Starting with a concise round-up of recent notable trials from key global patent jurisdictions, the conference continues with a series of presentations and keynote panel discussions, Q&A sessions, extended round table discussion groups and a networking lunch — and culminates in a closing drinks reception. Attending will enable you to address your concerns; find solutions to your challenges; stay abreast of new precedent and harness new ways to protect and exploit your innovations

 

Key topics for 2020 include:

US Focus: Assessing the Current State of Patent Eligible Subject Matter

Europe Focus: Patenting Computer-Implemented Inventions in the Era of AI

Patenting Artificial Intelligence: Use of Patents or Trade Secrets?

Best Practice for In-House IP Counsel: Invention Harvesting

Key Developments in Global Standards Essential Patents Litigation

Autonomous Vehicles and Detectability of AI Innovations

Patenting Machine Learning Technologies

Past TPN Attendees Include the Following Companies:

  • Vodafone
  • Nokia
  • Maucher Jenkins
  • Johnson Matthey
  • Volvo Car Corporation
  • EPO
  • IBM
  • Vodafone
  • NXP
  • International Airlines Group
  • Centrica
  • Cisco
  • Canon Europe
  • Canon Europe
  • GE Hydro
  • IBM United Kingdom Limited
  • Sage
  • Canon Europe
  • EPO
  • Vodafone
  • Siemens
  • Canon Europe
  • Team Manager Information & Communications Technology
  • SiLA Standards
  • Imagination Technologies Limited
  • Ericsson
  • Arm Limited

 
  • TiVo Corporation
  • Microsoft
  • Ericsson
  • Finastra
  • Bird & Bird LLP
  • EPO
  • GE Global
  • IBM
  • Cargills (Ceylon) Plc
  • Arm Limited
  • Skepsis Telecom
  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise
  • EPO
  • GE
     

Take a Look at the TPN 2020 Speaker Faculty:

Bill LaFontaine
Bill LaFontaine
International Business Machines Corporation
General Manager - Intellectual Property
Nathan Zhang
Nathan Zhang
Applied Materials, Inc.
Counsel, Global Litigation and Investigations
Bao Tran
Bao Tran
Plant Grow Inc
Patent Counsel
David Chan
David Chan
Western Digital
Senior Patent Counsel
Ryan Richardson
Ryan Richardson
Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox
Director
Andrew Radsch
Andrew Radsch
Ropes & Gray
IP Litigation Partner
David Sanker
David Sanker
Morgan Lewis & Bockius
Patent Law Attorney
Jennifer Lane Spaith
Jennifer Lane Spaith
Dorsey & Whitney
Partner
Freddy Thiel
Freddy Thiel
Kilburn Strode US PC
VP San Francisco Liaison Office
Mehul Shah
Mehul Shah
Kudelski/Nagra
Director, Patent Management
Hanna Steinbach
Hanna Steinbach
Medallia
Legal Director - Head of Enterprise
Suganda Jutamulia
Suganda Jutamulia
OmniVision Technologies
Senior Principal Patent Agent
Ednaldo Silva
Ednaldo Silva
Royaltystat LLC
Founder & Director
Diane Gabl Kratz
Diane Gabl Kratz
Seagate Technology
Senior Intellectual Property Counsel
Tom McMasters
Tom McMasters
Patent Attorney
Harry Hutchinson
Harry Hutchinson
HGF
Senior Partner
Nicholas Noble
Nicholas Noble
Kilburn Strode LLP
Senior Associate Patent Attorney
Thomas Hamer
Thomas Hamer
Kilburn & Strode LLP
VP of San Francisco liaison office