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In 2018 more than 180 decision makers and experts attended the PatentSight Summit.
16 May 2019:
9:00 to 17:00 conference
17:00 to 21:00 Networking event with boat cruise on the River Rhine.
17 May 2019:
9:00 to 13:00 Patent analysis in practice
Ralf joined Daimler AG in 1987 after studying mechanical engineering at Karlsruhe Technical University and business sciences at Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule Aachen. At Daimler, Ralf worked in various departments, including production planning, project management, controlling, assistance, computer-aided design and computer-aided manufacturing, process design, documentation and logistics. In his last assignment, he was responsible for the Connected Car and User Interaction for all model lines of Mercedes cars.
Since March 2016, he has headed Daimler AG’s global IP management, including trademarks and design patents for Mercedes Benz, smart, Fuso, Freightliner and other Daimler brands.
Since 2011 Dietmar has been the Global Vice President for Intellectual Property for Royal DSM N.V., coordinating IP efforts in patents and trademarks in Europe, the US
Dietmar initially joined DSM in 2004 as an IP cluster leader in nutrition in Switzerland and later in materials in the Netherlands. In his 22 years of professional
He holds a Dr. rer.nat. in Polymer Science from the University of Mainz in Germany and the Max-Planck-Institute of Polymer Research and has completed qualification as a European Patent Attorney and a US Patent Agent.
Peter specialized in the management of large IP portfolios and the transactional part of the IP value chain, particularly licensing, M&A and litigation. Peter is European and German Patent Attorney and in charge of IP at Infineon, previously Head of IP at Draexlmaier and Tetra Pak and Chief Licensing Counsel at Siemens AG.
As a frequent speaker at IP conferences on the development and management of in-house IP departments and a restless coach for R&D teams in 15+ countries throughout Europe, but also in the US, Mexico, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Singapore and China, he contributes to the efficient creation and fair use of IP in a corporate and industry context.
Tony is Managing Director of Patinformatics, LLC. Patinformatics is an advisory firm specializing in patent analytics and landscaping to support decision making for technology-based businesses. In addition, he is an adjunct Professor of IP Management and Markets at Illinois Institute of Technology teaching a course on patent analysis, and landscapes for strategic decision making.
Tony is an influential thought leader in the patent analysis space, recently wrote the Guidelines for the Preparation of Patent Landscape Reports for the World Intellectual Property Organization, has been named one of the Top 300 IP Strategists by IAM Magazine.
Tony has written or contributed to IP related articles that have appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, The Washington Post and more than a dozen additional sources.
Erik took the step from an education in Intellectual Capital Management at
He has since been working as an Intelligence Analyst at the IP Strategy and Portfolio department.
Nils is founder and CEO of PatentSight. His interest in IP was sparked when conducting academic research on the profit impact of active IP management and on the evaluation of patents for strategic management.
From his research, his extensive work with patent data, as well as his experience as a consultant to large technology companies, led to the formation of PatentSight in 2008.
He is a frequent speaker and a co-author of scientific papers in the field of IP as well as a co-author of the EPO’s patent teaching kit.
Takayuki is a Certified IP Analyst and non-registered Japanese Patent Attorney. He joined the R&D Center at Daikin in 2007. He worked as a researcher in the field of HVAC technology for 5 years and moved to the IP department, where he was in charge of IP liaison for another 5 years.
Since 2017, Takayuki is responsible for patent analysis at the Technology and Innovation Center as R&D strategic planning staff.
Koshi has a technical background in biochemistry and over 20 years of experience in the IP field, including litigation in the US and Europe.
After 6 years in business development for pharmaceuticals at Asahi Kasei, he became Senior General Manager of Corporate IP in 2016. Since then, he has held overall responsibility for Asahi Kasei IP.
Jo is a senior intellectual property analyst certified by the Association of Intellectual Property Education in Japan. He worked as an IP liaison for 5 years in Corporate IP at Asahi Kasei before moving to Strategic Planning & Development where he performed business planning for 4 years.
Since 2014, he has been engaged in research and analysis of technical information in Corporate IP.
Cyril holds an engineering MSc from Ensica (Toulouse, France) and a
In particular, he has been heavily involved in the assessment of the merger between Dow and DuPont, and of the acquisition of Monsanto by Bayer, in which patent data was used by the European Commission.
Prior to taking up this position, Daniel was a researcher and lecturer in Competition Economics in Germany at the Düsseldorf Institute for Competition Economics. He joined DG Competition in 2013 and, since then, has worked on numerous complex mergers and antitrust cases. In particular, he has been heavily involved in the assessment of the merger between Dow and DuPont, and of the acquisition of Monsanto by Bayer, in which patent data was used by the European Commission.
Daniel holds an Economics Ph.D. from the Toulouse School of Economics in France.
At present, he is also serving as a Visiting Professor in the chair of technology and innovation management at the WHU in Germany.
Beyond academia, he is an appointed member of the United States Department of Commerce Trademark Public Advisory Committee of the Patent and Trademark Office. James' research investigates the strategic use of intangible assets and intellectual properties to build and sustain competitive advantage.
He has published more than 50 papers in leading journals in the fields of strategy, innovation
Holger advises and speaks to corporations worldwide and serves on the board of several start-ups.