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Intellectual Property (IP) ConfEx

IP. Patent. Trademark. Copyright. Litigation. Translation. Patent Management. Privacy. Risk. Security. Compliance. AI. Technology.
This event will gather 150-200 IP Counsel, Heads of IP Depts, Patent Managers, Trademark Managers, Risk & Compliance Professionals, Patent Agents, IP Law firm Partners, IP Tech Professionals and Service Providers.

Where

When

SAN FRANCISCO, USA

FEBRUARY 24, 2022

UPCOMING PHYSICAL EVENTS

ABOUT THE EVENT

We are all set to host our next flagship event- The Global Intellectual Property (IP) ConfEx in San Francisco, which is to be held on 24 February 2022. This event aims to bring together 150-200 IP Counsel, Heads of IP Depts, Patent Managers, Trademark Managers, Risk & Compliance Professionals, Patent Agents, IP Law firm Partners, IP Tech Professionals and Service Providers. Each lawyer participant attends the event because he/she has some operational challenges to resolve such as IP. Patent. Trademark. Risk. Security. GDPR. CCPA. Compliance. Data Privacy. Artificial Intelligence. Legal Technology. Automation. Machine Learning. Litigation. E-discovery (This list of challenges is only indicative, not exhaustive). In order to find the solutions, they not only need the learning & education but also the meetings with the right service providers. Our event helps them with both.

Conference

EVENT HIGHLIGHTS

  • 150 - 200 IP Counsel and Law Firm Partners

  • 15+ Exhibitors

  • 30+ Speakers

  • 10+ Bar Associations & Media Partners 

  • Keynote Addresses

  • Exclusive Case Study Presentations

  • Round Table Discussions

  • Business Dialogues

  • Qualified Business Lead

  • C Level Invitations Only

  • Unique Networking Opportunities

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KEY SPEAKERS

Desk

AGENDA

(09:00 AM – 05:30 PM PST) 

* Program is subject to change without notice

09:00 AM – Onwards
Conference Registration
 


  • •    Networking Tea with Speakers & Delegates

  • •    Informal Networking with Exhibitors

Introduction & Peer Networking | 09:15 AM – 09:30 AM

 

  • •    Event Introduction: Get to know the daylong exciting networking & learning opportunities
    •    One-on-One Introduction: Let the industry know you and your expertise

Morning Keynote Address 1 | 09:30 AM – 10:00 AM

Redefine Intellectual Property (IP) & Trademarks With Artificial Intelligence

Artificial intelligence is reshaping our society at a gathering pace, both in obvious and not-so obvious ways. IP experts examine the relationship between intellectual property and artificial intelligence from a number of angles, discussing topics including:


  • •    Generating and protecting IP systems

  • •    The intersection of Artificial Intelligence, Covid-19, and copyright

  • •    Protecting the output of AI

  • •    Infringement

  • •    IP issues in AI projects

  • •    Future issues

  • •    Trademark Law playing catch-up with Artificial Intelligence?

Morning Keynote Address 2 | 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM

Patent Portfolio Management, Monetization, and Transactions: Key Considerations


  • •    Key considerations for companies in 2022 and beyond

  • •    Current patent portfolio monetization trends

  • •    Business, legal and other considerations

  • •    Best patent valuation practices

  • •    Impact of recent regulatory developments

  • •    E-Discovery in patent litigation

Morning Keynote Address 3 | 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM

IP: Protecting Your Brand Through Trademarks

Brand protection and Intellectual Property protection are critical concerns for long-term corporate growth and survival in today’s competitive, global marketplace. Failure to develop a wide-ranging strategy to protect intellectual property and brands can cost a company millions of dollars, lost competitive advantages and, ultimately, its ability to compete.


  • •    Why you should be shouting about your brand protection strategy?

  • •    Key advantages to IP & Trademark brand protection solutions 

  • •    Leveraging intelligent process automation for brand protection

  • •    Monitor against intellectual property infringement 

  • •    Enforce IP rights- detection and enforcement strategies

11:00 AM – 11:20 AM | Exclusive Case Study Presentation

 

Informal Networking | 11:20 AM – 11:50 AM


  • ●    Networking Tea with Speakers & Delegates

  • ●    Informal Networking with Exhibitors

11:50 AM – 12:30 PM | Industry Leadership Session

GDPR & CCPA Compliance: USA IP & Trademark Counsel Perspective


  • •    Latest UK/Europe & global privacy frameworks, including the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)

  • •    Why the “GDPR & CCPA” is the most important change in Privacy Regulation in 20 years?

  • •    IP risks and confidentiality issues in dealing with overseas service providers

  • •    How to develop a method for measuring success?

  • •    How do IP risk assessments differ?

  • •    How are the IP departments complying with the GDPR & CCPA law?

12:30 PM – 12:50 PM | Exclusive Case Study Presentation

 

12:50 PM – 01:30 PM | Industry Leadership Session

How Machine Learning & Automation Will Keep Track of Competitors in a Revolving Patent Landscape

Running a successful organization is not an easy task. There are multitudes of goals to track, competitors to beat and a product line to build and protect to survive in the cut-throat race. During those times, a patent portfolio is the best weapon for an organization that can act both as a shield and sword when the need arises. Update your IP strategy and learn how to rapidly navigate the competitive landscape with the latest technologies and strategies available to Chief IP and Patent Counsels-


  • •    The latest advancements in data and analytics for IP management

  • •    How to unlock potential of your patent portfolio?

  • •    Keeping track of developments in real time with machine learning and automation

  • •    What AI means for the future of patent search?

  • •    Overcoming IP management challenges in view of digitalization

  • •    How machine learning techniques help register and protect logo marks

Informal Networking | 01:30 PM – 02:20 PM

  • •    Networking Lunch with Speakers & Delegates
    •    Informal Networking with Exhibitors

02:20 PM – 02:40 PM | Exclusive Case Study Presentation

 

02:40 PM – 03:20 PM | Industry Leadership Session

Maximizing Intellectual Property and Intangible Assets

 

Intellectual Property assets are increasingly important for many different businesses and may influence the value of a company. With the ability to increase the attractiveness of your business to potential purchasers and investors, Intellectual Property is one of the assets that becomes especially important when its value may capitalize possible commercial transactions.​

The questions are-

  • •    How and when should you evaluate your Intellectual Property assets?

  • •    Do you know how much your Intellectual Property assets are worth?

  • •    IP policies on acquisition, exploitation, monitoring and enforcement

  • •    What are the advantages of IP assets valuations?

03:20 PM – 03:40 PM | Exclusive Case Study Presentation

 

03:40 PM – 05:10 PM | Leadership Round Table Discussion & Idea Exchange


This session is an opportunity for you to share feedback with peers regarding challenges you face that were not addressed in other conference sessions. Participate in discussions around hot topics and burning issues with your colleagues that are unique to the IP environment. Peers gladly share ideas, strategies and best practices to assist you in addressing difficulties. You may be surprised that you have an idea to share that will be of great value to another attendee. Take back to your office insightful tips to reduce risk or increase efficiency in a process or procedure within your firm that you didn't think needed improvement.

During the Idea Exchange, we plan to discuss the topics below. Please feel free to bring additional topics if you don't see a topic that you would like to discuss.

Discussion Topic & Details-

Staying Ahead: Global Intellectual Property, Patent & Trademark Strategy in an Evolving World

  • •    Reducing the injunction gap - improvement of proportionality in USA patent litigation

  • •    COVID-19 & IP crime: learning from the pandemic

  • •    Intellectual property, innovation, access and Covid-19

  • •    Why Patents and Pandemics don’t — or shouldn’t — mix

  • •    Navigating a complex licensing environment

  • •    Monetising IP assets and making them work for your business

  • •    How are the IP departments complying with the GDPR & CCPA law?

  • •    Is your firm already using AI? Does this use meet the recently adopted NAIC principals?

  • •    Third-Party Vendors for Trademark Clearance Searches

  • •    How do you decide whether to outsource and has this year provided an incentive to outsource more services to reduce overhead?

  • •    How is your firm setting and enforcing policies for protecting IP in remote-based work settings?

  • •    What due diligence is done on inventors, developers and others associated with the client who may not be the client?

  • •    Artificial intelligence in the trademark world

Informal Networking | 05:10 PM – 05:25 PM


  • ●    Networking Tea with Speakers & Delegates

  • ●    Informal Networking with Exhibitors

05:25 PM – 05:30 PM

Thank You Note & Closing Remarks

Thank you note in the presence of all speakers, sponsors & global delegates who made this event happen with their undaunting support and participation.

*There can be a slight change in the time provided in the agenda above

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