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Dublin IP and R&D Summit 2.0

12th May 2020, The Convention Centre Dublin

About the event

The Dublin IP and R&D Summit is a 1 day interactive IP and R&D conference and expo consisting of two streams of discussions on Intellectual Property and Research and Development looking at the most contemporary trends in the world of innovation. The streams share a common networking and exhibition space where innovation professionals will interact and exchange experiences across these two interconnected verticals in the economy of innovation.

After a successful event in July 2019 under the auspices of our headline partner Enterprise Ireland, we are proud to be able to bring the event for the 2nd year running to you on the 12th of May 2020 at the Convention Centre Dublin! Request a copy of the 2019 Executive report to find out more.

Why attend?


  • Meet and network with decision-makers representing emerging tech firms, SME's and Big corporates

  • Introduce your latest products & services to a carefully selected audience of IP owners

  • Strengthen existing partnerships

  • Win new business

  • Explore the uncharted territories of IP in Emerging technologies

  • Claim CPD points

Who attends?

  • CEOs
  • CTOs

  • Founders and Managing Directors

  • Inventors

  • Heads/Directors of R&D

  • R&D Managers

  • Heads of IP

  • In-house legal counsels

  • Heads and Directors of Innovation

Industries covered

  • A.I. & Advanced Machine Learning

  • Virtual & Augmented Reality

  • Conversational Systems

  • Telecommunications

  • Automation and Data Analytics

  • Blockchain & Distributed Ledger Technology

  • Drones

  • 3D Printing

  • Autonomous Transportation

  • Life Science and Technology

  • Biotechnology and Pharmaceuticals

  • Software and Gaming

  • Cloud Computing

Some of the topics that will be discussed include:

From a Pawn to a King using IP! - Why IP strategy is key in taking your business to the next level

A Sea of Thieves - Best practices in shielding your hard and soft IP

When Talk isn’t Cheap - The importance of dialogue and practices between R&D & IP teams


A world of borrowed Ideas - Maximise your portfolio through licensing

We Couldn’t Miss the Hype -  IP & Artificial Intelligence

Seizing opportunities in a time of turmoil  IP in a post BREXIT reality


Conference Chair

Joe Doyle

IP Manager - Enterprise Ireland 

We are very pleased to be welcoming back Joe Doyle in 2020 as Conference Chair!

Joe works as Intellectual Property Manager with Enterprise Ireland, promoting the integration of IP strategy and business strategy in EI client companies. Enterprise Ireland is the government organisation responsible for the development and growth of Irish enterprises in world markets. They work in partnership with Irish enterprises to help them start, grow, innovate and win export sales in global markets. In this way, they support sustainable economic growth, regional development and secure employment with a membership base of circa 3,500 organisations from various industries and sizes.

The Speakers

Richie Paul

VP Intellectual Property Operation Alkermes

William Irwin

Assistant General Counsel - Legal Director


Greg Chew

Founder & CEO

QPQ Limited

Pablo Iglesias

Legal Director

Kellogg Company

Dr. Joern Radloff

Head Counsel Music Licensing / Corporate Development.

ByteDance (TikTok)

Donal O'Sullivan



Manny W. Schecter

Chief Patent Counsel


Sandro Chiesura

Senior Legal Counsel



"Great to attend the Dublin IP and R&D Summit #DublinIPS today in Dublin's Convention Centre @TheCCD, in association with @Entirl @CosmonautsIP #ip

"Delighted to attend the inaugural #DublinIPS Dublin IP & R&D Summit @EI_Innovation and showcase our Diploma in Tech & IP Law to SMEs and start-ups @LawSocIreland"

"Enjoying our day at the Dublin IP and R&D summit! #DublinIPS"

Enterprise Ireland proudly sponsor the @CosmonautsLtd IP and R&D Summit. Interesting speakers from leading businesses in Ireland share their knowledge and IP experience! Very fascinating insights shared today #DublinIPS

2019 Testimonials

Get Involved

The Dublin IP and R&D Summit is an ideal platform for anyone looking to engage with IP owners from medium-sized enterprises, IP and R&D teams from big corporates.


The event will also host private practice law firms and IP innovators and service providers.


For more info and brochure, please drop us an enquiry and we will be in touch shortly.