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Patrice Cros
Speakers
François Morel
delegates
Bérengère Delescluse


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of the former IP and
Competition Summits
,
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IP Week / Patent Fair

IIP Week & Patent Fair > 2011


Speakers confirmations
(as of November 30, 2010)

Including:

Keynotes & plenary sessions
Neelie Kroes
Vice-President, Commissioner for the Digital Agenda
EUROPEAN COMMISSION
Michel Barnier
Commissioner for Internal Market & Services
EUROPEAN COMMISSION
A video of Karel De Gucht
Commissioner for Trade
EUROPEAN COMMISSION
Benoît Battistelli
President
EUROPEAN PATENT OFFICE
Philippe de Buck
Director General
BUSINESSEUROPE
Thomas Leysen
President
FEB-VBO
Chairman of the Board of Directors
UMICORE GROUP
Dr Péter Balas
Director General (acting), Trade DG
EUROPEAN COMMISSION
António Campinos
President
OFFICE FOR HARMONIZATION IN THE INTERNAL MARKET
Margot Fröhlinger
Director of the Knowledge Economy, Internal Market DG
EUROPEAN COMMISSION
Richard D. Austin
Vice President and Deputy General Counsel
ALSTOM POWER
Didier Barret
President EMEA
MYLAN, INC.
Stephanie Bodoni
EU Legal News Reporter
BLOOMBERG NEWS
David Brown
President, IP Services Solutions
THOMSON REUTERS
Dr Jacques Bughin
Director
MCKINSEY & COMPANY
Stephen Fidler
Brussels Bureau Chief
THE WALL STREET JOURNAL EUROPE
Carl Horton
Chief Intellectual Property Counsel
GENERAL ELECTRIC
James Nurton
Managing Editor
MANAGING IP


Government Authorities, Institutions, NGOs
Leena Ballard
Legal Officer, Domain Name Dispute Resolution Section, Arbitration & Mediation Center
WIPO      \ Switzerland
Lord Daniel Brennan QC
Member, representative of the Labor Party
HOUSE OF LORDS      \ United Kingdom
Esteban Burrone
Policy Adviser
MEDICINES PATENT POOL      \ Switzerland
Jacques Darcy
Head of Product Development & Incubation
EUROPEAN INVESTMENT FUND      \ Luxembourg
Peter Dröll
Head of Unit, Innovation Policy Development, ENTR DG
EUROPEAN COMMISSION      \ Belgium
Tomás Lorenzo Eichenberg
Policy Administrator. Unit IP Rights, MARKT DG
EUROPEAN COMMISSION      \ Belgium
Xenia Iwaszko
Senior International Trade Adviser
IFPI      \ Belgium
Carl Josefsson
Former Associate Judge of Appeal, Senior Legal Advisor
MINISTRY OF JUSTICE      \ Sweden
Johannes Karcher
Judge
GERMAN FEDERAL COURT OF PATENTS      \ Germany
Paul Maier
President, Boards of Appeal
OHIM      \ Spain
Toine Manders
MEP, Internal Market & Consumer Protection Committee
EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT      \ The Netherlands
Eun-Joo Min
Head, of the Legal Development Section, Arbitration and Mediation Center
WIPO      \ Switzerland
Francisco Mingorance
Senior Director of Public Policy, Europe
BUSINESS SOFTWARE ALLIANCE      \ Belgium
Niclas Morey
Director IP5/Trilateral Affairs & International Organizations
EUROPEAN PATENT OFFICE      \ Germany
Matt Moran
Vice President
APIC (CEFIC)
Director
PHARMACHEMICAL IRELAND      \ Ireland
Olof Nordling
Director, Services Re-lations & Branch Manager
ICANN      \ Belgium
Patrick Ravillard
Policy Officer, Unit Public Procurement & Intellectual Property, Trade DG
EUROPEAN COMMISSION      \ Belgium
Hannah F. Tümpel
Manager, Dispute Resolution Services
International Chamber of Commerce      \ France
Oliver Varhelyi
Head of Unit Industrial Property Rights, MARKT DG
EUROPEAN COMMISSION      \ Belgium
Coşkun Yazici
Superintendent - Chief of IP Crime Unit
İZMİR POLICE DEPARTMENT      \ Turkey
Christophe Zimmermann
Head of the Fight Against Counterfeiting and Piracy
WCO-OMD      \ Belgium


Lawyers, academics & IP service providers

Mark E. Appel
Senior Vice President
International Centre For Dispute Resolution
Bruce Berman
Chief Executive Officer
BRODY BERMAN ASSOCIATES      \ USA
David Brown
President, IP Services Solutions
THOMSON REUTERS      \ USA
Axel Casalonga
Founding Partner
BUREAU CASALONGA & JOSSE      \ France
Giovanni Francesco Casucci
Founding Member & Legal Representative
CASUCCI LAW FIRM      \ Italy
Julian Crump
Secretary General
FICPI     
Managing Partner, London
MINTZ LEVIN      \ UK
Urs Dommann
Director IP Services
EVALUESERVE      \ Switzerland
Dominique Ducay
Senior Director, IP Solutions
THOMSON REUTERS      \ France
Patrick Van Eecke
Partner
DLA PIPER      \ Belgium
Kim Finnilä
European Patent Attorney
AWEK Industrial Patents
President
EUROPEAN PATENT INSTITUTE      \ Finland
Marilena Garis
Trademark Attorney
METROCONSULT      \ Italy
Lakshmikant Goenka
Marketing Director
Dolcera      \ India
Tove Graulund
Former President
MARQUES
Director
GRAULUND IP SERVICES      \ Denmark
Patrick Hauss
Member of the Board and Director
INDOM      \ France
Lidy-Anne Jeswiet
European & Benelux Trademark Attorney, Head of Trademark Practice
GEVERS      \ Belgium
Dr Achim Krebs
Secretary & Board Member
LES BENELUX      \ The Netherlands
Elisabeth Logeais
Partner
UGGC & ASSOCIÉS      \ France
Yann Magnan
Managing Director
DUFF & PHELPS      \ France
Annick Mottet Haugaard
President
ECTA
Partner
LYDIAN      \ Belgium
Geert de Neef
Partner
AB TAXAND      \ Belgium
Maurice Nussenbaum
Founder & Managing Partner
SORGEM      \ France
Daniel Papst
Managing Director and co-Owner
PAPST LICENSING      \ Germany
Richard Peet
Partner
FOLEY & LARDNER, LLP      \ USA
David C.L. Perkins
Partner
ARNOLD & PORTER (UK) LLP      \ United Kingdom
Patrick Pierre
Chief Executive Officer
AVENIUM CONSULTING      \ France
Philippe Rincazaux
Partner
ORRICK RAMBAUD MARTEL      \ France
Luc Santarelli
Managing Partner
SANTARELLI      \ France
Guido Von Scheffer
Chief Executive Officer
IP STRATEGISTS      \ Germany
Tim Schumacher
Chief Executive Officer
SEDO      \ Germany
Philip Stern
co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer
YET2.COM      \ USA
David Taylor
Partner
HOGAN LOVELLS LLP      \ France
Mélanie Thill-Tayara
Partner
NORTON ROSE LLP      \ France
Q. Todd Dickinson
Executive Director
AIPLA      \ USA
Jean-Christophe Troussel
Chairman of the European Committee
LES INTERNATIONAL      \ Belgium
Prof. Bruno Van Pottelsberghe
Professor of Economics
UNIVERSITÉ LIBRE DE BRUXELLES
Vice Dean
SOLVAY BUSINESS SCHOOL      \ Belgium
Patrice Vidon
former Chairman
CNIPA
Chief Executive Officer
CABINET VIDON      \ France
Severin de Wit
Managing Partner
IPEG CONSULTANCY BV
co-Owner
IPHIRE      \ The Netherlands
David Wood
Legal Adviser
ICOMP      \ United Kingdom
Raymond Zenkich
Partner
RED CHALK GROUP, LLC      \ USA
Jonathan Zuck
President
Association for Competitive Technology     \ USA


Companies: Industry & Services

Sandra M. Aistars
Vice President & Associate General Counsel, Intellectual Property
TIME WARNER INC.      \ United States
Bruno Alves
Manager, Government and Public Affairs
NIKE      \ Belgium
Maria Teresa D’Antonangelo
Chief Operating Officer and Chief Intellectual Property
MONDOBIOTECH AG      \ Switzerland
Jakob Balling
Intellectual Property Specialist
ARLA FOODS AMBA      \ Denmark
Rémi Bastien
VP Advanced Engineering, Research & Materials
RENAULT SA      \ France
Jacques Bauvir
Head of the Intellectual Property Department
MICHELIN     \ France
Keith Bergelt
Chief Executive Officer
OPEN INVENTION NETWORK      \ United States
Valérie Beunèche
Head of Intellectual Property
SNCF      \ France
Lawrence Bickers
IP Operations Manager
COLLER CAPITAL LIMITED     \ United Kingdom
Frédéric Blanc
Intellectual Property Manager
LACOSTE SA      \ France
Catherine Boudot
Head of Trademarks
LABORATOIRES SERVIER      \ France
Frédéric Bourgeois
Associate Vice President, Global Quality Supply Chain
SANOFI AVENTIS      \ France
Alex Brabers
Executive Vice-President, Venture Capital
GIMV      \ Belgium
Gustav Brismark
Vice-President, Patent Strategy and Portfolio Management
ERICSSON AB      \ Sweden
Aaron Brodsky
Managing Counsel, Patent, Trademark & Copyright Group
ORACLE      \ United Kingdom
Martin Brown
Global Customs Manager, Regulatory Affairs
TNT EXPRESS      \ USA
Thaddeus Burns
Senior Counsel, Intellectual Property & Trade
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY      \ Belgium
William Bush
Director of Communications and Public Affairs
ENGLISH PREMIER LEAGUE      \ United Kingdom
Massimiliano Caforio
Legal Director
ARTSANA GROUP      \ Italy
Frédéric Caillaud
Licensing & Business Development Director
L'OREAL R&D      \ France
Dr Hugo Caro
Head of Compound Management & IP
GRUPO FERRER      \ Spain
Jose M. Checa
Legal Counsel, Trade Marks
DU PONT DE NEMOURS      \ Switzerland
Gong Chen
Senior Intellectual Property Counsel
INTEL CORPORATION EMEA      \ United Kingdom
Roberto Dini
Founder
SISVEL SPA      \ Italy
Jacob Eisenberg
Director of IP Creation
TOMTOM      \ The Netherlands
Jako Eleveld
Manager, Business Group Consumer Lifestyle
Philips Intellectual Property
& Standards       \ The Netherlands
Yoram Elkaim
Head of Legal - Southern Europe
GOOGLE      \ France
Sylvie Forbin
Vice President, Public and European Affairs
VIVENDI SA      \ France
Michel Friocourt
General Counsel
PPR GROUP      \ France
Dr Michael Fröhlich
Director of EU Intellectual Property Strategy
RESEARCH IN MOTION      \ Germany
Marjan Frik
Vice President of Legal Affairs
KEYGENE NV      \ The Netherlands
Dr Werner Fröhling
Senior IP Counsel
AB VOLVO GROUP      \ Sweden
François Griesmar
Legal Counsel, IP
BACARDI & COMPANY      \ Switzerland
Hanns Hallesius
Head of Group Intellectual Property
ELECTROLUX AB      \ Sweden
Dan Hermele
Director of IPR and Licensing
QUALCOMM EUROPE      \ United Kingdom
Ton Van Hoef
Vice-President and Chief Intellectual Property Counsel
ASML BV      \ The Netherlands
Wulf Höflich
Chief Intellectual Property Counsel
EADS NV      \ France
Dr Jürgen Klowait
General Counsel
E.ON KERNKRAFT      \ Germany
Ulrich Knecht
Vice President, Patent Creation & Operations
ALCATEL-LUCENT      \ Germany
Dr Juergen Koch
Head of Corporate Intellectual Property
ROBERT BOSCH GMBH      \ Germany
Stefan Krawczyk
Senior Director and Counsel, EU Government Relations
E-BAY      \ Belgium
Kolja Kuse
Founder & Chairman
TECHNOCARBON TECHNOLOGIES      \ Germany
Bruno Labadens d'Arc
Head of Intellectual Property Department
AREVA      \ France
Tim Lindon
Chief Compliance Officer & VP Brand Integrity
PHILIP MORRIS INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT SA      \  Switzerland
Leo Longauer
Global Lead Intellectual Property
UBS AG      \ Switzerland
Dr Francesco Macchetta
Director, Intellectual Property
BRACCO GROUP      \ Italy
Bernard Marchaison
Head of the Intellectual Property Division
ESSILOR INTERNATIONAL      \ France
Shona Merigeault
Vice-President, Group Intellectual Property Department
LAFARGE      \ France
Ravi Mohindra
Head of Legal, Brand & New Media
VODAFONE GROUP      \ United Kingdom
Santiago de la Mora
EMEA Print content partnership Director
GOOGLE BOOKS      \ United Kingdom
Laurence Morel-Chevillet
IP Counsel
BULGARI SPA      \ Italy
Nathalie Moullé-Berteaux
Director of Institutional & Legal Affairs
LACOSTE SA     \ France
Dr Uwe Over
Vice President, Associate General Counsel
HENKEL AG & CO KGAA      \ Germany
Gerard J. Pannekoek
President and Chief Executive Officer
IPXI HOLDINGS LLC      \ United States
Duncan Park
Leading Counsel, Intellectual Property Rights
STATOIL ASA      \ Norway
Dr Jos B. Peeters
Managing Partner
CAPRICORN VENTURE PARTNERS      \ Belgium
Julia Pike
Head, Global IP Litigation
SANDOZ      \ Germany
Vincent Pluvinage
General Manager, Strategic Acquisitions and Private Equity
INTELLECTUAL VENTURES      \ United States
Sophie Pradere
Head of Intellectual Property, Europe
YAHOO! INC.      \ United Kingdom
Ilkka Rahnasto
Vice-President, Legal and Intellectual Property
NOKIA CORPORATION      \ Finland
Vincent Ryckaert
European Patent Attorney, IP Manager
IMEC VZW      \ Belgium
Jonathan Sage
EMEA Policy Lead, Open Standards, Open Source and Intellectual Property
IBM CORPORATION      \ United Kingdom
Giustino de Sanctis
Managing Director and Director of the Licensing Program
SISVEL SPA      \ Italy
Yves-Alain Sauvage
Head of the Trademarks and Anti-Counterfeiting Department
CHANEL      \ France
Mike Sax
Founder and President
SAX.NET      \ United States
Patrice-Emmanuel Schmitz
Director EU Management Consulting
UNISYS CORPORATION      \ Belgium
Dr Jürgen Schneider
Vice President, Global IP and Litigation
QIAGEN GMBH      \ Germany
Rüdiger Schwartz
Senior IP Counsel
PORSCHE AG      \ Germany
Jean-François Serrier
Senior Executive VP - General Manager Intellectual Assets Management
SOLVAY SA      \ Belgium
Werner Stuffer
Former Tax Director of Siemens, Intternational Tax Partner
PRICEWATERHOUSECOOPERS      \ Germany
Thierry Sueur
Chairman of the Patents Working Group at BusinessEurope, and Vice-President IP
AIR LIQUIDE      \ France
Mike Sufrin
Head of Tax
Rolls-Royce Group      \ United Kingdom
Benoît Tabaka
Director of Legal and Government Affairs
PRICEMINISTER.COM      \ France
Patrick Terroir
Managing Director
CDC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY      \ France
Maria B. Thompson
Director of Intellectual Asset Management Process & Tools
MOTOROLA, INC.      \ United States
Olivier Tsalpatouros
Head Customs and International Trade
LA POSTE      \ France
Pasi Valtonen
Head of Open Source & Intellectual Property
TIETO      \ Finland
Jef Vandekerckhove
Trademarks, Designs and Domain Names Portfolio Manager
Philips Intellectual Property
& Standards       \ The Netherlands
Philippe Vandeuren
Legal Director Brands and Innovation
ANHEUSER-BUSCH INBEV      \ Belgium
Jeannette Verbart
Director of IP, Biotechnology Patents
DSM NV      \ The Netherlands
Joseph Villella
Vice President, Intellectual Property
INFINEON TECHNOLOGIES AG      \ Germany
Natalia Voruz
Associate General Counsel, International
MONSANTO COMPANY      \ Switzerland
Peter de Weerd
Vice-President, Global Head of Pharmaceutical IP
Novartis AG      \ Switzerland
George Whitten
Vice President, Patent Counsel
QUALCOMM EUROPE      \ United Kingdom
Dr Koenraad Wuyts
Chief IP Officer, European Patent Attorney
ROYAL KPN NV      \ The Netherlands
Audrey Yayon-Dauvet
Group Intellectual Property Director
Pernod Ricard      \ France
Ronald Zink
Associate General Counsel
MICROSOFT      \ France








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