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Top Intellectual Property Investment Areas in 2018

Ahead of the Global IP Exchange USA in December 2018, our elite group of IP Chiefs have shared their top investment priorities for the next 12 to 18 months. With exclusive insight into the strategic focus of IP leaders across the USA, don't miss out on this!

What you missed at the Global IP Exchange USA

The Global IP Exchange took the legal industry by storm and has quickly become the critical meeting in the IP calendar. With thought provoking keynote session, think-tank and round table discussions, industry leading meetings – it’s easy to see why the Exchange has become the “MUST AT ...

Aligning 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 cop ...

The Roadmap to IP Innovation

Ahead of the 2016 Global IP Exchange USA in San Diego this December, some of our expert speakers took part in a series of interview questions and shared their insight on how to successfully drive innovation across all of your future IP strategies.Discover: How the IP director role ha ...

Top 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 ...

Top 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 hi ...

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The Global Intellectual Property Landscape Survey 2018

Corporate IP departments have experienced much turbulence in recent years. Emerging technologies and disruptors have significantly shaken up their respective industries and when the pressure to become disruptive or be disrupted has grown phenomenally, there is surely only one route to choose.Get exclusive insights into hundreds of global businesses including:Where...

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The Global IP Exchange in Numbers

The Global IP Exchange gathered over 110 Heads of IP/Patent and Licensing in March alongside 45 law firms and innovative technology vendors to help the attendees improve their company’s IP protection and commercialise their patent portfolios. This infographic sums the event up in numbers alongside some of the attendees feedback.

Download the solution provider information pack

The solution provider information pack gives you detail and insight into the business development opportunities available at the Exchange. Allowing you to visualise how your company can benefit from attending the event, meeting with the senior attendees and, perhaps most importantly, discover how the Exchange model can ensure you are...

Q&A with Anonymous CEO on IP and Brand Protection Strategy

IP monetization programs are becoming harder to implement in the United States. The legal and political developments in Europe and Asia are creating a more international ecosystem, resulting in more opportunity for IP teams to drive company growth and innovate globally but also leading to an increased threats. We have recently...

Global IP USA Top Investment Priorities

Ahead of the Global IP Exchange USA in December 2017, attending delegates have shared their top investment priorities for the next 12 to 18 months.

Licensing, Valuation & Monetization

Patent Valuation and Monetization: Playing to Win

Given the economic uncertainty, an increasing pressure on costs and the need to deliver maximum value from every investment made, business leaders are focusing on making the most of an organisation’s assets. According to some estimates, intangible assets, a large part of which is patents, account for as much as...

Strategies to Deal with the Black Art of Managing the IP Budget

Watch this highly interactive panel discussion to hear Matt Dixon, Partner at HGF,
Seán Harte, Vice President, Senior Regional Counsel Intellectual Property of MasterCard, Jason Loh, Head of Strategic Planning Office and Head of Global IP Frontiers at Panasonic and Dorothee Von Cunow, Assistant General Counsel Patents at Philip Morris...

Planning and Implementing Successful Licensing Strategies

Matthias Ulrich Director, EMEA License Compliance, Dolby Europe Ltd believes it is important for businesses to first understand market conditions before planning a licensing strategy. He shares his own experiences at Dolby as well as predictions for the future of IP in Europe.

Case Study: The Airbus Roadmap to Monetising via Licensing – How to Shift the Internal IP Mindset

Dr. Peter Westphal, Senior Manager, Strategy IP / Licensing at Airbus takes viewers through the Airbus Roadmarp to monetising IP. Topics covered include: investing for rewards within the Airbus IP team ; how to move from a protective IP mindset to a philosophy of innovation  and shifting the mindset to...

Developments in Patent Monetisation Around Increasing Transparency and Accessibility for Third Parties to a Company’s Patent Assets

Read this HGF Whitepaper to hear more on patent monetization, including the partnership between GE and Quirky plus the approach BT and Ford, H-P, Philips and SONY have taken to monetize their patents.

Google Interview: Licensing Strategy and the Benefits to Google

Watch this interview with Kurt Brasch, Transactions Strategy and Patent Licensing Manager at Google to hear tips on licensing strategy and to hear more about the Google-Cisco license negotiations. Kurt also shares his insights into what he thinks will be prominent on the IP agenda over the next few years.

Uncovering the True Value of Your Company’s IP: Valuation Techniques, Best Practice and Development

Watch this presentation from the 2014 Global IP Exchange to hear from Dr Kai-Uwe Clauswitz, Senior IP Manager at Umicore as he investigates best practice when it comes to auditing and valuing your IP and offers practical tips on how a strong valuation system can be invaluable to your business.

Legislation Change

Planning for the EU Patent and Unified Patent Court – How to Optimise your Strategy to Unknown Variables

Gain practical tips on the new Unitary Patent from Claudia Tapia, Director IPR Policy at Ericsson and Dr. Hugo Caro, Head of Intellectual Property Department, Grupo Ferrer Internacional. Speakers investigate how you tactically include the Unitary Patent into IP strategy, whether it’s best to opt in or out, validity challenges,...

The New Unitary Patent System: an EPO Perspective

The Global IP Exchange spoke to Margot Fröhlinger, Principal Director of Patent Law and Multilateral Affairs at the EPO, in advance of her session at the Global IP Exchange 2014, about work of the European Patent Office in implementing the new Unitary Patent System.

How Can Businesses Be Better Prepared For the EU's Unitary Patent Court?

Sajjad Karim, who is the lead Conservative MEP negotiating the Unitary Patent package, shares his thoughts on why this is a positive initiative for innovators as well as how companies in the region can capitalise on opportunities presented by the change in legislation.

Latest Developments in the Unified Patent Court and Unitary Patent

Hear Alexander Ramsay, Vice Chair Preparatory Committee, Unified Patent Court and Deputy Director for Intellectual Property & Transport, Ministry of Justice update delegates of the Global IP Exchange 2015 on the procedural rules of the unified patent court,  how you can make the best use of the courts and mitigate...

Planning for the Unified Patent Court: What Can You do Now to Prepare for an Uncertain Future?

This critical presentation from Paul van Beukering, Chairman, Preparatory Committee of the Unified Patent Court Paul and Manager Intellectual Property Unit, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Dr Eskil Waage, Lawyer, International Legal Affairs, European Patent Office, bring you band up to date with what you should ne doing to prepare...

IP, Patent, Trademark & Brand Protection Strategy

The Impact of Acquisitions on Trademark Portfolio Strategy: An AB Electrolux Perspective

Andreas Hohenberger, Head of Trademarks at AB Electrolux, Sweden, joins Global IP Exchange to discuss the impact of acquiring new companies on the trademark portfolio and brand protection strategy, and how the company is tackling counterfeiting problems in China.

Compliance with the Nagoya Protocol on Handling Biological Diversity: Syngenta Interview

Watch this interview to learn from Michael Kock, Global Head IP, Syngenta AG as he shared advice on the issue of compliance with the Nagoya Protocol on Handling Biological Diversity. Michael discusses the governance models that need to be established and the processes and tools that can be used to...

Preparation Of Mechanical Patent Applications And Their Navigation Through The United States Patent Office

Steven W. Weinrieb, Patent Attorney from the United States discusses the preparation of mechanical patent applications and their navigation through the United States Patent Office, as well as the parallels involved in the prosecution of corresponding patent applications in other countries around the world.

Protecting Intellectual Property Rights

Miller Insurance Services Ltd, share their exclusive whitepaper on protecting intellectual property rights - a must read for anyone who is responsible for IP.

Enforcement of Global Trademarks: Tips from Phillips

Jan de Visser, Senior Director, IP&S Manager Brand Protection, Philips shares his top 3 tips on global trademark enforcement, including enforcement in Asia and Africa, plus relationships with enforcement agencies. Jan also explains what he thinks will have an impact on the IP sector in 2016 and how external solutions...

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...

Brand Protection and Security Management

Phil Collins, Head of Security, Bernard Matthews explains the benefits of their holistic security management and brand protection concept, how he overcame challenges to implement this new way of working and the tolls and technologies they have utilised to fight attacks to the brand.

Innovation without borders: Six best practices to improve innovation success rates

Evalueserve shares its report on successful Open Innovation practices based on experiences with companies such as Unilever and Nestlé. These include setting up dedicated teams, building innovation networks and developing an organisational culture to support innovation. Evalueserve’s engagement with innovation focused companies proves that smart technology, built on innovation best...

Adding Value through IP & Communicating with the Business

How to Add Value to Your Business Through Trademarks and Brand

Petra Herkul, Head of Trademarks at DSM, joins IQPC Exchange to discuss how companies can leverage brand equity to add value to their business, and identify potential value from their trademark portfolios.

How to Prove the Importance of IP to the Board: Interview with DSMs Global VP IP

Watch this insightful presentation to get tips from Dietmar Pressner, Global Vice President Intellectual Property at DSM as he shares advice on how to speak the same language, structure targets to reflect the company needs and the challenges he sees over the next 5 years.

Emerging Market IP Challenges

The Importance of Forging a Presence in China: Opportunities and Risk Management in One of the Fastest Growing Economies in the World

Benoit Misonne, Team Leader, Technical Experts' Team, IP Key, OHIM and He Jing, Attorney at Law, AnJie Law Firm discuss the opportunities and risks of doing business in China and offer tips on how to get ahead in the region.


Global Anti-Counterfeiting Strategy at Dolby and Husqvarna

Ben Guy, Director Brand Protection at Dolby and Lars Henriksson, General Counsel IP at Husqvarna present on the global strategies them employ to handle modern counterfeiting. In this presentation, speakers explain which national authorities to use, which networks to build along with many other key areas in the fight against...