Agfa Gevaert - Alcatel - Arkema - Arla Foods - ARM Holdings - ASML BV - AstraZeneca - BHP Billiton - Bose Corporation - British Telecom - DaimlerChrysler - Dassault Systèmes - De La Rue Holdings - Dolby Laboratories - DSM NV - Dyson Group - EADS Deutschland - EADS France - EMI Group - Ericsson - Fresenius Medical Care - Fuji Photo Film - Gaz de France - GE Europe - GE India Technology Centre - General Electric Corporation - General Motors - Geox - Hoffmann-La Roche - Honeywell - IBM Corporation - IBM Global Services - Imerys - InBev - Infineon - Intel Corporation - Intel UK - Lucent Technologies - LVMH Moët Vuitton - Mars Corporation - Microsoft - Moët & Chandon - Nestlé - Nike - Novartis - Panasonic - Philip Morris Products - Philips International - Philips IP & Standards - Qualcomm - Research In Motion - Robert Bosch - Royal Dutch-Shell Group - Royal KPN - Salomon Sports - Sandoz Inc. - SAP AG - Scania - Shell International - Siemens - Solvay - Sony - Teva Pharmaceutical - Thales Communications - Thomson Financials Corp. - Thomson SA - TNT Group - Total - Toyota Motor - Unilever - Union Bank of Switzerland -

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7 new features will enhance the interest and value of this unique IP event :

I.    Networking

“Meet the European Commission IP experts Platform”



II.  In-depth information

« White Paper » : les 100 leviers pour reformer la PI européenne

• 12 new ideas to foster

• a paneuropean IP-friendly

• environment


In a push to bring new ideas to the European business arena, 100 new items will be fuelled for thought during the debates next 7 and 8 of December in Brussels.

The coverage

The 6 main pillars driving this comprehensive benchmark are the following :

I. The macroeconomic landscape (policies, regulatories, the judiciary)

II. The patent system

III. The trademark protection system

IV. The licensing and technology transfer environment

V. Design system

VI. Tax & Fiscal environment

VII. Benchmark US

VIII. Benchmark Japan


The IP 2006 Update will be here to keep you informed about the latest patent & trademark policy news in Brussels, Luxembourg, Strasbourg and throughout enlarged in Europe.


III.  Awards

IP Luminaries


IV.  Specials

2 special anniversaries will be celebrated during IP Summit :

• The 2 millionth .eu proprietary
• The 10 years of Community Trademark


V.  Japan Special

With a special focus on Japan this edition presenting the formidable overhaul Japan has undertaken to achieve through government, universities, judicial system, and large corporations, we are willing to involve the fist Japanese daily newspaper Government and Japanese institutions closely at its highest and political level to highlight the importance of a strong protecting policy and craft of instruments such as the comprehensive agenda set in 2002 by the Secretariat of the Prime Minister of Japan.


The Next Push about IP in Japan

• A New Attitude in Litigation

• Changes in the Patent Court

• Changes in Licensing

• Technology Transfer and Universities

• Employees Compensation


VI.  Following the Wine Industry Worshop,

a tasting « à l’aveugle » between « Brands » and the « Appellations d’origine » systems in practice. The « bouquet » of IP 2006.


VII.  A unique source of information on IP will be unveiled at the IP 2006



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