On February 9,
join us and over 200 women at
The Waldorf Hilton Hotel in London where you will meet leading
IP professionals from all over the world with varied technical
backgrounds and levels of experience.
Registration is free for in-house IP/patent counsel, general
counsel and heads of legal.
There will be opportunities to hear from industry
specialists on topical issues related to brand and design
protection, the influence of the digital industry, licensing
and commercialisation as well as the importance of
The Forum will also explore the impact of Brexit in IP on
the Unitary Patent and UPC and tips on IP portfolio management
from an eclectic panel of leading general and IP counsel.
Speakers include immediate past president of IP Federation
Carol Arnold, BBC Worldwide’s Eleonore Pieczanski
and co-chair of the AIPPI Life Sciences Patent Committee and
partner at Dechert, Marianne Schaffner.
One of our panels will be look back to 2016 for lessons
learned in the life sciences industry, featuring discussions
about The Pfizer Lyrica patent dispute and Merck’s
biologics licence application. Later in the day, assistant
general counsel at Microsoft Judy Yee and senior IP counsel at
Edwards Shaoni Mitchell will give an overview the latest
developments in US patent law, IPR and PTAB procedures.
In a new and unique interactive session, you will have an
opportunity to network with your peers while receiving
bespoke advance to help you accomplish the most as a woman in
the IP profession.
to register, while there are places left! Visit our events page for more