Over 430 delegates attended the inaugural IP Business Congress held at the Grand Krasnapolsky Hotel, Amsterdam, on 25th and 26th June 2008, including IP professionals from world-class companies such as AT&T; Bosch; Corus; De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek; Ericsson; France Telecom; Fujifilm; Hewlett-Packard; IBM; Kroll; LG Electronics; Nokia; NXP Semi Conductors; Palo Alto Research Center; Philip Morris; Pirelli; Procter & Gamble; QinetiQ; Rockwell Collins; SABMiller; Shell; Syngenta; Tata Chemicals, Communications & Tea; The Toronto-Dominion Bank; TomTom; UBS AG and Yahoo! Inc.
Speakers' papers and presentations are available for delegates to view here.
The full final programme is available to view here.
The Congress consisted of two parts. The CIPO Summit, organised by Intellectual Asset Management magazine, explored the role of the Chief Intellectual Property Officer in today's business environment. This was followed by the second European Live IP Auction hosted by Ocean Tomo LLC.
Seventy world-class IP business leaders spoke at the Summit and over €7 million was raised at the Ocean Tomo European Live IP Auction.
Click here for details regarding the 2009 IP Business Congress.