A number of trademark-related events are held throughout the world each year. On this page you will find details about those that we consider to be the most significant and interesting from the perspective of a World Trademark Review reader, including the most up-to-date information concerning conferences organised by World Trademark Review and Globe Business Media Group.

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IPBC Global 2019

June 16-18, 2019 – Boston, United States

In the face of the fourth industrial revolution, it has never been more important to ensure that IP strategy is fully aligned with overall business goals – or to recognise that traditional models of IP value creation could well be redundant in a time of unprecedented technological development, innovation and convergence.

IPBC Global’s 2019 programme is focused on exploring all the key issues that this new era of change presents for corporate IP leaders, as well as policy makers, investors, the legal profession and third-party service providers.

BIO International Convention

June 3-6,  2019 - Philadelphia, PA

Join us at BIO 2019, June 3-6, for the world’s largest biotechnology partnering event of the year! BIO One-on-One Partnering™ is the most efficient way to do business in the biotech and pharma industry without travelling all over the world. Multi-faceted search capabilities allow you to identify and request meetings with prospective biotech investors and senior business development executives. See who you can meet in Philadelphia.  

ECTA 38th Annual Conference

June 26-29,  2019 - Edinburgh, Scotland

ECTA’s 38th Annual Conference, taking place in the stately charm and elegance of Scotland’s capital city Edinburgh, offers the ideal setting to take part in an informed debate on ‘New Horizons through the Highland Haze’. Between 26 and 29 June 2019 two workshops and nine conference sessions will be dedicated to the latest developments in the fields of trademarks, designs, copyright and other IP rights. The equally compelling evening programmes and Saturday excursions will provide an insight to Scotland’s fascinating history and scenic beauty.

Brand Protection Online Europe

October 14, 2019 - London, UK

Brand Protection Online Europe will provide a unique forum for in-house counsel to discuss the challenges, opportunities and risks being faced as online and technological environments continue to evolve.