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December 2 \ Day 1 December 3 \ Day 2


FRIDAY DECEMBER 3             MORNING PLENARY   DAY 2

8:00 – 8:30 am Registration and café d’accueil
8:30 – 8:50 am \ Opening address
Reconciling the Need for IP Protection with Internet and Open Standards
Neelie Kroes
Vice-President, Commissioner for the Digital Agenda EUROPEAN COMMISSION
Moderated by: Stephanie Bodoni
EU Legal News Reporter BLOOMBERG NEWS
8:50 – 9:30 am \ Plenary
Tomorrow’s Economy Today: Open Innovation, the New Face of R&D?
· Value co-creation from an IP perspective
· Open source: a chance for IP?
· Process 2.0: reordering the company
· Crowdsourcing: the new outsourcing?
· Who will own the IP rights?
Didier Barret
President, EMEA MYLAN, INC.
Prof. Bruno Van Pottelsberghe
Professor of Economics, Solvay Chair of Innovation UNIVERSITÉ LIBRE DE BRUXELLES
Chair: Dr Jacques Bughin
Director MCKINSEY & COMPANY
9:30 – 10:00 am \ Plenary
Green technologies: How Innovation and IP will Help Meet Environmental Goals
· Is increasing patenting a trend?
· Does licensing follow a specific path?
· Innovation incentive vs. wide access?
· IP in UNFCCC framework
Richard D. Austin
Vice President and Deputy General Counsel ALSTOM POWER
Carl Horton
Chief Intellectual Property Counsel GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY
Chair: David Brown
President, IP Services Solutions THOMSON REUTERS
10:00 – 10:30 am \ Plenary
European Commission / Max Planck Study: Shaping the Future of the CTM System
Margot Fröhlinger
Director Knowledge-based Economy, Internal Market & Services DG EUROPEAN COMMISSION
António Campinos
President OFFICE FOR HARMONIZATION IN THE INTERNAL MARKET
Chair: James Nurton
Managing Editor MANAGING IP
10:30 – 11:00 am Coffee break
11:00 am – 1:00 pm
  Morning Workshops     STREAMS 9 TO 12
 
9. Anti-counterfeiting I

10. Patent
Reforms II


11. IP
Finance


12. Global IP Strategies
9A Fighting Counterfeiting at the Doors of Europe
Turkey, Morocco, Bosnia, Russia…: how is the flow of counterfeit goods compared to China? Is it changing?
How to perform seizures? How to work closely with local police enforcement?
Do certain countries need further help to improve?
Bruno Alves
Manager, Government and Public Affairs
NIKE \ Belgium
Tim Lindon
Chief Compliance Officer and VP Brand Integrity
PHILIP MORRIS INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT SA \ Switzerland
Coşkun Yazici
Superintendent - Chief of IP Crime Unit
İZMİR POLICE DEPARTMENT \ Turkey
10A Offices’ Backlogs: Industry Impacts
How to treat the global “4.2 million unprocessed patent applications” problem?
How far Europe is concerned? Is the issue partly addressed?
Patent Prosecution Highways and mutual exploitation of documents and patent data: is it adapted to the industry needs?
Maria Teresa d’Antonangelo
Chief Operating Officer and Chief Intellectual Property
MONDOBIOTECH \ Switzerland
Niclas Morey
Director for IP5 and Trilateral Affairs
EUROPEAN PATENT OFFICE \ Germany
Ton Van Hoef
Vice-President and Chief Intellectual Property Counsel
ASML \ The Netherlands
Chair
Kim Finnilä
European Patent Attorney
AWEK INDUSTRIAL PATENTS
President
EUROPEAN PATENT INSTITUTE \ Finland
11A How Private Equity can Leverage IP
Private equity IP due diligence
Getting ROI on IP monetization programs: best tools & strategies
IP-driven LBO or LBO with some IP: which primary and secondary valuation models?
The case of deals focusing exclusively on IP assets
Assessing the technology portfolio: a comprehensive view of possible means
Using IP to finance present and new acquisitions
Keith Bergelt
CEO
OPEN INVENTION NETWORK \ USA
Lawrence Bickers
IP Operations Manager
COLLER CAPITAL LIMITED \ United Kingdom
Alex Brabers
Executive Vice President, Venture Capital
GIMV \ Belgium
Chair
Bruce Berman
Chief Executive Officer
BRODY BERMAN ASSOCIATES \ USA
12A Supranational Courts vs. Forum Shopping
Will the European Patent Court alter forum shopping strategies?
Which countries will be hit?
Litigation with the EU Court of Justice and the General Court
EPO Enlarged Board of Appeal: a first case of petition for review after EPC 2000
OHIM Boards of Appeal
Dr Francesco Macchetta
Director, Intellectual Property
BRACCO GROUP \ Italy
Paul Maier
President, Boards of Appeal
OHIM \ SPain
Dr Achim Krebs
Secretary & Board Member
LES BENELUX \ The Netherlands
Chair
Q. Todd Dickinson
Executive Director
AIPLA \ USA
9B Focus: the Role of Express Carriers
What is the state of co-operation between carriers and government customs? Could it be improved?
Local laws on privacy: do they prevent effective controls?
How to pre-identify and select the freight to be submitted to x-rays, or opened? How to reduce the risk of false-positives?
Is sharing of identity of known counterfeiters effective
Martin Brown
Global Customs Manager, Regulatory Affairs
TNT EXPRESS \ United Kingdom
Olivier Tsalpatouros
Head Customs and International Trade
LA POSTE \ France
Christophe Zimmermann
Head of the Fight Against Counterfeiting and Piracy
WORLD CUSTOMS ORGANIZATION \ Belgium
Chair
Lidy-Anne Jeswiet
European & Benelux Trademark Attorney, Head of Trademark Practice
GEVERS \ Belgium
10B The Truths Behind Patent Costs and Quality
Who will be the winners and the losers of the EU Patent, based on costs and revenues?
Will the European Patent Court reduce the cost of litigation?
Are such initiatives as Patent Prosecution Highways putting at risk the quality of patents?
How to harmonize with no loss?
Jacques Bauvir
Head of the Intellectual Property Department
MICHELIN \ France
Dr Juergen Koch
Head of Corporate Intellectual Property
ROBERT BOSCH GMBH \ Germany
Prof. Bruno Van Pottelsberghe
Professor of Economics
UNIVersité LIBRE DE BRUXELLES
Vice-Dean
SOLVAY BUSINESS SCHOOL \ Belgium
George Whitten
Vice President, Patent Counsel
QUALCOMM EUROPE \ United Kingdom
Chair
Julian Crump
Secretary General
FICPI
Managing Partner, London
MINTZ LEVIN \ United Kingdom
11B Building A Dynamic IP Infrastructure for Europe
Introducing a pan-European financial marketplace for IP assets
How to cope with the heterogeneous nature of IPR
Setting standards for the valuation of patents and trademarks
EU initiatives compared to the US experience
Jacques Darcy
Head of Product Development & Incubation
EUROPEAN INVESTMENT FUND \ LUxembourg
Peter Dröll
Head of Unit, Innovation Policy Development, DG ENTR
EUROPEAN COMMISSION \ Belgium
Gerard J. Pannekoek
President and Chief Executive Officer
IPXI HOLDINGS LLC \ USA
Chair
Patrick Terroir
Managing Director
CDC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY \ France
12B Emerging Markets: China, Russia, and ACTA
What is an adequate level of IP protection and enforcement in EU trade partners?
China: will a full stop to technology transfer practices resolve the situation? What lies behind bilateral negotiations?
Russia: a model for China? What has changed? What is still pending?
Are multilateral negotiations in a deadlock? The state of play of ACTA
Frédéric Blanc
Intellectual Property Manager
LACOSTE SA \ France
Patrick Ravillard
Policy Officer, Unit Public Procurement & Intellectual Property, Trade DG
EUROPEAN COMMISSION \ Belgium
Xenia Iwaszko
Senior International Trade Adviser
IFPI \ Belgium
Chair
Francisco Mingorance
Senior Director of Public Policy Europe
BUSINESS SOFTWARE ALLIANCE \ Belgium
1:00 – 2:30 pm Lunch / networking
2:30 – 4:45 pm
  Afternoon Workshops     STREAMS 13 TO 16
 
13. Anti-counterfeiting II

14. IP Best Practices

15. New IP Challenges

16. Arbitration/
Mediation
13A Making Internet a Safer Place for IP
2nd-hand Internet stores: is zero counterfeit products possible?
Trademarks and keyword advertising on the Internet
Anti-counterfeiting industry charters: are they effective?
How IPRED might be used by the European Commission?
Is ACTA at risk for online shops?
William Bush
Director of Public Affairs
ENGLISH PREMIER LEAGUE \ United Kingdom
Michel Friocourt
General Counsel
PPR GROUP \ France
Stefan Krawczyk
Senior Director and Counsel Government Relations Europe
E-BAY \ Belgium
Benoît Tabaka
Director of Legal and Government Affairs
PRICEMINISTER.COM \ France
Chair
David Wood
Legal Adviser
ICOMP \ United Kingdom
14A IP Outsourcing: Mitigating Costs and Risks
When to outsource IP management and when to keep it inside?
How to get the best ROI with knowledge process outsourcing?
Taking control over a global IP portfolio structure
Consolidating IP agent networks
Managing the risks associated with intangible assets
IP policies for Sarbanes-Oxley and ISO standards
Jakob Balling
Intellectual Property Specialist
ARLA FOODS \ DenmarK
Dr Uwe Over
Vice President, Associate General Counsel
HENKEL AG & CO KGAA \ Germany
Urs Dommann
Director IP Services
EVALUESERVE \ Switzerland
Chair
Lakshmikant Goenka
Marketing Director
Dolcera \ India
15A Benchmarking IP Tax Reforms in Europe
France’s R&D tax credit vs. UK and the Canada reference
Luxembourg: is 80% exemption on all IP and licensing too much?
The Netherlands’ Innovation Box compared to former Patent Box
Ireland new IP tax regime: the best ever?
Shona Merigeault
Vice-President, Group Intellectual Property Department
LAFARGE \ France
Werner Stuffer
Former Tax Director
SIEMENS
International Tax Partner
PRICEWATERHOUSE-COOPERS \ Germany
Mike Sufrin
Head of Tax
ROLLS ROYCE \ United Kingdom
Chair
Geert de Neef
Partner
AB TAXAND \ Belgium
16A Arbitration / Litigation: a Choice Criteria Analysis
Costs vs. benefits: is advantage always on the side of ADRs?
Arbitration vs. mediation?
Which ADR procedures for which business cases?
Strategic ROI: when is it best to go for litigation?
Q. Todd Dickinson
Executive Director
AIPLA \ USA
Dr Jürgen Klowait
General Counsel
E.ON KERNKRAFT \ Germany
Hannah F. Tümpel
Manager, ICC Dispute Resolution Services
INTERNATIONAL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE \ France
Chair
David C.L. Perkins
Partner
ARNOLD & PORTER (UK) LLP \ United Kingdom
13B Luxury Goods: Total War Against Counterfeiting
Traffic of counterfeit goods nearing the trillion $/€?
Fighting in high spheres through government lobbying, inter-brand co-operation…?
Struggling on the field, in trade fairs, underground markets, co-operating with police and customs
Educating consumers about inferiority of fakes, criminalizing their behaviour when appropriate
Still not enough? What has to be done now?
Laurence Morel-Chevillet
IP Counsel
BULGARI SPA \ Italy
Nathalie Moullé-Berteaux
Director of Institutional & Legal Affairs
LACOSTE SA \ France
Yves-Alain Sauvage
Head of the Trademarks and Anti-Counterfeiting Department
CHANEL \ France
Chair
Marilena Garis
Trademark Attorney
METROCONSULT \ Italy
14B Leading Patent Pools to Sheer Success
Pushing international standards beyond the field of IT
Long Term Evolution: pooling essential patents and shielding against litigation
Patent pools for green technologies: the case of Eco-Patent Commons
Pharmaceuticals: patent pools as alternatives to compulsory licensing for AIDS treatment, SARS, exotic diseases, etc.?
Giustino De Sanctis
Managing Director and Director of the Licensing Program
SISVEL SPA \ ITaly
Esteban Burrone
Policy Adviser
MEDICINES PATENT POOL \ Switzerland
Jonathan Sage
EMEA Policy Lead, Open Standards, Open Source and Intellectual Property
IBM CORPORATION \ United Kingdom
Chair
Severin de Wit
Managing Partner
IPEG CONSULTANCY BV
co-Owner
IPHIRE \ The Netherlands
15B Cloud Computing: Keeping IP Under Control
Data management and copyrights: how to draft agreement clauses, and ensure that ownership is retained at all times
Jurisdictions: which ones are competent according to where data is stored? What happens if storage is decentralized?
Can customer be liable if rented applications infringe patents?
Trade secrets: best practices to preserve the adequate levels of confidentiality
Mike Sax
President and Founder
SAX.NET \ USA
Pasi Valtonen
Head of Open Source & Intellectual Property
TIETO \ Finland
Ronald Zink
Associate General Counsel
MICROSOFT \ France
Chair
Patrick Van Eecke
Partner
DLA PIPER \ Belgium
16B When Faster ADR is Appropriate
When to consider faster ADR procedures?
Fast Track Arbitration for small IP disputes through the International Arbitration Rules of AAA/ICDR
WIPO Expedited Arbitration and Expert Determination rules: features to bear in mind?
Mark E. Appel
Senior Vice President
ICDR (International Centre for Dispute Resolution)
Massimiliano Caforio
Legal Director
ARTSANA GROUP \ Italy
Eun-Joo Min
Head, of the Legal Development Section, Arbitration and Mediation Center
WIPO \ Switzerland
Chair
Patrice Vidon
former Chairman
CNIPA
Chief Executive Officer
CABINET VIDON \ France

5:00 pm Closing cocktail



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