4iP Council interviews Manny Schecter, Chief Patent Counsel at IBM, a prolific user of the patent system. Manny has helped IBM build and protect a portfolio of over 50,000 patents worldwide. The iconic company has held first position on the annual US patent grant list for 24 years.
Alice Pezard is an international arbitrator. She is also a former Judge at the French ‘Cour de Cassation’, France’s highest judiciary court, and a former President of the Chamber of Economic Regulation and Intellectual Property at the Paris Court of Appeal.
Laura MacDonald, MD at ASTP-Proton explains the need for a good ecosystem and talks about industry's increasing interest in university research
With over 800 members, ASTP-Proton in The Hague is the largest association in Europe for professionals involved in technology knowledge transfer.