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Intellectual Property (IP) ConfEx

SAN FRANCISCO, USA - 18 JUNE 2024

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Marines' Memorial Club & Hotel,

609 Sutter St, San Francisco, CA 94102, United States

(Guaranteed Introductions & One on One Meetings)

IP. Patent. Trademark. Copyright. Litigation. Patent Management. Brand Protection. IP Infringement. IP Rights. IP Management. IP Licensing. Patent Portfolio. IP Assets. Counterfeiting. Patent Monetization. Patent Search. Privacy. Risk. Security. Compliance. Data Protection. IP Translation. AI. IP Technology.
This event will gather a vast array of IP and technology professionals, such as IP Counsel, Heads of IP Departments, Patent Managers, Trademark Managers, Risk & Compliance Professionals, Chief IP Officers, Data Privacy Officers, Governance Manager, Heads of Patents, Patent Attorneys, Directors of Data Privacy & IP, IP Law Firm Partners, IP Tech Professionals, and Service Providers.

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ABOUT THE EVENT
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The Global Intellectual Property (IP) ConfEx is a premier event scheduled to take place on 18 June 2024, in San Francisco, USA. This event will gather a vast array of IP and technology professionals, such as IP Counsel, Heads of IP Departments, Patent Managers, Trademark Managers, Risk & Compliance Professionals, Chief IP Officers, Data Privacy Officers, Governance Manager, Heads of Patents, Patent Attorneys, Directors of Data Privacy & IP, IP Law Firm Partners, IP Tech Professionals, and Service Providers.

The event will feature keynote addresses from renowned experts, case study presentations, collaborative round table discussions, and exhibitions from leading service providers. The conference will offer an excellent opportunity for networking, sharing ideas, and gaining insights into the latest trends and innovations in the field of Intellectual Property. Participants can expect to gain a deeper understanding of the challenges and opportunities in the IP landscape and acquire practical strategies to enhance their IP management and protection efforts.

EVENT HIGHLIGHTS
  • Join a dynamic IP and technology conference featuring numerous speakers and attendees.

  • Stay updated on the latest industry trends and innovations from both national and international speakers, sponsors, and exhibitors.

  • Develop meaningful connections with Bar Associations and Media Partners to expand your professional network.

  • Gain valuable knowledge through engaging keynote addresses, exclusive case study presentations, round table discussions, and business dialogues.

  • Interact with C-level executives and decision-makers to generate new business leads and opportunities.

  • Take advantage of robust networking opportunities that enable professionals in your field to connect and build relationships that may lead to future collaborations.

  • Participate in collaborative round table discussions to share insights and perspectives, ensuring a collaborative and inclusive conversation.

  • Virtual participation available from multiple locations

ABOUT THE SPEAKERS

Esteemed speakers from diverse backgrounds in IP, technology, and business fields will headline this event. Attendees can expect to gain valuable insights from these experts as they share their experiences and knowledge on key topics outlined in the program agenda.

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KEY SPEAKERS
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Austin R. Phillips

Associate General Counsel,

Meta

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Sriranga Veeraraghavan

Vice President, Legal  

Xperi

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Brent Yamashita

Partner,

DLA Piper

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Chen Gu

Senior IP Counsel,

Seyond

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Michael Rueckheim

Patent Litigation Partner,

Winston & Strawn LLP

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Bao Tran

VP, IP & General Counsel,

Cisbay Global, Inc.

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Elena Shturman

Compliance Manager,

Ceribell

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Meredith Lobel-Angel

Associate General Counsel, HealthEquity

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Howard Holderness

Shareholder,

Greenberg Traurig, LLP

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Foram Dmytryk

Privacy and Data Protection Attorney, InfoLawGroup LLP

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Tom Mavrakakis

Director, Patents,

IBM

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Avy Mallik

General Counsel,

California Department of Financial Protection and Innovation

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Udit Gami

Product Privacy,

Meta

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Siraj Husain

Deputy General Counsel & Senior Director, IP,

AEye, Inc.

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Lisa Glover-Gardin

Adjunct Professor of Law, Santa Clara University School of Law

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David Tsai

IP Litigation Partner, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

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Navneet Chugh

Managing Partner,

Chugh LLP

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Bram Schumer

Privacy and Cybersecurity Attorney, Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz

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Myrto Koimtzoglou

Chief Compliance Officer,

Valley Strong Credit Union

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Patricia Rothenberg

Global Chief Operating Officer & General Counsel,

72andSunny

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Siddhi Shah

Senior Patent Counsel,

Micron Technology

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Emilie Lavirotte

Senior Advisor Intellectual Property, SEPHORA

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Malgorzata (Gosia)  Kulczycka

 Partner,

PATTERSON + SHERIDAN, LLP

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Robert Kang

Professorial Lecturer,

The George Washington University Law School

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Fabio Marino

Partner, Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP

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Sarah Mirza

Partner and Patent Attorney,

Squire Patton Boggs

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Laila Paszti

Partner,

Kirkland & Ellis LLP

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Kimberly Griffin

Counsel,

Scale LLP

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Emily Jones

Partner and Head of US Office, Simmons & Simmons

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Praveer Gupta

Director, Patents and Innovation Strategy,

Uniphore

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Stephanie Wang

Vice President, IP, Legal,

Ultima Genomics

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Jaime Raba

Partner,

Seyfarth Shaw LLP

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Chris de Mauny

Partner,

Bird & Bird

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Janet Torres

Associate Partner in Cyber Strategy, Risk & Compliance

IBM

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Kirk Sigmon

Intellectual Property Litigator,

Banner Witcoff

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Jevan Neilan

Privacy & Data Security Head of

San Francisco,

Mason Hayes & Curran

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Collin Vierra

Partner,

Eimer Stahl LLP

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Morgan MacBride

Counsel,

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

AGENDA

(Guaranteed Introductions & One on One Meetings)

(08:00 AM – 04:45 PM Local Time)

08:30 AM – Onwards

Conference Registration

  • Networking tea with speakers & delegates.

  • Informal networking with exhibitors.

08:45 AM – 09:00 AM

Introduction & Peer Networking

  • Event Introduction: Get to know the daylong exciting networking & learning opportunities

  • One-on-One Introduction: Let the industry know you and your expertise

09:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Collaborative Round Table Discussions

Dialogues with Chief IP Officers: Insights and Perspectives

  • Extracting Key Insights from Esteemed IP Industry Leaders

  • Unveiling Perspectives on Current IP Trends and Challenges

  • Sharing Strategies for IP Leadership and Innovation

  • Navigating Complex Legal Landscapes: Success Stories and Lessons Learned

  • Pioneering Future Directions in IP Practice and Industry Evolution

Speakers:

Stephanie Wang, Vice President, IP, Legal, Ultima Genomics

Tom Mavrakakis, Director, Patents, IBM

Brent Yamashita, Partner, DLA Piper

Praveer Gupta, Director, Patents and Innovation Strategy, Uniphore

Siraj Husain, Deputy General Counsel & Senior Director, IP, AEye, Inc.

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Collaborative Round Table Discussions 

The Role of AI in Data Privacy Compliance, IP Protection, and Regulatory Navigation

  •  Leveraging AI for Automated Data Privacy Compliance Monitoring and Reporting

  •  Enhancing IP Protection Through AI-Powered Detection and Response Mechanisms

  • AI-Driven Regulatory Intelligence: Streamlining Compliance Navigation and Updates

  • Optimizing Data Privacy Impact Assessments (DPIAs) with AI Analytics

  • AI-Enabled Risk Assessment and Mitigation Strategies for Regulatory Compliance

Speakers:

Chen Gu, Senior IP Counsel, Seyond

Siddhi Shah, Senior Patent Counsel, Micron Technology

Foram Dmytryk, Privacy and Data Protection Attorney, InfoLawGroup LLP

Udit Gami, Product Privacy, Meta

Lisa Glover-Gardin, Adjunct Professor of Law, Santa Clara University School of Law

Meredith Lobel-Angel, Associate General Counsel, HealthEquity

Elena Shturman, Compliance Manager, Ceribell

Myrto Koimtzoglou, Chief Compliance Officer, Valley Strong Credit Union

Bram Schumer, Privacy and Cybersecurity Attorney, Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz

Kimberly Griffin, Counsel, Scale LLP

11:00 AM – 11:30 AM

Informal Networking & Tea Break

  • Networking tea with speakers & delegates.

  • Informal networking with exhibitors.

11:30 AM – 12:00 PM

Keynote Address 

  • AI – the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

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Responsible Uses of AI

Irresponsible Uses of AI

  • Deepfakes – How to Spot them and How to Mitigate them

  • AI Hallucinations

  • AI Cybercrime

  • Conclusion

Speaker:

Malgorzata (Gosia)  Kulczycka, Partner, PATTERSON + SHERIDAN, LLP

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12:00 PM – 01:00 PM

Collaborative Round Table Discussions

 

Patenting AI Innovations: Protecting Data Privacy and Cybersecurity in AI-driven Technologies

 

  • Addressing Data Privacy Concerns in AI Patent Applications and Innovations

  • Ensuring Cybersecurity Measures are Integral to AI Patenting Processes

  • Balancing Innovation with Data Privacy Protection in AI-driven Technologies

  • Navigating Legal and Ethical Considerations in Patenting AI Innovations

  • Leveraging Patent Strategies to Safeguard Against Cyber Threats in AI Systems

Speakers:

Collin Vierra, Partner, Eimer Stahl LLP

Jevan Neilan, Privacy & Data Security Head of San Francisco, Mason Hayes & Curran

Sarah Mirza, Partner and Patent Attorney, Squire Patton Boggs

Sriranga Veeraraghavan, Vice President, Legal,  Xperi

Michael Rueckheim, Patent Litigation Partner, Winston & Strawn LLP

Bao Tran, VP, IP & General Counsel, Cisbay Global, Inc.

Emily Jones, Partner and Head of US Office, Simmons & Simmons

Praveer Gupta, Director, Patents and Innovation Strategy, Uniphore

Laila Paszti, Partner, Kirkland & Ellis LLP

01:00 PM – 02:00 PM

Informal Networking & Lunch Break

  • Networking lunch with speakers & delegates.

  • Informal networking with exhibitors.

02:00 PM – 02:50 PM

Collaborative Round Table Discussions

 

Trade Secrets Protection: Safeguarding Confidential Information in the Digital Era

 

  • Implementing Robust Cybersecurity Measures to Protect Digital Trade Secrets

  • Developing Comprehensive Trade Secret Protection Strategies for Remote Work Environments

  • Navigating the Legal Landscape: Trade Secret Enforcement in the Digital Age

  • Addressing Insider Threats and Data Breach Risks to Safeguard Confidential Information

  • Leveraging Encryption and Access Controls to Secure Trade Secrets Across Digital Platforms

Speakers:

Avy Mallik, General Counsel, California Department of Financial Protection and Innovation

Sriranga Veeraraghavan, Vice President, Legal, Xperi

Jaime Raba, Partner, Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Robert Kang, Professorial Lecturer, The George Washington University Law School

Howard Holderness, Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig, LLP

02:50 PM – 03:40 PM

Collaborative Round Table Discussions

 

Ethical and ESG Considerations in IP

 

  • Balancing IP protection with public interest in sustainability and social equity.

  • Aligning IP strategies with ESG goals.

  • Ensuring transparency and fairness in IP litigation practices.

  • Promoting open licensing models to support accessibility and social responsibility.

  • Cybersecurity and IP.

Speakers:

Morgan MacBride, Counsel, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

Chris de Mauny, Partner, Bird & Bird

Fabio Marino, Partner, Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP ​

David Tsai, IP Litigation Partner, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

Janet Torres, Associate Partner in Cyber Strategy, Risk & Compliance, IBM

03:40 PM – 04:30 PM

Collaborative Round Table Discussions

 

Trademark Evolution: Navigating Digital Disruption and Brand Identity in 2024

 

  • Adapting Trademark Strategies to the Digital Era: Responding to Disruptive Technologies and Online Platforms

  • Protecting Brand Identity in the Age of Digital Disruption: Trademark Considerations and Best Practices

  • Leveraging Trademarks for Digital Marketing and Brand Engagement in 2024

  • Navigating Trademark Challenges in Emerging Technologies: AI, IoT, and Blockchain

  • Strategies for Trademark Evolution: Balancing Innovation with Brand Protection in the Digital Landscape

Speakers:

Navneet Chugh, Managing Partner, Chugh LLP

Austin R. Phillips, Associate General Counsel, Meta

Emilie Lavirotte, Senior Advisor Intellectual Property, SEPHORA

Patricia Rothenberg, Global Chief Operating Officer & General Counsel, 72andSunny

04:30 PM – 04:40 PM

Informal Networking & Tea Break

  • Networking tea with speakers & delegates.

  • Informal networking with exhibitors.

04:40 PM – 04:45 PM

Thank You Note & Closing Remarks

Thank you note in the presence of all speakers, sponsors & global delegates who made this event happen with their undaunting support and participation.

*Program and Timings are subject to change without notice.

**A collaborative round table discussion is a group conversation format where individuals from different backgrounds and experiences come together to discuss a specific topic or issue. Unlike traditional presentations or lectures, where one person is the  primary speaker, round table discussions encourage all participants to share their ideas, experiences, and perspectives

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Networking Tea and Luncheon Pass

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TESTIMONIALS

"I'd like to express my heartfelt appreciation for the invitation to the Global Legal ConfEx yesterday. From attending insightful sessions throughout the day to witnessing excellent organization, remarkable content, and captivating speakers, the event exceeded expectations. The networking opportunities were also exceptional. Thank you for extending the invitation; it was a truly valuable experience."

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Danielle Carr

Senior Associate, SCA ONTIER LLP, UK

"I had the pleasure of attending the Dubai ConfEx for the second time and I must say it was extremely well-organized. There were numerous professionals to connect with from the GDPR field, and I obtained many high-quality leads. I would definitely love to attend such events in the future."

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Samira Taourit

MEA Marketing coordinator, 
Dilitrust, France

"The conference kicked off on a positive note with everyone introducing themselves, and David Kappos' captivating and informative opening speech was a standout moment. The remarkable level of organization played a pivotal role in the conference's overall success. I am grateful for the opportunity to have attended and eagerly anticipate future events of the same caliber."

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Roberto Valenti

Partner,

DLA Piper, Italy

SPONSORS & PARTNERS

Presenting Sponsors

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Prominent Sponsors

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Knowledge Partners

Media Partners