London IP Week 4.0 - October 2020

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Conference Agenda

08:00 - 09:00 Registration and Networking Breakfast

 

09:00 - 09:10 Chairman's Opening Remarks

Joe Doyle, IP Manager, Enterprise Ireland

 

09:10-09:25 Keynote Speech: From Black Death to Big Data – The inevitable rise of the Intangible Economy

Joe Doyle, IP Manager, Enterprise Ireland

 

09:25-10:10 Deciphering IP - The importance of IP in fast-growing companies.

- Where to start - patents, trademarks, copyright and design

- IP licensing for business development

- Intangible Assets: Value Drivers for Competitive Advantage and Economic

Development

 

Panel chair: Raymond J. Hegarty, Chief IP Officer, Everseen

 

Jari Pallari, Research and Development Director, Firefly Orthoses

Joe Hogan, Founder & CTO, Openet

Paul Sweeney, EVP Product, Webio

Richard Gillespie, Founder, Inventorship

 

10:10-10:25 Patenting AI: from the EPO to the US and Japan

Howard Read, Senior Associate, Appleyard Lees IP LLP

10:25-10:55 Coffee and Tea Networking Break

 

10:55-11:45 The importance of IP in scaling strategies and rising investments

- Global vs Local Strategy in IP Protection

- How do SMEs protect their IP?

- What is my exposure?

- Market, timing and costs

 

Panel chair: Breda Moore, Technical Director, T.E. Laboratories

 

Peter Corcoran, CEO, MBio

David Townley, Co-Founder and CTO, Neurent Medical

Shourjya Sanyal, CEO, Think Biosolution

Patrick J Byrnes, Research and Development, Croom Precision Medical

 

11:45-12:00 Tech for IP Strategy

Zeev Fisher, CEO, Pekama

 

12:00-12:45 Money talks - IP valuation models and IP as an asset class

- Product sales vs licensing

- Investor economics

- IP as revenue and investment generator

 

Panel chair: Patrick Breslin, Founder & Principal, BRESLIN CONSULTING LLC

 

Donal O’Sullivan, CEO, Nutribio

Naoise Gaffney, Head of Patent Development, Intellectual Ventures

 

12:45-13:45 Networking Lunch

13:45-14:45 SMEs - what to patent, what not to patent?

- Patent strategy vs market strategy

- Trade-secrets & know-how as an alternative to patents

- AI and Blockchain for Future IP Strategies

 

Panel chair: Margaret Hartnett, Director of Research, GBG plc

 

Greg Chew, Founder, QPQ

Raja Sharif, Founder and CEO, FarmaTrust

Sandrine Guillermin, IP Counsel, Transitions Optical

David Goodfellow, Senior Patent Attorney, Aptiv

 

14:45-15:00 Using IP to Grow your Business – Openet

Joe Hogan, Founder & CTO, Openet

 

15:00-15:45 Coffee and Tea Networking Break

 

15:45-16:30 Cross-functional integration of R&D and IP strategy - identifying the missing link

 

Panel chair: Yann Ménière, Chief Economist, EPO

 

Maheshwari Arun, Attorney, Aptiv Plc

Rosemary Kuperberg, Assistant General Counsel & DPO, ellucian®

 

16:30-16:45 Stand-alone presentation: The commercial role of IP in SMEs from a Norwegian perspective

Turid Buvik, Senior Advisor IPR, Division Entrepreneurs and startups, Innovation Norway

 

16:45-17:30 Coffee and tea networking break

 

17:30-18:15 IP in Ireland, Europe and The Rest of the World

- The rise of the intangible economy, challenges and opportunities presented (EI IP

Strategy Offer, Irish Knowledge Development Box and others)

 

Panel chair: Nathan Wajsman, Chief Economist, EUIPO

 

Iulia Siedschlag, Associate Research Professor, Head of Research Area Competitiveness, Trade and FDI, Economic and Social Research Institute, Dublin

Turid Buvik, Senior Advisor IPR, Division Entrepreneurs and startups, Innovation Norway

Joe Doyle, IP Manager, Enterprise Ireland

 

 

18:15 - 18:35 The “growth premium” from IP: a boost for SMEs

Nathan Wajsman, Chief Economist, EUIPO

Yann Ménière, Chief Economist, EPO

 

18:35-18:40 Closing Remarks

 

18:40-19:30 Drinks Reception

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