-house and law firms to discuss creative solutions for balancing enforcement and business costs, trade secrets, innovation, and collaboration whilst sourcing appropriate solutions to maintain your portfolio.

WHAT IS A VIRTUAL FORUM?

Through the use of a specially designed events platform, all content, presentations, panel discussions, and participation in breakout sessions and networking groups can be viewed live from a desktop computer or mobile device. You can also view all sessions on demand at a time that suits you.
Global audience

Meet a truly global audience

Network with a global audience of IP professionals via chat functions and virtual networking rooms. Arrange meetings with others that suits your schedule and theirs, on a time that works for both of your time zones. Experience a new way of building your network like never before.
Content on demand

Content on demand

Join live panel discussions, presentations and a variety of digital formats or watch at a more convenient time from our Content Hub to suit your needs. Engage with our speakers in live Q&A and polling to get insights and answers to your questions like never before.
Online venue

Same event, online venue

The online platform for the event means you can do all the things you would expect at a physical, you just now do it online. Get full interaction from visiting sponsor booths, downloading resources, joining the main presentation or breakout sessions and using one of our virtual open or private meeting rooms.
Sustainable conference

Sustainable event

In addition to being able to attend due to global travel restrictions, you can access all of the event content without travel and accommodation expenses and support an environmentally friendly event. 

HOW DO I ATTEND A VIRTUAL FORUM?

Sign up online
SIGN UP ONLINE
 
 
Register your place online - sign ups are limited to support several hundred attendees during live sessions.
 
 
access your invitation
ACCESS YOUR INVITATION
 
 
An exclusive attendance link will be sent to you. This link will provide you with access to all of the event's content and sessions.
 

 

watch live or on demand
WATCH LIVE OR ON DEMAND
 
 
Once logged in, you can view all sessions live, at a later date to suit you and can download any available presentation materials.
 
 

VIRTUAL AGENDA 2020

Panel discussions, presentations and breakout sessions will be hosted in CEST.

September 15

Tuesday, September 15

Introduction and welcome from Managing IP
10.00 CEST
Portfolio management of IP in a volatile and challenging landscape
10:15 CEST
  • Balancing budget freezes with increasing demands to maintain your portfolio – how do you demonstrate the value of your IP so you can defend & justify your budget to upper management?
  • Adapting IP operations to cope with economic downturn generated by the COVID-19 crisis
  • How can outside counsel help economise?
Christine Maury-Panis
Christine Maury-Panis
EVP, general counsel & security, Viaccess Orca
Coffee break and networking
11.15 CEST
European patent courts update
11.40 CEST
  • Comparative analysis of how European countries have/are handling/hearing cases over the past three months
  • Technology and virtual hearings
  • Pros/cons and looking to the future
Hubertus Schacht
Hubertus Schacht
Judge, Regional Court Munich
Lunch break and networking
12.40 CEST
Interactive roundtables/breakout groups
13.45 CEST
These smaller group workshops are designed to provide in-depth industry insight into key issues impacting in-house counsel. The sessions will last for 45 minutes and attendees will choose group A or B to discuss:
  • A) FRAND & SEP: Case study analysing and evaluating the implications of Haier v Sisvel
  • B) Trade secrets/COVID-19 implications: Increased measures for trade secret protection and handling misappropriation
Thomas Buchholz
Thomas Buchholz
chief digital patent counsel, BSH Hausgeräte
Steve Faraji
Steve Faraji
Senior patent and licensing manager, Audi
Legal technology and Artificial Intelligence
15.00 CEST
  • AI in technology and healthcare – use of legal tools and implementing AI solutions
  • How do you work with AI in practice? What are the risks and opportunities?
  • Could AI replace human intelligence in the next couple of years for processes?
Alessandra Cincotti
Alessandra Cincotti
Senior legal counsel, Servier
Thomas Buchholz
Thomas Buchholz
chief digital patent counsel, BSH Hausgeräte
Xuting Huang
Xuting Huang
Patent counsel, ZF
Closing comments
16.00 CEST
Close of forum
16.10 CEST
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ATTENDEE PROFILE

With more opportunities to connect than ever before, you can network and discuss exclusive insights from leading lawyers in Europe.
100+ patent professionals
in-house lawyer profile
20+ industries represented
"The chance to learn about hot topics and discuss them with industry leaders. Great work, perfect event, thank you!
"The diversity of the topics and specific discussions on daily relevant practice in a one day seminar.
"A good variety of topics beyond patent examination.

SPEAKERS

If you feel you have something to contribute or would like to position yourself as an expert in your field, please get in touch with Melody Mok for corporate speaking enquiries or James Murray for tax advisories or service provider opportunities.
Avichal Agrawal
CITIC CLSA Group
Avichal Agrawal
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Adnan Begic
Michelin
Adnan Begic
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Umang Dhingra
GlaxoSmithKline Asia
Umang Dhingra
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Amit Gupta
Greenwoods & Dell
Amit Gupta
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Dinesh Kanabar
Dhruva Advisors
Dinesh Kanabar
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Megha Khandelwal
Rio Tinto
Megha Khandelwal
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Benchi Klaver
Kulicke & Soffa
Benchi Klaver
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Barbara Voskamp
Loyens & Loeff
Barbara Voskamp
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Michael Muncaster
IHS Markit
Michael Muncaster
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Charles Oetomo
GNV Consulting Services
Charles Oetomo
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Kari Pahlman
Techtronics Industries
Kari Pahlman
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Bhavin Shroff
Nomura Singapore
Bhavin Shroff
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Ketan Palan
Pfizer
Ketan Palan
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Vijayashree Ranganathan
VFS Global
Vijayashree Ranganathan
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Greg Elliott
Standard Chartered Bank
Greg Elliott
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Siti Syadiah Latief
Nestle Indonesia
Siti Syadiah Latief
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Vaibhav Sanghvi
NortonLifeLock
Vaibhav Sanghvi
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Jay Shim
Lee & Ko
Jay Shim
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Bhavin Shroff
Nomura Singapore
Bhavin Shroff
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Register your place today

Get access to the MIP European Patent Forum below. Registration includes:
Live presentations
LIVE DISCUSSIONS

Watch all panel discussions and presentations live

Online networking
ONLINE NETWORKING

Get access to an exclusive online networking platform to arrange meetings or have impromptu chats

Breakout sessions
BREAKOUT SESSIONS

Participate in facilitated breakout groups for more in-depth discussion

Recorded sessions
ON DEMAND ACCESS

Watch any of the recorded sessions at a time that suits you

IN-HOUSE COUNSEL

Access to all sessions is FREE
  • IP counsel
  • Head of legal
  • VP/SVP

PRIVATE PRACTICE

Access to all sessions is €695
  • Partners and of counsel
  • Advisory firms
  • IP service providers

Sponsors

Dechert
Pinsent Masons
Ropes & Gray
Weil

CONTACT US

Registration

Kevin Pragas
Email Kevin
Call: +44 (0) 207 779 8938

Programme

Natalie Canter
Email Natalie
Call: +44 (0) 207 779 8730

Sponsorship

Aman Duggal
Email Aman
Call: +44 (0) 207 779 8067