What is next in the field of SEPs and standardization? - Brussels 2015

At this half day conference we will host a round table discussion looking at the latest developments in standard setting for essential patents, the role of enforcement and litigation and developments in patent policy. We will also look at the challenges and opportunities for antitrust enforcement of FRAND committed SEPs and the new ecosystem for standardization.

Full Speakers List:

  • Renata B. Hesse, Deputy Assistant Attorney General, US Department of Justice
  • Cecilio Madero Villarejo, Deputy Director General, DG Competition, European Commission
  • Riccardo Celli, Partner, O'Melveny & Myers LLP
  • Nicholas Banasevic, Head of Unit, DG Competition, C3
  • Phil Wennblom, Chair of IEEE-SA's Corporate Advisory Group
  • Heinz Polsterer, Head of Standardization and IPR Management, Deutsche Telekom
  • Richard Vary, Head of Litigation, Nokia
  • Georg Kreuz, IP Chief Counsel EMEA, Huawei
  • Eileen Sheehan, Legal Secretary for Advocate General Wathelet, European Court of Justice
  • Sven Völcker, Partner, Latham & Watkins
  • Robert McLeod, Editor in Chief and Chief Executive, MLex (Moderator)
  • Matthew Newman, Senior Correspondent, MLex (Moderator)
  • Lewis Crofts, Chief Correspondent, MLex (Moderator)

Benefits of attending:

  • Network with the top officials, executives and litigators in the field
  • Insight from leading US and EU regulators
  • Analysis of the future of SEPs and standardisation with one panel dedicated to the corporate view
  • Commentary by industry experts

Date and Time
Wednesday, 17 June
08:15 - 12:15

Venue
Renaissance Brussels Hotel, Rue du Parnasse 19, 1050 Brussels

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