Brand Strategy Summit Europe returns with world-class speaker line-up

Brand Strategy Summit Europe returns with world-class speaker line-up

WTR Live: Brand Strategy Summit Europe returns to London this year, with a stellar line-up of speakers from some of the world’s biggest brands.

Over 150 senior industry leaders, legal professionals, policy makers and their trusted legal advisers will gather in London on 12 and 13 March 2024.

Across two days of high-level discussions and networking sessions, attendees will develop the commercial and strategic insight necessary to overcome evolving brand challenges while maintaining their brand’s competitive edge. 

Representatives from the likes of Canon, Hasbro, Liverpool Football Club and Mars will offer strategic takeaways for developing brands under tightening budgets, tackling online and cross-border infringement, and revolutionising the brand protection landscape.

Keynote speaker Miles Rees, deputy director of IP enforcement at the UK Intellectual Property Office, will kick off the event.

From there, topics will range from brand security on social media, making money from your trademarks, and the evolution of the domain name landscape, to working with law enforcement, integrating AI into brand processes, and inspiring leadership in times of difficulty.

Speakers include:

  • Adefunke Adeyeye, Global Head Anti-Counterfeiting and Product Protection, Haleon
  • Gonzalo Bleda, Legal Officer, Internet Dispute Resolution Section, WIPO
  • Bence Bozóki, Senior IP Counsel, Mars
  • Federica Combariati, Senior IP Counsel, ASSA ABLOY Group
  • Mark Cruickshank, Managing Legal Counsel, NatWest Group
  • Rosana De Lima Bezerra, Legal Counsel, TUI
  • Paul Dicken, Director, Brand Protection, Liverpool Football Club
  • Maria Fernandez Marques, Head Legal Brand Protection Rights Management, Novartis
  • Katie Goulding, Brand IP Manager, and Darshak Kacha, Global Brand Protection and Investigations Manager, Jaguar Land Rover
  • Magdalena Hesse, Brand Protection Manager, Next
  • Taru Kallio-Nyholm, Trademark and Design Counsel, Orion Corporation Andrew Masterson, Detective Inspecton, Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit, City of London Police
  • Stacie McKendrick, Brand Protection Manager, Spectrum Brands
  • Mitain Patel, Senior IP Counsel, Canon EMEA
  • Stasa Racnik, Senior Manager, Brand Protection, Hasbro
  • Emma Reeve, IP Counsel, Centrica
  • Thomas Richter, Head of IP and Trademarks, Bauer Media Group
  • George Sevier, Head of IP Enforcement, Brands and Licencing, Dyson
  • Helen Stanwell Smith, Head of Brand Protection, ITV
  • Martha Vanin, Global IP Counsel, Focusrite Audio Engineering Limited
  • Ronald van Tuijl, Trademark and Design Director, JT International SA
  • Sebastien Vitali, Head of Trademarks, Johnson Controls
  • Charlotte Walters, Brand Protection Manager, Orange

The full list of speakers can be found here.

For more information about the event, and to view the agenda, click here.

In-house professionals attend for free. So don’t delay. Book your place today.

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