As the world becomes increasingly interconnected, protecting intellectual property becomes more important than ever before. Intellectual property conferences provide an opportunity for professionals in this field to learn from experts, share their knowledge and experiences, and network. Read on and discover which intellectual property conferences in 2023 are worth attending.
INTA Annual Meeting
The International Trademark Association (INTA) is one of the largest and most prestigious organizations dedicated to intellectual property law. Its annual meeting brings together thousands of experienced brand professionals from around the world to discuss emerging issues and trends in this field. INTA’s 2023 Annual Meeting Live+ in-person will take place from May 16 to 20 in Singapore, whereas the virtual conference will be streamed from June 27–29.
The Intellectual Property Business Congress (IPBC) Global is an annual conference that focuses on the business side of intellectual property. It brings together over 600 IP owners, corporate executives, policy experts, legal professionals, investors, and other stakeholders to discuss best practices for monetizing and protecting IP assets. The 2023 IPBC Global conference will take place from June 12-14 in San Diego, USA. This year, the intellectual property conference will focus on topics such as technology convergence, licensing negotiations, resource restraints, etc.
MARQUES Annual Conference
MARQUES is a European organization dedicated to trademark protection and promotion. Its annual conference brings together trademark professionals from across Europe to discuss best practices, legal developments, and policy issues. During the upcoming intellectual property conference, there will be sessions that focus on the impact of sustainability and emerging technologies on the future of brands. Attendees will have the opportunity to delve into topics such as Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, and digital dispute resolution. The sessions will explore strategies for responding to external disruptions, managing virtual/augmented reality and deep fakes, and branding innovative products. The 2023 MARQUES Annual Conference will be held from September 20-23 in Madrid, Spain.
LES Annual Meeting
The Licensing Executives Society (LES) is an organization dedicated to promoting intellectual property licensing and transfer. Its annual meeting brings together licensing professionals, academics, and government officials to discuss the latest developments in this field. The 2023 LES Annual Meeting will take place from October 15-18 in Chicago, USA.
AIPLA Annual Meeting
The American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) is one of the largest organizations of intellectual property professionals in the United States. Its annual meeting provides an opportunity for members to network, attend educational sessions, and engage in policy discussions. The 2023 AIPLA Annual Meeting will take place from October 19-21 in National Harbor, just outside Washington, DC.
AIPPI World Congress
The International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI) is an organization dedicated to promoting the protection of intellectual property rights around the world. Its World Congress brings together over 2000 IP professionals from more than 100 countries to discuss emerging issues and best practices. The 2023 AIPPI World Congress will be held from October 22-25 in Istanbul, Türkiye.