CONFERENCE & EXHIBITION AGENDA

Day One | TECH FOR IP DAY | 20th Sep 2022

08:00 - 09:00

Registration and Breakfast

09:00 - 09:05

Chair’s Opening Remarks

  • Neil Crabb, Chief Executive Officer, Frontier IP Group plc

09:05 - 09:25

We Are All Cyborgs Now –  Or : How I learned to stop worrying and love legal tech.

  • Don McCombie, Partner, Clifford Chance LLP  

09:25 - 10:10

Like a Kid in Candy Shop - Where to start and how to identify the right tools for your IP team.

 

  • Charles Clark, Founder, IP Arkitek  

  • Triona Desmond, Legal Director, Pinsent Masons

  • Mark Daniels,  Partner and Head of Business Services,  Browne Jacobson LLP

  • Richard Vary, Partner, Bird & Bird

10:10 - 10:25

It’s Not Magic Anymore - A deep dive into AI based patent monitoring.

  • Dr. Michael Natterer, Managing Director, Dennemeyer Octimine

                                                                Managing Director, Dennemeyer Innovation

10:25 - 11:20

Break and Product Demonstration by LexisNexis Intellectual Property Solutions

Microplastics: Using Patent Analytics to Look at Top Contributors to Reversing the Problem

  • Richard Gynn, Pre Sales Engineer, LexisNexis Intellectual Property Solutions

11:20 - 12:15

Mr Nosy & Little Miss Curious - How tech can deliver quality prior art and competitor analysis to IP and R&D teams.

  • Tom Carver, Partner in the Intellectual Property team, White & Black

  • Dr. Adrian Bradley, Partner, Cleveland Scott York

  • Dr. Claudia M. Duffy, CPO & Co-founder, Alta IP

                                                              EPA & Founder, Innovare IP

  • Hayden Munt, Product Go To Market Lead, PatSnap
  • Dr. Ian Bryan, Director & Senior IP Counsel, Assimilate IP

  • Linus Wretblad, Founder & CEO , IPscreener

12:15 - 12:30

Communicating Patent Risk to the C-suite - Aligning Corporate and IP strategy.
 

  • Kacper Gorski, Head of Risk Solutions, Cipher

12:30 - 13:30

Networking Lunch 

13:30 - 14:10

Winners Don’t Make Excuses - What does it take for an IP team to overcome the challenges related to tech adoption?
 

  • Dr. Rachel Free, Partner, CMS

  • Loren R. Hulse, Partner/Attorney, Holland & Hart LLP

  • Joshua Little, Partner – IP Lawyer, Marriott Harrison

  • Kevin Fournier, Director, Kevin J Fournier Intellectual Property Legal Services Ltd

14:10 - 14:25

Semantic Search - The future of prior art search.
 

  • James Stonehill, Co-Founder, NLPatent

14:25 - 15:25

Break and Product Demonstration by IPscreener

Using AI to Get Instant Insights on the Innovation Landscape For New Ideas.

  • Linus Wretblad, Founder and CEO, IPscreener

15:25 - 16:05

It’s Not Bragging if It’s True - How digitising your IP management or your IP services can lower your costs and increase value.
 

  • Maya Kanter, Head of IP, Amdocs

  • Samantha Oakley, Consultant Solicitor, Healys

  • Maria Nilova, Managing Director/Owner, PATENTICA

  • Anthony Coleman, Assistant Director - Deloitte IP Advisory, Deloitte LLP

16:05 - 16:50

Round Table Discussions    

16:50 - 16:55

Chair’s Closing Remarks

  • Neil Crabb, Chief Executive Officer, Frontier IP Group plc

16:55 - 18:25

Drinks Reception

Day Two | IP MANAGEMENT DAY | 21st Sep 2022

08:00 - 09:00

Registration and Breakfast

09:00 - 09:05

Chair’s Opening Remarks
 

  • Clio Davies, Senior Director, IP & Legal Operations Consulting, Sparks IP, an Epiq Company

09:05 - 09:25

An Overview of Nokia Technologies’ IP Licensing Business.

  • Daniel Hermele, Director and Lead Counsel, Nokia  

09:25 - 10:10

Beyond the Hype - How the IP community should prepare to service the uncharted territories of Web3.0/Metaverse/Blockchain/NFTs.
 

  • Bartholomew DiVita, Head of Intellectual Property, London Stock Exchange Group

  • Mark Nichols, Senior Associate - IP Solicitor, Potter Clarkson LLP

  • Dr. Alastair Barrow, CEO, Generic Robotics

  • Nina Jane Patel, Co-founder, Director of Metaverse Research, Kabuni

  • Richard Nugent, Business Consultant, Mathys & Squire Consulting

10:10 - 10:25

You Never Followed Up.
 

  • Timo Karakashev, CEO, Pekama

10:25 - 11:20

Coffee and Networking Break

11:20 - 12:05

The Most Valuable Things in Life are Intangible - IP in M&A.
 

  • Chaturika Colas Rajapaksha, Senior Legal Counsel, ArcelorMittal

  • Aideen Burke, Partner - Head of Intellectual Property, Technology, Media and Data Privacy, LK Shields

  • Jimmy Ahlberg, Director Open Source Policy, Ericsson

  • Dr. Stephan Wolke,Head of IP & Services, thyssenkrupp Intellectual Property GmbH

12:05 - 12:35

Patent Litigation Pitfalls and Trade Secret Protection as a Possible New Alternative.

  • Barry Golob, Co-Chair, Intellectual Property Litigation, Cozen O’Connor

  • James Gale, Co-Chair, Intellectual Property Litigation, Cozen O’Connor

12:35 - 13:35

Networking Lunch 

13:35 - 14:20

Do What You Do Best and Outsource the Rest - Best practices for outsourcing IP workflows and administration. Does it really work?
 

  • Maya Kanter, Head of IP, Amdocs

  • Dr. Ilija Pjanovic, Global IP Senior Director, Nexperia

  • Eva Scheel, Legal Counsel IP, FrieslandCampina

  • Vijita Verma, Senior Corporate Counsel, Infosys Ltd

  • Anne McAleer, IP and Innovation Manager, Paragraf

  • Timo Karakashev, CEO, Pekama

14:20 - 14:35

Perspectives on IP Partnerships and Deal Drivers.

  • Grant Moss, Founder & President, Adapt IP Ventures

  • Simon Portman, Head of Corporate Intellectual Property, Marks & Clerk

14:35 - 15:35

Coffee and Networking Break

15:35 - 16:20

What Goes Around Comes Around - Evolution of IP Licensing in Post-Pandemic Times; What Works, What Doesn't and What's next?
 

  • Jon Hall, Head of Licensing, ICE Services

  • James Frostick, Head of Licensing, Buma/Stemra

  • Pascal Dalton, Head of Partnerships, SVP Licensing

  • Bruce Girvan, Director IP and Licensing, Impression Technologies Ltd.

  • David Goodfellow, Vice President, Chief IP Counsel, Aptiv

16:20 - 17:20

Round Table Discussions

17:20 - 17:25

Chair's Closing Remarks
 

  • Clio Davies, Senior Director, IP & Legal Operations Consulting, Sparks IP, an Epiq Company

17:25 - 18:25

Drinks Reception