May 14-16 2014 – Oslo, Norway This year’s Association of European Science and Technology Transfer Professionals (ASTP)-Proton Annual Conference will explore how to create the biggest possible impact with available resources – whether intellectual, financial or human. It will feature expert speakers on a variety of subjects: some are known on the ASTP-Proton circuit, while others are exciting new acquaintances. Whether you are a beginner in technology transfer or a seasoned professional, there are ample networking opportunities for everyone.
May 10-14 2014 - Hong Kong
INTA’s inaugural Annual Meeting in Asia will feature five days of international trademark and IP education sessions led by the most acclaimed IP professionals in the world, providing critical insights into protecting your marks and advancing your brands. The programme will feature a special Focus on Asia track – eight sessions focused on hot topics and substantive case law updates in Asia, preparing you to do business in the region and beyond. Attendees will also enjoy countless opportunities to network with in-house and outside counsel, trademark professionals, government officials and IP service providers from around the world.
The Annual Meeting has made its mark as the largest, most dynamic trademark event in the world, and INTA looks forward to bringing this unique experience - which will boast more than 8,500 attendees from over 140 countries - to its growing membership and partners in Asia. Register today to take advantage of educational programming, networking and relationship building opportunities, as well as an exhibition hall filled with more than 100 organisations, all in one location!
18-21 May 2014, Moscow The first Licensing Executives Society International conference will be held in Russia, Moscow. This unique IP event will combine interesting and productive programmes with the richest social events. The professional programme is industrially oriented and includes high-level professionals from Russian Innovation Centre Skolkovo, Microsoft, Johnson & Johnson, Rusnano, Canon, L’Oreal, EADS, Porsche, Russian Aerospace Cluster, LG Chemical, Tomsk State University, Philips and Novartis, among others.
22-24 June 2014, Amsterdam The IP Business Congress Global (IPBC Global) is being held in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, from 22nd to 24th June 2014. The IPBC Global, incorporating the IP Hall of Fame Gala Dinner, is an annual event addressing issues at the cutting edge of IP value creation and management. It brings together acknowledged IP thought leaders from around the world in an atmosphere specifically designed to facilitate the exchange of ideas and experiences. To date, more than 2,400 delegates have attended IPBC Global events, which have featured almost 400 world-class speakers.
September 14-17 2014 – Toronto, Canada
The World Intellectual Property Congress brings together many leading IP practitioners, judges and of?cials from around the world to participate in debate and discussion of many critical and important IP issues. The congress provides the perfect opportunity to network, gain new insight and participate in meaningful discussion with like-minded peers and colleagues. The programme is also expected to feature a pharma day, an extensive number of workshops, a women in IP session, mock trials or judges panels, working committee meetings, and much more.