Platinum sponsor

Thomson Reuters

Gold sponsors

Global IP Law Group Adamson & Partners Kenyon & Kenyon LLPEricssonFortress Investment GroupShobayashi International Patent & Trademark Office TechinsightsChipworksBereskin & Parr LLPIP NavigationEuropean Patent OfficePhilips Intellectual Property & StandardsWinston & Strawn LLPipCreateVia Licensing

Silver sponsors

MicrosoftIntellectual VenturesAcacia Research GroupCPA Global Perkins CoieGoogleLocke LordFinjan Holdings, IncTranspacific IPRichardson Oliver Law Group

Bronze sponsors

Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & FoxTechPatsUnified PatentsMintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.Dominion HarborinoviaQuestelTangible IP Ltd Gerchen Keller Capital Dolby Laboratories InnographyMarathon Patent GroupBlack Stone IPCrown Point TransactionsWisdomain IncMerchant & Gould Nokia TechnologiesWiLANPapst Licensing GmbH & Co KGParsa WirelessHTSRelecuraConversantMinesoft LtdAISTEMOS AnaquaktMINERWS Group

Supported by

The Association of Corporate CounselLicensing Executives Society (USA and Canada) Inc AutoharvestInternational IP Commercialization Council

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International Law OfficeWorld Trademark Review Lexology


Rene Chung
Partner, Adamsons & Partners

Guillaume Menage
Vice president, licensing and IP Counsel, France Brevets

Béatrix de Russé
President, BAIP

Roger Chang
Partner, Lee and Li Attorneys at Law

Vincent Puyplat
Vice president, France Brevets

Haiyin Chang
Chief technical advisor & US patent agent, Louis International Patent Office

David Cordeiro
Vice president, commercial transactions, TechInsights

Alyssa Harvey Dawson
Vice president, global intellectual property and licensing, Harman

“The key value for me is the networking, especially with this year’s programme. The session on 'Inventor of the year' and the discussion of innovation, IP patent prosecution and litigation were really interesting. ”   Haiyin Chang
Chief technical adviser and US patent agent
Louis International Patent Office

“For both TechInsights and myself this is a great opportunity to meet existing and potential customers. It has been a very successful conference; it seems like the important players of the industry attend IPBC and I have met a lot of really good contacts.”   David Cordeiro
Vice president, commercial transactions

“It’s an excellent conference: last year we were in Amsterdam and coupled with the experience from this year in San Francisco, it’s been wonderful. As a sponsor, it is also a great opportunity to speak to the right people, meet with IP leaders and exchange thoughts on IP leadership, helping us to know what is important to our clients.”   Rene Chung
Adamsons & Partners

“We come to meet new clients and find new opportunities. We have been to IPBCs in Amsterdam, Shanghai and this year in San Francisco, and we will come again next year.”   Roger Chang
Lee and Li Attorneys at Law

“A great networking event for CIPOs.”   Jon Harwood
Group IP manager
Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Limited

“The panels are great; the topics are wonderful.”   Deirdre Leane

“The IPBC is the 'central station' for networking with patent monetisers.”   Thomas Ewing
Founder and prinicipal consultant
Avancept LLC

“The IPBC is a unique conference on the business of intellectual property. It's the most useful conference I attend.”   George Hutchinson
General manager
Invention Practica LLC

“It is the premier conference in the world dealing with patent monetisation and the global importance of patent rights throughout the business community.”   Rob Sterne
Founding director
Sterne Kessler

“In five short years, the IPBC has become a place for thought leaders in IP. As such, it is a force in shaping the discussion.”   Charles R Neuenschwander

“In my view, the best IP conference in the industry. Top-notch substance; top-notch people.”   Michael Kasdan
Amster Rothstein & Ebenstein LLP

“An excellent IP conference focusing on the most up-to-date IP issues and developments.”   Stephen Fu
Patent counsel
Svenska Cellulosa AB

“I was extremely pleased to attend IAM’s IPBC. Good and interesting crowd, excellent workshops with high-calibre speakers and an exciting live IP auction.”   Paul VU van Grevenstein
Member scienctific advisory council
Lung Foundation NL

“A well-organised event involving the top players in intellectual property.”   Peter Zhang
General counsel, board secretary
Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications

“You pulled together an exceptional event and it was a pleasure meeting everyone. A number of people told me that this is now likely the top IP event in the world.”   Erin-Michael Gill
Executive vice president

“The event generated the most liquidity for collaboration opportunities that I have ever experienced. Every year, the IPBC gets better and better.”   Richard Lucas
Founder and CEO
WhiteKnight Consulting

“Having most of the key IP community together in one place allowed an excellent exchange of views and networking opportunity. I really liked the programme, the professional stature of the speakers, the length of the conference and the IP Hall of Fame dinner. There was adequate time to network as well.”   Bruce Story
Senior adviser
ipCapital Group Inc

“The exchange and networking possibilities with the world's most experienced and competent IP people are superb and are propelling IP know-how!”   Daniel G Papst
Managing director and patent attorney
Papst Licensing GmbH & Co KG

“If you are thinking of coming to an IP event, this is the one to attend.”   Brian Hinman
Chief IP officer
Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

“The IPBC is a great conference for all business leaders who truly understand the value of IP. A must-attend conference!”   Bjorn Teuwsen
Director of communications
Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

“I find the IPBC conference extremely valuable. It draws the pre-eminent thinkers and leaders in the industry to have great conversations on a lot of different topics.”   Chris Israel
American Continental Group

“An outstanding and very valuable event.”   Elisabeth Sussex
Head of IP

Platinum sponsor

Thomson Reuters

Gold sponsors

ChipworksFortress Investment GroupBereskin & Parr LLPIP NavigationEricssonGlobal IP Law Group ipCreateWinston & Strawn LLPPhilips Intellectual Property & StandardsVia LicensingTechinsightsKenyon & Kenyon LLPShobayashi International Patent & Trademark Office European Patent OfficeAdamson & Partners

Silver sponsors

Transpacific IPMicrosoftPerkins CoieLocke LordIntellectual VenturesGoogleRichardson Oliver Law GroupFinjan Holdings, IncCPA Global Acacia Research Group

Bronze sponsors

Parsa WirelessInnographyAnaquaWiLANMerchant & Gould Dominion HarborBlack Stone IPMarathon Patent GroupRelecuraTangible IP Ltd ktMINESterne, Kessler, Goldstein & FoxRWS GroupConversantQuestelGerchen Keller Capital Papst Licensing GmbH & Co KGinoviaWisdomain IncNokia TechnologiesCrown Point TransactionsTechPatsAISTEMOS Dolby Laboratories Unified PatentsMintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.HTSMinesoft Ltd

Supported by

The Association of Corporate CounselLicensing Executives Society (USA and Canada) Inc International IP Commercialization CouncilAutoharvest

Media partners

International Law OfficeLexologyWorld Trademark Review