The Convention Centre Dublin
The Convention Centre Dublin, Spencer Dock, N Wall Quay, North Wall, Dublin 1, D01 T1W6, Ireland

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Event Date Mon May 11 BST - Tue May 12 BST (over 1 year ago)
In your timezone (EST): Mon May 11 3:30am - Tue May 12 3:00pm
Location The Convention Centre Dublin
Spencer Dock, N Wall Quay, North Wall, Dublin 1, D01 T1W6, Ireland
Region EMEA

After a hugely successful 1 day launch event in 2019, The Dublin IP and R&D Summit 2.0 has now grown to become a 2 day Intellectual Property and R&D Conference and Expo, and proud to be partnering again with Headline Sponsor Enterprise Ireland, the government body responsible for innovation in the region, with 3,500+ strong membership of IP owners including Start ups, SMEs and Big Corporates.

During the main conference day, the two streams share the stage, and a common networking and exhibition space where innovation professionals will interact and exchange experiences across those two interconnected verticals in the economy of innovation.

Why attend?
• Meet and network with decision makers representing emerging tech firms, SME's and Big Corporates
• Introduce your latest products & services to a carefully selected audience of IP Owners
• Strengthen existing partnerships
• Win new business
• Explore the uncharted territories of IP in Emerging Technologies
• Claim CPD points

Who attends?
• CEOs
• CTOs
• Founders and Managing Directors
• Inventors
• Heads and Directors of R&D
• R&D Managers
• Heads of IP
• In-House Legal Counsels
• Heads and Directors of Innovation

Industries covered:
• A.I. & Advanced Machine Learning
• Virtual & Augmented Reality
• Conversational Systems
• Telecommunications
• Automation and Data Analytics
• Blockchain & Distributed Ledger Technology
• Drones
• 3D Printing
• Autonomous Transportation
• Life Science and Technology
• Biotechnology and Pharmaceuticals
• Software and Gaming
• Cloud Computing


2020 Chair and Speakers


Joe Doyle
IP Manager, Enterprise Ireland


Richie Paul
VP Intellectual Property Operation, Alkermes

William Irwin
Assistant General Counsel - Legal Director, Glassdoor

Greg Chew
Founder & CEO, QPQ Limited

Sandrine Guillermin
Global IP Counsel, Transitions Optical

Peter Bolger
Head of Intellectual Property, Technology and Data Privacy, LK Shields

Philip Merrills-Dearn
Associate General Counsel & Legal Director, EMEA, Twitter

Manus Rooney
Senior Brexit Advisor, Enterprise Ireland

Pablo Iglesias
Legal Director, Kellogg Company

Sandro Chiesura
Senior Legal Counsel, ebay

Professor Andrew Atkins
Global Technical Lead & Senior Technologist, Ricardo Innovations

Brendan Guildea
Barrister at Law, The Bar of Ireland

Dr. Jennifer Roper
IP Director, PrecisionBiotics Ltd.

Donal O'Sullivan

Shane Smyth
Partner, European Patent and Trade Mark Attorney, FRKelly

David Goodfellow
Chief Patent Counsel, EMEA, Aptiv

Sanaea Daruwalla
Head of Legal and Compliance, Scrapinghub

Eoin McManus
General Counsel, Klas Telecom

Craig Thomson
Partner and Patent Attorney, HGF

Anita Shaw
Chartered UK Patent Attorney & European Patent Attorney, IBM EMEA Intellectual Property Law

Justin Lawler
Chief Technology Officer, Qualflow Systems

Sponsors & Partners

2020 Sponsor and Partners

• Enterprise Ireland

• Coller IP
• FR Kelly
• Interllectual Property Magazine
• LK Shields
• Evalueserve
• The Global IP Matrix
• Women's IP World
• Patent Seekers
• Pekama
• Bureau Van Dijk
• Pat World
• MacLachalan & Donaldson