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April 2020
London, UK

Standards & Patents - 12th Annual Conference

Avoid costly mistakes by staying on top of changes to standards, FRAND licensing, competition, litigation, and the future of SEP 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


Why attend?

Informa Connect brings you the 12th 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 assessment of recent significant developments affecting the rapidly evolving and highly complex area of Standards and Patents.  

The interplay between standards and patents and competition is critical for the advancement of technology.  Patents within standards attract royalties and this can bring that claims that standards are anti-competitive.  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, Chine 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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