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  • IP Strategy
  • Benchmarking
  • Portfolio Management
  • Trend Scouting
  • Merger & Acquisition
  • Licensing
  • Risk Management
  • Latest PatentSight Software Developments and Upcoming Innovations

Participants

In 2018 more than 180 decision makers and experts attended the PatentSight Summit.

  • Chief IP Counsels
  • Heads of IP
  • Heads of Patents
  • Heads of Patent Analytics
  • Heads of Patent Search
  • Heads of Patent Management
  • Patent Analysts
  • Leading Patent Scientists
  • Officials from International Patent Offices

Schedule

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

(Schedule is subject to change)

Speaker panel 2018

Industry speakers

Dr. Udo Meyer
Dr. Udo Meyer
Senior Vice President Global IP at BASF

 
Keynote speech:
From quantity to quality – Insights from an early adopter

More about Dr. Udo Meyer
In 1986 Udo completed his degree in chemistry and graduated as Doctor of Philosophy in 1988 from Bielefeld University. He spent his post-doctorate study at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Boston, United States of America.

With regard to his professional qualifications he successfully completed a further training as European Patent Attorney and German Patent Attorney in 1995 respectively 2001.

Udo started his career as a research scientist (inorganic chemistry) at BASF SE in 1989. 1991 he moved to BASF’s IP department, named Global Intellectual Property, and ad- vanced as Head of “Polyurethanes and Styrenics” IP group in 1996. In 2001 he changed as Head of the IP group “intermediates, petrochemicals and engineering technology” and was also in charge of Inventors’ Remuneration for BASF Group until 1996. Since 2008 he is Head of the Global Intellectual Property Department of BASF SE.

In addition he accompanies in different memberships, that is President of VPP (German Association of Patent Attorney), Member of the Executive Committee of GRUR (German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property), Head of IP group of German Association of Chemical Industry (VCI), Head of IP group of German Association of Industry (BDI) and Member of IP group of Business Europe.
Ralf Lamberti
Ralf Lamberti
Director Intellectual Property, Trends & Innovation at Daimler
 
Automotive IP – the world is changing
 
 
 
More about Ralf Lamberti

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.

Tim Alexander Oelmann
Tim Alexander Oelmann
Head of Strategic IPR & Incubation Management at Deutsche Telekom
 
DT using PatentSight – insights in DT IPR intelligence


More about Tim Alexander Oelmann
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Dr. Dietmar Pressner
Dr. Dietmar Pressner
Global Vice President IP at DSM

PatentSight analytics – a useful tool in a VUCA world

More about Dr. Dietmar Pressner

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 and China. He is also the director of the DSM IP Assets B.V. and, since 2013, a board member of the Patent Documentation Group (PDG).

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 expertise he has also worked in the IP field for Henkel and Bayer, both in Germany and the US.


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 Berg
Peter Berg
Vice President IP at Infineon

Patent valuation – Value for whom


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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.

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Tony Trippe
Managing Director of Patinformatics& Strategy
 
Results from an analysis on the cryptocurrency patent landscape

More about Tony Trippe

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.


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Erik Wintzell
IP Intelligence Analyst at Volvo Group
 
Experiences from building an intelligence function at Volvo Group
 
 
More about Erik Wintzell

Erik took the step from an education in Intellectual Capital Management at Chalmers University of Technology, via a thesis at Volvo Cars, to Volvo Group two years ago.

He has since been working as an Intelligence Analyst at the IP Strategy and Portfolio department.

Nils Omland
Nils Omland
Founder and CEO PatentSight
 
New possibilities to identify technology fields using similarity search
 
 
More about Nils Omland

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.

Tkayuki Kawano
Takayuki Kawano
Intellectual Property Analyst of Technology Innovation Center at Daikin Industries
 
Patent analysis of air conditioning technology by Similarity Search
 
More about Takayuki Kawano

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 Sakamoto
Koshi Sakamoto
Senior General Manager of Corporate IP at Asahi Kasei 
 
Impact of "IP Landscape"— Current perspective and future of "IP Landscape" in Japan
 
 
More about Koshi Sakamoto

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 Sagawa
Jo Sagawa
Assistant Manager, Technical Information Group of Corporate IP at Asahi Kasei
 
Impact of "IP Landscape"— Current perspective and future of "IP Landscape" in Japan
 
 
More about Jo Sagawa

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.

 

 

Institutional speakers

Cyril Hariton
Cyril Hariton
Economist at the Chief Competition Economist Team of the Directorate-General Competition at the European Commission
 
Patent analysis in merger control: why and how?


More about Cyril Hariton

Cyril holds an engineering MSc from Ensica (Toulouse, France) and a PhD in Economics from the University of Toulouse. He joined DG Competition in 2006 and, since then, has worked on numerous complex mergers and antitrust cases, as well as in cases in front of the European Court of Justice.

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 Coublucq
Daniel Coublucq
Economist at the Chief Competition Economist Team of the Directorate-General Competition at the European Commission
 
Patent analysis in merger control: why and how?


More about Daniel Coublucq

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.

Dr. Spuck Jochen
Dr. Jochen Spuck
Head of Product Development at Swiss Patent Office / ip search

 
Relationship between innovation and economic growth

More about Dr. Jochen Spuck
Jochen joined the patent department of the Swiss Federal Institute of Intellectual Property in 2008 as a professional in the field of polymers and technical chemistry. Today he is leading the product development section of “ip-search”, the label under which the IPI provides commercial patent search services.

 

 

Academic speakers and partners

Jens Bördin
Jens Bördin
Co-Founder, Partner and CEO at Konsert IP & Strategy
 
The organizational keys to unlocking your IP value potential

More about Jens Bördin
Jens co-founded Konsert Strategy & IP in 2006 and is an advisor in business-driven IP management, technology and innovation management, and leverage of intellectual assets. His experience includes leading C-level strategy projects, multi-year implementation projects and large-scale multilateral projects at and between multinational corporations and public research entities.
James Conley
James Conley
Clinical Professor of Technology at Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University
 
Patent analytics and financial performance of innovative firms
 
More about James Conley

James is clinical professor of technology at Northwestern University. He serves on the faculty of both the Kellogg School of Management and the McCormick School of Engineering at Northwestern University. He is a faculty contributor in the Kellogg Center for Research in Technology & Innovation and serves as a Faculty Fellow at the Segal Design Institute (NU IDEA).

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.

Prof. Holger Ernst
Prof. Holger Ernst
Chair of Technology & Innovation Management at WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management
 
Learning from leaders - Results from a global IP management benchmarking study
 
More about Prof. Holger Ernst

Holger is professor of technology and innovation management at the WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management and visiting professor at the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, as well as honoraryprofessor at the Melbourne Business School.

He has published more than 50 papers in leading journals in the fields of strategy, innovation andintellectual property. Since his PhD dissertation about the use of patent data for the strategic planning of R&D (published in 1996) he has received multiple awards for his research.

Holger advises and speaks to corporations worldwide and serves on the board of several start-ups.

 

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Don’t miss your opportunity to attend the PatentSight Summit 2019: 

May 16 - 17 2019 in Bonn, Germany

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