IAM hosts a series of events under the IPBC banner.

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

After 2019’s sell-out event in Paris, IPBC Europe – Europe’s foremost conference about IP value creation – heads to Dublin in 2020.

On 24 and 25 March, the prestigious Shelbourne Hotel 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 Global

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

“At my first IPBC Global in Barcelona in 2016 I found all the right people in a single place. Now, IPBC Global is an event I will not miss” – Paul Carpenter, Partner, QipWorks

Through thought-provoking 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, and once places are filled, registration will close entirely.



IPBC Asia is the only annual event in Asia-Pacific to focus specifically on IP value creation and reflects the region’s growing importance in the international IP marketplace.

Over 500 delegates | 60 world-class speakers | 12 hours of formal and informal networking | 1 unmissable, unique event

IPBC Asia also plays host to IAM’s keenly anticipated Asia IP Elite Gala Dinner and Awards ceremony celebrating the region’s leaders for IP value creation.

In 2020 IPBC Asia heads to Shanghai on 6-8 December. Website coming soon!



IPBC Latin America was launched in 2018 and 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.

Previous delegates include:

Anheuser-Bush InBev, AT&T, Avianca, B. Braun Melsungen, Bioceres S.A., Braskem, Bunge, Cargill, Ericsson, Fiocruz, Hypera, Nokia, Panasonic R&D Center Singapore, PRIS, The Kraft Heinz Company, TUPY, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Volkswagen do Brasil, And more!

Focusing on best practice in corporate IP, the IPBC series continues to grow. Other events include:

IPBC India – Bengaluru, India

The fourth 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 pharmaceuticals, software, policies and IP protection, this forum will explore the latest developments in the IP fast-growing local market, and will provide rights holders with the strategic knowledge they need to maximise their business success.

IPBC Southeast Asia  – Singapore

IAM’s combined programme: IPBC Southeast Asia, hosted by IAM, and Brand Strategy Southeast Asia, presented by World Trademark Review, will be split into two dedicated streams: IPBC – IAM’s focused IP value creation agenda – and Brand Strategy – WTR’s detailed brand management programme. Sessions will run concurrently, with delegates able to switch between streams to match their interests.

IPBC Shenzhen  – Shenzhen, China
IPBC Korea  – Seoul, Korea


In 2020 we also add another event to the IPBC portfolio with the inaugural IPBC Israel taking place in Tel Aviv in October 2020. More details to come soon!