The Global IP Exchange UK brings together only the most senior IP professionals in the industry to explore the biggest challenges you are facing right now. We will help you drive your IP strategy forward with an exciting mix of interactive sessions and case studies from top UK brands with impressive patent portfolios. There will be plentiful opportunity to network with your peers and exchange experiences and advice that will provide you with essential guidance for future ventures.
An Exchange is made up of innovative learning and networking opportunities that keep even the most senior business leaders engaged.The Exchange is an intimate environment that creates connections which become long-term partnerships. You will experience inspiring keynote addresses, in-depth case studies, structured networking and interactive discussion groups (our signature Think Tanks and BrainWeaves). The consultative one-to-one business meetings between attendees and solution providers are carefully scheduled throughout the Exchange to meet your specific business needs.
Access to the Exchange is limited. Exchange delegates and sponsors are handpicked based on their ability to contribute at a strategic level, creating the ideal environment for idea generation. The Global IP Exchange UK is capped at 60 Heads of IP and Chief IP Officers creating the optimal value of your time, peers, business meetings, and speaker events. You can expect only the cream of the crop to be in attendance.
A true peer-to-peer environment means that the executives taking the stage and those in attendance are of the same seniority level. The Global IP Exchange UK brings together a unique group of the most active customer insight & analytics executives in the world today as they not only work to execute today’s plan but also develop the strategy for tomorrow.
2018 Speaker Panel
Director IP & Ventures
Head of Intellectual Property & Services
thyssenkrupp Intellectual Property GmbH
Head of IP
Intellectual Property Rights Technical Lead
Head of Intellectual Property
Director of IP
Head of IP
Head of Intellectual Property Exploitation
Arbitrator and Mediator
Head of IP
Intellectual Property Specialist
Head of Intellectual Property, Patents Counsel and Managing Director
Lead IP Counsel Watson Internet of Things and IBM Mobile
Head of IP
Senior Product Counsel
The world’s leading networking and benchmarking IP event
Never Before Seen
- Executive Attendance only
- Industry's Leading Solution Providers
- Inspiring Speakers and Thought Leaders
Expand your knowledge
- Select from visionary case studies, facilitated roundtables, in-depth master classes and dialogue-driven Brainweaves
- Forge new relationships with in-house IP Executives of the highest credentials
- Meet solution providers with the most cutting edge technologies in the Ignite Challenge Presentations
- Maximize your time out of the office by customizing your own itinerary
- 5-Star resort venue
- Dedicated Exchange Operations Manager
Highlights from the 2017 Exchange
What past attendees have to say about the Global IP Exchange
"Interesting talks with great opportunities to meet people."Swisscom AG, Deputy Head of Patents
"The Best Ever!"TRW Automotive GmbH, Senior Counsel IP & Licensing
"The 2016 Global IP Exchange was a great event: fantastic networking opportunities, interesting speakers and discussion topics, and a great set of service providers. Definitely one to come to again."SwiftKey, Head of IP
"Good opportunity to meet and talk to others in the same role as me in many kinds of organisation, big and small."Canon, Head of European IP Group
"The 2016 Exchange provided an excellent opportunity to hear about other Companies challenges and solutions and meet efficiently and informally with tool/solution vendors."Vodafone, IPR Consultant
"Very informative and a great networking opportunity to hear issues others are facing."Williams Grand Prix Engineering Ltd, IP Manager
"A unique opportunity to meet my peers in diverse fields, learn some tips not directly related to my work, and unusually be able to talk at length with patent attorneys without being billed for their time. (!)"Aquatron Robotic Technology, IP Manager, R&D
"Excellent as always. A great way of interacting with peers and selected suppliers. Provided me with greater insight into the UPC and Unified Patent, as well as insight into managing online IP."Promethean, Head of Intellectual Property
"It was a spectacular event and indeed was a success for us. We really appreciate that you offered us such a great opportunity to meet the delegates interested in Chinese IP protection."China-Pat Intellectual Property Office, Patent Attorney
"Very well organised and excellent opportunities for networking."HGF Law LLP, Partner
"Great event, with a strong collection of senior level, decision making delegates."Evalueserve, Senior Relationship Manager
"Good event for networking where many of the participants were decision makers."i-Corporate Risk Consultants Ltd., Managing Director
"An enjoyable and well-organised event."Oxera Consulting LLP, Partner
"One of the best IP conferences for networking opportunities, keeping up-to-date, and learning about service providers."SwiftKey, Head of IP
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