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    The London IP Summit

    Location: London, UK
    Date: October 12-13, 2015
    TechInsights Presence: Attend

    TechInsights is looking forward to attending this annual event. The event invites IP regulators, policy makers, Board-level IP managers as well as patent experts and investors in a dialogue designed to address and to discuss best practices and solutions to enhance global, regional; and national; patent management strategies. Please contact George Matta, Principal, IP Services and Danny Thomas, Director of Sales EMEA to set up a meeting at this event.

    LES Annual

    Location: New York, NY, USA
    Date: October 25-28, 2015
    TechInsights Presence: Attend

    TechInsights is looking forward to attending the upcoming LES Annual meeting. The attendees represent a highly diverse community of licensing, intellectual property, business development and technology professionals. The meeting offers a unique opportunity to gain broad exposure in the IP marketplace and reach a targeted group of decision makers. Please join Conor Sheehan VP, Global Business Development & Sales EMEA and Mike McLean, SVP, IP Services at this upcoming event. Contact us to set up a meeting in NYC.

    IPBC Asia

    Location: Tokyo, Japan
    Date: November 8-10, 2015
    Sponsorship level: Gold

    TechInsights is proud to be a gold level sponsor at this annual event. IPBC has established itself as the world’s principal forum for senior thought leaders who specialise in the business of intellectual property, giving them a forum to come together and discuss cutting-edge issues around IP value creation. Please join Mike McLean, SVP, IP Services on November 9th as he participates in the “Big Market, Big Change” panel discussion.

    Stop by booth #26 to meet with the rest of the TechInsights team or contact us to set up a meeting.



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