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IP Summit 2017
IP Summit 2017
The Pan-European Intellectual Property Summit 2017
A new edition in Brussels for our 12th edition
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.
Attendees from last year
Agentic Group, ACT, Microsoft, BELGA FILMS, BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO, BSH Hausgeräte GmbH, Helly Hansen, ICE S.A., INTEL, Inside Secure, Materialise, Meda Group, Music Sales Group, Novartis, Radioline, Sanofi, Symantec, Safebrands, SONY ATV, Tommy Hilfiger, Unilever and many others.
8.15 - 8.45 am Welcome Coffee 9.00 to 9.05 am Opening address Patrice Cros Chief Executive Officer Premier Cercle 09.05 - 09.25 am Opening speech Donald J. Rosenberg Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary Qualcomm inc. 9.25 to 10.25 am The Fourth Industrial Revolution and its impact on IP How to face the IP challenges related to cyber-physical systems, A.I. (Artificial Intelligence), the IoT (Internet of Things), 3D printing, Cloud Computing, Blockchain networks, automation/robotics, and other emerging Digital Transformation technologies? 10.55 to 11.55 am Data & the industry 4.0 2018, the year of data? But does mean data? Personal and industrial data drive the digital economy, with different characteristics throughout their lifecycle, feeding the emergence of (industrial) data platforms “as-a-service”. How to define the right balance between data privacy and innovative ‘smart’ services? With the ever-increasing pace of computing power and upcoming evolutions as AI and deep learning, Cybersecurity cannot be ignored and a need for a broader framework becomes apparent. 12.00 am to 1.00 pm Ensuring transparency and fair remuneration for creators and performers in the digital environment: regulation or market place solutions? . As part of its recent Copyright Directive proposal the European Commission has proposed measures to ensure transparency and fair remuneration for creators and performers in the digital environment. . At the same time technology and the digital content markets develop rapidly. With new digital distribution and marketing channels opening for artists and creators the market dynamics are changing, and new technologies offer solutions that allow for greater transparency and insight. . The panel will provide an update on the status of the measures proposed by the Commission and discuss their objectives, limits, and impact on markets considering the recent industry developments and current practices (including regarding the acquisition, use, and reporting of creators’ and performers’ digital rights within the different content sectors). 8.30 - 9.00 am Welcome Coffee 9.00 - 9.20 am Foreword The second phase of the Trade Mark Legal Reform and future challenges for IP Antonio Campinos Executive Director European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) 9.20 to 10.20 am Copyrights in the Digital Single Market Bridging the “Value Gap”: will the loss of remuneration for copyright holders be mended? Social Media: enhanced responsibility for online platforms? 10.20 to 10.45 am Coffee Break 10.50 to 11.50 am How NPEs are changing and potential implications for companies . What is the definition of a patent troll? . Why NPEs are changing? Is the funding of NPEs changing as well? . Should we need to apply specific rules to NPEs (no right to preliminary injunction, damages capped…)? . What are the implications for operating companies (more resistance to patent claims from NPEs, ..)? . How to defend against NPEs? . How the patent trolls react (change of the venue for litigation, …)? 11.55 to 12.55 am The future of autonomous vehicles and automatization MORNING WORKSHOPS 12.55 am to 2.05 pm Lunch Break
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