Welcome to the IP Life Sciences Exchange

The IP Life Sciences Exchange is the leading networking and benchmarking event for European senior IP decision makers. The popular format brings together Directors of IP plus a selected group of innovative solution providers. By attending you can:

  • Discover what strategies and solutions other companies are adopting
  • Develop new business partnerships through interactive networking opportunities
  • Participate in intimate working groups with senior peers to develop new strategies

Focusing on IP strategy, portfolio management, Unified Patent developments, the latest life sciences case law and biosimilars developments plus emerging markets challenges, attendees tailor their agenda by selecting case studies, debates, group discussions, interactive BrainWeaves and one-on-one business meetings.

The IP Life Sciences Exchange events have become the place to be for combining networking, learning and benchmarking. Don't just take our word for it - hear from the past delegates and past solution providers.

Get in touch at info@thelegalexchangenetwork.com to request your invitation to join this premier gathering of IP leaders.

What distinguishes this event

The IP Life Sciences Exchange has the following distinguishing features:

  • BrainWeave discussions
  • Exclusive senior level attendance
  • Strategic conference sessions
  • Customised itinerary
  • One-on-one business meetings

  • Post Event Report: IP Life Sciences Exchange 2015Post Event Report: IP Life Sciences Exchange 2015
    In November 2015 the IP Life Sciences Exchange brought together senior IP leaders from across pharmaceuticals, biotechnology and chemicals to share experiences and projects. This report will offer you an insight into the key themes and takeaways from the Exchange, as well an exclusive look at what is happening in the industry.
    Download the report to discover;
    • Delegates’ top challenges across IP Life Sciences, including litigation struggles, commercialisation woes and a surge in innovation repression 
    • Key attendance stats of who participated, from which industries and their global responsibility, including which areas they’re focusing investment on
    • Read about unique presentations with IP leaders from GE, Pfizer and Accord
    Download your free copy of the report below
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    As one of the fastest growing industries in today's economy, Life Sciences companies are consistently investing in new and existing product lines, ensuring that these products are lucrative and protected from competitors in the market remains the responsibility of the IP department. With an abundance of new legislations, case laws and new markets, staying ahead of the game is crucial to ensure that innovation and revenue lines are efficiently protected through patent filing, monetisation and enforcement. 

    Download the infographic for a snap shot of the key facts and figures you need to be aware of going into 2016.
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    This eBook shares research findings as well as a sample of the interviews conducted with industry leaders. Although respondents came from varying backgrounds, industries and geographies, the two most important needs that they are all looking to address are improving patent protection and delivering more revenue from their patent portfolios.

  • Giving Your Patent Portfolio Super PowersGiving Your Patent Portfolio Super Powers
    This eBook – a comic book – focuses on the key challenges being faced by some of the key players in the patent and IP world, and features stories from Qualcomm’s VP and Patent Counsel George Whitten, The European Patent Office’s Margot Fröhlinger, Principal Director of Patent Law and Multilateral Affairs and Google’s Kurt Brasch, Transactions Strategy and Patent Licensing Manager.
  • The World is Your OysterThe World is Your Oyster
    In the era of the global economy, patent issues have become increasingly complex and multijurisdictional. This infographic will take you through some of the key patent-related challenges and opportunities your in-house IP peers are faced with in global jurisdictions.

    Alfred Chaouat, Senior VP Licensing at Technicolor, discusses the factors that will reshape the TV licensing business in Japan in the coming years.

    Andrei Moskvitch sheds light on the challenges he faces as the Director of Patent Operations at Yandex, the Russian Internet company operating the largest search engine in Russia and the 4th largest worldwide. 

    Jeffery Langer, the Senior Counsel for Next Generation Products at Philip Morris International, draws on his professional experience in China to examine the current risks associated with this jurisdiction, as well as the huge potential that lies in its rapidly maturating legal system.

    Vincent Couteau, Head of Legal IPR at Atos – a global IT services corporation – shares his views on current patent systems and legislative developments in the Americas, Europe and the MENA region including the Alice ruling in the US and the upcoming Unitary Patent in the EU.
  • IP and Patent Professionals Investment Priorities in 2016IP and Patent Professionals Investment Priorities in 2016

    We surveyed a senior group of in-house IP and patent leaders from life sciences to discover which services and solutions they plan to invest in over the next 6 to 24 months to help them enforce smart IP and patent strategies to protect product lines and foster innovation. The results have been compiled into this exclusive infographic - do the results match up with your expectations?

2015 Speakers:

 Ian Bryan
Ian Bryan
IP Counsel
GE Health Care
 Juergen Dressel
Juergen Dressel
Head of Global Patent Litigation Strategy
 Seth Fidel
Seth Fidel
Lead IP Counsel
Merrimack Pharma
 Bernd Hutter
Bernd Hutter
Senior Director, Head of IP
MorphoSys AG

Sponsors & Exhibitors
2016 Sponsors & Exhibitors Include:
China Pat
HGF Limited
Venner Shipley
2015 Solution Providers
Awa Patent
Duane Morris
Lathrop & Gage
NERA Economic Consulting
NJORD Law Firm
Nordic Patent Institute
ProQuest Dialog
Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C.
Media Partners

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