Hyatt Regency Seattle
Hyatt Regency Seattle, 808 Howell St, Seattle, WA 98101, USA

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Event Date Sun Nov 14 PST - Tue Nov 16 PST (about 1 year ago)
In your timezone (EST): Sun Nov 14 3:30pm - Tue Nov 16 9:30pm
Location Hyatt Regency Seattle
808 Howell St, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
Region Americas

IPBC Global will bring the world’s IP business leaders back together again in 2021 when it reconvenes in Seattle, the fastest growing tech hub in the USA and home to some of the most innovative businesses on the planet.

Attendees at the world’s leading IP event will enjoy unsurpassed networking and deal-making opportunities, as well as the chance to join high-level discussion around the key challenges facing those responsible for developing IP business strategies now and into the future.


2021 Speakers

Julie Akhter
Senior Attorney, IP, Microsoft

Brett G. Alten
Senior Vice President and Deputy General Counsel, Chief IP Counsel, Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Samir Armaly
President, IP, Xperi

Ron Antush
Head, Litigation, Nokia Technologies

Garrard Beeney
Partner and Co-Head, IP and Technology Group, Sullivan Cromwell

Jennifer Burdman
Vice President, Head, IP, Valo Health

Kurt Brasch
Director, Patent Transactions, Uber

Eric Carlson
Director, Burford Capital

Megan Carpenter
Dean, University of New Hampshire School of Law

Peter Damerell
Partner, Powell Gilbert

Phong Dinh
Senior Corporate Counsel, Microsoft Corporation

Robert Earle
Vice President, Patent Assertion and Enforcement, Ericsson

Jako Eleveld
Head, IP Licensing, Philips

Ed Fish
Tech+IP Capital

Laurie Fitzgerald
Senior Vice President, Avanci

Mattia Fogliacco
President. Sisvel Group

Mathen Ganesan
Executive Vice President, Invention Investment Fund, Intellectual Ventures

Eeva Hakoranta
Executive Vice President, Chief Licensing Officer, Interdigital

Suzanne Harrison
Principal, Percipience LLC

John Han
Senior Vice President and General Manager, Qualcomm Technology Licensing

Bill Harmon
Head, Uber

Phil Hartstein
Partner, Soryn IP Capital Management

Brian Hinman
Chief Commercial Officer, Aon Intellectual Property Solutions

Heath Hoglund
VP, IP and Standards, Dolby Laboratories, Inc.

Kim R. Jessum
Chief IP Counsel, Associate General Counsel and Secretary, Heraeus

William R. LaFontaine
General Manager, IP, IBM

Sharon Lai
Senior Counsel, IP, Americas, Volvo Cars

Michael C. Lee
Director, Head of Patents, Google

Rachel Lovejoy
Senior Counsel, IP, SpaceX

Rupert Mayer
Executive Product Evangelist, Clarivate IP Group

Dan McCurdy

John Mulgrew
Associate General Counsel and Global Head, IP, Lenovo

Sandra Nowak
Associate Chief IP Counsel, 3M

Erik Oliver
COO, Richardson Oliver Insights

Changhae Park
Chief IP Officer, NXP Semiconductors

Arvin Patel
Chief Operating Officer, Invention Investment Fund, Intellectual Ventures

Louis Pirkey
Member, PirkeyBarber PLLC

Laura Quatela
Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, Lenovo

Ilkka Rahnasto
Senior Vice President, Marconi

Karl Reichenberger
Vice President, Co-Chief Patent Counsel and General Counsel, Digital Solutions, Johnson Controls

Michael T. Renaud
Member and Chair, IP Division, Mintz

Kent Richardson
CEO, Richardson Oliver Insights

Jennifer Salinas
Executive Director, General Counsel of Infrastructure Solutions Group and Head of Global Litigation, Lenovo

Cecilia Sanabria
Partner, Finnegan

John Smee
Vice President, Engineering and Head, 5G R&D, Qualcomm

Wayne Sobon
Vice President, IP, JUUL Labs

Nigel Swycher
CEO, Cipher

Ron Traficante
Vice President, North America, HTS

Olivia Tsai
Head, IP, Cruise

Phyllis Turner-Brim
Deputy General Counsel, Chief IP Counsel, HP Inc

Joff Wild
Editor-in-Chief, IAM

Sam Wiley
Connected Innovation Intelligence Evangelist, Patsnap

Keith Wilson
Executive Vice President, Partnerships and Acquisitions, IPValue Management Inc.

Eran Zur
Managing Director, IP Finance Group, Fortress

Sponsors & Partners

2021 Sponsors and Partners

• RPX Rational Patent

• Intellectual Ventures

• AoN
• Avanci
• Burford
• Cipher
• Clarivate
• Dolby
• Docket Navigator
• Ericsson
• Finjan
• Finnegan
• Fortress
• IAM Market
• Interdigital
• Intralink
• IP Value
• Marconi
• Mintz
• Nokia
• Patsnap
• Powell Gilbert
• Qualcom Richardson Oliver Insights
• Rowan
• Sisvel
• Sullivan & Cromwell
• Tech + IP Capital
• Xperi

• Acacia
• Adamson & Partners
• Ankura
• Clarke + Modet
• Dennemeyer
• Global IP Law Group
• IPLytics
• IPRally
• ktMINE
• Pellegrino
• Perkinscoie
• Polsinelli
• Prince Lobel
• Reatiss
• Relativity Patents
• Seed IP
• Steger IP
• Stout
• Tech Insights
• United Lex
• Vectas

• 4p Council
• International Law Office
• IP CloseUp
• Lexology