Platinum sponsor

Clarivate Analytics

Gold sponsors

EricssonTechInsightsShook, Hardy & BaconHoulihan LokeyRPX CorporationNavigant Consulting, IncIntralinkSisvelDolby LaboratoriesHTSVia Licensing CorporationIAM Market Liu-Shen NokiaVectisPowell Gilbert LLPPhilips Intellectual Property & StandardsGeneral Electric

The global gathering for the world’s IP business leaders returns to San Francisco

IPBC Global Testimonial

In its 11th year, IPBC Global introduces new innovative session formats designed to enhance delegate interaction and facilitate discussion.

Across three action-packed days, attendees will be presented with a range of keynote addresses, topical debates, deep-dive industry focuses, masterclasses and boot camps, as well as any number of formal and informal networking opportunities.

IPBC Global: The key facts

Key IPBC Global figures

Keynote addresses for 2018:

Keynote speakers

The exceptional 2018 speaker faculty also includes:

  • Gustav Brismark, chief IP officer, Ericsson
  • Billie Chen, associate general counsel and chief IP counsel, IP Division, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd.
  • Colm Dobbyn, general counsel, IP, Mastercard
  • John Han, senior vice president and general manager, Qualcomm Technology Licensing
  • Lisa McFall, deputy general counsel, IP, Workday, Inc.
  • Amar K Mehta, deputy general counsel, Waymo LLC
  • John Mulgrew, global head, IP, UBER
  • Ilkka Rahnasto, head, patent business, Nokia
  • Phyllis T Turner-Brim, vice president, assistant general counsel, IP and technology, Starbucks
  • Stephan Wolke, head, corporate IP, ThyssenKrupp AG


Click here to view the full speaker line up.

IPBC Global is the one IP event that senior executives always make sure to attend - you cannot afford to miss it.

CLE accreditation

IPBC Global has been submitted for approval for CLE hours. Depending on the specific state rules, regulations, and restrictions, the projected CLE credits awarded could be up to 10.5 hours.

Please noteIAM operates a strict quota system for IP service providers and private practice lawyers to ensure a diverse audience mix. Quotas for service providers have already closed and the quota for private practice lawyers is filling up fast, make sure you guarantee your place before the quota limit is reached by clicking here.


IAM has reserved a limited number of rooms at an exclusive rate of $325++ at the Palace Hotel. For further information, please email  

Event registration: $1,995 (excluding VAT).

The price includes:

  • Full access to IPBC Global 2018, including all conference sessions
  • Invitation to all networking breaks
  • Admission to networking lunches, refreshments and drinks receptions
  • Links to the speaker materials post-event
  • CLE accreditation of up to 10.5 hours

Please be reminded that valid discount codes should be added on the payment page.

Platinum sponsor

Clarivate Analytics

Gold sponsors

General ElectricIAM Market TechInsightsHoulihan LokeyPowell Gilbert LLPVectisSisvelLiu-Shen Via Licensing CorporationPhilips Intellectual Property & StandardsNavigant Consulting, IncNokiaShook, Hardy & BaconIntralinkEricssonRPX CorporationHTSDolby Laboratories

Silver sponsors

FinjanRambus REATISSProvenance Asset GroupIntellectual VenturesDominion Harbor Group, LLCMicrosoftRichardson Oliver Law Group

Bronze sponsors

Mintz LevinParsa Wireless CommunicationsPatSnapPerkins CoieGoogleIPVALUEIPlytics PlatformConversant Intellectual Property Management Inc.Xperi CorpBurford CapitaliRunwayBureau van DijkIEEEHilco GlobalBoehmert & BoehmertValuenexClearAccessIPMaxvalCPA GlobalMinesoftAdamson & PartnersNordic Patent Institute DolceraAnaquaCrown Point TransactionsGlobal IP Law GroupClairvolex

Silver sponsors

FinjanREATISSIntellectual VenturesMicrosoftProvenance Asset GroupRichardson Oliver Law GroupRambus Dominion Harbor Group, LLC

Bronze sponsors

Mintz LevinBurford CapitalIPlytics PlatformIPVALUEIEEEDolceraPatSnapBureau van DijkBoehmert & BoehmertAdamson & PartnersHilco GlobalClearAccessIPConversant Intellectual Property Management Inc.Nordic Patent Institute Crown Point TransactionsPerkins CoieAnaquaGlobal IP Law GroupClairvolexCPA GlobalMinesoftParsa Wireless CommunicationsXperi CorpMaxvaliRunwayGoogleValuenex