Events

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.

To find out more about our current and previous events, please visit www.WTR-events.com

IPBC Australasia 2018

25 October 2018 - Melbourne, Australia

Built on IAM’s extensive relationships within the Australian and NZ IP communities, IPBC Australasia is specifically designed for senior IP executives at the region’s leading corporates, research institutions and governmental agencies, plus emerging companies from across the industry spectrum. The IPBC Australasia programme takes the core themes of IP value creation and strategic corporate IP best practice and discusses them from both the NZ and Australian standpoints, with particular attention to innovation-based growth, IP risk mitigation and international expansion strategies.

IPBC Asia 2018

2-4 December 2018 – Shanghai, China

The Asia-Pacific region is cementing its position as the focus point for the international IP market as its rapid development drives deal making, IP investment and litigation trends. Against this background, IAM is pleased to be returning to Shanghai for the sixth IPBC Asia, hosted at the Ritz-Carlton Pudong on December 2 to 4 2018. The packed, fully bilingual programme (with simultaneous Chinese-English translations) will explore IP value creation strategies with a specifically Asian flavour, address the issues faced by the region’s rights holders as they expand their businesses overseas, and provide market insights and practical advice for international IP owners operating in the region. 

2018 AIPPI World Congress

23-26 September 2018 – Cancun, Mexico

AIPPI is dedicated to the worldwide development and improvement of laws for the protection of intellectual property. More than 125 countries are represented across its membership of over 9,000 IP professionals of all backgrounds. The annual AIPPI World Congress provides a fantastic opportunity to learn about and discuss many areas of IP law, as well as network and enjoy the fantastic location. Join AIPPI in Cancun this September and work with us to shape the global future of IP law.

Managing Trademark Assets Europe 2019

28 January 2019 – London, UK

As brands grow, new markets open up, the online world expands and social media presence is enhanced, both opportunities and infringement result. But while responsibilities grow, for many resources and budgets do not.

World Trademark Review’s Managing Trademark Assets Europe will provide insights and best practice for cost-effectively managing trademark portfolios. Attendees will hear senior in-house counsel from a range of industries discuss how best to manage risk and communicate the value of brands to the business.