Time Description
Thursday, June 20, 2019
8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Welcome Coffee and Networking
9:00 AM - 9:10 AM  
9:10 AM - 9:40 AM

Global Technology Sector Overview: What is the Current Patent Coverage in Emerging Technology and How Might the Future Look

9:40 AM - 10:00 AM
  • Obtaining and Bringing Evidence in Court Proceedings in Europe
  • UPC Status Update
  • Obtaining Evidence from the Opposing Party
  • Measures to Protect Evidence
  • Confidentiality of Information
10:00 AM - 10:25 AM
Guest Address: Artificial Intelligence and the USPTO
10:25 AM - 10:45 AM
Advice on Patenting Software in China
10:45 AM - 11:15 AM
Coffee & Networking in the Exhibition Area
11:15 AM - 11:40 AM
Artificial Intelligence: Who Owns the Intellectual Property Right
 
  • What’s the Outlook for Technology and Artificial Intelligence Patents
  • How can we Properly Protect the Developments in Artificial Intelligence Technology as well as Compensating the Innovators Through the Grant of a Patent?
  • Will there ever be Enough of a Shift in Legal Definitions that an AI System can be Classified as a Person or Should we Look to Copyright and Trade Secrets Protection?
11:40 AM - 12:15 PM
How Are Corporations Protecting their Artificial Intelligence Innovations?
 
  • What Hurdles are the Corporates Facing in Ensuring Full Protection?
  • How Confident are the Corporates?
12:15 PM - 12:30 PM
Are Patents Redundant in Protecting Artificial Intelligence?
12:30 PM - 1:15 PM

Protecting Artificial Intelligence IP: Use of Patents or Trade Secrets?

  • As Innovation is now Outpacing the Law, is it Time to Devise a Broader Legal Strategy to Protect IP in AI?
  • How do you Develop a Trade Secrets Strategy?
1:15 PM - 2:15 PM
Lunch & Networking in the Exhibition Area
2:15 PM - 2:45 PM
Roundtable Discussion Groups
2:15 PM - 3:15 PM
The Contribution of the Non-Practising Entity
2:15 PM - 3:15 PM
Best Practice for In-House IP Counsel: Invention Harvesting
2:15 PM - 3:15 PM
Patenting Blockchain Technology
2:15 PM - 3:15 PM
Technology Patents Open Table: Solving Corporate Counsel Challenges
2:15 PM - 3:15 PM
Drafting Tips
2:15 PM - 3:15 PM
Patenting Autonomous Vehicles
2:15 PM - 3:15 PM
IP Portfolio Management
2:15 PM - 3:15 PM
IP Portfolio Management
2:15 PM - 3:15 PM
Using Trade Secrets Protection in AI
2:15 PM - 3:15 PM
Setting FRAND Terms
3:15 PM - 3:30 PM  
3:30 PM - 3:45 PM
Afternoon Tea & Networking in the Exhibition Area
3:45 PM - 4:10 PM

Drafting Considerations

  • Best Practice in Writing a Software Patent Application
  • Software versus AI Patent Drafting
  • How to Avoid the Drafting Pitfalls that Arise in Litigation
4:10 PM - 4:30 PM
Tools and Techniques for IP Portfolio Management in Emerging Technologies
4:30 PM - 4:45 PM
How to Build a Balanced Framework for Sustainable Licensing of Standard Essential Patents
4:45 PM - 5:30 PM

Key Considerations in Creating a FRAND Patent Licensing Strategy

  • How do we Ensure Consistent Balanced Standard Essential Policies?
  • Ensuring that the Licensing of SEPs Required by Devices is Undertaken on a Fair, Reasonable and Non-Discriminatory Basis (FRAND)
  • How Should FRAND Look?
5:30 PM - 5:35 PM  
5:35 PM