Innovation & IP

Forum and Awards


The Innovation & IP Forum and Awards is dedicated to challenges and opportunities worldwide in patent, trademark, IT, IP litigation and other related rights.

Kick off the New Year in great company by being part of this unique one-day event, gathering 400+ international key players from the world of innovation, including general counsel, IP directors, chief innovation officers, R&D directors and directors of strategy.


One-to-One Meetings

  • Enhance your international referral network and build new alliances.
  • Pre-schedule meetings with those who matter most to you.
  • Meet your peers from around the world.

Conferences Expert Insights

  • Attend the conferences and debate the latest IP trends with key leaders.
  • 60 international experts share their experience and insights on three main tracks running simultaneously.
    – Track I: Patent
    – Track II: Trademark
    – Track III: Data Protection / IT

Awards Ceremony

  • A seated networking lunch will be followed by a ceremony, awarding the best IP directors and a cocktail reception will end the day with the best IP advisors awards.
  • 80 high-profile jury members will elect the best players in more than 15 categories.
  • 400 attendees, opportunities to meet the best players and share views on the IP future.

Key Figures

Decision makers

International speakers

Prestigious awards ceremonies

Jury members

Last confirmed speakers

Jean-Rémi Butruille

IP Director

Stephan Wolke

Head of IP
Thyssenkrupp IP

Suzanne Oliver

Senior Director, Patents and Trademarks

Yann Dietrich

Senior Patent licensing executive & IP counsel
France Brevets



Andrew Bradshaw


Asian Coalition Against Counterfeiting and Piracy

Helen Saunders



Nathalie Chasques

Global Brand Protection Director

Moët Hennessy & Chandon

David Modzeleski

Senior Vice President, IP and Litigation

Vincent Fauchoux

Partner,Deprez Guignot Associés & Co-Founder

Tim Hirsch

Vice President Legal & General Counsel                                                                                                                                                        Gwynnie Bee

Pierre Gendraud

IP Director

PSA Group

The Innovation & IP Forum and Awards
is a Leaders League event

15, avenue de la Grande Armée
75116 Paris, France
Phone: +33 (0)1 45 02 25 00
Fax: +33 (0)1 43 92 93 95

Melissa Perie – Head of the Innovation & IP Forum & Awards :

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