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Event Date Thu May 6 UTC - Fri May 7 UTC (over 1 year ago)
In your timezone (EST): Thu May 6 11:00am - Fri May 7 1:00pm
Region All

Being held virtually for 2021, IAM’s Auto IP Connect will bring together the world’s leading OEMs, high tech innovators, industry disruptors and tier suppliers to share best practice and leading IP strategies for the future of automobility.


2021 Speakers


Kai Brandt
Head, Patents, Electrics and Electronics, Audi

Deepak Julien
Patent attorney, Ford Motor Company

Balwant Rawat
Head, IP, Daimler

Matthias Schneider
Chief Licensing Officer, Patents, Audi

Helena Thomas
Technical Manager, Patents, Engineering Products and Concepts, Bentley Motors

David S. Willoughby
IP Counsel, General Motors

Johanna Wright
Manager, Global Portfolio, Volvo Cars


Antun Peakovic
Director, IP, Americas, Schaeffler

Todd Pleiness
Senior Counsel, IP, MAHLE

Dalpreet S. Saluja
Associate General Counsel and Chief IP Officer, Visteon

Mitja Schonecke
Manager, IP, Automotive and Aerospace, SKF


Martin Bayerl
Vice President and Corporate Litigation Counsel, Infineon

Carl Bowers
Senior Counsel, Patents and Interim Head, IP, Lyft

Kurt Brasch
Head, Patent Transactions, Uber

Vivek Doulatani
Lead, IP Strategy, Micelio Mobility

Laurie Fitzgerald
Senior Vice President, Avanci

Elena Kostadinova
Legal and Policy Officer, DG GROW, European Commission

Tim Pohlmann
Managing Director, IPlytics

Daniel Warsh
Assistant General Counsel, Americas, Garrett Motion

Scott Witonsky
Vice President, IP and Licensing, WiTricity


David Goodfellow
Chief Patent Counsel, EMEA, Aptiv

Sponsors & Partners

2021 Sponsors

• Avanci
• IPlytics Platform
• Marconi
• Nokia
• Reising Ethington

• Akin Gump

• Lexology
• World Trademark Review (WTR)