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Hon’ble Justice Prof. Douglas H. Ginsburg

U.S. Circuit Judge

U.S. Court of Appeals, Washington, D.C.

 USA


Topic: SEPs and the worldwide litigation chaos being created by China






Abe Hershkovitz

Managing Partner

Hershkovitz & Associates, PLLC

 USA


Topic: PROSECUTION TIPS IN PRACTICE BEFORE THE USPTO






Adam Pawlowski

Senior Partner

Kancelaria EUPATENT.PL

 Poland


Topic: Innovation at SMEs; In-house IP department; Patent engineers






Alejandro Jarillo

Founding Partner

Jarillo Mexico IP Consulting Services, SC

 Mexico


Topic: BRAND PROTECTION/ BORDER MEASURES






Amer Nabulsi

Founder /Managing Partner

iLegal Solutions Limited

 UAE


Topic: Digital Assets /IPRs / Copyright and TMs






Antonio Maria Lovecchio

Foreign Lawyer

HFG LAW & INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

 China


Topic: Non – Use cancellation in Chinese practice






Barrett Spraggins

Partner

Kennedy Lenart Spraggins

 USA


Topic: "1. Creating a global AI corporate strategy for legal and ethical compliance in US, Europe, China, and Japan. 2. Subject Matter Eligibility of AI enabled inventions in the U.S."






Beatriz Ruiz Beato

Head of Global Data Privacy

NEC Corporation

 Spain


Topic: EU AI ACT / AI and Data Protection Challlenges






Bernard Volken

Partner

Troller Hitz Troller

 Switzerland


Topic: IP enforcement and litigation / Tailor made trademark strategies






Christian A. Camarce

Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox PLLC

 


Topic:






Cristina Casas Feu

Partner

Casas IP

 Spain


Topic: “European Union Trademarks: benefits and challenges” or, “Madrid Protocol of OMPI: benefits and challenges versus national filings”






Daniel G. Papst

Managing Director

Papst Licensing GmbH & Co. KG

 Germany


Topic: Patent Monetization: Busting the Myth | Idea = Money






Dariusz Szleper

Attorney at law

Szleper Henry Naumann Avocats

 France


Topic:






Daryl Lim

H. Laddie Montague Jr. Chair

Penn State Dickinson Law

 USA


Topic: AI governance from a US perspective.






David G. Howell

Founder

Howell & Associates LLC

 USA


Topic: Nailing Your Digital Brand Game: Elevating IP Protection in the Online Marketplace – or Mastering Online Brand Protection and IP Management in the Digital Marketplace






David Kellis

Consultant

Kellis IP

 USA


Topic: Seeking Patent Protection in Brazil: Myth vs. Reality






Defeng Song

Partner

Fieldfisher

 China


Topic: How generative AI may reshape the intellectual property landscape?






Dr Andre Gorius

Partner

Winnotek

 France


Topic: IP Valuation and Finance






Dr Anji Miller

Programme Director, Translational Skills

LifeArc

 UK


Topic: Technology Transfer skills, translational education, Women in Leadership, Equity Diversity & Inclusion






Dr. Bertram Huber

Principal

IP*SEVA – Intellectual Property for Sustainable Energy Ventures

 Germany


Topic: IP and Climate Change / Environmental Technologies






Dr. Claudia M. Duffy

European Patent Attorney & Founder of Innovare IP and Alta IP

Innovare IP and Alta IP

 UK


Topic: University spin-outs – are the University IP Policies enabling the growth of successful spin-outs?






Dr. Dirk Dantz

European Patent Attorney / Founder

DANTZ IP & LAW

 Germany


Topic: IP strategy, Start-up, licensing, technology transfer, M&A






Dr. Ilan Cohn

Partner

CDS-LUTHI Intellectual Property Group

 Israel


Topic:






Dr. Tanja Sovic

Founder

Tanja Sovic Consulting

 Austria


Topic: “From Idea to Asset: The IP Evaluation Journey” (focus on patents)






Dr. Weisun Rao

Managing Partner

Venture Partner, LLC

 USA


Topic: IP Licensing in Life Science






Dr. Yatin Karpe

Assistant Vice President for Innovation, Commercialization and Engagement

Texas State University

 USA


Topic:






Earl Nied

CEO/Founder

Veracity IP Consulting, LLC

 USA


Topic: Patent Injunction, Standard Essential Patents, EU SEP Draft Regulation, Patent Abuse, Antitrust and Standards, Open Source, Patent Law






Edward Pergament-Cepeda, Esq.

Founder and Managing Principal, Chair of Patent Strategy

The Pergament & Cepeda Law Firm

 USA


Topic: Generic Pharmaceutical Product Selection in View of U.S. Patent Law






Eleonora Carrillo

Managing Partner

Jacobacci & Partners

 Spain


Topic: Use of Artificial Intelligence in the fashion industry: impact on IP protection and fashion law






Feng “Finn” Ma

President

Syncoda LLC

 USA


Topic: AI-Powered Patent Prosecution Across Boarders Disruptive of Traditionally High-Cost Business Model






Geetha Kandiah

CEO

KASS International Sdn Bhd

 Malaysia


Topic: "Growth of ASEAN due the "China Plus One" strategy and updates on IP rights in ASEAN"






Gloria Montaron Estrada

Legal Director & CIPO

Bioceres Group PLC

 Argentina


Topic: Plants Patent and PVP pros and cons






Greg Bell

Group Vice President

CRA International

 USA


Topic:






Jane List

Director and Founder

Extract Information Limited

 UK


Topic: “IP, AI and Information perspectives” or, “Inequalities in the global IP system”






Joanna T. Brougher

Owner & Principal

BioPharma Law Group, PLLC

 USA


Topic: Ownership v. Inventorship Issues in Patent Due Diligence






John Taylor McEntire

Founder and CEO

Mutual Prosperity, LLC

 USA


Topic: Achieving Mutual Prosperity - Developing Innovation Ecosystems Designed to Thrive






Julien Lachere

Partner

BCF Business Law

 Canada


Topic:






Kory D. Christensen

Shareholder

Polsinelli PC

 USA


Topic: Patenting Quantum Computing and Artificial Intelligence in the New Technology Landscape.”






Liat Galily-Perel

Founding Partner

Perel Law Office

 Israel


Topic: IP Strategies






Louis Ross

CEO and Founder

MEI Micro, Inc.

 USA


Topic: Developing an IP Strategy For Key Enabling Technologies: The Story of the World’s First Navigation Grade Chip Scale MEMs Inertial Sensor






Marcelo Goyanes

Founding Partner

Murta Goyanes Advogados

 Brazil


Topic: Artificial Intelligence on Copyrights; and Trademarks






Marius Schneider

Founder and Partner

IPvocate Africa Legal Advisers

 Mauritius


Topic: IP in Africa






Mark Lee Hogge

Partner

Dentons US LLP

 USA


Topic: Trade Secrets






Martin Schwarz

General Manager

BlackIP GmbH

 Germany


Topic: The role of product management in patent portfolio management






Monika Zuraw, PhD

Partner

Zuraw & Partners

 Poland


Topic: "Breach of a relationship of trust as a form of bad faith in a trademark application under EU law." or, "Lack of uniform scope of rights to a reputable mark in EU law (due to changing case law)."






Munir Suboh

Partner

Taylor Wessing LLP

 UAE


Topic:






Nirav N. Desai

Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox PLLC

 


Topic:






Olivier Corticchiato

Founder

CORTI-IP Consulting

 Switzerland


Topic: The evolution of the European legal patent framework : Latest developments and perspectives - from the UPC to the national patents.






Patrick J. Coyne

Partner

Finnegan, LLP

 USA


Topic: AI and IP Practice; Patent Infringement Litigation; Substantive and Procedural Patent Law Harmonization; Patent Office Practice (Obviousness; Validity, Post Grant Challenges); Trade and IP Rights; Climate Change; Antitrust and Unfair Competition






Prof. Dr. Heinz Goddar

Senior Partner

Boehmert & Boehmert

 Germany


Topic: Progress/scenario concerning trusted trade secret/data depository






Professor Mark Engelman

IP Barrister

4-5 Gray's Inn

 UK


Topic: Combatting Deep Fakes






Ramakrishna Damodharan

Managing Director

Adipven (M) Sdn. Bhd.

 Malaysia


Topic: Intellectual Property and Digital Transformation: Protecting Creativity in the Digital Age






Rana Gosain

Senior Partner

Daniel Law

 Brazil


Topic: Significant IP developments in Brazil






Richard Nugent

Head of IP Strategy & Services

Mathys & Squire Consulting

 UK


Topic: likely in regarding a niche domain of AI patents, commercial uses of patent information, blockchain






Roberto Valenti

Partner

DLA Piper

 Italy


Topic: Legal Tech instruments to increase effectiveness in the protection of Trade Secrets






Ron Toledano

Partner

SpiegelSohmer Inc.

 Canada


Topic: Canadian Trademarks






Rory Radding

Partner

Maschoff Brennan LLP

 USA


Topic: “Art at War - the legal IP issues raised with art during wartime”






Saba Al-Sultani

Partner

DLA Piper

 


Topic:






Santhosh Metri

Director – IP, M&A

Moodys Analytics

 UK


Topic: Patent Valuations / AI and ChatGPT / IP Commercialization / IP backed lending / Valuing IP as part of M&A transactions and the growing importance of IP assets






Seth Hays

Managing Director

APAC GATES

 Taiwan


Topic: Artificial Intelligence Policy in Asia Pacific: IP, Rule of Law, Consumer Trust






Silvia Xiaoyun Sun

Principal Attorney

Sun & IP Law Office, PLLC

 USA


Topic: issues relate to U.S. trademarks and IP issues related to U.S. and China ecommerce.






Tarik Kapic

CEO / Swiss and European Patent Attorney

BOVARD

 Switzerland


Topic: I practice both patents and trademarks. My specialty are computer-implemented inventions and inventions in the field of telecommunications, including AI.






Wioletta Niwinska

Legal Counsel

Sano – Centre for Computational Personalised Medicine – International Research Foundation

 Poland


Topic: Protection of intellectual property in entities specialising in AI in the lifescience industry






Yannis Skoulikaris

Founder, CEO

PatentMind Group

 Netherlands


Topic: Artificial Intelligence and Patent Laws: the challenges, the ways out






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