Conferences

Program 2019

Speakers 2019

Opening Keynote

Building an Innovative Europe

TRACK I PATENT

9:30 AM – 10:20 AM

The Future of Patent

10:20 AM – 11:10 AM

Patent Pools & Standards : Winning the Platform War

Pierre Gendraud

Industrial Property Director PSA Group

11:30 AM – 12:20 PM

Patent Challenges in the Pharma Industry

Corinna Sunderman

Senior Vice President Intellectual Property Management Fresenius Kabi

2:30 PM – 3:20 PM

Trade Secret or Patent : Choosing or Combining ?

3:20 PM – 4:10 PM

Patent Litigation: Managing Cross-Border Litigation & Battlefields

Jean-Rémi Butruille

IP Director Constellium

4:10 PM – 5:00 PM

Patent Strategies in the EU

Stephan Wolke

Head of Intellectual Property Thyssenkrupp IP

TRACK II TRADEMARK

9:30 AM – 10:20 AM

Brand Protection in the Digital Era: Solutions, Online Protection etc…

Helen Saunders

COO Incopro

10:20 AM – 11:10 AM

The Design Law Landscape: Evolution, Limits & Perspectives

Aurelie Roux

Head of IP Law-Group Legal Faurecia

11:30 AM – 12:20 PM

Bulding a Custom-Made Trademark Strategy for Major Markets: Defence in the EU v/s Defence in the BRICS

David Modzeleski

Senior Vice President, IP and Litigation Discovery

Andrew Bradshaw

Director Asian Coalition Against Counterfeiting and Piracy

2:30 PM – 3:20 PM

Geo-Branding in the Retail Market and in the Digital Sphere

Nathalie Chasques

Global Brand Protection Director Moët Hennessy & Chandon

3:20 PM – 4:10 PM

Blockchain, Design &IP: A Revolutionary Alliance

Vincent Fauchoux

Partner,Deprez Guignot Associés & Co-Founder BlockchainyourIP

4:10 PM – 5:00 PM

Trademark Litigation: New Strategies to Fight Counterfeiting

TRACK III DATA PROTECTION/IT

09:30 AM – 10:20 AM

The DPO: The New Standard for Data Protection

10:20 AM – 11:10 AM

GDPR: How it can Impact Your Business ?

Frédéric Dumont

Partner Deprez Guignot Associés

Tim Hirsch

Vice President Legal & General Counsel                                                                                                                                                        Gwynnie Bee

11:30 AM – 12:20 PM

New Technologies: Opportunities and Challenges in Contract Management

2:30 PM – 3:20 PM

Patent Licensing Strategies: Shape your Industry

Andreas Iwerback

Direcot IP Intelligence Husqvarna Group

3:20 PM – 4:10 PM

Trademark Licensing: Bargaining Power Before and After the Deal

3:20 PM – 4:10 PM

Transactions and Licensing Deals: Getting the Best from your IPIT Assets

Mary Canter

Associate General Counsel                                                                                                                                                                        AccuWeather

Speakers 2018

Opening Keynote

Recent developments at the EPO

Niclas Morey

Principal Director, Principal Director User Support and Quality Management European Patent Office

TRACK I PATENT

9:30 AM – 10:20 AM

Innovation Centric Organization: the View from R&D Department, Inventors and IP Defenders

Sonia Cooper

Senior Patent Attorney IP Policy and Strategy Microsoft

Jean-Rémi Butruille

Head of IP Constellium

Olivier Laborde

Author of “Innover ou disparaître”

Roya Ghafele

Director Oxfirst

10:20 AM – 11:10 AM

The New Frame of Patent Eligibility

Corinna Sundermann

Senior Vice President Intellectual Property Management-Patent Department Fresenius Kabi

Max Brunner

Delegation to European and International Affairs (JUB) Ministry of Justice, General Secretariat

Robert Alderson

Partner Jacobacci

Bastian July

Founder & CEO GoodIP

11:30 AM – 12:20 PM

The IP Directors View: Building a Different Relationship with IP Agents

Karine Crepin

Associate Vice-President, Global Head, Biologics Patents Sanofi

Liudmila Pakhomova

Deputy CEO, Chief Legal Officer United Wagon Company

Matthew Hitching

Head of the European IP Group Canon

Anna Orlova

Deputy CEO, Scientific and Technical Development United Wagon Company

Laurence Douysset

Head of IP department St Gobain

Yury Kuznetsov

Partner, Head of Patent Practice Gorodissky

2:30 PM – 3:20 PM

Trade Secret vs. Patent: Dilemma & Solution

Jean-Marc Brunel

Head of IP Safran

Claire Le Floch

Group Head of IP Atos

Anne-Sophie Schaefer

Head of IP Arkema France

3:20 PM – 4:10 PM

Patent Pools & Standards: Winning the Platform War

Alfred Chaouat

Senior Vice President Licensing Technicolor

Mathew Heim

Vice President Government Affairs & Counsel Qualcomm

Olivier Gicquel

Head of Intellectual Property Airbus Group

John Sideris

Principal Licensing Counsel Philips

4:10 PM – 5:00 PM

Patent Litigation: from Domestic Battle to Continental War

Anubhav Kapoor

General Counsel TATA Group

Pierre Gendraud

Industrial Property Director PSA Group

Antonella Carminatti

Partner BMA – Barbosa, Müssnich, Aragão

Maximin Gourcy

Intellectual Property Manager DS Smith – Plastics Division

TRACK II TRADEMARK

9:30 AM – 10:20 AM

Chief Marketing Officer & Chief Trademark: Building a Bounding Relationship

Fidel Porcuna de la Rosa

Head of Trademarks Life Science & Performance Materials Merck

Leonora Hoicka

Chief Trademark Counsel IBM

Fabio Riva

Global Head of IP & Marketing Legal Counsel AB Inbev

Wendy Pang

General Counsel, Intellectual Property & Media Danone

10:20 AM – 11:10 AM

Adoption of the EU Trademark Reform and Implications in Practice

David Llewellyn

Principal Trademark Counsel ARM

Philippe Cadre

Chief Operating Officer INPI

Céline Eyers

General Counsel Icewatch

11:30 AM – 12:20 PM

Brand Protection in the Digital Era: Best practices and Strategies

Mathieu Prot

Brand Protection Director Pernod Ricard

Sandro Chiesura

Senior Legal Counsel – Intellectual Property – Global Rights Owner Manager eBay Corporate Services GmbH

Arianna Lacomelli

Brand Protection Specialist Furla

Jennifer Chung

Assistant General Counsel Time Inc

Matthieu Aubert

General Counsel SafeBrands

2:30 PM – 3:20 PM

Geo-Branding: the Global Interplay between Geographical Indications and Trademarks

Michel-Paul Escande

Partner Escande Avocats

3:20 PM – 4:10 PM

IP, Design & Blockchain

Gilles Cadignan

CEO Woleet

William Fauchoux

CEO BlockchainyourIP

Vincent Fauchoux

Partner,Deprez Guignot Associés & Co-Founder BlockchainyourIP

4:10 PM – 5:00 PM

Counterfeiting & Trademark Litigation

Maud Robert

Trademark & Counterfeit Director Galderma

Nathalie Ruffin

Global Intellectual Property – Trademarks Ferring Pharmaceuticals

Delphine Sarfati-Sobreira

Director General UNIFAB

Michel-Paul Escande

Partner Escande Avocats

TRACK III DATA PROTECTION/IT

10:20 AM – 11:10 AM

Decoding the Data Protection Reform

Lionel De Souza

Chief Privacy Officer Atos

Anne Fontanille

Legal Counsel CNIL

Frédéric Dumont

Partner Deprez Guignot Associés

11:30 AM – 12:20 PM

Hot Topics: Cybersecurity, Big Data and AI

Joseph Sommer

VP, Intellectual Property AT&T

Leopold Larios de Pina

Head of Group Risk Mazars

Rupert Spiegelberg

CEO IDNOW

2:30 PM – 3:20 PM

Protecting Software, Internet and Database

3:20 PM – 4:10 PM

IPIT Transaction and Licensing Deals: Getting the Best of your IPIT Assets

Florence Bigot

Associate General Counsel Capgemini

Carla Van Steenbergen

Legal Counsel Materialise

Lee Pham

Intellectual Property Law & Strategy, counsel American Express

TRACK II TRADEMARK

9:30 AM – 10:20 AM

Chief Marketing Officer & Chief Trademark: Building a Bounding Relationship

Fidel Porcuna de la Rosa

Head of Trademarks Life Science & Performance Materials Merck

Leonora Hoicka

Chief Trademark Counsel IBM

Fabio Riva

Global Head of IP & Marketing Legal Counsel AB Inbev

Wendy Pang

General Counsel, Intellectual Property & Media Danone

10:20 AM – 11:10 AM

Adoption of the EU Trademark Reform and Implications in Practice

David Llewellyn

Principal Trademark Counsel ARM

Philippe Cadre

Chief Operating Officer INPI

Céline Eyers

General Counsel Icewatch

11:30 AM – 12:20 PM

Brand Protection in the Digital Era: Best practices and Strategies

Mathieu Prot

Brand Protection Director Pernod Ricard

Sandro Chiesura

Senior Legal Counsel – Intellectual Property – Global Rights Owner Manager eBay Corporate Services GmbH

Arianna Lacomelli

Brand Protection Specialist Furla

Jennifer Chung

Assistant General Counsel Time Inc

Matthieu Aubert

General Counsel SafeBrands

2:30 PM – 3:20 PM

Geo-Branding: the Global Interplay between Geographical Indications and Trademarks

Michel-Paul Escande

Partner Escande Avocats

3:20 PM – 4:10 PM

IP, Design & Blockchain

Gilles Cadignan

CEO Woleet

William Fauchoux

CEO BlockchainyourIP

Vincent Fauchoux

Partner,Deprez Guignot Associés & Co-Founder BlockchainyourIP

4:10 PM – 5:00 PM

Counterfeiting & Trademark Litigation

Maud Robert

Trademark & Counterfeit Director Galderma

Nathalie Ruffin

Global Intellectual Property – Trademarks Ferring Pharmaceuticals

Delphine Sarfati-Sobreira

Director General UNIFAB

Michel-Paul Escande

Partner Escande Avocats