IAM hosts a series of events under the IPBC banner.

IPBC Global

Over 70 world-class speakers | 12 hours of networking | More than 650 IP professionals in attendance | 16 thought-provoking sessions

IPBC Global is really the top-notch IP conference.” - Marc Ehrlich, Senior Vice President, Patent Strategy,

Through forward-thinking plenary addresses, panel discussions, boot camps, masterclasses and more, IPBC Global 2020 attendees will gain a deeper understanding of how industry leaders are tackling the breadth of challenges that keep the IP world awake at night, while continuing to develop world-class value creation strategies.

IPBC was a sell-out event in both 2018 and 2019, we strongly urge you to secure your place for 2020 as soon as possible.


IPBC Japan

Japan remains Asia’s IP powerhouse and IAM is pleased to announce that our biannual IPBC dedicated to this influential jurisdiction will return to Tokyo for 2020. Now in its fourth edition, this unique, fully bilingual jurisdictional event will bring together more than 200 senior IP executives from leading Japanese corporates, research institutions and government agencies, plus their international counterparts, to provide an unparalleled opportunity for learning and networking.





IPBC Shenzhen

As China’s powerhouse for high-tech industrial, R&D and commercial activity, the sheer concentration of leading IP-owning companies makes IPBC Shenzhen an unmissable opportunity for networking, learning and deal making. The fully bilingual, one-day programme will tackle the impact of international and domestic IP policy developments, increasingly complex market trends and commercial pressures affecting both Chinese enterprises expanding their operations overseas and the international corporations expanding their businesses in China. IPBC Shenzhen will be run alongside IPBC Taiwan to maximise the opportunity for international delegates to access two key markets in just one week.


IPBC Taiwan

Taiwan holds a key role in the global semiconductor, computing and consumer electronics supply chain. In addition, Taiwanese companies are increasingly adopting proactive IP management tactics to drive both strategic and real value for their businesses, making this a pivotal market for the IP commercialisation community.  Against this dynamic background IAM is pleased to be returning to Taipei for the third biannual IPBC Taiwan, to be held on 25 September 2020. To maximise the delegate experience IPBC Taiwan will be co-hosted with the Taiwanese government and hosted alongside the huge Taiwan Innotech Expo. It will also be held in the same week as IPBC Shenzhen, thus allowing overseas delegates to access two key markets in just one week.


IPBC Europe

Over 30 world-class speakers | 9 hours of invaluable networking | 7 thought-provoking sessions

IPBC Europe was developed by and for IP managers inside European companies looking to closely align IP and business strategies.

"One of the best networking conferences there is. Well-organised, well-run and well-attended." - Eric Stasik, Avvika AB

In 2020, the prestigious Shelbourne Hotel, Dublin will play host to corporate IP leaders from across Europe and beyond when they meet to discuss what world-class IP portfolios, strategies and service provision look like – and how to achieve them.

Previous attending companies include:

Air Liquide, Atos, British American Tobacco, Centrica, Dolby, Ericsson, Everseen, Fractus, IBM, InterDigital, Lenovo, Nokia, Orange, Philips, Qualcomm, Rambus, Rockwell Collins, Safran, Technicolor, The EPO, TiVo, Uber, Vodafone, Volvo Cars and many more.


IPBC Southeast Asia

Structured as a single one-day event, IPBC Southeast Asia’s sessions will be split into two dedicated streams: IPBC – IAM’s focused IP value creation agenda – and Brand Strategy – WTR’s detailed brand management sessions. Both programmes will run concurrently, with delegates able to switch between streams to match their interests.

This conference will bring in an extensive industry-led audience of senior executives from major regional and international IP-owning corporates, as well as key figures from the research and governmental communities, for a packed day of high-level discussions, unrivalled networking and business opportunities. 


IPBC Australasia

Now entering its fifth year, IPBC Australia has become a key date in the local IP calendar. To reflect this ongoing success the 2020 programme will be broadened with two dedicated streams: IPBC Australasia – IAM’s focused IP value creation agenda – and Brand Strategy Australasia – WTR’s detailed brand management programme. Sessions will run concurrently with delegates able to switch between streams to match their interests.


IPBC Latin America 

Over 70 delegates | 16 world-class speakers | More than 5 hours of networking

"Inspiring and Enriching." - Fabio Morganti, Brand Protection Consultant, Volkswagen do Brasil

IPBC Latin America has been specifically designed with and for rights holders in the region looking to harness and maximise the value of their IP assets.

This unique forum provides a fantastic opportunity for rights holders from Latin America and beyond to delve into the best practices, enforcement techniques and monetisation options that can be utilised to craft world-class IP management and value creation programmes.

IPBC Latin America will next be happening in 2021. More details will be released soon!



The Asia-Pacific region’s role within the global IP market has never been more crucial as political tensions, technological developments and commercial strategies collide. Huge opportunities exist, but there are also huge risks, and corporate IP management has never been harder to navigate.  Against this background, IAM is pleased to be returning to Shanghai for the eighth IPBC Asia. With over 500 delegates representing the elite of the region’s corporate IP community, this is IAM’s flagship event in the region and an unmissable business opportunity.

For more information, please email info@iam-events.com

IPBC Asia is consistently one of the best attended events by key IP influencers in Asia, and increasingly worldwide. IAM always combines discussions on trending topics with state-of-the-art venue. For those who are looking to understand more about IP happenings in the Asia region, this is a can’t miss event.” - Steven Liu, Director, IP, Mediatek


IPBC India 2021

The fifth annual IPBC India event will tackle IP value creation and strategic IP management from the perspective of both international and domestic IP-owning companies operating in India. From policy developments to IP protection and commercial strategies, this forum will explore the latest developments affecting companies operating in India, as well as domestic companies seeking international expansion. The unique programme will provide rights holders with the strategic knowledge they need to maximise their business success.

For more information, please email info@iam-events.com

IPBC Korea 2021

Korea is a key global IP-player and the crucial status of many of its corporate giants within the global supply chain make it a fascinating, yet challenging, IP market. Returning to Seoul for its fifth successful year, IPBC Korea will provide a packed, fully bilingual, one-day programme tackling the IP policy developments, market trends and commercial pressures affecting both Korean enterprises’ overseas business and international corporations operating in Korea.