BRUSSELS IP SUMMIT 2004
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Keynote Speakers

Early speakers confirmation include:

  • Ian Harvey — Chief Executive Officer — BTG (United Kingdom)
  • Donny Strosberg — CEO — Hybrigenics (France)
  • Lothar Steiling — Chief Patent Counsel — Bayer (Germany)
  • Gilles Capart — Président — Proton (Belgium)
  • Arlene McCarthy — Member of the European Parliament (United Kingdom)
  • Jean-Philippe Courtois — Chief Executive Officer — Microsoft EMEA (France)
  • Mike Barlow — Head, Patent and Agreements — BP International (United Kingdom)
  • Erik Nooteboom — Head of the Industrial Property Unit of DG Internal Market — European Commission (Belgium)
  • Patrick Theunis — Head of Intellectual Property — Agfa Gevaert (Belgium)
  • Gabriella Musculo — Judge Court of Rome Specialist Section of IP Litigation (Italy)
  • Professor Alain Pompidou — President — European Patent Office (Germany)
  • Wubbo de Boer — President — OHIM (Spain)
  • Marc Frisanco — Chief Legal Officer — Richemont Group (Switzerland)
  • Stephen P. Fox — Vice President and Deputy General Counsel Intellectual Property — Hewlett-Packard Company (US)
  • Morag Macdonald — Partner — Bird & Bird (United Kingdom)
  • Ernesto Rubio — Assistant Director General, Sector of Trademarks, Industrial Designs & Geographical Indications — WIPO (Switzerland)
  • Jean François Serrier — IP Assets General Manager — Solvay (Belgium)
  • Giampiero de Luca — Chief Intellectual Property Counsel — Serono (Switzerland)
  • Carlos Ascenso André — President — Mglass (Portugal)
  • Thierry Sueur — Vice President Intellectual Property — Air Liquide (France)
  • Florent Gevers — Senior Partner — GEVERS — and Vice-president of the official IP Comitee to the Belgian Government (Belgium)
  • Luis de Javier Esteban — Legal Director — Miguel Torres SA (Spain)
  • Jean Rodesch — Vice-President European Affaires — Pernod Ricard (France)
  • Luc Morelon — Director External Relations Lactalis Group — and President of the Interprofessional Trade Union of Defense of Camembert cheese of Normandy (AOC) (France)
  • Jerry Rosenthal — Vice President Intellectual Property & Licensing — IBM (USA)
  • Benoît Barme — Trademarks and Models Director — Danone (France)
  • Yannick Chalme — General Counsel — L'Oréal (France)
  • Tim Crean — Chief IP Officer — SAP AG (Germany)
  • François Jamet — Head of Licensing and Technology Acquisition — France Telecom (France)
  • André-Pascal Chauvin — VP Business Licensing — Alcatel (France)
  • Bruce Alexander — President — The Chartered Institute of Patents Agents (United Kingdom)
  • Frank Cuypers — Head of Intellectual Property — SWISS RE (Switzerland)
  • Simon Clegg — Managing Director — TAEUS (United Kingdom)
  • Michael Leathes — Head of Intellectual Property — British American Tobacco (United Kingdom)
  • Ignacio de Castro Llamas — Head, Information and External Relations Section — WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center (Switzerland)
  • Pierre De Muelenaere — CEO & President — IRIS Group (Belgium)
  • Lucy Nichols — Global Director of IPR Brand Protection — Nokia (Finland)
  • Laurent Villaume — Chairman and Managing Director Quantum Optical Laboratories — and President Optical Disk Association (France)
  • Philippe Le Clech — Head of Development & Member of Intellectual Assets Management & Strategy Deparment — Breese Derambure Majerowicz (France)
  • John Nevard — Senior Patent Counsel — Unipath Limited (United Kingdom)
  • Dave Rutges — European leader — KPMG Global Transfer Pricing Services — and partner with KPMG Meijburg & Co. (Netherlands)
  • Jaap Reyneveld — Senior manager — KPMG Global Transfer Pricing Services (Netherlands)
  • Duncan Curley — author of "Intellectual Property Licences and Technology Transfer" (Sept. 2004) (United Kingdom)
  • Piet Schalkwijk — Director of Intellectual Property — Akzo Nobel NV (Netherlands)
  • Walter Holzer — President — EPI (The Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office) (Austria)
  • Eugen Popp — Président — Deutsche Patentanwaltskammer (Germany)
  • Katharine KU — Director, Office of Technology Licensing — Stanford University (USA)3
  • Georgina Evans — Vice President and Trade Mark Counsel — GlaxoSmithKline (United Kingdom)
  • Wayne P. Sobon — Director of IP — Accenture (USA)
  • Gerhard Bauer — Chief Trademark Counsel — DaimlerChrysler (Germany)
  • Prof. Paola Frassi — Full Professor of Intellectual Property at the University of Milan (Italy)
  • Olavi Linden — Chief Designer Officer — Fiskars (Finland)
  • Jean-Marc Brunel — Head of Patent Departement — Airbus SAS (France)
  • Christophe Boutin — General Manager — CPA Software Solutions (France)
  • Mark MacGann — Director General — EICTA (Belgium)
  • David Connett — Publisher — The Recycler Ltd (United Kingdom)
  • Bruno Vandermeulen — Partner — Bird & Bird (Belgium)
  • Cecilia O. Lofters — Senior IP Counsel — General Electric Company (USA)
  • Christian Derambure — President — Breese Derambure Majerowicz (France)
  • David Perkins — Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & Mccloy (United Kingdom)
  • Jean-François Hays — IP Deputy — Air Liquide (France)
  • André Heitz — Director WIPO Coordination Office in Brussels
  • Laurence Julien-Raes — Partner & Head of Legal Department — Santarelli (France)
  • Jean Pire — Senior Partner — Gevers (Belgium)
  • Detlef Schenen — OHMI (Spain)
  • Dr. Bernd Geiger — Managing General Partner — Triangle Venture Capital Group (Germany)
  • Gerhard Florin — Chairman Europe — EA [Electronic Arts] (United States)
  • Peter Backes — Manager for International Patent Affairs — Deutsche Telekom AG (Germany)
  • Cécile Guillemard — Senior Counsel Trademarks — Procter & Gamble
  • Robert Van Peursem — Judge — the District Court of The Hague (Netherlands)
  • Alexander Schaub — Director-General of DG Internal Market — European Commission (Belgium)
  • Isabelle Leroux — Partner — Bird & Bird (France)
  • Massimiliano Mostardini — Partner — Bird & Bird (Italy)
  • Christos Katopis — Director of Congressional Relations at the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)
  • Patrice Vidon — President — Compagnie Nationale des Conseils en Propriété Industrielle (France)
  • Jean Claude Lahaut — General Counsel and Secretary to the Leadership Team — CEFIC (the European Chemical Industry Council)
  • Jef Vandekerckhove — trademarks, designs and domain names portfolio manager — Philips Intellectual Property and Standards (Netherlands)
  • David H. Tatham — panellist for resolving domain name disputes under ICANN's Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy — WIPO (UK)
  • Q. Todd Dickinson — IP Director — General Electric (USA)
  • Dirk van Stappen — Partner — KPMG (Belgium), European business members of the EU Joint Transfer Pricing Forum — European Commission
  • Cécile Lebrument — Corporate Internet Manager — Snecma SA (France)
  • David Squires — Director — Deloitte & Touche LLP
  • Miguel Pena-Castillot, Directorate Comptetition, European Commission

Debates moderated by:

Joff Wild, Editor, IAM

Intellectual Asset Management
and The Editorial Staff of

The Wall Street Journal Europe

 


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