4iP Events

Upcoming events...


November
21

IPAN AGM and Network Meeting

Mark Durrant, Director of Communications at Nokia, a 4iP Council supporter will attend on behalf of 4iP Council. There will be a discussion on corporate value in IP and related intangibles from a business, investor, legal and wider society perspective.
Thursday 21 November 2019 - All Day
CIPA Hall, Holborn, London,


March
24

IPBC Europe

4iP Council is a media partner at the event. Axel Ferrazzini, Managing Director, will be attending.
Tuesday 24 March 2020 - All Day
The Shelbourne, Dublin, Ireland,


March
25

IPBC Europe

4iP Council is a media partner at the event. Axel Ferrazzini, Managing Director, will be attending.
Wednesday 25 March 2020 - All Day
The Shelbourne, Dublin, Ireland,


June
14

IPBC Global

4iP Council is a media partner at the event. Axel Ferrazzini, Managing Director, will be attending.
Sunday 14 June 2020 - All Day
The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago,


Past events...


November
16

IPBC Global

4iP Council is a media partner at the event. Axel Ferrazzini, Managing Director, will be attending.
Saturday 16 November 2019 - All Day
The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago,


November
15

IPBC Global

4iP Council is a media partner at the event. Axel Ferrazzini, Managing Director, will be attending.
Friday 15 November 2019 - All Day
The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago,


November
15

MaCCI Law & Economic Conference on IP Proceedings

Dr. Claudia Tapia, Director of IP Policy and Research at Ericsson and Chair of 4iP Council will participate in the panel discussion "What is FRAND?"
Thursday 14 November 2019 - All Day
Friday 15 November 2019 - All Day
ZEW, Mannheim,

Claudia Tapia will participate in the panel discussion "What is FRAND?" presenting material developed by 4iP Council


November
7

Training event for SMEs: The EPO (European Patent Office), in collaboration with 4iP Council and EIT

Dr. Claudia Tapia, Chairperson of 4iP Council
Thursday 07 November 2019 - All Day
Ghent, Belgium,


November
6

ASTP Fall Meeting, Moving Forward Together

Emma Bluck, Partnership Brokers Associate and 4iP Council Communications Manager.
Wednesday 06 November 2019 - All Day
Leiden, Netherlands,

Emma is presenting on Building effective multi-stakeholder collaborations and will share a brief overview of 4iP Council.


November
5

High-growth technology business conference 2019. Boosting your strategy with intellectual property.

4iP Council research contributors will be presenting at this event.
Monday 04 November 2019 - All Day
Tuesday 05 November 2019 - All Day
Aviva Stadium, Dublin, Ireland,

This event, organised jointly by the Licensing Executives Society and the European Patent Office, includes a conference and a training day for SMEs seeking to make strategic use of intellectual property.


October
14

London IP Summit 2019

Stephen Potter, Company Adviser and Business Development, Iprova sarl & Axel Ferrazzini, Managing Director, 4iP Council
Monday 14 October 2019 - All Day
The Blitmore Mayfair, London,


October
8

IP Seminar @ Volvo Cars

Charlotta Ljungdahl, VP Group IP at Air Liquide a 4iP Council supporter will speak at this event
Tuesday 08 October 2019 - All Day
Gothenburg, Sweden,


September
26

Managing IP European Patent Forum

Dr Spyros Makris, LL.M., Syndic Lawyer / IPR Researcher at 4iP Council supporter, Ericsson will be speaking on case law after the CJEU decision on Huawei v ZTE.
Thursday 26 September 2019 - All Day
Munich,


September
24

MIP European Patent Forum 2019

Axel Ferrazzini, Managing Director, 4iP Council, will speak on strategic considerations when planning & enforcing international patents
Tuesday 24 September 2019 - All Day
Westin Paris Vendome,


September
20

Bocconi University International Seminar supported by 4iP Council

Various 4iP Council supporters will be speaking at this event.
Friday 20 September 2019 - All Day
Bocconi University Headquarters, Milan, Italy,


September
10

LES Pan European Conference. "Human evolution and AI, Are you Ready?"

Claudia Tapia, Chairperson, 4iP Council
Tuesday 10 September 2019 - All Day
Madrid, Spain,


June
24

WIPO Standing Committee on the Law of Patents

Axel Ferrazzini, Managing Director, 4iP Council
Monday 24 June 2019 - All Day
Geneva, Switzerland,


June
20

Florence School of Regulation

Dr Igor Nikolic will present the paper he co-authored for 4iP Council entitled 'A FRAND Regime for Dominant Digital Platforms'
Thursday 20 June 2019 9:00 pm - 6:00 am
Florence, Italy,

8th Conference on the Regulation of Infrastructures. Digital Platforms – The New Network Industries? How to regulate them?


June
17

IP Law Europe Summit

4iP Council supporters, Jillian Mertsch, Director, Government Relations & Regulatory Affairs Europe, Interdigital Belgium and Julian Nolan, CEO Iprova will be speaking at this event
Monday 17 June 2019 - All Day
Fairmont Le Montreux Palace, Switzerland,

Europe's largest, closed door event for Chief Intellectual Property Counsel


June
17

European Corporate Counsel Summit

4iP Council is pleased to be supporting this event. A number of our supporters will be attending.
Monday 17 June 2019 - All Day
Fairmont Le Montreux, Switzerland,


June
18

IPBC Global 2019

Various 4iP Council supporters will be speaking at this event
Sunday 16 June 2019 - All Day
Monday 17 June 2019 - All Day
Tuesday 18 June 2019 - All Day
The Westin Boston Waterfront, Boston,


May
21

ASTPProton Annual Conference 2019

4iP Council will be presenting on 'Reasons to Patent' during the 'Knowledge Stock Exchange' on Wednesday 22 May 2019
Tuesday 21 May 2019 - All Day
Dublin, Ireland,


April
24

Is innovation in the UK motor industry heading for the exit?

Mark Durrant, Director of Communications at Nokia will attend on behalf of 4iP Council
Wednesday 24 April 2019 - All Day
House of Commons, London, UK,

Organised by IPAN, UK, a 4iP Council ecosystem partner, this event explores the impact of Brexit on innovation in the UK Automotive industry.


March
28

IPBC Europe 2019

Various 4iP Council supporters will be speaking at this event. 4iP Council subscribers quoting the code 4IP300 will save €300 on their registration for this event.
Wednesday 27 March 2019 - All Day
Thursday 28 March 2019 - All Day
Les Salons Hoche, Paris, France,


March
15

Hello-Tomorrow Global Summit

Charlotta Ljungdahl, Group VP of IP AirLiquide (a 4iP Council supporter).
Thursday 14 March 2019 - All Day
Friday 15 March 2019 - All Day
Le Centquatre, Paris ,

We are participating in a session on the benefits of patents on Friday 15 March. As a 4iP Council subscriber you receive 30% off your ticket to this amazing deep tech gathering using the promo code HTGS20194IPCOUNCIL. ➡️ https://hello-tomorrow.org/summit


March
14

Can robots invent and create? A dialogue between AI and IP


Thursday 14 March 2019 - All Day
Alicante, Spain,


March
7

MIP International Patent Forum 2019

Various 4iP Council supporters will be speaking at this event
Wednesday 06 March 2019 - All Day
Thursday 07 March 2019 - All Day
Jumeirah Carlton Tower, London,

4iP Council supporters will be speaking and presenting 4iP Council research at the event


February
26

How will Open Source play a role in the evolving 5G ecosystem?

Moderated by Axel Ferrazzini, MD, 4iP Council
Tuesday 26 February 2019 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Mobile World Congress 2019 - Live and Webinar,


January
30

MIP International Women’s Leadership Forum

Ettie-Ann Alder, Senior Patent Attorney at Ericsson, a 4iP Council supporter
Wednesday 30 January 2019 - All Day
Waldorf Hilton, London,

4iP Council supporters will be speaking and presenting 4iP Council research at the event.


January
23

XXth EIPIN Congress: Intellectual Property And Innovation: Fostering Development In Different Innova

Dr. Claudia Tapia, Chairperson of 4iP Council and Axel Ferrazzini, Managing Director of 4iP Council will speak on a panel on 'Over-Declaration of Standard Essential Patents.' The panel will consider the issue of over-declaration of SEPs and its costs and benefits for the standard-setting ecosystem.
Wednesday 23 January 2019 - All Day
University of Alicante, Spain,


December
6

Standards and Patents - 12th Annual Conference

Axel Ferrazzini, Managing Director, 4iP Council
Thursday 06 December 2018 - All Day
The Millennium Hotel, Knightsbridge, London,

Open Source and Standardisation.


November
28

The EU approach to SEPs – HUAWEI, its aftermath and potential developments

Dr Claudia Tapia Garcia, LL.M.
Wednesday 28 November 2018 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Industrie-Club Düsseldorf e.V., Düsseldorf,

9th GRUR Int./JIPLP Joint Seminar: Dr Claudia Tapia Garcia, LL.M. (Munich), Chair 4iP Council; Director IPR Policy & Legal Academic Research will be joining a panel discussion on "Implementation of the case law of the CJEU into UK and German law and the practical implications of the EC Communication." Claudia's presentation will be on "Current practice-related issues: benefits and challenges from an industry perspective."


November
20

IP Law Europe Summit 2018

Axel Ferrazzini, Managing Director, 4iP Council
Monday 19 November 2018 - All Day
Tuesday 20 November 2018 - All Day
Le Méridien Beach Plaza, Monte Carlo, Monaco,

"Standing on the Shoulders of Giants: Utilising Open Innovation to Encourage Growth"


October
16

London IP Summit 2018

Axel Ferrazzini, Managing Director, 4iP Council presenting in a panel session
Tuesday 16 October 2018 - All Day
IPR Events London ,

Adopting successful business optimisation strategy to allow accelerated innovation


October
12

Competition Law and Standard Essential Patents;Testing the Limits of Extra-territorial Enforcement

Mathew Heim
Friday 12 October 2018 - All Day
European University Institute (EUI) campus in Florence,

4iP Council's Mathew Heim will present in a panel session from 13.40-15.00 on SEP and extra-territorial competition law enforcement alongside Damien Geradin of Tilburg University; Despina Pachnou of the OECD Secretariat and Semin Park of the Korea Fair Trade Commission / OECD Secretariat


October
4

Ambassadors Meeting organised by European IPR Helpdesk and EASME

Axel Ferrazzini, Managing Director, 4iP Council
Thursday 04 October 2018 - All Day
MCE building, Brussels,

Axel Ferrazzini will present on the topic of IP, innovation and research


September
29

GRUR Annual Meeting 2018


Saturday 29 September 2018 - All Day
Hotel Intercontinental, Berlin,

4iP Council will be promoting its reports and post Huawei v ZTE case law tools at this event


September
28

International Seminar Internet of Things Licensing and Open Source

4iP Council supporters and research report authors will be among the speakers at this event.
Friday 28 September 2018 2:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Milan,

Organised by Bocconi University with the support of 4iP Council


July
7

Boehmert & Boehmert Annual Training Course for IP Professional

Claudia Tapia, Chairperson, 4iP Council
Saturday 07 July 2018 - All Day
Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten Kempinski, Munich,

'Obtaining, Enforcing and Evaluating Intellectual Property Rights in Europe' 4iP Council will be providing an overview of its research work.


June
22

IP Law Summit Europe

Axel Ferrazzini, Managing Director, 4iP Council
Friday 22 June 2018 - All Day
Fairmont Le Montreux Palace, Montreux, Switzerland,

Are PAEs a threat to Europe?


June
21

Protecting Innovation in a Changing Landscape

Dr Spyros Makris, IPR Licensing, Ericsson, a 4iP Council supporter.
Thursday 21 June 2018 - All Day
The Bloomsbury Hotel, London,

4iP Council presenting on research methodologies standards & FRAND panel discussion.


June
15

Euro Law Conference 2018

Claudia Tapia, Chairperson, 4iP Council
Thursday 14 June 2018 - All Day
Friday 15 June 2018 - All Day
Hoffmann Eitle, Munich,

4iP Council will be discussing its work tracking and analysing national court decisions post Huawei v ZTE


June
6

Joint workshop Alicante University and 4iP Council

Axel Ferrazzini, Managing Director, and Dr Spyros Makris, IPR Licensing, Ericsson
Wednesday 06 June 2018 9:00 pm - 2:15 am
Av. Ramon y Cajal, 4. Alicante Spain (Sede Universitaria, Ciudad de Alicante),

Axel and Spyros will be covering the IoT; standardisation, technical and legal challenges as well as patent and standards case-law.


June
6

IoT between patents, standards and licenses

Claudia Tapia, Chairperson, 4iP Council. Hosted by Questel
Wednesday 06 June 2018 - All Day
Frankfurt Airport Conference Center,

European case-Law on FRAND negotiation.


June
4

The League of European Research Universities (LERU)

Axel Ferrazzini, Managing Director 4iP Council
Monday 04 June 2018 3:15 pm - 4:00 pm
University of Amsterdam,

Introduction to the topic of “Patents rights in a climate of intellectual property skepticism: what does this mean for universities?”


May
24

ASTP-Proton Annual Conference "Technology Transfer in a Changing Environment"

Axel Ferrazzini, Managing Director, 4P Council
Thursday 24 May 2018 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Liège, Belgium,

4iP Council will be speaking within the Knowledge Stock Exchange session


May
24

LES FRANCE conference on IP & Competition

Robin Stitzing, Senior Economist, Patent Business at Nokia, a 4iP Council supporter
Thursday 24 May 2018 - All Day
Gide Loyrette Nouel, 22 cours Albert, 75001, Paris,

Robin will speak on 4iP Council's behalf on the topic "IP and Competition in our economy (Pharma excluded): SEPs issue at the global digitalization dawn"


April
27

4th Global Brand Protection Innovation Programme

Audrey Ferrazzini, Director of Government Affairs Europe at Qualcomm, on behalf of 4iP Council
Thursday 26 April 2018 - All Day
Friday 27 April 2018 - All Day
London,

A call for empirical rigour.


April
24

European Life Sciences Forum

Axel Ferrazzini, MD 4iP Council and Chris Wright, Invention Developer, Iprova, a 4iP Council supporter
Tuesday 24 April 2018 - All Day
Le Méridien Piccadilly, London,

Interactive focus: Digital era, evolution & the changing nature of patents


March
23

EPO Roundtable on Patenting Artificial Intelligence


Friday 23 March 2018 - All Day
Munich, Germany,

Claudia Tapia, Chairperson, 4iP Council will be attending this event.


March
20

IPBC Europe - Harnessing IP value in European companies

Respresentatives from 4iP Council supporters Nokia & Vectis
Tuesday 20 March - Wednesday 21 March 2018 - All Day
Hotel Okura, Amsterdam,

4iP Council is supporting IPBC Europe – Subscribers to 4iP Council are eligible for a €200 discount on their conference registration fee. Contact info@4ipcouncil.com to take advantage of this offer.


March
12

Storie di Merito

Audrey Scozzaro Ferrazzini, 4iP Council
Monday 12 March 2018 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Bocconi University, Milan

4iP Council will present on its cooperation within Bocconi’s new and unique LL.M. in Law of Internet Technology.


February
27

IP and Innovation Evening Discussion

4iP Council, InterDigital, PaRR, Avanci
Tuesday 27 February 2018 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Luxury Yacht, Port Vell,

During Mobile World Congress


February
26

Discussion on IoT, Standards and Patents

Axel Ferrazzini, Managing Director of 4iP Council
Monday 26 February 2018 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Barcelona,


January
25

Innovation & IP Forum and Awards

Mathew Heim, Vice President and Counsel, Qualcomm
Thursday 25 January 2018 - All Day
Paris, Pavillion d’Armenonville.,

Patent pools & standards : winning the platform war.


December
6

Life-Sciences Patent Network

Axel Ferrazzini
Wednesday 06 December 2017 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Bloomsbury Hotel, London,

4iP Council will present on the importance of grounding intellectual property policy decisions in solid theory & empirical evidence


December
6

Standards, Patents & Competition: Law and Litigation

Axel Ferrazzini
Wednesday 06 December 2017 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Millennium Knightsbridge, London,

4iP Council present in the opening panel session "An Update on Standard Setting Organisations" alongside representatives from ETSI and Intel.


September
29

LL.M. in Law of Internet Technology

Audrey Scozzaro Ferrazzini, IPR Senior Manager at Qualcomm
Friday 29 September 2017 - All Day
Milan, Bocconi University

4iP Council is to present a session on ‘Building and maintaining patent portfolios’.


July
3

11th Transatlantic IP Summer Academy (TIPSA)

Audrey Scozzaro Ferrazzini, IPR Senior Manager at Qualcomm
Monday 03 July - Wednesday 05 July 2017 - All Day
Milan, University of Milan and Bocconi University

4iP Council overview and deep dive on the Internet of Things, the relevance of standardisation for consolidation of new business models in this area and the interplay with IP.


July
1

R&D Management Conference 2017

Patrick Hofkens, IPR Policy Director at Ericsson
Saturday 01 July - Wednesday 05 July 2017 - All Day
Leuven, University of Leuven

Workshop organised by 4iP Council on "The role of IP and standardisation in building a successful and innovative Europe".


June
30

CRESSE 2017 - 11th International conference on competition and regulation "Advances in the Analysis

Robin Stitzing, Senior Economist, Nokia Corporation
Friday 30 June - Sunday 02 July 2017 - All Day
Crete, University of Athens,

Presentation of 4iP Council's paper 'Lessons from Huawei v. ZTE' by Sir Robin Jacob (University College London; Lord Justice of Appeal of England and Wales), Alexander Milner (Barrister, Fountain Court Chambers, London)


June
13

European inventor award

4iP Council attendance
Tuesday 13 June 2017 - All Day
Venice, EPO,


May
31

17th ASTP-Proton annual conference ‘Strengthening the core and creating value’

Claudia Tapia, Director IPR Policy, Ericsson and 4iP Council Chair
Wednesday 31 May - Friday 02 June 2017 - All Day
Budapest, ASTP-Proton,

Strengthening the core. From metrics to media houses


May
18

European Practice Committee Conference Now That We’ve Got IP – What Are We Going To Do With It?

Claudia Tapia, Director IPR Policy, Ericsson and 4iP Council Chair
Thursday 18 May 2017 - All Day
Paris, Intellectual Property Owners Association,

How do the Recent FRAND Decisions Affect Licensing in the Telecommunications Sector?


April
24

LESI 2017 Annual Conference ‘IP Revolution? Scenarios for the Future’

Claudia Tapia, Director IPR Policy, Ericsson and 4iP Council Chair.
Monday 24 April - Tuesday 25 April 2017 - All Day
Paris, Licensing Executive Society,

IP Market: challenges and opportunities


March
27

LL.M. in Intellectual Property Law and New Technologies (LL.M. IP & IT)

Claudia Tapia, Director IPR Policy, Ericsson and 4iP Council Chair
Monday 27 March 2017 - All Day
Madrid, University Autónoma de Madrid (UAM),

The interplay between patent law and competition law.


March
21

Seminar on “IP litigation and SEP licensing post Huawei”

Rt Hon Professor Sir Robin Jacob (main author of 4iP Council's paper 'Lessons from Huawei v. ZTE')
Tuesday 21 March 2017 - All Day
Milan Court of Appeal and the Italian Institute for Judicial Studies at the Court of Milan,

IP litigation and SEP licensing post Huawei v ZTE


December
8

LES France General Assembly

Claudia Tapia, Director IPR Policy, Ericsson and 4iP Council Chair
Thursday 08 December 2016 - All Day
Paris, LES France,

Assessing the quality of European patents


December
1

The Pan-European Intellectual Property Summit. 2016

Claudia Tapia, Director IPR Policy, Ericsson and 4iP Council Chair. Patrick Hofkens, Director IPR Policy, Ericsson
Thursday 01 December - Friday 02 December 2016 - All Day
Brussels, Premier Cercle™,

FRAND development in the area of Internet of Things. Patent enforcement: trends in the EU Single market in 2016.


November
18

International IP & Competition Law International Seminar

Audrey Scozzaro Ferrazzini, IPR Senior Manager at Qualcomm
Friday 18 November 2016 - All Day
Milan, Bocconi University,

Patents and standards


September
5

10th Transatlantic IP Summer Academy (TIPSA)

Audrey Scozzaro Ferrazzini, IPR Senior Manager at Qualcomm
Monday 05 September - Friday 09 September 2016 - All Day
Milan, Bocconi University, Alicante University and Magister Lvcentinvs,

Patents and standards