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2nd & 3rd September 2020
Leonardo Royal Hotel London St Paul's,
London, UK

Standards & Patents: Law and Litigation - 13th Annual Conference

Avoid costly mistakes by staying on top of changes to standards, FRAND licensing, competition law, litigation, and the future of SEPs in the IoT

Discover the latest on AI, open source, and the future of patents from leading in-house authorities, top external counsel, IP management experts, and renowned judges


Due to the escalation of the situation regarding COVID-19 in Europe, we have taken the decision to postpone Standards & Patents: Law and Litigation to the 2nd and 3rd September 2020.

COVID-19 update

We're looking forward to welcoming our attendees, sponsors and speakers at Standards & Patents: Law and Litigation this April in London.

Our number one priority is the safety of our delegates and colleagues, and there are always measures in place at our venues to safeguard your health and safety.

There are extra measures in place for 2020 in light of developments with COVID-19. Book with confidence – click here to be fully assured on how your booking rights are protected.


Why attend?

Informa Connect brings you the 13th edition of this cutting edge, industry-led conference which offers practical guidance to navigate the rapidly changing standards and patents legal landscape.

Attend to hear directly from an unparalleled panel of speakers which includes in-house standards and patents specialists from across Europe, regulators, barristers, private practice lawyers, experts and leading academics. The programme features up-to-date assessments of recent significant developments affecting the rapidly evolving and highly complex area of standards and patents.  

This event is the perfect opportunity for high-tech companies and their legal advisors to gain a full understanding of the IP and competition implications of this complex area.

What will we cover?

This two-day conference will explore legal developments and trends in standards and patents based on the following themes:

  • Regulation & Policy
  • Internet of Things
  • Disruptive Technologies
  • Automotive

Some of the un-missable sessions for 2020 include:

  • FRAND and RAND: comparing case law and other developments at national level in European jurisdictions, China and the US
  • Transparency
  • Which role for patent pools in the IoT era?
  • Mediation to settle IoT disputes
  • The geopolitics of 5G
  • Artificial intelligence and standardisation
Who should attend?
  • IP Lawyers
  • Patent Attorneys
  • In-house Counsel
  • Competition Counsel
  • Patent Counsel
  • IP Intelligence Analysts
  • Patent Scientists
  • IP Consultants

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