Make the most of your IP - register for the next Strategic Intellectual Property Forum

The third Strategic Intellectual Property Forum, a half-day seminar designed to help companies better understand innovation and IP management, will take place on 24 May at the IfM.

It will be themed around ‘Organising for IP Exploitation’, and will feature an impressive line-up of speakers discussing some of the challenges and opportunities faced by IP professionals:

  • Stephan Wolke is Head of Intellectual Property & Services at Thyssenkrupp AG, the global steel production and manufacturing giant. He will describe how IP has become central to Thyssenkrupp strategy and the impact that has had on the business.
  • Ian Harvey, Former CEO of healthcare company BTG Plc, will discuss IP and China, de-bunking some myths and offering practical guidance.
  • Annie Brooking is CEO of award-winning, Cambridge-based tech company, Bactest and author of Intellectual Capital and Corporate Memory. She will provide insights into developing successful IP-based business strategies gleaned from her extensive experience as a CEO and non-executive director bringing many new products to market.
  • Ian Anderson is Innovation Director at Bespak, a leading developer and manufacturer of complex medical devices, with an innovation centre in Cambridge. Ian will discuss the use of IP as a marketing and commercial tool.

The event is for decision-makers and IP managers in businesses of all sizes, with VPs of Technology, Heads of IP and Licensing Executives already registered. Attendance is free of charge, although pre-event registration is required.


Click here for more details about the event.


Strategic IP forum

Date published

13 May 2016

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