Standards, Patents & Competition: Law & Litigation Conference 2015

Understand the latest legal and technical changes to the relationship between standards, intellectual property and competition law by attending this IBC Legal event:

Protect your organisation and help avoid costly mistakes by getting first-hand advice from an exceptional panel of 35 international speakers:

  1. Judge Edgar Brinkman, Judge, The Netherlands
  2. Ping Guo, Advisor and Team Leader, Advanced Therapeutic Group, CHINA’s DRUG ADMINISTRATION LAW COMMISSION
  3. The Hon Justice Annabelle Bennett, Judge, FEDERAL COURT OF AUSTRALIA
  4. Gunnar Woolf, DG Competition, EUROPEAN COMMISSION
  5. William Cohen, Deputy General Counsel for Opinions and Analysis, FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION
  6. David Law, Chair, Patent Committee, IEEE
  7. Dirk Weiler, Chairman of the Board and the IPR Special Committee, ETSI
  8. Michael Fröhlich, Senior Director of EU Intellectual Property & Strategy, BLACKBERRY, Chairman, AIPPI SPECIAL COMMITTEE “PATENTS AND STANDARDS”
  9. Jonathan Sage, Government and Regulatory Affairs EU Executive, IBM
  10. Dan Hermele, Senior Director and Legal Counsel, QUALCOMM EUROPE
  11. Alfred Chaouat, Senior Vice President – Licensing, TECHNICOLOR; President, LES FRANCE
  12. William Cohen, Deputy General Counsel for Opinions and Analysis, FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION
  13. Dr Clemens Heusch, Head of Litigation EMEA, NOKIA CORPORATION
  14. Dr Claudia Tapia, Director IPR Policy, ERICSSON
  15. Matthew Heim, Senior Director, Government Affairs & Counsel, QUALCOMM
  16. Gabriella Muscolo, Commissioner, ITALIAN COMPETITION AUTHORITY, former Judge IP and Competition Law division, COURT OF ROME
  17. Judge Karin Friehe, Judge, FEDERAL PATENT COURT OF GERMANY
  18. Jonathan Weeks, Deputy Director of Legal Affairs EMEA, INTEL CORPORATION (UK) LIMITED
  19. Richard Vary, Head of Litigation, NOKIA

See the full speaker list and programme:

They’ll be providing guidance on the year’s most challenging topics – including:

  • NPEs
  • Enforcement
  • IEEE
  • Huawei v. ZTE
  • Competition law & patents
  • Patent pools
  • SEPs
  • The Unified Patent Court
  • Patent damages

Plus, join us for the post-conference workshop for an in-depth look at litigating SEPs.


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Location Kensington Close Hotel
Wrights Lane
United Kingdom
Organized by IBC Legal
Maple House, 149 Tottenham Court Road
United Kingdom
More Information Contact: Customer Services
Email: [email protected]
Phone: +44 (0)20 7017 5503
Start Date 2015-12-01
End Date 2015-12-02