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IP SEMINAR 2018 @ AIRBUS
Intellectual Property Seminar @ Airbus
AudienceIP practitioners, Industry representatives, Law-firms and In-house counsels
We only select speakers who are recognised as the best worldwide experts with legal and practical expertise and knowledge. The format of the conference allows seasoned practitioners to share their know-how on the more recent IP trends.
Who will attend?
International speakers and delegates such as CEO, CFO, board members, in-house counsels, lawyers, judges, ministries, EU Commissioners and representatives from high-tech, internet, media, automotive, retail, life sciences, healthcare and luxury goods sectors e.g.
Deputy Head of Unit, Antitrust, DG Competitio
Brice Allibert holds a degree in engineering and a PhD in mathematics from the Ecole Polytechnique, in Paris. After a first position as a specialist of aircraft electromagnetics in the French Ministry of Defence, Brice joined the European Commission in 2000. He was first a case handler in the unit in charge of the control of state aid for R&D and to the energy sector. Brice joined antitrust in 2007, in the unit responsible for antitrust enforcement in IT, Internet and consumer microelectronics. He worked in particular on the Intel, Google (Shopping and Android) and Qualcomm cases. He was appointed deputy to the Head of Unit in 2015.
W. Mark Bielawski
Senior Intellectual Property Counsel
Mark has been Senior IP Counsel with Hexcel for over twenty years. Hexcel is a leading manufacturer of carbon fiber, honeycomb and other composite materials. In addition to growing Hexcel’s portfolio of patents, Mark works on cooperation, licensing, sales and other agreements.
Senior Legal Counsel, Intellectual Property,
Senior Legal Counsel at Airbus SAS, Toulouse/France; German and French qualified lawyer; legal practice area: brand management, trademarks and domain names, including prosecution and enforcement, licensing/merchandising; advertising and competition law; copyright law; IP contracts and advisory;15 years of IP experience as attorney in German and French IP law firms for clients in diverse industrial areas.
Senior Intellectual Property Counsel
Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
Laura is working as Senior IP counsel at Koninklijke Philips N.V. Before being in this role, she worked as Legal counsel within Philips Group Legal and for Koninklijke TenCate N.V. She started her career as an attorney-at-law in a Dutch law firm and covered all areas of IP law during het carreer. In her current role she focusses on soft IP matter with a strong focus on enforcement.
Anthony has worked as an IP professional for over seventeen years; leading business transformation projects, technology led process re-engineering and digital product teams. “It’s all about the using technology in the right way to improve the customer experience - What you really need to create great digital products is a combination of intellectual curiosity and empathy.”
Pauline Debré is a partner, heading the intellectual property practice of Linklaters in Paris. Her practice focuses primarily on national and cross border patent litigation, notably in the healthcare and telecommunications sectors. Pauline also has significant experience in complex IP disputes involving competition issues. Pauline is co-head of the patent and standards AIPPI Standing Committee and of the Patent Commission of the French group. She is listed in Chambers, in Who’s Who Legal Patent, and is ranked among the “Best lawyers” in IP in France.
Lead of Airbus Holographic Academy -Defence &
Fabien DUMON has a university background in computer science. In 1998, it enters to Schlumberger the R&D smart card team as a software developer. In 2001, he joined Airbus group (EADS Telecom at the time) at department PMR (Professional Mobile Radio) as a software developer. It integrates then the Studies and Innovating Concepts as a lead developer (2004) then technical manager (2008) on simulations and trainings projects in the entity EADS Defence & Security (become then Cassidian and finally Airbus Defence & Space). He specializes in new technologies and their use in training systems. Since 2015, he is responsible for the mixed reality activities in the Airbus Defence & Space Digital Incubator.
Sasha G. Rao
Maynard Cooper & Gale
Sasha Rao is Chair of Maynard Cooper & Gale's global Intellectual Property Practice. She is a seasoned intellectual property lawyer with an established record of success for some of the world's leading companies. Sasha regularly leads intellectual property and commercial litigation in the United States for her clients, including cases involving patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, unfair competition, and complex commercial disputes. Registered to practice in the US Patent and Trademark Of?ce, she represents clients in Patent Of?ce trials, including covered business method (CBM) and inter partes review (IPR) post-grant invalidity challenges available under the America Invents Act. Sasha also advises clients on corporate, transactional, policy and regulatory matters, including IP aspects of mergers and acquisitions. Sasha's enthusiasm for cutting-edge technologies has led to her being recognized as one of the leading practitioners in the emerging ?eld of autonomy and robotics systems, including autonomous vehicles, drones, and UAVs, urban air mobility, and connected and artificially intelligent systems.
Head of Intellectual Property Mgt / Ops Franc
Olivier is a UK Chartered Patent Attorney, European Patent Attorney and French Patent Attorney. He has built up extensive experience in all aspects of patent law. Olivier is a mechanical engineering and has worked both in corporate in-house departments with companies in the automobile industry (Aston Martin, Jaguar Cars limited, Land Rover in France and Peugeot Citroen in Paris) and in private practice in France (Cabinet Poupon) and in UK (Rouse& Co. Since 2009, Olivier is leading the French IP Department of Airbus. In 2017, in addition of his role Olivier is also in charge of the IP operations for the entirety of Airbus. Since 2014, Olivier is an assessor within the French mediation for inventors (CNIS). He is keen to share his experience with young entrepreneurs and sponsors IP classes organized by the French National Patent Office.
Head of Additive Manufacturing and 3D printin
UTC Aerospace Systems
Paula Hay is Executive Director for Additive Design and Manufacturing for UTC Aerospace Systems. Paula is responsible for advancing the use of additive across UTAS. During her 20 years with United Technologies Aerospace Systems, Paula has held positions of increasing responsibility in engineering, program management, business development, and operations. Before joining UTAS, Paula was a Captain in the Air Force working on launch vehicle programs. Paula holds a Bachelor’s degree in Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering from Purdue University as well as Master’s degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Technology Management, both from Rennselaer Polytechnic Institute.
Vice President of Patent Analytics
Chris has over 15 years of experience as a patent attorney specializing in U.S. and foreign patents in the electrical and mechanical fields, as well as for computer hardware and software inventions. As the co-creator of Patent Advisor, Chris has help bring transparency to the opaque patent prosecution process with never before available patent office analytics.
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Rob is the Head of Legal & Compliance at A^3 responsible for legal matters across all projects. Before becoming a lawyer, Rob held various positions as a plumber, a musician, an insurance agent, a world traveler (70 countries and counting), and an early startup employee and later executive. After graduating from NYU Law, he clerked for federal judge Kimberly Mueller, and did litigation and transactions at two firms, Simpson Thacher and Orrick. Rob earned a Bachelor of Science from BYU and a Master of Philosophy from Cambridge University.
Matthew Kuipers, Ph.D.
Senior Counsel, Intellectual Property
Uber Technologies, Inc.
Matthew Kuipers leads Intellectual Property for aerial-vehicle rideshare and various autonomous-vehicles programs. His primary responsibilities are to clear IP risks for Uber's businesses, protect Uber's technology, and build external relationships. He manages and grows Uber's patent portfolios in these technology areas. Matt works on developing collaborations to accelerate innovation and commercialization through joint development projects, standards, and open source. He assists the litigation team on defending against third-party patent threats. Regarding open source, Matt is on the governing board of a number of Linux Foundation's projects, such as The OpenChain Project and InterUSS. Matt earned a JD from Cornell Law School and a PhD in Electrical Engineering from the University of Southern California.
Chief Intellectual Property Counsel & General
Alex Long is the Chief IP Counsel and General Counsel of Engineering at GE Aviation, a world-leading provider of jet engines and components, as well as additive manufacturing, avionics, electrical power and mechanical systems for both commercial and military aircraft. Alex leads the conception, development and execution of IP strategy for this $28 billion aerospace business, and provides executive legal counsel to GE Aviation’s $2 billion R&D engineering organization. He is a former partner and IP litigator at Latham & Watkins, where he concentrated his practice on enforcing and defending against patent infringement and trade secret misappropriation claims across diverse technologies ranging from molecular diagnostics and life sciences to aerospace, telecommunications, semiconductors, computer hardware, and software. He received his JD cum laude from Northwestern University, and he holds Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Mechanical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Lionel M. Lavenue
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garret & Dunner
Lionel M. Lavenue is a partner in Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP’s Reston, Virginia office, and leads the firm’s Aerospace, Aviation, and Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) industry group. With experience in more than 180 district court litigations, Lionel's practice focuses on IP matters including patent trial litigation and patent portfolio management for a variety of technologies (including appeals), especially those related to aviation, UAS, UAV, and drone technologies. Lionel has experience in the preparation of over 1,000 patent applications and filing more than 75 IPR petitions and covered business method (CBM) petitions. He frequently speaks and writes on aviation and UAS topics.
Senior Legal Counsel of the Dairy SBU and the
Ulf, a Swiss, German and European Patent and Trademark Attorney, works at Nestlé since 2006. He advises on Licensing. In addition, Ulf provides legal guidance to the Dairy and Food Strategic Business Units (e.g., NIDO, MILO, NESQUIK, MAGGI, BUITONI, HERTA) on all legal matters including technical IP and Brand communication. Prior to joining Nestlé, Ulf has obtained his Ph.D. in biochemistry from the Nobel Laureate Prof. Huber. Ulf has then worked in a private IP law firm for 5 years, where he has gained significant experience in the prosecution and defense of patents and trademarks.
Dr. Claudia Milbradt heads the German IP practice of Clifford Chance and is a partner in the Düsseldorf office since 2005. She advises clients since 1999 in the field of intellectual property. Claudia has significant experience in technology transfer, patent license agreements, research and development and litigation (preliminary injunction proceeding, action on the merits, nullity actions, invalidity proceedings) and strategic advice protection of trademarks and patents. Moreover, she is a member of the Global Tech Group of Clifford Chance and regularly holds speeches and publishes articles in legal law journals, books and compilations such as “Patent Litigation in Germany” (2012) or “R&D Agreements – a Guideline” (2011).
Vice President, Technology Development & Engi
Daniel Moczydlower holds a Magna cum Laude degree in Chemical Engineering from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, and a Masters of Modeling, Simulation, and Process Control from COPPE/UFRJ. Daniel joined Embraer in 2013 as President and CEO of the new Embraer Systems Business Unit, with the mission of structuring the business in line with the diversification and growth strategy of Embraer. From 2017 Daniel took over the position of Vice President Technology Development for the entire Embraer Group. In 2018, Daniel was designated as responsible for the management of all Embraer's Engineering and Technology Centers located in USA, Portugal, Brazil and the engineering teams of Embraer Equipment Division (EDE) and Embraer Advanced Seat Technologies (EAST).
Dr. Bobby Mukherjee
Chief Counsel, IP & Technology Law
Dr Bobby Mukherjee is a qualified UK and European patent attorney with over 20 years' experience of IP gained in private practice and at BAE Systems plc. He is currently the Head of IP (2009 -) at BAE Systems (a FTSE 100 company), which has one of the largest in-house IP teams in the UK. Bobby was elected President of the IP Federation in July 2012 (two year term). During his Presidential term, Bobby played a prominent role, on behalf of Industry, in actively engaging with the Parliamentary stages of the UK IP Bill 2013-2014. He sits on the UK Government Unified Patent Court (UPC) Steering Board. He is also currently an elected member on the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys (CIPA) Council. He currently chairs the CIPA Internal Governance Committee. Bobby's career has mostly been spent in the physics field, obtaining and defending patent protection for new products, processes and services globally. He gained a first degree in Natural Sciences (specialising in Physics) from Cambridge University in 1990, and then a Doctorate Degree (D.Phil.) on High Temperature Superconductors from Oxford University in 1995. He has published various research papers in leading Scientific Journals during that time, and during his work experience at the National Physical Laboratory. Bobby has been named a Corporate IP Star on the global stage by Managing Intellectual Property in 2015, 2016 and 2017.
After completing his PhD and Post Doctoral Research at the University of Birmingham, UK, Andrew moved to Munich and began training as a European Patent Attorney with Meissner Bolte. After qualification, Andrew worked as head of the Native English speaking department in Munich and was made an equity partner in 2010. In 2017, Andrew qualified as a UK Patent Attorney and obtained Chartered Patent Attorney status in 2018. Andrew is still in charge of the Native English speaking department but is now also the Manager of Meissner Bolte's UK office just outside of Manchester, UK. Andrew travels regularly to international conferences and has been an invited speaker, presenting the European perspective on a variety of patenting issues, at a number of national US IP meetings.
Senior Expert Mobility & Mechatronics
European Patent Office
Kenneth Pedersen is the Senior Expert in the field of aeronautics in the EPO in Munich, and has more than 28 years’ experience in search, examination, opposition proceedings and classification in this field. As Senior Expert he also advises on technical, legal and procedural issues and on computer-implemented inventions in his department. Kenneth also has practical experience in the field as a private pilot and through participation in museum aircraft restoration.
CEO & Co-Founder
Lior is a co-founder and CEO of Assembrix Ltd. Lior co-founded Assembrix after gaining 15 years in hands-on experience of technology management. He managed high-performing teams in enterprise software, e-commerce and cyber security industries, ranging from start-ups to multinational corporations. Prior to co-founding Assembrix, Lior was a director of marketing and business development at the cyber and intelligence division of NICE Systems. Before that, Lior held marketing and product management positions at OpenTV UK. Lior holds BA in economics and business administration from Bar Ilan University and an MBA from INSEAD, France.
Troy S. Prince
Vice President & Chief Intellectual Property
Pratt & Whitney
Troy Prince is Vice President, Chief Intellectual Property Counsel of Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corporation company. Troy leads a team of attorneys and paraprofessionals who are responsible for all aspects of intellectual property acquisition, use, and protection across Pratt & Whitney’s global business. Prior to joining Pratt & Whitney, Troy was a partner in the Intellectual Property Group of Thompson Hine LLP counseling clients a broad range of intellectual property matters including litigation, licensing, transactions and prosecution involving a full spectrum of intellectual property assets. Prior to becoming an IP attorney, Troy was a research engineer and is an inventor on over 35 issued patents. Troy is registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and is a member of the New York, Connecticut, and Ohio state bars.
Chief Designer, Vice President – Head of Desi
In October 2017 Bruno was appointed Chief Designer of Airbus. Airbus Group management charged Bruno with giving the Airbus Group range a more emotional design language. On this basis, Bruno set up future vehicle products, new ideas, future initiatives and technology strategy as a guideline for future Airbus Group – some examples of the major innovations he delivered are the A350XWB cabin, Singapore Airlines A350 medium haul Business Class seat, cockpit design and the Concept Plane Vision 2050, both resulting in a new passenger comfort & service experience as well as a higher airline efficiency. He oversees the Airbus Industrial Design Group and also provides leadership and direction for industrial designer teams across the company, as well as to foster a design excellence culture within Airbus Group. He is based in Munich, Germany. Previously Bruno was the Vice President of Transport Design and Design Studio at the Airbus Group Innovations in Munich, from 2013 to 2017 and Airbus Commercial Design Centre in Toulouse, from 1994 to 2013. His mission was to develop all the aircraft products, differentiating their individuality, and creating a seductive interior of cabins and cockpits. Prior to that he was in charge of car and product design at D3-Matra's design studios from 1988 to 1993. Bruno began his career at French automaker Peugeot, where he was responsible for driving the style of small and mid-size cars. Bruno graduated from the École Nationale Supérieure de Création Industrielle with an MA in Industrial Design/Transport Design
Dr. Alistair Scott
Vice President, Head of Intellectual Property
Dr. Alistair Scott is a New Zealand, Australian and European qualified Patent Attorney. Joining Airbus in 2005, he is Vice President and Global Head of Intellectual Property for Airbus and Airbus Group. His technical background is experimental nuclear physics and has divided his subsequent IP career between private legal and industrial IP practice. His current responsibility covers the Airbus Group including Airbus Civil Aircraft. He is not only responsible for the management of the overall Airbus IP function, he additionally maintains operational activity in IP litigation, IP strategy and partnership IP policy development. Alistair is a fellow of the RAeS (Royal Aeronautical Society) and sits on the Council of the IP Federation in the UK.
Senior Director and Assistant General Counsel
Among his responsibilities, Nicolas leads Azure IP Advantage, a program designed to protect Microsoft’s customers innovations in the cloud. Nicolas is also responsible for Open Source and IP policy at Microsoft. Prior to that, Nicolas led Microsoft’s standards and intellectual property policy engagements, first out of the Microsoft office in Brussels, then at Microsoft’s headquarters in the USA. Nicolas is registered with the Washington bar as in-house counsel. He is also a French and European patent attorney. He has an educational background in computer science, electrical engineering, intellectual property and business laws. Nicolas is a regular speaker at conferences on intellectual property.
Sabine Thibault-Liger is a counsel in the Competition/Antitrust practice of Linklaters in Paris. Her practice focuses on national and cross-border antitrust litigation (cartels, vertical restraints, abuses of dominant position and follow-on damages actions), notably in the air transport, telecommunications and IT sectors. Sabine has also significant experience in complex standard-essential patent disputes involving FRAND and competition issues. Sabine lectures in European competition law at the University of Paris Dauphine. She is ranked in Who’s Who Legal amongst the best competition lawyers internationally.
Chief Strategy Officer
Alberto Donadoni is Chief Strategy and Commercial Officer of the ATG Europe group of companies. ATG is obtaining international recognition and positioning through innovation in the fields of composite materials and Virtual and Augmented Reality, and the licensing of its own Intellectual Property. Alberto has been working in the space sector for over 16 years and has led the strategic positioning of SME’s in this domain throughout his last assignments
Innovation Executive VP, CTO Digital Engineer
Patrice Duboé has been working in Innovation & Technology for more than 20 years in multicultural environments. He is now Innovation Executive Vice President and CTO of the Engineering Services for Capgemini. Highly involved in Innovation, he is expanding the Capgemini Innovation ecosystem through global partners and emerging startups to deliver business, technology and digital solutions that fit clients needs and improve competitiveness. Being passionate about sustainable Innovation, Internet of Everything and Smart Energy, he has also founded a startup to deliver autonomous satellite stations providing solar energy & data connections for isolated territories.
Head of IP Analytics
Dr. Satish K. Tiwary is the head of IP Analytics and Intelligence, Airbus. He has been in this capacity since 2013. Airbus IP Analytics and Intelligence organization works with other IP, Technology and Commercial departments to provide IP derived strategic intelligence to the company, taking also into account, business, finance and market information. Before joining Airbus, Satish worked for GE as an IP Manager for more than 10 years serving a number of GE businesses. Satish has a Ph.D. in Physical Sciences from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India and about 10 years of post-doctoral experience in various areas of physical sciences and magnetism. He has about 30 publications in globally reputable journals.
Chief Technology Officer
Italian-born Grazia Vittadini was appointed to her current position at Airbus Defence and Space in January 2017, where she also has been serving as a Member of the divisional Executive Committee. Prior to assuming this role, she was Head of Corporate Audit & Forensics, responsible for all company-wide audit activities worldwide. An engineer by education, with a Master’s degree in Aeronautical Engineering from the University Politecnico di Milano, Grazia Vittadini joined Airbus in 2002 and quickly climbed the management ranks. Among others, she served as Chief Engineer on the Wing High Lift Devices for the A380 in Bremen as well as Head of Airframe Design and Technical Authority for all Airbus aircraft, based out of Hamburg.
Dr. Stephan Wolke
Thyssenkrupp IP GmbH
Dr. Stephan Wolke studied physics, philosophy and macroeconomics at Bonn university and graduated with a Doctorate in physics. He spent the first five years of his professional career at McKinsey & Company. After founding (and having sold) two own businesses Stephan served in several functions at Bayer AG as well as Danaher Corp. He joined ThyssenKrupp in 2011 and is on corporate level responsible for Intellectual Property & Services (Head of Corporate Intellectual Property at ThyssenKrupp) as a well as head of management board of ThyssenKrupp Intellectual Property GmbH. He is 48 and father of three sons.
Toni Y. Hickey
Deputy General Counsel & Chief IP Counsel
Greer Burns & Crain
Amy Ziegler is a shareholder with Greer Burns & Crain in Chicago. Her practice focuses on intellectual property, Internet and technology law. Ms. Ziegler manages global trademark portfolios for a variety of businesses, including companies in the software, data, manufacturing, luxury and consumer goods industries. She routinely handles high-profile trademark, anti-counterfeiting, patent and copyright enforcement matters, and also manages a substantial domestic and foreign trademark opposition and cancellation docket.
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About CIPAThe Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys (CIPA) is the professional and examining body for patent attorneys in the UK, representing virtually all the 2,000+ registered patent attorneys in the UK, whether in industry or in private practice. Total membership is over 3,500 and includes trainee patent attorneys and other professionals with an interest in intellectual property (patents, trade marks, designs and copyright). CIPA represents the views of the profession to policy makers at national, European and international level, with representatives sitting on a range of influential policy bodies and working groups in the UK and overseas.
About infoappsThe infoapps GmbH focuses on innovation in the field of patent information software. We consider global full-text data coverage as imperative as the implementation of powerful semantic algorithms, artificial intelligence and analytics. Communication between IP professionals and R&D is part of our highly customized trainings to maximize the efficiency of your tool.
About CIPUThe Center for Intellectual Property Understanding (CIPU) is an independent, non-profit organization the helps to raise awareness of intellectual property rights and how they impact people’s lives. CIPU makes IP rights more intelligible by showing what they accomplish, holding events and encouraging discussion between IP users and owners. The organization makes it easier forpeople to connect the dots between why rights like patents, copyrights and trademarks (and trade secrets) exist, how they work and who they ultimately effect. Founded in 2016, CIPU provides a framework for understanding IP rights’ role in establishing inventions, creative works like music movies and books and brands. CIPU also examines how IP promotes competition and jobs.
About Institut Stanislas de BoufflersThe Stanislas de Boufflers Institute brings together intellectual property specialists from all backgrounds (academics, civil servants, judges, lawyers, industrial property attorneys) who share the common desire to work to protect innovation. Its purpose is to promote an innovation that serves the public good. To this end, the Institute releases reports to the public authorities and organizes events to promote the protection of innovation. The Institute is led by a Board of Directors headed by Supervisory and Management Committees. Commissions report on topics set by the Scientific Committee. Anyone paying the membership fee is likely to join the Institute and to participate in its activities.
About IPKatPassionate about IP! Since June 2003 the IPKat has covered copyright, patent, trade mark, info-tech, privacy and confidentiality issues from a mainly UK and European perspective. Launched as a teaching aid for Intellectual Property Law students in London, the IPKat has become a popular source of material, comment and amusement for IP owners, practitioners, judges, students and administrators. The team is Neil J. Wilkof, Annsley Merelle Ward, Darren Smyth, Nicola Searle, Eleonora Rosati, David Brophy, Alberto Bellan and Merpel, with contributions from Mark Schweizer. From October 2016 to March 2017 the team is joined by Guest Kats Rosie Burbidge and Eibhlin Vardy, and by InternKats Verónica Rodríguez Arguijo, Tian Lu and Hayleigh Bosher.
About IP FederationThe IP Federation represents IP intensive companies in the United Kingdom. Our member companies are extensively involved with IP in Europe and internationally. Not only do our companies own considerable numbers of IP rights, but they are affected by the activities and IP rights of competitors. They may be either plaintiffs or defendants in IP related court actions. The Federation represents their views in both policy and practice matters within the EU, the UK and internationally. It believes that a cost effective, high quality IPR framework is a critical component in industry's present and future successes in the global economy.
About IRT St ExuperyThe IRT Saint Exupéry has been launched by the French government within Investments for the Future Program to boost high value competitive technological sectors in Aeronautics, Space and Embedded Systems. Based in Bordeaux, Cannes and Toulouse, this Institute of Technology combines resources from public and private partners to lead R&T activities in three strategic domains: · High Performance Multifunctional Materials in 3 Competence Centres: Composites Materials & processes - Metallic Materials & Processes – Innovative Assemblies & Surfaces · More Electrical Aircraft in 3 Competence Centres: Dielectrics, Conductors & Plasmas - Power Technologies & Integration - Components Modelling & Reliability · Embedded Systems in 4 Competence Centres: Systems Engineering – Multidisciplinary Design Optimisation – Digital Signal Processing – Intelligent Systems & Data Its expertise and technology platforms, as well as its collaborative environment boost the maturation and transfer of breakthrough technologies (TRL 4-6) to its industrial partners.
About PatentusPATENTUS is an established Russian intellectual property boutique firm based in Moscow. Set up in 2006 the firm advises on the registration of trademarks, inventions, utility models and industrial designs, patent researches, expert examinations, dispute resolution, licensing, franchising, anti-counterfeiting, unfair competition and false advertising. We have 20 trademark and patent attorneys and IP lawyers advising Russian and international companies, small and medium-sized enterprises, entrepreneurs and individuals in various industry sectors, including pharmaceuticals, automotive, technology, finance, retail, fashion, media and entertainment.
About Toulouse School of EconomicsThe rapid development of digital technology generates new challenges and a fundamental transformation in the everyday life of citizens and organizations, impacting significantly individuals, governments and businesses across the world. Toulouse School of Economics undertakes research that helps organizations in both the public and the private sectors to understand the opportunities and risks of the digital economy. In this context, TSE created the Digital Center bringing together the school’s expertise and private and public partners' financial support and knowledge. The Digital Center serves as a laboratory to renew the research model that TSE has developed. The ambition is to create one of the world’s best research center and to exert intellectual leadership in this domain. The centre is organized around four research focuses: - Financial Technologies and Digital markets - Analytics and Economics of Big Data - Digital Platforms - Artificial Intelligence and Society
About Toulouse Tech TransferToulouse Tech Transfer (TTT) est l’opérateur régional de la valorisation et du transfert de technologie de la recherche publique vers les entreprises. La société a été créée dans le cadre du Programme d’Investissement d’Avenir (PIA). TTT assure la conduite de projets de maturation en investissant sur les résultats les plus prometteurs de la recherche publique afin de commercialiser les innovations auprès des entreprises. L’objectif est de favoriser l’innovation des entreprises, le développement de la compétitivité, ainsi que la création d’emplois et de richesses.
About IP Close UpIP CloseUp is a leading source of news and perspective for people interested in the business of intellectual property. Decision-makers regularly turn to IP CloseUp to get the latest news and ideas on patents, people and transactions, and the trends that affect them. The blog has generated more than 60,000 visits. IP CloseUp readers include IP executives, attorneys, private equity, VC and public stock investors, entrepreneurs, journalists, analysts, service providers, researchers and inventors. Regular features include Transactions, People, Places and Events.
About Intellectual Property MagazinePractical and easily accessible intelligence on important changes in intellectual property law that impact IP on a global scale. More than just a round-up of the latest intellectual property news, IPM offers access to exclusive views and opinions from experts and practitioners. Keep in touch with the latest legal and regulatory developments to mitigate risks and protect market share.
About La Lettre MLa Lettre M est un média d’information économique, diffusé par abonnement sur la grande région Occitanie - Pyrénées Méditerranée. Créée en 1984 par des journalistes férus d’économie, La Lettre M s’appuie sur cinq valeurs fortes : - le sérieux dans la vérification de l’information - le souci de la synthèse - la pré-information (“Savoir avant les autres”) - le suivi des dossiers structurants - une attention soutenue portée aux PME. Basée historiquement à Montpellier, l’entreprise s’est déployée en Midi-Pyrénées début 2015 dès que fut connue la décision de fusionner les deux anciennes régions : elle a racheté son homologue toulousain - la lettre Midi Presse Service - et a ouvert une agence au coeur de Toulouse, allées Jean-Jaurès.
About Air & CosmosAir & Cosmos - The only BtoB French-language aerospace weekly magazine - has reported world aerospace news since 1963, covering all the latest developments in this industry, its civil and military products, its customers and financial partners. The magazine also features special reports, highlighting one aspect of the industry every week, and publishes a preview and report of all major aerospace trade-shows and conventions.
About LexisNexisLexisNexis, legal intelligence: contents and data for best legal decision making LexisNexis is the 1st world group of the legaltechs with products like Lexis 360, Lex Machina, Ravel Law or Lexis Advance. In France, LexisNexis is the actor leader of the solutions of information and analytics for the professionals of the right and the figure. The company is based on a leading expert testimony centenary and the control of technologies like the artificial intelligence and semantics, to conceive a vast product range and services: Lexis 360 (nearly 80,000 professional users in France and more than 15 million contents), the Poly range and its legal writer of documents automated by the IA, JurisData Analytics or Lexis News. These tools are used by the professionals of the right to make the best decisions and to optimize the legal security, the productivity and the performance.
About IPPro PatentsIPPro Patents is the go-to industry publication for free-to-read news, views and opinion on patent practice, law and management. The fortnightly publication and accompanying website—the only free-to-read patent resources around—cover the full spectrum of patent law globally, including prosecution, litigation, licensing, management and technology.
About IPPro The InternetIPPro The Internet is the go-to industry publication for free news, views and opinion on intellectual property online. The fortnightly publication and accompanying website—the only free-to-read intellectual property resources around—cover the full spectrum intellectual property rights, including patents, trademarks, copyright and domain names, as they relate to the internet. The website also provides the latest information on intellectual property events around the world, and advertises the key jobs available in this industry as they become available.
About China IP MagazineThrough ten years efforts since its establishment in 2004, China IP has become a world-class professional IP media and services platform for its comprehensiveness, practicability and interactivity. To date, with the core products of the Chinese, English and Japanese magazines, our products range from International IP Law Firms directory to newspapers, websites, e-magazines, IP Weekly, mobile newspapers, Weibo, conferences and forums, researches and surveys, etc.