We have gathered a list of all the patent and trademark related conferences throughout 2017 so you can effectively plan your year and ensure you don’t miss out on networking and learning opportunities.

January 2017

Anti-Counterfeiting Summit West, San Francisco, CA. 23-25 January 2017
Anti-Counterfeiting Summit 2017

Oil & Gas IP Summit, Hilton Olympia, London. 25-26 January 2017
Oil & Gas IP Summit 2017

ACPC Winter Meeting, Orlando FL, January 29-1 February 2017
ACPC Winter

February 2017

AIPLA Mid-Winter Meeting Fort Lauderdale, FL. 1-4 February 2017
American Intellectual Property Law Association

ABA Mid-Year Meeting, Miami 1-7 February 2017
2017 ABA Mid-Year Meeting

Anticounterfeiting Conference: Staying Ahead of the Curve,Hong Kong, 6-7 February 2017
Anticounterfeiting Conference

March 2017

Global IP Exchange, Berlin, 6-8 March 2017
Global IP Exchange

AUTM Annual Meeting, Hollywood, FL 12-15 March 2017
AUTM 2017 Annual Meeting

PTMG Spring Meeting, Paris, Frace 13-14 March 2017
PTMG Spring 2016

Brands and Fashion Conference, New York, US 22-23 March 2017
Brands and Fashion, New York

FICPI Executive Committee Meeting, Hangzhou, China, 20-25 March 2017
FICPI World Congress 2016

Invention Analysis and Claiming Seminar, USA (March 13-14 in Chicago, Illinois/March 22-23 in Arlington, Virgina/April 3-4 in New York, New York)
Invention Analysis and Claiming Seminar

April 2017

ABA 32nd Annual IP Law Conference, Arlington, VA, 4-6 April 2017
ABA 32nd Annual Conference 201

Nordic IPR- Copenhagen, Denmark 11/12 April 2017
Nordic IPR 2016

AIPPI Baltic Conference, Jurmala, Latvia. 11-13 April 2017
Batlic Conference, Latvia

China Intellectual Property & Innovation Summit 2016, China 14-15 April 2016
China Intellectual Property & Innovation Summit 2016

LESI Annual Conference, Paris 23-25 April 2017
LESI 2017

World IP Forum, 26-28th April, Bengaluru, India
World IP Forum

Pharma & Biotech Patent Litigation – 25-26 April 2017, Amsterdam

Pharma Biotech Patent Litigation

This conference will provide an invaluable focus for analysis of all the fundamental changes affecting Pharma and Biotech Patents across Europe and the US and consider the impact of judicial decisions in the national courts on your litigation strategies.

May 2017

Pharmaceutical Patent Extension May 9-10 2017


Pharmaceutical Patent Extension

This Forum remains the best and most comprehensive conference in the European market solely dedicated to all developments in the world of SPC’s and pharmaceutical patent term extensions.

AIPLA Spring Meeting, Marriott Marquis San Diego, 17-19 May 2017

AIPLA Spring Meeting, Marriott Marquis San Diego, 17-19 May 2017

INTA Annual Meeting Barcelona, Spain 20-24 May 2017
139th INTA Annual meeting 2017, Spain

June 2017

Holborn Bars – DeVere 138 – 142 Holborn London EC1N 2NQ

Holborn Bars – DeVere 138-144 Holborn London EC1N 2NQ

EPO ORAL PROCEEDINGS 2017 – 19/06/2017 8:00am
Hallam Conference Centre, 44 Hallam Street, London W1W 6JJ

Bio International Conference, San Francisco, CA 19-22 June 2017
BIO conference 2017

ECTA 35th Annual Conference Budapest, Hungary, June 28-1 July 2017

July 2017

Unitary Patent & Unified Patent Court Munich, Germany – July 5th, 2017

Unitary Patent & Unified Patent Court 2017

In the frame of its 5th edition, Premier Cercle gathers the most important stakeholders who work for the implementation of the future Unitary Patent System and the establishment of the Unified Patent Court. The system’s launch in December 2017 will be discussed by the European judges, the Committees and the Industry. This event is organised in collaboration with the European Patent Office on July 5, 2017 in Munich (Germany).

August 2017

ABA Annual Meeting, New York, 10-15 August 2017
ABA Annual Meeting 2017

September 2017

IPO Annual Meeting, Marriott Marquis, San Francisco, CA USA, 17-19 September 2017
Intellectual Property Owners Association

The Trademark Administrators and Practitioners (TMAP) Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, September 17–19, 2017
The Trademark Administrators and Practitioners (TMAP) Meeting 2017

MARQUES Annual Meeting, Prague, 19-22 September 2017

PIUG Northeast Conference
PIUG 2017 Northeast Conference, September 25 – 27, 2017, APA Hotel Woodbridge in Iselin, NJ.

The PIUG Northeast Conference brings together experts in the areas of chemistry, biology, other sciences, engineering, and legal topics relating to patent information. It is an excellent forum to learn and share best practices regarding a specific process in searching and retrieving patent information. Vendors will be available to discuss their expertise and products. The key objective of this meeting is to provide opportunities for learning, networking and professional development. https://www.piug.org/ne17meeting .

IP World Summit, 25-27 September, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

IP World Summit, formerly known as Global Patent Congress, offers IP leaders a mix of thought provoking and practical sessions now covering a range of approaches to IP protection and monetization, including patents, trade secrets, designs, copyright, licensing and trademarks. Designed exclusively for Chief Intellectuals Property Officers, Heads of Patents, Heads of IP, IP Managers and Patent Attorneys; IP World Summit provides the opportunity to benchmark strategies plus learn from global leaders on how to balance increasing business interest in IP portfolios. Download the 2017 agenda at https://ipworldsummit.iqpc.com/patent-lawyer

IP World Summit 2017

ERA Annual Conference on Trade Marks and Designs in Europe 2017, Alicante (Spain), 28 – 29 September 2017
Annual Conference on Trade Marks and Designs in Europe 2017
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October 2017

Changing Landscape of Latin America, Cartagena, Colombia, October 2–3, 2017
Changing Landscape of Latin America

FICPI Open Forum, Venice, Italy,  25-28 October 2017
FICPI Open Forum 2016

PTMG Autumn Conference, Toronto, Canada, 4-7 October 2017
PTMG Autumn 2017

AIPPI World Congress Sydney, Australia, 13-17 October 2017
Milan, AIPPI Congress 2017

The 2017 AIPPI World Congress will be held in Sydney, Australia and promises to be an unforgettable event that will bring together attendees from all over the world. There is no better place to learn and discuss hot IP topics in a pleasant and welcoming environment, than the commercial capital of Australia. The annual AIPPI World Congresses offer excellent networking opportunities and educational programmes, which feature sessions on international IP issues, special panels of experts, mock trials and much more. Please join us in Sydney in 2017 for what will undoubtedly be a spectacular Congress. For more information visit aippi.org/event/2017-aippi-world-congress-sydney/.

AIPLA Annual Meeting, Marriott Wardman Park, Washington, DC, October 19-21 2017
AIPLA annual meeting

Life Sciences IP Summit, London, UK 20-21st October 2016
Life Sciences IP Summit 2016 

LES 2017 Annual Meeting, Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile, Chicago, IL, Oct. 22-25, 2017
LES Annual Meeting 2017

ERA Annual Conference on European Patent Law 2017, Brussels (Belgium), 26 October 2017 – 27 October 2017
Annual Conference on European Patent Law 2017
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November 2017

APPA 67th Council Meeting, Auckland, New Zealand, November 4-7, 2017
67th Asian Patent Attorneys Association, 2017

ERA Annual Conference on European Copyright Law 2017, Trier (Germany), 9 – 10 November 2017
Annual Conference on European Copyright Law 2017
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December 2017

Brand Authenticity Conference, Berlin, Germany, November 30-December 1, 2017
Brand Authenticity Conference

IP Summit 2016 Brussels – December 7-8 2017

IP Summit Brussels

This high-level conference gathers + 450 practitioners to discuss the timeliest IP issues and EU reforms related to patent, copyright, trademark, design and new technologies.

This 2-day conference is the forum to discuss with worldwide experts on IP trends, attend innovative panels and discover the impact of new technologies on IP.

The key figures: + 100 speakers, + 400 delegates + 30 IP hot topics discussed.